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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, October 19, 2020 8:54 AM

Those are pretty awesome Justin. I like the A-7

Steve

Building a kit from your stash is like cutting a head off a Hydra, two more take it's place.

 

 

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, October 19, 2020 1:19 PM

Lots of variety there!  Cool stuff

Thanks,

John

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  • From: Hatboro, PA
Posted by Justinryan215 on Friday, October 23, 2020 6:26 AM

keavdog

Lots of variety there!  Cool stuff

 

 

Thanks!  I typically build whatever the muses of inspiration give to me...there's no telling what could come next! Lol

"...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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  • From: Hatboro, PA
Posted by Justinryan215 on Friday, October 23, 2020 6:29 AM

modelcrazy

Those are pretty awesome Justin. I like the A-7

 

Thanks, ModelCrazy!  It's actually an A6, but compliment understood!

I dot inspitation for that build after seeing a photo of an intruder being loaded on the cat for a morning launch, in 1980, just after the failed rescue attempt of our hostages in Iran, and loved the idea of ID stripes, similar to the invasion stripes....

"...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 GMorrison on Friday, October 23, 2020 3:05 PM

Here's my last one.

 

Revell 1/542 classic USS Midway from the late '50s.

I added a full hull and below waterline details, improved the guns, added landing gear to the jets and used a PE set.

 Modeling is an excuse to buy books.

 

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Posted by steve5 on Friday, October 23, 2020 3:54 PM

that looks pretty schmick bill .

 

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Posted by Mach1 on Sunday, October 25, 2020 7:37 PM

My last three all from the beginning of the year.

1/72 Italeri F-14A

1/48 Tamiya F-51D

1/72 Revell Germany Tornado Tigermeet "Eye of the Tiger"

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    June 2017
  • From: Winter Park, FL
Posted by fotofrank on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:01 PM

Hmmm. My last three models.

A Gundam from Bandai...

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A Tamiya P-51D saved from the recycle bin after everything that could go wrong did go wrong...

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Another Red Tail What-If. What if the 332 FG received P-80's to go up against Luftwaffe Me 262's. This is what I imagine 1Lt. Charles White's P-80 would have looked like...

OK. On the bench: Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:39 PM

Cool carrier GM - I like all the tiny Panthers.

Mach - love the tomcat and that tornado is wild.

Frank - that gundam guy startled me, nice save on the mustang and cool Redtail

 

Thanks,

John

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    March 2012
  • From: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:31 PM

Very good lookin' carrier GM.

Mach and Frank both have some great builds as well.

Frank: Hopefully nothing gave you too much trouble on that Tamiya Mustang as far as assembly is concerned. I've had NOTHING but good fortune out of Tamiya offerings.

                   

 

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Posted by nearsightedjohn on Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:11 AM

My last two builds:

Current build with WEM photoetch and Artworx wood deck:

My key to scale modeling happiness: VARIETY!!!!

 

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  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:54 PM

Great stuff John.  I like the variety!

Thanks,

John

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  • From: Winter Park, FL
Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, November 1, 2020 1:10 PM

Thanks y'all. Mustang1989, the issue with the Tamiya Mustang was self-induced. Badly sprayed primer to go under Alclad. That P-51D is the second one on the shelf along side a B/C Mustang. I have a second D-model underway right now.

Nearsightedjohn, I've seen those Chevy kits, your's is terrific. The first car I ever drove was my grandfather's 1948 four door sedan Chevy back around '60 or '61. I need to get one of those kits soon.

OK. On the bench: Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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    August 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Saturday, November 21, 2020 7:20 AM

Roden Bristol Britannia.

Hasegawa F-15C in 1/48

Academy Mig-12MF in 1/48

 .Nick

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:32 AM

Those are awesome Nick! Bow Down

Steve

Building a kit from your stash is like cutting a head off a Hydra, two more take it's place.

 

 

http://www.spamodeler.com/forum/

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    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, November 21, 2020 1:20 PM

Wow!  Love the Britannia. How did the kit go together?   

Thanks,

John

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  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Saturday, November 21, 2020 3:38 PM

Steve. thank you. Im feeling better with other types of acrylics.

keavdog. thank you . I like this kit, I bought two more. The plastic is on the soft side. The # 11 blade cuts very easy. The only issue I had was with the props they are one piece but attached to the sprue in between the blades on the hub. Once thier cut off the sprue I used a round sanding stick to get at, but its a nice kit.

