This is the ID vacuform kit 1/32 nd scale. This as built over a 5 year period, and I really ran into an issue with the nacelles. I had tried to strengthen them with resin and they severely distorted. It took me about a year to work up [...]
This is the ID vacuform kit. I have built nearly every scale kit of this aircraft starting with the Frog kit years ago. This kit however challenged me from the very start- and I have built a number of 1/32nd scale Vacs.
I used the [...]
It's been a while since I updated you on my progress with Sanger's massive 1/48th scale vacuform B-52H project.
Since last time I've worked on the fuselage, scratch-building the main undercarriage bays, as well as adding numerous [...]
I love U.S. Navy planes and specially those of the yellow wings era, but the Curtiss Soc Seagull is amazing. Unfortunately biplanes of this period are very difficult to be found in 1/48 scale. The Curtiss Seagull is, from my view point, [...]
I thought you may be interested to see my latest 'work in progress' - Sanger's 1/48th scale B-52 vacuform. I've been plodding on with the engines and wings, and the accompanying pictures show my progress so far. The basic [...]
Welsh Models are known for the vacform/resin kits. This kit was a challenge in some areas, in particular getting a solid join between the vacform fuselage and resin wing roots. The other issue I had was the amount of nose weight required [...]
Finished this model at the end of last year 2016, took me at least one and half years to build, lots of scratch building including redoing the vertical tail, altering the fuselage where the wings are located as the step underneath on the [...]
Oh the joy of building a model – or welcome to the dark side!
You all know the story of how bad vacu kits or other short run kits can be but today I can tell you, I have seen the worst nightmare you can imagine, that is if it comes to [...]
The F2F-1 was the first of a long line of successful Grumman single-seat fighters. The company’s success with the two seat FF 1, which when introduced in 1931 was significantly faster than any U.S. single seat fighter of its time, [...]
It is just for interesting. I made this kit about nearly 20 years ago when we received a sample from AllianceModels at Model and Maquette Magazine (long defunct sadly). These kits were fairly rare even when they released (and not too high [...]