January, 2014


1977 Copersucar FD04, Hoffmann (FDS 1:43)

kits painted and half assembled

I won this old, and now very rare, FDS model on eBay a few years back. It is Emerson Fittipaldi’s Copersucar FD04 Formula One car from the first half of the 1977 season. It was advertised as a built model in need of some TLC as various parts had broken off. .

Audi TT Coupe (Welly 1:24)

The completed model. The photo is partly ruined because I failed to notice the rear tyre was not seated on the rim properly :(

A friend needed this Audi to be built quickly so it could be given as a gift. It turned into a very quick New Years Day build! She’d purchased the kit from an Aldi supermarket about a year ago where it carried a RRP of under $10. It’s made by the Hong Kong based Welly Diecast Company in 1:24 scale. The metal body is already painted, as is the detail on many of the plastic parts. The kit only required assembly. This is a basic budget model that offers outstandingRead More