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VIDEO FROM MAX: THE STORY OF TOM DANIEL, MASTER KIT DESIGNER

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

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

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?

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

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!

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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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AFTER LOCKDOWN: SINGAPORE UPS ITS COMPETITION GAME IN 2020

Sun, 04/05/2020 - 06:48

THE MODEL ENTHUSIASTS in Singapore are hard at work, preparing the National Airfix Aeronautical Model Engineering Competition. It's scheduled for November 2020, when the pandemic caused by Covid-19 will hopefully be in the past.
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SOPWITH CAMEL IN MOTION: 1:16 SCALE BIPLANE KIT WITH MULTI-MEDIA COMPONENTS

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 02:00
HERE'S ANOTHER VIDEO TREAT from the master of stop-motion videos, Tom Grigat. This time he assembles a 1:16 scale model from the Spanish manufacturer, Artisania Latina.
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A VIDEO HISTORY OF THE MPC MODELS COMPANY

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 02:00


HERE’S A CLOSE LOOK AT MPC, short for the Model Products Corporation, an American manufacturer of plastic scale model kits and promotional models that were especially popular in the 1960s and 1970s. Read more »
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FAREWELL TO SPECIAL-EFFECTS MODEL MAKER BILL PEARSON

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 12:16


WE ARE VERY sad to learn of the death of professional model maker Bill Pearson.
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FAREWELL TO SPECIAL-EFFECTS MODEL MAKER BILL PEARSON

Sun, 03/29/2020 - 12:16


WE ARE VERY sad to learn of the death of professional model maker Bill Pearson.
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STEAMPUNK COMES TO MODEL RAIL WITH A NEW BASSETT-LOWKE RANGE

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 06:50

THE BASSETT-LOWKE BRAND DATES BACK to the late 1890s. So it's appropriate that the Hornby-owned company is now trailblazing a path back to that era with a dedicated range of steampunk-inspired locomotives, rolling stock, and accessories.
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