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RMF Tiger I Gruppe "Fehmann" HELP

May 14, 2017, 6:21 pm

On the instruction sheet step 6 you have to decide on workable torsion bars or not. Then on step 7 you have a choice of different wheels sets one from sprue X the other from C, it goes on to 8 and 9.... Read more »

Re: Apollo Block I vs. Block II?

May 11, 2017, 2:17 am

...and then, a lot of ISPs (including mine...) cut off our usenet access. Which drastically silenced and saddened quite a few of us. I've found a free service where I can make one or two odd(?) p... Read more »

Decals for Viet Nam era M110

February 28, 2017, 8:40 am

Need one (1) set of correct decals to complete a Viet Nam era M110 (not the A1 or A2 versions), preferably from a domestic (USA) source. Thanks for any recommendations or offers to sell. Doug Read more »

Looking for helo deck decals for modern US BB 700/720

February 12, 2017, 7:11 am

Mine are shot and maker doesn't list the kit just now. Read a review that suggested using the Revell Hew Jersey hull and deck and everything else from the Trumpy kit to get around the split deck ... Read more »

Kits for sale

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February 11, 2017, 10:23 pm

Can you post ads for kits for sale here? Thanks. Read more »

Decals for Revell HH-3 Jolly Green Giant?

January 24, 2017, 7:22 am

Just took delivery of the 1987 issue of the Revell HH-3E Jolly Green Giant rescue helo, and though the kit's still sealed, the decals are in poor shape. A request for suggestions on alternative decal... Read more »

Old revell enamel paints

December 24, 2016, 5:07 pm

Hello, one of my friends found in the attic very old revell email colors with codes which don't exist anymore and he doesn't recall when, where and why he bought them. These are: 41, 44, 63, 64, 72... Read more »

M110A2 conversion to M110

December 18, 2016, 9:13 pm

Looking for references / instructions for converting Italeri kit 291 (M110A2) to Viet Nam era M110. Thanks! Doug Read more »

1/48 U-Boat!!!

November 2, 2016, 1:07 am

Ok Trumpeter - VERY impressed! But... about a version without the interior at a lower price point? -- - Rufus Read more »

Spare decals in 1/48 for nakajima oscar

October 30, 2016, 8:54 pm

Does anybody have Nakajima oscar decals in 1/48 thqt can spare or sell? Thanks Jose Read more »

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7 gallon 2 hp Sears Companion Air Compressor rating: 5

Does anyone here use the 7 gallon, 2 hp Sears Companion compressor for airbrushing? How loud is it? How often does it kick on to refill during model painting time? How long does it take to refill ... Read more »

F-106, 49th FIS Decals rating: 5

Does anyone out there know of a source for the old Microscale / Superscale 72-092 decal set for 1/72nd F-106, 49th FIS? Read more »

Thinning Tamiya cement. rating: 5

Like a fool, I left the lid off my bottle of Tamiya liquid cement last time I used it and now its pretty gooey. Still liquid, just, but very thick. What could I use to thin it back to its working con... Read more »

ARM: Book Review - The Bailey Bridge in Canadian Service rating: 5

Book Review: =93Weapons of War=94 Series; The Bailey Bridge in Canadian Ser= vice by John Sliz; Service Publications, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2012; 24 = pp. with B&W photos and not-to-scale diagrams... Read more »

Aurora 1/54 S2F Tracker info rating: 5

Has anyone built (or re-built) one of these? I just won one on EBay and I know it's gonna take lots of work. Any suggestions on aquiring/scratchbuilding a landing gear? How bad are the engines? Read more »

Resin Drying Tacky rating: 5

I bought a small tin of clear resin and some transparent blue pigment to make some lightbars for some fire & police models ive been working on, but im having some problems with it - it always dries... Read more »

Wirbelwind Interior Color rating: 5

Hi rms'ers. It's been a while but I finally found that I can access this group in google groups! Hurrah! Anyway, I am building a 1/48 scale Wirbelwind using Tamiya's Pz. IV ausf. J and the Gaso.Lin... Read more »

Swastika on Bismarck Deck Question rating: 5

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 »

!&%#$*^^@!! decal problems! rating: 5

I tried laying down some older Monogram decals (coated with Microscale decal film)and things have gone very wrong. Initially I laid them in a drop of Future because my gloss coat wasn't all that glo... Read more »

PB4Y-2 Privateer Wheel Well Color rating: 5

Hi Does anyone have an idea or better still a photo of what the Navy painted the wheel wells on PB4Y-2 Privateers in the 3 tone scheme? Were they the same color (white) as the undersurfaces or were ... 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.