Gear up for the beach

•June 21, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Off to Italy with my dudes ๐Ÿ˜€

How to Fly the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

•June 14, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Flying the “Son of a Bitch 2nd Class”, defintely not Plug and Play! ๐Ÿ™‚

USMC Scout Sniper Korean War

•June 5, 2017 • 5 Comments

Game 1 / 2017, Yeah! ๐Ÿ˜€ First time I used the M1C Garand, quite a beast, but it worked really well and was super fun to use. Continue reading ‘USMC Scout Sniper Korean War’

Type 89 Knee Mortar Video

•April 24, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Very nice demonstration of the infamous “Knee Mortar”!

CAW actually made an airsoft version some years ago

Airsoft M1C Garand Sniper Rifle Part 2

•April 16, 2017 • 11 Comments

On to the cheek pad. There are numerous cheap repros available, most covered in some kind of ugly paint. I went for one a “natural leather” one hoping that I could achieve a nice look by oiling it. Continue reading ‘Airsoft M1C Garand Sniper Rifle Part 2’

Airsoft M1C Garand Sniper Rifle Part 1

•April 15, 2017 • 3 Comments

The M1C was a sniper variant of the M1 Garand, while probably none saw action during WW2 they were used by both the Army and Marine Corps in the Korean War. Continue reading ‘Airsoft M1C Garand Sniper Rifle Part 1’

US Navy Dog Tags โ€“ USS Chicago (CA-136) Part 2

•April 7, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Here is a cool follow up to a post about some US Navy Dog Tags I made back in 2014. I was contacted by a member ofย  the family and it’s now back with them ๐Ÿ™‚ They were kind enough to send me some photos!

Group shot of the 17th Battalion U.S.N.T.S Fire Control. He should be the guy in the top row, first one the left (click to enlarge)

A commemorative card for the initial occupation of Japan