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Lindberg 1/72 Coast Guard Tug Boat

This ol' girl has been around for decades. Not to be confused with the the Lindberg 1/87 Diesel Tug. (pictured last, and in an earlier article). It's a relatively simple, almost toy-like build. The instruction sheet has "color call outs" w[...]

Lindberg 1/48 scale P-80 C Shooting Star unexpected gift

Suprises can come to you from a very unsuspected source... As it happened I visited a model train fair yesterday together with a longterm modelmaker friend. He spotted between all scale trains an old Revell 1/32 scale Spitfire, one of the earlie[...]

XF-88 Voodoo – 1/48 Lindberg

History The XF-88 was designed to fill a USAF requirement for a "Penetration Fighter", a new class of aircraft for long-range escort of USAF bombers. Two XF-88s were ordered (S/N 46-525, 526) in 1946 and the first flight was on 29 October 1948. [...]

F-11F Tiger – Lindberg 1/48

Greetings fellow modelers! This time I brought to you a rare jet from Lindberg: the F-11F Tiger. It's a comission, but I found it to be really interesting. I've never built anything from Lindberg, and the only thing I knew from this brand was t[...]

Vintage Lindberg Model: 1/72 Curtiss BFC-2

This is a real vintage kit I built some time ago. I always love these pre-war Naval aircraft and try to build all the examples produced in a main-stream kit regardless of how old, and vintage it is. I had this one sitting in my stash for a lon[...]

Progress on the latest effort grande

This is a works-in-progress layout to assess initial positioning of structures. It's like working on a model of an architectural proposal with a lot more detail.The projected cost overruns of this project make it worthy of a government contract.[...]

Lindberg 1/48 Convair XFY-1 VTO “Pogo”

Trivia question: What post WWII US Navy aircraft had no tail hook or wing walks? Thanks to Jaime, I finally took this one from the stash and got busy. What was supposed to be a "group" build, sort of went by the wayside, with a couple of the [...]

Lindberg 1/48 XF-88 “Voodoo”

The XF-88 "Voodoo" , first flown in 1948, was an under powered version of came to be the F-101. It was designed to be a long range fighter to escort B-29's. The kit really shows it's age and outside of filling out my Voodoo collection, is not[...]

Lindberg 1/48 Gloster “Gladiator” Mk.II

This is the old Life-Like, Ideal, Lindberg Gloster Gladiator. In it's time (long ago) it was a decent kit. I modified it a little, to make a "stunt" plane out of it. The prop was from the Mk.I kit, and the seat/pilot/interior/windscreen wer[...]

Lockheed Vega “Century of Progress”

Designed in 1927, the Lockheed Vega was the first of the Lockheed "Stars" - Altair, Sirius and Orion - and was the Learjet of its day. Aerodynamically clean and constructed of wood with a fully-cantilever airframe, it was capable of 230 mph. A[...]