Rescue Rover ~ After discovering an example of an ex-RAF crash rescue ambulance in a museum, John Tapsell was inspired to produce a 1/35th version from the Tamiya Land Rover kit.
Land Rover Walk round ~ Reference pictures to accompany the ambulance build.
G-APDK - A Comet 4 ~ Following on from the Nimrod in the last issue, we now have its forerunner in the shape of a de Haviland Comet 4. Simon Lind builds and recalls some childhood memories.
Operation Battleaxe Crusader ~ John Bryce builds a Mk.1 Crusader in 1/35th scale, using the Italeri kit as a basis for a certain amount of kit bashing.
Northern Ireland Spec Wessex ~ The long serving Westland Wessex HC.2's of 72 Sqn., RAF were uniquely configured for life in the Province as seen in these pictures by Andrew Deeley. Words by John Tapsell and Chris Ayre.
A Wessex tale ~ Building an RAF Wessex HC.2 in 1/48th scale was never going to be an easy job ... but with determination and a lot of patience, Dave Eales shows the way.
On Show - Shropshire ~ The Shropshire Scale Model Show at the RAF Museum Cosford is well established as one of the highlights of the modelling calendar. John Tapsell reports on the 2011 event.
jay16: hello i've recently returned to the hobby i mainly build motor bikes from the 60's-00's kit all 1/12th scale and would like to thank the fellow members at the harrow club for helping me improve my builds
Sept 12, 2017 22:16:24 GMT
dc: I'm trying to get in touch with Mike Verier, I spoke to him at the Tyneside show but I've lost the e-mail address, please could you reply Mike if you see this or pass it on to him if you know him,
Nov 5, 2017 19:14:50 GMT
modelmotab1: hello everyone. off on hols to hanoi and phuket. does anyone know if there are any model shops in either of these places?
Nov 9, 2017 16:13:42 GMT
bannyjunior: I'm trying to find the F Parts sprue for the Tamiya 1/12 Williams FW14b. Unfortunately this is no longer available from Tamiya. Help would be very gratefully received.
Nov 27, 2017 14:28:16 GMT
jeeves103: Hi, i’am Looking for instructions and decals for the old Revell HH-53 Or CH-53 USAF / MARINES in 1/48 Scale. Can anyone help please. Thank you in advance. Regards, Dave
Jan 30, 2018 10:38:10 GMT
Jason: Blog updated pop on over to theaveragemodeller.com for a read,
May 27, 2018 11:26:32 GMT
bannyjunior: Glad to report that I stumbled across this site: www.spotmodel.com who offer free copies of instructions for lots (all?) Tamiya kits - including my missing ones!
Jun 17, 2018 15:51:59 GMT
stimpy60: Does anyone know the UK contact for AMP? If there is one that is. I've just had the front clear cockpit crack on the Westland Dragonfly helicopter and want to try and source replacement parts if possible.
Jul 28, 2019 18:39:57 GMT
xvtonker: Can anyone please point in the right direction for ordering kits from Big Die Scale Models? Thanks...
Dec 25, 2019 11:31:26 GMT
dave82820: I am building a roden mohawk jov. I have had a accident with the top canopy, I have a small crack in it. I need a replacement for it. I have tried to contact roden @ firstname.lastname@example.org have not had any response. Can you please give me some advice on how to
Feb 12, 2020 19:05:08 GMT
kfirfae: Joined recently. Been stashing kits for years. Time to start building! A few years ago I purchased several lots/old kits off ebay. Need Instructions for the following 1/72 kits; Heller Alouette III, Airfix Coursair II, Hobbycraft Beaver.
Mar 16, 2020 18:00:14 GMT
josef: To kfirfae: Maybe late ... I have tutorials for Beaver HC and Allouette Heller
Aug 1, 2020 15:06:20 GMT
nobodysignificant: Anybody got a spare Airfix 1/72 Handley Page Victor K2/SR2 Decal no.18 please?
Sept 1, 2020 9:05:58 GMT
Uncle sage: Has anybody got a spare 1/48 scale cockpit canopy for a airfix stuka dive bomber Iv built the model but the canopy fell on floor and accidently got stood on and crushed other than that the model is complete thx
Jun 14, 2021 20:59:49 GMT
Uncle sage: Has anybody built the italia 1/72 Wellington. I am in the process I must say the assembly of the front and rear gun turrets is the hardest job iv done on a model in over 40 years I spent hours assembling just 1 turret.
Jun 24, 2021 23:33:17 GMT
yogibaird: Hello. New to all this but looking for copy of May/june 1990 magazine re Tamiya 1/25 Centurion.Finally got hold of kit - being able to find my magazine as well after 30 years is being optimistic. Just hope someone else is more organised. Thanks.
Sept 15, 2022 22:26:48 GMT
bootneck: Hello all, I want to scratchbuild a Bedford OL [LWB] truck in 1:35 scale; however, I am struggling to find a diagram of the chassis layout. Can anyone please help with a drawing, blueprint or scan?
Sept 21, 2022 15:51:28 GMT