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DXM Decals 1/48 F-15J Eagle 304th TFS 40th Anniversary

This decal sheet, 81-4231, covers 1 aircraft from 304th TFS JASDF: 304th TFS 40th Anniversary, NahaAB The 304th Tactical Fighter Squadro is a squadron of the 9th Air Wing of...

Review: ClearProp 1/72 Tu-143

The Tupolev Tu-143 Reys was a Soviet unmanned reconnaissance aircraft in service with the Soviet Army and a number of its Warsaw Pact and Middle East allies during the...

Review: AJM Models 1/700 HMS Black Swan

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-black-swan/ History HMS Black Swan was the name ship of the Black Swan-class sloops...

DXM Decals 1/48 F-4EJ Kai JASDF 8Sq Sea Camouflage

This decal sheet, 81-4134, covers 4 aircraft all from 8 Sqn JASDF: ACM2003 Winner, Misawa AB 2006 Iruma AB 2006 Misawa AB 2002 Misawa AB The 8th Tactical Fighter Squadron...

Luftwaffe im Focus 29 Review

As usual, the book came from the publishers in Germany in a sturdy cardboard envelope and also wrapped in tissue paper. The photos are all published on glossy paper. The...

Review: Flyhawk 1/700 Scharnhorst

Scharnhorst was a German capital ship, alternatively described as a battleship or battlecruiser, of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine. She was the lead ship of her class, which included one other...

Review: Lifelike Decals 72-041 B-25 Pt3

This 1/72 decal sheet from Lifelike Decals is designed for the Airfix B-25C/D and the Hasegawa B-25J kits. The set consists of: 1 A4 sheet of single-sided colour instructions ...

DXM Decals 1/48 F-14D USN VF-31 Tomcatters

This decal sheet, 91-4235, covers 7 aircraft: AJ-100, 164342, USS Theodore Roosevelt, 2006 NK-101, 164600, USS Abraham Lincoln, 2002 NK-100, 164601, SS Abraham Lincoln, 2003 NK-200, 169893, USS Carl...

Review: ClearProp 1/72 A5M2b Claude

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...

Lifelike Decals 72-040 B-25 Pt2

This 1/72 decal sheet from Lifelike Decals is designed for the Airfix B-25C/D. The set consists of: 2 A4 sheets of single-sided colour instructions 2 3/4 A4 sheets of...

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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...