Builds

Stan Contest

When is the Stan Contest?  Is it scheduled for February, March or April?  I think that it got moved back to April but am not sure.

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Intragalatic Transport: 1969

Intragalatic Transport: 1969

What if…. in 1967 Star Trek had failed as a TV show?  With the show failing to be renewed after the end of the first season due to poor ratings, the studio model of the U.S.S. Enterprise was thrown into a dumpster near the edge of the studio lot. It was here that Ronald, a […]

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FineScale Modeler Index list

Check the following web site for various pdfs of the yearly index of FineScale Modeler. http://www.finescale.com/search?q=index#1

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Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon SnapTite Kit #85-1633 by Martin Schultz I had heard that there were going to be some new kit releases covering a range of skill levels to “Tie” in with the new movie coming out in 2015. I stopped at my local Target store and they had one of […]

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Shenyang J-15 Chinese Navy Fighter

Shenyang J-15 Chinese Navy Fighter

  Background During the 1970’s Russia started the development of modern carrier borne fighter aircraft. The Sukhoi design team started with their basic Su-27 Flanker and added such carrier items as tail-hook, folding wings and structural improvements plus a set of forward canard wings to produce their proposal, the Su-33. The Shenyang company of China […]

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Hasegawa F6F-5E in GLORIOUS SEA BLUE…or “Another one rescued from…….wait for it……..THE SHELF OF DOOOOOOMMMM!

Hasegawa F6F-5E in GLORIOUS SEA BLUE…or “Another one rescued from…….wait for it……..THE SHELF OF DOOOOOOMMMM!

This is the Hasegawa F6F-3 that I screwed up while TRYING to remove the plastic for the windows behind the cockpit. After a time…long time, I decided to fix it and build a -5 version. After looking through all of my Hellcat pics one, the -5E, jumped out at me and said “BUILD ME” (Maybe […]

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Star Trek: Voyager USS Prometheus By Martin Schultz

Star Trek: Voyager USS Prometheus By Martin Schultz

This is the third Furuta kit that I have built. I purchased this along with the other two kits  on ebay and this one cost me $14.99. This kit was also part of the volume 2 release and scales out at 1:2975. Like the other kit, it came in a simple black bag. There are 4 […]

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Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine

Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine

This is the Hobby Boss 1/700 USS Los Angeles Submarine.  I bought this back when Great Models was still around and they had it on clearance figuring it would be something simple to build and get something completed.  It’s a really simple build, consisting of something like 10 or 11 parts of which 3 are […]

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Pro Modeler & Revell of Germany 1/48 F4U-5N and -5NL in gorgeous GSB!!! OR Two more off the SHELF OF DOOM (add echo effect).

Pro Modeler & Revell of Germany 1/48 F4U-5N and -5NL in gorgeous GSB!!! OR Two more off the SHELF OF DOOM (add echo effect).

I decided since I had two of these kits I would build em both at the same time as it would make things easy…..right? Both are out of box except the True Details cockpits(Very, VERY nice set) and both are in Korean War era markings. Really, is there anything more lovely than Gloss Sea Blue?!!! […]

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Revell 1/48 Messerschmitt Me 410 B-6/R-2……and its canopy from H.E. double hockey sticks!

Revell 1/48 Messerschmitt Me 410 B-6/R-2……and its canopy from H.E. double hockey sticks!

Ok, so maybe the canopy isn’t that bad, but it is a pain and I think over the years it has got worse….much worse! This is the anti shipping version of this aircraft and was so successful that the Luftwaffe built thousands of them…..well maybe only 2 or 3, OK so I exaggerated a bit. This […]

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