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How To Start Building A Plastic Model Kit

How To Start Building

A   Plastic Model Kit.

Some of the Tools- Equipment needs To build a Plastic Model Kit.

  1. Glue.
  2. Knife (For cutting)
  3. Paint Brushes.
  4. Masking Tape.
  5. Paints.

To Build a Plastic Model Kits.

The Plastic Model Kit I am using in this Demo, is a Airplane.


I Have my kit.

About my Plastic Model Kit.

The Douglas TBD Devastator was an American torpedo bomber of the United States Navy, ordered in 1934, it first flew in 1935 and entered service in 1937. At that point, it was the most advanced aircraft flying for the Navy and possibly for any navy in the world. However, the fast pace of aircraft development quickly caught up with it, and by the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the TBD was already outdated.

Cost. $11.80

Scale is 1/72  AIRFIX model.

Name of Airplane is: DOUGLAS TBD-1 DEVASTATOR NoA02034.

Skill Level 2.airfix3 airfix02

airfixairfix2Air Plane Plastic Models.

What is in your box is above no Paints or Glue.

On your piece of paper in the box it has assembly Instruction.

Plastic Model Kit.

Study drawings and practice assembly before cementing parts  together.

Carefully scrape plating and paint from cementing surfaces. All parts are numbered.

Paint Small parts before assembly.

To apply decals cut sheet as required, dip in warm water for a few seconds, slide off backing into position shown. Use in conjunction with box artwork.

Not appropriate for children under 36 months of age, Due to the presence of small detachable parts.

Paint  colours required.

Numbers are. 11, 24, 33, 19.25, 64

I hope you enjoyed this little demo on How To Start Building A Plastic Model Kits.


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Dragon Plastic Model Kits


6114 1/35 Sd.kfz 2 Kleines Ketten Krad w/Puppchen

Dragon Plastic Model Kits.

We do have an Australian Wholesale  Supplier for Dragon Model kits. As you should be able to understand, we can not have the whole range of Dragon Models in stock. If you want certain  Dragon Kits give us the number and we will try our best to get it for you.

What is Black Label?

It’s a whole new line being marketed independently of Dragon or Cyber-Hobby kits. The result will be reduced prices for big items in this new line.

Dragon 3548 Dragon 3548 1/35 M103A1 Heavy Tank $105.00


Dragon 7484 1/72 M65 Atomic Annie Gun, Heavy Motorized 280mm $110.00


No 7499 1/72 Sd.Kfz.171 Panther A Early Production $39.00


No 3554

No 3554 1/35 British Armored Car Saladin Mk.2 $120.00

1/35 British Armored Car Saladin Mk.2


No 3555 1/35 British Heavy Tank Conqueror – “Black Label Series” $110.00


No 7141.

No 71/700 U.S.S. Zumwalt DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer


No 1027

10271/350 U.S.S. Livermore DD-429 1942

No 7064

1/700 U.S.S. Antietam CV-36


No 4632

1/144 PLA WZ-10 Attack Helicopter 武直-1


No6599 1/35 Flakpanzer T-34r – Smart Kit



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Tamiya Military

Tamiya Military

1/48 Scale Military Plastic  Model Kit .

1/35 Scale Military Plastic Model Kits.

All in Stock. For More Information on Plastic Model Kits.

Tamiya 32506.

1/48 Scale Military Model Kit German VW Schwimmwager.

Tamiya 32506 1/48 Scale


Tamiya No 32533.

1/48 Scale German Kettenkraftrad W/Aircraft

Tamiya 32533

Tamiya 32550.

1/48 Scale German Sd.Kfz.250/3 Greif WWII

Tamiya 32550

Tamiya No 35343.

German Africa Corps Luftwaffe Artillery Crew Set.

Item No: 35343

Tamiya 35151

1/35 Scale German Sdkfz Stuka Zu Fuss

Tamiya 35151

Tamiya 35322.

1/35 Scale M1 Super Sherman Kit

Tamiya 35322

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Tamiya 35345.

