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A Review of 2022

This year seems it was a blur. With uncertainty with the pandemic here not here, masks no masks, economy was in disarray, gas sky high especially here in California. The year was cruising along but in April I received a note from the new [...]

'P' (Pursuit) sub collection - Raul Hrubisko - 1/72243 models done

Hi I would like to share with you a couple of photos showing our recent achievement. With the P40 series done we have concluded the P (Pursuit) sub collection with 243 models. As we usually do we try to represent most of the different [...]

Revell/Monogram 1/48 P-38 J "Stinger"

Kit: Revell/Monogram's 1/48 p-38J Decals: Superscale Lighting Aces #48-1179 Paint: Vallejo Weathering: artist oils, weathering powder, chipping fluid, silver pencil Happy Thanksgiving fellow modelers! After a fun time building one of [...]

Video: TAMIYA 1/48 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II test build

Amazing! TAMIYA 1/48 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II New Tool Kit 61124 Test build, early sample. For more details about this Tamiya kit, tools from this video please visit: (link) Disclaimer: I am NOT! being paid to promote this kit, [...]

BAE Lightning T.Mk.4to the hell and back again

The kit is SWORD, 1:48, which was advertised to me as "beautiful kit, the last one in the shelf". OK, I always wanted to have this iconic fighter in my display, who does not want to build "beautiful" kit? I make the [...]

Review: Italeri 1/48 F-35B Lightning II Review

Tamiya 1/48 P-38J-15 Lightning, LO Major Richard I. Bong

See all my models at: (link) Photograpy: Nikon D300; Focus Stacking using Helicon Focus; Editing using LightRoom Paint: Various shades of Alclad Aftermarket: Air Masters gun barrels (AM-48-023); Ultracast resin seat (48223) Decals: Kit [...]

Tamiya P-38G Lightning "Miss Virginia"

Tamiya's P-38 is without a doubt the best engineered 1/48 scale model I've ever built. It is simply clever in every respect. I started this model about a year and a half ago and since I started I've completed six other projects. It was [...]

Hasegawa P-38J Lightning, ´Virginia Marie´, 1/48

I bought this one because I like how it look the metal color with that blue. Really different from others Lightnings. This one is from Hasegawa and it doesn´t has many details, and parts doesn´t fit really good so... I had to do a lot of [...]

Tamiya P-38F MTO, USAAF 1/48th Tunisia 1943

To say that the Tamiya P-38 was a joy to build is an understatement. Having built the Academy and Hasegawa Lightning's which are good models of the P-38, just that Tamiya had really taken a rather complicated twin boom air frame and made [...]