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1/48th Hasegawa F4U-4 (Hybrid)

Having seen a photo of a F4U-4 Corsair in unusual markings I was motivated to attempt to model that plane. The final shot in this presentation is of the actual plane used as the basis of the build. That Corsair was a F4U-4 from VBF-81 in war ga[...]

HobbyBoss F4U-4 Corsair, 1/48. A Small Build Review of Sorts.

The Hobbyboss kit is proof that newer isn't necessarily better, but as an old Hasegawa F4U-4 was the first model I built upon returning to the hobby I felt that 3 years later it was time to have a stab at another F4U-4. In fact, I decided to bui[...]

Northrop F-5E Tiger II, Adversary – VFC-13 Fighting Saints

Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC-13) Saints is a US Navy fighter squadron that provides adversary training for U.S. Navy air wings at NAS Fallon, Nevada. The unit's mix of 23 F-5E, F-5F, and F-5N aircraft are all painted in a variety of colorful [...]

Sukhoi-30 MKI . 1/48 . HobbyBoss . . . .

Hello Friends, This is a Build of the HobbyBoss Sukhoi-30 MKK in 1:48 size. I build this kit into a Su-30MKI in service with the Indian Air Force. The build is OOB with required additions or modifications. The mods include : 1. Making the[...]

Antonov AN-2 Colt

Hobbyboss produced three kits of the AN-2, the AN-2V, the AN-2M and AN-2CX. The AN-2M is a specialized agricultural variant with a hermetically sealed cockpit and the squared-off rudder, so being one who wants a little more bang for their mode[...]

My 2020 builds

Hello everyone, We entered the last week of 2020 and I do not have any models that I will complete in this period. So I thought that it is the time to post my models completed in 2020. This year was very bizarre (Covid and its effects). But, des[...]

Making Ocean Waves . SH-60 Jayhawk . Diorama

Hello Everyone, My first try at making ocean waves. I use my old Hobbyboss 1/72 Sh-60 Jayhawk kit and I modify this by adding rudimentary pilots, ocean door and a winch wire. The Rotating blades are made by using Clear Acrylic sheet which w[...]

1/35 Hobbyboss AU-F1 on a T-72 chassis

My recently completed GCT 155mm AU-F1 on a T-72 chassis. This was mainly an OOB with only the barrel being an aftermarket metal one. Paint used is Vallejo Model Color No 128: 70.824 German Cam Orange Ochre. Last 2 pics are in natural light and t[...]

Hobby Boss Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 1/48

Hobby Boss Douglas A-4E Skyhawk in 1/48, converted to IAF A-4 Ahit from the 147 squadron “Flying Ibex”. Scratchbuilt the characteristic turbine exhaust extension with 15mm styrene rod and miliput for the fairing and moulding. Borrowed and extr[...]

Hobbyboss F-80 C Shooting Star “Saggin Dragon”

Although serving in small numbers towards the end of World War II, Lockheed’s pugnacious fighter made a name for itself as a fighter and strike bomber during the Korean War. To commemorate the start of the Korean War 70 years ago and to pay homa[...]