As the Dakota, the mighty Convair B-58 "Hustler" is a good subject to show how aluminium foil gives such birds an absolutely realistic metal finish. As all Monogram kits, the model is easy to build and I did it o.o.b. To foil the model with kit[...]
Thanks for letting me in to your society and I want to start my entree with a model in 1:48 scale of the most famous airplane of the world, the DC-3/C-47 Dakota .
The ancient Monogram Kit was used and the model has been built right out of the bo[...]
With the demise of Revell (Monogram) and the uncertainty of whether some of the old Monogram (and Revell) kits will still be available in years to come, I have taken to picking up ones I think are less likely to be re-popped. I figure the Tom D[...]
As I have stated here before, classic Monogram kits are my drug, and Emil at Skyway Models in Seattle is my pusher! For me the older the release the better, originals are best if they are not too spendy. So when I went to buy super glue and pr[...]
More than a hundred years ago, in a mountain village in Switzerland, lived a man who's strange experiments with the dead have since become legend.,the legend is still told the world over, the legend of Fraankensteen
ahhgh,pig snort, gasp...why[...]
Inspired by Greg Kittinger's father's photos, I decided to build an F-105F, using Monograms 1/72 kit. I tried to replicate the markings in Mr. Kittinger's images the best that I could, including the buzz number on the wing tanks, of which is ra[...]
The second Air Force jet fighter ordered into development, the F-84 was designed by Alexander Kartveli, who had created the P-47 Thunderbolt. After attempting a turbojet-powered replacement for the P-47, Kartveli and his team designed a new airc[...]
I have always really liked the naval vessels of the Cold War. I usually build aircraft models, but I got first started building ships with a 1/500-ish Renwal re-release, and I just stayed with the scale. This model hasn't been available for s[...]
Latest kit on the bench....hope you like it....
Scale 1/48 ,Monogram kit ..Tauro model decals , academy paddle propeller and AMT F 7 F tigercat engine .