False Start and Autoart to Norev in 1/18

That was short and sweet – “it’s great to be back” and then Nothing!

More (later) on those flat figures I mentioned in the last post – when was that I hear you say – lets not go there.  Anyway, I discovered that my problem with posting up progress here is down to two things;

1. I have a habit of posting directly from my phone to Instagram and 2, I tend not to be organised for posting here, and then, as time moves on, the unposted stuff becomes irrelevant.  Hopefully I can correct that with this piece of work. Continue reading “False Start and Autoart to Norev in 1/18”

Modifying 1/18 Minichamps Porsche GT3 RS

The pictures speak for themselves but briefly, a plain white body looks a bit boring!  I mean, it’s an excellent model by Minichamps, but for my own liking, I’d like to see some aspects of the car highlighted.  Although, as I think about it more, I’m looking at it from the unlikely position of a prospective (real) Porsche buyer – and that’s very unlikely!!  Continue reading “Modifying 1/18 Minichamps Porsche GT3 RS”

Some of my 1/18 diecasts

Something I never seem to have the time to do, sorry, I should rephrase that; Something I never seem to make time for is, reviewing my diecast collection!.  Over the last couple of years I have been ferreting away diecasts of my favorite cars with the intention of making a proper display case for them in fact, that’s the real problem!  Many of the most beautiful model cars I have are still in their original packaging and carefully stored in a dark press, away from any preying eyes or little sticky fingers!  Continue reading “Some of my 1/18 diecasts”

Akira Nakai San from Rauh Welt Begriff in 1/18

I eventually got finishing the figure of Akira Nakai San.  I went for the orange tint in the hair department and from a photo (which I now can’t find too much stuff!!) I gave him a pair of combats.   I left his sneakers well worn – from all the crawling around he does underneath the cars (making sure his creations look as good under the skin as they do outside)!  Continue reading “Akira Nakai San from Rauh Welt Begriff in 1/18”