Article Directory: Automotive

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

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

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 […]

Yamaha YZR-M1 2009

Hi folks, this is my first build in the new house. I apologise for the backdrop wallpaper at the minute, I’ll rectify this in time for future photography! The bike is the 2009 Fiat Yamaha team MotoGP championship winning bike […]

Model of a real car seen driving down Memory Lane

Here is my just finished last night 1/25 scale Revell 1969 Chevy Nova SS, stock version. The very fragile exterior rear view mirror disappeared today, I must have accidentally breathed nearby or something…. A car about 95% identical to this […]

McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]

A Couple Of Cool Cats

Don’t know exactly why, but I just think the Jaguar XJR-9LM is a really cool looking racer and I knew I wanted to build it one day. I have had both the Tamiya and the Hasegawa kits in the stash […]

Gang of One

I came across this photo of one of my sons-in-law’s grandfather. It was taken we think late 40s or early 50s, probably in the English Midlands. Anyone recognise the ride? The photo absolutely crackles with atmosphere.

You have to catch me first…

This Corvette was confiscated in a drug bust and is now patrolling the I26 corridor in western North Carolina. The kit is the Revell snapper built out of the box. Decals from the Linberg State Trooper kit. Painted with Krylon […]

Hasegawa 1/48 Willys Follow Me Jeep

My first attempt at a military vehicle completed several years ago and before owning an airbrush. Had some vague idea about using it for a diorama.but do to “sometimers” the idea has been lost. This kit was a bit of […]

Not Gampas old 53 ford

Finally finished this one.. it took me about 3 months only because I don’t get much hobby time. Between Dodger games and my wife’s crafting trips I have to squeese model building in no the rare free weekend. I painted […]

Ferrari FXX

Hi again folks, this is the Tamiya 1/24 kit of the legendary Ferrari FXX. The car was released for sale in 2005 and is a non road legal track car based on the Enzo. It has a 6.3 litre V12 […]