Video: Model World Maffra

Have you been to The Maffra Shed? The one that houses a huge 3,500 piece model collection that can be viewed by the public? I went earlier this year and this is what I found.

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Video: Building Mansell’s Ferrari

This video is my FULL BUILD of Tameo’s 1/43 scale white metal kit of the Ferrari 640/F189 from the 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix, covering everything from initial parts clean up and test fitting, to paint, assembly & final touches.

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VIDEO: Building Tamiya’s Tyrrell 023

Tyrrell’s 023 Yamaha F1 racer from 1995 didn’t do much on track, but it wasn’t a bad looking car. This video is the first of two that shows my build of Tamiya’s 1:20 scale plastic kit.

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Rally Car Collection Review

The models in the DeAgostini Rally Car Collection were delivered via post every two weeks. This video takes a look at every piece that made up the full collection.

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Model Expo 2022

Model Expo returned with a vengeance last weekend with what was probably the largest model show ever seen in Australia.

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Unboxing Hasegawa’s New Lotus

Hasegawa has released a new Limited Edition run of its Lotus 79, but as a “Detail Up Version” with photo etch and lots of extra parts. Here’s a video of what’s in the box!

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Models For Sale

I’ve got quite a few models for sale from my private collection, a mixture of diecast and kits, road and race cars, in various scales. This video gives a quick run through of what’s on the table.

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Phillip Island Plastic Model Show

I headed to the Phillip Island Plastic Model Show at Cowes last week. There were some great builds spread through the show, plus a handful of truly spectacular pieces. Here’s a slideshow of some of what was on display.

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Happy Little Vegemite!

A Vegemite EH Holden panel van will be the highlight for many in the latest edition of Classic Carlectables Newsletter. It’s the second in CC’s Tastes of Australia series, after the red Arnotts’ Biscuits EH Panel Van last year.

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More Mustangs from Authentics

Authentic Collectables has released another batch of 1/43 scale Ford Mustangs from the Australian Supercars Championship – and they’re looking pretty good! Here’s my video review.

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Castlemaine Model Auto Show

I ventured up towards Bendigo on the long weekend to have a look at the Castlemaine Model Auto Show at Autopia. Here’s what I found – it’s not just models!

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Build Diary: 1995 Tyrrell 023 Yamaha (Tamiya, 1:20)

Considering the disaster that happened mid-way through the build, it’s a small miracle this model made it to completion. It was initially to be an out-of-box build but I ended up adding some plumbing, wiring and carbon fibre. And just to prove I’m crazy, I used the kit’s decals for the blue livery…

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