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T-28 Trojan

This is not my build. I saw this plane in a modelshow in france. It was my favorite from the whole contest. I would like to present to you this extra ordinary build from an unknown modeller. It is a 1/32 scale T-28 Trojan. The kit is from tamiya[...]

Speed Silver Spit! 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Mk.XIV

OOB Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk.XIV Box Packaging/Decals/Pubs: 10 When Airfix went to the red box, it was a revelation. One that signaled that they could indeed make attractive boxes that made you want to buy the kit. Adam Tooby’s fantastic modern [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Mk V

Ahh... A relaxing, Tamiya shake 'n' bake with nice scheme & markings supplied in the kit. And thank you Tamiya for including a machine that used an Aboukir filter.... I just couldn't bear to stick the Vokes on it. Upper colors are Mr. Color[...]

Tamiya 1/48 Marder III DAK

Another very nice 1/48 Tamiya armor kit. Did not do a bunch of research, but went with a scheme and markings supplied in the kit. Tried to represent how it may have been painted by spraying the whole thing Panzer Grey, then adding an impromptu [...]

Leftover Sherman

Hello This Sherman is made out of leftovers from other kits. Lower Hull is Tamiya. Upper Hull italeri. Turret Dragon and suspension academy. I added some resin stowage and scratch built the sandbags. Painting Tamiya olivedrab with Lifecolor [...]

Dornier Do335 Tamiya 1/48

Hi all, this is my first article on your web. It´s about the Do335 Tamiya 1/48. I bought this kit in Kyoto, Japan, some 12 years ago... It was a new challenge for me as I used lots of new techniques I never used before as oil washes, pre shadin[...]

Tamiya 1:48 Scale, P-47D-27 Ra, “Thunderbolt”

Typical Tamiya build...Loved it from end to end, (Except the decals,...YUK) Kit was a pleasure to build, and I am currently working on another, as well as a Razorback version. Markings are those of a P-47 flown by Capt. Edward Curry Powell, 510[...]

Tamiya 1/48 F4U Corsair

Have not been active for a while so here is a little something I have been working on and recently finished. Tamiya have made a really amazing kit with an adequate level of detail. There were very few issues during the building, painting and wea[...]

Tamiya F4U-1 Corsair in 1/48.

Just completed for our IPMS group build display in July. The Corsair has to be a Tamiya kit, built out of the box (seat belts & pilot are permitted) I was surprised to find that this is my fifth build of this kit, with my enthusiasm undimini[...]

Revell’s 1/48th dehavilland mosquito-actually not a bad kit

A quick summary of a review I did on the Revell Mosquito last in comparison to the Tamiya Mosquito. Both kits very detailed. The idea was bandied about among friends and not so friendly ones as well. Anyone remember the response whe[...]