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  • 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.
  • M4A3 Sherman HVSS
    One of the most significant updates to the World War 2 M4 was the fitting of HVSS suspension, giving it a smoother ride.
  • M3 Scout Car - Walkaround
    The M3 Scout Car was the precursor to the M2 & M3 halftracks & can now be easily modelled thanks to Hobby Boss.
  • Ford M151 Mutt - Walkaround
    The Ford M151 was another chapter in the story of the US Jeep. Born in 1952, it took the Jeep concept a stage further.
  • Battlestar Galactica Viper MkII 1:32
    The rebooted Battlestar Galactica hit our screens in 2003, for us, the Viper II Fighter is the show’s undisputed star.
  • Academy M151A1 Shmira
    There’s something about Israeli vehicles that appeals to modellers. We guess it’s all those little extras so beloved of the IDF.
  • Tamiya Cromwell 1:35th Ref 35221
    Finding a good balance between an easy build & a great result is hard, but when done well, everyone wins.

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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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  • Real vehicles used in combat get dirty & dusty quickly. Here’s one method to capture that look using enamels.
    Enamel Dust Technique
  • Most model kits have them. Your decals are the best way to apply markings, but how can you make them look their best?
    How to Decal Your Models
  • Creating a desert scene offers an easy first foray into diorama building, here's a product to get your groundwork started.
    Vallejo Desert Sand
  • Time for another in our series of video reviews, unboxings & demos, with a great idea for a set from Lifecolor.
    Lifecolor "Burned" Set CS29
  • Priming your model is a great way to get a uniform flawless base & seal all those different materials you have used.
    Vallejo Surface Primers

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