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Posted by GMorrison on Saturday, January 27, 2018 11:42 PM

I guess the thread is gray stuff from the Fifties...kind of like me.

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, January 27, 2018 11:59 PM

Batman, scooter and the skynight.  Sounds like a superhero movie!  Whats the story with the gray batmobile?

 

EDIT: just realized thats a Futura not the batmobile.  But it was the base for the batmobile no?

Thanks,

John

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Posted by castelnuovo on Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:02 AM

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:26 AM

Most recent to oldest

 

 

 

 

 

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:35 AM

Nice builds!  3 out of 4 Sabres ;)

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, January 28, 2018 4:42 AM

No Sabres in mine, sorry.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:02 AM

Exquisite Bish!  Very cool stuff.  I really like the Stuka tank buster.

Nice to see armor, planes, cars - and lots of skill.

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Wolfman_63 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:04 AM

My last 3 from oldest to newest.

ME-262

SB2C Helldiver

 

CVN-70

 

 

Website:

David's Scale Models - https://www.davidsscalemodels.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:12 AM

1/72 scale Italeri Jaguar T.2

1/48 Hobbyboss Ta152C-11

1/48 Hasegawa A6M2-N Rufe

 

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:35 AM

Wolf - love the big ass bird!
TempestJohnny - I built the Rufe ages ago.  In my opinion one of the best looking float planes.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, January 28, 2018 6:15 AM

Three of my builds. Not necessarily the last three though. I'm not real prolific. A build can take me a while.

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, January 28, 2018 6:25 AM

Right on frank!  The F-82 is awesome.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:38 AM

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Posted by crown r n7 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:58 AM

revell 1957 belair.

Do335 tamiya 1/48

 

T62A 1/35th tamiya

Nick.

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Posted by scottrc on Sunday, January 28, 2018 8:48 AM

Some great work shown and cool subjects.

Thanks to this site, I have been joining group builds which I have actually completed more models in six months than what normally would take me two years.  

Roden 1/32 SE5 kit, this kit tried my patience, but I learned a lot.

 

Trumpeter 1/700 USS Lexington on the way to the Coral Sea

Tamiya 1/700 Enterprise on the way to Midway with island from Model Monkey

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Posted by Hodakamax on Sunday, January 28, 2018 8:56 AM

This is fun! I see the gang is diverse. I had to throw in a 1/1 that took about a year between the Tweet and the Shuttle that really was just a big model.

Max

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Posted by Keyda81 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 9:01 AM

From newest to oldest.

1/144 Minicraft AC-130A Hercules Gunship.

1/144 Minicraft KC-135A Stratotanker.

1/48 Revell AD-5 Skyraider.

I feel the need to build something bigger now, lol.

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Posted by gregbale on Sunday, January 28, 2018 9:29 AM

crown r n7
revell 1957 belair.

They're all gorgeous...but, Lord, I love the color on that Belair!

Greg

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Posted by crown r n7 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 9:47 AM

Thank you greg its testors Metallic green with a touch of testors aluminum 

Nick.

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Posted by gregbale on Sunday, January 28, 2018 10:25 AM

Academy 1/72 P-40N-1:

Hobbycraft 1/32 SPAD XIII w/ custom decals:

Airfix 1/72 O-2 Skymaster in Forward Air Controller getup:

 

 

Greg

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Posted by steve5 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 3:03 PM

great work everybody ,

bish

could you give me an insight , into how you do the name plate's on your dio's please .

 

 

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, January 28, 2018 3:26 PM

Keavdog  and everyone else .

 you are correct .The " Batmobile " was once one of the most loved in the "FORD" " Cars Of Tomorrow Exhibit "  ! It was also in a Movie with Glen Ford . A long time ago . It fell on hard times , was sold to Barris , sat in front of his shop for a few years then became the Base for that totally distasteful remake to the Batmobile .

 I always thought , like the FORD LEVA Car , that it belonged in MOMA for what it foretold in auto design . All I can say is after I got mine at Kresge's ( I bought two )For 98 cents  each . I got three more as gifts from relatives .It really must've hit a chord with the grown-ups cause my LHS couldn't keep them in and all the buyers were adults ! That along with the Pontiac Club De Mer were some of his top movers . Along with  the FORD Country Squire in 1/25 scale  . All these by REVELL .

 Now the originals command ridiculous prices on the collecters market ! If you can find them .

    Now , I have to say . After all these gorgeous models ( The 57 and Tweety ) and all else . I am overwhelmed and Ashamed . I lost all postable stuff and am starting over , be patient please ?

 Crownr7 - Whose Pfiel kit is that ?

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Posted by crown r n7 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:27 PM

 TB it’s a tamiya kit 

Nick.

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Posted by Griffin25 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:06 PM

1/72 Somua s35, 1/35 1914 Senegalese Trailluer, 1/72 M113. 

 

 

Griffin

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Posted by GMorrison on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:08 PM

It would be a gross understatement to say...

"Best new idea for a thread!!!"

 

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Posted by steve5 on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:33 PM

trumpeter 1/16 pz kpfw 1V

1/24 airfix hawker typhoon car door

revel 1/72 B17g flying fortress

 

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Posted by JOE RIX on Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:53 PM

There are some really remarkable builds posted here. Very impressive.

Here's my last three from latest to last:

Eduard 1/72 F6F-3 Hellcat:

1/72 Hasegawa Focke-Wulf FW190 F-4:

1/700 Hobby Boss USS Gato 1944:

"Not only do I not know what's going on, I wouldn't know what to do about it if I did". George Carlin

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Posted by Bish on Monday, January 29, 2018 2:07 AM

steve5

great work everybody ,

bish

could you give me an insight , into how you do the name plate's on your dio's please .

