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1. Forts [ 22586 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Osprey Publishing
2. Hobby Cutting Mat A3 Size [ 11561 ]
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Meng Model
3. Pine Tree [ 11196 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
4. Metal Thinner [ 9939 ]
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Darkstar Miniatures
5. Iwata Eclipse HP-CS Airbrush [ 7850 ]
by: Adie Roberts   |  Vendor: Iwata
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IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Iwata Eclipse HP-CS Airbrush
by: Adie Roberts   |  Vendor: Iwata
Adie Roberts gets the chance to have a look at the iwata Eclipse HP-CS and do a spraying test to see if it really has the all-star versatility that it claims, and the fact that Adie is a Harder & Steenbeck fan.    >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Metal Thinner
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Darkstar Miniatures
METAL THINNER is an airbrush thinner for MOLTEN METALS, a range of acrylic metallic paints by DARKSTAR MINIATURES.   >> READ MORE

IN PEOPLE & PLACES
Forts
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Osprey Publishing
FORTS AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BUILDING FOR DEFENCE is a large hardback book from OSPREY PUBLISHING LTD.

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IN GENERAL MODELING
Pine Tree (Multiple S)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
PINE TREE 15CM HIGH is a PROFI tree by NOCH. It offers a lot of potential for modelers of most scales.   >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Hobby Cutting Mat A3 Size
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Meng Model
Brent Sauer takes a look at a Hobby Cutting Mat in A3 Size from Meng Models.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Zeta Air Compressor
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Sparmax
Darren Baker provides a review of the Zeta Air Compressor from Sparmax.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Leaking & Stains, Grime & Damp
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
LEAKING & STAINS, GRIME & DAMP is a satin and glossy paint set from LIFECOLOR.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Spring 12 mm Grass-Flock
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
MODEL SCENE has created tall 12mm grass for dioramas. This is EXTRA LONG SPRING GRASS-FLOCK, 12 mm.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Tru-Color Paints
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Tru-Color
TRU-COLOR PAINT recently announced new railroad colors and a new series of military colors. This review tries out several of the paints.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Universal Spray Out Pot
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Iwata
Darren Baker takes a look at the universal spray out pot from Iwata, an item designed to be used on its own or as part of a spay station.   >> READ MORE

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IN PAINTING
Universal Airbrush Holder
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Iwata
Darren Baker takes a look at the Universal Airbrush Holder from Iwata.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Beige Grass-Flock, 12 mm
by: Fred Boucher  |  Vendor: Model Scene
MODEL SCENE has created tall 12mm grass for dioramas. This is EXTRA LONG BEIGE GRASS-FLOCK, 12 mm.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Damaged Premiere Issue!
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: AK Interactive
We take a look at this new magazine from AK Interactive. This is covering general modeling subjects and highlights weathering and detailing your models.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Blue Patina Weathering Oil
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
Last year WILDER launched a new line of oil paints: WEATHERING OILS. This review look at BLUE PATINA.   >> READ MORE

IN WEATHERING
Dark European Terrain
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
WILDER makes DARK EUROPEAN TERRAIN as part of their GUNPOWDER LINE of weathering pigments. Let's see how it looks.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Airbrush Cleaner
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Medea
MEDEA AIRBRUSH CLEANER is a product for cleaning acrylic paint from your airbrush.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Bronze
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Darkstar Miniatures
BRONZE is a color of MOLTEN METALS, a new range of acrylic metallic paints by DARKSTAR MINIATURES.   >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
PVC Foam Board
by: Matt Leese  |  Vendor: Matho Models
Matho Models has released a pair of new products, a Foam Board HD as well as a PVC foam board. Here I try working with the PVC foam board to see how it stands up and out from the rest.   >> READ MORE

IN SCRATCHBUILDING
Foam Board HD
by: Matt Leese  |  Vendor: Matho Models
Matho Models has released a pair of new products, a Foam board HD as well as a PVC foam board. Here I try working with the foam board HD to see how it stands up and out from the rest. Mathos offers 3 thickness' 1,3 and 5mm, as well as a starter set containing all 3.
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IN DISPLAY & PRESENTATION
Grass Mats
by: Will Pattison  |  Vendor: Model Scene
A quick video introduction to a great product for creating scenic bases.   >> READ MORE

