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Ship weathering inspiration

by Ulf Lundberg on September 8, 2017 in How-to -- 15 Comments

Over the years, I’ve taken quite a few pictures of ships that I’ve traveled with, visited or seen in harbors. Apart from this being just a part of my interest in maritime things in general, they also serve me as […]

MM Park in Watzenau

by Ulf Lundberg on June 24, 2017 in Uncategorized -- 6 Comments

The MM Park in Wantzenau, some 12 km north of Strasbourg in the northeastern corner of France, is a recently opened military museum, dedicated mostly to vehicles and uniforms. I took the opportunity of visiting it, when I took part […]

Models in Mundolsheim Part 2

by Ulf Lundberg on June 23, 2017 in Show Reports -- 12 Comments

Civilian cars aren’t exactly original, but we don’t see too many of them here at imodeler, so here are some. Some great animal sculptures were exhibited. Then there was this modeler, or group of modelers, that build horse drawn carts […]

Models in Mundolsheim

by Ulf Lundberg on June 23, 2017 in Show Reports -- 10 Comments

Mundolsheim is a suburb of Strasbourg in the northeastern corner of France. Last weekend, the 17th and 18th of June, Club Maquettiste de Strasbourg held their biannual modeling show there. http://www.club-maquettiste-strasbourg.fr Since I’ve been brushing up my french this year […]

My “Model of the Month” Award Kit Just Arrived! (1/350 Hobby Boss Dunkerque review)

by Ulf Lundberg on June 7, 2017 in News, Reviews -- 16 Comments

I was very proud and to be awarded the ”Model of the Month” in April and I’m even more happy now that the award kit has arrived. @editor Martin, our editor, sent me a list of kits to choose from, […]

German Battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz

by Ulf Lundberg on April 13, 2017 in Ships -- 14 Comments

Battlecruisers were a hybrid type of ship, invented by the British in 1906. They were designed to have the firepower of a battleship combined with the speed of a cruiser. To achieve this, the armor had to be reduced, which […]

Euro Model Expo in Lingen, Germany

by Ulf Lundberg on March 27, 2017 in Show Reports -- 10 Comments

On the 24th and 25th of March the EME took place in Lingen in northwestern part of Germany. It was organised by Berthold Tacke, the former chief editor of ModelFan, the main German language modeling magazine. The idea was to […]

Pola. Part 2.

by Ulf Lundberg on January 20, 2017 in Ships -- 11 Comments

The Pola was the last of the four Zara-class cruisers. She was laid down in Livorno/Leghorn in March 1931, launched in December 1931 and commissioned in December 1932. The Zara class cruisers were considered to be successful ships, having a […]

Italian cruiser Pola. Part 1.

by Ulf Lundberg on January 20, 2017 in Ships -- 6 Comments

Hobbyboss’ Pola in 1:350 sucks. It’s the old kit from Tauro, that Hobbyboss has scaled up to 1:350. That means, that all the problems of the original kit, have been enlarged by one eight. In the process, Hobbyboss made some […]

Focke Wulf 190 A8 at Gatow

by Ulf Lundberg on September 20, 2016 in Photo Collections -- 8 Comments

On the 28th of August, at IPMS-Deutschlands modelling show, I had the privilege to be invited to a guided tour of the FW 190 A8 that’s being restored at Gatow air force museum in Berlin. http://www.mhm-gatow.de/en/ Stabsfeldwebel Enrico Schade, who […]