 

 

I just make them up on paint.net and transfer them to office to then print them off on some card. The flags and badges were just downloaded and then resized and i have downloaded different fonts, such as USAF, RAF, Army, German and so on.

I saw a couple of other guys doing somthing similar a few years back and so just adopted it to what i wanted.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by steve5 on Monday, January 29, 2018 2:57 AM

Bish
cheers mate

 

 

 

 

I just make them up on paint.net and transfer them to office to then print them off on some card. The flags and badges were just downloaded and then resized and i have downloaded different fonts, such as USAF, RAF, Army, German and so on.

 

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Monday, January 29, 2018 11:20 AM

GMorrison

It would be a gross understatement to say...

"Best new idea for a thread!!!"

 

 

 

Agreed!

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by hogfanfs on Monday, January 29, 2018 3:14 PM

Here are my last three builds:

1/24 Pegasus Spinosaurus

1/48 Bronco MQ-1 Predator

1/48 Fine Molds TIE Fighter

 

Yeah, I like planes too, but, as you can see, I'll build anything!

 

Also, I have to say, many impressive builds have been displayed in this thread.

Bravo, Gentlemen!

 

 Bruce

 

 On the bench:  1/48 Eduard MiG-21MF

                        1/35 Takom Merkava Mk.I

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, January 29, 2018 9:09 PM

Here you go.
More armor than usual for me. Usually planes and ships and some armor. I will build just about anthing though.

1/72 Revell T-72N

1/72 Hobby Boss Merkava

1/35 Trumpeter PT-76

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Posted by ridleusmc on Monday, January 29, 2018 10:34 PM

I'm loving this thread.

Trumpeter's 1/350 USS Cole.

 IMG_2728 by Christopher Ridle, on Flickr

Tamiya's 1/48 A6M3 Zero

 IMG_2361 by Christopher Ridle, on Flickr

Eduard's 1/48 P-400 Airacobra (Given to a friend).

 IMG_2110 by Christopher Ridle, on Flickr

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Posted by ManCityFan on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 8:10 AM

This thread is great!  Absolutely fantastic work on display! 

Here are my last three, most recent first.  Pretty much last years work.

Tamiya 1/35 T-34/76 1942

Monogram 1/48 FW-190 A5

 

Tamiya 1/35 PZKW II DAK

 

Dwayne or Dman or just D.  All comments are welcome on my builds. 

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Posted by Doc Ward on Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:25 PM

I'm self-conscious about posting, given the level of talent here. I need to work on my photo skills, but let me see if I can make this work:

International Scout II


Pontiac Firebird


P-39 Ariacobra


 

Gotta say, doctor, your talent for alienatin' folk is near miraculous.

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:28 PM

Those look just fine to me Doc.

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Posted by Doc Ward on Saturday, February 3, 2018 10:14 PM

modelcrazy

Those look just fine to me Doc.

Thanks, I certainly appreciate it.

Gotta say, doctor, your talent for alienatin' folk is near miraculous.

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:36 AM

Love the scout.

I enjoy the subjects as much as the builds 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Doc Ward on Sunday, February 4, 2018 9:42 AM

keavdog

Love the scout.

I enjoy the subjects as much as the builds 

 
Thanks. I've wanted to own a Scout for as long as I can remember. I live in an old IH town, and you still see Scouts here. If I ever hit the lottery...

This particular one caused me quite a bit of headaches, as the color I wanted was from Humbrol, but I discovered the hard way it didn't play well with my thinner. I am happy with the final result though. Since that picture was taken, the antenna managed to get broken and has been replaced with a piece of guitar string, something I will do as a matter of course in the future. Just a better scale look in my opinion.

The picture is better on that one, because I was using my old Canon digital camera, which unfortunately seems to have died very recently. It served me well, making multiple long distance trips and surviving through deployment to Kuwait, among other fun things. The other two were taken with my phone's camera. I may be able to get some better pics from it with better lighting, but I do want to upgrade to a DSLR.
 
As to subject matter, I agree with you, and I look for things that catch my eye. That explains why my stash has so much variety!

Gotta say, doctor, your talent for alienatin' folk is near miraculous.

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Posted by murph on Sunday, February 11, 2018 3:56 PM

Retired and living the dream!

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Posted by Doc Ward on Sunday, February 11, 2018 8:37 PM

GMorrison

It would be a gross understatement to say...

"Best new idea for a thread!!!"

I agree. If this forum had a "Like" button such as other forums I belong to, I would be clicking it constantly!

Gotta say, doctor, your talent for alienatin' folk is near miraculous.

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, February 11, 2018 10:15 PM

Sabres everywhere! And I always thought the faux canopy on Candian F-18s was a great idea and couldn't understand why the US didn't adopt.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by jgeratic on Monday, February 12, 2018 1:11 AM

I'll join the fun ...

Finemolds 1/72 109G-10 backdated to the G-6AS

Sword's 1/72 PR IV Spitfire:

Soviet Lieutnent 1942 sculpted from a 1/12 generic female bust:

 

regards,

Jack

 

 

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Posted by castelnuovo on Monday, February 12, 2018 10:32 PM

Absolutely fantastic work on the Soviet lieutenant. Did you use your wife's makeup Smile

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Posted by jgeratic on Monday, February 12, 2018 11:23 PM

Hi castelnuovo, thanks!

No makeup products, all acylic paints.  Hair though is viscose, a synthetic fiber material.

 

regards,

Jack

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Posted by Aggieman on Sunday, February 25, 2018 9:51 AM

Hasagawa A4M Skyhawk 1/48

Hobby Boss A7A Corsair II 1/48

Monogram F-8E Crusader 1/48

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Posted by modelcrazy on Sunday, February 25, 2018 10:31 AM

Nice work Aggieman. You have your own attack group.

