Reasons Why Model Kit Making is good for Your Brain

A model builder working on a model

Model kit making is an activity that has been around for centuries. It helps develop various skills that are required in life and can be beneficial to both children and adults alike.  Here are some of the benefits of model kit making: 1. Improves Fine Motor Skills Model kit making requires fine … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 1 of 4

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 1 of 4

Model building is an art form that involves replicating real-life objects. The idea is to get as close as possible to being able to tell the difference between a model and its real counterpart. Let’s now take you through some of the basic principles of model building, how to get started with … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 2 of 4

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 2 of 4

While hobby model building has been around for a very long time, it’s still one that seems to keep growing. Thousands of individuals and groups all over the world build models from all kinds of kits available on the market today.  The process of building a model building is a lot like … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 3 of 4

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 3 of 4

Important Tips for Model Building Model building is a great hobby for adults and kids alike. It can be a fun way to get creative, improve your hand-eye coordination, and even exercise your brain! If you’re new to model building, the process can seem overwhelming at first. However, with these tips from … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 4 of 4

A Beginner’s Guide to Model Building: Part 4 of 4

Model Building tools for Advanced Builders At this stage, you are probably already pretty familiar with the basic tools available for model building. So, let’s jump right into which advanced tools can be used to help you do an even better job at building professional models! 1. Alligator Clips for Model Building … Read more

The Guide to Paper Airplane Kits

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What can be better for your kids than giving lesser screen time and more creative toys that spark their intelligence and triggers their interest in building things? Creative play is extremely beneficial for kids and adults alike. It enhances the motor skills, coordination of all senses, and mental capacity. Origami is also … Read more

The Importance of Good Lighting When Photographing Hobby Models

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Modeling is one of the most common hobbies all over the world. Modeling means creating different types of items such as action figures, building models, robot models, car models, and many other things as well. While modeling may seem easy, it gets quite tricky to get the right pictures for any model … Read more

Having Fun with the Lego City Passenger Train

Having Fun with the Lego City Passenger Train

Despite having the opportunity to be with the family due to lockdowns, missing the outside world for long periods can sometimes be stressful and depressing, especially for kids. Now more than ever, we need to come up with several different ways to stay sane while being forced to stay at home to … Read more

Review of the Bachmann Trains Chattanooga Electric Train Set

Chattanooga Model Train

If you like realistic train sets, this one is a great item to collect or play with. The Bachmann Trains Chattanooga Electric Train Set captures the energy and excitement of train travel on the famous Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railroad. This train set is a realistic replica of an old steam … Read more

Beginner’s Complete Guide to Model Trains and Our Top 5 Picks

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Introduction Model trains are life-like and small versions of real trains and building accurate and detailed layouts is an enjoyable hobby and a satisfying experience. Model trains and tracks can vary in size, style and shapes with average prices varying from $20 to a whopping $1,200. As a general rule of thumb, … Read more

The History of Bachmann Trains

H0 Scale Bachmann Spectrum center cab switcher.

Bachmann Trains is a product of Bachmann Industries, which is headquartered in Hong Kong and specializes in model railroading. Originally, it was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and today happen to be a part of the Kader Group. Over the years, Bachmann Trains have gained a lot of popularity across the world for … Read more

What are Heritage Railways?

A locomotive enroute to its destination

Heritage railways is a railway system that has been preserved to depict the history of railways. Although the historical railway infrastructure has been taken over by modern railway systems, the efforts to preserve and maintain railways of the past continue even today. Furthermore, historical characteristics such as the water cranes, hand-operated points, … Read more