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I collect...hmmmm...well, I accumulate and sometimes build models of just about anything I find fascinating...which is pretty much every genre of military hardware! Alas I have more kits than is humanly possible to build in one lifetime although they've all been bought with the intention of being put together...one day!

Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8 Sherman "Easy Eight" Korean War

Well, yes, it's been a while since I last posted some pics of a finished model. But...oh, OK, I don't have a viable excuse other than to say I've been building lots of models in my head! Don't laugh, you should see the amount of [...]

Hasegawa 1/32 P-47D-30 “Eight Nifties”

Hasegawa 1/32 P-47D-30 (08174) ‘Eight Nifties’ I sometimes wonder whether I should read kit reviews as this kit received the entire spectrum. I guess the moral of the story is that if you like the subject and scale then just go build, [...]

Dragon’s ‘Black Label’ M103A2 Heavy Tank in 1/35th scale

It’s been quite a while since finishing my last project and this, as the title says, is Dragon’s ‘Black Label’ M103A2 Heavy Tank in 1/35th scale. I won’t bore you with a blow-by-blow account but I used the following additional [...]

Tamiya 1/16 Wehrmacht Machine Gunner

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 wood. One of our sons is a [...]

Supermarine Seafire XV in 1/48

Let me start by saying I’m not the world’s greatest modeller. Nor am I the fastest. I am however a Spitfire/Seafire-holic and what you’re now looking at is a seven month labour of love. But let’s start at the beginning… This is [...]

Tamiya 1/35M-51 Sherman

A period of me-time between contracts afforded the opportunity to make Tamiya's new 1/35 M-51 Sherman. I've been wanting to build a HVSS Sherman for ages and this kit is an absolute ripper - easy to build with fantastic detail straight out [...]