An American Thoroughbred

Kit Preview: Revell 1:32 North American P-51D-5NA Mustang ‘Early Version’


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A year in focus – 2017 comes to an end…

Completed models, missed opportunities and a desire to improve – what will next year bring?

“Here’s to 2018 and to another year of diverse builds, intriguing releases and conversations about the hobby and just why it is that personal favourites are sidelined once more in the face of kits that actually make money for those involved in their creation”

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Tamiya F4U-1D – A Video Review…

Following on from my earlier video this week during which I discussed the new Tamiya Corsair – amongst other things – I’ve created a new one that takes a more detailed look at the -1D kit and the new parts that you can expect to see in the box when the kit is released. Hopefully, this will provide a more detailed overview and be more entertaining to watch than the rather breathless film that I put together on Tuesday!

I hope you like it! 🙂


New YouTube video, Online…

Tamiya 1:32 Corsair and other nonsense…

Well, the brand-new Tamiya 1:32 F4U-1D turned up this morning, so before I send it out to one of my authors to build, I thought it would be good to take a very quick look at it, along with a few other brand-new kits that we are dealing with at the moment. So here’s a rather breathless video that I filmed this afternoon before the heavens opened! Oh and the little moth that spent much of the video sat on my shoulder, says hi! 🙂



Practice makes perfect. Obviously.

So you want to build better models? Then you might need more than a large bank balance…

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