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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.

Modeling a street industry building in 1/24 scale

The material used here are form board through out the entire diorama. The asphalt is represented by fine grade sand paper. The sidewalk is formboard painted with a concrete color mix, I had mixed at my local paint store. I used the same paint mi[...]

Steel Haul – Volvo F12

The tractor is a kit from Italeri with modification done to it. The trailer was scratch built. The Steel plats were made from cardboard.

Scratch Built Paper jet liner – Incredible!

Scratch building at its best. Dedication and resilience is what you can call this artist. Take a read and prepare to be awed!

F1 Super Anti-Gravity Race Car

Here is a What-if model I built some years ago. The inspiration for this model was put into reality after seeing Igor Sobolevsky wonderful 3D art station work called 'Axiom Racing'. His 3d version is just breath taking. The scale is 1/20.

Tyre Haul

Backyard

Wasteland ‘Anti-gravity’ bike Extreme Edition, ver. MK4

Yep. I am a sci-fi builder as well. :) This build was inspired from a 3D artist drawing of a wasteland hover bike, I found on the net. The 3D drawing gave me the fuel to build something similar. But as always, I kind of like to tweak things to g[...]

Scania Heavy Hauler 8x4x4 Combo

The tractor unit is mostly heavily modified from two kits and some minor scratch building. I also added a 99% scratch built trailer based on two different trailers from pics off the net and from one in my area. So I hope you enjoy the photos.

Close Contact

This diorama was scratch built diorama built back in 2014. The scale is 1/35. The dio is pretty much done for the exception of one more figure to be added. The last figure will be a boy pointing to the corner of the building, alerting the insurg[...]

The M972F w/ excavator

This is my latest build I have been working on for some time now. It's a heavy modification of the M915 kit from Trumpeter. As always I decided to spice things up a bit as usual. I wanted to do something different. So, I kitbashed the trailer an[...]