Here's the latest with the Dutch Leopard. Now painted in Olive Gelb and sealed in with another gloss coat. Next to add some pin washes and weathering. The kit is the new mould Revell one, which I think is good value for money. I'm using the Leop[...]
As I had said in some of my previous posts, following my project to restore or even to build vintage models which bring me back good memories, now I went to this 1955 original Revell mold of P-39 Airacobra.
My oldest brother Pedrinho (82 now) h[...]
A C-54 "Skymaster", military descendant of the elegant DC-4 passenger aircraft, is a highly elegant and breathtaking appearance in every way, of that there can be no doubt. The forms of the DC-4 are so timelessly valid that hardly any of the cou[...]
I have been building this in the background as a wee surprise for a friend who was working at Turnhouse.
She was made redundant during the first lockdown but has grown to love Civilian Airlines and is hoping that she will get back there when th[...]
I built the track version from the Revell kit right out of the box. Sometime later I tackled the Tamiya kit, also out of the box. Both projects were painted with Tamiya rattle cans, with the road car done in metallic Orange. The Revell version h[...]
The latest edition to my 1/25 tractor collection is the Deutz D30 from Revell. This is the second entry in their "press-fit" tractor series (the Porsche was the first), and is a nice kit. Hopefully there will be more of these coming in the futu[...]
This is SMER's P-40K, I started this build while still working on my first build last year (Revell P-40E) hoping to have a quick build but that did not happen. This kit fought me a bit but this was probably more me than the kit. The wing to body[...]
Built a long time ago straight out of the box except for the sewing needle pitot on the tail and decals from... Somewhere!
" I say old fruit, I seem to have run out of juice , I don't suppose you could jump on the old Camel chappie and pop back to Alex and let them know"
My great friend and colleague Rob Booth has dipped his toes into our hobby for the first time i[...]