So this is the second build that I had promised a few days ago, another kit saved from the proverbial Shelf of Doom. This Tamiya F2A-2 kit, much like the Hobbycraft P-36 that came before, was purchased for something like $6 many years ago, [...]
How a company that produced buggies during the 19th Century and was virtually moribund before it was bought, resuscitated, and turned into a manufacturer of naval aircraft managed with its first design - the B-239 - to come in ahead of [...]
This build was a nice easy build of the Brewster Buffalo dressed in U.S. Navy colors of VS-102. Some photo etch details were added. I also used the Quickboost resin engine and super detailed it. The engine fit pretty well with only some [...]
Another beauty by PLASMO. The old (ancient?) Tamiya kit gets a proper treatment:
Hi everybody! This is my latest build, and this one is something special. First of all, this is an iModeler build, started back in October 2015, and it took 2 years and 7+ months to be completed. And all I can say – thank you everybody, [...]
Next, is the 1/48th scale Tamiya kit. This model represents the aircraft flown by Major Floyd B. "Red" Parks, C.O. of VMF-221.
Major Parks led the young pilots of VMF-221 against the incoming Japanese strike force. The inital [...]
Who doesn't like the Tamiya Buffalo? This is one I built a few years ago but somehow neglected to post. I built it straight from the box and finished it with Yellow Wings decals. The only other remarkable fact about it is that it is [...]
Finished using Aviatic CDL decals and Tamiya paints. Rigged with monofilament in the central section and EZ Line for the rest of the airframe.
Gaspatch terminals and Bobs Buckles completed the rigging process.
Wooden areas were [...]
BREWESTER 239 ,BW-374, 2/HLeLv 24,Suulajarvi,FINNLAND, maj.1944
Model made 20 years ago enriched with Eduard etched parts
Coloured with xtracolor.