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Farm Horse Drawn Wagon

Published: May 25, 2015
Company: Hauler

History

Here is a little history about farm horse drawn wagons. Four-wheeled vehicles have many names – one for heavy loads is most commonly called a wagon.

Wagons can be pulled by donkeys, ponies or mules and other smaller animals are occasionally used, such as large dogs, llamas and goats. Heavy wagons, carts and agricultural implements can also be pulled by other large… more

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Stinson Reliant SR-9

Published: May 20, 2015
Company: Round 2 Models

History

The Stinson Reliant was a popular single-engine, four to five seat, high-wing monoplane manufactured by the Stinson Aircraft Division of the Aviation Manufacturing Corporation of Wayne, Michigan. The Reliant is a three-place high-wing fixed tail wheel land monoplane powered with a variety of radial engines.1,327 Reliants of all types were made from 1933 to 1941, in different… more

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Chinese Navy Type 056 Class Corvette

Published: April 3, 2015
Company: Bronco Models

History

The 056 Class patrol ship replaces the older 037 Class and was first suggested in the 1980’s but did not emerge until 2012. The ship is a thoroughly modern design with a modular hull featuring stealth properties. It weighs 1,400 tons fully loaded and has a length of 89 meters and a beam of 11.6 meters. Power is provided by 2 marine diesel engines giving a maximum speed of 28… more

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US Coast Guard Cape-Class Patrol Boat

Published: February 19, 2015
Company: Round 2 Models

History

The Cape-class patrol boats were 95-foot (29 m) steel hull patrol boats of the United States Coast Guard with aluminum superstructures. They were unnamed until 1964, when they acquired names of US capes of land. Originally designed for anti-submarine warfare (ASW), all 36 boats in this class were built at the United States Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland.

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Shot Down

Published: February 1, 2015
Book Author(s): Steve Snyder
Company: Sea Breeze Publishing

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“Shot Down” is no ordinary memoir of World War II. It reveals the hopes, dreams and fears of a remarkable group of men and people that loved, cared and hid them after their plane was knocked out of the sky over French/Belgian boarder.

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WOW what a read! I highly recommend this book to broaden your knowledge of… more

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LST Landing Ship Tank

Published: January 29, 2015
Company: Round 2 Models

History

The LST (Landing Ship Tank) was developed during World War II. Despite its size, the LST had a very shallow draft allowing it to load and unload on shore and at low tide without docking which was essential during the D-Day invasion. The power was provided by diesel engines driving two shafts and propellers. Speed was around 9 knots.

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C-46ECM

Published: November 30, 2014
Company: Platz

History

The Curtiss C-46 Commando was a transport aircraft, manufactured by Curtiss Wright Co. and the first flight was March 1940. There were 36 C-46 delivered to the JASDF and they served as JASDF’s main transport aircraft. Serial numbers 140, 143, and 145 were converted to C-46ECM and served with the Electronic Warfare Training Squadron of the Air Defense Command. Each of these… more