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Italeri/Zvezda 1/35 Soviet BT5, Republican Forces 1938

This is the finished build of the BT5 from Italeri, I added the Aber photo etch set to it and after market tracks from Bronco. These tracks are not strictly for a BT5 they’re for a BT 7, some BT5s we’re equipped with these tracks and the design is from 1937 however it is extremely unlikely that any Spanish BT5s would have these later tracks. 221 more words


The U.S. Government tried to use cats to spy on the Soviets

The title of this blog post may sound like something out of an episode of Rick and Morty or an awful parody of a James Bond movie, but it is true. 654 more words

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis

@ Oakland, CA

December 2017

More from my visit to the Oakland Aviation Museum.  First flown in 1947, the MiG-15 was one of the first successful jet fighters to incorporate swept wings to achieve high transonic speeds. 83 more words


Mir, Far, Wherever You Are

2/20/1986 – The core module of the Mir Space Station is launched from Area 39 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Southern Kazakhstan. In orbit for over 15 years (86,000+ orbits!),  78 more words


FEMbruary Challenge

Here is my humble entry into the FEMbruary challenge, to paint a realistic female miniature.

This is a WW2 Soviet sniper from the fabulous Stossis Heroes range… 34 more words