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  • Revell 1/72nd Scale Sdkfz.7/2 Halftrack 30207
    The Sdkfz.7 halftrack was a mainstay of the Heer, Waffen SS & Luftwaffe & saw widespread use.
  • Tiger I Initial Production
    Ever build a project from scratch or with odds & ends only to discover a mainstream manufacturer releases it?
  • Tamiya Kubelwagen
    The little Kubelwagen was to the Germans what the Jeep was to the Allies & is descended from the famous Beetle.
  • Hobby Boss VK1602
    Hobbyboss’s VK1602 (Ref: 82460) is an example of how far manufacturers will go to find a new subject for their models.
  • Sandbagged Sherman M4A3
    American tankers devised their own way of protecting their AFVs as they pushed into Germany. They turned to sandbags.
  • 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.
  • Medicos D-Tails Zeltbahn 16-man Tent
    When we made our video on Medico D-Tails’ new Zeltbahn tent, we couldn’t help trying out the 16-man version as well.

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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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  • Sometimes German manufacturers just couldn’t help themselves, this overcomplicated little staff car is a case in point.
    Stoewer
  • Real vehicles used in combat get dirty & dusty quickly. Here’s one method to capture that look using enamels.
    Enamel Dust Technique
  • Placed firmly in the “premium” tool price bracket, The Small Shop’s Nutter takes an innovative approach to making rivets.
    The Small Shop Nutter Tool
  • Standard-issue injection-moulded handles & grab bars can be notoriously fiddly & delicate. Here’s a way around that.
    RPToolz Handle Bending Tool
  • Every year the Dorset countryside rumbles to the sound of heavy armour. It’s a sign that Tankfest at Bovington Tank Museum has arrived.
    Bovington Tank Museum - Tankfest

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