“Diebels Alt” shell finished

As ever, I am in complete awe of the skill of Tamiya’s craftsmen. The shell itself (originally released 25 years ago) and the extensive sticker set are all expertly done. My own painting and stickering skills are pretty poor – but aside from a couple of small mistakes, I’m pleased. It will look awesome on […]

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“Scale” racing revisited

Some of the best racing I have done has been with “scale” RC cars, and in particular with the Tamiya Mini. Unfortunately, the opportunities to do this can be pretty limited. My local club (Bristol Model Car Club) usually has a heat of Minis, but a lot of clubs don’t, and it is rare to […]

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First run “barefoot”

Expected it to hurt like hell. Didn’t hurt at all – even though 90% of the 5k route was on tarmac! For reference – these are Merrell Vapor Glove 2 with 0 drop  0 stack – just a sole and an upper. Bargain from Amazon and delivered in under 24 hours!

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