Mr Ugly, a mail delivery van with a sting

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on December 25, 2017 · in Automotive — 23 Comments

Had an AMT Ford ´40 Delivery van in 1/25 scale lying in my cellar since 2005. The quality wasn´t great and I had lost my heart finishing it right after opening the box more than a decade ago. The good […]

Please Welcome: The GrandRetro

by Johannes Gerl on December 25, 2017 · in News — 12 Comments

Dear iModelers, are these the newest techniques in weathering? Is this car body pre shaded? Did he use pigments on this engine? Is that a diorama? No, it’s the new site from the team that made iModeler. If you have […]

2017, a look in the rear view mirror…

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 25, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 11 Comments

Hello fellow plastic-hedz!! Merry Christmas to everyone!! 2017 has been a better year than I thought it was going to be. Six completions, and one at about 95%. I hope to have her done too, bringing the total up to […]

Xmas Greetings.

by Simon Whitney on December 24, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 22 Comments

Well , just to wish all you out there a wonderful holiday period. My build rate this year has been non existent, due to all types of things happening. But there are 4 on the go now, so hope to […]


by George Henderson on December 24, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 16 Comments

The first Xmas card, 1843.

Mitsubishi A6M2b, Model 21, Type 0, Reisen or “Zero”

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 24, 2017 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Finally finished this Hasegawa 1:48 scale A6M2b, Type 21, Model 0. I found the overall build to be decent. Great in some spots and a somewhat, pain in the arse in others. While detail in the cockpit, engine and wheel […]

Albatros D.III OEF

by Matija Lisec on December 24, 2017 · in Aviation — 12 Comments

Ola As promised, the last one to leave the hangar for this year, an Eduard Albatros D.III in 1:48 My first stringbag to date, had some struggles but not too bad as such. The pics are…bad 🙂 But I CBA […]

Part 1. Pilatus PC Mk 21, 1/32 scale, Scratch Build

by Marc Barris on December 24, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

Here are the first build pictures of the PC Mk 21, What I did first was trace all the rib sections and fuselage halves onto tracing paper and transfer them to a sheet of plastic card. Once I completed that […]

History gets saved at the last minute

by Tom Cleaver on December 24, 2017 · in News — 27 Comments

Was up at the LHS this afternoon reading “airplane porn mags” and found out that last year the second-oldest C-119 “flying boxcar” was up for sale as aluminum scrap, when the AF Museum discovered it was the second-oldest C-119 left […]

My 2017

by Derek Austin on December 23, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 22 Comments

This has been one of my best years for modelling with many projects comming to fruition. It has been a year of experimentation and leaving my comfort zone way in the distance. I have to say, it’s been fun! I […]