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Posted by murph on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:25 AM

Fantastic builds here folks.  Keep them coming.

Retired and living the dream!

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:26 AM

Nice job on 3 of my alltime favorites aggieman!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7:33 PM

here are my latest of the latest.

Revell 1958 Chevy Empala.

Airfix Ju-52 in 1/72

Hasegawa Me-109G6 in 1/48

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:14 PM

Nice builds Nick - love the finish on the Chevy!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by keavdog on Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:52 PM

May Latest

Fujimi 1/24 Mini Cooper  JCW

Minicraft 1/144 757 in Trump Livery (Draw Decals)

Hasegawa 1/200 727-200 in USPS Livery (Draw Decals)

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Greg on Friday, April 6, 2018 10:15 AM

Just discovered this thead. No kidding it is a great idea/thread!!!

So much talent.

-Greg

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Posted by Aggieman on Friday, April 6, 2018 12:10 PM

modelcrazy

Nice work Aggieman. You have your own attack group.

 

Thanks!  They are part of a larger group that includes a Monogram A6E Intruder and a Monogram EA6B Prowler, all hanging on one of my display walls grouped together.

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Posted by Aggieman on Friday, April 6, 2018 12:11 PM

keavdog

Nice job on 3 of my alltime favorites aggieman!

 

Thanks John!  I've always had a soft spot for the Skyhawk but cannot recall ever having built the Corsair II or Crusader before.

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Posted by Cdn Colin on Friday, April 6, 2018 5:11 PM

OK, I'll play too.  All 1/48.  Tamiya F4U-1A, Tamiya Brewster Buffalo, Alanger Yak-9.

I build 1/48 scale WW2 fighters.

Have fun.

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Posted by SprueOne on Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:24 PM

jgeratic

I'll join the fun ...

Soviet Lieutnent 1942 sculpted from a 1/12 generic female bust:

regards,

Jack

 

That Soviet Lieutnen, Wow, Outstanding!

 

 

crown r n7

here are my latest of the latest.

Revell 1958 Chevy Empala.

Slick!

Anyone with a good car don't need to be justified - Hazel Motes

 

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Posted by SprueOne on Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:37 PM

Just saw this thread. My last three are as follows:

 

SKODA PA-II "Turtle" from Takom modified with spoked D's from Pegasus.

three wheel motion sprueone

 

Michael Myers Halloween from Moebius.

michael myers john carpenter sprueone

 

Bad Hombre - Conversion of The Riddler from Moebius.

Bad Hombre sprueone

 

thanks for looking...

Anyone with a good car don't need to be justified - Hazel Motes

 

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Saturday, April 7, 2018 7:55 PM

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/48 Airfix Ju87 B2 Stuka

On deck: 

In the hole: 

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, May 4, 2018 10:36 PM

Love the figures and play on the car SprueOne

MM - no pics - postimg.org issue 

Here's my latest 3 - stuck in the bike/auto world

Thanks,

John

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Posted by gregbale on Saturday, May 5, 2018 8:49 AM

New, since the last go-round....

Revell (ex-Matchbox) 1/72 DH Twin Otter:

Sweet 1/144 Sea King Mk. 48, Belgian AF:

And my latest 'love,' Mirage's 1/48 Halberstadt CL.II 'Early':

 

Greg

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Saturday, May 5, 2018 5:09 PM

Do You Think ?

 The Question applies to the bright colored tail on the Twin Otter .Could you have found a brighter color for often what is called a Ugly airplane .Well Done !

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 5, 2018 5:27 PM

Nice stuff Greg!  I love your tiny SeaKings.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, May 5, 2018 6:56 PM

Beautiful, all 3.

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Posted by gregbale on Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:27 PM

Tanker - Builder

Do You Think ?

 The Question applies to the bright colored tail on the Twin Otter .Could you have found a brighter color for often what is called a Ugly airplane .Well Done !

 

 
Thanks. I was just looking for a bright 'kick winter in the tail' scheme suggestive of rum and tropical breezes.
 
The real lucky stroke was finding a little cheapo set of 6 Testors acrylics in fluorescent colors, in those little hinged-cap dispensers. The colors were a perfect match for the color photo on the airline's website!
 
Thanks also to John and MC for your comments!

Greg

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Posted by SprueOne on Monday, May 14, 2018 7:40 PM

keavdog, Nice! man. You like your kits with a lot of decals Big Smile

Anyone with a good car don't need to be justified - Hazel Motes

 

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Posted by SprueOne on Monday, May 14, 2018 7:43 PM

Greg, That 1/144 Sea King Mk. 48, I'm floored! Indifferent Yes

Anyone with a good car don't need to be justified - Hazel Motes

 

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, December 24, 2018 2:46 PM

Slowed down a bit over the summer.  Here's my latest 3.  Nightmare build KFIR, Ducati 1199 Panigale, and the smallest kit I've ever done - the 1/200 DC3

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Monday, December 24, 2018 3:11 PM

Forgot about this thread, thanks for bringing it back.

Built quite a few since my last trio, but here is my latest.

Amusing Hobby 1/35th Lowe.

Airfix 1/72nd Phantom FG.1

Airfix 1/350 HMS Traflgar.

