RETRO  TECH  -  build gorgeous Metal Model Machines with intricate moving parts resulting in a moving model

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About us

DENIS OKHRIMENKO, a visionary  entepreneur with a flair for mechanics launched his business producing awe inspiring working metal model machines in 2019, which proved to be a hit instantaneously.  Late 2020 we secured the rights to import and distribute his products into South Africa and Southern Afrca.

 

Sharing his vision of keeping men and boys alike occupied building these intriguing models, we are dedicated to take these stunning products to all homes in Southern Africa. These superior quality machines/models come as precision kits and are packaged accordingly with a assembly instructions. The parts are made of polished stainless steel and all  models come with intricate working parts. 

 

These machines are a brilliant and stunning looking working gadgets to adorn your office, study, library or chambers with.

 

  • Recommended age: 14+
  • Language of instructions: English, Ukaranian, Russian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Arabic.

 

 

Glorious Cabrio 2

A stylish, beautiful metal model that lends an aura of sophistication and elegence to any office and/or study. The hood of the car hides its mechanism and spring-powered movement. The steering wheel is functional and rotates the wheels.The front hood and the trunk can be opened. 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Package size: 255 x 125 x 23 mm
  • Model size: 174 x 57 x 45 mm
  • Set: 3 plates with parts, 4 additional gears, spring, cloth for polishing, and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 110 pieces

Marvel Tank 2

Our first Marvel Tank was such a hit that we decided to create a new improved and optimized version! This metal model kit is inspired by the First World War designs, but has been stylized in a more peaceful and elegant fashion. The self-propelling mechanism can overcome obstacles with its shiny tracks and actually moves via the wind-up spring system. Build this beautiful combination of real-world history and steampunk beauty to decorate your home or workspace!

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Scale 1:56
  • Package size: 255 x 125 x 23 mm
  • Model size: 141 x 63 x 48 mm
  • Set: 4 plates with parts, 9 additional gears, spring, cloth for polishing, and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 140 

Heavenly Hercules

This impressive replica of a real-life visionary plane which to this day holds the record for the largest wingspan of any aircraft. This eight-motor model plane is powered by a mechanism situated in its base. A special mechanical formula allows all the propellers to move simultaneously. 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Package size: 345 x 175 x 45 mm
  • Model size: 325 x 220 x 128 mm
  • Set: 4 plates with parts, 15 additional gears, spring, cloth for polishing and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 219 pieces

Dazzling Steamliner

This beautiful steamliner is the pride and joy of our series. A sleek, aerodynamic inspired by dieselpunk, steampunk and historical designs. It’s a gift and collector’s piece that is truly impressive and universal. The spring-mechanism that powers this model can be seen operating through the top and sides so as to observe the movements of the gear-wheel and the flywheel. The layout of the wheels is based on the famous Union Pacific Big Boy. The wheelbase of the locomotive is 4-12-6.  The width of rail is 24 mm. The coal tender can be unhooked from the locomotive.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Scale: 1:64
  • Package size: 345 x 175 x 45
  • Model size: 510 x 71 x 62 mm, rails 1530 х 37 х 6 mm
  • Set: 7 plates with parts, 38 additional gears, spring, cloth for polishing and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 256 pieces.

Hot Tractor

 

This sturdy metal model is based on the industrial design of the real-life heavy K700 tractor. This model is the perfect starter option, as it's easier to assemble due to the lack of a spring drive. The movement mechanism rotates via the momentum of the wheels. The tractor has a swivel rear axle just like its real-life prototype. The cabin doors and the hood can be opened, revealing the inertial mechanism inside.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Package size: 170 x 170 x 7 mm
  • Model size: 112 x 55 x 44 mm
  • Set: 3 plates with parts, cloth for polishing and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 90 pieces

Silver Bullet 

A legendary, beautiful retro design. A sports car from the past, inspired by the winners of international car races from the beginning of the century. Open to the wind and aerodynamic, this elegant historical sports vehicle is a joy to build and look at. The open steering rods attached to the front wheels are located under the car body. The intricate engine gears can be seen beneath the hood.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Package size: 255 x 125 x 23 mm
  • Model size: 151 x 57 x 44 mm
  • Set: 3 plates with parts, 4 additional gears, spring, cloth for polishing, and instructions.
  • Material: polished stainless steel.
  • Number of pieces: 92 pieces
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Packaging

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All models are beautifully packed and come with precise instructions. Please note that tool kits are available to purchase separately. Back up service is provided with spare parts available on request. 

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Address:
Time 4 Machine SA
163 Main rd
Hermanus

Western Cape

7200

Phone:
+27 66  194 8371
E-mail:
craig@time4machinesa.co.za

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