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Tamiya 1/16 WWII German Machine Gunner.

by Robert Collins on December 11, 2017 in Figures -- 12 Comments

These Tamiya 1/16 plastic figures are really well made with good definition and assembly and all at a good price. All my figures up to now have been brush painted with Tamiya acrylics because they`re my paint of choice for […]

1:16 Sopwith Camel F.1 – Fuselage

by Rob Pollock on August 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Arguably the most difficult and complex part of the build to date, the fuselage is now complete, with the exception of the cockpit coaming, which is added at a later stage. As with the wings, the structure was built up […]

Tamiya German Field Commander, 1/16 scale

by Mike Still on April 23, 2017 in Figures -- 11 Comments

Tamiya has been making a fair bit of hard currency over the past couple of decades with their 1/16 scale series of plastic figure kits, and their German Field Commander offers a mix of good detail and marginal parts fit. […]

ENTEX 1/16 Scale Harley Davidson 1918 18F 880cc

by Harry Brogan on November 26, 2015 in Automotive -- 8 Comments

Next up on the workbench will be this 1918 Harley-Davidson Model 18F. Again made by ENTEX. This will be the third in a series of four that I have built. I am going to try and get it as close […]

ENTEX 1914 Militaire 1/16 Scale

by Harry Brogan on November 20, 2015 in Automotive -- 5 Comments

I am working on a hard-to-find 1914 Militaire. This motorcycle was, for it’s era, built and advertised as a two-wheeled car. The first thing that was necessary was to strip ALL of the chrome plating. Chrome was not in wide […]

1/16 Scale ENTEX 1912 Henderson

by Harry Brogan on November 8, 2015 in Automotive -- 14 Comments

Here’s my build of the Entex 1/16 scale 1912 Henderson. This was a great build with a few minor issues with brittle plastic. However, all in all, a very fine looking completed model. I tried to shoot numerous detail shots […]

1/16 Dog Tag: ANZAC Pacific 1943.

by P.k on August 25, 2015 in Figures -- 5 Comments

Nothing special except the added base paint Vallejo acrylic webbing belts from lead foil. P.k

Falchirmjäger Battalion 500 – Dragon 1/16

by Tappie Scholtz on May 28, 2015 in Figures -- 6 Comments

Adolf Hitler supposedly got the idea in September 1943, after Operation Eiche (“Oak”). Operation Eiche was launched on 12 September and included an airborne raid on Gran Sasso. The operation was planned by Kurt Student. During this raid, a group […]

Tamiya 1/16 Wehrmacht Machine Gunner

by Nick Newell on May 11, 2015 in Figures -- 7 Comments

Let me start by saying two things; one, this is not an aeroplane so apologies if you’re disappointed and two, I really suck at taking photos! This little effort started out with a block of wood. Yes, a block of […]

Trumpeter 1/16 SU-100, or “How to determine your workbench is level for only 200 dollars”

by Wes Pennest on August 28, 2014 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Originally, this was to be a large, substantial article about the large and substantial 1/16 scale SU-100 assault gun from Trumpeter. Fate intervened and decided instead to teach me the value of having a one-hundred-and-ten-percent level work bench that is […]