 

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by steve5 on Monday, December 24, 2018 3:14 PM

very nice bish, love the figure's on your tank , I can't do figure's to save myself Big Smile

 

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Posted by Bish on Monday, December 24, 2018 3:16 PM

Thanks Steve, my could be better, especially the figures. But as 90% of my builds are dioramas, its hard to leave them out.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, December 24, 2018 4:08 PM

Nice work Bish.  Hard to do winter camo on figures and yours look great.  Dig the phantom as well.  Haven't done a sub in years.  Interesting color variations. 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Monday, December 24, 2018 5:17 PM

Thanks John. I was a bit woried about doing the winter camo as i had not done it before, but i was pleased with how the uniforms turned out. And the sub i just gloss coated it, then masked and added a clear flat coat just top break up the black finish.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by mustang1989 on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 7:31 AM

Man! I can’t get over some of these builds in here. 

Of particular interest is that 1/144 scale job up there! That thing is off tha friggin CHARTS!!!

                   

 

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Posted by Jay Jay on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 8:00 AM
I just love that little D.C-3. beautiful new looking NMF.

 

 

 

 

 

 I'm finally retired. Now time I got, money I don't.

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Posted by ogrejohn on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 8:43 AM

My last 3:

Trumpeter T72

AFV Club Stryker

Trumpeter T64 BV

 

 

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Posted by gregbale on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 10:03 AM

Merry Christmas, everybody!!!

Greg

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Posted by JohnnyK on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 10:59 AM

This is a nice thread. It's fun to see all of the different types of models that people are interested in.

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Posted by GMorrison on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 2:19 PM

Well this is pretty humbling. Very nice models. I love the GR.1, Mike.

Minicraft 1/144  Boeing 314 Matson Airlines.

Hawk 1/32 Schoenfeld Firecracker.

Hawk 1/48 Travelair Mystery Ship Pancho Barnes

 

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Posted by mustang1989 on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 6:33 AM

Very nice builds everybody and hope you all had a Merry Christmas.

Some of you all know me to build WWII aircraft but during the last few years I've ventured off into automotive world. Maybe it's my automotive repair and hotrodding roots that resurfaced...I don't know. It took sticking with it for nearly four years till I was comfortable with my automotive finishes but it's sure been alot of fun and I've learned alot along the way.

The first two builds are tribute builds to the 1980's Revell "Street Demons" series:

1956 Ford F-100 "Demon II" built from a Revell Foose kit:

and the '41 Willys Built from the Pro Street kit released in 2001:

and the last one of the year that I built for a friend of my sons (Jonathan) who saw my builds and wanted me to build his '59 AMT El Camino that he got for his birthday this year. My son and I delivered it just in time for Christmas:

 

                   

 

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Posted by Jay Jay on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 7:53 AM
WOW Mustang your car finishes are spectacular. I am in the process of trying my first car and am struggling with the Candy Apple Red finish, not even close to yours,

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 4:22 PM

Those builds are just beautiful all around. I havent been on here for some time but here is my lastest builds.

Tamiya F2A2 Buffalo in 1/48.

Tamiya Gloster Meteor F.1 in 1/48.

Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8 Sherman.

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Thursday, December 27, 2018 4:10 AM

Thanks Jay Jay – Alclad 119 is amazing
Ogrejohn – really nice armor!  Really like the Stryker
Gregbale – Sub looks great, cool base.  The Trimotor is beautiful and the SPAD… wow.
GM – nice looking builds of interesting subjects.
Mustang1989 – wow – I think you figured out the whole auto thing.
Crown – glad to see you back online.  I got the buffalo as part of the Secret Santa build – hoping mine turns out ½ as good as your build (though I’m doing a British bird).  Meteor looks great and the easy eight looks really good.
Great builds here!

Thanks,

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Posted by mustang1989 on Monday, December 31, 2018 11:52 AM

That's a really good lookin' trio there Nick!!!

                   

 

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Posted by Bish on Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:42 PM

Forgot about this thread until the other day, thought i would add to it while it was on my mind. Think i have completed 7 since i last updated, here are the last 3, all 1/72nd.

Dragon Ar 234B-2b.

Fine Molds Me 410B-1.

And Hasegawa Ju 188A-2.

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:58 PM

Nice work Bish!  Goering would be proud.  Really like the subjects.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by fox on Saturday, April 20, 2019 3:58 PM

Missed this the first time around. So, here's mine.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/TMEWz9ckCoWUHkdx6

Hope it works.       DML 1/48 Me 163B-1a                                                                                              Italaerei 1/35 Opel Blitz "S"                                                                                        Sterling  (Scale unknown) Emma C. Berry

Jim  Captain

                            

                            

 Main WIP: 

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Posted by murph on Saturday, April 20, 2019 4:09 PM

1/48 Revell of Germany Spitfire IIa

1/48 Revell Spitfire IIa - same kist as above but different kit decals

1/72 Airfix Lancaster B.II

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:43 PM

Nice work guys. Like you Bish, I forget about this thread as well. I guess because it takes a little while to knock out 3 kits.

Here are mine, or at least my last 3 best.

1/72 Airfix Blenheim Mk. IV

1/48 Tamiya Swordfish Mk. I

Hasegawa Egg F-15

 

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Posted by GreySnake on Sunday, April 21, 2019 6:45 PM
Well here goes nothing. My skills are pretty rusty being away from the hobby so long. It also doesn’t help that I’m still trying to find the sweet spot with my newer airbrush still.
 
1/35 Tamiya Tiger I Early
  
This kit had been hanging around a few years with some missing parts. Thanks to Dragon kits having an abundance of spare parts I was able to source the extra parts from the Dragon kit. This was my second try airbrushing late war German camouflage in six years. It’s a really clean build, just not ready to try out shading and filters as of yet.
 
Takom 1/35 St.Chamond Early
Far from perfect but I’m happy to have it. Originally I started one of these before my hiatus and the half built model got tossed out in a move. Felt the need to finally finish one and glad I need. I went out of my comfort zone and added mud and “attempted” a wash. Learned my lesson to use a gloss coat before doing a wash as it flows much better.
 
Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III Ausf. L
Not much to say about this. I built one of these a few years back and sold it along with many other kits both built and still in the box to a collector to help pay from my father’s funeral. So this is the replacement that I built all those years ago. The tank commander isn’t great still pretty rusty at painting figures.
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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:07 PM

Lots of great stuff!  Modelcrazy's RAF wing countering Bish's luftwaffe.  Nice armor GreySnake.  Bit a bit slow the start of this year but here's the three latest

Minicraft 1/144 EC-121 from my fathers squadron (553rd recon wing)

This is a 1/48 F4F-4 Wildcat from Tamiya.  Nice kit

This little 1/48 Tamiya F2A/B-339 Buffalo was given to me for last years secret santa exchange.  I tried alclad clear and flat for the first time and while it covered well it was tacky for days and attracted every piece of lint and cat hair - paint is a bit of a mess in that regard but here she is

Edit:  wanted to mention Tamiya panel liner didnt get along with the alclad glosscoat...hence the heavy weathering  

Thanks,

John

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:19 PM

I’m like Bish in that I have finished several kits since my original post here when this thread first started. These are my last three

 Tamiya 1/35 SdKfz.222

 Airfix 1/32 Ordnance QF 17 Pounder

 Tamiya 1/35 Leopard 1A4

 

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U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:43 PM

Nice stuff stik.  Figures look fantastic

Thanks,

John

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, April 21, 2019 9:19 PM

Thank you Keav. I’m slowly getting the hang of figures. I certainly don’t have them down solid yet.

 

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U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

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Posted by DRUMS01 on Sunday, April 21, 2019 11:31 PM

I am really impressed with the level of craftsmanship I see in this thread. The finished subjects are second to none.... Here is my meger contribution for my last three.

1/16 Kubelwagen by Tamiya: (Group Build)

The kubel was built mostly out of the box except the fuel line and transmission shifting rod. The tarp rolls were after-market resin. The kit driver was not used and a 4 figure multi-piece resin kit was purchased from the after-market, slightly modified, and detailed with other PE and lead foil straps. 

 

1/350 HMS Roberts by Trumpter: (Group Build)

This was my first ship on over 20 years. I went all-in with the wood on the deck and boats, metal barrels, and countless PE. I gained new respect for boat builders after this one was done.

 

1/35 Swedish MBT103-S Tank by Trumpter. (Group Build)

The Swedish splinter camouflage scheme was painted freehand with a hairy stick. Just wanted to see if I could pull it off versus buying the masks and using the AB.

 

1/48 Apollo 11 "Eagle" Lunar Lander by Monogram: (Group Build)

Adding a 4th as it was being finished near the same time as the MBT-103. Other than the actual leg post and foot, all of the decent module was scratch built (kit parts were lost). In kind, much of the acent module was modified for accuracy based on many sources. The lunar surface came with the kit, but the two astronauts were also after-market (lost too). The lunar test equipment was all modified based on photos of the actual items.

As I said before, the skills shown in this thread are simply fantastic! Great job EVERYONE!

Ben 

 

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PROJECTS:

- 1/350 USS Alabama - Staged

- 90mm Greek Hoplite Resin Figure - Done

- 120mm SS Panzer Officer - Done

 

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, April 22, 2019 1:35 AM

Wow Ben...meager is so humble.  Your work is really nice.  The kublewagen is really 5 models.  Figures are really well done and could stand alone as great models.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by crown r n7 on Monday, April 22, 2019 5:04 AM

Stunning every one !! just beauitful..

these are my last #3.

Revell Rommel Rod.

Academy 1/48 Hawker hunter.

Tamiya 1/48 mitsubishi Raiden.

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, April 22, 2019 5:11 AM

Nick the Rommels Rod is awesome.  I really like the Raiden as well.  Nice work!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Pawel on Monday, April 22, 2019 5:25 AM

DRUMS01
1/35 Swiss MBT103-S Tank by Trumpter. (Group Build) The Swiss splinter camouflage scheme was painted freehand with a hairy stick. Just wanted to see if I could pull it off versus buying the masks and using the AB.

Hello!

Lookin' good! One thing though - that baby is Swedish, not Swiss. Excuse me being picky here, but let's not cause confusion!

Thanks for sharing and have a nice day

Paweł

All comments and critique welcomed. Thanks for your honest opinions!

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Posted by DRUMS01 on Monday, April 22, 2019 8:42 AM

Thanks John, and Pawel... you are 100% correct, thanks for fixing that. It was very late when I typed it and wasn't thinking. I corrected it in the initial response. Thanks again for letting me know.

Ben

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PROJECTS:

- 1/350 USS Alabama - Staged

- 90mm Greek Hoplite Resin Figure - Done

- 120mm SS Panzer Officer - Done

 

 

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, April 22, 2019 10:12 AM

They look good Nick. 

There are some fantastic builders on the forums.

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Posted by Bish on Monday, April 22, 2019 10:26 AM

You got that right Steve. And i like this thread as its nice to see such a variety of subjects in one place, and often builds that you might have missed.

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Posted by gregbale on Monday, April 22, 2019 10:48 AM

Bish
And i like this thread as its nice to see such a variety of subjects in one place, and often builds that you might have missed.

Well said, that man!

