At the end of the year I again built a christmas model; I fortunate enough that the people around me not just tolerate my passion but it seems they actually like my little stuffs - so I occasionly build models as gifts for them. This ide[...]
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.
This is the model kit I got from Martin, the editor of Imodeler. It’s been mix feelings with this Heller kit. But seeing that it was a very old kit and compromises were taken into account, I now learn my way around such discrepancies in this kit[...]
Fast job with a great kit, I'm happy to post my second entry this month.
Paint and weathering products from Ammo by Mig.
This is Heller's T-28 Fennec, done as a US Navy T-28B, training aircraft. had to remove the pylon mounts under the wings and a scoop on top of the forward fuselage. The decals area mish mash of spares, replicating an A/C from VT-3. Didn't add en[...]
I'm still working on the Pe-2, and have spent the last couple of weeks securing and installing a spray booth, as I'm going to try my hand at airbrushing for the first time (testing Akan paints on the Pe-2, in prep for an F-4E in Greek Aegean Gho[...]
Greetings fellow modelers!
Some time ago I posted the Duquesne 1/400 from Heller ( and I've already explained the problems that it gave to me, but with this one (which is for the same customer as the Duquesne) it was a total different story.
As I wanted a relative strait forward build in between the groupbuilds, so I started working on this old Heller kit which I picked up second hand during one of the modelshows I visited in recent times.
I have a soft spot for French aircraft and[...]
Someone told me some time ago, that a good modeler is the one who can make a bad model look nice. In this case, I think it's true.
One of my customers ordered me this french frigate from Heller. I've never built any ship from Heller, so I gave [...]