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Cars, motorcycles, construction machines and anything else which fits on the road.

Scania Heavy Hauler 8x4x4 Combo

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 in Automotive -- 14 Comments

The tractor unit is mostly heavily modified from two kits and some minor scratch building. I also added a 99% scratch built trailer based on two different trailers from pics off the net and from one in my area. So […]

The M972F w/ excavator

by Charles King on November 13, 2017 in Automotive -- 14 Comments

This is my latest build I have been working on for some time now. It’s a heavy modification of the M915 kit from Trumpeter. As always I decided to spice things up a bit as usual. I wanted to do […]

Boom Haul

by Charles King on November 13, 2017 in Automotive -- 20 Comments

The tractor was a normal 6×4 Scania flatbed when I bought it. I modified it by removing the flatbed an adding a fifth wheel and some other details to make a tractor version. The trailer started as a container trailer […]

Ferrari 250GT California, 1/24 Academy (Italeri reboxed)

by Hongseob CHOI on November 7, 2017 in Automotive -- 23 Comments

It’s the first Car model I built. (and maybe it’s last one for a while…) This 250 GT is true design masterpiece of Ferrari in 60’s. You can find everywhere the most elegant curves and volumes of all time 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. […]

Getting Skyraiders right

by Tom Cleaver on November 3, 2017 in Automotive -- 25 Comments

One of the big problems for modelers building A-1 Skyraiders is that most of the time the model is under-weathered. A friend of mine who flew Skyraiders in Vietnam once told me that the major problem he had with most […]

Junior’s ‘Rookie Season’ Chevy

by IAN JACKSON on November 1, 2017 in Automotive -- 15 Comments

Another NASCAR build finished today.  This one is dedicated to a bloke who is one of the hobby’s ‘good guys’. Couple of years back I posted three NASCAR builds in quick succession over at Britmodeller – Keefr22 was very complimentary […]

Tamiya 1/24 Scale Subaru Impreza WRC 99

by Derek Austin on November 1, 2017 in Automotive -- 7 Comments

My first 1/24 scale car! Quite a nice size model when finished and good fun to boot. Rather than try and spray the mica finish I left the main body unpainted,

LIGHTING TUTORIAL

by Harry Brogan on October 21, 2017 in Automotive -- 13 Comments

This is a simple and quick lighting tutorial for those that have been thinking about doing this. I’ll be using the 1/6 scale Tamiya Harley FLH Classic main headlight here. Assembly is covered in step 30 of the instructions. First, […]

Turn of the Century NASCAR

by IAN JACKSON on October 15, 2017 in Automotive -- 7 Comments

Finished this morning: The ‘gold’ one is Revells’ 1999 (slab-side) Chevy Monte Carlo built almost straight from the box, I lowered the ride-height about 1.5mm as I do with all my NASCAR builds. The decals are from Powerslide, printed by […]