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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 »

Can you market your product or company within 5 seconds to your consumers?

July 28, 2017, 9:54 am

Yes, you can, through billboards. It is one of the most popular methods of outdoor advertising, especially among big companies. You can make an impact in the subconscious mind of the pedestrians,... Read more »

How effective is coffee cup advertising in NewYork in promoting your brand?...

July 28, 2017, 9:53 am

Printed coffee cups are great because they deliver the client?s mes sage directly into home and office environments. But what we are curious ab out is whether it?s the more beneficial way to reach ... Read more »

What are the biggest challenges faced by OOH ad industry as it competes wit...

July 28, 2017, 9:52 am

Experts in the global Out-Of-Home scene have identified common challenges bedeviling the industry. Regardless of its immense advantages and benefits, the global OOH industry still faces some challeng... Read more »

20mm sci fi figures?

July 5, 2017, 7:34 pm

I'm building a 'space city' for a kiddie and I am looking for figures to po pulate it. I do have some Airfix Astronauts and assorted toy soldiers/civil ians that can be pressed into service but the... 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 »

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 »

Hobby shops in Seoul, S.Korea area?

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Subject header says it all... I'm living in Uijeongbu and would like to be able to purchase some primo Academy and DML kits, but can't find any. Could a local or military person point me in the righ... 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 »


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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 »

Humbrol 151. What the hell is it?

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I'm currently sat here building the Airfix Brewster Buffalo (well, trying to build). Anyway, the instructions says to paint the inside of the cockpit with Humbrol 151. The snag is that Humbrol no lon... Read more »

Slightly OT - models in aquariums

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In one recent thread on displaying the Revel U-Boat someone mentioned (maybe tongue in cheek) that he would display his in the fish tank. This brings up an interesting option. A crashed Zero or Hellc... 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.