I kinda cheated with this one… My wife gave it to me for Christmas 2011. The reason I say I cheated is this is the Round 2 Snap Together kit with pre-painted body. The reason I wanted this one is […]
Cars, motorcycles, construction machines and anything else which fits on the road.
This is the last of my car posts until I get pics of my Batmobile. This is another highly detailed Tamiya 1/12 formula 1 kit built straight from the box. I believe this one is also piloted by Mario Andretti. […]
Still going with the automotive kits for a bit..This is Tamiya’s 1/12 Lotus MkIII driven by Mario Andretti in I believe 1974..this kit is built straight from the box. These kits are fantastic but very expensive now.. I think I […]
I just love the old Revell 1/16 scale funny car kits. I remember when this kit came out. I was about 9 years old and being in north Texas we are not too far from Gene Snow’s shop in Ft […]
This is the very cheap, very poorly engineered Lindberg 40′ Ford Deluxe. I bought this kit about 1 1/2 years ago for a mere $4 mainly because it was 1/32. Upon opening the box and seeing just how crappy it […]
Tamiya’s Alpine 110C, built OOB. Engine was airbrushed with Testor’s Metallizer Aluminum & Tamiya Clear Blue, then given an acrylic wash. Frame and interior airbrushed with Polly Scale Engine Black. Exterior was painted with Tamiya Metallic Blue from the rattle […]
Built shortly before I moved not a great kit, but fun and looks ok once done. Curbside for sure not much detail.
Had it not been part of General Motors, Cadillac might have perished in the Depression, a time when few could afford — or wanted to be seen in — big, expensive automobiles no matter how superb. Unlike independent Packard, which […]
Every now and then I like to unwind with bit of fun, and these little kits really fit the bill. I strip the chrome so I can clean up the seam lines, then replace it with Alclad. The body is […]
One of my few ventures into automotive modeling, I won this kit at a club raffle, and just had to build it. I built it box stock, only painting the stripes instead of trying to use the battleship armor they […]