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  • Tamiya Lacquer Thinner
    There’s a vast range of model paints & finishing accessories on the market, this week we review Tamiya’s Lacquer thinner.
  • Iwata Hi-Line HP-CH Airbrush review
    Iwata’s HP-CH double-action airbrush is on long-term bench test over the coming months...and first impressions are good.
  • AFV Club Long Tom
    A kit can often remain waiting its turn in your stash – AFV Club’s 1:35th Long Tom is given a much-needed public airing!
  • Dust Mickey ARV
    Sci-fi walkers from the imaginary world of Dust are becoming more popular with modelers, so we checked one kit out...
  • Fine Molds X-Wing
    The Force is strong in Fine Molds X-Wing Fighter (Ref: SW1 2400). A Great subject & fantastic quality awaits modellers.
  • 2Pdr QF AT Gun
    At the time of launch the 2Pdr anti-tank gun looked up to the task but very quickly it became outclassed by tougher tanks.
  • Fairy Power Spray Paintstrip
    The great thing about model making is finding out about new techniques, like how to strip paint using Fairy Power Spray.
  • Tamiya Quick Type
    This week’s top tool is Tamiya Quick Type putty, one of those perennial items you won’t be able to live without.
  • Star Wars Tie Interceptor
    Not only did George Lucas’ Star Wars create one of the finest film franchises of all time but also some cool machines.

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SHERMAN M4A1 EX-DD - PREMIUM VIDEO

Sherman DD

We breathe new life into an old unloved M4A1 model kit to make a former swimming tank - we strip it back & start again...

This premium download video offers you 40 minutes of HD modelling & military history goodness! A full rebuild shows how we convert an old model kit to give it a 2nd lease of life.

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MAKING YOUR OWN STOWAGE - PREMIUM VIDEO

We show you all you need to know to make life-like stowage for your tanks & AFVs in this handy premium tutorial...available to download in FULL HD.

AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD & COLLECT NOW!

MUSEE DES BLINDES - SAUMUR

Saumur tank museum
Every so often we hit the road to hunt out the best tank museums in the world. This time, it’s Saumur in France...

Situated in the scenic Loire Valley in central France, Saumur’s Musee des Blindes, houses the French army’s cavalry & armoured warfare collection.

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DRYBRUSHING MINI GUIDE

Drybrushing
Model making is all about fads & fashions – drybrushing was once all the rage. So here’s a quick guide to this technique.

What better way than a video to explain how drybrushing works? It’s really pretty simple anyway & this technique is within the capabilities of any modeller. So give it a go...

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HORNET HEADS - MEET THEIR MAKER

Hornet Heads

Explore the secret world of Roger Saunders, maker of Hornet heads...Visit Roger’s workshop with us & see him in action...

Many of us modellers upgrade a stock plastic figure with a new resin head from the legendary Hornet range. The realism attained by sculptor Roger Saunders is 2nd to none.

MR. SURFACER FOR TANKS

Mr Surfacer
Mr. Who? Mr. Surfacer that’s who! Any modellers who haven’t yet made his acquaintance better form an orderly queue...

When it comes to giving your scale model a realistic surface texture, you can do a lot worse than giving it a coat of Mr. Surfacer.

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JOHNSON'S KLEAR - PREMIUM VIDEO

Using Klear

We don’t know how or why a household floor polish became a modelling favourite, but Johnson’s Klear is the business...

Why? Because Klear is the perfect product to seal & protect your model’s delicate base coat. It dries hard & glossy.

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  • For modellers there's a whole host of accessories on the market. What if you need more than just a one-off?
    Casting For Models
  • In this step-by-step mini-guide we look at a useful weathering product from Vallejo – their water-based Chipping Medium.
    Vallejo Chipping Medium
  • Creating a desert scene offers an easy first foray into diorama building, here's a product to get your groundwork started.
    Vallejo Desert Sand
  • 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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