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The Bosozoku Bike Is Finished!

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The Bosozoku style Honda Hawk is finally finished, and now I can properly move on to 2020's projects.

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Lining up the projects for 2020

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For someone selling models and modelling accessories, I don't get anywhere near enough models built.

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The Bosozoku Bike Build continues

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It's been a while since the last instalment of this build report. Mostly because I've been neglecting it.   Painting the tank took more masking than I'd ever done before. I'm happy with the lotus flowers that resulted, though I am showing you the side where a section of paint didn't lift off with the tape and require bodging with a brush. Also shown in the last photo are the Croc Jaw foot pegs. Future builds will likely use a higher proportion of Spinneyworld products, but this one only features the pegs and the Ape Hanger handlebars.   The bike...

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Introducing the Early Adopter Discount

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The Early Adopter Discount, active from today, is a scheme to help me launch new products, and an opportunity for you to get them for less, if you grab them soon enough. Think of it as a rolling, in-store, Kickstarter scheme. The discount applies from the time a new product is listed, until the first batch is delivered. Qualifying products get a discount of 20%. You'll have to wait a little longer for delivery, but you'll be amongst the first to get the model, and I'll be able to expand my range. This is an automatic discount, applied to qualifying...

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Unboxing Italeri's 1:24th Land Rover Fire Truck

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You wait for years for a 1:24th scale Land Rover kit to be released or reissued, then two come along at once. Well, almost at once. The Italeri model is out now, with a Revell kit expected in September. I'll be buying both, and measuring them up for components and add ons. I've already done a roof rack for Italeri's 1:35th kit, I ought to do one for its big brother. The Italeri arrived today, and I did a quick unboxing and took some photos. Check out the gallery embedded below, or click through to Flickr. Sorry for the blur...

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