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@raikisan Boris Rakic

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43 years of age, 36 of which I spent glueing plastic parts together. Living near Vienna, Austria. Military history buff, mainly US since the 20th century.
Built tanks and vehicles exclusively for all but 20 years, got into planes and then ships. And sooner or later will attempt to paint figures without sucking at it. Yeah…
Have been working in advertising and web design my whole career, I recently switched from producing stuff to teaching stuff, training people in the fields of project management and teamwork.

iModeler April Awards

It's time for our look back at some of the excellent work posted on iModeler during April. 219 new articles prompted 2,371 comments and 66,300 individual article reads, making it an impressive month indeed. According to our long-standing traditi[...]

New “Easy Eight” Sherman from Rye Field Model

If we needed any more proof that 2019 might be the year of the Sherman, Rye Field Model (RFM) just delivered it. The latest announcement in their line of 1/35 tanks covers the M4A3E8 Sherman, the last major variant of this vehicle. So lets have[...]

Moson Model Show 2019 – Part 6 (AFV Dioramas and Vignettes, 1/35)

The next batch of AVF-related pictures from this year's Moson Model Show. This time we're taking a look at some of the incredible dioramas on display. Feel free to comment on and discuss your favorites!

Moson Model Show 2019 – Part 4 (AFV, 1/35 scale)

Here is the first batch of armored fighting vehicles from the Moson Model Show 2019. Feel free to comment on and discuss your favorites.

Hasegawa 1/48 A6M2 Zero

With Louis Gardner's article series on Japanese aircraft colors ramping up ( I thought I'd deliver my take on the early war Mitsubishi A6M2. Hasegawa's Zero has been around for 25 years now, and it is still a very nice kit. It comes together [...]

Mosonshow 2019 – A Preview

The 23rd edition of the Mosonshow is about to take place on the 27th and 28th of April. As the largest scale modelling event on the European continent, Mosonshow has become a focal point and a “must go” for many modellers – as last year’s numbe[...]

iModeler Review – Border Model 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. G

Border Model Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf. G Mid/Late Scale: 1/35 Kit No: BT-001 Pros: Excellent detail, link-and-length tracks, PE skirts, bonus metal barrel, 10 marking options Cons: Instructions have some issues, see text Although not as famous as the [...]

New Sherman from Meng in the Pipeline

Oh boy... after last year's Panther frenzy, it looks like Meng is going Allied. They just announced their upcoming M4A3(76)w - a Sherman with the 76mm gun in T23 turret that is. Looking at the 3D renderings and reading Meng's description, it is[...]

iModeler March Awards

It's time for our look back at some of the excellent work posted on iModeler during March. With 220 new articles, 2,291 comments and 53,500 individual article reads, this month really picked up the pace. According to our long-standing tradition [...]

PLASMO’s Lighthearted Spring Video

An egg plane, a blooming cherry tree... Plasmos' newest video is a perfect reminder that it's perfectly fine to take things lightly :-)