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New additions from Green Strawberry

My good friends in the Czech Republic from Green Strawberry sent us in various samples of their latest releases. As I have stated here before and thru other various outlets, this is a very humble company that delivers high quality products. For someone like yours truly who will observe and...

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Coming soon from Hasegawa and Italeri in 2018

To open the new year 2018, here is what Hasegawa and Italeri will have in store for us model kit builders. The list is very tempting from both. There is a little bit of everything for most model subjects. From Hasegawa in this offering I immediately fell in love with...

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Urgent Press Release from Hobbico

Hello, thank you for being patient and waiting for the official news from me. Hobbico announced today that we are filing for restructuring under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and that we are pursuing a process to sell or restructure the company. It’s important to know Hobbico will continue...

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REVELL Porsche Junior 108 – Tractor

Revell from Germany surprise us with an easy to build model kit of the legendary and robust Porsche Junior 108, which was manufactured by Porsche-Diesel Motorenbau GmbH from the late 1950s.  With a Easy Click system, very similar to the old snap-tite kit and only 76 parts, this kit is...

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German boots on British soil

Off the coast of Normandy, on the far side of the Cotentin Peninsula from the D-Day beaches, lies an archipelago called the Channel Islands. With cultural and historical ties to early Medieval Normandy, even today, the Queen is locally referred to as “the Duke (sic) of Normandy”, the islands are...

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Hasegawa 1/24 Pkw.K1 Kübelwagen Type 82 “Claire Frost” Kit No. 52160

The Egg Plane Girls really know their transportation! The Kübelwagen is an all-terrain icon made infamous by the Germans during WWII. It followed German advances through Poland, France, North Africa, and into Russia. It followed the withdrawals, too. Its reliability was greater than that of virtually every other vehicle available...

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Hasegawa 1/35 PKA Ausf G Gustav Maschinen Krieger (2 kits) Limited Edition

Long after the fires of WWIV burned out the planet, the heavy boots of war still stir the ashes. The power-armored legions of the Strahl Demokratische Republik stride across the land, enforcing order with servo-assisted fists. Against them are arrayed the mercenaries and defectors of the IMA, fighting for their...

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The cunning of the Russian Bear

When it comes to espionage and counter-intelligence in World War II, most people think of British exploits or the fake vehicles of Patton’s fictitious army group before the Normandy invasion. Today, we’ll look at a lesser-known but impressive operation performed by Soviet agents. In 1941, a Russian called Alexander Demyanov...

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New High Quality Hobby Stencils by Orlee from Switzerland

We just received a parcel full of Stencils from Orlee from Switzerland. This Stencils are high quality ultra thin vinyl among other upcoming products to help you achieve fantastic effects on your projects. Stay tune for a full review here. You can also go a purchase directly at www.orlee.ch.