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Happy Thanksgiving

Ahhh…Thanksgiving. The best meal oriented holiday of the year. So far, today has been great. I slept in until 8:00am (I’ve been getting up at 4:20am this week so 8:00am is great), my awesome wife brought me my coffee, and topped it off by getting deeply involved with the B-26. 472 more words

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Let the Sanding Begin

Yesterday was a perfect way to get the weekend going. All cockpits were installed and aside from the B-26, all fuselages were wedded together. Needless to say, I’m very happy with Saturday’s results. 170 more words

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10th Cuirassiers [Nappy Cavalry Project Set #13]

So, here they are. The final regiment in the Nappy Cavalry Project of 2015, the French 10th Cuirassiers! They are of the usual very high Zvezda standard and I haven’t experienced too much of the paint flaking that afflicted a previous set. 609 more words


The Holidays Are Officially Here

Construction has been slower than I’d like it to be but the holiday season is roaring in full force. I’ll use that as my excuse for now. 205 more words

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'Nam Snake - part 1

I admit – I don’t build helicopters that often. But every once in a while,¬†a helicopter model crosses my modelling bench. And when I saw the MPM announcement a few years ago, that they will be releasing a new tool first generation Cobras in 1:72, I wanted to build one. 330 more words

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The First Dilemma 

Generally speaking, all is well at the workbench. I have been able to advance with the cockpits and they are ready for their various details. Today will be a decal and fine detail day. 147 more words

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Ready, Set, Go

This afternoon was basically a meet and greet with the new builds getting them set up on the workboards and beginning preliminary painting. I may try to get a little further on the cockpits tonight but we’ll see. 243 more words

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