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V3000S/SSM Maultier "Einheitsfahrerhaus"

Published: February 3, 2024
Company: ICM

ICM boasts a rich heritage within the modeling community, establishing itself as a well-established Ukrainian-based plastic modeling company. Expanding its selection of modeling kits, ICM presents its newest 2023 release, the 35410 V3000S/SSM Maultier “Einheitsfahgrerhaus’ WWII German Truck. While this kit is a reissue of the 2012 version, it includes additional new parts.

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ICM Typ 320 German Staff Car

Typ 320 (W142) Soft Top, WWII German Staff Car

Published: January 28, 2024
Company: ICM

ICM boasts a rich heritage within the modeling community, establishing itself as a well-established Ukrainian-based plastic modeling company. Expanding its selection of modeling kits, ICM presents its newest release, the 35542 Typ 320 (W142) Soft Top - a WWII German staff car. While this kit is a reissue of the 2016 version, it includes additional new parts.

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AFV M1A1 'Long Tom'

M1A1 Gun "Long Tom"

Published: November 29, 2023
Company: AFV Club

Introduction

The M59 is a heavy towed howitzer from the World War II era with its origins in the United States. Initially developed after World War I as the 155mm Gun M1 due to the limited heavy gun capabilities identified in the U.S., it underwent redesignation as the M59 after World War II. However, it continues to be commonly referred to by its popular nickname, "Long Tom."… more

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Green Colors Dio Drybrush Paint

Published: November 29, 2023
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

Introduction

The dry brushing technique is a popular and effective method used in scale model building to enhance surface details and bring out textures by selectively applying a small amount of paint onto the raised areas of a model. This technique is particularly useful for replicating weathering effects, highlighting edges, and adding depth to intricate details.

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U.S. Army Workbench & Tool Set

Published: November 5, 2023
Company: AFV Club

Box and Contents

The kit is packaged in the standard AFV Club accessories box, which has dimensions of 10-1/4” (260mm) x 6-1/2” (165mm) x 1-1/2’ (12mm). The front of the box features a colored image, and on the back, you can find ten real photos showcasing the completed workbench and toolset. Inside the box, you will find four olive drab sprues, a small photoetch fret, one poster,… more

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7TP Tank

Published: July 19, 2023
Book Author(s): Przemyslaw Skulski
Company: Mushroom Model Publications - MMP Books

Founded in 1996, MMP Books is a UK-based publishing company with its book publishing division starting in 1999. Specializing in aviation and military history, MMP Books is known worldwide as a source for anything military.

Single Vehicle No. 02 7TP is the second book added to the “Single Vehicle” line of books MMP Books in 2021. Others include Single Vehicle No. 01 ( SU-76M) published… more

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WWII German 5 Litre Oil Cans

Published: June 24, 2023
Company: Hauler

Introduction and Build

Based in the Czech Republic, Hauler Brengun specializes in resin accessories and model kits in scales ranging from 1/32nd scale to 1/160th scale for armor and aircraft model builders. Additional items available include photoetch, an array of diorama objects and razor saws. For a complete listing of the products, their color catalog can be found at… more

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PzKpfw. VI Ausf. E Tiger I (late)

Published: May 31, 2023
Book Author(s): Przemystaw Skulski
Company: Mushroom Model Publications - MMP Books

Founded in 1996, MMP Books is a UK-based publishing company with its book publishing division starting in 1999. Specializing in aviation and military history, MMP Books is known worldwide as a source for anything military.

PzKpfw. VI Ausf. E. Tiger I (late) Single Vehicle No. 06 is the sixth book added to the “Single Vehicle” line of books MMP Books in 2022. Others include Single… more

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Chevrolet G-506, 1 ½ ton 4 x 4 Development, Production, and Variants in WWII

Published: December 22, 2022
Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: Portrayal Press

Another publication by the prolific author is the “Chevrolet G-506” second printing in softbound printing. The first printing took seven years according to the author with help from colleagues and friends. This American author is known for his writings, especially on military armor, aircraft, hardware, and warships. Having started writing in 1999 with articles appearing in publications in the… more

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Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf. Type J/L/M, Part 2

Published: December 8, 2022
Company: Gallery Models

Who is Gallery Models?

The following statement was sent to me by Model Rectifier Corporation (MRC) upon requesting a short synopsis of who is Gallery Models. “Gallery Models is a concept developed by Model Rectifier Corporation (MRC). The first model was developed in 2009 together with prominent designers, artists, mold-makers, historians, and modelers. The central idea propelling… more