Modeling by Richard Mcstay

Hurricane Mk2c

by Richard Mcstay on March 22, 2015 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

This kit is in 1/72 from Revell, and was my secret santa present from work! It isn’t the sort of subject I would normally model as my collection is fairly modern, so I decided to do it slightly different. The […]

AH-1W Super Cobra

by Richard Mcstay on March 17, 2015 in Aviation -- 27 Comments

Hi everyone, first of all thank you for all the kind comments and feedback during the work in progress, much appreciated. This kit is an old out of production kit from Italeri in 1/35. After building the Huey Cobra in […]

Challenger 1 mk 3

by Richard Mcstay on January 18, 2015 in Armor -- 21 Comments

I’ve been promising this one for a while! Sorry for the delay, I thought this would be finished ages ago, but you know how it is! Plus I thought I’d best leave it for a bit after Bernd’s show winning […]

McLaren F1 GTR

by Richard Mcstay on January 1, 2015 in Uncategorized -- 27 Comments

Happy New Year everybody! This is the completed article from my recent work in progress that some of you have been following. Thanks for the kind words and advice along the way. To many this car will not need an […]

The end of an E-Type?

by Richard Mcstay on November 30, 2014 in Automotive -- 26 Comments

Firstly apologies to you all for destroying an iconic and legendary piece of British automotive engineering and history. Just thought I would need to get that out of the way! This is actually my first model I have done on […]

AH-64 D

by Richard Mcstay on October 31, 2014 in Aviation -- 26 Comments

This is the Apache Longbow as I’m sure you are all well aware, this version is the AH-64 D. This is a more recent model of the famous attack chopper incorporating advanced radar and targeting systems. There are very few […]

YZF R1 Racing

by Richard Mcstay on September 8, 2014 in Automotive -- 27 Comments

Hi everyone, I apologise for my lack of build activity in recent months, I now have my new man cave fully operational so I can get back to it! This is the Tamiya 1:12 Taira racing R1 kit. I received […]

Yoshimura Hayabusa X-1

by Richard Mcstay on December 24, 2013 in Automotive -- 22 Comments

Merry Christmas everyone! Got my Megabusa ready just in time before the festivities commence! This is the Tamiya 1:12 kit, and it goes without saying that it was a kit of their usual standard, nicely detailed and fit together perfect. […]

F16CJ Block 50

by Richard Mcstay on December 6, 2013 in Aviation -- 34 Comments

This is the Tamiya 1:32 kit (Block 50), used in the second Gulf war I believe, and has been a work in progress for some time. This is also the first airplane I have built since I was a kid, […]

Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra, “The Gremlin”.

by Richard Mcstay on November 24, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Hi guys, this is the old Vietnam Huey Cobra in 1:32 scale by Revell. I have no idea how old this kit is, older than me I think, as the it is no longer in production. I managed to find […]