Tamiya 30057.      1/35 Model Kit WWI British Tank MK

Tamiya 35246.     1/35 German Famo and Tank Transporter

Tamiya 35348.     1/35Russian Self-Propelled Gun SU-76M

Tamiya 35324.      1/35 Iraqi Tank T-55 “Enigma”

Tamiya 35349.     1/35    French Light Tank AMX-13

Tamiya 35327.     1/35Russian Tank BT-7 Model 1937

Tamiya 32533.  1/48  German Kettenkraftrad w/Aircraft Power Supply

Tamiya 35115   1/35 German Sd.kfz. 250/9 from Japan

Tamiya 35337.  1/35 British Paratroopers w/Small Motorcycle

Tamiya 32584.  1/48 Tank Kit WWII German Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.H

Tamiya 32582.   1/48 WWII British Tank Destroyer M10 IIC

Tamiya 32566.   1/48 Sd.Kfz. 251:1 Stuka Zu Fuss Rocket Launcher

Tamiya 32585     1/48 German 3Ton 4×2 Cargo Truck

Tamiya 32586      1/48 German Transport Vehicle HORCH Type 1a w/ 6-Figure from Japan

Tamiya 32580.   1/48 German 6×4 Towing Truck Kfz.69 w/3.7cm Pak

Tamiya 32550.  1/48 German Sd.Kfz.250/3 Greif WWII

Tamiya 32578. 1/48  German Motorcycle & Sidecar

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Tamiya 61095  1:48 FOCKE WULF Fw190 A8/A8R2

Tamiya 61095  1:48 FOCKE WULF Fw190 A8/A8R2

The Fw190 is generally considered by historians as one of the best fighters of its generation

Highly detailed 1/48 scale assembly model kit of the Focke-Wulf Fw190, a World War II single-seat, single-engine fighter of the German Luftwaffe.

The Fw190 is generally considered by historians as one of the best fighters of its generation.

Often called the “Butcher-bird” by Allied pilots, the 190 was a fighter aircraft that inspired both fear and respect by those who encountered it in combat.

Originally developed by Kurt Tank to serve as backup for the highly successful Messerschmitt Bf109, the Focke-Wulf 190 quickly proved itself as a highly capable frontline fighter aircraft, and before long, thousands of Fw190s were fighting alongside Messerschmitt 109s over skies of Europe.

Over 20,000 Focke-Wulf 190 of all variants were produced by Germany in the Second World War, and some of the Luftwaffe’s most successful fighter aces in World War II flew the Fw190.

The A Series Fw190 was the original short-nose design, and the type was fitted with a variety of BMW radial engines and armed with four machine guns (two fuselage-mounted & two wing-root mounted) and two wing-mounted 20 mm cannons.

Some 6,000 ground attack variants of the Fw190 (the F and G models) were also produced and utilized with success by the Luftwaffe, a testament to the type’s versatility.

This 1/48 scale assembly kit by Tamiya depicts the A-8/R2 model Fw190, which were fitted with an improved BMW 801 D-2 or the 801Q radial engine, the C3-injection system, a new paddle-bladed wooden propeller, an improved bubble canopy design, and improved armament.

Features: High-quality assembly kit display model of the Focke-Wulf Fw190 A-8/R2.

Length: 219mm, Width: 190mm.

Two sets of gun fairing parts included to depict both early and late production A-8 variants. Armored canopy and armor panel stickers included to accurately depict the A-8/R2.

Two types of propellers included.

Includes 1 pilot figure and 5 types of accurate markings.

Model kit – Requires Construction & Painting

 Glue and Paints NOT supplied

In Stock  Priced  $49.90.

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Tamiya 61092  1/48 Airplane MITSUBISI Ki-46 III Type

Tamiya 61092.

1/48 Airplane MITSUBISI Ki-46 III Type 100 Command Recon Plane Dinah Model 

This Aircraft was used by the Japanese Army in WWII.

