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Review Middle East Wars, Arab-Israeli Conflict 1948-1973 AK Interactive Publications

Product Review“Middle East Wars, Arab-Israeli Conflict 1948-1973Modern Conflicts Profile Guide, Volume I.Published by AKAuthors: Pere Valls and Zachary SexHaving visited the Middle East on an all-expense paid tour financed by my Uncle (Uncle Sam, you may have heard of him) and my Mother’s stories when she was studying in Jerusalem, I have developed a certain affinity for that [...]

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Calvin Tan's Basic Guide To Figure Painting Review

As I was sitting at my desk doing work Dave peaked over his monitor and asked me, “You used to paint figures didn't you?”I responded that he knew I did but had stopped a while ago because I was frustrated at my lack of progress and skill with acrylic paints. Then Dave handed me the [...]

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What About Scale?

I recently attended the IPMS Nationals in Omaha and was very impressed with the extremely detailed level of work on the aircraft models. However I have one issue that I have been trying to sort out. Most of the models, with the exceptions of the dioramas, were displayed as static stand alone displays. As a result, in many cases, it [...]

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Wilder Aqualine Tutorial - Painting and weathering the Whippet - Details

So in this chapter, we’re gonna prepare the model for weathering. In other words, we’ll take care of some details that need to be painted before adding dust and earth tones to the surface. There’s going to be a small surprise in this article, so let’s quickly get down to business!Incinerated White from Lifecolor contains [...]

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Wilder Aqualine Tutorial - Painting and weathering the Whippet - Earth Tones

Okay, so this might be one of the most involved steps on an armor subject. Of course, only if you decide to add complex weathering to your model.British WW1 tanks are specific when it comes to mud and dust as large sections of their sides are weathered like a running gear due to the tracks [...]

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Chinese Power Vehicles Techniques and Camouflage Guide Book Review

Product review “Chinese Power”Published by AK Interactive Reviewed by Glen BromanAnd now for something completely different I thought as I was letting my fingers do the walking through the “upcoming good staff” page of the Last Cavalry web site. A new book by the folks at AK Interactive on Chinses armored vehicles called “Chinese Power”. It seems [...]

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Soviet Armor in Foreign Wars Book Review

Soviet Armor In Foreign WarsEgypt – Iraq – Libya - Vietnam - AfghanistanInside The Armour PublicationsReviewed by Glen BromanNormally I’m not a big fan of junkies. They lure you in with something that makes you feel good, start feeding that Jones with ever better stuff and boom, you’re hooked. I say normally I’m not a [...]

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The Weathering Special - How to Paint 1:72 Military Vehicles

Oh Lord, I’ve died and gone to Heaven. A whole book dedicated to painting and weathering 1/72 armor. If you have misspent your life building armor in pipefitters scale, AKA 1/35, you should reject the Dark Side and come over to the Light side, we have milk and cookies. So let’s talk small scale advantages, do you [...]

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Inside the Armour Modelling Churchills #1 Book Review

Most of you that know me understand my unhealthy fascination with large green British Infantry tanks named after famous British Prime Ministers. We have our own support group and everything. “Hi, my name is Glen and I build Churchills.” A lot of them, so sue me. Like junkies feeding my habit the guys at ITA Publications produced another of their [...]

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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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