Kit Masx | About Us

Kit Masx | About Us

Hi, we're Kevin & Janelle, owner/operators of Kit Masx, a currently home-based ecommerce store fulfilling orders worldwide from our tiny piece of paradise in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. 

How it all began...

Kevin, a lifelong modeler and hobby enthusiast, started making paint masks for his own scale models in early 2020. While he had previously tried and loved paint masks, he was frustrated by how inaccessible they were. Many were either out of stock, discontinued, or never created in the first place!

What started as a solution to a personal problem soon led to selling paint masks online at weekend auctions, and eventually, a full-blown online store!

From passion project to retirement plan? 🤔

In the last few years, Kevin has been actively engaged with Kit Masx as a passion project in his free time, adding new products to the website now and then. When my schedule freed up in October 2023, I jumped on board to help. With one of us primarily focused on Kit Masx operations, we made the decision to fully commit to this business, starting with building up our inventory as fast as possible with our Made-to-Order masking service.

Today, we have almost 300 mask sets in inventory and over 90 more sets scheduled for production in 2024!

Our mission is to serve and support you!

Our primary objective is to serve the hobby community by providing pre-cut paint masks for any project, including custom mask requests and made-to-order masks

We didn't get here on our own...

We are incredibly grateful for the support of the modeling community and the fellow hobbyists who have used and marketed our masks to friends, on social media, with reviews, and at modeling shows. We couldn't do this without you, and serving you will always be our number one priority. ❤️

Thanks to Scott Van Aken for kindly reviewing MANY of our masks on his website, Modelling Madness, and YouTubers like Hammerhead Model Making for featuring our masks in videos and speaking so highly of their quality and accuracy without solicitation. These are genuinely good guys who consistently create valuable and engaging content and are integral to the global modeling community. We highly encourage you to support them if you can.

Most recently, near the tail end of 2023, Kevin had the pleasure of appearing as a guest on the Plastic Model Mojo podcast, which was an amazing experience for him and for our business. We've met so many people since then who say they first heard about us there! 

Thank you for supporting our small (but growing) business 

As a couple, our shared strengths and partnership make Kit Masx a family run business. We love working together to serve and support you in this amazing hobby.

To our existing and future customers, thank you! We appreciate you.

 Kevin and Janelle ❤️