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Stalingrad Revisited

by Rob Pollock on October 22, 2017 in Figures -- 14 Comments

In Headlines three years ago, nearly to the week, I posted this Jeff Shiu Miniatures 120mm resin figure of a German Grenadier at Stalingrad; I was never happy with the painting. Since then, my figure painting skills have improved somewhat, […]

Academy F4U-1A Corsair “Skipper Riley” 1:72

by Alfredo Cofré on October 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

My dear son, 3 years old, is big fan of the movie “Planes”, so I have seen it a couple of hundreds of times. When I proposed my kid to build a “Skipper Riley” F4U he jumped of joy, so […]

Storm Griffin

by Rob Pollock on November 1, 2016 in Figures -- 27 Comments

Beautifully sculpted by Pedro Fernandez for Nocturna, and marketed by them as “Storm Griffon,” this 54mm (1:32) figure vignette in grey resin comes with a small ‘rocky mount’ base which I extended using shale brick. I added a few gnarled […]

All Washed-Up

by Rob Pollock on August 13, 2015 in Diorama -- 20 Comments

This Pacific-themed diorama includes both kit- and scratch-built items. The aircraft is Tamiya’s 1/32 Zero. It’s made two appearances here in previous incarnations; from its present state, this is likely the last. The Marine figures are 1/35 resin offerings from […]

Goblin Lord

by Rob Pollock on July 21, 2015 in Figures -- 25 Comments

This sculpt, marketed as “Savage Horn” by Spanish company Nocturna, consists of twelve finely cast pieces of grey resin. There’s little flash in evidence, but as some pieces are quite small a fine-toothed saw is required to remove them from […]

Grenadier, Sixth Army, Stalingrad 1942-43 (Repost)

by Rob Pollock on November 4, 2014 in Figures -- 22 Comments

Continuing the recent figure-painting theme, this is the last in my current series of larger scale resin figures, in this case, a 120mm (1/16) German Grenadier sculpted by Jeff Shiu (Jeff Shiu Minatures). The only addition has been the weapon’s […]

Royal Caroline 1749

by Rob Pollock on January 7, 2014 in Ships -- 22 Comments

This is Mantua Models’ Royal Caroline (kit no.750), the original being launched from Deptford in 1749 as a Royal Yacht. The scale is 1:47. The length, excluding sticky-out-bits fore and aft, is 65cm (just over two feet). It’s really a […]