Also Known by its Japanese Designation of  Hyakushiki Shireibu, Teisatsuki or Type 100 Command Reconnaissance Aircraft.

Ki-46 (Allied reporting name “Dinah”) was a strategic reconnaissance Aircraft used by the Japanese Army in WWII.

This kit depicts the Ki-46 III variant, which was powered by two 1,500hp Ha-112-II Kinsei-kai engine and was capable of a maximum speed of 630km/h.

The streamlined canopy is precisely reproduced with six clear parts and the cockpit interior features details such as the instrument panel,rudder pedals, and camera equipment.

Parts for two types of propellers and spinners  as well as two crew  figures are includes.

On 12 December 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force issued a specification to Mitsubishi for a long-range strategic reconnaissance aircraft to replace the Mitsubishi Ki-15.

Role Twin-engine Reconnaissance aircraft.
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
First flight November 1939
Introduction July 1941
Retired September 1945
Primary user Imperial Japanese Army Air Force.
Number built 1,742

 This Plastic Model kit is in stock Priced $55.00

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Tamiya 61060 1/48 Republic F-84G Thunderjet USAF .

Tamiya No 61060.

 1/48 Republic F-84G Thunder jet USAF .

The USAF Fighter F-84 Thunder jet reached production in 1947.

With development project beginning at the end of WWII in 1944.

This kit reproduces the G version, first produced in 1951.

This jet played an important role as a fighter/bomber in Korean War.

This early jet with its characteristic straight wings has been accurately reproduced. The fuselage front upper panel can be mounted in either the opened or closed position revealing the nose machineguns and making this model even more realistic. Flaps and airbrakes can also be mounted in either opened or closed position.

The plane can be assembled without fuel tanks on wing tips. The kit also features parts for replication of 500 pound bombs, underwing tanks, RATO (Rocket Assisted Take-Off) as well as pilot figure. Decals for 3 different sets of markings are also included.

In Stock Priced at $45.90.

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Tamiya  No 61050  1/48 Scale Messerschmitt BF 109E E-3

Tamiya  No 61050 

1/48 Scale Messerschmitt BF 109E E-3

The Messerschmitt Bf109E was one of the best fighters of the early WW2 period, on a par with the British Spitfire.

About the Messerschmitt Bf109 E-3

Most Famous and Successful German Aircraft.

Without a doubt, the Messerschmitt Bf109 can be claimed as the most famous and successful German aircraft from the WW2.


It was the world’s most advanced fighter at the time of its debut in 1936, and remained as the standard fighter for the Luftwaffe throughout the conflict.

Designer Willi Messerschmitt.

Created by the brilliant designer Willi Messerschmitt, it had the smallest possible airframe built around the most powerful engine available.

It also boasted many of the then innovative features such as an all metal stressed skin construction, retractable main landing gear, automatic Handley-Page leading edge slats, etc.


The Bf109 saw first combat during the Spanish Civil War and fully demonstrated its exceptional maneuverability, inherited from its precedent Bf108 Taifun (Typhoon) multi-purpose sports plane.


The Bf109 underwent numerous improvement throughout its career, and mass production of the E variant started late in 1939.

Within one year, about 2,000 “E” aircraft were rolled out.

Its excellent performance greatly contributed in the active service of German pilots at the Western Front and during the “Battle of Britain”.

The E-3 version used an improved Daimler-Benz DB601Aa engine capable of 1,100 h.p. output. This engine had provision for mounting a 20mm MG FF cannon on the crankcase and firing through the propeller hub.

In Stock. Priced $37.50

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Tamiya Aircraft Series

Tamiya Aircraft Series

The air craft series features some of the most famous aircraft in the world.

With small cockpit and engine details are accurately reproduced, rubber tires and extensive use of metal parts enhance the durability and realism of the landing gear.

Some models also incorporate movable parts.

1/32 scale Plastic Model –Vought F4U-1 Corsair – “Birdcage”

Tamiya 60324.

