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Doyusha 1/12 Mercedes 450SL.

Hello Friends, after disappearing for a while, I returned with a different project. In the 80’s, my father had a 450sl mercedes, in time he had to sell it for other life projects, but he always missed the car. This […]

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, […]

Old School ’41 Ford Custom

by Jack Mugan on January 4, 2017 in Automotive -- 34 Comments

This was the way they did it back in the 50s. We do not get to see many customs on this site, so I thought I would break the ice.

VW Beetle Afrika Korps 1942

by Morne Meyer on December 29, 2016 in Automotive -- 16 Comments

A friend asked me to transform his 1/18 scale VW 1950 model Beetle into a Afrika Korps vehicle from 1942. The model is not the type of VW Beetle used in 1942 since it’s a civilian 1950 type. The diecast […]

Red Bull Racing Renault RB6 Formula One car, Tamiya, 1/20th

by George Williams on December 28, 2016 in Automotive -- 20 Comments

Here’s my latest build, and the last one for 2016. The RB6 was introduced for the 2010 season and was an evolution of the RB4 and RB5 that came before it. These cars featured a revolutionary aerodynamic feature known as […]

The Nursery

MiniArt´s MB 170 in 1/35 populated by Tamiya´s chooks. Paint from Vallejo´s Model Air range, weathered with oils. Fiddly model, lots of small parts.

Wolf WR1 1977 Formula One – Tamiya 1/20

by George Williams on December 5, 2016 in Automotive -- 28 Comments

Continuing my previously unplanned theme of F1 cars that won on their debut. Here we have the 1977 Wolf WR1 driven by South African Jody Scheckter to victory at the 1977 Argentine GP, it went on to win the Monaco […]

McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 2012 Formula One

by George Williams on November 26, 2016 in Automotive -- 17 Comments

Something a little more up-to-date than the Ferrari posted earlier, this is the 2012 McLaren Mercedes MP4-27, and, like the Ferrari, it won the first reason, the Australian GP, driven by another Englishman, Jenson Button. I thought I had better […]

Ferrari 1989 F1 Type 640 Tamiya 1/20

by George Williams on November 26, 2016 in Automotive -- 8 Comments

In 1989 Ferrari introduced the Type 640 Formula One car, the first F1 car to feature semi-automatic transmission,and, much to everyone’s surprise, it won the first race of the seawon, the Brazilian GP, driven by Englishman Nigel Mansell. Ferrari didn’t […]

Tamiya 1/25th scale Morris Mini Cooper 1275S Mk-1

by George Tufnail on November 26, 2016 in Automotive -- 7 Comments

This was built absolutely straight from the box, and finished with Tamiya spray color TS-41 Coral Blue that I decanted and applied with my Iwata HP-CS. Everything in the engine bay was all brush painted, and the interior was very […]