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An analysis of "Hobbies and why working with your hands is good for your brain!"

An analysis of "Hobbies and why working with your hands is good for your brain!"

By Hearns Hobbies September 15, 2020 | Brain educ Hearns Hobbies Hearns Hobbies Model Railways Hearns Hobbies Radio Control Hearns Hobbies Trains Learning Stimulation working with your hands

An analysis of "Hobbies and why working with your hands is good for your brain!" For many years hobbies of all types have been around in modern society. From RC Cars, Miniature Locomotives/Trains, Plastic Model Kits, and more, there has always been a hobby to match a real world equivalent...

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4 Handy Hobbying Tips!

4 Handy Hobbying Tips!

By Hearns Hobbies September 03, 2020 | Educational Hearns Hobbies HearnsHowTo Home Melbourne Plastic Kits

BJ gives some handy tips and tricks that you can apply on your next project! 1.) The humble hobby knife has been around since the 1930's and widely used in all kinds of hobbies, crafts and professions. But, did you know there are 6 ways to use it? Some of...

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A Brief History Of Frank Hornby And The Hornby Brand

A Brief History Of Frank Hornby And The Hornby Brand

By Hearns Hobbies August 25, 2020 | Australia Brands Educational Hearns Hobbies hearnshobbies Hornby Melbourne

A Brief History Of Frank Hornby And The Hornby Brand The world renowned, British model Railways brand Hornby was founded in 1901 by one Frank Hornby. This was about the same time that Frank had received his patent for his "Meccano" construction toys. Meccano being another well recognised brand amongst...

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Radio Control - A brief history of Radio Controls

Radio Control - A brief history of Radio Controls

By Hearns Hobbies August 04, 2020 | Australia Hearns Hobbies Melbourne Radio Control Radio Controller RC Cars RC Kits RC Racing

Radio Control - A brief history of Radio Controls From now, all the way back to the 80's and earlier, Remote controls for RC was always needed (or else how would you control your vehicle?!). Futaba was first established in 1948 as a vacuum cleaner manufacturer but in later years...

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Deluxe - Looks Like Glass: Product Review

Deluxe - Looks Like Glass: Product Review

By Hearns Hobbies July 21, 2020 | Brands Hearns Hobbies hearnshobbies plastic models Product Review

Deluxe - Looks Like Glass: Product Review Q: So what is Looks Like Glass? A: At a general overview, Deluxe - Looks Like Glass, is a very thin, water-based type of resin, designed for finishing/polishing of any project you may have. Its a self leveling fluid which means that even...

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Comparing Die-cast Models to Resin Models

Comparing Die-cast Models to Resin Models

By Hearns Hobbies July 14, 2020 | Australia die cast Hearns Hobbies Melbourne resin models

We take you on a look through and comparison between Die-cast metal models, and Resin Models Die-cast hasn't always been derived from aluminium. As far back as 1838 any kind of die cast (whether it be scale models or production line vehicle components) where made from Tin & Lead, later...

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