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SOVEREIGN 2000 FIGURES REVIEW #1

Sovereign 2000 Resin Figures Review
We look at figures from Sovereign 2000 - which includes items from the S2KF range of figurines.

These count amongst them references in 1:35th scale, sculpted by Tony Williams - as well as the newly-acquired S2KW range of Wolf figures in the same scale.

SKP MODEL RESIN & PLASTIC KIT REVIEW

Skp Model Resin & Plastic Kits
SKP Model is a Czech after-market model supplier who also make plastic kits.

Most their range is in 1:35th scale & it includes: Resin Figures Copper & Resin Tow Cables Brass & Photoetch Helmet Sets Headlight Lenses & Tail Lights Full Resin Model Kits In this

MR BLACK SCALE MODEL HANDBOOKS

Mr. Black Scale Model Handbooks
These semi-hardback books contain about 60 pages each – packed with colour photos.

Today, we browse through the figure releases, but there's also a selection dedicated to diorama building.

RPTOOLZ RIVET MAKER "HOW TO" GUIDE

RPToolz Riveter Tool
We've looked at RP Toolz range before, like the standard punch & die & hexagonal punch & die.

Both are excellent tools but what if you want to make rounded or conical rivets?

YOUNG MINIATURES MILITARY RANGE UNBOXED

Young Miniatures Military Series
Into figure modelling? Then check out this review of a great range of military subjects.

Young Miniatures of Korea is one of the best ranges of scale model figures & busts available - so we unboxed some of the range sent to us by Historex Agents.

YOUNG MINIATURES HISTORIC RANGE UNBOXED

Young Miniatures Historic Series
We unbox & look at some busts from Young Miniatures – amongst the best model figures out there.

They combine inspiring subjects with top-drawer sculpting & casting. Here's a quick resume of their historical range of 1/10th scale busts (they do 90mm & 70mm complete figures as well).

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  • Working with photoetch can be fraught with all kinds of difficulties but there's no doubt, it's a great way to enhance your scale models.
    The Small Shop Hold & Fold
  • In this step-by-step mini-guide we look at a useful weathering product from Vallejo – their water-based Chipping Medium.
     Vallejo Chipping Medium
  • Want to get down with the chipping gang? Eager to try out the latest painting craze? Then this new Vallejo set (Ref: 71.186) will get you started.
    Vallejo Rust & Chipping Set Ref: 71.186
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  • Changing a stock figure’s head with a resin item is a sure way to give your miniatures more life. But it may not be obvious what needs to be done.
    Using Hornet Heads For Your Figures

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