In today's hustle and bustle life, many people often lose track of the importance of having a hobby outside of working and caring for a family. We're always caught up in the projects at work and our family life, and often lose sight of the importance of devoting a few hours a week to something that we enjoy doing.There are numerous benefits to having a hobby, including health benefits and emotional support. In this post, we’ll discuss our five favorite benefits of having a hobby.Improve Yo … read more
One of the things that attracts so many hobbyists to scale modeling is the fact that you can start with thousands of pieces, some basic tools, and from that, bring something truly incredible to life! Not only is it fun to work on a project, it’s also rewarding to see the final product. But there’s more to model building than throwing some plastic or wooden pieces together with glue and then slopping on a coat of paint. So, to help any modeler in need, we’ve put together these tips to help … read more
Thanks to everyone who joined us at AAA Hobbies for our seminar on Weathering Military Models, hosted by Jack Lynch. We had a great time and look forward to seeing everyone soon!
As always model aircraft were some of the best-selling plastic model kits of 2016. This year we saw an increase in new tooling from some old and new manufacturers, culminating in a “year in review” that is hard to beat. Aircraft modelers of all ages have been stupefied by the quality of some of these new kits. Below are the seven top-selling model aircraft kits of 2016. Which ones do you have?1/32 Cessna L-19/O1 Bird Dog (Roden, ROD619)Used by the US Air Force for over two decades, the Bir … read more
As in any year, model cars again proved to be one of the most popular categories in the hobby industry. This year was extra special, as we saw a large quantity of fantastic new kits introduced (or re-introduced) to the market. Below we list out Top 7 Model Cars of 2016 (by number sold). Click on the titles to see each car's product page. Which ones do you have?1/25 1983 Hurst Oldsmobile (Revell-Monogram, RMX4317)The fifth and last generation of Hurst Oldsmobiles were offered in 1983 and 1984. B … read more