3D Printing Needs its Windows 95 Moment

At least it does for the types of printing we modelers would like to do. Here is my completely uneducated opinion about 3D printing as it relates to hobbies in general and scale models in particular: 3D Printing is now at the stage computers were around the time of those 1980s "Computer Clubs". Let me... Continue Reading →

2020: The year we made models

I realize there was one monumental occurrence in 2020 that maintained the headlines for months and ultimately trickled down and affected pretty much everything we planned or looked forward to in 2020. These lock downs and other measures meant that (depending on location) we could not attend model shows, museums or the hobby shop. Vacations... Continue Reading →

Bargain Adventures!

A natural offshoot of the hobby of building models is the hobby of collecting stashing models. If collecting railroad themed plates, beanie babies or used '8 bit' game systems are considered legitimate hobbies, then I say that maintaining an impressive stash is just as legitimate. It really doesn't take long for most of us to... Continue Reading →

Fool Me Once

Last year I wrote a post about the expensive kit myth where I compared prices of kits from over 30 years ago.  The summary was that the comparison is very difficult because the kits from today are entirely different products from years ago.  As a bit of an update, I came across a very interesting... Continue Reading →

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