The 1/8 Database at iModeler

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1/8 Aurora "Gold Knight of Nice"

Completed in 2013. This is the 2011 Monogram reissue of Aurora's "Gold Knight of Nice," first released in 1959. I added the base. The armor is hand brushed with a 50/50 mix of Testors Metallic Gold and Metallic Copper, and the [...]

1/8 Aurora "Blue Knight of Milan"

Completed in 2022. This is a bagged kit of the Blue Knight, first released in 1957. The nameplate on the base said "Sir Galahad," so it was part of the 1967 "Camelot" reissues. Fortunately, I was able to get a pre-1967 [...]

1/8 Monogram Jaguar E Type Good Wood Coupe

I built 50% of this kit over 15 years ago. Eventually, the box was too large to ignore. This is what I always wanted to do to my real E Type. This kits ’reputation’ didn’t disappoint: I see it as a vintage toy kit that always wanted [...]

Pocher 1:8 1907 Fiat F-2 Race Car

I bought this kit when I was in high school back in the early 1970s. I was browsing around K-Mart one afternoon when I stumbled upon this Pocher kit for the unheard of price of $20; a savings of $80 over the usual price of the kit. Back in [...]

Aurora 1/8 “Fraankensteen”…monogram illuminators re-pop-

More than a hundred years ago, in a mountain village in Switzerland, lived a man who's strange experiments with the dead have since become legend.,the legend is still told the world over, the legend of Fraankensteen ahhgh,pig snort, [...]

Time Travel

Hi there iModelers! Here is another project from my shelf... Initially, this kit was released by Heller back in the 1970s. In the 1980s, I was given the opportunity to drive a bike like this myself. It was a friend‘s bike and since then [...]

“The Bellero Shield”

The Bellero Shield” is a 1964 episode of the the Television series “ The Outer Limits” The “ Bifrost Alien is an accidentally intercepted visitor from the distant stars who falls victim to tho the grasping and greedy humans that he [...]

“Fun and Games”

"Fun and Games" is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 30 March 1964, during the first season. "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the [...]

REVELL 1/8 HARLEY SPRINGER SOFTAIL SNAPTITE KIT

Well, some folks were looking forward to the build of a snap kit from me. So here it is. First it's necessary to let you know that the deal I made was for an incomplete kit. Which I knew going in. I made the deal because I happened to [...]

8th scale McLaren restoration.

Some months ago I was asked if I could repair a poorly built 8th scale McLaren MP4-23. After a long chat with the owner it was decided that I would try and restore the model. The first pictures show what I was facing. Not only had the [...]