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Tips for painting model kits!

Posted on Wednesday 29th of February 2012

Finishing off our series of tips for building model kits; today is the turn of painting!  Follow these tips and your finished model kit is sure to look its best. To start with, always make sure that you stir your paint well. Also make sure that you stir your paint from time to time during use. Always use your paints sparingly, as this stops your paint from running. Also, as model kits often have small, intricate detailing, you don't want to obscure any of this with too much paint. For...Read More

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Tips for gluing model kits!

Posted on Tuesday 28th of February 2012

Following on from yesterday, and my basic tips for starting a model kit; today I thought I'd go into a little more detail. Many model kit enthusiasts believe gluing is probably the most important part of the process, so it's very important that you get it right. This is because an incorrectly glued model can affect the finish, even if it's immaculately painted. Firstly, ensure that you never use too much glue. If you do, it could bubble out from between the two pieces. If this happens, it's...Read More

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Hints and tips for building model kits!

Posted on Monday 27th of February 2012

If you're new to the world of modelling, just getting started can be a bit intimidating! Knowing where to start, and making sure you're prepared is one of the most important steps to successfully building a model kit. Here are some hints and tips to bear in mind before you start your next project! Firstly, make sure that you have somewhere special to work. Clear a table or suitable surface, and tape paper to it. The paper will protect the surface, and tape will stop it moving around. We...Read More

Car Model Kits
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Car Model Kits

Posted on Sunday 26th of February 2012

If you enjoy model kit building but have built enough warplanes, tanks and battleships to create your own army, why not order one of the car model kits by the likes of Revell, Hasegawa or Italeri and try your hand at building a classic car, truck or bus instead? A great example would be the Revell Corvette Grand Sport 1963, a fantastic 1/32 model kit with a high level of detail.  Driven by Roger Penske in the 1963 Nassau race, this iconic sports car was favoured by the celebrities...Read More

Warhammer 40,000K Model Kits & Accessories
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Warhammer 40,000K Model Kits & Accessories

Posted on Saturday 25th of February 2012

If you are ready to take your Warhammer 40,000K miniature wargame to the next stage then it might be time to introduce some new warriors and scenery to your battlefield. From Orks and Tyranids to Imperial Guards and Space Wolves, we have a whole range of fascinating model kits in our Warhammer 40k collection, in addition to some great scenery pieces, Warhammer novels, and all kinds of expansions to add some oomph to your game!   The Catachan Jungle Fighters are a team of lean,...Read More

Create a WWII Diorama with model kits!
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Create a WWII Diorama with model kits!

Posted on Friday 24th of February 2012

If you're looking for a great way to display your finished model kits, why not put them into an exciting diorama? These three kits would work fantastically together to create a WWII diorama, and will hopefully give you some inspiration for one of your own!

This European Ruined Corner House Model Kit will create a brilliant backdrop for your diorama. Based on a Dutch design, it recreates many of the houses that were destroyed across Europe in WWI & II....Read More

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