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How to Paint Figures with Acrylics Book Review

After a period of figure painting inactivity I have put my toe back in and found that I have forgotten more than I remember. So between the videos on YouTube by Dave Youngquist of lastcavalry.com ( in an effort of full disclosure, Dave is my boss) and my limited memory I felt I needed some additional help. Trying not to date myself [...]

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Model Cellar Productions German WWI Tankers Review

As you know Last Cavalry has an enduring interest in World War I. Recently Model Cellar Productions fulfilled a void by issuing a series of German tankers. These figures are perfect companions to the recent Meng A7V release or depicting a captured British Mark IV from either Takom or Meng. All figures and tanks are 1/35 scale and available from lastcavalry.com. [...]

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Tanker Magazine Issue # 1 Review

I picked up my copy of the inaugural issue of Tanker magazine - Extreme Rust last week. This is a new quarterly publication from AK Interactive. My first thought was this is way cool, it must be something equivalent to Abrams Squad. Nothing wrong with that as one can never get enough stuff about tanks. Once [...]

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AK Interactive 4 x 2 book review

Never underestimate the power of imagination in small groups of modelers. Most of you have experienced this at a club meeting or a discussion at a show over a few beers when the talk turns to methods on how to achieve certain effects on your latest project. The good ideas start floating around and I am usually amazed [...]

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Encyclopedia of Aircraft Modelling Techniques– Volume 2 Interiors and Assembly Review

Volume 2 of the Ammo of MIG encyclopedia is out and it is terrific. The book is in the same format as Volume 1 with cover leafs to mark your place and is 160 pages of excellent hints, tips, and procedures to take a model to the next level. Do you need to know how to install brake [...]

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'In Combat - Painting Mechas' by Ammo of MIG Review

I have been a Mecha Geek for decades, ever since, as a spotty teen, I saw the cartoon, Robotech ( a.k.a. Super Dimension Fortress Macross in Japan). It spoke to me in the same way that modern military armor and aircraft did. It is then ironic that, in this book by Mig, it is demonstrated [...]

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The Weathering Magazine Presents World War One Book Review

Weathering Magazine Special “World War I”The folks at AMMO have been at it again. This latest edition of Weathering magazine covers World War I. But wait, as they say, there’s more! Stapled to the spine of the magazine is a full color camouflage profile guide titled “The Great War, the first tanks 1914-1918”. This guide contains a [...]

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JM. Villalba RLM DVD Painting and Weathering Luftwaffe WWII Aircrafts Review

Like a lot of you, I have been a modeller for most of my life except for about a 30 year break while my wife and I raised our 3 daughters. I started as a kid with the oldies, Airfix, Revell, Aurora, and Monogram. Pretty nice stuff for the time. We usually built the kit [...]

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AK Interactive Catalog 2015

Here is a link to a free PDF of the AK Interactive catalog for 2015. Lot's of good tips and techniques.It's a huge document so give it a minute...http://bit.ly/1we299dSample Images.

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Making Mud with AMMO of Mig

East techniques for great Mud Effects!

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