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Pocher is back?

Is Pocher back? We think they are! News today of a new upcoming release in 1:8 scale. The marque is familiar, Lamborghini, the car, the Huracan LP 610-4 in Verde Mantis also known as Green. Details are little so far, and based on the Witmax.com brochure the model itself consists of 800 pieces, but could be sealed. Say it ain’t Continue Reading...
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First Look: Pocher 1:8 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing”

We have the first look at the Pocher 1:8 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” model kit. If you’re not familiar with the brand, Pocher models kits are a DIY project, you the end-user put the model together from scratch.  Each part is nicely detailed, this particular kit consists of 1300 parts.  A first for Pocher, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” will Continue Reading...
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Inside Look: Pocher 1:4 Ducati Panigale 1299 S

It’s been sometime since we featured an article on the Pocher brand.  Here’s our first look at the internal working of the upcoming Ducati Panigale 1299 S.  We’re definitely liking what I see.  The finer details are plenty, all the way to the modest marking of  “Made in Italy” stamp on the wheel assembly.  Brake calipers and chain look to Continue Reading...
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REVIEW: Pocher Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

We all know the history of the Lamborghini Aventador by now.  The car was billed as Murciélago’s replacement, which held the throne for about a decade.  The model I present here is the 1:8 scale version from Pocher.  The Pocher brand has some history with 1:8 scale models, though the Aventador is my first adventure with the brand.  Models produced through the Continue Reading...
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Pocher: Aventador Project Part V – Body Panels Check!

The finish line is almost near!  Front and rear body panels have been connected to the framework.  Everything went pretty much smoothly but I’ve noted some issues below. When installing the rear section to the frame,  don’t try to install with the entire piece after completing page #28.  I tried for 15-20 minutes to install without success, the road block Continue Reading...
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Pocher: Aventador Project Part IV – Motor & Suspension

Well I’m half way through the assembly manual as of today’s post.  What I’ve completed since the last update is the motor, top and bottom section, front and rear suspension (well, most of it), and steering mechanism. What is impressive with the kit as you continue through the build, is that assembling the intricate pieces gives you a greater appreciation for the Continue Reading...
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Pocher: Aventador Project Part III – Interior Cockpit

Well, some progress has been made since the last update.  I pretty much completed the interior of the Aventator.  No real challenges to speak of other than I would caution those in the beginning stages to be careful when mounting the dash into the main framework.  I accidentally touched the water decals on the left side of the dash – small Continue Reading...
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Pocher: Aventador Project Part II – Baby Steps…

Well I found a few hours yesterday to start the Pocher Aventador build.  First step is to download the revised assembly manual found on Pocher’s website.  Second step is to familiarize yourself with the various icons and warnings throughout the assembly manual.  TIP – I highlighted any step that required special attention or application of glue, just to make sure Continue Reading...
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Pocher: Aventador Project Part I – Inside The Box!

Ho Ho Ho…  Santa just dropped off my Christmas present, the Pocher 1:8 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4. Seriously though, the folks at Hornby sent me the HK100 kit to build and review.  This will be a multiple series thread showcasing the model from the box, through assembly, and finally complete synopsis of the final product. The Pocher brand has some history Continue Reading...
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