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This page is a summary of the Flory Model video builds and a short description of the techniques used in each one.

There are links to the kit manufacturers websites and to each video build page

Manufacturer Kit Scale Summary Aftermarket Used? Cockpit Detailing? Engine Detailing? Scratch Building? Filling / Sanding Scribing Primer Masking Airbrushing Paints Used Weathering Metal Finish Decalling Varnish/Clear Coats
Academy McDonnell Douglas F-15C MSIP II Eagle 1/48 Phil builds this Academy kit using ther kit and eduard PE to detail the fuselage, cockpit and engine burner cans. Phil uses the the eduard 'Big Ed' set in parts Part 1,2 & 3 Part 1,2 & 3 Part 8 No In Part 5 Phil demonstrates how to use IPA and cotton buds to remove excess filler without damaging the surrounding plastic. The spraying Tamiya XF-1 along the filled seams to check the finish. In Part 5 Phil shows how to rescribe raised panel lines on the fuel tanks. Model is primed using Tamiya XF-54 as the base primer. The build concentrates on both pre and post shadings and demonstrates techniques for weathering the multi tone grey finish found on the F-15. No
Academy General Dynamics F-16I SUFA 1/32 PE, Resin Extensive: Painting, washes and lighting. Detailed sections on installing lighting using LEDs & fibre optics. In Part 5 Phil shows how to rescribe raised panel lines on the fuel tanks. Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby No
Academy McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II 1/48 PE, Resin yes No No Yes Tamiya, Vallejo Yes
Airfix De Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2 1/48 OOB build+Flight Deck PE. Objective is to demonstrate paint/airbrushing techniques. PE Yes No No Yes. Good sections on filling and sanding in parts x,x,x Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Xtracrylix Yes. Use of washes. No Yes
Airfix Supermarine Seafire F.XVII 1/48 OOB build. Main objective to demonstrate paint/airbrushing techniques. Phil completes the kit with the wings in the folded configuration No Part 2 - OOB Cockpit Build. Use of washes. None None Minor: to deal with fuselage seams Tamiya XF-19 Good section on use of White Tak 'worms' for camoflage patterns. Yes Tamiya, Xtracrylix Use of washes to give a used look to the Seafire. No Good section on decals
Ailey Cat (A2Zee Models) Shorts Tucano T.1 Resin kit 1/48 Full video build of an all resin kit. Yes No
eduard Eduard MIG-29A Fulcrum 1/48 Eduards reboxing of Academey's MIG-29A Fulcrum Yes No
Hobby Boss IDF Merkava Mk.IIID (LIC) 1/32 PE, Resin No No No
Anigrand Imperial Avenger Class Star Destroyer 1/2256 Phil's Magnum Opus for 2014. Fully detailed build of this huge resin kit in 11 episodes. No No Some Extensive: Installation of LED lighting system. Yes yes (lots) Phil shows viwers how to use masking tape to apply different shades to the star destroyers many panels. Yes Tamiya Phil shows how to use different shades of Tamiya grey acrylics to mimic weathering of the Star Destroyers complex panelling. No No
Italeri Sikorsky HH-60H Seahawk 1/48 No Drybrushing, washes No No Yes Yes yes Yes Tamiya, Vallejo
Meng Ford F-350 Truck 1/48 No No Yes No Yes Yes
Revell BAE Hawk T.1 1/32 Full HD video build of this bargain basement Revell 1/32 BaE Hawk kit in glorious Red Arrows colours. PE Yes No No Yes. Good sections on filling and sanding in parts x,x,x Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Xtracrylix No No Yes Yes
Revell C.160 Transall 1/72 No Some. Dry brushing and washes No No Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby No
Revell Heinkel He 111 P1 1/32 Phil uses the eduard Big Ed set which details: Flight Deck, Cabin, Bomb Bay and Wings Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby Yes No
Revell U.S.S Iwo Jima 1/350 Phil adds LED lights to this complex Revell kit. Tamiya, Vallejo
Revell Panavia Tornado IDS/GR.1 1/48 No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby Extensive, post shading, washes No
