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Build: Goofy

Build: Goofy

It’s time for another other-side-of-the-world exclusive model build! Thanks again to Instagram’s @tomz961 for the incredible gift of sending me the three character models that are exclusive to Disneyland Shanghai. It’s been a while since I built Donald, and I promised to save Pluto for last, so I recently built Goofy. And yes, I did […]

Coming Soon: Piececool Brings a Warrior

Coming Soon: Piececool Brings a Warrior

Well, I tried to wait to see if more was coming, but they’ve not updated the site since AnimateOrange pointed out that they had half-dropped a new Model on the Piececool website. I say half-dropped, because this Er-Lang God (seriously, that’s the English name) model has one and only one photo on the product page. […]

That’s How I Knoll

That’s How I Knoll

It might be the most controversial debate among Metal Model Builders. To knoll or not to knoll. Well, assuming you know what knolling is. And I only learned the term from watching Adam Savage’s Tested show on YouTube. Knolling is the act of sorting and arranging parts of an assembly before beginning said assembly. I […]

Build: Droid Pack Duo

Build: Droid Pack Duo

Why yes, I did just build an Artoo for my 300th build. I thought I’d build the R2-D2 model from the Disney Parks exclusive Droid Pack as a quick bonus follow-up post. But as it turns out, R2-D2 and BB-8 share 4 sheets between them, and a single set of instructions, so I figured, why […]

Sneak Peek: P-40 Warhawk

Sneak Peek: P-40 Warhawk

This is why you subscribe to the Metal Earth Newsletter. You get nifty little sneak peeks from time to time, like this teaser of a P-40 Warhawk model currently in development (note the little footnote in the bottom right, where it says “not the final model”). Gotta say I’m digging the paint job with the […]

Build: Third Times a Charm!

Build: Third Times a Charm!

Build Number 300 is in the bag! That’s number 300 across all brands. At first, I was thinking I was going to do Piececool’s Black Dragon, since I’ve done Dragons for milestones before, but then I realized, I can do my third attempt at Artoo for the third-hundredth build. Kinda like I did the gold […]