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Friday Briefing 2 (Notes for Civvy Street)

by Rob Pollock on December 2, 2016 in How-to -- 14 Comments

All Unit Commanders (by Order): to be Issued to all Personnel on Transfer from Barracks/Discharge from Service 1. Speech: •Time should never begin with a zero or end in a hundred; it is not 0530 or 1400. It is 5:30am […]

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Blue Tube Attack Sub

by Scott Nelson on October 16, 2016 in How-to -- 12 Comments

This year I decided to start up a model club at my school. With the help of a local hobby shop and modeler who was selling off his collection of unbuilt kits, I was able to get enough stuff together […]

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How to build a small and easy diorama.

by Roberto Colaianni on July 8, 2016 in How-to -- 8 Comments

This time I’m not going to post pictures of one of my models. I wanted to create a little guide for all those whom want to challenge themselves in the creation of small bases or dioramas to set their own […]

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1955 Ford panel truck… A paint experiment

by California Steve on May 7, 2016 in How-to -- 26 Comments

Soooo. I purchased a model of a Ford panel truck and I got a bit carried away. I was thinking of some of the ways they used to customize the vans back in the 1970s. Then I remembered I had […]

Acrylic thinners

by William Alvin Hillocks on February 19, 2016 in How-to -- 2 Comments

Another little query. I have a tinlet of Humbrol acrylic grey primer to be airbrushed on to a model. Can it be thinned with any acrylic thinner or must it be Humbrol thinners Thanks Alvin

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Updating an old Iwata HP-B

by Gábor Szabó on February 13, 2016 in How-to -- 4 Comments

Hi Everyone! I had only little little time to build anything and this post isn’t about finished plastic either. I’m an airbrush guy and fond of airbrushing in general and – as I suppose happens frequently such people – I […]

Modeling on the cheap

by Paul Wilsford on January 7, 2016 in How-to -- 11 Comments

I have always been looking to get hobby and modeling supplies with out paying out the nose with internet prices being what they are so I thought I would share some of the things that I buy and use exclusively. […]

Teeny, tiny small parts

by Paul Wilsford on January 3, 2016 in How-to -- 12 Comments

How do you sand down the small tiny parts that are impossible to hold between your fingers. That escapes me just as much as seeing said same parts.

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More Man Cave Sharing……..

by Ian Bartlett on January 3, 2016 in How-to -- 6 Comments

A little late to the party, but as you have all shown me yours, I,ll show you mine, so to speak………… For the first time ever in my life, I have my own proper man cave, a room dedicated to […]

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Wood effect – my way

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on December 10, 2015 in How-to -- 31 Comments

Every now and then I come up with a modelling idea that includes some kind of simulated wood. What do I do? Bring out my oils, of course. I like a bit of contrast like metal/wood or fabric/wood on my […]