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AW Siskin Mk.III 1/72 (Matchbox)

Hello again, I would like to present a few pics of one of my older models – a Siskin from Matchbox. A few details were scratchbuilt and the rigging was made from a black stockings (nylon thread). Kit was painted using GunzeSangyo Super Metalizer[...]

1/700 U.S.S. Fletcher (Matchbox) – weekend rebuild

I've had this old Matchbox 1/700 Fletcher destroyer model for at least 25 years.  I had built it partway down to the detail parts and left it, as shown in the picture to the right (no U.S. flag).  Last weekend I decided that I wanted to take on [...]

Folland Gnat T1, XR993, The Yellowjacks, 4 FTS RAF Valley Anglesey England 1964.

1/72 Matchbox, I modified a few small things, finished in Tamiya and MM enamels with Future over kit decals, built early 2000's.

Matchbox, 1/72 – P-47D Thunderbolt

Rebuild from an old-beaten up Matchbox kit from the 80's. Unpainted it, and did it again, just to test some techniques. The last varnish coat produced a 'whitish' look :-/

Matchbox 1/72 – Sea Harrier FRS.1

A very old kit, started back in the 80’s and kept unfinished until dec2017. It represents a pre Falklands war Sea Harrier from the Invencible (and that´s why it is in an almost new condition). This color scheme was repainted during the trip to [...]

Gentleman Soldier

I am a nostalgic of the old brands of miniatures so I decided to recover an old kit as the Vickers Wellesley (Matchbox, 1/72) and work with some new Mig Jiménez techniques and at the same time, wanted to experiment with clouds of dust in a deser[...]

1/72 Revell/Matchbox T-2C Buckeye VT-19 NAS Maridian 1975

Entering service in 1959, utilizing the wing design of the FJ-1 Fury and controls similar to the T-28, over the years the Buckeye trained thousands of naval aviators. finally being phased by the T-45 Goshawk in 2004. Revell's 2009 reboxing, the [...]

1/72 Matchbox PB4Y-2 Privateer

Finally have some pics to post of the finished build. My apologies for the quality - me and my iPhone have a more difficult time with larger subjects! This was the "enhanced" Privateer build that I posted in the Aircraft WIP thread, and if you[...]

AD-5 (A-1E) 1/48 Tamiya+Matchbox

Hi All, I would like to present my latest completion: the Big Face Spad. AD-5 (A-1E). The build were kitbashed from the infamous Tamiya A-1 Skyraider and Matchbox vintage AD-5. There are 1/32 resin conversion set from Fisher Model for Trumpet[...]

Sd.Kfz 173 Jagdpanther – X-mas gift

I was pure airplanes kits builder. But I want to make my son happy so I build him some tanks who he can put into his display and collect - maybe even play with them. So, I bought some really cheap kits from Revell. This is the second one - It a [...]