Miniart Farm gate with base

The diorama has served its purpose for the review I did for the Lifecolour paints so after playing around with it for experimental reasons I’ve put it to one side. Maybe I can use it for something at a later date but anyway here’s a couple of pictures showing what I did with it; IContinue reading “Miniart Farm gate with base”

Takom Leopard C2

I started to apply the decals today but hit a snag in that the carrier film on the kit decals had a ‘milky’ consistency; Also it was pointed out by a former Canadian Leopard commander that the right-hand decal is incorrect in that the symbol represents a mechanised infantry unit rather than an armoured one.SoContinue reading “Takom Leopard C2”

Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk I

After me raving about the Vallejo Surface Primer a week or so ago I’ve had an issue with it in that trying to rub down the joints that needed filling, the primer has just peeled off; It’s as though there is no ‘bite’ to the primer whatsoever. I’ve since received some advice as to whereContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk I”

Miniart 1/35 Farm Gate with base (Kit Number 36034)

I recently bought this as I need to do a demo of some new Lifecolour paints for a magazine review. I’ve never had one of these kits before so I thought I would do a quick build review for my blog (you will see it painted but photo’s will be limited due to the mag).TheContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Farm Gate with base (Kit Number 36034)”

Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk I

The build is now complete and the model needs a clean before applying the primer coat. Before the main gear was painted I added the brake lines using copper wire and small strips of masking tape to represent the fasteners that hold the brake lines to the door. The wheels are Eduard Brassin items. AlthoughContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk I”


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