60 year old Englishman living in north east China (teaching English). Lifelong plastic kit constructor, especially like F1 cars, racing motorcycles, and 1/35 military WWII models.
Well, I'm not sure what time/date it is in iModeler land, but where I live it's 11;30 am on 31st October! Here's my contribution to the group build, Tamiya's 1/35 kit of the French battle tank B1 bis. Being a Tamiya kit it was easy to build, t[...]
Trying to follow Rob's Typhoon posting must be like trying to follow Elvis Presley on stage, so here goes, you can boo me off if you like. When Gordon Murray was McLaren's chief designer he was tasked with designing the ultimate GT road car, a[...]
This is another of Tamiya's 1/12 scale motorcycle kits, this time a road going Kawasaki. I originally set out to make only racing bikes, so this one makes a slight change. The ZX-12R was introduced in 1999 to meet the growing demand for machin[...]
I thought I had better join in the current mini motorbike fest here on iModeler, so, here's the Tamiya 1/12 Ducati Desmosedici Moto GP machine from the 2003 season. Yes, I'm sorry, it's yet another red Ducati, but can you really have too many o[...]
This is the latest motorcycle kit I've finished, Tamiya's 1/12 scale kit of the famous Ducati 916. The prototype was first shown at the 1993 Milan motor show, and was instantly hailed as a design classic, and has certainly been a major influenc[...]
Watch this link to see the video and story of a Sea Fury at an air display at R.N.A.S. Culdrose, England
As a tribute to the French aircrew who served locally during WWII, this Hurricane has been displayed during the Tour de France visit to York. In case you don't know, the Tour de France is a major cycle race. Follow this link to see more.......
Following on from the success of Neil's D-Day group build, I think many people would like another. I've noticed a few suggestions, including WW1, aircraft converted from military to civilian use, Le Mans 24 hour sportscars, and the Battle of Br[...]
Hi folks, here's my D-Day contribution, Tamiya's 1/35 kit of the Centaur. Quoting from the instruction sheet: After the 1942 Dieppe raid, the Royal Marine Division refined the techniques for combined operations such as assault landings on enem[...]
This is my latest build in the (mainly) Tamiya 1/12 series of motor cycles. Keeping with Ducati's tradition of modifying their road bikes for racing, the firm of NCR (consisting of three ex Ducati engineers) was entrusted with the preparation o[...]