From Airplane to AFV, ships and Sci-Fi subjects, braille scale is considered to be one of the most complete scales when it comes to diversity and availability. Lately it has been also the subject of some kit releases that can easily compete with larger scale models as far as detail and engineering goes.
Well this is NOT strictly scale modeling related NOR is it in 1/72 but I just had to share! My wife made me these Tiger shaped crochet Panzer Tank Slippers… and since I posted it in my Facebook profile and Missing-Lynx peeps have gone totally crazy about it! Which is awesome!
Not long ago, Orange 3D released not one, nor two, but 5 different photo etch sets in 1/72. Focused mainly on the Jeeps and Kubelwagen the sets are incredibly well done, but don’t just take my word for it, check it yourself in detail!
There is only one thing rarer than good scale modeling how-to books and it is Braille scale modeling how-to books. Fear not my fellow gentleman, Sven-Åke Grufstedt from Sweden has you covered with his just released Braille Scale Modelling eBook.
A week or so ago I managed to grab a copy of Kagero’s Topcolors #1 Pz.Kpfw V Panther book from one of the vendor tables and I decided to review it.
As if their previous Jeep set that we reviewed a while back was not enough, Orange 3D just launched new sets to reproduce several variants of the Jeep and a Kubelwagen in 1/72 scale.
With the Falklands/Malvinas War 30th Anniversary around the corner I think it is time to revisit decal options to produce some of the airplanes used in this conflict by both Argentina and United Kingdom.
Among the best kit options to model a braille scale WW2 Jeep Willys probably one of the best ones out there is the 1/72 Airfix/Heller kit that hails back from the mid 2000’s.
As if the Invader wasn’t sexy enough on its own right, imagine it painted in some exotic Latin markings. Makes for quite a view among all those NMF or OD planes piling up in your collection. That is exactly what you will find in this FCM decal sheet intended for both A-26B and A-26C.
This edition is printed in laser and is made of contains 32 pages. It includes 36 photos (8 in colour) and 23 profiles complement the information, many of them of previously unknown camouflage schemes.
Juan Contreras shares his views on E.T. Model’s photo-etch sets for these very popular German AFVs.
We take a peek at this wonderful new 1/72 F-22A scale model kit just out of Academy injection machines.
One detail that I have been envying a lot from the older scale folks are the dry leaves on some of their 1/35 scale dioramas or vehicles. At some point I even tried cutting these myself only to end up frustrated. Well I found out this great product made by Model Scene from Czech Republic…