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couch

couch  n.— «Just about every Harley model was on display, from customised low-riders to enormous, well-upholstered cruisers. These behemoths, which tend to be ridden by equally well-upholstered middle-aged men, are jokingly referred to as...

Del Rio model

Del Rio model  n.— «It’s all about speed. That’s the biggest difference in saving lives in this war.…We call it the Del Rio model, after a small town in West Texas about 150 miles from our stateside base in San Antonio. When you get...

kit-bashing

kit-bashing  n.— «These raw resin ships were then detailed by a process known as kit-bashing—gluing plastic model kit parts to the surface of a model to create intricate areas of detail.» —“The Rebel Y-Wing from Master...

wang rang

wang rang  n.— «There is what club members affectionately call the “wang rang,” which has a protrusion between the two main wings, and the more popular “tri-blade” model, which has three wings.» —“There and...

scenick

scenick  v.— «In model train lingo, “scenicking” is the term for creating terrain and landscape around a railway layout. On Saturday, all the props imaginable were on display for the avid scenicker—rock outcroppings, pine...

monoline

monoline  n.— «The monoline model has succeeded primarily because of its specialisation. Monolines focus their execution on developing specialist skills and lowering operating costs. All are among the best in the world for their risk...