In a 30+ year teaching career (and still going in this crazy 2020) I spent 17 of them in 6th grade. At the end of the year many students will often give a token of appreciation such as gift cards, mugs, and such to their teachers. About 18 years[...]
In my black book there’s a list and in that list a word “Stringbag”, written a long time ago. The ink is all pale and faded-like, but I can cross it now!
It wasn’t until I tied my horse in front of the iModeler Saloon many moons ago that the f[...]
Two A6M2 Type 0 Model 11 ‘Zero’ fighters pictured in flight from Yichang, Hubei Province en route to attack targets in Nanzheng, in China, 26 May, 1941.
British Cruiser Mk IV tank at Huppy, France, 26-29 May 1940. Be[...]
Hello iModeler! This kit was a gift from my lovely wife, and It was a total joy to build! I used a Quickboost resin exhaust pipe and EZ line for the rigging. Paints are Vallejo Model Air shot through my Sotar 20/20. The rest is scratch or ou[...]
Despite being busy (like a long tailed cat in a rocking chair factory) I got another one finished ! It's OOB with some scratch built items and general repairs, mostly the result of brittle plastic. Rigged with pre-blackened 2 lb test fishing li[...]
After two years absence here is a classic kit.
Out of the box with some added cable.
Ciao a tutti!
George's very nice Swordfish on floats got me thinking about the Swordfish II I did a couple years back.
Most of the Swordfish produced during the Second World War were constructed by Blackburn Aviation, including all Swordfish Mks. II and III.[...]
I built this little gem many years ago. I painted it with Tamiya and Alclad paints, and Automotive clear coat. I used the salt method after spraying the Alclad, letting it dry, then spraying the clear coat. After I applied the salt, I sprayed a [...]
Most of the Swordfish aircraft produced during the Second World War were constructed by Blackburn Aviation, including all Swordfish Mks. II and III. This situation must have felt good to Fairey Aviation - the company responsible for the origin[...]
i have no particular affinity for the Swordfish, though i now think she's a pretty little thing in her own humble way. i started this build over a year ago as a rigging challenge. i've said it before, i do like what Airfix is producing lately. [...]