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Sherman

I made this a while ago put forgot to post it. Since I only had wood at the time, it was used for the base and the details. Both the Sherman and Anti tank gun are from Tamiya.

Empire of Japan Group Build – Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate, Tamiya 1/48

The Ki-84 Hayate (Gale) was a Japanese Army single seat fighter designed to replace Nakajima's previous fighter type, the Ki-43. Generally considered to be the best of the Army's fighters, it was powered by a Nakajime Homare 18 cylinder radial [...]

Tamiya A6M2b type 21

one of my favorite aircraft so it was surprising to me that i had not built a A6M2 Zero-Sen in my favorite scale (1:72 of course). the kit build was augmented with the following bits. Eduard P.E. set, brass tubing for the cannon barrels and pito[...]

Dragon 1/72 Mistel 5 He-162/Arado E-377a

Hi There, This was started at the same time as the Typhoon and has continued a bit longer being worked on whilst doing my Buccaneer. Three kits in one really. The Trolley and the Arado were little gems that were a joy to build but the Salamander[...]

Tamiya F4U-1 Birdcage Corsair 1/48 Scale

When Tamiya came out with their excellent Corsair, I had to jump at the chance to build one. Of coarse this led to another and another, and so on. You know how that is ! Plenty has been said about the kit, over the last few years so I'll skip th[...]

So you want to be a Naval Aviator?

I haven't posted in a bit as I continue on with my Trumpeter A-1H build. I decided I wanted a pilot in the cockpit, but my choices in 1/32 were pretty much.....nadda. The ZM pilot is hard to find, and not all that great. Aerobonus does howeve[...]

Tamiya 1/48 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden Empire of Japan GB

My second entry into Louis Gardner's Empire of Japan Group Build,. Thanks for the invitation Louis as I needed an excuse to build this kit and you provided it. This kit has been around for some time and has both raised as well as some recesse[...]

Tamiya 1/48 Me-109E-3 in Romanian Colors

I found some really interesting decals for a Romanian Me-109E-3 that led to this build. These planes were former Luftwaffe planes that were handed over to the Romanians. They repainted the planes in their own colors and markings. I used a re[...]

Tamiya Panzer III

I had so much fun doing the Monogram Panzer IV, I decided to do a second armor project and chose the Tamiya Panzer III Ausf. L. This one is out of the box and as every 1/48 Tamiya armor kit I’ve done, it was very enjoyable. Good detail and not o[...]

USS New Jersey BB-62 Circa 1985 (1/350 Tamiya)

After more than 5 months, +1000 parts, and 180 hours of work finished the Ship New Jersey, a model rescue, restored and renovated after a fall where the keel and superstructure were broken, in addition to many destroyed pieces. Many improvement[...]