After 8 Months of loving this build, heavily improvising her with Dowels, ratlines, deadeyes and blocks, Cannon tiebacks and Cannon shot etc.. pushing my capabilities, my 1759 ROYAL LOUIS - HELLER 1/200 is FINISHED. 5 months of building [...]
Robert Pasteau was the captain who flew this particular Marcel Bloch no.14, and along with pilot sargent Raymon Gimel, navigator sargent Robert Gonzalvez and gunner Claude Roques they all died the night of 25th of may 1940, while returning [...]
Maybe the French thought they would have air supremacy. Anyway, I finally finished up my 1/35 Somua S35 from Tamiya after having some bad luck with the camouflage on the turret. My original black outlines ran like mascara in the rain when [...]
Hi all, This one is almost done. Quick and easy build of the Tamiya AMX-13 kit, which is what you'd expect from recent Tamiya kits. For some reason this model got built, primered, and then sat in my "to finish pile" fort a few [...]
Pain-free. Go slow, enjoy the build and mind the gunsight glass so the carpet monster doesn't eat it. The blue decal for the spinner is poorly sized and if you use it, the decal won't conform no matter what decal setting solution you use. [...]
Hello to everyone! I finally decided to strafe my french Hanriot H232/2 kit from AZUR (not an easy one, I warn you). From the 35 aircrafts produced only 20 survived the german attack over France, so I guessed some of them might be strafed [...]
I bought this kit for $10 at a contest, after calling a friend to ask if he could vac-form new canopies, as those in the kit were yellow as burnt wheat! The kit was a mix - it has nicely engraved panel lines, some nice resin additions [...]
My first armour post on I-Modeller; the 1:72 M3A3 Stuart from S-Model, using Braille-Scale decals for a vehicle from the French army that landed in Southern France in August 1944. The S-Model kit is actually a quick-build kit, albeit a [...]
1/72 Heller, OOB except for some antennae, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit decals, built previous to 2005.
1/72 Heller, finished in Alclad and MM enamels with Future over kit decals, had a few problems with the finish of the Alclad black, built 2009 to 2012.