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Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon

Revell Star Wars Episode 7 Millennium Falcon SnapTite Kit #85-1633 by Martin Schultz I had heard that there were going to be some new kit releases covering a range of skill levels to “Tie” in with the new movie coming out in 2015. I stopped at my local Target store and they had one of […]

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Jimmy Stewart, Bomber Pilot

Jimmy Stewart, Bomber Pilot

During my last visit the the Air Force Museum, I saw this book at the Museum book store.  I had to have it!!! In 1939, Jimmy starred in “Mr. Smith Goes To Washington”.  He had recently starred as a reporter in “Philadelphia Story”. By 1941, Jimmy had both a private and commercial pilot’s license. Jimmy […]

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ModelCave Hobby Shop

ModelCave Hobby Shop

12/8/11 Recently Steve Nelson mentioned that he had heard there was a new hobby shop in Ypsilanti called the ModelCave and he wondered if anyone had been there yet.   The silence that followed indicated that a mission had to be undertaken.  It just so happened that I would be coming through Ypsilanti on my way […]

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Hasegawa 1/48 Fw-190A-7 JG1 —- In Box Review

Hasegawa 1/48 Fw-190A-7 JG1 —- In Box Review

Hasegawa  1/48  Fw-190A-7  ‘JG1’,  Stock #9902,  MSRP $39.99 When I saw this listed, I had a huge “WOOHOO” moment, and bought the beast sight unseen. My bad.  I know many folks swear by Hasegawa as being excellent kits, but they missed the boat on this one. This is, to be fair, a decent kit. What […]

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Mikoyan MiG-21

Mikoyan MiG-21

  Mikoyan MiG-21 Famous Russian Aircraft By Yefim Gordon and Keith Dexter with Dmitriy Komissarov ISBN 978 1 85780 257 3 Published by Classic Publications Ltd. Distributed by Specialty Press – $79.95 www.specialtypress.com   Ask me anything about the MiG-21.  I expect that I can find the answer in this book. I consider this 720 […]

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ICM 1:48 Spitfire Mk VII – Build Review

ICM 1:48 Spitfire Mk VII – Build Review

KIT #: 48062 MSRP: $22.95 The kit comes molded in two different grays, which I will refer to as “light” and “medium”. The parts trees will allow you to build not only the VII variant, but the VIII and IX variants of the Spitfire as well. In the box you get 7 gray part trees […]

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