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1978 Monogram ME-262 Revisited

This was my 7th and last build for 2020. This kit's box and instruction sheet had a copyright date of 1978. The decals were in poor condition and not useable. Fortunately I had some decals from an Italeri kit. It was built out of the box and I f[...]

Me-163 Komet

Built back around 1989, () my Testors version was issued in 1982. The aircraft is the well-known rocket-powered interceptor, the Me163 Komet, in 1/48 scale. This kit had only about 25 pieces and the instruction sheet had good four-view dra[...]

2 Messerschmitts in original wartime paint

G’day all, it’s been an age since I posted here as life has been in the way of modelling recently. Unfortunately I still don’t have a project to share but I thought some of you might be interested in this. I recently took my son to the Australia[...]

AMtech/Tamiya 1/48 FW-Ta183A Huckebein

Pulled this little gem out of the stash and finally finished her. Started in 1942 as Project VI under the direction of engineer Has Multhopp she however would never fly. Designed with a 40 degree mid-mounted sweep wing, 60 degree vertical stab [...]

Three Me 262s Part 3: Me 262A-1a

As indicated by the title, this is the third of three Me 262s built simultaneously; 1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4 ( 2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 ( 3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a The subject this model represents is a Me 262A-1a aircraft operated but 3./KG(J) 54[...]

Three Me 262s Part 2: Me 262A-1a/U3

As indicated by the title, this is the second of three Me 262s built simultaneously; 1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4 ( 2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a ( The Me 262 was a natural candidate for a high speed reconnaissance platform and de[...]

Three Me 262s Part 1: Me 262A-1a/U4

As indicated by the title, this is the first of three Me 262s built simultaneously; 1. Dragon Me 262A-1a/U4 2. Hobby Boss Me 262A-1a/U3 ( 3. Tamiya Me 262A-1a ( The concept of an Me 262 armed with a large calibre weapon originated in February 1[...]

My 2020 builds

These are the four builds I completed in 2020. I posted the Rafale build earlier this year and the three Me 262s are the subjects of a work-in-progress thread ( and I'll post the final pictures here soon. I had hoped to finish a few other builds[...]

Hobby Craft YP-59 Aircomet 1/48

I built this when I just wanted a relatively easy and uncomplicated build. Of course that didn't mean I couldn't improve the kit by using some resin enhancements. I used True Details Cockpit also the True Details Wheels set. Both provided eas[...]

Me-262 O. O. B. Jet.

I promised to post one of my "Out-of-Box" models and here it is. The written data say's I built the model in December, 2006. (14 years ago). Photo's 2 & 3 show's that I already knew how to make scribing templates, with the use of aluminum [...]