Revell STS-135 Space Shuttle 1/72 Detailed build video of the large, but simple 1/72 kit. No No No No Yes. Good sections on filling and sanding in parts x,x,x For this large model Phil uses aerosol car primer rather than an airbrush. Yes Yes Yes No Phil uses aftermarket decals in Parts 6 & 7
Skunkworks MQ-9 Reaper 1/48 Simple OOB build to test new camera layouts No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Tamiya Lockheed F-117A Stealth Fighter 1/48 OOB build demonstrating use of airbrushing to simulate the F-117's unique radar absorbing finish No No No Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Vallejo No No
Tamiya MK IV British Tank Male 1/35 First use of AK Interactive paints. Phil creates a simple diorama using Plaster of Paris. No No No No No Yes Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby Extensive use of washes to create mud effects
Tamiya North American P-51D Mustang 1/32 Yes Yes
Trumpeter Grumman A-6A Intruder 1/32 Contains comprehensive sections on super detailing and using Model Master metallizer paints to spray engine and simulate different heat effects No Drybrushing, Washes. Use of PE and lead wire to asdd detail to the cockpit Phil demonstrates using lead wire and plastic rod to detail the engines and landing gear. x Yes, Engine Yes Yes Yes Yes Alclad, Mr Hobby, Vallejo Pre/Post Shading, Washes Engine
Trumpeter Grumman F-14D Tomcat 1/32 Yes Yes Tamiya, Mr Hobby Yes
Trumpeter Mil Mi-24 Hind 1/35 Very detailed build video. First use of AKAN paints by Phil. Use of Vallejo chipping medium to show cab/engine bay wear and tear. PE Extensive: PE, Painting, weathering Extensive Addition of wiring and other details. Yes In Part 8 Phil discusses and demonstrates the use of Vallejo polyurethane primer, and how to use it to best effect. yes In Part 7 Phil goes in to detail about airbrush cleaning. Mainly Akan paints, Tamiya Pre and post shading, washes No Demonstration of how to use cellulose/lacquer thinners to remove all traces of the carrier film and improve decal appearance.
Wing Nut Wings Sopwith Triplane 1/48 Detailed section on rigging using 'Knitting In' elastic. No Yes No No Minor seam filling. Yes Yes Yes Tamiya, Vallejo Yes No Extensive coverage of decalling
Manufacturer Kit Scale Summary Aftermarket Used? Cockpit Detailing? Engine Detailing? Scratch Building? Filling / Sanding Scribing Primer Masking Airbrushing Paints Used Weathering Metal Finish Decalling Varnish/Clear Coats
Trumpeter Fairey Swordfish Mk II 1/32 Detailed build of this beautiful 1/32 kit. Shows the use of Eduards detailing sets for the cockpit and fuselage. Yes, using eduards PE set. No
eduard Consolidated B.24 Liberator 1/72 Phil uses eduards PE set for their reboxing of teh Hasegawa kit. PE (Cockpit, Bomb Bay Engine)
Kinetic Northrop Grumman E2-C Hawkeye 1/48 Demonstrates use of CA glue as a filler.
Airfix English Electric Canberra 1/48 PE
Tamiya De Havilland Mosquito PR MK.IV 340SQN 1/48 PE (Cockpit)
Hobby Boss Fairchild A-10A Thunderbolt 1/48
Dragon PZ.kpfw.IV Ausf.G 1/35
Tamiya McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom 1/32 Phil goes to town and super details the piping/wiring on this impressive kit Extensive. Creation of wiring/pipes in fuselage.
Trumpeter Vought F4U Corsair 1/32 Detailed build video including the fitting of LED lighting for the instrument panel. Yes
Eduard Sukhoi SU-25 Frogfoot 1/48
Airfix Messerschmitt BF-109E-1/E-3/E-4 1/48
Trumpeter Sukhoi SU-24 Fencer-D 1/48
Trumpeter AV8B Night Attack Harrier II 1/32
Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire IXe 1/32
eduard English Electric Lightning 1/48 Out of the box build. PE Yes
Trumpeter Vought F-8E Crusader 1/32
Hasegawa McDonnell Douglas Phantom II 1/48
Academy Lockheed F-22 Raptor 1/48
Italeri Boeing Chinook HC-2 1/48 Extensive cockpit/bay detailing work.
eduard Focke-Wulfe FW-190 A5 1/48
Academy Sukhoi SU-27UB Flanker 1/48
Tamiya General Dynamics F-16 Falcon 1/48