Noah, my 7 year old nephew paid a few more visits this summer. Lucky for him that a few family birthdays were celebrated at our house, since we have the pool.
When I showed him the old Mattel/Monogram F-14 with its swing-wing action, he [...]
I started building an old Academy F14A kit in 1:48 scale.
It was a donation so that he can continue practicing the hobby.
It will be quite a challenge since most of the pieces are loose, also the instructions are somewhat [...]
1/48 Tamiya kit, Fightertown "Pukin' Dogs Last Ride" decals. Pain-free as far as assembly goes, but do be mindful of aligning the wing-sweep teeth otherwise you'll end up like I did: the wings will over-sweep aft and never be [...]
The best Tomcat in any scale... 1/48th scale TAMIYA F-14A TOMCAT.
Movie Collection No.9 Decals from DefModels.
Note: I wrote this 12 years ago for Modeling Madness. The original photos were lost after my laptop HDD crashed in 2013 and I couldn't recover them to my dismay so this is what the model currently looks like which isn't bad as it survived [...]
TAMIYA 1/48 Grumman F-14A Tomcat™
VF-84 "Jolly Rogers" CAG Bird
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This model has a bit of a story to it. It's a 1/48th Hasegawa F-14A Tomcat that was started over ten years ago by my son who modeled with me for many years starting at an early age. Fast forward to about ten years ago. He had come back [...]
Calling this one finally completed.
My Academy 1/48 F-14A Tomcat. I am not weathering it as it was a CAG plane and all the photos I have of it in this scheme show a clean aircraft.
Decals used are the stencils & missiles from the kit [...]
It's big, it doesn't fit into my display case. It's another US airplane. It's another dull, boring grey model. It's well aged... But it's Tomcat...you can't have a model collection without Tomcat!
Few years back a bought an open [...]