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German Battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz

by Ulf Lundberg on April 13, 2017 in Ships -- 13 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Build Meet, Annual General Meeting and modeling contest of IPMS-Kebnekaise

by Ulf Lundberg on July 19, 2016 in Show Reports -- 20 Comments

Kebnekaise, situated north of the Polar Circle, is the highest mountain in Sweden. (2097 m above sea level.) It is a sign of the popularity and worldwide spread of our hobby, that there is an IPMS club even in this […]

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The Polish Army Museum in Warsaw.

by Ulf Lundberg on June 20, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 9 Comments

In May this year I finally got around to visiting Poland. The first stop on the trip was Warsaw, very much a city for someone who is interested in history. Due to poor planning on my behalf, the indoors part […]

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Douglas A-20 in 1:48 from Italeri

by Ulf Lundberg on June 12, 2016 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

The Douglas 20, sometimes called ”Boston”, sometimes called ”Havoc” is a bit of an unsung hero. This, and its kool looks, were the main reasons I wanted to build a model of it. It served in the French, the British, […]

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Technikmuseum Speyer

by Ulf Lundberg on March 1, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

In Speyer, not far from Mannheim and Heidelberg in the south western part of Germany, there is a great museum of technology, that I was unaware of until just recently. http://speyer.technik-museum.de/en/ I got the tip from my German ship modeling […]

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Highlights from Zeiskam

by Ulf Lundberg on February 29, 2016 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

The 27th and the 28 February PMC Südpfalz, http://www.pmcsuedpfalz.de/news.php organised its annual model show in Zeiskam, a small village in the south western part of Germany. It’s a typical German modelling event, that is, clubs and individuals exhibit their models, […]