Tuesday, November 21, 2017

FUNKY MUSIC ANNOUNCES 1:12 SCALE FIAT 500 FROM ITALERI

THE FIAT 500 is an icon of Italian automotive history, up there in the street-smart stakes with performance cars from the likes of Ferrari and Maserati.

Monday, November 20, 2017

IT’S A SMALL WORLD AT THE GULLIVER’S GATE VISITOR ATTRACTION


DURING A RECENT VISIT TO NEW YORK CITY, my friend Andy Yanchus and I visited a new Manhattan feature called Gulliver’s Gate. The somewhat enigmatic title covers a ‘world in miniature’ attraction, in a street just off Times Square.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

CITROEN H VAN IS REBORN AS A 1:1 SCALE CUSTOM TRUCK KIT

FANS OF THE UGLY-BUT-NICE Citroen H van have something new to look at. It’s a full-size limited edition project from Italy, which provides food for thought for anyone interested in model conversions.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

COFFEE AND CROISSANTS WITH THE EBBRO CITROEN TYPE H MOBILE KITCHEN


THE THIRD ISSUE OF THE EBBRO Citroen Type H Van has now arrived. This time, the 1:24 scale kit is fitted out in great detail as a mobile kitchen, or food van.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

VETTING THE 'VETTE: 1:25 SCALE CORVETTE ROADSTER FROM REVELL


THIS IS A REISSUE OF A 1:25 SCALE KIT that first appeared under the ProModeler name, a label used for a short time by Revell-Monogram in the USA.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

HEINKEL HE 111 BOMBER TOUR AND FLIGHT DEMO



WORLD WAR II AVIATION modellers have a huge choice of subjects. Two of the best currently available are the Revell 1:32 and Airfix 1:72 scale kits.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

GAME ON: 1:32 SCALE REVELL WARTHOG FROM THE VIDEO GAME 'HALO'

FICTION-BASED SCALE MODELS are not uncommon in the kit business. However, the 1:32 scale Revell Warthog can probably claim a first, in that it is almost certainly the first science fiction kit based on a computer game - Halo - rather than a movie, TV series, comic or book.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

ENTRY CALL FOR 2017 MODEL COMPETITION

THE NATIONAL AIRFIX AERONAUTICAL Model Engineering Competition is open once again for model makers in Singapore.

Friday, November 3, 2017

MOLOTOW COCKTAIL: LIQUID CHROME MIXES WITH A REVELL FORD RANCHERO


ONE BIG PROBLEM car modellers had back in the ‘good old days’ was chrome - or lack of it. For there was no method to properly mimic the chrome embellishments on glass surrounds, emblems, door handles and the like. Well, now there are solutions.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

OUT OF THIS WORLD MODELING: STEP-BY-STEP HOW-TO BOOK


OUT OF THIS WORLD MODELING features 16 builds of science fiction and fantasy subjects. I was invited to do two of these, and chose the 1966 Barris Batmobile from Polar Lights, and the Moebius Space Chariot from Lost in Space

Saturday, October 28, 2017

CUSTOM CADILLAC ELDORADO REVEALS FOOSE FINESSE


REVELL HAS BEEN USING the Foose custom name and designs for some years, but this Cadillac Eldorado is unique. Whereas previous Foose models have been reboxed existing kits with new box-art and decals, the Eldorado is a brand-new kit.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

NEWS FROM SINGAPORE: AIRFIX 1:24 SCALE MOSQUITO

LARGE SCALE MODEL MAKERS should be interested in this build of an Airfix 1:24 scale de Havilland Mosquito.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

2018 INCOMING: REVELL TECHNIK JUNKERS Ju 88

DUE FOR RELEASE IN JANUARY 2018 is a 1:32 scale Junkers Ju 88 A-4 from Revell, and it will be an '88' with a difference.