Stalingrad Revisited

by Rob Pollock on October 22, 2017 · in Figures — 14 Comments

In Headlines three years ago, nearly to the week, I posted this Jeff Shiu Miniatures 120mm resin figure of a German Grenadier at Stalingrad; I was never happy with the painting. Since then, my figure painting skills have improved somewhat, […]

Scale Model Challenge 2017 Veldhoven The Netherlands

by Ferry Dierckxsens on October 22, 2017 · in Show Reports — 14 Comments

Hello everyone, I like to share some pictures I’ve made during my visit at the Scale Model Challenge 2017 in Veldhoven, near Eindhoven in the Netherlands. With just one hour driving away from where I live it was easy to […]

Year of the cat: tiger on the tail

by George Williams on October 21, 2017 · in Aviation — 26 Comments

Here’s my second contribution to this great group build, it’s Great Wall’s 1/48 Mig-29 limited edition kit Slovak Air Force 2014 Special Painting “digital camouflage with Tiger on Tail” 2014/2016. Jack Mugan posted a similar model a while back, and, […]

Cincinnati Model Contest & Swap Meet

by Tom Bebout on October 21, 2017 · in Show Reports — 10 Comments

The Cincinnati Scale Modelers Club, a US IPMS Club, held their 2017 Annual Contest and Swap Meet in Cincinnati today. There were 365 entries from 73 modeler on display. Here are some of the contestants works that caught my eye. […]


by Rick Abramson on October 21, 2017 · in Aviation — 5 Comments

Here’s a shot of the USN Albatross from the starboard side.

F-4B Phantom II, VF-111 Sundowners, Eduard (Academy) 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on October 21, 2017 · in Aviation — 11 Comments

Another of my collections is this model from Eduard. Thanks to the extensive range of accessories included in the box, I did not even care. The construction was quiet, only suction channels needed to go dry enough. I had a […]

Mark IV male “Hyacinth”, Tamiya 1/35

by Tomáš Pelej on October 21, 2017 · in Armor — 8 Comments

I tried to build some technique. I chose an icon in the world of tanks. Mark IV male. Building purely out of the box, complemented by some little things I found at home. Gypsum casting washer + wood plank, barbed […]


by Harry Brogan on October 21, 2017 · in Automotive — 12 Comments

This is a simple and quick lighting tutorial for those that have been thinking about doing this. I’ll be using the 1/6 scale Tamiya Harley FLH Classic main headlight here. Assembly is covered in step 30 of the instructions. First, […]

F84G Thunderjet

by Julian Shawyer on October 21, 2017 · in Aviation — 22 Comments

Tamiya 1/48th F84G Thunderjet. Eagle strike decal set number 48143 The aircraft was a F84G of the 310th fighter bomber squadron, 58th fighter bomber wing, Korea 1952. I painted the model with various shades of Alclad 11 & Aeromaster acrylics […]

USCG Albatross

by Rick Abramson on October 20, 2017 · in Aviation — 8 Comments

This is another Monogram Albatross I painted and lettered for the USCG.