Here is my completed build of the airfix Bf109 E7. This kit was a pleasure to build despite a few minor issues. The detail is very nice but I did still add a few scratchbuilt details. It was my first time tackling a mottling camo scheme and it l[...]
"One of the most unusual victory claims of any P-47 pilot was made by Colonel Joseph L Laughlin of the 379th FS, 362nd FG, when flew 'Five by five' from Etain, France, in March 1945. During an attack on Brest harbour in 1944 he evidently managed[...]
First, let me say this—I originally wanted to title this post, “To Hell with this F6!” But, thought our web site benefactors wouldn’t appreciate it. However, my fellow builders, this kit was anything but fun. Maybe its because I’ve been dist[...]
Here is the attempted engine of my Airfix 1:48 Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-7. I decided to super detail the engine but airfix really doesn't give you an accuratley moulded engine to work from. I scratchbuilt many details on my own but the engine stil[...]
Here is the completed cockpit of my Airfix 1:48 Bf109 E7. The moulding it very good yet lots of details were missing. I scratchbuilt most of the finer details which is something I really enjoy doing. Some details aren't 100% accurate but rather [...]
Trop completed! So refreshing to build in 1: 48th scale again. Scratchbuilt seatbelts made with masking tape. The decal for the instruments was fiddly so I painted them myself. Using oil paints and enamel washes for the first time was great! The[...]
I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]
Pleasant build, which was ruined by the weights getting lose inside the aircraft. I´ll superglue them next time. The aircraft here is based in North Africa, 1948, and flies for I/KG 7 "Afrika."
Tamiya Panzer 4 with Riders and Tank commander. This is one of my favorite models that I have done of WWII Armor. The figures came out beautifully.