My friend dug this out of storage, and asked me to build it because he had a stroke and lost hand dexterity. I was honored, and thrilled to do this for him. I took my time with it, and took days off when I was frustrated. It is not the kind of [...]
Built out of the box, with wood grain decals for the slats in the bed. Not perfect, but I'm happy with it.
Well look here, another NASCAR build from that British bloke who lives in New Zealand !! - yep, been at it again, folks, this time with the AMT version of the Lumina - to my eye they captured the lines of the car better than Monogram did with th[...]
I would like to dedicate this post to my good friend "John Jester" who passed away from Cancer last year. John was an avid classic car collector and enthusiast. When he recognized my love for, and ability to make models he asked me if I could ma[...]
I am 54 year old man who loves classic cars but as I write this keep in mind I am far from an expert. What I do know is that my Dad had a 57 Ford Wagon and he would talk a lot about it usually discussing it's highlights, and how much he liked i[...]
I was doing some Spring cleaning and found this kit that I forgot I had. When I opened the box it brought back a flood of modeling memories from my youth.
I began building models with a cousin who was a few years older than me and had Muscular[...]
I have posted a lot of aircraft and armor lately so I thought it was time to change subject matter. Yes, I also enjoy building cars/trucks. I don't build these as much b/c IMHO cars are the most challenging, especially when going for a showroo[...]
I grew up near a NASCAR short-track called "Seekonk Speedway". As a kid and an adult I loved the look of these short-track cars. But as a kid I struggled with getting the model cars to look like the real thing. I switched to building mostly a[...]
Had an AMT Ford ´40 Delivery van in 1/25 scale lying in my cellar since 2005. The quality wasn´t great and I had lost my heart finishing it right after opening the box more than a decade ago. The good side of this I had a fresh start when I fina[...]
This model was originally released in 1965. It is a real car that was designed over the Austin Mini frame by Ed “Big Daddy” Roth. The model was re-released in 1993 and then again in 2015 with new tooling and a few new parts. There is also a [...]