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Notes from the Asylum

As I've recently returned from a large regional model show, and as is my wont following such experiences, I've reflected on the nature of scale modelling, and modellers, notwithstanding the fact that I am now heavily sedated. Viewing hundreds o[...]

British Phantoms

I wasn't looking for this but I couldn't pass it up, an excellent over view of the F-4 in British service, with great photos and phacts about the Phantom. published by Key Ltd. 98 pages soft cover. A great reference for the Airfix new kit or any[...]

Random award prize!

Having selected the Defiant for my award, Martin said there'd be a bonus included. and what a bonus! I'd like to thank all that make this site great! I have now in the Defiant a great selection for the RAF build.

Nose Art Group build – update

Just a friendly reminder that the Nose Art Group Build is in progress and open for new entries. As of this posting, there are 29 members in the group, with 9 builds in progress and two completed. There are some colorful and interesting subjec[...]

Help needed from Uncle Sam

I know this is a bit off subject (a bit !!) , I have a good friend ,a Limey like myself ,however he is currently residing in the U.S. of A ,Texas to be accurate and has brought me a couple exotic treats on his latest return home, trouble is I ha[...]

Model Kits

HI All, My name is Selvakumar and you can address me Selva in short. I have been following many model kits around the world and am very excited to enter into this venture. I currently live in India, a city called Pune which is 150 KM away from [...]

Random Award in November 2017

Ok all. This is a bit of a long overdue article about me being chosen for the November 'Random Award 2017'. My sincere apologies for not doing this last year, but I had other engagements that took priority over modeling. But as the saying goes, [...]

Monthly Best in Show award January 2018. 1/350 Yahagi (Hasegawa)

I got this as this month's best in show prize. I am so glad to receive this award again and I feel honored. And I am very happy to receive the ship as a gift that I really wanted to build. Hasegawa's Yahagi is so good kit. It is a little less t[...]

Random Prize for January 2018

Here is the Airfix 1/48 P-51D that I received in the random prize drawing for January. This is a kit I was wanting to get, so winning it made happen a little sooner than normal. A very special thank you to all those involved in making the awards[...]

Year of the Cat

OK... another stretch.. the name on the cowling of this aircraft is "Paper Tiger"......... Whadda ya think...? qualify? This is the SWS Zoukei-Maura 1/32 AD-1H Skyraider FIRST .... This is an excellent kit. Well engineered, well designed, accur[...]