Build detailsDay 1Here we go- my very first attempt at a wooden ship model! I did a dry build of the hull frame to ensure a nice fit prior to glueing. Used the Airsail balsa cement and the t-pins to properly assemble it and let it cure overnight. Day 2 […]
What paint are using: I am using a tamiya fine light grey surface primer followed by a camouflage pattern of tamiya Neutral Grey XF-53 and Mr Hobby Navy Blue H-54 over the top. More details: I had already started this model previously but had only finished the cockpit assembly. This […]
The model itself is fairly simple with no cement required thus far. However, I have used this as an example to test out and try various painting techniques as learnt by myself while working for Hobby City and by advice from Adam. So far I have painted over the base […]
This is a replica of one of the famous 10th century Viking longboats in Gokstad, which were manned by oars and propelled by sail. This kit includes laser cut wooden parts to build the hull, a pre-sewn sail, wooden and metal fittings as well as a DVD with complete and […]
The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is an American Supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, twin-tail, Variable-sweep wing fighter Aircraft. It was the first such U.S. jet fighter with twin tails. The Tomcat was developed for the US Navy’s Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program after the collapse of the F-111B project. The F-14 was the […]
Have a look at what we are doing during the lockdown. Richard is building a Bandai 1/48 Aestivalis that he purchased from Hobby City more than ten years ago. – 28 Day lockdown, the perfect time to dig out those kits from the bottom of the cupboard. The model itself […]
Part 1: An overview of the real tank NOTE: Although it was not called the Hetzer (German for “Chaser”) in an official capacity at the time, the name has become synonymous with the vehicle. It will be referenced as such from now on- for the sake of brevity. Introduced into […]
24,000 kilograms is a lot of weight to haul, unless you’re in the MZKT-7930 “Astrolog” Special Wheeled Chassis. Then it’s just another day at work.