I really like Sherman with cast hull. This is a Firefly from Guards Arm. Div., 5 Guards Arm. Brig., 5 Btl. Coldstream Guards, ASqn 2C.
I added some stowage from Legend. The figure is from a Minecraft British tank crew set.
Sherman Firefly "Velikiye Luki"
2020 was the year of deals and clearance sales for me, which meant I got to build some things a bit outside of my comfort zone but got to beef up my modeling muscles. So, frustrated with the glut of models of Mi[...]
So, here's my take on a favourite airplane of mine. I decided early on to divert from the classic paint schemes and go for the more colorful, obscure schemes. So here we have an Ethiopian plane with an interesting camouflage, and an Indian targe[...]
This is my contribution to the Korean war group build or rather my first contribution as I may well do more , we have plenty of time after all.
The kit is the Special Hobby offering , I picked this kit up some years ago for £30 at a club meet b[...]
My dad´s next little armour project for diversion.
Tamiya kit built oob, only added an antenna. Painted with AK Real Color British SCC15 Olive Drab.
It´s one of Tamiya´s older kits with a metal lower hull. Gives the model nice weight but[...]
My first finished model this year.
I have waited a while for a 48 scale kit that suited my modeling skills, and still I wait! This kit is nicely molded, but the fit is quite “fiddly”. I will post more as I work through this, but I had to remove a lot of locating ribs to fit the f[...]
1/72 Special Hobby, my first Firefly, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in Model Master, Xtracolor X5, enamels with Halo decals, Future and Xtraflat
Here are a few photos from Australian National Avation Museum at Moorabbin airport, Melbourne, Australia. Thought someone might like a "sit-around" in the cockpit of Fairey Firefly AS.6, WD 827. General impression is good view forward and to the[...]
During the last year of the Second World War, the Fairey Firefly F.R.I had proven itself the best British designed carrier strike aircraft used in the conflict. With the end of the war and the need to get rid of the U.S. carrier aircraft provid[...]