Just finished the Trumpeter 1/32 F6F-5 Hellcat and did not even realize I had another model in the box! That's right a nice little bonus thrown in by Trumpeter. It's a nicely detailed, US Moto-tow Tractor.
The Hellcat I just finished was su[...]
Project Complete: 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat "Fleet Air Arm 1944-45"
Markings: Fleet Air Arm Squadron assigned to the HMS Indomitable from 1944-45, Pacific Theater.
Kit: 1/32 Trumpeter 1/32 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Build Duration: Apx[...]
Well, this project is still on-going. It's one of those projects were you feel like you are almost done but then you realize you are still so far off. Trying to get everything correct, and taking care of those little details can take so much l[...]
This is the Trumpeter Char B1 French Tank 1/72, beautiful small kit, a lot of details for a kit of this size.
Este es el Tanque frances Char B1 1/72 de Trumpeter, muy bonito modelo con muchos detalles a pesar de su tamaño.
This is my second update for this commissioned build. As you can see from the photos the aircraft is mostly fully assembled. This update is focused on painting process. The paint used is Vallejo and Tamiya acrylics. The paint used in the pic[...]
It's been a while since I have posted an article; I was getting the shakes so decided to do a work-in-progress piece. This is my latest commissioned build started 10/1/18. It is the 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat but will be finished in [...]
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Here is another out of the box build of the HMS Repulse as she was in 1941. The model kit is from Trumpeter , overall it was a straightforward build not much problems in terms of fitting and gap issues. Generic photo etch is [...]
Here are a couple of quick snaps of my in progress Trumpeter AS-90. This one is a shopping cart full of firsts for me.
First time using photo etch
First time doing any scratch work (just some add ons and detail work...but hey, its[...]
The Japanese battleships Fuso and Yamashiro were attacked and sunk by the U.S. 7th Fleet in the Battle of Surigao Strait, 25 October 1944. Fuso was torpedoed by a U.S. Navy destroyers, and Yamashiro was shot down by U.S. 7th Fleet ships. Yamashi[...]
HMS Barham was torpedoed by U-331, 25 November 1941. Three of the four torpedo boats hit HMS Barham. She sank in a massive explosion four minutes after her incline, with 862 casualties.