Sweet 1/144 Sea King in kit-supplied Marineflieger markings:

Hasegawa CF-Egg-teen, built for Gamera's 'Silly Egg' GB:

And a little 'baby boomer' nostalgia with Moebius' 'Voyage To The Bottom of the Sea' Flying sub, mini-sub and diving bell set:

Greg

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Posted by Bish on Monday, April 22, 2019 1:28 PM

Those 144 kits are just getting beyond nice, saw a couple of Spits a while back and the pits (what you could see of them) were amazing. Lovely looking Sea King, take away the penny and you would swear it was bigger.

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Posted by gregbale on Monday, April 22, 2019 1:47 PM

Thanks, and I couldn't agree more about the new crop of 1/144 kits available.

I love the Sweet Sea Kings...I've built a handful of them...but the new-tool AFV Club versions in the same scale are even more impressive, with better and more complete detail. I've got some (they come two complete kits to the box), but I haven't started them yet: I wanted to 'clear the decks' of the last (at least for the moment) Sweet version in my 'warehouse.'

Greg

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Posted by PatW on Monday, April 22, 2019 4:32 PM

Remember , common sense is not common.

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Posted by Tomcat on Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:27 PM

I am getting back to the hobby after a 30 year hiatus. These last three are some simple builds done n order to polish my skills.

My Dauntless...getting a little better

My Dauntless...getting a little better at it

 a snap-tite Tomcat3 old monograms

Mark aka Tomcat

On the workbench: Monogram 1/48 F-5F Aggressor; AMT Enterprise 1701-A; Monogram 1/48 A6M Zero; Revell 1/72 B-24 Liberator;

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Posted by Bish on Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:50 PM

Nice trio Mark.

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Posted by scottrc on Friday, April 26, 2019 8:32 AM

I like your Monogram Dauntless Mark.

Thanks to the motivation I get from the Group Builds, I can say that I have three more models I completed recently.

Keep on building!

Scott

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, April 26, 2019 11:31 AM

Nice work Mark & Scott (Mark I can't see the third model).  Those figures with the Dauntless bring back memories!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Tomcat on Friday, April 26, 2019 12:56 PM

Weird, it was there yesterday, regardless I put it back in.

Thanks for the kind words.

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Posted by rcboater on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:33 AM

HobbyBoss 1/72 HH-34/ HUS-1G:

Revell 1/302 US Coast Guard Cutter Taney (as sistership USCGC DUANE, ca. 1975):

Italeri 1/72 H-19B/ HO4S-3G

 

 

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:06 PM

Really like the cutter.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by fotofrank on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 2:45 PM

My last three models. All Airfix. part of Bish's Group Build. Two Boeing 314 Clippers as "what-if's" and an A-26.

A TWA Clipper. A U.S. Navy Clipper. A USAAF A-26B

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by Frankenpanzer on Friday, May 17, 2019 5:43 PM

My last three (four).

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:01 AM

Frank, dig the clippers.  Frankenpanzer, I have to try one of those toon tanks and the AF MP car is awesome.  Never seen that subject built.  What did you start with and where did you source the decals fromlm?

Thanks,

John

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Posted by midnightprowler on Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:51 AM

My last 3.

Hi, I am Lee, I am a plastiholic.

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:56 AM
Nice builds Lee. Beep beep on the Road Runner

 

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Posted by SprueOne on Saturday, May 18, 2019 6:53 PM

Frankenpanzer

My last three (four).

 

 

Great job painting the inside of the glass border around the windows. Very realistic Beer

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:09 PM

Hey MP 8s that the revell vette?  I have that kit and it looks nice.  Good job.  I also have the Bronco in the stash.  How did that go together?

Thanks,

John

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Posted by midnightprowler on Sunday, May 19, 2019 7:55 AM

yeah, it's the Revell snap kit. The Bronco goes together well, one word of advice, to make windshield installation easier, don't glue the frame on for painting. Ask me how I know, lol.

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Posted by dlh on Sunday, May 19, 2019 12:26 PM

I like weird models and big projects. Considering the Wright Flyer next; have it, just gathering courage.

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Posted by Frankenpanzer on Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:32 PM

keavdog

Frank, dig the clippers.  Frankenpanzer, I have to try one of those toon tanks and the AF MP car is awesome.  Never seen that subject built.  What did you start with and where did you source the decals fromlm?

 

This is a replica of a U2 chase plane from the 1990's. 

The base kit is the Revell 1/25th scale 1990 Ford Mustang LX. 

My inspiration.

Since that photo was taken I have spoken to retired Air Force friends who confirmed the shape of the antenna. I carved it from a piece of sheet plastic to obtain the airfoil shape.  

I found a sheet of "US Air Force" markings in various sizes. Don't ask from where, I cannot remember. LOL! I picked one that looked correct. The serial number is strictly fiction and from the same sheet. 

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Posted by crown r n7 on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:57 PM

Stunning builds ALL !!!!. I also like this topic. Here are my latest 3

minicraft B-24 in 1/72.

Airfix hawker seafury in 1/48.

Tamiya king tiger tank in 1/35.

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:59 PM

Really nice stuff dlh.   Interesting subjects and well executed.

Crown, cool little bike with the tiger.  The sea fury is my favorite British plane.  All nicely done, really like the liberator in that scheme. 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by RESlusher on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:35 PM

The Trumpeter M1117 Guardian...

 

The Trumpeter Type 63 Multiple Rocket Launcher

 

The Revell-Germany MAN 5t Mil GL 4x4 truck

Richard S.

On the bench:  Trumpeter SA-4 Ganef

On deck:  AFV Club M730A1 Chaparral

In the hole:  Who knows what's next!

 

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Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:48 AM

John many thanks.

Richard nice realistic vehicles.

Nick.

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Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:18 AM

Great trio there Nick. And hard to think you don't build armour looking at that Tiger.

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Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:22 AM

Thank you Bish . I do enjoy building armour a lot have built many in my youth.

