Here is a 1/48 F7F that I did a while back. It was a first attempt to replicate the "blurred prop" effect seen in photos of real aircraft. I think it turned out well.
The blurred props were done with clear plastic that was masked and sprayed wi[...]
One of my favourite aircraft is the Tigercat, I first saw one in a old Tamiya Mag, and planned to build one myself one day.
The kit is pretty good, the plastic is very soft though. Plenty of flash and my kit had been attacked by th[...]
Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build.
It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL F7F-3 Tigercat mostly out of the box,and parts from[...]
Back in 1997, various air museums were having "Grumman flights." Out at Planes of Fame, they pulled off the Grumman Flight to end all Grumman Flights: F3F-2, FM-2, F6F-5, F7F-3, F8F-2, and TBM-3. I got this shot out of the waist window of "Ph[...]
Hi again- sorry for the multiple posts tonight- I only have now to do these.
I took the AMT F7F, converted it using the HiTech resin parts, Obscureco props (the kit ones are, well.. backwards), and Squadron canopies, and finally metal Cutting Ed[...]