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Welcome to the LionHeart Community, Houston!

Welcome to the LionHeart Community, Houston!

By Danielle Adams on 6th May 2022

We received an incredible welcome in Houston at ModelMania 2022 last weekend. Our hosts were excited we came and told us so again and again.It is always a pleasure to travel to other cities and introduce new people to LionHeart Hobby. We didn't know what to expect from this show as we had never been, and it was fantastic. Folks were enthusiastic and kind and we will definitely return next year.Loo …
Tamiya M18 Hellcat TANK Destroyer, 1/35th Scale

Tamiya M18 Hellcat TANK Destroyer, 1/35th Scale

By Phillip Friddell on 2nd May 2022

Tamiya has been at the game of producing kits of armored fighting vehicles for quite a while now, having been a literal pioneer of both the topic and the now-standard 1/35th scale. Their recent release of an M18 Hellcat tank destroyer in that scale (kit number 35376) illustrates just how far they've come since those early days, back when many of their AFV kits were essentially motorized toys.  …
ModelMania 2022

ModelMania 2022

By Danielle Adams on 29th Apr 2022

In the past two weeks we have:Moved our warehouse and set up a new office with all new techReorganized our entire retail storeHired and trained two new employeesStarted a night shift at LionHeart Hobby (we are now open until 10pm Wednesday - Saturday)Gotten ready for ModelMania in Stafford, Texas (about 3 hours away near Houston)That's on top of all the regular day to day operations of LionHeart H …
Thank you for helping us grow!

Thank you for helping us grow!

By Danielle Adams on 22nd Apr 2022

This week we moved our entire warehouse into our new space, we built eight pieces of furniture, we started training two new team members, we fed a team of 12 during the process, and we reorganized the entire store.We are "opening week exhausted" but we also feel the excitement of that time. The expansion and reorganization has definitely given us some room to spread out a little and create some sp …
A new normal...

A new normal...

By Danielle Adams on 16th Apr 2021

The pandemic completely changed our lives and it took some time for us to reorganize it in a way that worked. Time felt different and for a long time it felt like we were not living so much as waiting.We have two teenagers at home and Rudy and I were in the very early stages of our new life together. There were a lot of compelling reasons to normalize our lives and to stop waiting for our old one …