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Airfix 1/48th P-40B Warhawk Build Review, Part 2

by Boris Rakic on March 4, 2017 in Reviews -- 20 Comments

After having had a look at what is in the box in part 1 (http://imodeler.com/2017/03/airfix-148th-p-40b-warhawk-build-review-part-1/), it is time to actually start building this thing. And we all know how this goes, right? Construction starts with the cockpit… You don’t say. […]

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Airfix 1/48th P-40B Warhawk Build Review, Part 1

by Boris Rakic on March 2, 2017 in Reviews -- 13 Comments

Previously… There have been a couple of attempts at the early P-40 in 48th scale over the years. The old Monogram kit and the Academy one have been around for quite some time. More recent offerings from Trumpeter and Bronco […]

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New Tamiya 1/48 Ki-61-1d Hien (Tony) 61115 kit review

by Louis Gardner on February 9, 2017 in Reviews -- 26 Comments

Earlier this afternoon my Hien arrived. Needless to say, I am very excited about it! This new kit can be summed up in one word. FANTASTIC! Tamiya has produced another 1/48 scale masterpiece. As promised here is a kit review: […]

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Maketar Masks

by Rob Pollock on January 17, 2017 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

These are a few sample mask sets from Maketar. Many different types and scales available. Their website has full details with distributor information. They offer great flexibility of requirements across many subject types. Thought I’d share the link: http://www.shop.maketar.com

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2017 Preview-Planned Projects new and old

by Chuck A. Villanueva on January 7, 2017 in Reviews -- 16 Comments

Happy New year everyone as today I will preview what I have planned for the new year. New projects are mostly 48th scale for the most part, have not decided what to build in 72nd scale as yet. A little […]

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Thunder Model 1/35 Case VAI Tractor

by Boris Rakic on December 6, 2016 in Reviews -- 17 Comments

What now? Between all the new kit announcements over the last couple of months, one in particular struck my interest. A new company by the name of Thunder Model was about to release their first kit, a Case VAI tractor […]

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My Modelling Year (Theme)

by Rob Pollock on December 3, 2016 in Reviews -- 18 Comments

Having recently completed my final project for 2016, I wanted to look back at the ‘modelling year’ to review the annual plan hopefully to find I hadn’t deviated from it too much. In terms of subject, the weighting was towards […]

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Airfix 1/48 P-40B/C Tomahawk II

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2016 in Reviews -- 23 Comments

Erik Shilling – The Tiger’s Tiger: It was hot on Don Muang Airport outside Bangkok on December 10, 1941, as the humidity increased with the rising tropic sun. The crews of the 60th, 62nd and 98th Sentais sweated to ready […]

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Banshee Build Review

by Rob Pollock on November 30, 2016 in Reviews -- 21 Comments

Jetheads alert! Kitty Hawk’s new 1/48 Banshee is put through its paces at The Modelling News. The Modelling News: Building the Big Blue Banshee – Kitty Hawk's 48th scale F2H-2

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Airfix 1/48 P-40B – some background notes in review

by Tom Cleaver on November 22, 2016 in Reviews -- 27 Comments

It’s likely everyone will be doing this kit soon, so here are some notes on construction and some detail information on AVG airplanes. As the four assembly photos demonstrate, if you take care in assembly, you will not use any […]