I used Tamiya kit with Eduard PE set. Kit represents D25 version. I builded the part from the back to the tail to convert it to the D30 version. I sprayed Tamiya gloss black to prepare the surface for metallic paint. Then I used Gunze chrome sil[...]
The Monogram P-47 Razorback has always been an impressive model to me, good detail for the time, without any of the toy like action of earlier kits. Plus, it is a Thunderbolt! Next to the B-25H, this is one of my favorite aircraft of all time.
The model i finished last year and it was really enjoyable to build this one.
This is one I built some years ago but as far as I can remember there was no problems with it. The only thing you must remember to do is to put a large weight in the nose or it will sit on its tail.
My third in a series of aircraft flown by the Tuskegee airman. This one depicts a P-47D flown by 2Lt Hathcock with the 301st Fighter Squadron in Ramitelli, Italy. Build pretty much out of the box, but I did include a Ultracast seat and some whee[...]
Hello. I would like to introduce you to Helen Jo of the 356th FS 9th AF.
I wanted to use some of this AK Interactive's Xtreem Metal for quite a while. I find that is is easy to apply and actually stays put when you prep the surface well. This b[...]
Long time since I posted anything here. This one completed earlier this year and recently had some photos taken.
Decals are from the excellent AJ Press Book "56th FG Part 1"
Ultracast Seat and Wheels
Paints are Mr Hobby and Tamiya A[...]
Having been inspired by Neil Foster's recent P-47 build (which is excellent), and as a follow up on my last two P-47 postings, as promised, here's my rendition of the "Pro Modeler" kit.
I built this kit when it was first released way back [...]
Here is the second of my Revell P47n Thunderbolts,it was a fun little build though not particularly inspiring ,I improved the kit by adding True details gun barrels and wheels and an aftermarket decal set from Warbirds.Chautaugua was based at Le[...]
Here's the mate to my last P-47 article................I built this plane about 10 years ago.
I built this one at the same time as "Fiery Ginger" as flown by Colonel Kearby. These two planes were my first attempt at working out the kinks in [...]