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Wednesday,  Mar 3  2021 

Bulgaria National Day

Morocco National Day

Patrick Vossenberg is here with a very special chopper in Bulgarian markings to mark the Bulgaria National Day.  This is Patrick's 1/72 Hasegawa Mi-24 Mk.III Superhind with plenty of extra detailing from aftermarket and scratchbuilding and finished in a great looking 3 tone grey camo. This is one very interesting Mi-24.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 AIM-9DGH Sidewinder Missiles from Zactomodels.  These new resin AIM-9 Sidewinder Missiles were mastered by master modeller Alexander Rogal.  1/32 AIM-9L/M sidewinder missiles are also available separately from Zactomodels.  Each sets includes 2 complete missiles with electrical umbilicals and seeker head covers.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ju 188 seatbelts photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  Mar 2  2021
No update today.

Monday,  Mar 1  2021 

Wales - St David's Day

Ashish Velankar starts your week with this stunning out of the box build of the 1/48 Hasegawa Harrier AV-8B II Plus.  Ashish finished in my favourite Harrier Squadron markings.  Exceptional work Ashish.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler is here with his late war 1/48 Revell Spitfire MkXVI sporting Canadian markings.  Shawn built this Spitfire for a friend and it did turn out looking quite good.  I love the way it looks! 

Here's a product article for the The "BUG" RTH Hold and Fold - Photo Etch Bending Tool from The Small Shop.  This Photo Etch Bending Tool is the The "BUG" RTH Hold and Fold.  Loaded with Features in a Tight little Package! Perfect for close-up work! Little bends are no problem when using the "Bug"!   


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Boulton Paul Defiant Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Saturday,  Feb 27  2021

Dominican Republic Independence Day


Friday,  Feb 26  2021

Kuwait Liberation Day 

Ricardo Rivas is here from Venezuela with his skillfully weathered 1/48 GWH TBD-1 Devastator floatplane.  Ricardo is a master at weathering as you will see in his photos.. 

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-100F exterior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  Feb 25  2021

Kuwait National Day

Ricardo Rivas is here again today with his stunning 1/48 Eduard F6F3 Hellcat. Ricardo got the faded paint and weathering looking perfect on his Hellcat.  Beautiful work Ricardo.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ju 188 interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.  

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Jeannin Stahltaube Landing Gear with wire supports from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Wingnut Wings kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  Feb 24  2021

Estonia National Day

Ricardo Rivas starts your update with his first model on ARC.  This stunning desert Spitfire is the 1/48 Eduard Spitfire MK IX C finished in US markings and a great looking desert camo scheme.  The detailing is great and the painting and weathering is exceptional.  Welcome to ARC Ricardo!!! 

Dmoo Yu is here for the first time with this stunning 1/48 Monogram F-104 finished in one of the coolest schemes worn by the Starfighter.  Welcome to ARC Dmoo!!! 

Here's a product article for the 1/32 MiG-29 APU-60 Missile Pylons from Zactomodels.  These new resin missile pylons are designed to add extra accuracy and detail to your next MiG-29.  If you need accurate missiles, then check out Zactomodels and their extensive selection of 1/32 Russian missiles.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F-104DJ interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Kinetic kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  Feb 23  2021

Brunei National Day

Guyana National Day

No update today.

Monday,  Feb 22  2021
George Thomadakis joins us from Greece with his first model on ARC.  This is his 1/72 Modelcollect B-2 Spirit with quite a bit of added super detailing and finished with a very effective looking stealth paint job.  Excellent work George, welcome to ARC!!! 

James Kelley is here with a pair of 1/144 Sweet Mustangs.  These are tiny kits and James gave them a finish that I would expect on a much larger scale Mustang.  Awesome work James, I love both of your Mustangs.

Here's a product article for the Extra Foil for Nutter Set - 6" x 6" from The Small Shop This product is Extra Foil for Nutter Set - 6" x 6".  Foil for use with the Nutter & for Scratch Building!


Here's a product article for the 1/48 F4U Corsair Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Hobby Boss kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Friday,  Feb 19  2021
Pablo Najle joins us from Argentina with his first article on ARC.  This is his skillfully weathered 1/48 Tamiya A-1H.  Pablo built this beauty in only 3 weeks and the weathering job is stunning.  Welcome to ARC Pablo!!!

Paulo Fonseca did an amazing job detailing and weathering his tiny 1/72 Airfix AV-8 Harrier.  Paulo gave his Harrier a full weapons load and finished it with Spanish markings and an awesome weathering job.

