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North American F-86 Sabre

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1/72 Matchbox F-86 Sabre

One of our club's themes, was "Snake Bit", or, "something with a snake". (I think the theme was chosen by a car builder, with a Shelby Cobra). Wanting to do something quick (and it shows), I chose the Matchbox F-86 Sabre, with the markings of[...]

48th scale North American F-86D Sabre Dog

This model represents the first production single seat fighter to which air-to-air missiles replace the classic gun armament. The Monogram kit is built out of the box and I do not recall any fit issues. I used several shades of Alclad paint loo[...]

Airfix Sabre Mk.4 in 1/72 scale

This is the first 1/72 scale model I've made since around 1990! I think Airfix are to be congratulated on producing such a fine kit. Our local IPMS club decided to do a 'Group Build' & we chose this scale & kit so as to keep the costs r[...]

1/32 f-86f

Kinetic Kit.......Based in Tamiya bare metal silver (spray can) ....I shaded a couple panels with Alclad aluminum, Testors titanium, and some Floquil platinum mist. The wash used was the MIG pigment wash. The over coat was metalizer sealer with [...]

A brace of sabres

I thought we could get a series of these beauties going,the German one is the Revel kit ,actually a licence built Canadaire CL130 (correct me if I'm wrong) and the other is the Academy offering,I also have a Tamiya Mig 15 which splits to reveal[...]

How I started counting rivets….

I really like natural metal schemes and became a big fan of Allclad paint because of their color range and drying time. Then one day I ran across Mike Grant's website and saw he was offering rivets as a decal sheet. I hadn't had much luck with t[...]

Hobby Boss 1/48th Scale North American FJ-4 Fury

While I’m usually a “propeller” guy, I enjoy building early jet subjects from time to time for a change of pace. The FJ-4 was North American’s "Navalized" version of their famous F-86 Sabre. The kit was built for a good friend of mine who is an[...]

Monogram North American F-86F Sabre

As designers will tell you, if it looks right, it is right. Well, the North American F-86 Sabre just really looks right. Really right. With its sleek swept wings the Sabre was an elegant warplane. North American had started the XP-86 project[...]

Monogram 1/48 F-86 Sabre Capt. Joseph McConnell First Triple Jet Ace…

Ever since I saw the movie "The McConnell Story" with Alan Ladd I wanted to do his aircraft. This is the old monogram kit. Very nice kit but not as good as the newer ones out now. but back in the day when i did this one it was the only game in t[...]

North American F-86E – Academy 1/72

Academy – Hobby Models Kits F-86E Sabre 1/72 Scale Kit 1681 What a wonderful little kit, and a very nice example of simplicity, detail and value. The folks at Academy provide a neat package that includes a two-piece canopy, extended wing slats,[...]