Model Kits of Famous Robots

Model Kits of Famous Robots

Plastic model kit assembly is a popular hobby. It is meticulous, detailed, and time-consuming, but it is a worthwhile activity. After hours of gluing, fitting parts, and painting, you have a scale model of your favorite character, automobile, or plane. Robot models are particularly popular right now as a result of franchises … Read more

Models Kits Kids Can Build Without Adult Supervision

Models Kits Kids Can Build Without Adult Supervision

With television, video games, and iPads, some children don’t have many opportunities to create things with their own hands. Making model kits can teach people how to build cars, planes, jeeps, and other vehicles. Furthermore, there is a lot of satisfaction in building something yourself. Six years old is an ideal age … Read more

Is Spray Paint Safe for Plastic Models?

Is Spray Paint Safe for Plastic Models?

Latex, acrylic, and oil-based paints can be used to paint various plastic surfaces. You will get more durable, glossy, and smoother-looking finishes with oil-based paint. Spray paints sold in hobby stores are specially designed for plastic models, with a “cool” chemical composition that is safe for delicate plastic parts. Paints sold in … Read more

What Type of Models Are Made by Metal Earth?

What Type of Models Are Made by Metal Earth?

When I pick up a Metal Earth model kit, one of the first things I look for is the “skill level” listed on the package. You’ll almost certainly find this on all newer kits, but you might not if you have an older one. Some people refer to these as “difficulty levels.” … Read more

Finding Metal Models

Model kit plane

Model construction is a hobby in which you create models using materials from a kit or your own supplies. Plastic is perhaps the most common material, but metal models are also popular. Metal models are more flexible than plastic models, but they are also more fragile. The metal parts are simple to … Read more

How Are Resin Model Kits Made?

Model kit young

Resin kits differ from the styrene kits you’re probably familiar with. Instead of polystyrene, these models are built of resin. Also, the methods of manufacture are substantially different. Resin kits aren’t mass-produced in the same way that plastic kits are. Which is one of the reasons they are more expensive. You’ll sometimes … Read more