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Star Racers - Online Model Race For Kids
This is a new veteran-ownned company that combines a model design opportuni ty for kids and an online race. You can check it out at This is from our "About Us" page: "Boy or girl, fast or slow,...
2 years ago 1
Decals for Viet Nam era M110
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 Thanks...
5 years ago 6
ARM: Takom 1/35 scale Type 69-II Iraqi Medium Tank
Kit Review: Takom 1/35 scale Kit No. 2054; Type 69-II Iraqi Medium Tank; 76 0 parts (490 in grey styrene, 184 single link tracks, 70 etched brass, 12 c lear styrene, 2 black vinyl, 1 olive drab vinyl,...
6 years ago
ARM: Review - DML 1/35 scale leFH 18/40 with Crew
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...
7 years ago
ARM: Review - Trumpeter 1/35 scale BTR-70 APC Early Version
Kit Review: Trumpeter 1/35 scale Kit No. 01590; Russian BTR-70 APC early ve rsion; 468 parts (385 parts in grey styrene, 46 etched brass, 21 clear styr ene, 8 clear vinyl, 8 black vinyl); retail price...
8 years ago
Review - UMM-USA Adjustible Mitre Box
Product Review: UMM-USA Item UMS 02; Adjustable Mitre Box; Price US$48.00 Advantages: neatly designed small mitre box can be set for nearly any reaso nable length of item to ensure both precision and...
8 years ago
ARM: Review - AFV Club German 200L and 20L Fuel Cans
Kit Review: AFV Club 1/35 scale Kit No. AF35266; German 20L and 200L Fuel D rums; 108 parts in light olive drab; price not known Advantages: crisp, clean 200 liter barrels with proper pressed...
8 years ago
ARM: Review - Eastern Express 1/35 scale 82mm 2B9 Vasilyek and 2F54 Transport Vehicle (GAZ-66)
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 between...
9 years ago
P-47, 9th Air Force
I'm looking for information on a 9th Air Force P-47. What I know is that i n belonged to the 36FG 22FS. It was a D-23RE, serial 42-26041. It was cod ed 3T-A and had the name "Doogan" painted on the...
9 years ago 5
ARM: Book Review - The Bailey Bridge in Canadian Service
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...
9 years ago
ARM: Review - DML 1/35 scale German Fighting Elites in the East
Kit Review: Dragon Models Limited 1/35 scale =9139-=9145 Series Kit No. 6692; German Fighting Elites in the East - Gen2 Gear; 144 parts in grey styrene; pre-order price US$12.95 via Dragon USA Online...
10 years ago
Want: 1/32 Revell Military Wrecker kit
Relating to my other post on the M55/M34/M54. I?ve seen a plain Revell box cover (green top banner) for a Military Wrecker, a civilian GMC Wrecker boxing (blue top banner) and I?ve heard it was...
11 years ago 6
Lindberg or other 1/32 older car kits wheel & Aurora Demolition Derby Qs
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...
11 years ago 2
Help! Airbrush/paint jars
I have a bunch of Testors 1/2 oz and Badger 3/4 oz and 2 oz mixing/airbush jars. They all take the same size cap 33mm. I am short on caps and most of the remainder the gasket material is wearing out....
11 years ago 21
Corsair salmon pink primer
Some early F4U-1 "birdcage" Corsairs used a weird salmon pink primer colour in the wheel bays and other interior areas. Did any other aircraft use this colour of primer? This is
12 years ago 7
Beaufighter Cowling - Copper ?
any particular reason why the front cowling was copper/copper finish ? do not recall seeing this on any other plane... thx - Craig As I recall, the copper part of the front cowling on a Beaufighter...
13 years ago 11
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! bump
13 years ago 1
red tube testor's
hey, what's all the winey bitch shit about red tube testor's? i bought a tube at hobbytown in vegas has warnings about tuolene, etc. looks like essentially the same from the 60's except for...
13 years ago 65
Historex - body parts for 18th cent - early 19th century soldiers [EBay]
- body parts for 18th cent - early 19th century soldiers Includes: 5 pairs of arms 5 pairs of legs 5 heads (2 shown) 5 torsos (2 shown) plus assorted equipment including a musket, 2 bicorn hats,...
13 years ago
Hobby shops in Seoul, S.Korea area?
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 right...
13 years ago 1