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@holzhamer Pedro L. Rocha

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Wing modeller, father of 4 and a Luftwaffe enthusiast…all my hobbies in no particular order

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New P-38 from Tamiya

Read their Facebook page earlier today, and to me it sure looks like their “new 1/48 aircraft” is the P-38 everyone was hoping for. Here’s the link to the page that has some revealing photos

Weathering: what’s your game?

One area that many modelers either love or loath is getting some sort of used (and sometimes abused) look on their models. AFV modellers have been at the spearhead of weathering products and techniques for quite some time, at least that’s my opi[...]

Tamiya 109 G-6: a lesser knowned ace

Wolf-Udo Ettel is one of several lesser known fighter aces of the Luftwaffe. Achieving his Iron Cross in June 1943 after claiming his 120th victory in Russia. A few days later he was transferred to Italy, commanding 8./JG27, proceeding to shoot [...]

Teeth & Fang GB

I want to welcome everyone to participate in this new GB focusing models adorned with any sort of teeth and mouth. The main goal is depicting model planes, tanks, boats or any other weapon that sported any sort of animal mouth to strike fear on [...]

Hasegawa Fw.190 A-5: giving a long time shelf queen new robes

Few months ago I purchased a decal sheet from a new company named Exito Decals, simply because it had a trio of nice, never before presented in decal form (as far as I know) FW.190s. One of them, Yellow 5, was a one of a kind eastern front war m[...]

Bump – Group Build idea: Teeth & Fangs

Ok, time for a bump around this GB idea Time lapse suggestion: June 1st - 31st December, any scales, all genres Any one who miss the first post and finds this idea interesting enough to join please say so, there are so many subjects that can f[...]

Phoney War Emil

Airfix 109 E-1, made some 2 years ago. Thought I'd share with you. Kit has some AM stuff (Pavla resin, but that rudder is poorly shaped) and Lifelike decals (awesome)

Group Build idea : Teeth & Fangs

Men always resorted to the animal kingdom imaginary as a mean to bring up those primary fears, those that came from times where men wasn’t still the top of the food chain. So adorning shields, flags and weaponry with feared animals became a mean[...]

Black shark: Airfix Defiant

What can I say? The Defiant and particularly this aircraft was long overdue on my wish list. In fact it was more than 30 years long due. I was a young boy when my father offered me Airfix 1/72 BP Defiant and the model shown on the box was this [...]

AK Real Color Air- Is their marketing hype accurate?

Most of you have probably came across banners, printed advertisement or even some you tube stuff about AK Interactive new paint line, Real Colors. They kicked off a few months ago with an extensive AFV and Tank colors, covering several countries[...]
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