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@tiking Charles King

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I have been interested in the building aspect of model making. I love building dirty trucks that look used. Show trucks are great to look at but built-to-look used is what does it for me. I’ve been building trucks since 2011. Before that I’ve been building modern military vehicles since 2002. Must say that truck building is fun and nicer on the eyes, if you old chaps know what I mean.

‘Renovation in Progress’ – Module 1

Here is where I am with this 'toy conversion' diorama project so far. The results speak for themselves. It is not complete yet. Still have to add more details to the excavator, add the boom arm, and other details as well as more weathering. This[...]

A collage of my present AG vehicles

So far, so good. A collection of fourteen AG vehicles in my collection. Going to be Working on my fifteenth pretty soon. I am glad many of you here have inspired me in many of my builds over the years. So thanks to those of you who inspire other[...]

(AGGC) Anti-Gravity Go-Cart

Yep! Another anti-gravity vehicle. I can't seem to get enough. I tend to want to turn everything in to a floating subject. For this conversion, I used the Revell Ford GT vehicle and did some major surgery to it. The original engine was very b[...]

“Smile for the ‘TIME’”

This simple scene depicts a group of rebels posing for the 'TIME' magazine cover, being taken by a freelance journalist.

Gunner Joe

This build went through pretty slick. Although, figure building and painting are not really my biggest attributes; I can safely say, I have improved a little since my last figure build. I am still working on getting better so please go easy . :)[...]

The Walrus

This build went together rather easy. I started off with the IDF Nagmachon APC kit from Hobbyboss, that I received as a reward for the 'Random Award' in November 2017. I then converted the kit into a hover unit using the kits original parts onl[...]

Scania LB 141

This is the model kit I got from Martin, the editor of Imodeler. It’s been mix feelings with this Heller kit. But seeing that it was a very old kit and compromises were taken into account, I now learn my way around such discrepancies in this kit[...]

Paints and glues

Hi all. Got questions for you all. I have been modeling since 2002. Never used an airbrush on my models; Although, I have tested one out at a local club. I am still using cans. I have purchased a reasonable cheap AB, to test out. I have yet to o[...]

Weigh Station

This build had taken me some time to put together. The base is a pic frame mount with poster board foam as ground base. The electronic ground concrete ground mounts and fence concrete rectangular blocks were both plaster cast and poster board f[...]

Trailer with loaded steel coil

For this build, I used a trailer from Italeri. Using the chassis from the Italeri kit, I scratchbuilt the flatbed and the coil rigid supports. The air couplings were also scratch built using pieces of styrene. I intend to replace the wheels usin[...]