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Tamiya 1/24 Scale Volkswagen 1300 Beetle, 1966 Model [Unboxing & Pre-Assembly Review]

My earliest memory of a car ride was that of a hot, sunny day and how much havoc it was wrecking on my five-year-old tushy. For you see, my cousins and I had been bundled onto the PVC-covered backseat of a Volkswagen Beetle. So there we were, bouncing up and down, trying hard to minimize contact with the uncomfortably warm plastic seats as my aunt's beige-colored Beetle pulled slowly away from

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MENG Model Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger with Henschel Turret [WIP - Decals, a Clear Coat & Oil Painting Begins]

Moving on from boring test sessions, I finally resumed work on the Meng King Tiger proper. But before any oil paint filter/render techniques could be attempted, there was the matter of applying decals on the tank to mark it out as Tank No.124 of the Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 505 or the 505th German Heavy Tank Battalion. Even so, I did get a start on the oil painting process albeit on a small scale

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A Visit to the Tamiya Plamodel Factory in Tokyo, Japan

Recently, the missus had to go on week-long work trip to Japan. And because of her hectic schedule, she didn't have much free time to roam the streets of Tokyo for some shopping. But as luck would have it, she did manage to make an unexpected trip to the Tamiya Plamodel Factory in Tokyo. While there are probably better deals to be had in hobby shops in Akihabara, the Tamiya flagship store

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HMS King George V - Tamiya 1/350

It took me almost 2 years to finish this Tamiya 1/350 scale model of British flagship from the times of Second World War.  It was definitely the most time consuming project of my life. During that time, I learned a lot of new techniques and improved my skills. Despite that I will probably never repeat a project like that again. If I were to start again I would choose something in much smaller scale like 1/700. I think that this would be still a very satisfying range yet It should take smaller amount of time and effort to accomplish.Since the beginning I post several entries about construction of that ship. You can see these here: Unboxing, Shipyard 1, Shipyard 2, Shipyard 3. Have a look at some photos of the finished model.  If you like, please leave a comment. Po dwóch latach konstrukcji udało mi się finalnie zwodować model okrętu flagowego brytyjskiej Royal Navy z czasów II Wojny Światowej w skali 1/350. Zdecydowanie był to mój najdłuższy projekt modelarski zarówno jeżeli chodzi o czas j

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Modern Combat Black Dog 1:48 Upgrades

From Czechia with ... some kind of love. To pimp the Tamiya Humvees that I bought last month, I got myself two boxes of Black Dog conversion kits. The Iraq War Accessoires Set (T48034) and IDF Uparmoured Humvee (T48058). I visited the black dog page a couple of times in the past, as they have […]

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Modern Combat Tamiya 1:48 Humvee

After watching Sicario 2 - Day of the Soldado and enjoying that amazing Behind the Border scene with the HUMVEEs and mexican police, modern combat came strongly back to my head. All pictures shown above were taken from promotional material and are copyright 2018 of Sony Pictures / Lionsgate / StudioCanal. I like the modern […]

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