Moebius 1/25 Plymouth Belvedere I

Moebius 1/25 Plymouth Belvedere I

The 1965 Plymouth Belvedere came in 3 series: the economy valued Belvedere I, the Belvedere II and the sporty Satellite. The Satellite was at the top of the line-up and offered in More »

Built Round 2 Models 22” Space 1999 Eagle Transporter

Built Round 2 Models 22” Space 1999 Eagle Transporter

Almost two weeks ago I posted a rundown of the new 22” Space 1999 Eagle Transporter from Round 2 Models. After missing a part to the carpet monster in the studio and More »

Eduard’s Jug over Germany P-47

Eduard’s Jug over Germany P-47

I’ve always been drawn to the P-47…I think the Thunderbolt represents to me one of the magnificent “muscle” planes of WWII. I’ve built a couple of “Jugs”, but mostly the 1:32 Hasegawa More »

Trumpeter Soviet Aerosan RF-8/GAZ-98

Trumpeter Soviet Aerosan RF-8/GAZ-98

The Russians used aerosans for reconnaissance and light raiding in northern areas where their light plywood skis allowed them to move quickly over the deep snow where other heavy vehicles would be More »

Tamiya Bradley M2A2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle ODS

Tamiya Bradley M2A2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle ODS

Production of the M2 Infantry Fighting Vehicles began in 1980. Based on operations in the Gulf War in 1991, a further improved M2A2 ODS (Operation Desert Storm) was later developed in 1996. More »

 

Revell Star Wars Republic Star Destroyer

The Venator-class Star Destroyer, also known as the Venator-class Destroyer, Republic attack cruiser, and later Imperial attack cruiser, was one of the capital ships used extensively by the Galactic Republic during the later parts of the Clone Wars, as well as by the Galactic Empire. It was designed and constructed by Kuat Drive Yards and Allanteen Six shipyards.

A stock […] Continue Reading…

1/72 Haunebu II – German Flying Saucer

Squadron Models 1/72 Haunebu II – German Flying Saucer  – SQM0001

MMd Squadron offers us a very interesting subject of a futuristic Luftwaffe aircraft, the Haunebu II German Flying saucer.This comes in a very big box full of parts, 125 parts in total. The Kit finished will measure around 14 inches across, a big kit having in mind its only […] Continue Reading…

Academy Mig-21 MF Soviet AF & Export

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Russian: Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-21; NATO reporting name: Fishbed) is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It was popularly nicknamed “Balalaika”, from the aircraft’s planform-view resemblance to the Russian stringed musical instrument or ołówek (English: pencil) by Polish pilots due to the shape of its fuselage.

Early versions […] Continue Reading…

Hasegawa 1/24 Honda N360 (NI) 1967

The Honda N360 is a small front-engine, front-wheel drive, two-passenger two-box automobile manufactured and marketed by Honda from March 1967 through 1970 in compliance with Japan’s kei car regulations. After a January 1970 facelift, the N360 became the NIII360 and continued in production until June 1972.[8] A larger-engined variant, the N600, was marketed through 1973. All models complied with […] Continue Reading…

1/48 Hasegawa Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (JACK) TYPE 21

The Mitsubishi J2M series Raiden became Japan’s first dedicated interceptor of World War 2 when introduced in 1942. The J2M was designed by Jiro Horikoshi, creator of the A6M Zero, to meet the 14-Shi (14th year of the Showa reign, or 1939) official specification. It was to be a strictly local-defense interceptor, intended to counter the threat of high-altitude […] Continue Reading…

Tamiya 1:48 Kawasaki Ki-61-Id Hien (Tony)

Tamiya Kit #61115
Tamiya new release of 2017, the Ki-61 Hien TONY! Looking at the pictures you can see that the kit is a state of the art, including option like a unique transparent cabin to show the cabin interior. Two markings options are provided. One is for Shunzo Takashima based at Chofu in May 1945. The second is a […] Continue Reading…

Tamiya ’98 Toyota Corolla WRC 1/24

In its long and illustrious career in the World Rally Championships, Toyota has mainly used the Celica as its flagship. In 1997, however, a rule change in the WRC presented Toyota with a chance to demonstrate its innovation. Permission was granted to equip the base of the Toyota’s widely marketed production car with a turbo-charge and four-wheel drive system, as […] Continue Reading…

Revell Germany F-16 Mlu “Solo Display”

The F-16 is still one of the most successful combat aircraft in the world. In the mid-1990’s a Mid-Life Update (MLU) modernization program was started with the aim of up-rating the European F-16’s combat effectiveness. In 2009 the Dutch Air Force prepared a F-16 (MLU) in a very attractive livery for solo displays. The aircraft was given an orange […] Continue Reading…

1/48 Stearman PT-17 Plastic Model Kit

Stearman aircraft are twin-seat biplanes first built in the mid-1930s and popularized by their use as a trainer for military pilots. Thousands of these aircraft rolled off assembly lines and introduced American pilots to the fundamentals of being a pilot. When the war ended, thousands of surplus trainers went on to do every civilian job from crop dusting to […] Continue Reading…

Merry Christmas to our loyal MKR visitors

Hello fellow model kit builder.

I admit that this entry is a bit late but not that late. We haven’t posted much lately due to the holiday season this year. There are several projects in which we are working at the time but the extra festive season along with relatives visiting us is holding us back. Not to mention that […] Continue Reading…

1/48 BOULTON PAUL DEFIANT Mk1 by AirFix

99 parts in grey injection moulded plastic; 14 parts in clear plastic; markings for two aircraft. An interesting subject, as it became obsolete just as it came in to service. The Boulton Paul Defiant was a British interceptor aircraft that served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. The Defiant was designed and built by […] Continue Reading…

Hasegawa 1/24 Porsche 962C OMRON

Porsche has created countless competitors over the years. However, the 962C remains one of the brand’s best designs over thirty years after its original release. The 962C competed in 1989’s All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship, where it took on Fuji Speedway’s ten taut turns and impressive 0.9 mile (1.5 km) long straights.

Let’s very briefly examine the evidence. […] Continue Reading…