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  • Tamiya Quick Type Putty
    This week’s top tool is Tamiya Quick Type Putty, one of those perennial items you won’t be able to live without.
  • Painting Figure's Faces How To
    For armour modellers, figures' faces can be a real challenge. It’s tough to get a good result. But there are ways to try.
  • Tamiya Kubelwagen
    The little Kubelwagen was to the Germans what the Jeep was to the Allies & is descended from the famous Beetle.
  • Tamiya 1:48th Tiger
    The Tiger Tank attained an almost mythical status during World War 2. It also happens to be a modeller’s favourite.
  • Sdkz.9 18t Famo Halftrack
    The 18-ton Heavy Tractor or “Famo” was a massive beast that could tow 22-ton loads & was the ultimate German halftrack.
  • Beltring War & Peace
    When it comes to figure modelling, nothing beats great references. So here’s a photo set from the Beltring military show for inspiration.
  • RMG Barbed Wire
    Recreating convincing barbed wire is no mean feat, but RMG models of Portugal has just the solution you need, so we ordered a pack for our diorama.

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THE SMALL SHOP DELUXE BRASS ASSIST

The Small Shop Deluxe Brass Assist
Rolling curved or rounded profiles is not easy with photo etched brass. The Deluxe Brass Assist will give you a helping hand.

The fact is, photo etch brass sets are a great asset but they are sometimes imperfect.

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THE SMALL SHOP NUTTER TOOL

The Small Shop Nutter Tool
Placed firmly in the “premium” tool price bracket, The Small Shop’s Nutter takes an innovative approach to making rivets.

The traditional method of making nuts & bolts & rivet detail is to turn to a punch & die. That will allow you to make endless rivets using plastic card.

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PANZER PUTTY CAMOUFLAGE

Panzer Putty Camouflage MXpression
Every now & then a remarkable custom-made model making product emerges. Here's Panzer Putty from Mxpression.

We decided to do a review & "How To" guide all about using this strange putty marketed as a useful airbrush accessory.

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WILDER NITROLINE WEATHERING PRODUCTS

Wilder Nitroline Weathering Products
It’s truly the best of times for modelers when it comes to finishing products – now here’s a new range from Adam Wilder.

If you don’t know of him, he’s a really accomplished modeller & a new range of weathering products has been released bearing his name.

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VALLEJO WAFFEN SS CAMOUFLAGE SET

Vallejo Waffen SS Camouflage Set Ref: 70180
Painting Waffen SS camouflage can be a daunting task but achieving a convincing result just got a little easier thanks to Vallejo.

New to their 2014 catalogue is their Waffen SS Camouflage Painting Set (Ref: 70.180). It contains 8 of their familiar 17ml bottles of “Model Color” paints.

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  • Belgian modeller François Verlinden has been an inspiration to generations of model makers – today based in the USA – his company continues to grow.
    Verlinden Productions New Releases Sept to Nov 2014
  • A good reference book is an essential companion to any model build, helping to correct or improve details.
    Nuts & Bolts Book Review
  • Tanks & military vehicles have all sorts of grab handles, loops & tie-downs dotted all around them. Here's a way to make them.
    The Small Shop Wrangler & Wire Assist
  • As part of our series on the best tank museums in the world, we headed to the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation near San Francisco.
    Military Vehicle Technology Foundation
  • Trying to achieve a rusty eroded paint finish can be made easier with the simple use of this household staple.
    Salt Chipping Technique

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