The USMC Channel at iModeler

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HobbyBoss F4U-4 Corsair, 1/48. A Small Build Review of Sorts.

The Hobbyboss kit is proof that newer isn't necessarily better, but as an old Hasegawa F4U-4 was the first model I built upon returning to the hobby I felt that 3 years later it was time to have a stab at another F4U-4. In fact, I decided to bui[...]

Hasegawa 1/72 MV-22 Osprey

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[...]

USMC LAV-AD Air Defense Trumpeter 1/35

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[...]

M46 Patton, Charlie Company, 1st Marine Tank Battalion, Korea, 1952.

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.

USMC LAV-C Latest Update

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 [...]

Trumpeter USMC LAV-C

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...

1/35th USMC M1A1 Norway 2016

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 [...]

1/48 USMC VMAT-102 TA-4F conversion

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[...]

U. S. Marines in Mangrove Swamp

I can hear Bernie now Not a Marine diorama Tom

1/48 Hasagawa Harrier: The VTOL Warrior of the USMC

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 [...]