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IN PAINTING
Metallics - Vol. 1 & 2
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: AK Interactive
Jim gives us a look inside these new metallics painting guides by AK Interactive.    >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
The Weathering Magazine #15
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Ammo of Mig Jimenez
A quick look through one of the recent issue of The Weathering Magazine. This issue is focused on What If projects.   >> READ MORE

IN WEATHERING
The Weathering Magazine #14
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Ammo of Mig Jimenez
Jim gives us a peek at what's inside this recent issue of The Weathering Magazine. This one is focused on metal finishes.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Metal Color
by: Will Pattison  |  Vendor: Vallejo Acrylics
A two part test of the new Vallejo Metal Color lineup.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Airbrushing for Scale Modelers
by: Bill Cross  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Bill Cross reviews Aaron Skinner's book 'Airbrushing for Scale Modelers'.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Airbrushing for Scale Modelers
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Jim gives us a peek inside this new airbrushing reference book by author Aaron Skinner at FineScale Modeler. Softcover, full color, 128 pages.   >> READ MORE

IN DISPLAY & PRESENTATION
Metal Fence (1:35)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Matho Models
MATHOS MODELS is making a name for themselves with new items for dioramas. Let's look at item 35015, METAL FENCE SET A.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Hobbyworld #176
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Hobbyworld
Jim gives us a quick peek at what's inside this recent issue of Hobbyworld magazine, and how bad his Spanish pronunciations are.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
The Weathering Magazine #11
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Ammo of Mig Jimenez
A quick video peek inside this recent issue of The Weathering Magazine. This one focuses on subjects related to 1945.   >> READ MORE

IN PAINTING
Expo Airbrush and Compressor
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: Expo Tools
Darren Baker takes a look at an airbrush and compressor combo offering from Expo and makes a decision on if the low cost means low quality.   >> READ MORE

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IN GENERAL MODELING
Tree Trunks (1:72)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: West Garage Models
This set is WEST GARAGE MODELS' set of five resin TREE TRUNKS.   >> READ MORE

IN DISPLAY & PRESENTATION
Four Big Flowers
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: West Garage Models
WEST GARAGE MODELS ( formerly GEM ) produces a variety of scenic and structural models. This is their blister of "FOUR BIG FLOWERS".   >> READ MORE

IN WEATHERING
Light Dry Mud
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
WILDER makes LIGHT DRY MUD EFFECT as part of their NITROLINE series of weathering paints. Let's see how it looks.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Hobbyworld #171, 172 & 173
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Hobbyworld
Jim gives us a rundown on some of the more recent issues from Hobbyworld magazine in Spain.   >> READ MORE

IN DISPLAY & PRESENTATION
Wooden Base
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: West Garage Models
West Garage Models produces a variety of models and accessories. This is a wooden display base.   >> READ MORE

IN WEATHERING
Dust Pigments & Colors
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
DUST is a set of paints and pigments by LIFECOLOR. This set of acrylic paints and a pigment powders allows a modeler to simulate dried mud and fine powdered dust on any surface.    >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Olive Trees (Multiple S)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
Olive Trees (Olivenbäume ) is part of the top-line PROFI series by NOCH, designed to be true to scale with scale foliage for professional models.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Euro Modelismo #251
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Acción Press
We give you a peek at what's inside this latest issue of Euro Modelismo which is now in print in English!   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
SMQ Winter 2014 Issue
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Scale Modeling Quarterly
Jim takes a look at the second issue of this new quarterly magazine. This one is the Winter issue.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Euro Modelismo #250
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Acción Press
We give you a peek inside this recent issue of Euro Modelismo, which is now available in English as well as Spanish.   >> READ MORE

