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1/48 Tamiya Spitfire (new)

The new Spit Mk. I from Tamiya. External parts: XTRADECAL, Eduard Spit Mk.IX elevators, Uschi v.d. Rosten antenna wire and Eduard exhausts. The RAF Dark Earth is way too light, I know, but that was my deliberate decision. The wiring is [...]

MiniArt Su-85

Besides aircraft modelling AFV are always welcome to make some experiments with painting and weathering, just my opinion. This model was built oob, the tracks-link-holes were drilled through on one side to keep them workable.

Let them Rust In Peace (RIP), the German modern pussy cats

As an in-between Project this Tamiya kit lasted longer than awaited on the bench. Additional parts are the wonderful AFV-Club tracks and the SKP lenses. Colors are self mixed Schmincke airbrush artist paints. The weathering was done with [...]

Upcoming Mossie Mania

Just to have an acceptable (so: not perfect) Mossie in my 48th collection I decided to marry the venerable nearly perfect in Outline Airfix Mossie with the superbly molded Tamiya which has some severe fuselage shape issues (cross section [...]

Hobby Boss Me 262

The HB 262s are the best compromise at the moment. Outline wise it still is the old Monogram leading the charts. It is a greater effort to close all the mad riveter holes than to create "rivet replicas". What I don´t like with [...]

Review: Schmincke Aero Color, 2nd Voice

Just as an example and to underline Ulf`s experience with Schmincke Aero Color airbrush paints and what you can do with them . The models are a 1/48 Hasegawa Bf 109 E and a 1/35 Tamiya T-55 still in the works. Schmincke also a superb [...]