Monthly Archives: August 2010

The joy of designing decals

One of the biggest challenges of designing a set of decals is the fact that virtually no race car is exactly the same from one race to the next. Accurate reference material is important, but just as important is knowing … Continue reading

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F1 Rain Tires

So many classic Formula One races were contended in wet conditions, but for the F1 modeler, replicating some of the cars that contested these races has been problematic due to lack of available rain tires. So it is with great … Continue reading

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New Kit Alert!

Fujimi is releasing a 1987 Ferrari F187

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Kit Review: Fujimi McLaren MP4/6

If you ever wanted to build the Tamiya McLaren MP4/6 but didn’t have the time/room/funding for a 1/12 scale kit, this is your chance. The Fujimi MP4/6 in 1/20 scale appears to go together in much the same way as … Continue reading

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Kit Review: Lotus 79 – Hasegawa and Tamiya, 1/20 scale

After thirty-two years of waiting, Formula One model builders were finally rewarded with not one, but TWO 1/20 scale plastic model kits of the famous Lotus 79 – aka the John Player Special Mk IV. In late 2009 Hasegawa – … Continue reading

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