Rocket Engine Underwater

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When I was a kid I loved launching model rockets.  I spent many hours building them from kits, and wrapping paper tubes, and newspaper, and one even from a cardboard tube that a rug was in.  That was a fun one, we put an “F” type engine in it, there was so much black smoke … Continued

Hyper Detailed Model

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It is well worth your time to watch the following 12 minutes of video.  You will be amazed at the level of detail you never thought possible on a plastic 1:48 scale model of the Focke-Wulf Fw-190 This was all done by Czech modler David Damek, actually, you should watch some of his other videos to … Continued

Pen Refill City

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The first question I have for this guy (or more importantly, the people who donate to him), how much are you writing that you go through entire pens?  In my entire life I don’t think I’ve used up all the ink in a standard ball-point pen.  I, like the rest of the world, usually loose … Continued

Cardboard Millennium Falcon

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What do you do with a couple dozen empty cardboard boxes?  Recycle them?  Burn them?  Landfill?  Those are all valid responses.  Professional model maker and reddit user trichner123 decided he wanted to make a scale model of The Millennium Falcon instead.  I think it was a good choice. The overall size of it is about … Continued

A Beautiful Miniatur Wunderland

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The official video of the Miniatur Wunderland is quite something to watch: 500,000 working hours to make this.  That’s ridiculous wonder.  It occupies just about 14,000 square feet of a warehouse in Hamburg Germany. 900 trains, one of them 47 feet long travel along hundreds of miles of track.  Yes, that’s hundreds of actual miles. … Continued

Basement Railroad

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The Model kind that is.  There’s just something about model railroads.  You don’t necessarily need to be a nerd to really like them, but it helps.  Kids love them, and they really are just a testimate to dedication.  Being able to play with the model trains, that’s a secondary spot of fun. Now, this isn’t … Continued

SR-71 Model

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There are model air planes, there are model jet airplanes, and then there is this model SR-71.  Complete with REAL JET ENGINES.  This thing looks frekin sick.  I mean, look at it, it doesn’t look like it should fly, but it does.  And since it’s a scale model, it’s close to what the real one … Continued

Hyper Realistic Model Airplanes

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I will admit, the miniature killer episode where they say “Hyper specific”  has gotten me using the term hyper more often.  And whats the harm there?  Especially when it’s regarding these amazing model airplanes! You can’t tell it from these pictures, but those are scale models.  Hyper detailed scale models.  Down to every last rivet.  … Continued

An RC C-17 is massive

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Anyone who’s seen a C-17, or a C-130, or any of the massive cargo planes thinks to themselves, “How does that stay up?” Well, looking at this model C-17 that is RC you have the same thoughts, at least I do anyway. It’s pretty cool, lets see a U-2, that’s what I want. {Gizmodo}

LEGO you!

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Well, for the small sum of $60,000 you can have a full sized LEGO version of you made!  Isn’t that great? Personally, I would only want it if they just gave me the peices, and made me put it together myself, i mean, wheres the fun of LEGOs if you just get the finished product, … Continued