This is Meng’s most excellent 1:48 P-51D. I’m sure most of you have read how it is possible (but not quite) to build this kit without glue. It’s true, but believe me, this is no beginner’s model. Nor is it a bang it out build. Fun? Absolutely! [...]
This is fourth of these that I have built (1 still in stash, lol). I made first kit when I was 11 or 12. I actually painted it white. I thought the instruction book looked white, lol. I gave up on Trumpeter 1/24. I wish I would have waited for m[...]
Here is my first entry for 2019.
This is 1/32 Tamiya P-51D Mustang with the markings of “Butch Baby” flown by Joseph Broadhead, Commander of 362nd FS, 357th FG, March 1945.
Cockpit modified with Barracudacast resin seat, Yahu instrument panel an[...]
What a classic!!! One of my all time favorite airframes built during WWII. This model was so much fun I lost track of time. I even added some photoetching to the flight deck. I have the history on this plane but I’m not one two write a lot. I ju[...]
This was a fun build OOB except decals. I ordered the aftermarket decals from scalehobbyist.com. Not a single problem with it either.
I´m a bit behind on my posting.
I finished this one yesterday, the Italeri rebox of the Hasegawa P-51D. I used a 25 year old Repliscale decal sheet for Chuch Yeager´s markings, whose only fault is the lack of the second "Glamorous Glenn III" de[...]
A couple years ago a friend of mine from England was building a full scale P-51 cockpit to display at shows. He was, and still is scrounging as many original parts as he can, but needed the blueprints to build the actual airframe. While any part[...]
This is a build of Col John Landers' famous 'Big Beautful Doll' with a bit of a twist - at the end of World War 2 he became commander of the 361st Fighter Group which had yellow noses and medium blue trim instead of the 78th Fighter Group's more[...]
For your evaluation guys….