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Here I show some photographs of the naval museum of Valparaiso-Chile, with the largest model of Latin America, the battleship BB-01 Almirante Latorre, in scale 1/20, measuring almost 10 meters long, I hope you enjoy them. regards
This year by far was the most satisfying when it came to actually building and completing projects. Not only getting close to building what I had planned but a few more as well unplanned builds when GB's were announced. Such as the Midway GB [...]
Dear iModelers, are these the newest techniques in weathering? Is this car body pre shaded? Did he use pigments on this engine? Is that a diorama? No, it's the new site from the team that made iModeler. If you have the slightest interest in clas[...]
Was up at the LHS this afternoon reading "airplane porn mags" and found out that last year the second-oldest C-119 "flying boxcar" was up for sale as aluminum scrap, when the AF Museum discovered it was the second-oldest C-119 left in existence,[...]
Once again it's time for the editorial review of the last month's highlights. 202 new entries were posted to the Headlines in November, prompting no less than 2,684 comments and a record-breaking 122,674 individual article views. The jury thi[...]
The internet has been a huge benefit to the modelling community IMHO, nevertheless it is always sad to see announcements like this one in tonight's Evening Standard. For those of us that live in North London does that now leave only Hannants ?
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/obituaries/thomas-j-hudner-dead-korean-war-medal-of-honor-winner.html In 1969, then-Captain Hudner was ordered by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, to go to bases where race riots had occurred, t[...]
The last in this series of new kit discoveries in Telford is this forthcoming 1/35 scale Flettner Fl 282 helicopter from MiniArt. A complete set of testt shot sprues were demonstrated. They looked impressive, and the final kit shouldn’t be too f[...]
On display at the Special hobby stand was also a complete set of sprues for the forthcoming 1/72 scale Viggen, delevoled in collaboration with Tarangus of Sweden.