A little about me:
I think I first saw Star Wars in the early 90’s, but it wasn’t until I got the VHS THX Mastered version that I started buying Star Wars toys. For some reason, I never wanted the Kenner figures and vehicles; they weren’t “movie accurate” in my opinion. Yet, I loved the Galoob Micro Machines. So naturally, when the AF line came out, I started collecting them. When the AF line died, I decided to collect the Titanium series to fill the gaps in my AF collection.
I didn’t start customizing anything until around 2002-
These days, with a lot of patience and encouragement (and a great online community), I am building vehicles, starships, and some completely original designs. My hope is that I will inspire other people to try their hand at models/customs and enjoy this amazingly rewarding hobby.
A little about my philosophy on scale modeling:
I started scale models with German WWII aircraft, which is a great subject with many dedicated sites and reference material. If you talk to most modelers about this or any modeling subject, you find that they like making replicas of something. These are exact duplicates of what existed, and making them accurate is what they enjoy. Now I have no problem with that at all. I think it takes a lot of skill and patience to get the number of rivets or bolt-
Therefore, I went to the sci-
I hope that more younger people will get into this hobby, and do so in a way they enjoy...regardless of how someone tells them do it.