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"It's a long way to Balaclava..."

I’ve been in a figure painting competition, a so-called “duel” on the excellent Benno’s Figures Forum. Each month a new competitor takes on the mystical Mr ‘X’ in a stand up contest as to who has painted the best figure. 97 more words


A Refreshing Regroup

Well it’s been a few days since my last session at the workbench and I think the new routine is suiting me well. For the first time, we took a family vacation and not one model was invited to the party. 275 more words

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Someone has blundered...

Disaster, if that’s not a gross hyperbole, has struck more than once atĀ Suburban Militarism this week. Let me explain;

Firstly, I took a day off work and planned a Suburban Militarism Day Trip on the train to visit the Staffordshire Yeomanry Museum. 305 more words


Revell Life Guards update

No waffle – here’s how my Revell Life Guards are looking (sorry, photos seem a bit dark!). The horses will be next under the brush. 136 more words


New BeginningsĀ 

Aside from the F-18, I guess you can definitively proclaim that I am on a WWII kick lately. Even further proof to back that theory up are my next three chosen builds. 428 more words

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Resuming The Builds

Activity has been scarce here at Amateur Airplanes for the past few days now. Some decal work on the F-18 has been the only forward motion to be attempted. 209 more words

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