Yesterdays Hero

ABOVE Fenders fitted to the Italeri Hull. The Tamiya wheels have also been fitted and were a perfect match. ABOVE The resin drive train and firewall have ABOVE Now, the drive train sits in its final ABOVE Ammunition storage tubes from Tamiya's been temporarily assembled to check for fit. position within the hull. Marder HIM were used in this project. ABOVE Figures are an essential part of a diorama, and it's important to buy the best you can afford. A good range of poses can be seen with this...

Master Replicas Atat Development Article

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Head were cast in resin, but numerous very-detailed parts were recreated in injection-moulded ABS plastic and hand-glued on separately to ensure high fidelity. The legs were produced in a very-high-strength, fibre-reinforced ABS to resist long-term deformation. An injection-moulded ABS skeleton was also installed inside the resin body to support the weight of the model, along with a machined-metal spine that extends the length of the body and through the neck and head. Areas of highest stress...

Mission Models

Tamiya Star Wars Models

TMMI is proud to present Master Replicas' amazing nineteen inch high AT-AT collectors' model, and we discover the use of some Tamiya kit parts in the creation of the original movie model BELOW The Master Replica AT-AT dominates the AMT Ertl plastic kit, released at around the time Empire Strikes Back's theatrical release. The All Terrain Armored Transport or AT-AT literally walked onto the big screen in 1980 with the release of Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back, and this titanic monstrosity...

When Porsche Comes To Shove

Tamiya Model Magazine

Tamiya's recently released 911 Turbo gets a retro paintjob TEB gt H0M UK 01525 222573 FAX UK 01525 222574 EMJUL modmagint aol.coni ADDRESS ADH Publishing. Doolittie Mill. Doolittte Lane. Totternhoe. Bedfordshire. LU6 1QX. UK Tamiya Model Magazine is published monthly by ADH Publishing. Reproduction in part or whole of any text, photograph or illustration without written permission from the publisher is strictly prohibited While due care is taken to ensure the contents ol Tamiya Model Magazine...

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Painting The Tamiya Porsche 911 Turbo

To the members of the website www.master194.com for their encouragement, and also to my wife Oksana for her patience. There is some debate as the the colour of the wings on this aircraft. The author chose to depict his model with red outer wing panels, but there is some discussion about the fact that they were in fact green, as depicted in Richard Caruana's illustrations. Also, the engine cowlings appear in fact to have been painted in grey primer, or simply taken from another aircraft that had...

Master Replicas Atat

Master Replicas

MR also obtained hundreds of check-measurements and photographs. Paint chips were also created and matched to the models to replicate the various shades of bluish- and greenish-grey seen on the miniatures. It is interesting to note here that the Star Wars filming models are generally painted much darker than they appear on screen. For instance, vehicles such as the Snowspeeder and Millennium Falcon appear almost-white on film and in publicity photos. However, much of these models' dark-grey...