Half Scale R2-D2

I have just received the first 2 packs of an exciting new Star Wars part work build. This is a half scale R2-D2 which with both remote control and autonomous modes. It has a number of cool features including, a camera, sensors, face recognition and image projection. This subscription is currently in a test limited to areas of the UK.

I think it is a no brainer that this Continue reading Half Scale R2-D2

Tamiya 1:35 King Tiger Radio Control Part 4

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The Tiger 2 is almost complete. The spare tracks have been added to the turret and any accessories have been attached to the tank hull. From the above Continue reading Tamiya 1:35 King Tiger Radio Control Part 4

Tamiya 1:35 King Tiger Radio Control Part 3

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The next thing to do on my tiger 2 was to add the decals and tank commander. I applied the decals to a layer of varnish and then varnished Continue reading Tamiya 1:35 King Tiger Radio Control Part 3

Tamiya 1:35 King Tiger Radio Control Part 2

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Next on my todo list is finishing off the r/c Tiger 2 that I started last year.

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The upper hull turret and barrel is air brushed dunkel gelb.

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After the main coat was applied I hand painted on a red brown camouflage pattern.

Tamiya Blitzer Beetle Build 1:10

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I have a new RC car to build, this is an Volkswagen Beetle off road buggy.

I did not realise until recently that there are a fair few hard body kits available. I prefer these as you can add much more detail than you can with Continue reading Tamiya Blitzer Beetle Build 1:10