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  • Tamiya Cromwell 1:35th Ref 35221
    Finding a good balance between an easy build & a great result is hard, but when done well, everyone wins.
  • Paintstrip Your Models
    Ever wondered how to strip a kit’s paint finish & start again? We tried one possible method on Rommel’s famous halftrack.
  • Iwata M2 Airbrush
    Iwata’s M2 is a bit of a departure in airbrush design. We got our hands on one & gave this newbie a going over.
  • Ford M151 Mutt - Walkaround
    The Ford M151 was another chapter in the story of the US Jeep. Born in 1952, it took the Jeep concept a stage further.
  • Tamiya 25PDR Gun
    A legendary universal gun howitzer, Tamiya was the first to issue a British 25Pdr artillery piece in 1:35th scale.
  • Bofors AA Gun
    After a long wait, there's now quite a selection of 40mm Bofors kits in 1:35th scale. So here's some detail shots of one type.
  • Painting Leather How To Guide
    Here’s an easy way to paint leather on your model figures using Vallejo acrylics – illustrated on our French Tanker figure.

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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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  • Most model kits have them. Your decals are the best way to apply markings, but how can you make them look their best?
    How to Decal Your Models
  • Priming your model is a great way to get a uniform flawless base & seal all those different materials you have used.
    Vallejo Surface Primers
  • Vallejo has hit upon a simple marketing ploy. Offer up box sets to capitalize on the trend for modulation & other “out-of-the-box” techniques.
    Vallejo US Vietnam Olive Drab #78.412
  • Looking for a great day out for all the family but with a bundle of inspiration for your models to boot?
    Tankfest 2013
  • Belgian modeller François Verlinden has been an inspiration to generations of model makers – today based in the USA – his company continues to grow.
    Verlinden Productions New Releases Sept to Nov 2014

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