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@chinesegeorge George Williams

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60 year old Englishman living in north east China (teaching English). Lifelong plastic kit constructor, especially like F1 cars, racing motorcycles, and 1/35 military WWII models.

An interesting story for you tankers, WWII tanks being saved in Belarus

A story of how some people turned their hobby into a business, follow this link http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180312-the-salvagers-who-raise-world-war-two-tanks-from-the-dead I’m sure some of you tankers (you know who you are) will enjoy reading about this small team in Belarus who are saving and […]

Porsche 959 – Last post of the year of the Porsche

This the Tamiya 1/24 kit of the Porsche 959, my last post from last year’s Porsche collection. I don’t normally model road cars and decided to try to do something a little different with this kit. The interior is a […]

A couple of quick ones – Fujimi 1/24 Porsche 917s

The Porsche 917 is one of the most iconic sports racing cars of all time, largely for its high speeds and power outputs. It was made into a movie star by Steve McQueen in his 1971 film The 24 Hours […]

One off Tuesday Bulletin

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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 […]