SCGMC 2017

This past Saturday was the Southern California Gundam Modeling Competition (SCGMC) put on by a group of mecha modelers known as Those Gundam Guys. This was the seventh year for the event and the first time that I have attended. Of all the great builds on display, this is the one that stood out the

A new non-gunpla project in mind

I recently went and saw the Space Shuttle Endeavour on display at the California ScienCenter in Los Angeles. To say I was awe-struck, would be an understatement. It also rekindled the love I had for the Space Shuttle program from when I was much younger. It was days away from my ninth birthday when Columbia

Something else I enjoy, carnivorous plants.’

I know that this blog is technically about my model building projects, but I have discovered a great amount of enjoyment in the world of carnivorous plants. I enjoy it so much, I have several small planters indoors and out. I have resently planted my most ambitious planter yet that started out with 10 different

Weekly Build Update – 16JUL17

This past week has mostly centered around the masking of the yellow paint on the shoulders and shield. Originally, I used Tamiya masking tape. No matter what I did I could not get the tape to stay in place. I ended up using some Microscale Micro Mask liquid masking fluid. Early on it seems to

Weekly Build Update – 07/09/17

Have not really been that active at the workbench this week. It has been rather warm and humid as of late. I did get the first round of painting done on the Gundam Deathscythe. I then started masking for the next shade of grey. And because I am a slightly twisted soul. I have to

Need to get back to updating this blog

The toughest part of this blog is updating it on a regular basis. After giving it some thought, I think I have come up with a plan. Basically, I plan to post an update once a week with what I have been working on the week before. Now let’s see if I can do this.