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Tracks for T-34 mod.1940 Third Variant

Published: May 26, 2022
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is the tracks for the Russian T-34 mod.1940 third variant.

This aftermarket set includes parts in grey resin. As you can see from the pictures, the casting of the parts is pretty good, without any bubbles in the resin and small attachment points.

This set… more

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Tiger I and II Tanks, German Army and Waffen-SS The Last Battles in the East, 1995

Published: May 3, 2022
Book Author(s): Dennis Olivier
Company: Pen & Sword

Pen and Sword continues to expand its TankCraft series, this time with an installment of the Tiger I and II in the last battles in the East.

The book is divided in the following sections

  • Introduction
  • The Eastern Front 1945
  • Tiger Units of the Heer
  • Camouflage and Markings
  • Model Showcase
  • Modelling Products
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Armored Personnel Carrier M4/M5/M9 Half Track

Published: April 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Slawomir Zajaczkowski
Company: Kagero Publishing

The Topdrawings series specializes in line-drawings of a given subject in each booklet. The 120th installment in this series is devoted to the always popular Armored Personnel Carrier Half-Track. This booklet covers the M3/M5/M9 versions of the half-track which were manufactured by International Harvester Company.

This booklet has 5-View line drawings for the M3A1, M3A2, M5, M5A1, M5A2… more

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F-104A/C

Published: March 2, 2022
Company: Kinetic Model Kits

Kinetic Models is expanding its line of F-104 Starfighters. Having released the late markings already (-G, -J, -S, including some trainers) they are adding to their line the early variants: -A and -C.

The kit arrives in a large sturdy box (where you can comfortably keep the model in between sessions while you are working on it) with a total of 4 sprues -one molded in clear- and a small… more

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Polish Fighter Colors 1939-1947, Vol.2

Published: February 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Wojciech Zmyslony, Marek Rogusz, Bartłomiej Belcarz, Tomasz J. Kopański
Company: MMP Books

The Polish Air Force during WWII fought in many fronts, under many different camouflage schemes and with a very large variety of aircraft. During 1939, it fought over Poland and later it became an “Air Force in exile”, fighting alongside first with the French Air Force first and the Royal Air Force later.

It should be pointed out that, while incorporated to with the RAF for operational… more

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IA-58 Pucara

Published: February 13, 2022
Company: Kinetic Model Kits

Kinetic Models has been consistently releasing airplanes covering the Falklands War conflict and their latest release has been the IA 58 Pucara in 1/48 scale. This kit is part of their “Kinetic Gold” series which is a substantial improvement on the mold quality relative to previous kits of the same manufacturer. All parts are sharply modeled, with very fine panel lines and no flash anywhere to… more

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IA-58 Pucara Landing Gear (Kinetic)

Published: December 9, 2021
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

Scale Aircraft Conversions specializes in white metal replacement parts. Its line of replacement landing gear has been expanded to include a set for the Kinetic 1/48 IA-58 Pucara. The set is including a total 13 parts covering the main landing gear struts and nose landing gear. These parts are drop-in replacements for the plastic parts.

Considering the size and weight of the IA-58… more

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IA-58 Pucara FAA Colors Set

Published: December 7, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

In the last year or so I have been able to try out the Ammo by Mig Jimenez paints and I’m very well impressed with them. They are sturdy and durable, nothing like other acrylic paints I have used before. When I had the opportunity to review another set of them, I jumped on it, as these paints are among the best acrylics I’ve ever used.

This particular set A.mig-7242, Pucara FAA… more

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Metal barrel for ZiS-6 for KV-2/3/4/5

Published: October 23, 2021
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is metal barrel for the KV-2/3/4/5

This aftermarket set includes a barrel is made of turned metal with a hollow end. It will be perfect to enhance the looks of your model as the gun barrel tends to be a focal point of most armor models.

This set is well done… more

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Turret for Pz.V Panther Panzerbeobachthungswagen

Published: October 23, 2021
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is the Turret for Pz.V Panther Panzerbeobachthungswagen/

This aftermarket set includes parts in grey resin, green resin, clear resin and photoetch. The gun barrel is casted in resin for this set. As you can see from the pictures, the casting of the parts is pretty… more