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HIMARS 1/35 scale by Trumpeter

What a pain in the butt this kit was! Trumpeter 1/35 scale HIMARS with a whopping 750 parts! Great molding and detail, typical crappy Trumpeter instructions. Get ready for tons of tiny parts, many that will leave you scratching your [...]

My 34 builds in 2023!

Holy cow what a year for model builds! I hit a grand total of 34 models for customers this year! The two biggest challenges were the six 1/32 scale Harriers and the 1/48 scale B-29 in actual aluminum panels. What does 2024 have in store [...]

1966 Ford F-150 Custom Cab

Here’s another one for you guys. 1/25th scale Moibeus Ford F-150 built for a customer to look like his father’s farm truck. This build took around 30 hours. Enjoy!

Scale Model Show in Székesfehérvár Hungary 2023

At this year's scale model exhibition in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, 32 individual exhibitors and 2 modelling clubs presented their aircraft, civilian and military vehicle scale models and dioramas. More than 700 scale models in total. In [...]

The NASCAR Race truck build

Good lord AMT makes horrible kits. I would never touch one of these kits if I wasn't paid to do so. I think drug use is rampant at the AMT factory. Anyhoo here is a 1/25th scale AMT NASCAR Raybestos race truck. Custom everything on this [...]

Porsche 911 GT2 1/24 Scale Tamiya.

Hello fellow model builders. Here is my latest build, the 1/24 Porsche 911 GT2 by Tamiya. I added custom wire details and of course lots of post race weathering. This little build took me about 20 hours. Great kit that practically builds [...]

My 1/12 scale GT-40

Here is my Trumpeter? 1/12 Scale GT-40! This kit was a lot of work with lots of scratch building involved, due to this kit was a toy in some form at one point. Kit on it's own is very simple so a lot of creativity is involved in getting [...]

The Concours d'Miniature 2023

The Concours d’Miniature The Concours d’ Miniature is a first of it’s kind event solely created to celebrate the best model car builders in the world. Based on the great Concours d’Elegance’s of the world, the Concours [...]

Starting the 1/12 scale GT40

This is the start of the 1/12 scale Ford GT40, this kit from China has no brand name but I am fairly certain that this is a kit produced by Trumpeter. This kit from what I can tell was once a toy due to the chunky vinyl parts and oversized [...]

Stryker M1129 MCV-B Mortar Carrier US ARMY Scratch Built

This is the 120mm Mortar Carrier version of the US Army Stryker system. Took a while to build but lots of learning, fun. This is about 1 foot long. little less than a foot wide. The Stryker is a derivative of the Canadian Army LAV-III [...]