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JETSONS AND CYLONS vs STAR WARS AND SKYDIVER AT SMALLSPACE 8

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:08

AN INVASION OF SCI-FI AND SPACE MODELS LANDED at last Sunday's Smallspace 8 2019 event. Here are some more pictures we took at the show.
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PLENTY OF ALIENS AND OTHER ENTITIES DROP IN ON SMALLSPACE 8

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 13:01
 THE SKILLS AND CRAFTSMANSHIP of miniature makers were in generous supply at today's Smallspace 8 show. Here are just a few of the entries on display.
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SMALLSPACE 8 TOUCHDOWN: SUNDAY JULY 7

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:36

SMALLSPACE RETURNS this weekend. This time, it's the eighth edition of the annual sci-fi/realspace model show. For any UK space buff, Smallspace has become an unmissable event.
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2019 MODEL COMPETITION IN SINGAPORE

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:00

HOBBY BOUNTIES OF SINGAPORE continues with its annual Airfix-linked model competition. In 2019, its online presence was boosted by the dedicated Airfix Cup website.Read more »
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AIRFIX 1:24 SCALE GRUMMAN HELLCAT RELEASED

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 02:00

THIS WEEK SEES THE OFFICIAL release of the 1:24 scale Airfix Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat, a fighter aircraft that was instrumental to victory in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
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METAL AND PLASTIC JADA BATMOBILE KIT TO 1:24 SCALE

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 05:51
THERE ARE PLENTY OF BATMOBILES available, but this 1:24 scale metal and plastic version from Jada is well worth a close look.

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THE REVELL STORY

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 15:24

THE REVELL STORY is an excellent book that provides in-depth reading about one of the modelling world's most famous names.
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CLEAR THE SKIES - THE ASF-X SHINDEN II AIMS TO DOMINATE AIR BATTLES. 1:72 SCALE KIT FROM HASEGAWA

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 05:06

FOR VIDEO GAME FANS, the Hasegawa 1:72 scale Ace Combat ASF-X Shinden II assembles to make an excellent fantasy model. For aviation freaks, the kit provides a chance to build a ‘what-if’ design, based loosely on the Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut (Golden Eagle).
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GREASED LIGHTNING FORD: CUSTOM CAR STAR OF THE 1978 HIT MOVIE GREASE.

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:59
 A PREQUEL TO Grease, one of the most successful musicals of all time, has been recently announced. So this 1:25 scale kit of one of the cars featured in the movie looks to be to be a well-timed release.
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ACE TWO-YEAR CATALOG FROM ITALERI

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 14:43
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DEFEAT THE DREADED DUST WITH EASY AND QUICK STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 07:10


ONCE UPON A TIME my school-age model-maker gang used to meet up each Saturday morning, then go pack-hunting for the latest model kit.
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CALIFORNIA WHEELS 'AMERICAN GRAFFITI' CHEVROLET IMPALA

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 07:08

THIS 1:25 SCALE CHEVROLET IMPALA is one of the Revell California Wheels collection. It can also be used to make the custom Impala that starred in the 1973 movie American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, also famed for his Star Wars and Indiana Jones sagas.
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CLASSIC BATMAN FIGURE KIT FROM MOEBIUS MODELS

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 06:49

THIS 1:8 SCALE BATMAN KIT FEATURES the iconic 1960s TV series original creation, as played by Adam West.Read more »
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1:16 SCALE RED BARON AND HIS DOG STOP-FRAME VIDEO

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:15


HERE'S ANOTHER FINE VIDEO BY Tom Grigat. It's an interesting vid featuring figure work, a subject we haven't featured before.
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CLASSIC 1957 CHRYSLER 300C TO 1:25 SCALE FROM AMT

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 11:27

IN REAL LIFE, THE 1957 CHRYSLER 300C came with long tail fins and a yawning chrome grille. And this 1:25 scale AMT kit models the original nicely.

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ROARING TIGER: 1:25 SCALE 'GET SMART' SUNBEAM SPORTS CAR FROM AMT

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:14

THIS IS A REISSUE of an original, and very popular, AMT kit. It’s a 1:25 scale model of the Anglo-American Sunbeam Tiger, a V8 roadster built from 1964-67, by the British Rootes Group.
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GERRY ANDERSON'S SPACE 1999 NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL AREA DIORAMA KIT

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 03:00

GERRY ANDERSON MOONBASE ALPHA FANS have the chance to make a realistic diorama with the MPC 1:48 scale Nuclear Waste Disposal Area 2 kit.  
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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MODEL MAKERS

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 07:15

BEST WISHES FROM SMN and may the New Year bring the kits you want to build!
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AIRFIX B-17 FLYING FORTRESS IN MOTION

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 05:18

A FAMOUS BOMBER and excellent kit, revealed in another ace stop-motion mini-movie by Tom Grigat.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR READERS

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:00

HERE'S HOPING EVERY SMN READER gets a chance to build a kit of their choice this coming year.

And maybe it's going to be the year when 'that old kit' comes down from its hiding place in the loft!
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