Nick.

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Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:26 PM

I deffinetly look forward to seeing more.

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Posted by Gamera on Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:09 AM

Those all look awesome guys!!! 

Guess I am a little partial to your builds DLH and Ikar. Just love seeing the oddball stuff! 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by Tomcat on Sunday, June 2, 2019 11:57 AM

Just completed the two Devastators. The thud is my 1st attempt at the SE Asia camo scheme:

Mark aka Tomcat

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:13 PM

Very nice.  Cammo turned out great. 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by JohnnyK on Sunday, June 2, 2019 7:24 PM

Usually I model airplanes. However, sometimes I get burned out building airplanes. When that happens I model cars. My last three builds are a 1/48 Monogram B-24J in Bare Metal Foil and a 1/48 HobbyBoss P-38 in Bare Metal Foil. In between those two builds I built a 1/24 scale hot rod.

 

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, June 2, 2019 8:14 PM

That's some mastery of bare metal foil work!  I do cars as well.  Looks cool.  Did those wheels come with the kit?

Thanks,

John

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Posted by JohnnyK on Monday, June 3, 2019 4:41 PM

keavdog

That's some mastery of bare metal foil work!  I do cars as well.  Looks cool.  Did those wheels come with the kit?

 

Thanks for the comment regarding the BMF. The P-38 is my eighth model finished in BMF. The wheels on the car came with the kit, a '37 Ford coupe. I looked on Revell's website and they have very few car models. 

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Posted by crown r n7 on Monday, June 3, 2019 5:09 PM

nice mix of builds .. awesome stuff..

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:14 AM

Here's my latest 3 -

First Roden kit - lots of positives, but different from usual builds.  1/48 T-28B

1/48 Airfix (first Airfix kit since I was a kid and WOW they have come a long way - great kit) Boulton Paul Defiant

And just wrapped up - Hasegawa 1/144 Embraer 170 in US Airways livery (Draw Decal)

 

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, July 21, 2019 5:33 AM

Three more on the completion shelves.

Takom 1/35th FV 432.

Airfix 1/72nd He 111P-1.

And AMG 1/72nd Bf 109B-1.

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, July 21, 2019 5:59 AM

Rock solid work Bish!  Really nice builds.  

Thanks,

John

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Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:07 AM

Geez! So much good stuff here! Here are three of my latest:

Bruce Carr's "Angels' Playmate" that he flew during WWII. Bruce had fourteen air-to-air victories. Air Fix's 1/72 scale P-51D kit.

A T-33A of the Florida Air National Guard. An old AMT/Hasegawa 1/72 scale kit.

An F-106 as it appeared in the 1972 Willian Tell event. Again, an old Hasegawa kit.


OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:48 AM

Cheers John.

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:49 AM

Nice set there Frank.

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Posted by lowfly on Sunday, July 21, 2019 2:22 PM

My last three from oldest to newest

F4U Corsair

 USSNewMexico

B-25Mitchell

 

Not too sure why they dont come up in a photo as opposed to a link.....still learning i guess

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, July 21, 2019 4:13 PM

Nice builds Frank.  Love the subjects and the wheels up.

lowfly those are great.  For the pics try putting [ I m g ] [ / i m g ] around your url.

No spaces of course.

 

 

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by steve5 on Monday, July 22, 2019 12:18 AM

lovely work all round guy's

 

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Posted by Justinryan215 on Monday, July 22, 2019 8:22 PM

I guess these would be my last three 'complete' builds:

Tamiya A6M5 5a  (new release a decade ago...) 1/48 scale

Revell B2 Spirit Stealth Bomber 1/144 scale

 B2 Spirit stealth bomber by Justin Ryan, on Flickr

 

Revell Lancaster Bomber Dambusters 1/72 scale

 Lancaster Bomber Dam busters build by Justin Ryan, on Flickr

 

 

 

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

Mortal as I am,I know that I am born for a day.  But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the Earth...

 

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Posted by Ted4321 on Monday, July 22, 2019 9:27 PM

Justin, 

Very cool splash effect.  Well done. 

All 3 Yes.

T e d

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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, July 22, 2019 9:51 PM

Fantastic builds Justin

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Posted by castelnuovo on Monday, July 22, 2019 11:18 PM

Haven't built for a while, I think these are the last 3

Spitfire Mark XIV

Ju-87

Swordfish

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Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:07 PM

My latest 3 builds.

Revell PT-17.

Ban Dai x-wing

Revell USS Lionfisn

Nick.

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:21 PM

Great stuff castelnuovo.   

Nice work crown, love variety of subjects. 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Thursday, August 8, 2019 1:55 AM

Nice collections there guys.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:45 AM

Castelnuovo those are beautifully done.

keavdog and Bish many thanks and yes I did change gears a little bit.

Nick.

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:41 PM

Great looking sub and PT17 Crown.

Here are my last 3. Click on the picture for a closeup.

 GIFMaker.org_jy_Ayj_O

 

 

Too many models to build, not enough time in a lifetime!!

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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 9:52 PM

Those three are great.  

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:23 AM

keavdog

Those three are great.  

 

 

Thanks!

 GIFMaker.org_jy_Ayj_O

 

 

Too many models to build, not enough time in a lifetime!!

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Posted by mach71 on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:58 AM

Nice work Gentleman!

 

My last 3 were for GAF's Race to Space GB. 

 

 

Revell 1/25 1969 Corvette LMP Apollo 12

 

 

1/48 Pegasus V2

 

 

Atomic City 1/12 Mercury 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:38 AM

Love that Mercury capsule.

