Scale Model Podcast Ep. 03 – Fall is coming.

In this podcast, I aim to entertain, inform, and promote the hobby of scale model kit building, with interviews, reviews, and news about the scale model hobby.

 

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Latest news

 

Final results from the IPMS Nations in Phoenix are now in.  Some amazing work as always.

Hobbyboss announcements for Sept. http://www.themodellingnews.com/2018/08/hobbyboss-September-selections-mostly.html

Special Hobby announcements for Sept. http://www.specialhobby.info/2018/08/newsletter-92018.html

Eduard Kit No. 82119 – Bf 109 G-10 Mtt Regensburg ProfiPACK – Hyperscale has the review

http://www.hyperscale.com/2018/reviews/kits/eduard82119reviewbg_1.htm

HKM 1/32 Lancaster pricing has shown up as pre-order on some store sites. Showing Oct/Nov 2018 release date at this point. 333-350 UK pounds at this point.

https://www.emodels.co.uk/hong-kong-models-1-32-avro-lancaster-b-i-iii-01e10.html

Dragon 1/35 M48 AVLB

http://www.dragon-models.com/d-m-item.asp?pid=DRA3606

The Modelling News has a great first look at Italeri’s 1/35 updated kit of the M978 Fuel Servicing Truck.

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2018/08/in-boxed-m978-fuel-servicing-truck-from.html#more

Meng Kit No. TS-039 – Sd. Kfz.173 Jagpanther Ausf. G1. Review at Missing Lynx

http://www.missing-lynx.com/reviews/german/mengts039reviewlp_1.html

 

What else are people talking about via scalemates.com hot kits section

Tamiya 1/35 M3 Stuart light tank

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/1123750-tamiya-35360-m3-stuart

Modelcollect 172 B-52H Early Type USAF Bomber

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/1160131-modelcollect-ua72208-b-52h-early-type-u-s-a-f

Some of their items have been hit or miss in the accuracy dept. according to some sources.

 

What’s on the bench

Tamiya 1/35 Panther.  (Build log )

Not sure what I’m going to work on next, keep an eye at blackfire.ca to see what I decide.

What is on your bench?

 

Reference Sites

Search tips for reference photos.

Beyond the usual sites, make use of Google Image Search.

What are your favorite sites for searching for photos?

 

Upcoming events

London Scale Model Show – Sept. 22nd, 2018 London Ontario

As this is my home show, I’ll be collecting lots of interviews and other content.

 

 

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