One thing about the Lindberg kits I have built is that the parts fit properly. All I did to this kit is open up the closed engine face and add a spare engine, some guns and an antenna. Everything else is out of the box. I did use the [...]
This is one of Capt. David McCampbell's Hellcats.
The kit is well engineered, the fit is great.
List of modifications:
-riveted the entire surface
-changed the .50 cal barrels to metal tubes
-brake cabels added to the landing gears
Thanks to Louis Gardner for starting this GB as it gave me a reason to build some of the Japanese A/C in my stash. The Ki-100-1 was quite a successful fighter and gave the allies all they could handle towards the end of the war. The Ki-100 [...]
This is a Eduards over tree kit, no decals no PE, perfect, I didn't need the kit decals and I don't do PE to well. The markings are of a F6F-5N of the Navy Reserve stationed at NAS Floyd Bennett Field Brooklyn NY. 1949. There is a bit [...]
Fun little kit, out of the box. Eduard made it too easy with this one, no need for filling, sanding, correcting...everything fit like a charm. This was the first time I got a chance to compare Hellcat with previously assembled Bf-109, [...]
The FAA used quite a number of Hellcats,and one of those was completely painted in glossy black!
Though there are a number of controversies,I decided that such a camo shouldn´t be passed by...
The kit used is the 1/48 Eduard Weekend [...]
This build is the 1/48 Eduard F6F-5N Hellcat Nightfighter. This is Eduard’s “Weekend Edition” so it comes with some resin detail accessories like radar pod, gun barrels, exhaust pipes, and under wing antenna. I also added Eduard’s [...]
This is the Eduard Weekend Edition kit built with a few add ones. The model represents the Hellcat flown by VMF(N)-533’s Captain Robert Baird on Okinawa in the summer of 1945. Baird became the Marines’ first night fighter ace with [...]
I acquired some cockpit and wheel well photo's, so I did my best to duplicate all of these items into this 1/32 scale model. I had to call upon my art talent to draw some logos that the pilot had someone paint on his airplane and/or apply [...]