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75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 3
Building The Battle Of Midway

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 3

The Battle Of Midway project is at a standstill at the moment as a pending move has forced me to...
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Building

What to do when you can’t build?

Some time ago we decided to sell our place move. This process involves styling your apartment to show it off...
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75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 2
Building The Battle Of Midway

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 2

The Battle Of Midway project is now under way. But not without snags. Getting this right is not easy. It...
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75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 1
Building The Battle Of Midway

75 years after the Battle of Midway – post 1

Having the opportunity to spend some time on my hobby this summer I wanted a project or challenge to work...
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Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 3
Building Building Airfix's Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib in scale 1:24

Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 3

Going forward Having done the cockpit (see previous post) it was time to move to the front. The engine in...
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Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 2
Building Building Airfix's Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib in scale 1:24

Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 2

Making the main frame Finally, ready to get going on the Typhoon! All things in place, if you're wondering what...
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Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 1
Building Building Airfix's Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib in scale 1:24

Building the Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib – post 1

Since 2014 when it was released I've had Airfix's Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib in scale 1:24 on my shelf. Finally I've...
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Blood sucker in day-glow
Story behind the models Uncategorized

Blood sucker in day-glow

Sweden was the first foreign country to buy the de Havilland Vampire, the second jet powered aircraft in the Royal...
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Surprise visit
Story behind the models

Surprise visit

As young (eighteen years) and relatively inexperienced pilot with only 50 hours of flying Mathias Rust sets of on an...
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In the air over Pearl Harbour
Story behind the models

In the air over Pearl Harbour

These two aircraft was in the air during the famous attack on Pearl Harbour on the 7th of December 1941. The...
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The Scottish excursion
Story behind the models

The Scottish excursion

On the 10th of May 1941 Rudolf Hess, deputy Fürer of the German Reich, climbed up in his Messerschmitt Bf...
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The Leningrad Cowboy
Story behind the models

The Leningrad Cowboy

This Sturmovik participated in the liberation of Leningrad in January 1944. Leningrad was surrounded by the Germans in September 1941 and...
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The Catalina affair
Story behind the models

The Catalina affair

On June 13 1952 an unarmed Dc3 from the Swedish Air Force was shot down and vanished over the Baltic...
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Do we trust the colours?
Painting

Do we trust the colours?

The true colours on the subjects for our model creations vary. The colours are affected by weather and sun, usually...
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How good is the scale accuracy?
Building

How good is the scale accuracy?

You buy a scale model kit and you pay attention to how well it's moulded, the detailing and how well...
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Where’s the on-line scale model magazines?
Littrature

Where’s the on-line scale model magazines?

If you go into a well stocked newsstand you'll find a load of magazines covering the art of plastic model...
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To airbrush or not to airbrush?
Painting

To airbrush or not to airbrush?

To me it's definitely clear that airbrushing is the way to put colours on your models if you want a...
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