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:52 PM

Nice.  I followed the vette build.   I wasnt aware of that story and what a cool way to participate in the GB

Thanks,

John

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Posted by MrStecks on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:18 PM

So much beautiful work displayed in this thread!  Kudos to all.

My last three builds:

Just finished the Corsair earlier this week.  Had to build it with the wings folded, due to display area limitations. 

Cheers,
Mark


On the bench:  Revel 1/48 B-25J Mitchell

In the queue: Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair

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  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:52 PM

Nice trio Mark.  That has to be the only Oakey's knife polish bus on the forum ;)

The shading on the Corsair wing looks great.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by MrStecks on Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:28 PM

keavdog

Nice trio Mark.  That has to be the only Oakey's knife polish bus on the forum ;)

The shading on the Corsair wing looks great.

Thanks keavdog.

 


On the bench:  Revel 1/48 B-25J Mitchell

In the queue: Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair

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Posted by Tomcat on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:30 PM

My latest last three...

A Monogram 1/48 Mirage 2000:

2nd, is a Monogram P-39 Airacobra:

and lastly a 1/64 Lindberg He-111:

Mark aka Tomcat

On the workbench: Monogram 1/48 F-5F Aggressor; AMT Enterprise 1701-A; Monogram 1/48 A6M Zero; Revell 1/72 B-24 Liberator;

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:22 PM

Nice camo on all.3. And great glasswork on the 111 - interesting scale.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:25 PM

Great looking builds Mark. Love that Mirage

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:27 PM

Here's my latest - a bit of car work and some experimentation

Excellent Revell (new mold) Bronco 

Tamiya Komatsu/MIG rust weathering experiment

Excellent Moebius Comet - what a really nice kit

 

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:41 AM

3 more to add to the list.

Starting with one of my favorite builds of the year, finally get to add the very first version of the 251 to the collection, ICM's 35th Sd.Kfz 251/1 Ausf A.

A heavily weathered AMT kit of a Trade Federation AAT.

And my first 4 engined German aircraft, Revell's 1/72nd Fw 200C-8.

 

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:14 PM

Nice work Bish.  Really like the Condor.  Nice variety as well.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:23 PM

I keep forgetting about this thread.

Nice builds Bish.

Here's mine. I haven't built as many as I planed this year.

Bandi TIE Intercepter

1/72 Revell MiG 29UB

1/72 Revell Eurofighter Typhoon.

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:29 PM

Great stuff Steve -that eurofighter looks awesome.

Thanks,

John

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:44 PM

Thanks John

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Posted by PatW on Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:47 AM

Remember , common sense is not common.

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Posted by keavdog on Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:06 AM

Great stuff Pat.  That buggy is crazy cool!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Monday, November 4, 2019 2:34 PM

Got 3 wrapped up this weekend, all 1/72nd scale. One for the Star Wars GB and 2 for the Airfix.

My first Bandai kit, a TIE Striker.

And for the Airfix, one old, Mosquito Mk VI.

And one new, Gladiator Mk II.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Monday, November 4, 2019 2:41 PM

Just finished all 6 of these at the same time. 5 Airfix and one Academy

 

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Posted by keavdog on Friday, November 8, 2019 12:58 AM

Bish - you're a machine!  Once I get over my fear of bipes the Gladiator is high on my list.  Nice work.

TJ - a stable of beauties!  Nice collection.

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by murph on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:49 PM

Some really nice work in here everyone.  Very impressive.  Here are my last three; Revell / Mongram A-10 (48th), Revell of Germany Spitfire IIa (32nd) Monogram F-18A Hornet (48th).

Thanks for looking.

Mike

 

Retired and living the dream!

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Posted by fotofrank on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:10 PM

F6F-3K Hellcat Drone for the 80 Years of Airfix group build:

 .

Bandai 1/72 A-Wing Star Fighter as a what-if 352 FG:

 .

Bandai 1/72 X-Wing Fighter as a Flying Tiger:

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:10 PM

Nice work Mike!

Thanks,

John

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Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:43 AM

FotoFrank - really cool eclectic trio!  What's the story behind the Wildcat?

Thanks,

John

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Posted by Bish on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:53 AM

keavdog

Bish - you're a machine!  Once I get over my fear of bipes the Gladiator is high on my list.  Nice work.

TJ - a stable of beauties!  Nice collection.

 

 

Thanks John. I would deffinetly recomend it for anyone who has little experiance with bi-planes.

''I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so''

On the bench: Dragon 1/35th Tiger I/AMT STAP with Battle Droid

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Posted by fotofrank on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:07 AM

keavdog

FotoFrank - really cool eclectic trio!  What's the story behind the Wildcat?

 

Keavdog, after the war the Navy used Hellcats as target drones to be shot out of the sky by student pilots learning how to shoot air-to-air. Some Hellcats were also used at target-tow aircraft, pulling a sock behind them.

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:25 AM

fotofrank

 

 
keavdog

FotoFrank - really cool eclectic trio!  What's the story behind the Wildcat?

 

 

 

Keavdog, after the war the Navy used Hellcats as target drones to be shot out of the sky by student pilots learning how to shoot air-to-air. Some Hellcats were also used at target-tow aircraft, pulling a sock behind them.

 

The drones were used a lot for testing the early AAM's, both free flight and guided. That's a situation where a piloted tow aircraft was just too risky.

This is kind of a funny story:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Palmdale

 

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Posted by Ted4321 on Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:13 AM

First time poster in this thread, long time observer. 

My last 3 are a hasegawa "egg" Hughes 500, Williams Bros Gee Bee R1, and Bandai K-2SO.

 

 

T e d

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    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:33 AM

Wow Ted, eclectic for sure. The gee bee is awesome.  Keep building and showing your 3 builds!

Thanks,

John

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