Osvaldo Viggiani is here with his flawless luftwaffe gem.  This is his 1/48 Monogram Bf 110 G4 finished in a very difficult camo scheme for a radar equipped aircraft.  Sit back and enjoy the photos.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ju 188 interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  Feb 18  2021

Gambia Independence Day 

M Razali Ahmad is here with the most amazing scratchbuilt project.  This is the 1/48 Airfix Hurricane scratchbuilt frame structure with the addition of kit parts to complete the effect.  Very few modellers take on a project like this, but when they do...it is a treat to see.

Carl Jarosz has conquered the 1/48 Special Hobby/TwoBobs T-2C Buckeye.  Carl details in wonderful detail his epic journey building this kit and all the glorious challenges that come with a Special Hobby kit.  I must admit the Twobobs USN anniversary markings make the challenge well worth the effort.  Well done my friend.

Mike Muth is here with another of his bi-plane beauties.  This is his 1/48 Eduard Udet's Fokker D-VII flown by WW1 Ace Ernst Udet and sporting quite the eye popping paint scheme.  I always enjoy seeing Mike's models on ARC and this article has some interesting history on Udet and this plane.  Mike helps feed my passion for WW1 aviation.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Tornado GR.4 seatbelt photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Italeri kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 A-1H/AD-6/7 Skyraider Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Hasegawa kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  Feb 17  2021
Bob TheDoc joins us from India with his first build for 2021.  This is Bob's 1/48 Hobby Boss MiG-17F 'Fresco C' with plenty of scratchbuilt detailing and finished as an East German jet in a great looking camo scheme.  Bob gives some great background info on the MiG-17.  Enjoy the photos, I sure did.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler joins us today with his 1/48 Tamiya Beaufighter sporting D-Day stripes and RCAF markings.  This is quite the good kit and Shawn built it up into a great looking model. 

Here's a product article for the 1/32 MiG-29 APU-73 Missile Pylons from ZactomodelsThese resin missile pylons are designed to add extra accuracy and detail to your next MiG-29.  If you need accurate missiles, then check out Zactomodels and their extensive selection of 1/32 Russian missiles and missile pylons.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik landing flap photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Zvezda kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  Feb 16  2021

Lithuania National Day

Angelo Picardo has done an exceptional job detailing and finishing his 1/32 Kitty Hawk OV10 Bronco.  Angelo added detailing to the cockpit and then finished it with outstanding painting and weathering.  The high quality of Angelo's work really stands out beautifully on this Bronco.  Angelo never fails to inspire me with his models.

Darren Roberts has done plenty of work detailing and kit bashing on the classic 1/48 Revell F-4E.  Darren certainly took this classic kit to a much higher level and his painting and weathering certainly make this look like one very tired Phantom.  I love your work on this one Darren.

Here's a product article for the 4"x4" Photo Etch Bending & Rolling Deluxe Brass Assist from The Small ShopThis Photo Etch Bending Tool is the Photo Etch Bending & Rolling Deluxe Brass Assist for "True" cylinders, tie downs, hinges, clamps, brackets & grab handles all with one tool.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 UC-78/T-50 Bobcat Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Czech Model kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  Feb 15  2021

Singapore - Fall of Singapore (1942)

Serbia National Day (Dan Drzavnosti Srbije)

No update today.  I'm spending the day with my wife.

Sunday,  Feb 14  2021

  Happy Valentines Day 


Saturday,  Feb 13  2021

  Tibet Independence Day 


Friday,  Feb 12  2021

Lunar New Year - Spring Festival

Cblanco Dioramas Skyvintage is here on ARC for the first time with a stunning diorama.  This is the 1/48 Hasegawa P-47D Thunderbolt with endless extra detailing and figures and vehicles etc.  The model is a supper detailers dream and the diorama is stunningly realistic.  Enjoy all the photos.  Welcome to ARC!!!

Anthony Cox has done an amazing job weathering his 1/48 Zoukei Mura F-4C.  Anthony captured the look of the F-4 paint perfectly and gave his Phantom pilot figures to complete the scene.  It is a pleasure to see his F-4 on ARC.

Mike Harris did plenty of extra detailing on his 1/144 Minicraft B-24 Witchcraft and then displayed it on a very unique and ultra attractive display base.  Check out Mike's photos, you will not be disappointed.  This is Mike's first model on ARC and I hope to see more of his work on ARC in the future.  Welcome to ARC!!!

Here's a product article for the 1/48 USAF A-10C Warthog decal sheet from Caracal Models.  

This new decal sheet includes markings for 4 different 1/48 USAF A-10C Warthogs, including two with special color schemes.

The A-10 Demo Team special scheme (80-0275) is inspired by "The Hun Hunter", the P-51 Mustang flown by Col. Henry Brown during WWII. The Moody-based A-10C (78-0597) wears a special scheme to commemorate the "Flying Tigers" heritage of the unit.  


