Monday, August 20, 2018

ARTIST THEO JANSEN: STRANDBEEST EVOLUTION 2018



OK, THESE STRANGE CRITTERS are not exactly our usual scale model fare, but the Dutch artist Theo Jansen surely shares the care and craftsmanship we put into our own miniatures.

Monday, August 13, 2018

CARL CASPER'S COSMIC CHARGER FUEL DRAGSTER


DRAGSTERS ARE BUILT TO do just one thing, and that’s to cover the quarter-mile in the lowest elapsed time (ET). But there’s no reason why they can’t look good as well, and that’s what auto customiser Carl Casper did with his Cosmic Charger fuel dragster.

Monday, August 6, 2018

SMALLSPACE GETS BIGGER EACH YEAR


THE SEVENTH ANNUAL smallspace model show was held on July 1, in Hanslope village, UK.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

BANDAI WORKS WONDERS: 1:48 SCALE AT-ST SCOUT WALKER FROM STAR WARS


WE HAVE JUST STARTED BUILDING this 1:48 scale Bandai Star Wars walker, and what a delightful kit it's proving to be.

Monday, July 2, 2018

BIGGER THAN YOUR AVERAGE MODEL CAR: THESE ARE 'DWARF' CARS

THESE SMALLER THAN LIFE-SIZE cars are weird but rather wonderful. They are hand-built replicas of retro machines from times past.

Friday, June 29, 2018


THE ANNUAL SHOW for lovers of space, science fiction and fantasy touches down this Sunday, July 1, 2018.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

AMT 1:25 SCALE CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO SS454


AT FIRST GLANCE this attractive model could be a reissue of the 1:25 scale Chevrolet Monte Carlo kit released by AMT in 1970.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

HOBBICO AND REVELL: WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW?


HOBBICO, WHICH OWNS REVELL filed for bankruptcy early in 2018. So what is happening with the Hobbico plastic kit brands?

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

HITLER'S FLYING SAUCERS FIGHT ON IN A POST-WAR FICTIONAL WORLD

NOT CONTENT WITH making Star Wars kits from 'a long time ago', Revell now journeys to another fictional past with the 1:72 scale Haunebu II. The kit is an absolute must for all Luftwaffe 1946 fans.

Friday, June 1, 2018

A CRAPPY COMMIE CAR PERHAPS, BUT AT LEAST IT PASSED THE MOOSE TEST



A FEW MONTHS BACK, REVELL REISSUED a 1:24 scale kit of the Trabant 601S, to celebrate 60 years since the boxy little East German car was first built, in 1957.