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,[...]