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Collect Aire AT-9 Jeep

June 26, 2018, 10:23 pm

I am looking for the 1/48 AT-9 Jeep kit...if anyone has one they would like to sell please let me know...this is the only kit I need to complete a collection of all the planes my grandfather flew in ... Read more »

Factory Sealed 1966 Rambler American Convertible Johan Model For Sale

May 29, 2018, 7:26 pm

I have this model on eBay at the following link: Read more »

"Air Trax Resin Saab kit Wanted"

March 27, 2018, 5:43 pm

1:24 Saab 96 Sport 1962 two stroke issued in 2007. Thanks, Pete Read more »

Re: looking for 1/72 A-5A kit

March 27, 2018, 12:21 am

Didn't Trumpeter do one? -- It's time for the students to step up their game and kill people like Coulter. Siri Cruise April 25, 2017 Read more »

Aircraft, Russian colours

January 7, 2018, 4:54 am

I have a kit for a Be-12 (for several years now) and whenever I think about starting it the subject of what the external colours might be comes up. S ince this group is a little slow and underman... Read more »

models for sale, Long Island

December 12, 2017, 6:38 pm

mostly 1/48 WW2 aircraft by highly regarded manufacturers.. some jets (pre 1960's vintage), some 1/32 scale WW2, Some of the models include resin or metal upgrades. I will not ship. please conta... Read more »

P51 Exaust Shrouds

November 13, 2017, 2:08 pm

Is there a reason why some Merlin-powered P-51s have shrouded exaust stacks and others have unshrouded exaust stacks? I have seen photos showing both and I am trying to figure out why. Was there ... Read more »

Thoughts on light and painting.

September 23, 2017, 5:17 pm

Setting up a new hobby room. I've got an overhead 4 bulb fixture for primary lighting Is there any thought on light color for painting vs display? I have daylight, soft whtte, warm white, etc. T... Read more »

1/35 M752 Lance kit?

September 21, 2017, 11:33 am

Hi all, does anyone have experience yet with the 1/35 M752 Lance from Dragon? New release apparently, and on the expensive side... any ... Read more »

1/144 Aircraft - any interest?

September 18, 2017, 6:55 am

I've been building and collecting 1/144 aircraft for the past 4 or 5 years and wondered if anyone else here is doing the same. Read more »

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Heller's Le Soleil Royal

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Hi, Anyone out there built this kit? I just got mine in the mail and it only has instructions in French! (The HMS Victory from Heller had both English and French). Did I just get a box that was m... Read more »

Anyone Remember the MPF History Kits

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Is there a source besides EBAY that might have any of these old vintage kits? I'm looking for the old Arfix/MPC kits in HO scale with the vacuform bases. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks... Read more »

Reissued Hawk Space Models

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On a lark, I contacted the resurrected Hawk model company, and asked if they had any plans to reissue their kits of the Convair Atlas orbiting space station and the Vanguard satellite. They said if... Read more »

ARM: Review - DML 1/35 scale leFH 18/40 with Crew

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Kit Review: Dragon Models Limited 1/35 scale '39-'45 Series Kit No. 6795; 1 0.5 cm leFH18/40 w/Gun Crew; 318 parts (305 in grey styrene, 10 etched bras s, 3 clear styrene); pre-order price US$36.99... Read more »

ARM: Review - Eastern Express 1/35 scale 82mm 2B9 Vasilyek and 2F54 Transpo...

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Kit Review: Eastern Express 1/35 Scale Kit No. 35136; 82mm 2B9 ?Vasilyek ? Mortar with 2F54 Transport Vehicle (GAZ-66); 247 parts (234 in grey sty rene, 8 clear styrene, 5 vinyl tires); price betwe... Read more »

Historex - body parts for 18th cent - early 19th century soldiers [EBay]

rating: 5 Historex - body parts for 18th cent - early 19th century soldiers Includes: 5 pairs of arms 5 pairs of legs 5 heads (2 shown) 5 torsos ... Read more »

Lindberg or other 1/32 older car kits wheel & Aurora Demolition Derby Q...

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I recently won an old built Aurora Demolition Derby car on eBay. (Way back when I was in the 4th grade (about 1970 I guess) a fellow student gave me one for Christmas when we drew names. Who knows wh... Read more »

Squadron v. Tamiya Putty

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I think I used the last of my Squadron putty. Never gave a smooth surface. the Tamiya putty goes on smooth and does not need much work except for filing/sanding. I'm gonna quit Squadron unless someon... Read more »


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WANTED TO BUY: Nitto 1/800 Bismarck kit. Willing to consider one in any condition. Need this kit for my ever-growing naval collection. Please email me directly if you have one for sale. Thanks! Read more »

Swastika on Bismarck Deck Question

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The new 1/350 RevellGermany kit does not have the swastika decal. so, what to do about that? would be shame, at least for me, to build a nice kit and have some nasty hand painted swastika, etc on ... Read more » is a website by engineers for engineers. It is not affiliated with any of manufacturers or vendors discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.