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UG70030 Ugears Model Hurdy-Gurdy


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78040 6pc Expo Nutrunner Set


Set includes 1.5/2/2.5/3/4/5mm. Suitable for 6/8/10/12/14 & 16BA Nuts. High quality tips manufactured in chrome vanadium steel, heat ...
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79920 Expo Professional Rapid Cable Stripper


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A50089B Airfix Aston Martin DB5 Silver Gift Set


A50089B Airfix Aston Martin DB5 Silver Gift Set

The luxury Aston Martin DB5 was first released in 1963. It reached true iconic status when it featured as James Bond’s car in the 1964 film Goldfinger. The DB5 had a new tail design, offering improved aerodynamics. Options included power steering (on Mk1 cars), air conditioning, automatic transmission, limited slip differential and a 325bhp Vantage.

Scale: 1:32
Skill: 1
Dimensions (mm): L143 x W52
Flying Hours: 1
Number of Parts: 47
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A09190 Airfix Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 1:48 scale


A09190 Airfix Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 1:48 scale

When the first Bristol Blenheim Mk.I light bomber entered Royal Air Force service with No.114 Squadron at Wyton in March 1937, they not only replaced the squadron’s Hawker Hind biplane bombers, but also pointed to the future of a new, modern air force. Capable of speeds approaching 100 mph faster than its predecessor, the Blenheim was the most capable light/medium bomber in the world at that time and would be the benchmark for all future aircraft designs, including those it would soon be forced to meet in combat. During the early months of WWII, Blenheim crews would carry a heavy burden of strike operations against enemy targets, both from bases in the UK and in France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force and British Expeditionary Force. Being relatively lightly armed and with constant equipment additions increasing the aircraft’s weight, the Blenheim was no match for the modern fighters of the Luftwaffe and despite the heroic actions of a great many Allied pilots, the RAF suffered significant losses during this period.

Scale: 1:48
Skill: 3
Flying Hours: 3
Number of Parts: 216
Dimensions (mm): L270 x W357
Age Suitability: 8+
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MIG4531 ACCESSORIES The Weathering Magazine Issue 32


ACCESSORIES The Weathering Magazine Issue 32

Reference: A.MIG-4531
Title: The Weathering Magazine Issue 32 - Accessories
Author/s: Kreangkrai Paojinda, Lukasz Kapelski, Sergiusz Peczek, Artur Miniszewski, Paulo Carreño, Mig Jiménez y Chema Martínez
Publisher: AMMO by Mig Jiménez
Language: English
No. of pages & Description: Soft cover, 68 pages with high-quality full colour photographs

The latest issue of your favourite magazine concentrates on an important aspect of any build: accessories. The details and optional accessories that bring realism into your modelling projects, add narrative, or complete a diorama. These accessories present interesting painting and weathering opportunities. For example, few WWII German projects are complete without “German Jerry Cans,” stowage and sandbags are a popular subject with armour modellers, tank ammunition and ammo crates including the different metallic areas and textured woods.

Mig Jimenez, explains the processes behind painting and weathering a large fabric gun mantlet: adding interest and texture to the material.

Each technique and effect explained in this latest issue can be applied to a range of subjects: whether a beginner or experienced modeller this issue will leave you inspired for your next project!
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Reference: A.MIG-5218
Title: The Weathering Aircraft Issue 18 - Accessories
Author/s: Karim Bibi, Allen Vallejo, Aurelio Gimeno, Ricardo Batista, Ricardo Rivas, Lalo Zeleny
Publisher: AMMO by Mig Jiménez
Language: English
No. of pages & Description: Soft cover, 68 pages with high-quality full colour photographs

The 18th issue of The Weathering Aircraft is available now! For those of us who like aircraft, accessories can become a nuisance and end up not being used to their full potential. In this issue you will see how working with accessories can be a rewarding and enjoyable modelling experience that produces amazing results and radically improves the finish of your models. Learning certain techniques will be essential to obtain realistic-looking accessories that are perfectly tied into the aircraft’s overall finish, no matter how small they are. You will learn how to paint all types of accessories ranging from a small helmet to a support vehicle. We will also show advanced detail work used by the world’s best modelers to bring these elements up to the level of the rest of the model including the use of photo-etched parts, adding wiring, and scratch building accessories. Of course, we also show you specific tips and tricks, as well as products that are extremely useful for working with these elements. As always, TWA brings you the most innovative ideas from some of the world’s best modellers with a focus on showing you how to create exquisitely built and painted models with this collection of simple and easy to use step-by-step articles, each accompanied by precise instructions and high-quality photographs. This extremely comprehensive issue provides you with the opportunity to learn how to assemble, upgrade, even paint and weather your accessories and enjoy the process and amazing results!
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Reference: A.MIG-6263
Title: ITALIENFELDZUG. German Tanks and Vehicles 1943-1945 Vol. 2
Author/s: Daniele Guglielmi, Mario Pieri
Publisher: AMMO by Mig Jiménez
Subject: History, strategy, vehicles and weapons of the German land forces (Heer) in Italy between 1943 and 1945
Language: English
No. of pages & Description: Hard cover, 248 pages with 600 high-quality full colour photographs and 18 profile colors
ISBN: 978-84-17846-38-1

Daniele Guglielmi and Mario Pieri, authors of the book Panzer DNA published by AMMO by Mig Jiménez, present the second volume of the Italienfeldzug series: an exhaustive study of the ground operations and the most important vehicles fielded by the German army (Heer) in the Italian campaign, between 1943 and 1945, from the Allied invasion of Sicily to the capitulation of the Third Reich. The authors describe the German Army vehicles in detail, making extensive use of significant and in some cases unpublished photographs from a wide range of sources, including photos from official German and Allied archives to include armoured and transport vehicles, weapons and other equipment used by the Germans in this theatre of war.

This book series offers a new perspective to both military modellers and historians interested in WWII German Armed Forces and the campaigns in Italy. It is particularly valuable for researchers interested in armoured vehicle operations of the Second World War.

This second volume of the Italienfeldzug collection provides in depth analyses of the Panther tank, the Marder II and III self-propelled anti-tank guns, the Grille self-propelled howitzer, various models of field artillery, heavy artillery, and towed anti-tank guns. This 250-page reference contains 16 colour profiles, more than 600 large photographs and captions with detailed information, maps, as well as vehicle markings and reproductions of original documents.
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The definitive selection of painting and finishing colors for hoards of space armies. With both Polished Metal and Gold metal acrylic colors for metal surfaces and effects, and authentic colors for your space legion's identifying signals and markings. All jars are acrylic and formulated for maximum performance both with brush and airbrush and will allow us to apply the correct color on our models. Water soluble, odorless, and non-toxic. Each jar includes a stainless steel agitator to facilitate mixture. We recommend MIG -2000 Acrylic Thinner for correct thinning. Dries completely in 24 hours.

Included colours:

- MIG086 Blue (RAL 5019)
- MIG121 Blood Red ¡New Color!
- MIG122 Bone ¡New Color!
- MIG123 Marine Blue ¡New Color!
- MIG192 Polished Metal
- MIG198 Gold
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