The models in the 1/72-scale War Bird Collection by Tamiya are some of my favorite models to build. I find the quality to be excellent, and I appreciate the optimal […]
I built this kit during what you might call the “medieval” period of my model-making career. It was after the Golden Age of being 10, 11 and 12 years old, […]
This kit, representative of Airfix’s new generation of products, made for a very satisfying build.
I had one of these back in the ’70s, so when I saw the kit at the local hobby shop — in a condition and at a price that suggested it had been on someone’s shelf for quite a while before being transferred for resale — I sprang for it and recently put it together.
When I was in 4th grade, my grandfather, Lt. Col. A. Justin Williams, gave me a wonderful 25-volume history of the Second World War, The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of […]
Can you spot the difference between the two variants?
The Swordfish, known by its affectionate crews as the “String Bag,” did a lot of significant damage for an aircraft that was obsolescent even before the War began, with historic […]
Raise your hand if you like Grumman’s iconic design for a torpedo bomber! (Me too.)
My son previously posted his vision of the Italeri El Alamein Battle Set, in full battle mode. Here I have tried to create a more mundane scene around the station building, as well as a few shots of the British troops and vehicles that came in the set.
This is the second of these battle sets that my son and I have put together (the first one having been their El Alamein set), and we are liking them quite a bit.