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B-26B Marauder

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Company: ICM

The Martin B-26 Marauder was a twin-engine light bomber which entered U.S. Army Air Forces service in 1941. 5,000 airframes were built, and the aircraft was used in all theaters of operations for the U.S. during World War II. The Martin B-26 was a medium altitude [10,000 to 15,000 feet] bomber with the lowest loss rate of any Allied bomber! Many Allied air forces flew the Marauder including; U… more

D&W F-4 E/G Upgrade Landing Gear Set

F-4 E/G Landing Gear Upgrade Set for Zoukei-Mura Kit

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Company: Detail & Wonder

Packaging and Product

The sample review I received came in nicely packed black box with labeling and full instructions. It was also well packed in foam to prevent damage. There are five (5) 3D printed parts in assembly cages, six [6] 3D printed parts of the wheel hubs and three (3) resin poured wheels, and a bag containing a metal rod and tube. The printed resolution of the landing… more

Fab Scale F/A-18E/F F414 Exhaust Nozzles

F/A-18E/F F414 Exhaust Nozzles

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Company: Fab Scale

These F/A-18E/F/ [F 414] Exhaust Nozzles (for the Meng Kit primarily) are a recent release by the Chinese manufacturer Fab Scale. Fab Scale’s online presence is hard to find with the provided QR codes stating that the site can’t be reached. The same is for the supplier, Warspite Model Company. These are nice drop-fit replacements for the exhaust on the Meng kit and I suspect it would also fit… more

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OV-10D Bronco

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Company: ICM

What is in the Box

  • 4 gray injection molded plastic sprues
  • 1 clear sprue
  • 1 decal sheet with 4 markings options
  • 1 instruction book

The North American OV-10 Bronco was designed as COIN [Counter Insurgency] light attack aircraft with VSTOL [vertical and/or short take-off and landing ] capability. IT was primarily introduced to USMC and… more

GSW Fixer and Softener

Decal Fixer and Decal Softener

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Company: Green Stuff World

From the GSW Website, here are the use and application of these new items. I used them on my review build of a Supermarine Spitfire and you can see the results.

GSW… more

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Hurricane Mk IIC

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Company: Arma Hobby

What is in the Box

  • 3 gray injection molded plastic sprues
  • 1 clear sprue
  • 1 set of pre-cut masks
  • 1 decal sheet with 3 markings options
  • 1 instruction book

Construction

The Arma 1/48 Hurricane IIC starts with an unconventional build sequence, wings first, which was like their 1/72 kit. The parts are cleanly molded… more

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Supermarine Spitfire IA [Mid]

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Company: Kotare Models

Kotare has released a brand new tooled injection molded kit in 1/32 of the Mid Production Spitfire IA, which hasn’t been done since 1967. This kit was released on March 7, 2023 and is the first from this manufacturer. IT includes a beautifully illustrated color instruction booklet with actual period photographs of wartime Spitfires, which is a nice touch! This is very similar to another New… more

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Hurricane Mk II D

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Company: Arma Hobby

What is in the Box

  • 2 gray injection molded plastic sprues
  • 1 clear sprue
  • 1 3-D printed resin parts
  • 1 set of pre-cut masks
  • 1 decal sheet with 5 markings options
  • 1 instruction book

Construction

This Arma 1/72 Hurricane IID starts with an unconventional build sequence, wings first, which includes the… more

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A-26 Invader: Douglas A-26/B-26 from WWII through Vietnam

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Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: David Doyle Books

The author is David Doyle who is an American writer on historic military vehicles, aircraft, hardware and warships. He has written over 100 books published by various publishers. He also sells books through his own website. He has published through Schiffer publications on numerous occasions. David Doyle books can be purchased directly… more