When you get some time off, build some models is what I say. Seem to be on a P-51 kick right now and here's my latest off the work bench. Had some trouble closing up the fuselage but believe it was operator head space and not the fault of the ki[...]
I've actually considered not going to model shows because it seems I'm a s****r for picking up very old kits. This P-51B is a show purchase that I've just completed as a fun weekend project. It was fun to build,however, it took me longer than t[...]
This is 1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang finished with the markings of 42-106730 Reggie s Reply flown by John T Godfrey from 336th FS in April 1944.
Cockpit modified by Eduard instrument panel, Quickboost gunsight and Ultracast seat
Painting done wi[...]
Well its been a productive five weeks and got three builds done . All painted with Tamiya paints . Love the Tamiya kits and cant get enough of them.
Most of us who build World War II aircraft, started out being interested in the ace's. Therefore most of us have cranked out a Don Gentile "Shangri-La" P-51B.
As the story goes, Don Gentile slammed his beloved aircraft into the runway, doing v[...]
First completion of the year, essentially started before the Christmas holiday but just now completed. This is the old Accurate Miniatures kit of the A-36 Apache from which the now defunct company produced various versions of early P-51's. I did[...]
1/72 Academy, I modified a few things, brass wire and tube to prop', landing light, guns, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with Future and Matt Cote over Aussie and kit decals.
1/72 Hasegawa, I modified the prop' with brass tube, added some Academy bombs, finished in MM, Humbrol and Tamiya enamels with MM 10000 and 30000 acrylics over kit and Aussie decals.
Here's a few pictures of my Accurate Miniatures early P-51A Mustang that I built a few years ago.
I've always been a big fan of early / pre war colors on both the US Army Air Corps / Army Air Force, and US Navy "Yellow Wings" era. During th[...]
This is 1/48 Accurate Miniatures P-51 Mustang 1a finished with the markings of "Mah Sweet Eva Lee".
Cockpit modified by Ultracast seat.
Other modifications are:
Ultracast flared exhausts