Allow me first to make the point that I do not in any way disparage the town of Cooter Missouri nor any of the fine people that live there….
That being said:
This is a model of an airplane that I have wanted to build for a very long time and [...]
Having built a number of Mustangs in the past I was convinced that nothing could hold a candle to the Tamiya kit. While I'm still of that opinion this offering from Airfix has come a long way towards shaking my convictions. The surface detailing[...]
William Joyce, the Irish-American better known as ‘Lord Haw Haw’, was hanged as a traitor in Wandsworth Prison in January 1946. His failed appeal had gone to the House of Lords, as he argued that being an American citizen, also a naturalized Ger[...]
Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.
Subject: the story so far........
The year is 1949, and the Goodyear Trophy Races, are at their peak, with speed records being set almost weekly.
The "stars" of the "show" are what's now known as the "Goodyear Midgets"
Tony LeVier, a test pil[...]
1/48 Tamiya P51B using Ultracast seat and wheels, 500lb bombs from the Tamiya P-47 (imagine having a few spares there!)
Decals are from Red Roo, an Australian manufacturer of resin and decals dedicated to Australian subjects (check them out).
Here's my first model for the Nose Art Group Build, the venerable and somewhat ill-fitting Monogram P-51D. The kit was intended to honor my five year old grandson, who shares his name with John Meyer's famous Mustang "Petie". My friend Louis h[...]
Some more that may be of interest.
If you are going to be doing the new Airfix kit then these may be of interest. They are printed by Microscale and Cartograf and appear to be of good quality. Check your favourite supplier for availability. I notice it says for Tamiya kit but i w[...]
This is the Accurate Miniatures 1/48 scale kit. I picked up a Model Alliance decal set for RAF and Commonwealth fighters in the Med several years ago and wanted to build this particular aircraft first. The Kasserine Group Build gave me the per[...]