The Southern Maryland Scale Modelers meet every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at High Tide Games, 22599 MacArthur Blvd, California, Maryland, (San Souci Plaza, between McKay's and Mission BBQ).

We are also meeting online via Zoom most Thursdays at 7pm -- an email is sent to members with meeting info.

Everyone is welcome, all we ask is that you bring a project, finished or not, theme or non-theme to share during our Show-N-Tell discussion. Okay, you don't really have to bring a project...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

126: In Progress/Show and Tell

October's build theme was the annual "Build the same kit" month.  This year's BTSK was the Airfix 1/72 BAe Hawk.  There were 5 in progress builds and 15 completed builds, 5 of which were theme related.

Theme Builds

BAe Hawk by Steve Lucianetti
Airfix 1/72

Mk 132 BAe Hawk by Gerry Whiteside
Airfix 1/72

BAe Hawk T.1 by Jim Rotramel
Airfix 1/72
Aftermarket - Eduard Zoom PE Details (not useful), Eduard Mask (Inaccurate for new molds), Master Pitot Tube, Xtradecals

Red Arrows BAe Hawk by Andrew White
Airfix 1/72
Replaced wingtip lights with clear red and green plastic and sanded to shape.  Otherwise OOB

BAe Hawk by Mike Colvin
Airfix 1/72

Completed Builds

Hawker Hurricane Mk IIb by Jonathan Wright
Revell of Germany 1/72
Sky Decals markings representing a unit from Operation Torch

John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn by John Brey
Andrea Miniatures

USNC Pelican and Gausshog by Austin Whiteside
Mega Bloks

XF2G-1 by Joe Hegedus
Aviation USK/Hasegawa 1/72
Aviation USK forward fuselage combined with a Hasegawa F4U-1D, plus an Engines and Things R4360 Engine.  Aeroclub Propeller and various details and markings from scratch to replicate XF2G-1 BuNo 13471.

F-4J Phantom II by Joe Hegedus
Revell/Monogram 1/48
Steel Beach F-4J cockpit and ECM antennae.  Slotted stabilizers and pylons from a Hasegawa F-4 kit.  Centerline tank from another Monogram donor kit.  Markings are by Fox One Decals replicating a 1972 MiG Killer.

F4U-1 Corsair by Joe Hegedus
Tamiya 1/32
RB seatbelts and Eagle Edition markings for "Spirit of 76" of VMK-215 on Munda, August 1943.

Mooney M20 by Andrew White
Bandai 1/48
Custom painted finish with generic civilian registration number decals from Draw Decals.

Italian Armor in Africa by Ben Pearson
Cromwell and ESCI 1/72

Tiger I by Mike Colvin
Tamiya 1/35
OOB in Russian Front markings

EF-105F by Nick Kessel
Monogram 1/48
Kitbashed from two Monogram parts kits.  Aeromaster Decals and Hasegawa Cluster Bombs and ECM pod.

In Progress Builds

IL-2M3 Stormovik by Nate Swift
Accurate Miniatures 1/48
Czech Master resin cockpit

Israeli Centurian "Shot Kal" by Steve Lucianetti
AFV Club 1/35

Soviet T-70M Light Tank by Steve Workman
Universal Models (UM) 1/72
Added 0.010 x 0.030" styrene strips for fender braces

Folland Gnat T.1 by Gerry Whiteside
Airfix 1/72
Will be finished in markings from "Hot Shots"

F-86H Sabre by Andrew White
CollectAire 1/48
Resin kit.  Replacing the kit wing with a F-86F-40 wing with extended slats from Scobie-Doo

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