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Viggen Update

Viggen Update

My Viggen was judged the winner of the Baltics group build over on Cold War Model Making and Photos.  I’ve never had a model win something before, so it’s a little bit of a big deal.  Thanks to everyone who provided info, advice, and support on this build, especially the Vikings who wouldn’t let me put a foot wrong.

You can read more about the build here and here.

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Hasegawa 1/32 Bf-109K-4

Hasegawa 1/32 Bf-109K-4

After the Corsair, I wanted a straightforward, not too involved build to end the year.  I was really enjoying 1/32 props, and was looking for a low parts count and something that would fit well.  Hasegawa’s Kurfurst fit the bill on that point.  Overall though, this was a “were they even trying?”.

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Why Wingnut Wings’ 1/32 Lancaster makes sense

Why Wingnut Wings’ 1/32 Lancaster makes sense

Since the announcement that Wingnut Wings’ first effort outside of their typical First World War subject matter will be a 1/32 scale Lancaster, I’ve heard a lot of people get very excited about it.  I’ve also heard a few ask whether this move makes sense for the company and whether we can expect to see any further kits from later eras.

In this article, I’m going to show why this makes business sense, and what this might mean for the future.

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