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Zvezda kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 A-26 Invader Pilot Seat Upgrade from RESIN2DetailThis is a 3D printed seat.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  Feb 11  2021

Iran - Anniversary Revolution

William Tang starts this update with his first model on ARC.  This is his highly detailed 1/48 Hasegawa S-61 finished in Japanese markings.  Enjoy the photos.  Welcome to ARC William!!!

Ryszard Jan Kowalski is here with his first article on ARC.  Ryszard has done a flawless job weathering his 1/48 ICM MiG-25 PD and finished it in Russian markings.  Impressive.  Welcome to ARC Ryszard.

Shawn "phantom" Weiler joins us with 1/48 Tamiya Corsair that he built as a Royal Navy fighter for a customer.  The corsair looks good in these RN markings. 

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Tornado GR.4 interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Italeri kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 de Havilland DH.9a Ninak Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Wingnut Wings kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  Feb 10  2021
Juan Carlos Gómez Y Sarzotti starts your Thursday update with his 1/48 Revell Northrop F-5E Tiger II.  Juan chose to finish his F-5E in an attractive looking aggressor camo scheme with subtle weathering.  I really like the look of this aggressor F-5.

RSK48, Rafael has been busy scratchbuilding a conversion for his 1/48 Czech Model Mentor VT-34A.  Rafael explains the history of the Mentor VT-34A in Venezuela Aif Force service and what was required to build his model.  He finished it in a bare metal finish complete with home made decals.  The finished Mentor looks fantastic.

Dirk Schenk joins us with a classic South African jet.  This is his 1/72 Airfix Mirage III CZ SAAF with additional scratch built details and finished in one of those amazing South African Air Force camo schemes.  This Mirage III is a beauty!! 

Here's a product article for the 1/32 MiG-29 Missile Pylons from Zactomodels.  These resin missile pylons are designed to add extra accuracy and detail to your next MiG-29.  If you need accurate missiles, then check out Zactomodels and their extensive selection of 1/32 Russian missiles.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Ju 188 exterior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  Feb 9  2021
Klaasjan Schuuring starts today with his marvelous bare metal finish 1/48 Eduard P-51D Mustang.  Klaasjan chose to finish his Mustang as an Iwo Jima Mustang with sexy noseart and fuel tanks for long range escort missions.  I love his choice of markings.

Carl Jarosz has a very good opinion of the 1/48 Great Wall Hobby T-33A and this one is sporting some very special tail markings.  It is a great looking T-33 and it is good to see it on ARC.

Tolga Ülgür is here with another masterpiece.  This is his 1/32 Eduard (Hasegawa) P-40N-5 Warhawk with custom markings and a subtle weathering job and amazing cockpit detailing. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk.Vc interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Fw 190 A7, A8 armament set & Pitot Tube from Master.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  Feb 8  2021
I would like to send out a very special Happy Birthday to Orlando Sucre Rosales' wife Omaira.  She had her birthday last friday.  Happy Birthday Omaira!!
Orlando Sucre Rosales is here with a colorful looking 1/72 Fujimi Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk that he is dedicating to his wife Omaira.  This is an eye catching Skyhawk and Orlando goes into wonderful detail of all the challenges he had during the build process.

H. Davis Gandees is here with a glorious trip down memory lane with his history of Revell from the 1960's as he builds his Vintage Revell 1:32 P-47 and Bf109.  His musings are spot on and bring back very happy memories for me and I'm sure his article will do the same for you.

Ulysses Almeida has been busy scratchbuilding his 1/48 Monogram F5 F/Saeqeh 2 conversion. This is the Iranian twin tail F-5 and Ulysses did quite a bit of extra work to get it looking so good as you will see in his photos and article.  Beautiful work Ulysses.

Here's a product article for the 2" Mini Hold and Fold - Photo Etch Bending Tool from The Small Shop.

The Small Shop has an extensive selection of tool to assist in bending and folding photo etch parts.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.  They also have benders for making handles out of wire.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 A6M Zero Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit (2011 mold).


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Sunday,  Feb 7  2021

Grenada Independence Day


Saturday,  Feb 6  2021

New Zealand Waitangi Day


Friday,  Feb 5  2021

San Marino - Santa Agata Day 

Erik Boynton has done a stellar job on his in-flight 1/72 Italeri Jaguar GR3.  Erik added aftermarket goodies and finished if using aftermarket decals with a subtle weathering job.  I love the look of this Jaguar.