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IN PAINTING
Burned Effect Paint
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
BURNED is a new set of paints by LIFECOLOR. This set of acrylic paints and a pigment powder allows a modeler to capture the aftereffect of a raging inferno on models.   >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Force 8 Half Mask Respirators
by: Darren Baker  |  Vendor: JSP Professional
Darren Baker takes a look at the Force 8 Half Mask Respirator from JSP Professional, supplied by Airbrushes.Com.   >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
4-grit Block Sander
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
This review tries the Wilder Sander TS 01 with four grades of sandpaper.   >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Takk temporary adhesive
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Wilder
Wilder of Russia offers many paints and tools for modelers. This is their Takk, a reusable malleable adhesive to hold details in place during various assembly steps such as gluing and soldering.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Der Mass:Stab 3/June 2014
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Herpa
DER MASS:STAB is Herpa's bi-monthly flagship car and truck publication. This is issue 3: June 2014.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Basic Scenery
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Scenery is essential for dioramas and dioramas are a major part of many modelers' joy. This book review looks at Kalmbach's BASIC SCENERY FOR MODEL RAILROADERS, SECOND EDITION, by scenery master Lou Sassi.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Scale Modeling Quarterly #1
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Scale Modeling Quarterly
We take a look at this new magazine which covers a wide range of modeling genres.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Hobbyworld #165 (Multiple S)
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Hobbyworld
Jim gives you a quick page-through on a recent issue of the Spanish-text magazine, Hobbyworld.   >> READ MORE

IN GENERAL MODELING
Euro Modelismo
by: Jim Starkweather  |  Vendor: Acción Press
We give you a peek inside this Spanish language modelling magazine.    >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Damp Leaking Stains Paint
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
Easy 3 Leaking and Stains: Damp Effect Set is three special glossy acrylic colors to simulate vegetable origin damp and mold for dioramas.   >> READ MORE

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IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
Dust and Rust Diorama Acrylics
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: LifeColor
With Dust and Rust Diorama Set Lifecolor expands their range of natural diorama colors. This set of six colors features colors to dirty up ferrous oxidation and decay for all countries and eras.    >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Slate Roof Weathered (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
This is NOCH laser-cut weathered slate roof sheeting. The NOCH Laser-Cut Texture Sheets afford modelers material to build detailed structures. These high quality texture sheets are entirely engraved by laser.    >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Slate Sheeting (1:87)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
This is NOCH laser-cut Slate Sheeting. The NOCH Laser-Cut Texture Sheets afford modelers material to build detailed structures. These high quality texture sheets are entirely engraved by laser.    >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Deciduous Tree, 13 inches Tall (Multiple S)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
NOCH makes large trees marketed for G scale. They are suitable for smaller scales, too.   >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Cork Rock Pieces (Multiple S)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
NOCH markets rock formations of natural material, in this case cork. It is lightweight, easy to work, and offers shapes, textures and coloring which mimic boulders and cliffs.   >> READ MORE

IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES
BSI Cyanoacrylates
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Bob Smith Industries
Bob Smith Industries, Inc. started as a family enterprise in 1983. BSI produce a wide range of adhesives for hobby and recreational uses including Cyanoacrylates (CA), or ‘superglue’.    >> READ MORE

IN PEOPLE & PLACES
Basic Modeling
by: Russ Amott  |  Vendor: Video Workbench
The Video Workbench series is a how to guide for modelers. This DVD covers basic modeling for beginners.   >> READ MORE

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Project Base & Backdrop
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Woodland Scenics
Woodland Scenics sells this base kit as part of their Scene-A-Rama line of diorama products. It can be used for any number of diorama uses.   >> READ MORE

IN BUILDING MATERIALS
Apple Tree, 7.5 cm high (Other)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: NOCH
Frederick Boucher takes a look at the 7.5cm tall Apple Tree with Fruit from NOCH, in their PROFI series.
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IN PEOPLE & PLACES
Fall of the Philippines (Other)
by: Frederick Boucher  |  Vendor: Osprey Publishing
Fred Boucher reviews Fall of the Philippines, #238 in the Campaign series from Osprey.   >> READ MORE