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  • Valentine Archer SPG
    With its back-to-front design, the Archer SPG’s main 17Pdr gun faced to the rear - certainly a little different.
  • Tamiya Panzer III Ausf. N (Ref: 35290)
    The Panzer III was a German Army workhorse, soldiering away on all fronts. So Tamiya’s Ausf. N is a welcome addition.
  • Revell 04990 Cylon Centurion
    Every film needs its baddie & Battlestar Galactica’s is the Cylon Centurion. So Revell has released a fitting tribute to this movie menace.
  • BR52 Kriegslok Walkaround
    The BR52 was known as the Kriegslok or “War Locomotive” & was manufactured in vast numbers between 1942 & 1944.
  • Unimog U1300L
    The Unimog is one of the world’s most iconic vehicles, often seen in action around global hotspots & disaster zones.
  • Fine Molds X-Wing 1:48th
    The Force is strong in Fine Molds X-Wing Fighter (Ref: SW1 2400). A Great subject & fantastic quality awaits modellers.
  • Battle Of Britain Pilot Bust - The Few
    Modeller Doug Frame had always wanted to pay tribute to the RAF pilots of 1940’s Battle of Britain & this bust gave him a great excuse.

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THE SMALL SHOP DELUXE BRASS ASSIST

The Small Shop Deluxe Brass Assist
Rolling curved or rounded profiles is not easy with photo etched brass. The Deluxe Brass Assist will give you a helping hand.

The fact is, photo etch brass sets are a great asset but they are sometimes imperfect.

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THE SMALL SHOP NUTTER TOOL

The Small Shop Nutter Tool
Placed firmly in the “premium” tool price bracket, The Small Shop’s Nutter takes an innovative approach to making rivets.

The traditional method of making nuts & bolts & rivet detail is to turn to a punch & die. That will allow you to make endless rivets using plastic card.

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PANZER PUTTY CAMOUFLAGE

Panzer Putty Camouflage MXpression
Every now & then a remarkable custom-made model making product emerges. Here's Panzer Putty from Mxpression.

We decided to do a review & "How To" guide all about using this strange putty marketed as a useful airbrush accessory.

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WILDER NITROLINE WEATHERING PRODUCTS

Wilder Nitroline Weathering Products
It’s truly the best of times for modelers when it comes to finishing products – now here’s a new range from Adam Wilder.

If you don’t know of him, he’s a really accomplished modeller & a new range of weathering products has been released bearing his name.

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VALLEJO WAFFEN SS CAMOUFLAGE SET

Vallejo Waffen SS Camouflage Set Ref: 70180
Painting Waffen SS camouflage can be a daunting task but achieving a convincing result just got a little easier thanks to Vallejo.

New to their 2014 catalogue is their Waffen SS Camouflage Painting Set (Ref: 70.180). It contains 8 of their familiar 17ml bottles of “Model Color” paints.

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  • Trying to achieve a rusty eroded paint finish can be made easier with the simple use of this household staple.
    Salt Chipping Technique
  • All American workhorse! We love the US GMC 6x6 2.5t truck, a.k.a the Jimmy. The Leroi Compressor version is no exception.
    GMC 2.5t Truck with Leroi Compressor
  • Tanks & military vehicles have all sorts of grab handles, loops & tie-downs dotted all around them. Here's a way to make them.
    The Small Shop Wrangler & Wire Assist
  • Model making is all about fads & fashions – drybrushing was once all the rage. So here’s a quick guide to this technique.
    Drybrushing
  • Every year the Dorset countryside rumbles to the sound of heavy armour. It’s a sign that Tankfest at Bovington Tank Museum has arrived.
    Bovington Tank Museum - Tankfest

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