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  1. 1/18th F-14B Tomcat conversion

    Sorry to hear about your hand Steve. Here's hoping you recover quickly & can get back to work on your big cat, John
  2. 1/48 Hasegawa F-14A

    Nice to see you back at these Tomcats. Looking great!
  3. Hey Steve. Good to see you back. I'll be posting this build on BM as well, once I get the photos on Flickr.
  4. 1/48 Trumpeter ERA-3B

    Looks awesome Darren. I like all your recent builds of different 'unique' aircraft.
  5. Thanks guys. Here's one last photo showing the MTB & crew.
  6. One last photo showing the MTB and crew.
  7. One last project to complete this build - the crew. I'm not a big fan of adding figures to models as they seldom look realistic. In this case, I wanted to add a few crew figures to show the boat's scale & size. I raided the stash and gathered sailors from the Matchbox Corvette & Airfix Vosper MTB kits. I decided to use four figures that show the variety of uniforms worn on board the Canadian MTB's. I modified the arms of the two seaman figures so I could place them in different positions on the boat, & then added some paint & shading. I added stands to the figures so each could stand alone. The Coxswain and Executive Officer figures are currently placed on the MTB's bridge. ... and the Captain & Gunner were added to the Oerikon bandstand, Now this build is really finished.
  8. 1/18th F-14B Tomcat conversion

    They look great, very realistic.
  9. 1/18th F-14B Tomcat conversion

    Another good looking update, Steve. Are the inscriptions on the bombs decals, or did you free hand?
  10. A-7E Corsair II - Hasegawa 1/48

    Love that HUD!
  11. Thank you Silenoz! I'm glad you were able to follow the build.
  12. Thanks Hajo! It was a fun build.