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Iliad Design 1/48 Starfighters in Combat

This decal sheet is numbered 48020a and arrived from Iliad decals in a stout cardboard envelope. This decal sheet is an updated reprint with an additional 7th design and...
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Review: ClearProp 1/72 A5M2b Claude – late version

The aircraft entered service in early 1937 and soon saw action in aerial battles at the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War. The A5M was the better of almost...
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Nuts & Bolts Vol.43 Sd. Kfz. 9 and variants

The Sd.Kfz. 9 (also known as "Famo" ) was a German half-track that saw widespread use in World War II, and the...
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Review: ClearProp 1/72 Ki-51 Sonia

The Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Army designation "Type 99 Assault Plane". Allied nickname "Sonia") was a light bomber/dive bomber in service with the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. It...
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DXM Decals 1/48 F-4EJ Kai JASF 302Sqn Retirement

This decal sheet, 91-4237, covers 1 aircraft: F-4EJ Kai, 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa A.B., Japan. The 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron became the first JASDF F-35 Squadron at Misawa Air...
Review: AJM Models 1/700 HMS Alynbankvideo

Review: AJM Models 1/700 HMS Alynbank

We have this kit for sale in our shop. We keep our pricing as competitive as we can. https://shop.hobbylinkinternational.com/product/ajm-models-1-700-hms-alynbank/ History She was completed on 26 March 1925 as MV Alynbank, a 5100-ton...
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Review: U-Boot im Focus 18

As always, the issue was packed very well; wrapped in paper and then inside a cardboard envelope. The magazine is printed on 52 high-quality glossy pages and...
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DXM Decals 1/48 F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack

This decal sheet, 81-4230, covers 6 aircraft from VF-1: F-14A, NK-106, Bu No. 158995, VF-1, USS Enterprise, 1978 F-14A, NE-103, Bu No. 161288, VF-1, USS Ranger, 1985 F-14A, NE-111,...
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Review: AJM Models 1/700 HMS Springbank

We have this kit for sale in our shop. We keep our pricing as competitive as we can. https://shop.hobbylinkinternational.com/product/ajm-models-1-700-hms-springbank/ History Completed in May 1926 as motor merchant Springbank for Andrew Weir &...
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Review: Flyhawk 1/700 Seaplane Dockside Base

This is a pretty interesting subject as it's basically a 1/700 diorama in a box. The box is an end opening box, with the parts securely packaged inside. So, inside the...

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How To: Intro To Dioramas (Definition, Composition, And Design)

https://youtu.be/hvVJoMC7gJY Hey guys! In this video, I explain my philosophical "artistic theory" as applied to vignettes and dioramas. I love all kinds of scale modeling...

Making A Display Base

Here's how I turned this shadowbox frame into a display base for my 1/1000 scale U.S.S. DEFIANT. The first thing I'll do is find the...

Spitfire FR MK XIVe

I'm hoping I can spit this one out by the end of the month. It's a simple kit with enough detail to please. Most...