70 year old Englishman living in north east China (teaching English). Lifelong plastic kit constructor, especially like F1 cars, racing motorcycles, 1/35 military WWII models, and an aircraft every now and then.
AndrewH recently posted his 1/12th Tamiya Honda Monkey and here’s my attempt. I had cataracts on both my eyes last year and had an operation to correct this in September. Having new eyes was amazing and I wanted to build something to test them[...]
I started this build more than three years ago but several things got in the way of posting in headlines, but here goes. More details about the kit, the build, and the real thing can be found on the WIP but here a few details. The J-7B is [...]
2018 was Porsche’s 70th anniversary and part of their celebrations was to apply two of their past liveries to the latest 911 RSR machines, namely the blue and white Rothmans scheme and the subject of this model the Pink Pig. The scheme the butc[...]
Hi folks, I hope Sebastijen doesn't mind me gatecrashing his party, but, for various reasons, I have't been on iModeler for quite some time. The main reason is that iModeler hasn't been available here in China for some time, but I noticed it wa[...]
A story of how some people turned their hobby into a business, follow this link I'm sure some of you tankers (you know who you are) will enjoy reading about this small team in Belarus who are saving and restoring WWII tanks.
This the Tamiya 1/24 kit of the Porsche 959, my last post from last year's Porsche collection. I don't normally model road cars and decided to try to do something a little different with this kit. The interior is a typical 1980s colour mixture[...]
The Porsche 917 is one of the most iconic sports racing cars of all time, largely for its high speeds and power outputs. It was made into a movie star by Steve McQueen in his 1971 film The 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 917 is a race car which gave [...]
Hi everybody, I’ve come across these pictures recently and wanted to share them with you as I know iModelers like looking at photographs, purely for research reasons of course. My nephew is currently at military college here and says he hasn’t [...]
I spotted these two today outside a modern public library in Zhuhai, I couldn't find any information, but I think the plane is a MiG-16 (but I'm only too happy to be corrected), and as for the motor torpedo boat, that's anyone's guess...... Hop[...]
This is another Tamiya 1/24 kit, this time the Porsche 934 Turbo RSR. Based on the 930 Turbo road car, the 934 was developed to race in the then Group 4 racing category started in 1976. The 2993cc engine had a maximum output of 485 bhp, 50 car[...]