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Grumman F-14 Tomcat

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F-14A tOMCAT VF-84, Jolly Rogers. Fine Molds 1/72

Back again with a new project, ended in January for a collector. The Fine Molds Kits, is excellent, perfect fit despite complicate scomposition. It could be build oob, adding only seat belts. Unfortunately, as often Hasegawa does, no weapon incl[...]

Quinta Studios 1/48 P-38F Interior Detail Set For The Tamiya Kit

As I was finally getting around to get started on the fairly new Tamiya P-38F/G Lightning. It's amazing it has been out for over a year. I have been building Tamiya kits in order that starting with Ki-84 Hayate Frank way back in 1992. So to[...]

Sister Squadrons

This project began shortly after i took GYPSY 203, a VF-32 Tomcat built for John Lawler, to the IPMS Nationals in Phoenix. Having enjoyed building the Tamiya Tomcat, i wanted to build one for myself. I was inspired by an issue of SCALE MODELER[...]

Hasegawa F-14D Tomcat, Vandy 1, 1/48 scale

Hello iModeler! Long time no post. Here is my first commissioned build. My client requested it be in flight with a full load of ordnance. That made mounting kind of tricky but I found a way in the end. I bent a clear acrylic rod to a suit[...]

F-14A Tomcat, 1/72 hobbyboss

this kit from hobbyboss cost only 15€ for a really good quality. The decals where beautiful, very well protected. The wing system for variable geometry is not good there is to much space between the 2 wings so some time they're are not at the sa[...]

1/72 Hasegawa F-14B

The red tomato!!! VF-101 Grim Reapers AD-101. 1/72 Hasegawa F-14B with Toptierhobby decals, Verlinden resin detail set, and Hasegawa weapons. This was a pretty decent build. It's from Hasegawa's 2014 Jolly Rogers History 2 kit combo and to be ho[...]

F-14A Tomcat, VF-31 Tomcatter mid1980’s,1/72 Hasegawa.

This is the original Hasa. molding of the F-14A. with older microscale decals which of course I used the VF-31 selection. The kit went together well, I was apprehensive in building this after the experience that I had with the Ertl/AMT. kit. I d[...]

A Wolf In Cat’s Wings

INTRODUCTION “There isn't enough thrust in Christendom to fix this plane.” With that sentence, Vice Admiral Thomas Connolly sealed the fate of the F-111B and his Navy career. Out of the ashes of a plane totally unsuited for carrier operations a[...]

‘iModeler at the Movies’ – Part 4

Who doesn’t like a bit of time travel? This movie is a little guilty pleasure of mine, HAVE to watch it when it comes on TV. ‘The Final Countdown’... Chuck Villanueva’s project to pit Tomcat against Zero. Yep, a little bit of a mismatch, bu[...]

Grumman F-14D Super Tomcat, AMK 1/48

The model features a Grumman F-14D Tomcat, BuNo. 164342, VF-2 "Bounty Hunters" of May 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom The kit does not feel very good