Making the Unreal Real ... One Sprue at a Time

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Sorry, this is taking a little longer than anticipated but looking to have thing sorted by mid-August. Fingers crossed.
SFMuk Admin 6 hours ago
An update. I have a decal supplier working on the Thunderbird 6 decals right now.  I expect to have a test set in a few weeks. I will post... More
Quick update- basic flat colours on the figure. Film stills have the waistcoat/tie as a lighter grey but I think dark grey/black to match the...
They had 2 Babylon 5 STARFURY kits. £50 the pair.....was on the way over to get them and some bugger got there first...........:(
 Quote from Marten Richens Man, this is one hell of a build. Outstanding job! Eh up marten,cheers buddy it's an epic build so far.its... More
Small update http://www.antsnest.net/blog/?p=420 Should have this on display at SmallSpace this sunday!
Glad you got this sorted as I still hadn't got round to uploading them for you. Looks great, very earthy textures!
Check out the viral Thunderbirds pro-mo for the series next year. Can't wait.
Hi Folks I know I've been dark for a while (still fighting the drop ship), but I thought I should post this as I'm sure there will be someone... More
Randy Bowen's Decapitator, boxed with a tiny bit of work done (teeth replaced) £80
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvpi5yw-VXkWe're running a video build blog of the Stasis Pod on YouTube. Part 1 is all about preparing the resin...
Now there's a thought! Been asked to make it like Elsa's ice palace, hence the blue colour. Final colour will be a little bit lighter. Probably...
Alun Jun 24
Nice work so far Pete.

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What You Get There have been 2 other models released by Airfix which tie-in with the Wallace and Gromit shorts, namely the airplane and the motorbike and sidecar, both from "A... more
Building The MasterBlaster From Mad Max: Beyond Thunderd ome. Back in 1985 I committed a crime, nothing major but a crime nonetheless. Along with a friend from school I sneaked in ... more
So I treated myself with a little bit of Christmas money. I have wanted to really try and stretch my painting ability to the limit and I have had my eye on this model for a long ti... more
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