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How exciting is it to be told you’re getting a surprise in the mail?  It’s very exciting, especially when you know that the surprise is model kits, and that the person sending them has a pretty good read on what it is that you appreciate in a kit. Of course you out there know that […]

When it came to getting groceries, picking up the kids and hauling topsoil bags in the 1990’s, few cars were as useful as the station wagon. Long before SUVs took over, these extended car/van hybrids ruled the roads, and parking lots, of Suburbia. One such classic is the 1993 Volvo 850 Turbo Estate. This stylish […]

A lot of people were waiting a long time for the Master Grade Jegan to show up, and when it did, a lot of people jumped on it. I took a more conservative approach. I like the Jegan, but I already had a couple HGUC flavours, and I wasn’t really feeling the hype. The great […]

Not every plane can be famous. Even those that serve during a major conflict  can, if they’re not sufficiently numerous or glamorous, get forgotten about and end up in the dark, rarely seen corners of history. A perfect example of this is the Fairey Seafox. This little catapult-launched biplane was used for naval gunnery observation […]

Trying to choose among many cool things is never easy. A good example of this is choosing which of many Monza kits to buy while I’m at hobby shops. The answer there is simple; all of them. However, it’s less obvious where to start with all of them. I guess others had the same problem, […]

One of the overarching concepts in weapons design, especially so for the Russian/Soviet side of things, is what most of us know as the “KISS” principle: Keep It Simple, Stupid. While some of what we in the West were told about Soviet weapons’ crudeness was untrue, it is undeniable that most Soviet war machines definitely […]

They say you can’t get enough of a good thing. However, if good things are in short supply, then you have to turn  your attention to what’s available. Thankfully, it seems that Chevy’s sporty-looking Monza 2+2 was available when it was needed! For reasons beyond current human understanding, everybody and his brother made a kit […]