Models for Toy Gear Magazine

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03-15-2012, 06:38 PM
my name is Alexander Leonov, I am editor-in-chief Toy Gear Magazine.
Our magazine about auto-scale modeling (bilingual - Russian and English).
In heading "From Abroad" we publish scale-models from professionals modellers not from Russia, in last magazine was Juan Layos (Madrid, Spain) with Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3.
We need one of these models for a following issue of the magazine (Ford Mustang Mach 1 (1971), Lotus Esprit S1, BMW Z8 or Aston Martin DB5).
We need photos of the model, a photos of WIP and article about construction.
There can be someone from you have this models or will want to build for magazine.
I wait for your offers.

Best regards, Alexander Leonov

03-17-2012, 06:04 AM
Super interesting.
Seems you accept paypal. But which magazines can I buy???
The first issue is from 2011. Is it still on sale??

03-17-2012, 11:14 AM
Im always open to new magazines about my hobby.
Only have one question though?
Will it be half in russian and half english or
can you order one in full english?

03-17-2012, 12:37 PM
2 allnie: The first issue of the magazine has been printed in the end of December 2011, now it on sale. The second issue of the magazine to be made ready for the press. You can buy magazine and pay through PayPal.
2 guiwee: In the first number are translated half of all articles into English, in the following number we will try to translate all articles which will be included into magazine.

03-17-2012, 05:15 PM
2 guiwee: In the first number are translated half of all articles into English, in the following number we will try to translate all articles which will be included into magazine.
- Is the MFH interview translated into English?
- Is the Alfa Romeo 33/3 the 1/24 MFH full-detail kit?

03-17-2012, 05:25 PM
I want to buy the first issue, but things are very unclear.
I get the standard paypal login - but to whom shall I send the money:banghead:
I need some help if you want to sell the magazine to me.:crying:

03-18-2012, 09:01 AM
I can vouch for these guys! Top quality issue and really nice print work. The mag is also much thicker than you would expect from any model car magazine, with lots of good pix and reference for 1:1 cars as well.

03-18-2012, 09:26 AM
Super. If I just could be told how to pay for the magazine.:banghead:
Is the MFH interview in English?

03-18-2012, 03:39 PM
Yes, interview with MFH in English and 1/24 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 Long Tail (MFHK202) is full-kit in magazine.
About payment, you should pass in a tab "Send Payment", then you need write our e-mail "", write in tab "Amount" - "9 euro", and push button "Continue".

First "Scuderia" of Entso of Ferrari (RUS)
In a clover shade (RUS)
Il Mostro (RUS/ENG)
Last "present" sports Alfa (RUS/ENG) - Alfa Romeo GTV
Grand Prix de l’Automobile Club De France (RUS) - Alfa Romeo Tipo 308 (1939)
The Corsican sharpening (RUS/ENG) - Alfa Romeo GTV6 (1986)
Adventures of Italians in Germany (RUS) - Alfa Romeo 155 V6Ti (1993)
Thirty third (RUS/ENG) - Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 (1967-68)
Automobile factory (interview with Model Factory Hiro, Japan) (RUS/ENG)
How to achieve ideal painting (RUS)
The center of Style of Alfa Romeo (RUS/ENG)
Any model for your money (the instruction on purchase on eBay) (RUS)
The Italian model (RUS/ENG)

03-18-2012, 04:40 PM
OK - money are shipped. Looking forward to the magazine.

03-20-2012, 09:28 AM
I receive you money, and will send magazine tomorrow.

03-21-2012, 05:10 PM
Anybody has no desire to help us with model building?

03-30-2012, 04:36 PM
I know, what sets rare, we can buy one their sets for building and article writing, who want to help us?
Allan, are you receive our magazine?

03-31-2012, 04:04 AM
Anybody has no desire to help us with model building?
I guess people would like to help you. But you ask for some very specific models, which I don't have. And it takes a LONG time to build a model to a magazine standard.

03-31-2012, 02:24 PM
We can buy these models (Lotus, BMW or Aston Martin) for the author and we give on model construction term till the end of June 2012.
May be you have already ready models from this list?

03-31-2012, 07:07 PM
How can i Buy this magazine(first issue). Looks great. I try'd to checkout with paraplu, but havent had and succes. Can you help me out?

Best regards

03-31-2012, 07:19 PM
Nevermind my previous message. Payment has been send for the first issue. Let me know when the magazine has been send out.

Best regards,
Lesley Eyckerman

04-01-2012, 04:22 AM
Received the magazine in fine style some weeks ago. Very professional layout. But I must admit I am disappointed. Gold article (seen from my point of view) is an excellent build of the MFH 1/24 Tipo 33/3. But the pictures are a disaster:frown:. So hopeless small that nothing can be seen and therefore useless:banghead:. What I want is BIG – repeat BIG - pictures where all the details can be seen. Remember: One good picture says more than 1000 words. Problem is the text is done in both English and Russian, which takes up a lot of space. So the “price” is to spoil the pictures:uhoh:. Instead of a lot of text give me a lot of BIG pictures:licka:.

04-02-2012, 05:44 AM
Allan: We will try to be corrected in the following number, we will print more BIG photos.
Lesley: I will send the Toy Gear magazine today, thanks for purchase.

04-04-2012, 05:33 PM
I have received the magazine today. I have not been to read it(the english part), but it looks great. Thanks for the excellent service.

