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Vietnam River Crossing *Updated*

by Carl Christensen on February 14, 2017 · in Diorama — 21 Comments

Tamiya 1/35 M48 Patton. Just finished this week. I was inspired by a photo I saw of a Patton crossing a very deep river, but modelling water scared me! Was recommended to use Woodlands Scenic Real Water so crossed my […]

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Special Hobby 1/72 Yak-17

by Greg Kittinger on February 14, 2017 · in Aviation — 15 Comments

Several months ago, a modeler in Tulsa passed away, and his family donated the kits to our club asking that we pass them on to modelers who would build (rather than sell) the kits. We ended up distributing the kits […]

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Tamiya Miniatures German Machine Gun Crew on Maneuver in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on February 14, 2017 · in Armor — 9 Comments

Some history: This kit dates back from the mid-nineties of the last century. I actually purchased it on e-bay as I like to adopt kits from someone else’s stash and then give them a second life. The kit contains five […]

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Nuremberg Toy Fair

by Rob Pollock on February 14, 2017 · in Show Reports — 9 Comments

A few photos (reposted) of new offerings from the Eduard, Wingnut Wings and Amusing Hobby stands, at the 2017 Nuremberg Toy Fair.

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Wallace & Gromit; and the curse of the were rabbit.

by Carl Christensen on February 13, 2017 · in Automotive — 14 Comments

This was an Airfix kit I got some years ago “for my daughter”. It’s about 1/16th scale I’d guess. Something fun and different to build. Had to convert Wallace from standing to sitting and added some carrots from my daughters […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 P-40E Kittyhawk….

by Stan Traas on February 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 27 Comments

Well, good people keep trying to drag me from the dark side to the light….. and I always resist. Except for this time- A good kop (whose favorite A/C is the P-40) dared/cajoled me into doing a Kittyhawk. Credit for […]

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Updates / Additions to the “Battle of Midway Group Build”

by Louis Gardner on February 12, 2017 · in Uncategorized — 65 Comments

We have had some great responses and participation with our Midway Group Build so far. I would like to open it up for even more builds. Here’s how: Chuck Villanueva and I have been talking about another part of the […]

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Special Hobby 1/32 Yak-3 “Normandie-Niemen”

by Tom Cleaver on February 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 10 Comments

The Yakovlev Yak-3 is commonly considered the best sub-type of the wartime Yakovlev fighter series that began with the Yak-1. The Yak-3 was one of the smallest and lightest major combat fighters fielded by any combatant; its high power-to-weight ratio […]

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Academy B-17F “Shamrock Special”

by Igor Cernisevski on February 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 16 Comments

Hey guys, here’s my try at Academy Fortress. Almost OOB, with exception of QB gun barrels and scratchbuilt landing lights. Markings are from Revell, since i always wanted to do “Shamrock”, with it’s replacement tail, it makes otherwise dull overall […]

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1/48 Mirage PZL-23B “Karas”

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on February 12, 2017 · in Aviation — 22 Comments