 .Nick

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  • From: Detroit
Posted by garylee on Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:03 AM

Wow, what a great thread. There are some truly first class models here.

Since I tend to work in larger scales and my models move I usually take video instead of still photos but here are three recent projects, starting with the StuG III

 

 

A crazy "paper panzer" with an M-41 set up as an AA tank with quad .50s

 

 

And you got to have crew (the head was painted by a friend, the rest was me)

 

 

And if it's OK to deviate just a bit, my next three projects should be very interesting, all Dragon 1/6 kits, the type 82, DAK type 82 and the schwimmwagen, all of which will be converted to full RC

 

I can't believe I stayed away from here for so long, I've already gained three tons of good info just in the last week or so. The bad news is that now you Gomers are stuck with me!! Bwahahahaha Stick out tongue

 

Detroit, where the weak are killed and eaten. Bwahahaha

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  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:10 PM

Some time since my last update:

1/16 Bandai 1910 Thomas Flyer (WIP)

 

1/32(?) Ships Cannonade

 

1/350 Banner USS Arizona

 

Ben

 

 

 

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PROJECTS:

- 1/48 RAH-66 Comanche - WIP

- 1/350 USS Alabama (GB) - DONE

- 1/16 1910 Thomas Flyer - DONE

- 1/78 AC-119 Stinger Gunship (GB) - DONE

 

 

 

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  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Monday, November 23, 2020 9:59 PM

Here are my last three completions:

 

1/48 Tamiya Kübelwagen

 

 

1/48 Testors/Hawk V-1

 

 

1/35 Heller Somua S35

 

 

 

 

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N is for NO SURVIVORS...

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  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Monday, November 23, 2020 10:07 PM

Cool vehicles Gary! and welcome.

Drums - awesome work.   I following your WIP  

Stik - nice work!  I love the hawk and the Somua is awesome.  

Thanks,

John

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    November 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:06 AM

Revellogram 1/48 F-80C Shooting Star

Hasegawa 1/48 P-51D Mustang

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-39M Airacobra

 

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Posted by knox on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:58 PM

[quote user="stikpusher"]

Here are my last three completions:

 

1/48 Tamiya Kübelwagen

 

 

1/48 Testors/Hawk V-1

 

 

1/35 Heller Somua S35

 

 

 

All of your models look great, but I really like your kubelwagen.  Did you fashion the headlight covers?  That puppy is small, so if you did, awesome, they look great. 
This thread is a good one.  
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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:33 PM

Good stuff Johnny.  Dig the P39

Thanks,

John

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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, December 11, 2020 10:33 AM

Been a while, but here is my next 3, all 1/72nd aircraft.

RV Aircrafts Fw 190D-11.

And 2 Airfix Harriers. GR.9A.

And a Sea Harrier FA/2.

 

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

On the bench: Italeri 1/72nd Bell 212/Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat/Trumpeter 1/32nd Me 262A-1a

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Posted by lewbud on Friday, December 11, 2020 2:13 PM

Very nice work Bish.Yes

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Friday, December 11, 2020 2:20 PM

Nice builds, Bish!

How is that Airfix Harrier kit?  Is it the classic kit, or is it a new tooling? I've lost track of the subjects they've revisited with new tooling.

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, December 11, 2020 3:19 PM

Thanks guys.

Baron, both the harriers are new tools, and both were very nice kit. The detail is nice, no major fit issues and a nice set of options to finish it. They do have the deeper panle lines modern Airfix kits are known for, but i don't mind that.

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

On the bench: Italeri 1/72nd Bell 212/Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat/Trumpeter 1/32nd Me 262A-1a

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    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Friday, December 11, 2020 4:49 PM

Great stuff Bish. I missed the 190 build. 

Thanks,

John

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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, December 11, 2020 5:10 PM

Thanks john. It was easy to miss, i built alongside the 109G-10 and they only took 3 weeks.

I am a Norfolk man and i glory in being so

On the bench: Italeri 1/72nd Bell 212/Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat/Trumpeter 1/32nd Me 262A-1a

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