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Leonardo da Vinci Catapult Wooden Model Kit

Catapults were first invented in Ancient Greek and Roman times, however our common idea of them is based on drawings we have from the Medieval Ages. Leonardo redesigned the catapult around 1485, and used the springlike energy stored in bent wood to give power to the swing arm. The catapult...


Bandai 1/48 Snowspeeder Rogue Two

A small, wedge-shaped vehicle, the Alliance snowspeeder was a two-person craft, with a pilot and a rear-facing tailgunner with a speed of 1,100 kph. It had two heavy, forward-facing laser cannons and a harpoon cannon placed ahead of the tailgunner. During the Battle of Hoth, these snowspeeders used tow cables...


Bandai 1/72 Y-Wing Fighter as Red Jammer

I share here with our loyal readers and casual organic visitors my humble version of the Y-Wing fighter ”Red Jammer”. The red Y-Wing Studio Model was never seen onscreen. For a long time it has been speculated that this was the first Y-wing -built for Star Wars- A New Hope-, but...


Bandai Ultraman Science Special Search Party Exclusive Vehicle Kit. 0205090

Ultraman (ウルトラマン Urutoraman) is a Japanese tokusatsu science fiction television series created by Eiji Tsuburaya. Ultraman is a follow-up to Ultra Q, though not technically a sequel or spin-off. The show was produced by Tsuburaya Productions and was broadcast on Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) from July 17, 1966 to April...


Revell sold to a German investment group

The bankruptcy of Hobbico has led to Revell’s assets being bought by a German investment group, listed in court documents as Blitz 18-313. It is based near Munich. Blitz also bought Hobbico Germany. The sale was approved by a U.S. bankruptcy court Friday, April 13. Sale price was $3.9 million...


Bandai 1/144 AT-AT from Star Wars Empire Strikes Back

AT-ATs drove the Empire’s assault on the Rebel base during the Battle of Hoth. The gigantic combat vehicles were air-dropped onto the snowy world, where they marched toward the command center and were met by Rebel defenses. Snowspeeders first attempted to blast the AT-ATs, but the walkers’ armor proved too...

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