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1/32 Airfix Jaguar XKR GT3

1/32 Airfix Jaguar XKR GT3

For the first time in some years, Jaguar enthusiasts will now be able to cheer on an officially-backed Jaguar. The XKR GT3 retains the same supercharged, 4.3 litre quad-cam V8 engine as Read More »

1/35 Tamiya Rover 7 Ambulance

Tamiya British Ambulance Rover 7

The Land Rover has served the British Army and other British Services for a quarter of a century in various forms, also equipping the armies of many countries who traditionally take their Read More »

Italeri M60-Blazer Tank

Italeri M60 Blazer IDF Tank

Magach (מגח; Ma-GAKH) designation refers to a series of tanks in Israeli service. The tanks are based on the American M48 and M60 Patton tanks. Magach 1, 2, 3 and 5 are Read More »

Moebius Colonial Viper MK-II

1/32 Moebius Colonial Viper MK-II

Capable of atmospheric flight, the Viper Mark II is a single-seat craft possessing two kinetic energy weapons (KEWs). Hard-points beneath the wings allow missiles, munitions pods and other ordnance to be mounted. Read More »

Model and Pictures : George Collazo

Hasegawa 1/48 Nakajima Ki-II 43 OSCAR

To spice up my collection of 1/48 WWII Japanese aircraft, I decided to add the Nakajima / Hayabusa Ki-II 43 from Hasegawa Models. Went to my local hobby shop for some supplies Read More »

New Toyota AB Phaeton from Tamiya

The AB Phaeton was based on the AA model passenger car and adopted the convertible form of the Phaeton. Most were supplied to the army and very few made it into the hands of the public. From the windshield back, the AB model was completely different from the AA model; the rear doors opened towards the rear,and the rear [...] Continue Reading…

Choosing Your First Model!!!

Hopefully your fist model does not come out like this, BUT if it does and you have completed all the steps in order and this is what happened then kudos to you, kudos.

Now, I imagine that you like things, maybe even enough to have general interest in these things, and maybe even enough of that interest to have some knowledge of these things that you are interested in. I only say all of this because I have known plenty of people who say that they are “so into” something, let’s say a [...] Continue Reading…

Revell A-7A Corsair II

The Vought A-7 Corsair II is a carrier-capable subsonic light attack aircraft introduced to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk. The A-7 airframe design was based on the successful supersonic Vought F-8 Crusader. It was one of the first combat aircraft to feature a head-up display (HUD), an inertial navigation system (INS), and a turbofan engine. The Corsair II initially [...] Continue Reading…

New 1/24 Airfix Hawker Typhoon

A super detailed 1:24 scale model of the legendary ground attack Hawker Typhoon MkIb. This fantastic model has been created using our advanced CAD design used on all our new models, and we think you’ll agree the results are stunning! We’re excited to unveil an exclusive video interview (below) with the model’s designer Sam Townshend, in which he shares [...] Continue Reading…

Zvezda BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The BMP-1 is a Soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle. BMP stands for Boyevaya Mashina Pekhoty 1 (Russian: Боевая Машина Пехоты 1; БМП-1), meaning “infantry fighting vehicle”. The BMP-1 was the first mass-produced infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) of USSR.  It was called the M-1967, BMP and BMP-76PB by NATO before its correct designation was known. The Soviet military leadership [...] Continue Reading…

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. The M2A2 ODS featured the latest in electronics, including a laser range finder, missile countermeasure device, GPS and digital compass antenna sensor. After friendly fire incidents in [...] Continue Reading…

How to Start Modeling for Beginning Beginners Guide to Starting

AMT's 1:25 Munster Koach, the first model I ever finished ever... at the age of 31.

The reason I wanted to start writing about modeling is that I am really (really) not that good at it. Okay, that’s not entirely true, I’m decent at it. Since I finished my first model, which is the featured pic right there on this page, it’s probably been just over a year, and in that year I have completed [...] Continue Reading…

The Full Moon or How I Learned to Love Modeling

The one that started it all.. kinda, Polar Light's 1999 re-issue of The Wolf Man.

I knew I was a modeler from early on… when I had spent hundreds of my parents’ dollars on models that sat in my closet growing what was (I hoped to be) layers of dust that helped increase the value of these forgotten boxes for when someone was going to invent eBay just a decade or so in the [...] Continue Reading…

Dave Deal 1/24 Go Mad Nomad from Revell

Dave Deal has been designing devilish driving devices for decades. The Go Mad Nomad is another rad ride guaranteed to get gearheads grinning. This model was designed based on the designs Dave drew for Revell. It features the nomadic surfer “Rincon Ron” burning rubber as he cruises the land, searching for the perfect wave. Build this far-out masterpiece and [...] Continue Reading…

Tamiya Vought Corsair F4U-1D

Designed around the new Pratt & Whitney 2,000HP radial engine and tuning the largest propeller ever attached to a fighter plane, the Vought F4U Corsair became a legend in its own time. The F4U-1 was the first production version of the Corsair. It had a inverted gull-wing and a framed canopy with a flat top. However many problems were [...] Continue Reading…

New Moebius 1/32 Cylon Raider

The Raider in the original series is an exceptionally powerful fighter/attack craft employed by the Cylon Empire and carries much more formidable armament than the weapons on Colonial Viper fighters (two directed energy weapons and provisions for internal bombs). A Cylon Raider carries a crew of three centurions (commander, pilot and co-pilot). The commander sits on a slightly elevated [...] Continue Reading…

1/72 U-Boat Type XXVIIB Seehund German Midget Submarine

The Seehund German seal, also known as Type XXVII, was a successful series of German midget submarines created during World War II. Designed in 1944, and operated by two man crews, the submarines were used by the Kriegsmarine during the closing months of the war, sinking 9 merchant vessels and damaging an additional 3, with 35 losses mostly attributed [...] Continue Reading…

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