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by Warbird Kid
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: The future
Replies: 14
Views: 4209

Re: The future

P-39
Wildcat
F4U-1 (or at least a conversion kit)
Ki-43 Oscar
by Warbird Kid
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1:18 Scale Comparison Image
Replies: 11
Views: 3039

Re: 1:18 Scale Comparison Image

- 1/144th: Wargaming? Started out as a good scale for large scale aircraft in small size. Basic kits were first introduced in the late 70s and was a pretty small amount up until the mid 90s. More models atarted showing up. Early 2000's saw an explosion from Japan with many more aircraft being relea...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Lets see some of photos of your customs and conversions.
Replies: 85
Views: 21671

Re: Lets see some of photos of your customs and conversions.

pizzaguy wrote:SBD-5 Conversion for a board member.
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He didn't want the CAF "tramp stamp"? :wink:

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by Warbird Kid
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: 1:18 P-47N conversion???
Replies: 3
Views: 2033

Re: 1:18 P-47N conversion???

I'm also converting a P-47D to an CT ANG P-47N. I don't have spare wings and I'll probably be using sheet styrene.
by Warbird Kid
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Replacement Metal Landing Gear
Replies: 9
Views: 3832

Re: Replacement Metal Landing Gear

Any plans for the other WWII birds? This would be amazing!
by Warbird Kid
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?
Replies: 27
Views: 5630

Re: What Is Your Favorite Twin Engine Aircraft ?

B-25
B-26
PBY :shock:
F7F Tigercat
V-173 Pancake
XF5U Flapjack

Make em all!!!!!!!
by Warbird Kid
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:34 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: What ever happened to U.S. Navy and Air Force prototypes?
Replies: 17
Views: 4489

Re: What ever happened to U.S. Navy and Air Force prototypes

Is their a list somewhere of all the compiled 1/18th scale aircraft both production AND prototypes?
by Warbird Kid
Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Corgi Announces a BF-109E and P-40B
Replies: 3
Views: 1901

Re: Corgi Announces a BF-109E and P-40B

Great! Noe scale em' down to 1/144th scale.
by Warbird Kid
Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 5060

Re: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE Sunday 11-8-15

Not too much on the Diorama front, but I'll share the updates. Sorry in advice for the lack of photos, I'm not as good as my father with the step by step process. I start rolling on a project and forget to snap shots! Anyways... So a couple of important pieces for this diorama: Lt. Taylor quickly pu...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 5060

Re: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE 10-26-15

There was a short run of decals of Taylor and Welch's P-40s from a guy in the UK. He was selling them on Ebay. I purchased a few 1/144th decals of them. I think he also had them in 1/72nd scale. Since then it looks like there out of print. But if you want any custom decals I'd recommend, CanMilAir D...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Oct 28, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 5060

Re: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE 10-26-15

When I first started to research the real Haleiwa, I was a bit surprised to see where it was located. No I didn't take any of these shots, I found them online. The P-36s at Haleiwa were OD, but some at Wheeler we're bare metal like Rasmussen's P-36. http://warthunder.com/upload/image/News/Rasmussen/...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:29 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE Finished
Replies: 19
Views: 5060

Re: 1/144 P-36 UPDATE 10-26-15

Not to hijack my father's post but, here is my end of the project, the diorama base: The concept is simple: Scramble at Haleiwa! With the planes destroyed at Wheeler, they called Haleiwa Field to get two P-40s ready. Haleiwa Field was used as an emergency airport and had only an unpaved landing stri...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18th Scale WACO Glider
Replies: 9
Views: 2394

Re: 1/18th Scale WACO Glider

There is a 1/18th scale Waco Glider on display at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT. Maybe someone has a picture of it?
by Warbird Kid
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Is Kickstarter a Means of Getting Our A-10 ?
Replies: 33
Views: 7596

Re: Is Kickstarter a Means of Getting Our A-10 ?

I'd probably buy one. But it would be great to see it in this scheme:


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by Warbird Kid
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144th Scale AT-6 Repaint
Replies: 2
Views: 1583

1/144th Scale AT-6 Repaint

One of the new F-Toys 1/144th Scale AT-6s currently undergoing a repaint by my father. The nut even cut the canopy to the open position and added seat belts. Still need to apply the letters. I still can't believe we finally have a cheap plastic 1/144 AT-6 / SNJ / Harvard now. The only other examples...
by Warbird Kid
Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Beginnings of my 1:144 aircraft fleet
Replies: 752
Views: 109965

Re: Beginnings of my 1:144 aircraft fleet

We need to get you a showcase! My suggestion… Craigslist. If you don't know how to use it:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEeqgWU-BGM

Ive been able to get a ton of cases on behalf of the museum, and some for myself too. Usually very cheap considering. Hate to see all those models get dusty!
by Warbird Kid
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:10 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Rebuild of BBI P-51...
Replies: 69
Views: 21859

Re: Rebuild of BBI P-51...

WOW. Some serious skill here. Great work!!!!
by Warbird Kid
Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Timmee Russians
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Timmee Russians

Why not just add the link? http://www.ebay.com/itm/310892964055?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_from%3DR40%26_sacat%3D0%26_nkw%3D310892964055%26_rdc%3D1 http://www.ebay.com/itm/380860289358?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3D0%26_from%3DR40%26_nkw%3D380860289358%26...
by Warbird Kid
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: New Hobby Master (1/144 & 1/32)
Replies: 7
Views: 2808

Re: New Hobby Master (1/144 & 1/32)

Only interested in the 1/144th stuff, hence the B-24D. Nice. Wish they weren't so expensive though. Im hoping they continue to pump out more and more versions and use the 24 mold. Still hoping for these: http://www.skylighters.org/photos/poweek/b24moby.jpg http://www.90thbombgroup.org/betsy.jpg http...
by Warbird Kid
Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"

Dauntless, That decal sheet are the different schemes some of the B-17s flew in while making the movie "Memphis Belle" David Tallichet's B-17 as well as Sally B both played Memphis Belle at one point or another during filming. As far as I know their fictional and only movie markings and not actual r...
by Warbird Kid
Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"

Let me recommend to you Kitsworld if you haven't seen it.

http://www.kitsworld.co.uk/index.php?CATEGORY=8&SUB=2
by Warbird Kid
Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:39 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"

The B-17 is one from The Cafe Reo Big Bird Vol. 3 set.
http://www.hlj.com/product/caf96003/Gsh

I repainted it, weathered it, and applied aftermarket decals from MYK Decals
http://www.myk-design.com/tank/144/144b17f.html

Waaaaay, waaaaay better than the Crown / Minicraft B-17 by far.
by Warbird Kid
Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/72nd P-36A Hawk
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: 1/72nd P-36A Hawk

Thanks guys! Glad you appreciate her. I'll have to take a pic of her next to the FROG P-51A I built and put up here awhile ago.
by Warbird Kid
Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

1/144th B-17F "Wolf Pack"

Heres one in production: Wolf Pack - Boeing B-17F 42-29723 384th Bomb Group - 8th Air Force Grafton-Underwood Airfield United Kingdom - 1943-1944 https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1521915_576481425773_1083605203_n.jpg https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/988465_57648141080...
by Warbird Kid
Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/72nd P-36A Hawk
Replies: 7
Views: 2087

Re: 1/72nd P-36A Hawk

Nice build, WK. I hope that one of the diecast manufacturers----perhaps Corgi-----does a P-36/Hawk series in this scale soon. There are many schemes for many countries that can be exploited---with careful tooling design and planning. Thanks Epap! Why wait? Build one of these suckers! You don't need...