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A Fun Fantasy Kit!

Last year I started quite a few kits but for various reasons (none good really) I only finished one. So one of my goals for this year is to either finish last year’s previously started kits or “send them on their way.” Second on my [...]

Cleanliness is next to 1/48 godlessness

Over the years I've spent some time cleaning up hangars, so it is not without a certain irony I find my self spending time dirtying one up. My affair with filth began a few weeks ago with seagulls. I found a few that still waiting in the [...]

Shuichi Hayashi – Weathering master

I discovered this modeler by chance looking at some magazines in a bookstore in Nagoya. Really impressive weathering job! (link) Shuichi Hayashi's Youtube channel can be found here: (link)

TBF-1 Avenger 1:72

I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what [...]

Scania LB 141

This is the model kit I got from Martin, the editor of Imodeler. It’s been mix feelings with this Heller kit. But seeing that it was a very old kit and compromises were taken into account, I now learn my way around such discrepancies in [...]

My first rusty ship.

Hello friends. Just finished this rusty ship. This was something new for me. I have another hobby (leather work) but I love this new adventure. Thanks for looking.

"Tin-Canning" Submarine Hull: Does Anyone Know How to Do It? Need Some Feedback?

1st thing I would like to say is "These are not my models". They are the pictures of a model I-400 JPN Sub made by "Hyun Soo Kin". I am making the same model using the Tamiya 1/350 I-400 Sub model. I also have the [...]

Trumpeter 1/35 BTR-70 – And Why I Cannot Take The Blame For It

The other day it dawned on me I had not posted anything finished in quite some time. This is in part because - well, life and things, in part it is because I have not really finished anything to an extent I was entirely happy with. Which [...]

MAN – Burnt Out Cab

I have been experimenting lately with different burnt out effects, on various vehicles. After doing the burnt out car, I just decided to go ahead and try a truck. In the earlier stages I had to re-do some parts and scratch built parts in [...]

Let’s Talk About Weathering.

Last weekend I had the chance to take a closer look at the preparations for a military parade. My hometown is the location of world’s oldest military academy, and every year in September a new batch of officers gets commissioned into the [...]