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Stove and Barrel Brazier

Published: December 22, 2022
Company: Hauler

Hauler is a Czech Republic company produces high quality photo-etched sets for AFVs, airplanes, cars, railway vehicles, resin accessories for dioramas and resin kits. Their provides are available online or in the US from UMM-USA www.umm-usa.com or from Stevens International through your local hobby… more

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Plasticator Thick & Thin

Published: December 22, 2022
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

AMMO by Mig describes their new acrylic Plasticator as formulated for sealing porous surfaces such as wood, plaster, or ceramic to provide a plastic-like finish. The Plasticator is applied directly from the bottle with a brush. AMMO’s website provides demonstrations of how Plasticator can be used over plaster, wood, and foam to allow finishing with enamels, oil paints and washes. The… more

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Building a 1/35th Scale Caterpillar Sixty Tractor, The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide # 16

Published: November 9, 2022
Book Author(s): Richard Marmo
Company: Richard Marmo

Marmo’s Model Building Guides

Richard Marmo publishes model building guides for specific kits that provide greater insight than is usually included in the kit’s basic instructions. Richard uses photographs plus thorough written descriptions of his actual build to aid the modeler step-by-step building the kit. Richard‘s writing style is very informative and often includes humorous… more

Ford GT40 Chassis

Ford GT40 Mk.II ’66, Part 2, Chassis

Published: September 12, 2022
Company: Meng Model

This Part 2 of the review of Meng’s GT40 Mk.II ’66 focuses on the chassis & suspension assembly of the Meng kit. Part 1 of the GT40 review included ‘What’s-In-The-Box’ and a comparison of the Meng kit to the… more

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Phoenix Scale Modelling, April 2022

Published: August 19, 2022
Company: Phoenix Scale Publications

Phoenix Scale Modelling, April 2022, is the third issue of a new modeling magazine printed in the UK. Phoenix also publishes Scale Aviation Modelling, which focuses on aircraft models, and several series of books on aircraft, including modelers guides. Scale Modeller is also available in a digital format. The magazines are currently available at 250 Barnes & Noble stores for $12.99 with… more

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Ford GT40 Mk.II ’66, Part 1

Published: September 10, 2021
Company: Meng Model

Ford GT40 Mk.II ‘66

Developed by the Ford Motor Company and Carroll Shelby to end the dominance of Ferrari in the preeminent 24 Hours of LeMans, the Ford GT40 Mk.II become an iconic American built race car. After failing to finish the race in 1965, the Ford GTs finished 1-2-3 in 1966 in a humiliating loss for Ferrari. As three GT40s took the lead in the final laps. Ford executives… more

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Jet Fighters of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps, Part 2: Mach 1 and Beyond - Digital Version

Published: August 31, 2021
Book Author(s): Bert Kinzey
Company: Detail & Scale, Inc.

This is a review of the digital version of the Details & Scale’s Jet Fighters of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps book which has been released concurrently with the hard copy that is reviewed… more

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Benz Patent-Motorwagen 1886 with Mrs. Benz & Sons

Published: February 13, 2021
Company: ICM

This kit is the second release in 2020 of the Benz Patent-Motorwagen 1886. This release includes three figures of Mrs. Benz and her two sons in addition to the Motorwagen vehicle. The vehicle was more

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The Final Archives of the Führerbunker

Published: January 26, 2021
Book Author(s): Paul Villatoux, Xavier Aiolfi
Company: Casemate UK

This book vividly describes life in Hitler’s Führerbunker below the German Reich’s Chancelleries as the Soviet Red Army closes in on Berlin at the end of WWII. Two French officers secretly entered the bunkers in November 1945 and gathered hundreds of documents that describe the living conditions and actions of the bunker’s inhabitants at the end of WWII. These documents form the basis for this… more

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Construction Yellow & Concrete Colors

Published: January 25, 2021
Company: Mission Models

This review looks at Mission Model Paints Farm Tractor Yellow (MMP-126), Hiway Yellow 1930/1990 Heavy Equipment (MMP-041), New Construction Yellow 1990 to Present (MMP-125), and Concrete 1 (MMP-127). This is a comparison of the paint colors to actual vehicles or materials. Check out my earlier review on the use and performance of MMP Paints.

Mission Models Paints are non-solvent base… more