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  • Tamiya PBR
    As military movie icons go, it’s hard to beat the PBR from Apocalypse Now’s journey into Vietnam’s heart of darkness.
  • 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 Italian AB43 armoured car was an updated design that took the lessons learnt from the AB41 a stage further.
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    Every so often those who know a modeller will generously add to your stash…that’s how the BA20 came our way.
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    If you don’t already know, here at Scale War Machines, we are huge Steelmasters fans. Their latest special gets a review.
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    Every now & then a little something arrives to make your life easier - like steerable replacement axles for your models.
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    Hobbyboss’s VK1602 (Ref: 82460) is an example of how far manufacturers will go to find a new subject for their models.

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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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  • Verlinden Productions are well-known to a certain generation of modellers. They're steadily re-releasing some classic titles along with some new ones.
    Verlinden Productions New Releases Dec 2014 to Jan 2015
  • Model making is all about fads & fashions – drybrushing was once all the rage. So here’s a quick guide to this technique.
    Drybrushing
  • Making your own rivets or nuts & bolts is sometimes a choice but, more often than not, a scale model making necessity. This tool will help out.
    RPToolz Hexagonal Punch & Die
  • Recreating realistic water is one of the skills you will need if you build dioramas to display your models.
    Vallejo Still Water 26230
  • A good reference book is an essential companion to any model build, helping to correct or improve details.
    Nuts & Bolts Book Review

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