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  1. Daf57

    Ma.k Pigs in the Kitchen!

    Hi, Having some fun with one of the Suzi-Syndicate kits! Pigs (buta) in the Kitchen! Thanks for looking! :) Daf
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    Wave Rally Pawn Diorama

    Hi, This is my version of the new Wave Rally Pawn. Cool kit! The base is the MSG Hobby Base kit ( Thank you for looking! :) Daf
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    Ma.k Skinhead

    Hey guys! Wanted to try my hand at a Maschinen Krieger Skinhead and did so - I think it came out okay, the next one will be better! Thanks to Futch for the needed bits! Comments and suggestions/advice always welcome! Thanks! Daf
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    Ma.k Snake-Eye with Attitude

    Hi all, Just finished this one up ... comments and suggestions welcome, of course. :) Thanks!
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    Industria Mechanica wants opinion on 1/20 items

    Michael ( is asking, through his Industria Mechanica facebook page, for opinions on whether there would be any interest in 1/20 scale castings. Please go over and let him know we are definitely interested!! ;)
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    Kotobukiya M.S.G. Weapon Sizes

    Hey guys, What scale or size are the Kotobukiya M.S.G. Weapons - I've seen them on Ebay and would like to use but not sure what size they are. I'm thinking of possible use with the 1/20 ma.k figures. Here's an example...
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    Neuspotter Assembly Instructions

    Hello! A work buddy recently gave me several ma.k kits, in various stages of assembly, he was no longer interested in. Cool! ;D One of these is the Nitto Neuspotter - but the decals and instructions are missing in action. I did some test fitting and may be able to wing it but would like to see...
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    K4 Paints and Weathering Products

    Hey guys! Hey, ran across an article that mentioned K4 paint and washes out of South America - I remember reading about that a couple of years ago. What ever happened with that company? Are they still selling product? I couldn't find any info on the web. If they are still out there - anyone...
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    Need some color help, please.

    Hey guys! Picked up a Bandai Missile Phalanx kit. Wondering what color it is? See photo below. Any guesses to the best match?Some sort of tan I suspect. Thanks! Daf
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    The Weathering Magazine

    I know I'm late to the party :P - but I would like to have a few of the The Weathering Magazine issues. Does anyone know of a US source for these? I found some Euro sources but the shipping exceeds the magazine cost unfortunately. I'm mostly interested in the Rust, Chipping and Engine Oil...
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    So what's out there similar to Ma.K?

    Hey guys! So I've really gotten hooked on the Ma.K models!! I guess at this moment in time I'm more about robots and such than cars and planes. They are so well done and enjoyable to build. Got kits piling up. :D So what other model kits are out there that are similar to Ma.K subject matter...
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    Mixing up some caution

    Hey all! Before I waste any more paint ... my paint mixing skills are weak. Please suggest some ways to achieve the yellow below. I'm assuming yellow as a base, then I've tried mixing in some brown, orange, gold - but it just never pops in. Anyone ever mixed up their own warning yellow? Any...
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    Vallejo Black Shade Wash ... dries gray?

    Wanted to try the Vallejo washes, got a chance last night. Applied some of the black wash, somewhat heavily, to well cured enamel paint in the recesses of a pickup firewall. Woke up this morning and in the deepest recesses (most wash) it's turned a light gray ... not the black wash I was...
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    filters and washes - what's the difference?

    Filters and washes - what's the difference? "Filters" are new to me - what exactly is a filter and/or how does it differ from a wash? Thanks Daf
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    AK Interactive Washes - which are best for automotive?

    Hi all, I'd like to try the AK weathering products - but as I look through their product line I'm getting a bit overwhelmed (they appear to be geared toward armor) by all the different washes. So you guys that use them ... which washes or sets would you recommend as a good "starter" set for...
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    Small Styrene Domes or Hemispheres

    Hi all - I'm new to scratch building and had a question as I start a little project. I see that between Evergreen and Plastruct we got sheets, tubes, different shapes of rods ... but what if a ball, hemisphere or dome shape is needed? Is there a source for difference sized styrene hemispheres or...
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    Hello from East Texas!

    Hello from East Texas! ;D Been modeling on and off since mid 60s. Keep putting it down for a spell then picking it back up - spent a lot of money over the years restocking, that's for sure! Anyway, the advantage these days is the internet and the cool forums like this one. Hope I can...