Restoring A Verlinden Classic

Like an ‘Old Master’ languishing in a store room, this M1 Abrams deserved a second lease of life…

“I know that to many this is only an old plastic model kit, but I really feel that I have a sense of duty to bring it back to life, this model being part of the history and fabric of what we all enjoy, today.”

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Practice makes perfect. Obviously.

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

“Surround yourself with acres of paint racks, glues, airbrushes and all manner of kits and accessories by all means, but if you cannot master just one element properly, you will fail across the board” Continue reading

We can’t see the wood for the trees – 2.0

Need an example of how sometimes modellers become so wrapped up in small, insignificant details that they miss the bigger picture? Ladies and gentleman, here’s my F-86 Sabre…

“For whatever reason (and honestly, that eludes me) I had seen something in this Sabre that I didn’t like, focussed on that and then convinced myself it wasn’t worthy of any more of my time”

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