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Micro Quick-Change Drill Set (10 pieces)

Published: December 15, 2019
Company: UMM-USA

During the IPMS USA Nationals this year, John Vojtech was kind enough to provide several of his tools from Unique Master Models (UMM) to the IPMS Review Corps, and this was one of the items I was fortunate enough to receive. Consisting of an ergonomic plastic handle, eight drill bits, and a bit removal tool, everything you need for drilling small holes is provided in one convenient set.… more

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Ultra Micro Chisel - 2.0mm Double Beveled

Published: October 5, 2019
Company: Unique Master Models

During the IPMS USA Nationals this year, John Vojtech was kind enough to provide several of his tools from Unique Master Models (UMM) to the IPMS Review Corps, and this was one of the items I was fortunate enough to receive. Consisting of an ergonomic plastic handle with the chisel point inserted, there is a built-in label identifying the chisel size for quick recognition.

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Kanthal Resistance Wire (0.2 and 0.4mm)

Published: October 5, 2019
Company: Unique Master Models

During the IPMS USA Nationals this year, John Vojtech was kind enough to provide several of his tools from Unique Master Models (UMM) to the IPMS Review Corps, and this was one of the items I was fortunate enough to receive. Technically, Kanthal wire is a ferritic iron-chromium-aluminum alloy that has high resistance and also resists oxidation. Although the resistance of a wire means little to… more

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B43-1 Nuclear Weapon w/SC43-3/6 Tail Assembly

Published: September 2, 2019
Company: Eduard

Serving in the U.S. Navy in the late 1980’s, these were the weapons that I could “neither confirm nor deny” were present on my aircraft carriers. The B43 was in service between 1959 and 1991, and could have been carried in a nuclear conflict aboard any U.S. aircraft certified for bomb loads (a rather lengthy list). This new release from Eduard will allow for a unique loading of any aircraft… more

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B43-0 Nuclear Weapon w/SC43-3/6 Tail Assembly

Published: August 26, 2019
Company: Eduard

Serving the U.S. military between 1959 and 1991, these were the weapons that would have been carried by our strike aircraft in the event of a nuclear conflict. This new release from Eduard will allow for a unique loading of any aircraft that served during the Cold War in nearly any branch of the service as well as by some NATO allies. Construction of the bombs is clear and anyone with… more

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Images of War, M1 Abrams, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

Published: June 16, 2019
Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: David Doyle Books

If you are a fan of the M1 Abrams, which has now been in service for over 30 years, David Doyle satisfies your visual needs with this book showing images of the XM-1, M1E1, M1A1, M1A2 SEP as well as some variants in between. For Abrams fans and modelers alike, the photographs provide a wealth of detail for the tank from the prototype through the M1A2 variant. The author provides many of the… more

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Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka K1 KAI Model 43 "Two Seats"

Published: March 26, 2019
Company: Brengun

If you are looking for a rather unique kit to add to your late-WWII collection of 1/72 scale Axis aircraft, Brengun has come through with a trainer variant of the Ohka rocket plane. The relatively small parts count makes this a quick build, but some experience with small photoetched parts will be beneficial. Modelers with some experience with small parts and working with plastic to improve the… more

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F-14D Photoetch and Placards

Published: January 19, 2019
Company: Eduard

If you are looking for some improved detail, and a quick way of handling cockpit controls painting for your F-14D, then Eduard has once again come to your rescue! This set consists of two PE frets, one being the Zoom set for the cockpit placards and one for additional cockpit and canopy details. Modelers with experience adding photo-etched details will have no issues utilizing this set.

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Tru Color Paint Modern Radar Dispersering Paint

Published: January 8, 2019
Company: Tru-Color Paint

If you are looking for some unique paints that are solvent based for your latest U.S. Air Force F-22 or F-35, Tru Color Paints has released some Modern Radar Dispersers to help you. The paints have a metallic flake added that only appears once brushed or airbrushed onto the model. The paint is advertised as being able to be airbrushed out of the bottle at 28 to 35 psig, but I added about 30%… more

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FH-1 Phantom "Demonstration Teams and Trainers"

Published: October 22, 2018
Company: Special Hobby

If you are a fan of US Naval aviation in 1/72 scale, you will likely want to add one of the Special Hobby kits of the FH-1 Phantom to your collection as this was the first operational jet used by both the Navy and Marine Corps. Built up, the kit is a great representation of the Phantom, but I would recommend that the modeler have some experience building kits, as there were some fit issues to… more