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Not the Red Baron

by Robert Royes on May 31, 2016 in Automotive -- 11 Comments

This is monogram/revel ’90s edition of Tom Daniels creation The Red Baron in 1/24. I’ve had it my stash for awhile now. I decided to change it up a bit, using lozenge decals from Dragons 1/48th DVIII.

Tyrrell P34 1976, Jody Scheckter.

by Allan J Withers on May 24, 2016 in Automotive -- 26 Comments

My second 1/20 Tamiya, I modified the small cockpit windows and a few other small things, finished in Tamiya X4 and MM enamels with Future over the decals. Jody Scheckter joined Tyrrell in 1974 and retired at the end of […]

68 Roadrunner

by Bruce Lewerenz on May 23, 2016 in Automotive -- 9 Comments

This is an AMT 1968 Roadrunner kit. To get the stance I was looking for I had to lower the front and raise the rear axle. The paint is MM Nassau Blue lacquer with two coats of Future. The wheels […]

Kawasaki KR 500 1980, Kork Ballington.

by Allan J Withers on May 22, 2016 in Automotive -- 10 Comments

My second 1/12 Tamiya, I separated the fairing, filled exhaust pipes, modified the brake calipers, front forks, handlebars, rear shock and and a few other things, finished in MM and Tamiya enamels with Future over the decals, ridden by the […]

Williams FW07 1980, Alan Jones.

by Allan J Withers on May 20, 2016 in Automotive -- 13 Comments

My first F1 model, 1/20 Tamiya, built in the early 80’s, finished in a mixture of enamels with Johnson’s Shine Magic overall, hand brushed on, the helmet is a recent addition. Alan Jones 1980 F1 world champion.

Yamaha YZR 500 1980, Kenny Roberts.

by Allan J Withers on May 15, 2016 in Automotive -- 19 Comments

My first 1/12 Tamiya, I modified the exhausts, filled the holes, might be why the fairing doesn’t quite fit, finished in Model Master and Tamiya enamels, X22 over decals. Kenny Roberts was 500cc world champion in 1978, 1979 and 1980.

Building the Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

by Jack Mugan on May 12, 2016 in Automotive -- 21 Comments

Arguably the best-known American sports car in the world, the Shelby Cobra appeared on the race circuit and the rest is legend. The Cobra and the Corvette Grand Sport rivalry entertained and excited race fans all over the world. The […]

VW New Beetle

by mike redzinak on May 10, 2016 in Automotive -- 11 Comments

Revell snap kit with a few scratch made additions of my own.

More Mopar

by Robert Royes on May 9, 2016 in Automotive -- 5 Comments

First up is Johans 1968 Police cruiser, I started it over twenty years ago, wanted to do it in the old green/black/white scheme of NYCPD, but the decals supplied were blue . So it lay forgotten until now . I […]

Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha XV1600 RoadStar

by Harry Brogan on May 3, 2016 in Automotive -- 7 Comments

This is the build review for the 1/12 Tamiya XV1600 RoadStar. This is the model that I received for winning the Model of the Month award!!! I thought it would be appropriate to give a decent review of the kit […]