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Super Dimensional Fortress

Super Dimensional Fortress

Update: “Super Dimensional Fortress” In a previous blog I mentioned that I had lost, but then found the “Super Dimensional Fortress”spacecraft ship (aka SDF-1 Macross). In this blog I will share the completion of this spacecraft ship; and include a similar model, in ‘attack mode’ by IMAI – the “Macross […]

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LOST TV Series Update

LOST TV Series Update

LOST TV Series is Coming Back in February 2010: Today, ABC announced the premiere date of the sixth and final season of LOST. It will return on February 2, 2010 with a special all evening event. The night will begin with a recap episode from 8 to 9PM, followed by […]

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Tribute: Fallen Soldiers

Tribute: Fallen Soldiers

Every year on November 11th, I like to remember soldiers and others from all countries who have fallen fighting for freedom, peace and righteousness; and those brave soldiers whom are presently serving. My mom’s father fought in the First World War as a British soldier, and my father fought in […]

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System Fortress Isle Diorama

System Fortress Isle Diorama

Approximately two months have flown by since my last blog on my model projects. I am presently working on several. I just finished another Island Diorama. It was fun …hope you enjoy it also! Comments are always welcome! SYSTEM FORTRESS – SOUTH ATARIA ISLAND –28 MACROSS SERIES –an ARII Plastic […]

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Skynet’s Giant Robo

Skynet’s Giant Robo

GIANT ROBO 1 SR (Super Robot Series No.3) by SKYNET This Giant Robo model figure is from Japan. It is based on the original Giant Robo character by Tokusatsu. I do not know a lot about this character. All the model directions are in Japanese. Plus there is not a […]

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Silver Surfer Sculpture

Silver Surfer Sculpture

The Silver Surfer: The Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) is a Marvel Comics Superhero created by Jack Kirby. The character first appears in Fantastic Four #48 (March 1966), the first of a three-issue arc that fans and historians call “The Galactus Trilogy”. Fantastic Four No.48 Originally a young astronomer of the […]

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Thunderbirds Secret Base

Thunderbirds Secret Base

Update on the completion of my Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base – TracyIsland Model Kit by IMAI: A way back in January of 2008 in my blog Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.13 I detailed the making of the above model’s Tracy Island. I just got around to paint finishing […]

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Scopedog Army Painting

Scopedog Army Painting

My Votoms Scopedog Army: In Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.36 I discussed Scopedogs in detail. When I had time, I assembled and primed quite a few of them in White ready for painting and detailing. I also previously mentioned these figures in Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.59. A […]

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Tyrannosaurus Rex Detailing

Tyrannosaurus Rex Detailing

When you think about size and a Tyrannosaurus Rex – think jaws! T-Rex’s four feet long jaws had 50 – 60 thick, bone-crunching teeth, which were over 9″ long. That’s about the size of a big banana. One T-Rex was found with 13″ long teeth. This guy could eat up […]

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Star Wars – Battle of Hoth Diorama

Star Wars – Battle of Hoth Diorama

Yes! The fires are out in the Okanagan Valley – it’s a little cooler, we finally had a day of rain, and a beautiful evening …back to the arts! ****************** Star Wars “Battle of Hoth Diorama by AMT ERTL (Stock # 8743 copyright: 1995 Lucasfilm Ltd.) From the movie: Star […]

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