Tamiya 61050  1/48 Scale Messerschmitt BF 109E E-3

Tamiya 61060 1/48 Republic F-84G Thunderjet USAF .

 Tamiya 61092 1/48 Airplane MITSUBISI Ki-46 III Type 

Tamiya 61094  1/48 Brewster B-339 Buffalo “Pacific Theater”

Tamiya 61095  1:48 FOCKE WULF Fw190 A8/A8R2 

Tamiya 61097   1/48 German Heinkel He162 A2 Salamander SDA 

Tamiya 61102  1/48 F-16C (Block 32/52) “Thunderbirds”

Tamiya 61103     1/48 Mitsubishi A6M5/5a Zero – Fighter (Zeke)

Tamiya 61113  1/48  Ilyushin IL-2 Shturmovik 

Tamiya 61607  1/100 USN Vietnam Era LTV A-7A Corsair 

All of the above Models are in Stock.

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Tamiya- 61085

Tamiya- 61085 Plastic Model Kit 1/48 Scale Series.

Vought F4U-1D Corsair w/ Moto-Tug

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About the Vought F4U-1D Corsair w/ Moto-Tug

Tamiya Aircraft Kit 61085

Following the successful release of the 1/48 Messerschmitt Me262 A-2a w/ Kettenkraftrad, Tamiya is proud to present yet another aircraft/ground vehicle set: the 1/48 scale F4U-1D Corsair (Item 61061) with the all new 1/48 “Moto Tug.”

This kit is perfect for designing the ultimate U.S. Navy Scene Diorama. Aircraft Tug or “Moto-Tug” tractors, as they were nicknamed, and were manufactured by Ford.

The Ferguson Company modified these vehicles for ease of application in the U.S. Navy by lowering clearance, and reducing wheel diameter to make it more compact. A protective panel was also added. The double-tire version of this vehicle was the BNO-40, the single-tire version was the BNO-25. Tow bars from Moto Tugs would attach to the rear landing gear or main landing gear struts.

These vehicles were active in towing U.S. Naval planes to runways and hangers. The kit will feature all new parts for recreation of rockets on outer section of wing, perfect for displaying in wing-folded position.

In addition to the standing pilot figure of the previous kit, a pilot figure to be assembled leaning out of the cockpit (checking towing) will be included.
This kit reproduces the double-wheel version of the “Moto-Tug” with minimal parts for ease of assembly. Currently, decals for the replication of three different planes are planned to be included in this kit.

Driver figure as well as two types of tow bars (main landing gear strut type and rear landing gear strut type) for “Moto-Tug” will also be included.

US Army employed a tow

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Tamiya’s Ferrari-1225-1/12 scale-Very Old.

Vintage. Plastic  Model Kits.

Big Scale Racing Car Series.

These 1/12 Scale Models each consist of between 300 to 500 Individual parts and offer  a unique building Experience.

Kit no 1225.

The Ferrari 1/12 Scale Model kit no 1225**4000.

In Stock.

This is a very old kit (vintage)  This model has been released again by Tamiya,  Ferrari 312B Kit No 12048.

Ready to assemble  precision model kit.

Modelling skills helpful if under 10 years of age.

Super detailed flat 12 boxer Engine.

Movable side skirt.

Semi Pneumatic Rubber Tyres.

Movable front & Rear Suspension.

Steerable front wheels.

Detachable cowling.

New Kit- Ferrari 312B Kit No 12048.

Highly detailed static display model. Classic body styling is accurately reproduced. Nose Fairing may be detached to showcase internal mechanisms including radiator and front suspension. Moveable suspension features coil springs. Steering wheel is linked to front wheels. Exquisite flat-12 cylinder engine complete with wiring. Photo-etched parts depict details such as radiator core and brake discs. High Quality Cartograf Decals Included.

Ready to assemble precision model kit.

In Stock.

Detailed scale Model for hobbyists age 14 and above.

This is not a Toy.

Model may vary from image on box.

Items needed to build this kit.

Glue, Craft Knife and Paints.



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