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Build: Drum Set

Build: Drum Set

I may have had a little too much fun with the inclusion of Chewie here. I mean, I do try to include one photo with him in every post, as a way for people to get a sense of the size of the models (it took me a while to figure out an internationally appropriate […]

BAM! Exclusive Hogwarts Express?

BAM! Exclusive Hogwarts Express?

Say what? My inside source shared a few details about this new exclusive Harry Potter model that’s going to be coming to Books-A-Million this fall (October-ish? Also, possibly appearing at Second and Charles, part of the Books-A-Million family). I was a bit surprised, because it seemed like my local BAM was clearing out their Metal […]

What About Other Brands?

What About Other Brands?

When it comes to metal model brands, I started with Metal Earth. If you’ve found this blog, it’s likely that you did as well. But what about the other brands that are out there? What about the sub-brands? And international brands? Knock-offs? Quality? This post is going to be my attempt to answer some of […]

Build: Sundial Bridge

Build: Sundial Bridge

I don’t know about you, but it’s nice to sit down with a quick and easy build every once in a while. Unfortunately, I got myself into a pickle in that regards by not having any of those, until this Sundial Bridge model came in the mail this last weekend. I picked up this little […]

Rumor Mill / Pending Models

Rumor Mill / Pending Models

Rumored, teased, unconfirmed, myth, legend… this is a list of those models we’ve got very little info on, but hope to see soon. For example, the Lord of the Rings location models teased over a year ago. I’ve decided to create this post, and update it as needed, so we don’t lose track of, or […]

We Are Toughest On Ourselves

We Are Toughest On Ourselves

In the metal model building community, there is one axiom that holds very true, and maybe it’s just model building, or crafting in general. That axiom is that we are our own toughest critics. We see every mistake, and it grows exponentially in our minds, comparable to our successes, especially as time passes. Case in […]

Build: Apollo CSM with LM

Build: Apollo CSM with LM

I’ll start off by admitting that I had to google the acronyms in the name of this model to make sure I got this right: this is a model of the Command and Service Module and attached Lunar Module (originally designate the Lunar Excursion Module). And let me tell you, this is a gorgeous and […]