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Modeling the Gulf War 1991

Modelling the Gulf War 1991By Abrams Squad Reviewed by Glen BromanI’m convinced that many of the publishing houses that are catering to the modelling crowd these days have discovered a way to electronically monitor my purchases and observe what books I have on my shelves from a satellite in geosynchronous orbit over my house. I’m convinced [...]

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David Parker's B-17G Big Bird Modelling Guide

Have you ever been asked, “What is your favorite aircraft?” I have a feeling we all have been asked that many times and many of us have answered, “The Boeing B-17 Fortress”. I've been to airshows and have seen the B-17 doing flyovers and loving the sound of those beautiful radials. I've paid my $5.00 and moved throughout the aircraft, [...]

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Scratchbuilding Masterclass Book Review

Product Review“Scratchbuilding Masterclass”David Parker, Alex Clark, Stephen Tegner George Moore, Chris MeddingsPublished by Inside the Armour PublicationsReviewed by Glen Broman“Wow”.This qualifies as my shortest review ever. When I picked up this book from Dave Youngquist at Last Cavalry and told him I would write a review on it, I think he was expecting something a little more [...]

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Vallejo FC Model Tips Book Review

Product ReviewFC Model tips Volume 1By Federico Colada Reviewed by Glen BromanChristopher Walken loves cowbells. Robert Duvall loves the smell of napalm in the morning. Gunnery Sergeant Hartmann loves his Marine Corps. Me, I love modelling technique books. I also love the smell of napalm in the morning, but that’s a story for another [...]

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Vallejo Paint Stand and iModelkit Review

Ok, we're now in the beginning of a new year and it is the time for renewal, commitment, and organization. So I have taken that to heart with one product that I have found online and one that we now carry on the website.The first product is a great new paint organizer from Vallejo. The organizer comes in [...]

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​Modelling the BTR Eight Wheeled Abrams Squad Review

Modelling the BTR Eight WheeledPublished by Abrams SquadReviewed by Glen BromanThis is another Abrams Squad Special, following on the heels of their recent Abrams project. The title may leave one in suspense, “Modelling the BTR Eight Wheeled”. “Eight Wheeled “what? The Grammar Nazi in me is screaming for another noun, but the Modeler in me is screaming “who cares, [...]

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AK Interactive - Modelling Full Ahead 1, Knox & Baleares Class Review

This is a new series by the folks from AK Interactive aimed at the wheelhouse of ship modelers. My modeling tastes have been described by my friends as somewhat psychotic, bouncing from tanks, to planes, to ships with the odd Zeppelin thrown in. Well, I went and got a new set of friends and they now call [...]

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A Great Set of "How To's" From AK Interactive on Their Weathering Products

AK Interactive provides a great set of "How To's" on many of their products. Last Cavalry has provided links to them below. This is a great resource for anyone using AK products.Decay DepositLight Rust DepositsMedium Rust DepositsDark Rust DepositsSand Yellow Deposits Light Rust DepositsBrown Earth DepositsStreaking GrimeRust StreaksDust EffectsFuel StainsSlimey Grime DarkSlimey Grime LightBlack PigmentNorth Africa DustEuropean [...]

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Perfect Plastic Putty

We here at Last Cavalry introduced a new product in our assortment a couple of months ago based on a few customer requests. The product was Deluxe Perfect Plastic Putty by Deluxe Materials. Perfect Plastic Putty is a one-part fast drying, superfine filler with good adhesion, sanding and polishing properties on plastic. Easily to use even in awkward areas. Water clean-up. [...]

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Uschi van der Rosten "Blitz Dry" Review

“Hey, the big model show is just a few weeks away and my projects are all done and ready to go”, said no one, ever. Half the fun of getting ready for the show is that delicious anticipation of wondering if you will actually get done in time. Even when I do barely get finished in time, there’s [...]

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