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One off Tuesday Bulletin

by George Williams on December 11, 2017 in Photo Collections -- 2 Comments

Hi everybody, I’ve come across these pictures recently and wanted to share them with you as I know iModelers like looking at photographs, purely for research reasons of course. My nephew is currently at military college here and says he […]

A couple of old relics

by George Williams on December 8, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

I spotted these two today outside a modern public library in Zhuhai, I couldn’t find any information, but I think the plane is a MiG-16 (but I’m only too happy to be corrected), and as for the motor torpedo boat, […]

Time for another Porsche

by George Williams on December 5, 2017 in Automotive -- 11 Comments

This is another Tamiya 1/24 kit, this time the Porsche 934 Turbo RSR. Based on the 930 Turbo road car, the 934 was developed to race in the then Group 4 racing category started in 1976. The 2993cc engine had […]

Something for the weekend, sir?

by George Williams on November 14, 2017 in Automotive -- 30 Comments

At the beginning of this year I started a Porsche project, but, like many such ideas it has fallen by the wayside, however, here’s one finished model, Tamiya’s 1/24 scale kit of the 911 GT2 Club Sport road version. In […]

Yamaha YZR 500 GP racer

by George Williams on November 3, 2017 in Automotive -- 13 Comments

Tamiya occasionally decide to re-issue some of their older kits and I was especially pleased when they did a this with this one. Kit no 14001 was the first release in their successful range of 1/12 motorcycles back in 1980. […]

Year of the cat: tiger on the tail

by George Williams on October 21, 2017 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

Here’s my second contribution to this great group build, it’s Great Wall’s 1/48 Mig-29 limited edition kit Slovak Air Force 2014 Special Painting “digital camouflage with Tiger on Tail” 2014/2016. Jack Mugan posted a similar model a while back, and, […]

Year of the cat: SEPECAT Jaguar GR1 Kittyhawk 1/48

by George Williams on October 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 29 Comments

Here’s my first entry into this group build, I couldn’t find another subject with more than three cat references, this one has “CAT”, “Jaguar” and “Kitty”. It is, of course, Kittyhawk’s 1/48 kit, which I managed to build with few […]

It’s a Banshee

by George Williams on July 26, 2017 in Aviation -- 42 Comments

Yes, folks, this is the Kittyhawk 1/48 F2H-2 Banshee. I don’t think I need to go into the history of the plane as you guys already know far more about it than me, suffice to say that it’s a jet […]

Victor – I don’t believe it!

by George Williams on June 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Fans of a certain BBC TV sitcom will recognise the headline! It is, of course, the Handley Page Victor B. Mk 2 (BS). The Victor was a jet powered strategic bomber, which, alongside the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant, […]

It’s the year of the Porsche – Tamiya 1/24 Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick Martini

by George Williams on January 5, 2017 in Automotive -- 29 Comments

Having recently watched, and enjoyed, Jeremy Clarkson’s test of the latest Porsche 911, I decided that in 2017 I would concentrate on models of Porsche cars, in 1/24 scale there are dozens on offer, both old and more recent examples, […]