My Osprey build was much like the actual Osprey development. It took much longer than planned and plagued with issues. This kit is not an easy one as it has a number of sub assemblies that need careful work like the props as well there is a lo[...]
Hello all, this is my latest modeling project during lockdown here in Quito-Ecuador, this is the beautiful 1/35 USMC LAV-AD by Trumpeter, amazing kit, really enjoyed the entire construction process, very happy with final result, enjoy the pictu[...]
Hi all, Just a few bits to add, which will be done once I have a base for it to go on, but I'm calling this done. My second finished project for 2020. This is the Takom M46 Patton.
Here we go with the update. She's now had more weathering added using AK Interactive NATO weathering set. I might add some more weathering, it's fine balance! She's still gloss to aid the decals settling down. I found the decals responded well [...]
I recently had to spend time away from home, so I took an old "shelf queen" and decided to get some weathering done to move it closer to completion. More images to follow...
Another Abrams, this time I built Tamiya's 1/35th M1A2 Operation Iraqi Freedom kit into a USMC M1A1 in Norway for Exercise Reindeer II in 2016. Tamiya includes the Marine M1A1 as an option in this boxing. I added a bustle rack extension from [...]
Hi all, this is a companion build to the TA-4J I posted earlier. I started it with a Hobbycraft A-4C. When the Hobbycraft kits first came out, I bought a B, an E, and two C kits sight unseen (no reviews/photos beforehand). I was a bit disappoint[...]
I can hear Bernie now Not a Marine diorama Tom
Always loved the USMC Harrier II version of this famed jet so a few years ago I decided to build my 1st Harrier. I apologize that I cannot say to much about my build experience b/c I built this some years ago. I do recall it was an enjoyable [...]
This is one of my favorite models of my favorite jet fighter in one of my favorite schemes. Through most of my childhood, and early adult life, I wanted to do one thing. Fly F-4s for the USMC. I could not think of a cooler thing to do. Well,[...]