Best regards,

04-02-2015, 10:25 AM
We opened new web-site Toy Gear Magazine -, but in first time only in Russian, but I think in this month we can translate on English and German. Also you can download first number of magazine!
Now we prepare second number of magazine, watch news!
We on Facebook -

04-02-2015, 02:24 PM

10-02-2015, 10:29 AM
We started new project "Test-Drive" on our web-site of Toy Gear Magazine, where we write kit-review and build new models:

We have kit-reviews:
Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV (Aoshima)

Citroen DS19 (Ebbro)

Tyrrell 002 (Ebbro)

12-06-2015, 09:50 AM
We have new Test-Drive from Roman Chirov (Toyota ST165 WRC) and Alexander Shevchenko (Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T WTCC)!
Every week we have updating on our site!

And also
McLaren MP4/2 (
BMW i8 (
Tyrrell 002 (
Citroen DS19 (
Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV (

Toyota ST165 WRC (

Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T WTCC (

12-21-2015, 10:42 AM
We have new issue of our Toy Gear Magazine!

You can download PDF versions:
LQ -
HQ - (

12-26-2015, 08:12 AM
We have new photos of "testing" - Chevrolet Cruze WTCC (

02-09-2016, 12:21 PM
We posted new models:
Toyota Hilux (1992) and Citroen 2CV Pickup

02-10-2016, 02:00 PM
Hello, great job on the issue 2!
The first issue, is available in pdf? Thanks in advance...

02-11-2016, 07:41 AM
Thanks for your wishes )))
Yes, you can download first issue on this page
or this link

02-12-2016, 12:15 PM
We have final photos of first Test-Drive - Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T WTCC (2013) (

03-03-2016, 06:51 AM
Oleg Blinov continues to test-building Citroen 2CV Pickup from Ebbro (

03-16-2016, 01:20 PM
We have new test-building models - Renault 4 Fourgonnette from Ebbro and McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail (1997) from Aoshima.
Test-pilots - Alexander Shevchenko aka sheff and Mikhail Lychnikov aka RedCeres ( (

03-20-2016, 10:33 AM
We have final photos of second Test-Drive - Toyota ST165 WRC (1991) from Beemax, author Roman Chirov: (

03-26-2016, 11:43 AM
We have final photos of third Test-Drive model - 1/24 Citroen 2CV Pickup from Ebbro, author Oleg Blinov: (

03-27-2016, 10:40 AM
We have new rally-model - Toyota TA64 Celica (1985) from Beemax, for this car we have invited the test-pilot Roman Chirov. (

04-17-2016, 10:34 AM
New Test-Drive for two models from Ebbro - Lotus 88 (1981) and Renault 4L: ( (

04-20-2016, 10:22 AM
We had in Test-Drive Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T WTCC of 2013 season, and now meet the TC1 WTCC version of 2015 season from ZoomOn Model! (

05-01-2016, 11:10 AM
In testing of Renault 4L is a progress from Oleg Blinov: (

05-22-2016, 10:15 AM
Test-Drive of the French car Renault 4L (Ebbro) continues, news from Oleg Blinov (

05-23-2016, 10:56 AM
The last update of Test drive - Toyota Hilux (1992) before a final photoshoot from Dmitry Bogdanov (

05-28-2016, 11:08 AM
And here final photos from Test-Drive - Toyota Hilux (1992), the author Dmitry Bogdanov (

07-12-2016, 10:38 AM
We start two test-drives - American Bantam BRC40 (Dmitry Bogdanov) from Asuca and Lamborghini Sesto Elemento (Black Stig) from Aoshima:

07-13-2016, 07:19 PM

07-20-2016, 09:17 AM
Testing of Renault 4L will end soon:

08-01-2016, 07:56 AM
Dmitry Bogdanov aka Vbad will test three figures of Pin-Up from Master Box in 24-scale

08-11-2016, 11:25 AM
Knight Industries 2000 from "Knight Rider" (author Alexey Maloshtanov)

08-14-2016, 02:53 AM
Looks good

08-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento from Black Stig: (

08-18-2016, 02:35 PM
American Bantam BRC40 from Dmitry Bogdanov:

08-26-2016, 10:06 AM
Our test-pilot Oleg Blinov aka Novice finished one more French model - Renault 4L from Ebbro. (

08-31-2016, 10:22 AM
Toyota ST165 WRC (1990) by Beemax from Dmitriy Ulanov

09-13-2016, 09:58 AM
Our test-pilot - Alexander Tarakanov and McLaren MP4/30 (

09-14-2016, 09:41 AM
Roman Chirov and his Toyota TA64 Celica (

09-15-2016, 08:34 AM
Next series "Knight Rider" from Alexey Maloshtanov and his Knight Industries 2000 (

09-16-2016, 09:17 AM
Before Grand Prix Singapore, we have news from test-driver Alexander Tarakanov on McLaren MP4/30 (

09-18-2016, 09:59 AM
Long time we had not news from our test-driver - Mikhail Lychnikov aka RedCeres with McLaren MP4/2 and now you can see it! (

09-20-2016, 08:49 AM
Look! On the Test-road! It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Alexander Shevchenko and Renault 4 Fourgonnette! (

09-24-2016, 01:50 AM
Our test-driver Dmitry Ulanov aka Nodoubt finished of tests to Honda Civic EF3 (

09-25-2016, 11:00 AM
Dmitry Ulanov aka Nodoubt also tested Toyota ST165 WRC (1990) from Beemax (

09-26-2016, 10:00 AM
We received the Legend of the French automotive industry - Citroen DS19 and our driver will test this model - Oleg Blinov (

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