52 year old , reurning back to a hobby started over 40 years ago. Building mainly aircraft with a few motor cars as well. I have been amazed at the after sales market for extra`s.
Things have come a long way since I started. Still, all the better, scrach building was an art form in its self.
I have some very sad news.
Joe passed away after a short illness, sadly Covid finished him off.
Joe was one of the nicest guys I came across in the modelling world, always full of praise/constructive criticism.
He was the President of the local[...]
OK folks, it looks like it`s has been a long while since I posted anything here so I apologize if things are a bit haphazard for now.
So, like most of us, we cannot keep to building one kit at a time, I now have several going on, but this is th[...]
Hi good folks, I am back from the darkness of not being able to get on to this site.
Long story but I hope to take part in this great platform.
Once I have sorted out this new computer that is.
The old one would not allow me to get on some sites[...]
Well , just to wish all you out there a wonderful holiday period.
My build rate this year has been non existent, due to all types of things happening. But there are 4 on the go now, so hope to post some pics over the Xmas break.
Take care all,[...]
Well the long standing question of when the first model kit was produced can now be put to a date long before we thought.
Extensive research has found this carving on the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh Modelshopoli. Which shows that the date is we[...]
OK folks, I am sorry for being late but life just got in the way, well that and few other things too. So , sorry Neil, but I got there.
I was warned that this kit was a pita, and they were right too.
Academy`s P 47 D , a poor kit, only the Cart[...]
As it is this time of year I/we The Good Lady Rose, wish all a happy and peaceful time, and that the models keep coming.Thanks to Martin and the backroom boys for a great site.
Also a shot of our work space, the bay window in our front room.
Well here it is, started 2 years ago and now finished.
Not so much a hard kit, just other builds came along.
Tamiya and Alcad paints were used along with Vallejo varnishes.
The kit decals were s***, but I used the stencils from them.
The A/M dec[...]
Well, I said I would build a wheely thing and here she is.
Done in Yellow, to make a change.
Any errors are mine, and I have seen them.
I did a WIP , so you can look there for hidden parts.
Well One kit down, 4 to go before starting anything new.
Well as I started dusting off old kits, I decided to post this one.
It`s the old Monogram/Revell kit.
Not a lot to it, not much in the way of under wing stores.
Glued and painted by me, using brushes and Tamiya paint, I know , Tamiya paint does[...]