The 2020 Dream Kit List

Happy 2020 to you all!  I am currently completing a big kit that I hope to write about before the end of the month.  But before I get to that finish line, the first week of January is as good a time as any to break out another “Top 5” wish list. Last year’s Top […]

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The Quick and Dirty Guide to Modelling the F4U Corsair in “Foreign” Service

I have previously published a quick and dirty guide to modeling the many US variants of the Corsair in 1/48 scale.  In that last guide I detailed the differences between the variants as they were developed.   Instead of repeating that information, this guide will have a bit more information about the story behind the use […]

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The Expensive Model Kit Myth

One of the repeating things you hear in hobby circles is that the price of models today is out of line with the prices of years ago.  There are several variations of this theme: Today’s manufacturers are pricing themselves out of the hobby Kits are too expensive for kids Models cost a lot more today […]

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