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TACO TRIKE: 1:25 SCALE CUSTOM MOTORCYCLE KIT FROM MPC

Scale Model News - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 02:00

THE MPC TACO TRIKE has a neatly-moulded V-8 engine, and a wedge-style body, hence its original 1974 name, Wedge Chopper.Read more »
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ED 'BIG DADDY' ROTH'S MAIL BOX CHOPPER TRIKE TO 1:25 SCALE

Scale Model News - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 05:50

THIS IS A CHOPPER-STYLE motorcycle trike, one of a six-strong 1:25 scale range, first issued by MPC in the 1970s. Read more »
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WORLD WAR II HENSCHEL Hs 129 TANK-BUSTER FROM ZOUKEI-MURA

Scale Model News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 05:50


ZOUKEI-MURA has some excellent kits out there, including this large-scale Henschel Hs 129, a type nicknamed the 'can opener' for its powerful weaponry.
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SUPER-DETAIL BUILD OF THE EDUARD RED TAIL P-51D MUSTANG

Scale Model News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 12:22


ANOTHER FINE VIDEO FROM MASTER model maker, Tom Grigat. The kit is from the 1:48 scale Eduard Royal series, and includes resin and brass components.
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OFF-ROADING IN A 1:24 SCALE REVELL LAND ROVER

Scale Model News - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 02:00

THE LAND ROVER IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S best known off-road vehicles, and is found in every country. But considering this widespread popularity, kits of the original Land Rover to 1:24/25 scale have been few and far between. In the military scales of 1:35 and 1:72/76, yes, but to the standard car scale, no.
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JUNE 2020 ROUND 2 PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Scale Model News - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 05:51


HERE'S A LOOK AT THE CURRENT GOODIES now on sale from Round 2. It's well worth watching, even if we're not ultra-keen on the bright intro music!
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VIDEO FROM MAX: THE STORY OF TOM DANIEL, MASTER KIT DESIGNER

Scale Model News - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 06:11
HERE'S ANOTHER LOOK AT the master imagineer Tom Daniel, this time from Maxsmodels. It's a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at one of the icons of custom models.
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SINGAPORE AIRFIX MUSTANG COMPETITION

Scale Model News - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:28


LAST WEEKEND SAW A 48-HOUR GROUP build, organised by Peter Chiang, of the Hobby Bounties model store, in Singapore.
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CLASSIC TOM DANIEL CUSTOM-CAR DESIGNS TO 1:32 SCALE

Scale Model News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 06:04
IT’S TIME TO HAVE a break from the Covid-19 gloom and doom. So here we have two reissues from Atlantis Models, model cars that are light-hearted caricatures of what were basically caricatures in the first place.
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VIDEOMAKER TOM GRIGAT ASKS: IS THIS THE FIRST-EVER BATMOBILE?

Scale Model News - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 15:11
HERE IS ANOTHER excellent video from Tom Grigat, whose YouTube subscriber count is currently not far short of 50,000. That's pretty cool, Tom, and we hope your fanbase keeps growing!Read more »
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FIST OF WAR: SCI-FI RETRO-FUTURE TANK BUILD

Scale Model News - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 05:51
THIS IS NOT YOUR EVERYDAY war, instead Model Collect has a model range that's based on a version of the Luftwaffe 1946 what-if science faction scenario.Read more »
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VFX ARTIST REVEALS HOW BIG 'STAR WARS' SHIPS REALLY ARE!

Scale Model News - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 05:48

STAR WARS MODEL MAKERS are used to making kits at a seriously wide range of scales. The Bandai Death Star II, for example, is made to an amazing 1:2,700,000 scale.
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GERMAN BENZ THREE-WHEELER TO 1:24 SCALE, FROM ICM OF THE UKRAINE

Scale Model News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 02:00

UKRAINE MANUFACTURER ICM has released a 1:24 scale model of the world’s first car, the Benz Patent-Motorwagen of 1886.Read more »
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AMAZING 1:25 SCALE BATWING FROM THE MOVIE 'DAWN OF JUSTICE'

Scale Model News - Fri, 05/08/2020 - 04:48

MOEBIUS MODELS brought us the Batmobile for the movie based on two giants of the DC Universe, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And now Moebius has released Batman’s other mode of transport from the movie, the Batwing.
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CELEBRATING STAR WARS DAY WITH THE MILLENNIUM FALCON FROM DeAGOSTINI

Scale Model News - Mon, 05/04/2020 - 05:34

IT'S MAY 4, SO TODAY IS STAR WARS DAY and here is a look at probably the biggest kit of the Millennium Falcon available.
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FULL VIDEO BUILD TAMIYA SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE Mk.I

Scale Model News - Sun, 05/03/2020 - 12:14

HERE'S A REALLY WATCHABLE video of building the Tamiya 1:48 scale Spitfire.
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FICTIONAL LAND VEHICLES: SIZE COMPARISON VIDEO

Scale Model News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 16:39
HERE'S A HANDSOME piece of cgi by our friends at MetaBallStudios (MBS). Sit back and enjoy all those familiar vehicles from the worlds of fantasy and science-fiction. From Batman to Star Wars, Mad Max to the War of the Worlds, it's gorgeous stuff. Read more »
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BUILDING THE DEATH STAR: DEADLY WEAPON THAT CAN WIPE OUT AN ENTIRE PLANET

Scale Model News - Wed, 04/22/2020 - 06:45
EVERYONE'S FAVOURITE KILLER weapon, the Death Star is the most powerful armament possessed by the evil Empire, and it has been shown (above) in various forms of part-built construction. But brothers Benjamin and Isaac Botkin have gone much further, to create a mesmerising build-sequence that displays their musical and cgi talents.Read more »
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BUILDING THE 1:72 SCALE BANDAI PERFECT GRADE MILLENNIUM FALCON

Scale Model News - Mon, 04/13/2020 - 08:15

IF THERE IS ONE spacecraft that sums up the Star Wars saga, then the Millennium Falcon belongs at the top table. Depending on your personal preference of course, the X-Wing or TIE fighter just might compete for gold! But there's no arguing that the Bandai Perfect Grade kit represents the peak where plastic kits are concerned.
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GORGEOUS BUICK 'VILLA RIVIERA' FROM GEORGE BARRIS, THE AUTOMOTIVE 'KUSTOM KING'

Scale Model News - Tue, 04/07/2020 - 10:00

THIS 1:25 SCALE BUICK RIVIERA CUSTOM is a reissue of a kit first released by AMT in 1965.
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