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Trumpeter BMP 1

by drewe manton on October 24, 2013 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Couple week’s work. Nearing completion now. Still detail work and some weathering with pigments and the like to go. Really nice build.

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Messerschmitt Me 109 E-3 Swiss Air Force

by Hans Peter Tschanz on October 23, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 10 Comments

J – 330 Fl Kp 7 Avanches, July 1940 The Kit is a Hasegawa 1:32, all registrations have been Airbrusht. See Below http://www.flieger-hanspeter.ch/Me-109-J_-330.htm

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M5A1 Stuart Tamiya 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 23, 2013 in Armor -- 12 Comments

This was my first armour kit when I started out a while ago. It is OOB with no experimenting. It is hand painted with Model Master acrylic olive drab and black tracks. There is no weathering other than a black [...]

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KV II Tamiya 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 23, 2013 in Armor -- 18 Comments

This is an OOB build to start my first experiments with weathering. I used MIG Russian earth pigments to make the mud for running gear and lower hull. Dark gray paint for chips on the top coat and black pastels [...]

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Minicraft 1/24 1958 Triumph TR3A Rally Club Car

by Joe Caputo on October 22, 2013 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 14 Comments

This was one of my “dream cars”, as a kid. When I saw this inexpensive, “curbside” kit at a vendors booth foor about $3.00, I had to have a go. It has an optional hardtop, and decals. The steering wheel [...]

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Zoukei-Mura J7W1 Shinden 1/32

by Rob Pollock on October 22, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Here is ZM’s Shinden. It’s a complex kit. Much of it builds without issues, while other areas require more focus. It builds like a cross between a Tamiya and Trumpeter kit. The complex shapes of the rear fuselage panels in [...]

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H-K 1/32 Meteor F.Mk.4 test shot

by Tom Cleaver on October 21, 2013 in Reviews -- 9 Comments

 The Meteor F.4 was the result of three separate lines of research that began shortly after 616 Squadron had taken delivery of their Meteor F.1s in 1944. The Aerodynamic Section at R.A.E. Farnborough was studying ways to improve the [...]

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Thank you iModeler.

by Simon Whitney on October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 5 Comments

Hi good people, It just arrived today, my prize from the lucky draw. I would like to thank all at iModeler for the Eduard Hellcat Mk 2 1/48 scale. It is the first time I have won anything on a [...]

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Further progress on the big B-17G – painted!

by Tom Cleaver on October 20, 2013 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

I ended up sitting this thing on a bar stool outside and walking around it to get all the paint on. Four different shades of Alclad, and it took half a bottle of Duraluminum and a third of a bottle [...]

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1/48 Hobbycraft Military Tutor

by Joe Caputo on October 19, 2013 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

A Canadian trainer. This is a simple, basic kit, with decals for 4 different versions, none of which is a “Snowbird”, Canada’s aerial demonstration team. Hobbycraft does make the “Snowbird”, just don’t look for it here. There are 2 Canadian [...]