Ashish Velankar is here with his very attractive 1/48 AMT Stinson Reliant SR-9.  Ashish finished in in a sharp looking gold and white scene and posed a period correct pick-up to set the scene.  It is very cool to see this on ARC.

Marco Leibisch did some wonderful detailing and finishing on his big 1/32 F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 52.  Marco finished it in Greek markings complete with full weathering and droptanks.  Excellent work Marco.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 TF-104G late interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Kinetic kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 F-111E Aardvark decal sheet from Caracal ModelsThis detail set is designed for the Hasegawa and other kits.

This new decal sheet includes markings for 8 different 1/72 F-111E Aardvark's including 6 with noseart. 


Here's a product article for the 1/48 De Havilland DH-82A Tiger Moth cockpit set from SBS ModelThis detail set is designed for the Airfix kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  Feb 4  2021

Sri Lanka Independence Day

Mike Muth hits a home run with his 1/32 Wingnut Wings Halberstadt Cl. II.  Mike goes into wonderful detail about building this Great War biplane with it's wild markings.  Wingnut Wing kits are in a league by themself and I always enjoy seeing Mike's latest build on ARC.

Shawn "phantom " Weiler is back today with his great looking Tomcat.  This is his 1/48 Hasegawa F-14A finished with aftermarket decals for VF-14 complete with some sharp looking tailart.  Nicely done Shawn. 

Carl Jarosz joins us with his 1/48 Tamiya Chance F4U-1D Corsair.  Carl chose a USMC Corsair complete with a skilful weathering job and markings for a fighter flown by a PTO Ace.  Beautiful work Carl....I am always inspired by your models.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-100F seatbelts interior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Fw 190 Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Dragon/DML kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  Feb 3  2021
Erik Boynton was very special at capturing the special look of the stealth finish on his 1/72 Hasegawa F-35A.  Erik explains the process in his article, enjoy the photos of his F-35.

Patrick Vossenberg has done extensive work detailing his 1/72 Heller T-28D.  Patrick added quite a few aftermarket resin detail items to improve his trainer and then added further scratchbuilt details.  He then finished in Royal Thailand Air Force markings from the 1960's.  I love the look of his finished model.

Thomas Brückelt has been building his bright red 1/48 Airfix BAe Hawk - Red Arrows.  Thomas changed a few items on his Hawk to make it more accurate and then finished it in a  very accurate looking Red Arrows paint scheme.  It's good to see Thomas' Red arrow on ARC.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Su-27 Missile Pylons from Zactomodels.  These resin Su-27 Missile Pylons corrects the shape of the kit missile pylons to provide you with a higher level of accuracy and detail on your next big Su-27.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Tornado ASSTA 3.1 seatbelts photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  Feb 2  2021
Mark L. Rossmann graces today's update with his stunning 1/48 Hasegawa Ki-44 II Otsu.  Mark's articles are always loaded with history that always makes his articles a joy to read.  Add his wonderful photos and you have a very enjoyable experience indeed.  Enjoy reading about his Ki-44 II Otsu.

Sertac Bayar has done extensive work on his big 1/32 Revell F-4E Terminator.  Sertac added a variety of aftermarket detail items and then finished off his big Phantom with flawless weathering and special NATO anniversary markings using aftermarket decals.  This is a Phantom model you have to check see.

Fred Branyan shares with us his very special 1/48 Monogram Visible B-17.  This is a model of a special B-17 and Fred includes some historical photos in his article of the crew and the plane from WW2.  His B-17 is loaded with detail and he shows this inspiring detail in his photos.  Sit back and enjoy.

Here's a product article for the 1/72 C-130H exterior photo etch detail set from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Zvezda kit.  

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Fw 190 A6 armament set & Pitot Tube from Master.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  Feb 1  2021

  Space Shuttle Columbia Accident 2003 

Rwanda Heros Day

Darren Roberts is here with his very eye catching 1/72 Hasegawa F4U-1D.  Darren is off to an excellent start for the 2021 model building year.

Eric Hargett has done a top notch job building and detailing his 1/48 Hasegawa McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II+.  Eric added a variety of aftermarket resin sets and finished it with aftermarket decals for a jet bases in Kuwait.  Enjoy the photos everyone.

RSK48, Rafael is here with another gem.  This is his 1/48 Revell PT-17 Stearman as it appeared in Venezuela Air Force service almost 100 years ago.  Rafael finished this beauty with custom made decals. 

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Bending Folding Blade 8 Inch from The Small Shop.  This Photo Etch Bending Folding Blade 8 Inch is for bending and folding PE parts. Complements the 8" Tool head Workstation (This item is included with the 8" tool).  


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Fokker E.1 Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Wingnut Wings kit.


In the Test Post Clubhouse there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


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