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    Thunder Models 1/35 Case Tractor

    Nice kit, first release from Thunder Models. Can be made one of 2 ways, US Army, or civilian Case tractor. Obviously went the civilian route. Painted and weathered with Vallejo. Added hydraulic lines, spark plugs, lights (also wired) and a dog from an Alpine resin figure. Been rode hard and...
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    Hasegawa 1/35 Melusine

    Bought these on whim (from someone on here IIRC) Painted it up as Canadian Armed Forces circa 2150. Painted and weathering with Vallejo. Hex pattern was done with painting masks from Fallout Hobbies. Added smoke dischargers from a Leopard kit, scratchbuilt antenna (ok, scratchbuilt might be...
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    Bandai 1/72 A-Wing

    Don't remember what I finished since the forum went down, didn't see this one posted on here, so figured I was safe as to not to repeat. Built out of the box, my first Bandai kit (won't be my last). Just changed the red to green. White is still kit plastic, just added washes, dirt, and such to...
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    Takom T-54B

    Promised myself that I wouldn't start anything else new until I finished something. So much for that one, this was just calling to me. Takom T-54B, going to be doing it in the '73 Egyptian markings included in the kit. Since Takom uses a common lower hull for all of their T-54/55/Type 69...
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    Trumpeter North American March 2017 Releases

    1548 1/35 Russian T62 Mod 1962 Iraqi Regular Army Tank (New Variant) The T-62 is a Soviet main battle tank first introduced in 1961 and used during the Cold War. With over 22,000 built, it was one of the top-used tanks during the era. The 1962 variant of this kit uses an early model engine...
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    Trumpeter North American February 2017 Releases

    1046 1/35 German M270/A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System (New Tool) The M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System is a self-propelled rocket artillery made for the US Army in 1983. The A1 variant was created as part of a 2005 upgrade, designed specifically for the United States but eventually adopted by...
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    Trumpeter North American January 2017 Releases

    1023 1/35 US MPQ53 C-Band Tracking Radar System The MPQ-53 is a tracking radar system that sits on the same base used by the MIM 104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system. Used by the US Army, the radar set is equipped with IFF, electronic counter-counter measures. Kit consists of over 410...
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    Trumpeter North American December 2016 Releases

    1025 1/35 Russian 9P113 TEL Launcher w/9M21 Rocker of 9K52 Luna-M (New variant) The 9P113 is a Soviet short-range artillery rocket system. The 9M21 rockets are unguided and spin-stabilized. Its designation is 9K52, and its NATO reporting name is FROG-7. "FROG" is an acronym for "Free Rocket...
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    MOVED: Takom 1/35 AMX-13/75

    This topic has been moved to ARMOR.
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    Takom 1/35 AMX-13/75

    Here is mine. I have the added benefit (or would that be pressure) of also using this as my entry into our military theme for our local show coming up on May 28th. The good news, 2 birds with one stone...the bad news, less time to build it. As while this contest goes until the end of June, I...
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    Nuremberg Toy Show 2016

    Here is all the news about the Nuremberg Toy Show 2016 going on now!
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    All Japan Hobby & Model Show 2015

    Some HLJ coverage of the All Japan Hobby & Model Show going on this weekend in Tokyo.
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    Vallejo Metal Colors Review

    Hey there everyone, These paints are apparently out in Europe, expecting them sometime in September in North America. Vallejo's new paint line, Metal Color. Basically an acrylic equivalent to the Alclad metallics. I was sent a few samples from Vallejo to try out and I am sold. The only color...
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    SMA Big Spring Contest 2015 Participation Award - Elm City Hobbies

    Hey there everyone, First off congratulations to all of the winners, class and BIS messages are going out to the winners shortly, in the mean time, Elm City Hobbies is happy to offer a 10% discount to all of those that participated in the contest. 10% off at Elm City Hobbies: Elm City...
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    Next project, a pair of '57 Fords

    Going to build both of these at the same time: Both kits are based on the same kit molds. Going to take the racing parts out of the custom, and add them to the wagon for a club build. Supposed to be an OOB build, which it will be, just will be out of 2 boxes! LOL Then the Custom will live...
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    Armor German 6X4 Krupp Protze (Kfz.70)

    Category: Armor Name of Build: German 6X4 Krupp Protze (Kfz.70) Kit manufacturer: Tamiya Scale: 1/48 Description Built pretty much out of the box. Drums and fuel cans in the cargo are Tamiya, the rest of the boxes are resin boxes from Value Gear. Painted and weathered with...
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    MOVED: Firefly class transport

    This topic has been moved to SCI-FI & SPACE.
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    Shizuoka Hobby Show 2015

    From our friends over at HLJ, some coverage of the Shizouka Hobby Show 2015