Life Miniatures WW2 German King Tiger Commander

Last year I bought my first ever 1/10 scale bust as seeing the finished model by Sang-Eon Lee inspired me a hell of a lot, however as well as inspiring me it also terrified me as I really felt I could’nt do the model justice. The model sat in the stash until yesterday as whileContinue reading “Life Miniatures WW2 German King Tiger Commander”

RMG 1/35 Leopard tow cables

Another day, another visit by the postie and this time I received these rather splendid 1/35 tow cables for Leopard 1 and 2 tanks from RMG in Portugal. The towing eyes are cleanly moulded in a light coloured resin and already have holes in them to accept the end of the cable. The cables areContinue reading “RMG 1/35 Leopard tow cables”

Miniart Personenwagen Typ 170V

The model has been painted and just needs the decals applying before the weathering phase and I’ve used Mr Hobby paint for this as I did’nt want any of the ‘graining’ and roughness that I’ve experienced with Tamiya acrylics of late.After undercoating with Games Workshop Chaos Black I sprayed the green first a couple ofContinue reading “Miniart Personenwagen Typ 170V”

Airfix C-47 rework

The model has been filled where needed, sanded down, cleaned up and has just been sprayed with primer. Unfortunately while shaking the can of Games Workshop white I managed to break the nozzle off completely which rendered the can unusable so I’ve had to use Halfords white primer instead. I’ve always had reservations about usingContinue reading “Airfix C-47 rework”

Miniart 1/35 Personenwagen Typ 170V

The model is getting near the stage where I need to throw some paint on it so it will be left in three sub-assemblies. I only have some minor parts to stick on then it will be given a wash down in warm soapy water prior to painting; The bonnet (or hood for my AmericanContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Personenwagen Typ 170V”


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