Judge Dredd’s ABC War Robot Model

Judge Dredd’s ABC War Robot Model

The ABC Warrior was an old robot used in a previous war. The ABC Warrior eventually ended up in the hands of the legal arms dealer Geiger. After Geiger was killed by More »

Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat US Army

Academy 1/35 M18 Hellcat US Army

The 76 mm Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) M18 was an American tank destroyer of World War II. The manufacturer, Buick, gave it the nickname “Hellcat” and it was the fastest tracked armored fighting More »

Built Academy RQ-7B UAV

Built Academy RQ-7B UAV

A few weeks ago we presented a quick view of the sprues here. I have been working this model kit in between breaks from other builds. It is a simple kit and More »

1/350 Russian Nuclear Submarine ‘Kursk’

1/350 Russian Nuclear Submarine ‘Kursk’

The K-141 Kursk was an Oscar-II class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy, lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on 12 August 2000. Kursk, full More »

Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet Model Kit

Revell 1/72 Fairey Gannet Model Kit

History: The Gannet was built in response to the 1945 Admiralty requirement GR.17/45, for which prototypes by Fairey (Type Q or Fairey 17, after the requirement) and Blackburn Aircraft (the Blackburn B-54 More »

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig 15 bis Fagot

Trumpeter 1/48 Mig 15 bis Fagot

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Russian: Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15) was a jet fighter developed for the USSR by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. The MiG-15 was one of the first successful swept-wing jet More »

 

Tamiya Spring/Summer 2016 New Products Video

We do not understand a word they’re saying, but certainly understand the model build language don’t we?
Here is a what Tamiya has for us model kit builders, RC enthusiasts and everything in between in the first and second quarter of 2016. This video of the new offerings from Tamiya in 2016 was posted recently so we are more than […] Continue Reading…

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Detail set for Bandai 1/72 Y-Wing Starfighter

If you saw the photo etch set for the 1/144 Bandai Millenium Falcon, you will love what the folks at Green Strawberry have cooked for us for the 1/72 Bandai Y-Wing Starfighter. This is the Green Strawberry set BTL A-4 Y-Wing Starfighter 01515-1/72. The fret measures around 4”x4” and is packed with great detail for the canopy, cockpit interior, […] Continue Reading…

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Photo etch sets from Matho Models

We do not know if our fellow model builders out there have noticed. Many of our after market resin, photo etch and other media items either for our aircraft, automobile and other military subjects come from the other side of the pond. Places like the Czech Republic, Poland and Belgium are consistently making our modeling experience even better. At […] Continue Reading…

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Revell 1/29 X-Wing Starfighter

Rebel forces used these powerful fighters in intense space dogfights throughout the Galaxy in the second trilogy of Star Wars™ movies. Everywhere these strike ships went they helped turn the tide in the favor of the rebels. From blowing up Death Stars (twice) to ferrying Luke to his rendezvous with Yoda, it was the humble X-wing that did it […] Continue Reading…

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Tatiana’s Vanship and Fam’s Vespa

Last Exile (ラストエグザイル Rasuto Eguzairu?) is a Japanese animated television series created by Gonzo. It featured a production team led by director Koichi Chigira, character designer Range Murata, and production designer Mahiro Maeda. The three had previously worked together in Blue Submarine No. 6, one of the first CG anime series. Last Exile aired on TV Tokyo between April […] Continue Reading…

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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 two body styles, convertible and 2 door hardtop, with standard equipment featuring a 273 cu. in V8 engine with a 3-speed manual transmission. The intermediary Belvedere II series […] Continue Reading…

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Built! Bandai 1/144 Millenium Falcon

I was finally able to call the Bandai 1/144 model kit done a week and a half ago. But being involved with other sponsored projects kept me from taking the pictures. Here you have it! The most sought after model kit from Bandai followed I’d say by the 1/72 Y-Wing Starfighter has been the heck of a ride over […] Continue Reading…

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Academy F-15C MSIP II

This is a 1/72 scale replica of the F-15C “California Air National Guard 144th Fighter Wing.” From its detailed cockpit to the carefully reproduced “Turkey Feathers” exhaust nozzle, the kit perfectly captures this twin-engine fighter. The kit can be assembled with canopy open or closed and provides two air intake assembly options. Armament includes AIM 120C and Aim 9X […] Continue Reading…

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Moebius Batman vs Superman Batmobile

This is the new Batmobile for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It is designed by Patrick Tatopoulos. It is build by Dennis McCarthy. It’s 20 feet long, it’s 12 feet wide in the back. It’s got some new features we’ve never seen on a Batmobile before. Like that Gatling guns just sitting on the front of the Batmobile. […] Continue Reading…

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Academy Releases U.S. Army M1A2 TUSK II

The U.S. Army created the M1A2 TUSK II (Tank Urban Survival Kit) for urban warfare during the Iraq War. The kit contains parts to build any one of three versions, V2, TUSK I and TUSK II and three marking options. You’ll find realistic armored gun shield parts for all three versions. M2 and M249 machine guns are precisely recreated, […] Continue Reading…

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Revell Kylo Ren’s Shuttle MAX

The First Order’s top officers travel in Upsilon-class command shuttles that look like grim birds of prey. These ships’ massive wings are packed with defensive systems to protect their valuable passengers. The upper wings contain advanced sensor suites that scan for enemies, while the lower wings house efficient shield projectors and powerful jammers. Upon landing, the wings rise from […] Continue Reading…

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Academy F8F-1/2 USS Tarawa

The Grumman F8F Bearcat was a single-engine American fighter aircraft introduced in late World War II. It went on to serve into the mid-20th century in the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the air forces of other nations. It would be Grumman Aircraft’s final piston engined fighter aircraft. Modified versions have broken speed records for […] Continue Reading…

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