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Minicraft PB4Y-1 Liberator in 1/72nd scale

Minicraft PB4Y-1 Liberator in 1/72nd scale by Charlie Scardon   The Minicraft PB4Y-1 kit has been around for some time now and is one of five versions they offer. It was the best B-24 available until the advent of the Hasegawa … Continue reading

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Thundercals 48-005 for 1/48th P-47 kits

Thundercals National Insignia and Data Decals for the P-47, No 48-005 by the Tick 48-005 Type 4 national Insignia and data Decals Pt1 for the P-47 Thunderbolt Besides enough insignia to do 9 complete aircraft in multiple configurations, there is plenty … Continue reading

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Flagship Models 13 inch Seacoast Mortar in 1/35th scale

  Flagship Models 13 inch Seacoast Mortar, Model 1861 in 1/35th scale by Glenn Estry Kit is almost 100% resin except for two or three pieces of brass rod (for levers). Resin parts were so poorly molded, that trying to remove … Continue reading

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Airfix Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I in 1/48th scale

Airfix Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I in 1/48th scale by Mike Hanlon Airfix has been on a roll in the last few years with multiple releases of newly tooled kits in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/24 scale. A most welcome release is … Continue reading

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Airfix De Havilland Comet 4B in 1/144th scale

Airfix De Havilland Comet 4B in 1/144th scale by Paul Gasiorowski The De Havilland Corporation needed to re-build the aviation industry in Great Britain after the war. The first advanced turbojet was to be designed as the D.H. 106 Comet … Continue reading

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Revell Nike Hercules Missile in 40th scale by Mark Murray

Revell: 1/40th scale Nike Hercules Missile by Mark Murray First… a little History. This missile system was developed by the Douglas Aircraft Company, in conjunction with Bell Telephone Labs & Western Electric Company. Knowing that these last two companies were … Continue reading

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Tamiya Chieftan Mk.5 Main Battle Tank, Kit No. 35068 in 35th scale, by Mark Murray

Chieftan Mk.5 Main Battle Tank Tamiya Kit No. 35068 in 1/35th by Mark Murray Here’s a quick build article on the Tamiya 1/35th scale British Army tank. The original release date of this kit was in November of 1975. Upon opening … Continue reading

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