Tuesday, August 30, 2016
REVELL HAS PRODUCED A 1:24 SCALE KIT of this most famous of German cars for many years. However, this latest kit is a brand-new updated version, with more detail and accuracy than the earlier offering.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
STANDING IN THE VAST CORNFIELDS of northern Illinois is the Fermilab, the world’s second largest particle accelerator. Much of Fermilab lies underground, but in the huge Wilson Hall, a 1:87 scale model displays how a massive piece of equipment was delivered.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Saturday, August 20, 2016
MODEL RAIL SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED with easily available ready-made buildings and trackside equipment. Is it model-making though? Maybe not if that's as far as a train set goes, but when dioramas are concerned, it's a different matter.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Saturday, August 13, 2016
THE AMT LI’L HOT DOGGER AUTOMOTIVE KIT is a reissue of a ‘fun’ kit that AMT produced in the 1970s, but which hasn’t seen the light of day since.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Monday, August 8, 2016
THE RUSSIAN SOYUZ SPACECRAFT dates back to the 1960s, but a continual design evolution means that it still flies successfully today. This 1:48 scale kit of the Soyuz TMA comes from the Netherlands-based company, LVM Studios.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
MOST OF US APPRECIATE THE EXCELLENT finish that an airbrush can give a model aircraft. But when it comes to painting the real thing, the technical requirements are in a totally different league.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
THE LOCKHEED MARTIN F-35 LIGHTNING II has had a long, expensive, and troubled development. However, the stealth aircraft is finally heading to operational service. For model makers, that means building a kit of the twin-fin stealth machine.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
REVELL-MONOGRAM CONTINUES TO DIVE into the tooling bin of the original Renwal company, retrieving and releasing kits more or less as they were, ‘way back when.’
Thursday, July 21, 2016
THE CLASSIC STAR WARS X-WING has been reimagined as a high performance Hot Wheels racing car, powered by a 2.0 litre 16-valve DOHC engine.