November 25, 2021

Cretaceous Park

By Phil Guinozzo

It was a joy and pleasure to build and paint the Tamiya Chasmosaurus kit ! I glued small patches of actual sand to the base for texture.

Cretaceous Park 

This model kit is affordable, which isn’t the case with most models these days, and easy to build.

Cretaceous Park 

The only challenge is how one chooses to paint it. I chose the dry-brush technique combined with some translucent washes for depth.

Cretaceous Park 

November 15, 2021

Somewhere in the Solomons

by Richard Kern

PT109 was sliced in half by a Japanese destroyer in the Solomon Islands.

Somewhere in the Solomons  

Richard Kern recreated the scene in this diorama.

Somewhere in the Solomons  

The front half of the boat stayed afloat for about 12 hours before the watertight compartments started taking on water.

Somewhere in the Solomons  


Last October Hub Hobby’s old building on Broad St was demolished. Word of it being torn down spread like wildfire.

One of our customers, Jim Letten, was emailed by his friend Martin about the demolition of their childhood hang-out.

The subject line was: ROSEBUD

“Rosebud” was the dying word spoken by Orsen Welles in the movie Citizen Kane: a reference to his childhood sled – the symbol of memories of youthful innocence.

I’ve known Jim for at least 40 years and he has given us permission to publish his reply to his friends email.

Read it here

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“”Quarter Light” is copyrighted by William Wolfe and is used with his permission     

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