Whenever I get a kit to add to the stash, whether Ebay, hobby shop, online, etc, for the most part a quick peak inside and off to the stash it goes.. But one look at this, the detail for this scale it was basically the 48th kit shrunk down to[...]
Saipan...summer of "44"...decals from the Hasegawa P-47...bazooka tubes from the P-51D
Hello everyone this is my first posting on this site, I will start with my favorite build up to this point. Monograms B-26C kit converted to the B-26K Counter Invader using the Paragon set in 48th scale. Started in 1998 and completed around m[...]
Here is the expanded version of 1/48 Monogram B-25J Solid nose with new pictures. This was finished with the markings of “Emergency Strip” from 38th BG / 71st BS in Okinawa during August 1945.
The kit is old Monogram from 1991 with raised panel[...]
Tom's fine looking Panther and great story inspired me to dig up a few pics of my modest effort. An older build that finally made it out to the airport. This is the 1/48 Panther, painted with MM gloss dark blue. I would've liked to take more [...]
By rights, Grumman F9F-5 Panther BuNo 125459 should be the most famous Panther of all, and her pilot, Lieutenant Royce Williams, the most famous Panther pilot of all. However, immediately after the event for which this acclaim should have been[...]
This is a Monogram Speedi-Bilt model my father built some time in the early 50's. I can remember from about '54 on & I don't remember him building this so it must have been before then. These kits were plank balsa & acetate. As you can s[...]
This is a Monogram 1?24th Packard Phaeton. Built OOB. Spray painted with enamel paint from the little Testors bottle. If I remember correctly I was paying 5 cents for the when I began painting my models.
This whole series of Monogram classics is[...]
Here's a Crusader that I built several years ago, a Monogram F-8E that I converted to a J model, which I have ugraded over time. I added an aftermarket seat, and a flap/droop/underwing bay set by High Flight. I scribed lines on the leading edge [...]
At the end my B-25J finished few days ago.
You can see the end of the story from "Work in Progress - aircraft" section.