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Long, long time modeller

Lancia Delta Integrale 12th scale Italeri.

I've been working on this on and off for about five months. Generally a good kit with no real fit issues. Things that did disappoint were a lack of information for adding plumbing to the fire extinguisher and hydraulic hand brake systems ( [...]

Hobbyboss 35th King Tiger.

Not been here for a while, just life getting in the way. As a break from my usual long winded builds I bought a Hobbyboss King Tiger with the intention of building it out of the box with no reference. It included working track, suspension [...]

Review: Beemax 1/20 McLaren MP4/2 1984 British GPKit Review

McLaren MP4/2 1984 British GP Aoshima Beemax 1/20 scale. Kit Beemax No.03 Price £50.20 (Grand Prix Models) To me the GP cars of this period are visually more attractive than their modern counterparts with their massively complex [...]

Atomic City studio scale Klingon D7.

Pictures of my completed Atomic City studio scale Klingon D7. After posting the construction pictures I thought I was close to completion however I wasn't expecting the issues I had with the kit decals. They were well printed but thick, [...]

Studio Scale Klingon D7.

My latest Sci-Fi project is a studio scale Klingon D7 from Atomic City. I was quite optimistic that this was going to be a quickish build; smooth surfaces, simple paint job and a low parts count. Well poorly cast parts and doubtful detail [...]

8th scale McLaren restoration.

Some months ago I was asked if I could repair a poorly built 8th scale McLaren MP4-23. After a long chat with the owner it was decided that I would try and restore the model. The first pictures show what I was facing. Not only had the [...]

350th K’tinga battle cruiser.

I thought I would share my latest project. Its an all resin 350th Klingon K'tinga. The kit was a nightmare to assemble with poorly cast parts, no instructions, base or decals. It took many hours of correction and the addition of extra [...]

iModeler July Awards.

I was fortunate enough to have my work selected for the July award. From the excellent selection of kits available as a prize there was only really one contender for me, and that was Eduard's "Rockin Rhino". I'm looking forward [...]

Tamiya 32nd Zero.

I’ve been working on Tamiya’s 32nd scale Zero for a few months now. Generally I enjoyed the build but didn’t appreciate the added complication of the working features. I also struggled with getting the front of the fuselage to line [...]

Ferrari F430 Challenge

Fujimi 24th scale kit with modified front end. Splitter and dive planes made from plastic card and Miliput. Eduard etch belts. Thanks for looking, Rob.