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Holidays and a Humble Heller and Humbrol model…

by kloster zero on June 26, 2017 in Ships -- 5 Comments

This is the good old Belle etoile from heller. I really like their sail ships collection despite its age. Here there is no fuss about engraved or not engraved panel lines, empty cockpits, and the airbrush wont add anything to […]

Holiday builds

Hi everyone These are old models from the holiday appartment where I am now.These heller oldies were brush painted and built out of the box except for the rigging. Cheers

Heller 1/200 Stella

by Anthony Conway on April 17, 2017 in Ships -- 15 Comments

This kit was built around 25 years ago straight from the box in those days I knew nothing of fillers. I dont remember any problems with this kit other than it being fiddly. It has survived several house moves. It […]

De Havilland DH 100 FB 5 Vampire, A78-3, ARDU RAAF Laverton Vic 1949.

by Allan J Withers on December 28, 2016 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

1/72 Heller, my first Vampire, I modified and replaced a few things, finished in enamels, MM 1781 with Tamiya X22 over Airfix and spare Aussie decals.

1/72 Heller Sea King (Belgian AF)

by Emre Tuzun on September 16, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

This is the Heller’s 1/72 Sea King of the Belgian Air Force SAR. I purchased this oldie but goldie in the early 90s. Few words about the kit: No prominent fit issues and nice rivets on the fuselage, but comes […]

Aerospatial SA 316 Alouette 3, Grasshoppers, 300 Sqn RNAF 1981.

by Allan J Withers on August 24, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

1/72 Heller, with a few small modifications, finished in MM and Revell enamels with Future over kit and spare decals.

“Smit Rotterdam” – 22,000 HP strong ocean-going super tug

by Dirk Derks on August 16, 2016 in Ships -- 17 Comments

“SMIT ROTTERDAM” from the Dutch towing company “SMITWIJS”. The Netherlands used to be known as a sea faring nation. Especially ocean going tugs were famous. There were two big firms. Smit in Maassluis and Wijsmuller in IJmuiden. These company’s were […]

Heller Somua S35

by Scott Nelson on July 30, 2016 in Armor -- 19 Comments

I picked this kit up about a year ago at a model contest. It included a resin turret, storage boxes and some photo etch parts. All for the low price of $5! I used the resin turret and storage boxes. […]

Boeing 707 320 C, A20-624, 33 Sqn RAAF Richmond NSW 1991.

by Allan J Withers on April 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

1/72 Heller, my only 707, with Ron’s Resin fueling pods (pic11) and my own camera under the tail (pic10) I filled the cabin windows with Tamiya X22, sanding and filling till they were smooth so the decal would sit flat, […]

1:72 Heller Criquet

by Michelle Edwards on December 23, 2015 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

Heller’s classic old kit, yes it has raised detail, yes the decals were nearly shot and yes it needed some engineering skills, but I loved every minuted of the build.