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Italeri Range Rover Rally

This is the Italeri 1/24 (#3694) scale kit of the Range Rover that won the 1981 Paris-Dakar Rally. Thanks to its excellent off-road features, the Range Rover has been used for many rally competitions. By the end of the 70’s its important position was consolidated during the famous Paris-Dakar Rally,...

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1/24 Tamiya NISMO Clarion GT-R LM ’95

The Nissan Skyline GT-R is a Japanese sports car based on the Nissan Skyline range. The first GT-Rs were produced from 1969 to 1973. After a 16-year hiatus since the KPGC110 in 1972, the GT-R name was revived in 1989 with the Skyline R32 due to its popularity. The Skyline...

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1/12 Kothoga Creature from Pegasus Models

The Kothoga is an ancient creature little known to the civilised world. Rare in the extreme, the Kothoga is only known by a few remote South American tribes. Although modern science has disproved these myths, the Kothoga is nonetheless a very real and deadly species. Deep within the remotest parts...

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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 Rico, Rico reprogrammed the Robot to obey his command. Afterwards the Robot was Rico’s main muscle and did...

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Tamiya A6M5c Type 52 Zero Fighter ZEKE

In April 1939, shortly after the first Japanese Zero began test trials, modification drawings were already taking place on the zero in the Mitsubishi design room, to keep pace with the anticipated long air war in the Pacific. After the initial superiority of the Zero over allied aircraft began to...

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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...

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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 it was basically finished in a few hours. The kit a very nice representation of the RQ-7B UAV....

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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 based upon M48 tanks; Magach 6 and 7 are based upon M60 tanks. The tanks were sold to...

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Hasegawa Hughes 500MD Defender ‘IDF’

The successful Hughes 500/MD 500 series began life in response to a US Army requirement for a light observation helicopter.Hughes’ Model 369 won the contest against competition from Bell and Hiller. The OH-6 Cayuse first flew in February 1963. The 500 series design features shock-absorbing landing skid struts, a turboshaft...