Grit Comparison Chart
I didn't know that not all the ways to express the grit are the same... they change from place to place, so here a useful comparison chart
Wire Diameters in Gauges, Inches, Millimiter conversion Table
Working with some wires and getting mad converting Gauges (the measurement unit used for the diameters of wires) in Inches or Millimiters? This conversion table is what you need.
USN Stencil Application
Wanna make your own mask for the USN WWII marks? Here a easy application: type your text, choose the size, and print it...
RAF WWII Colors Table equivalent FS RGB CMYK
A complete color chart of the RAF WWII colors. I checked it, and the match seems good. The RGB equivalent, allows you to "explain" a color to other people...
Enter inside an amazing Boeing 777...
If you want to see the inside of one of the most amazing Boeing 777, this is the plane for you because... it is built entirely with paper!
Modeling is beautiful...
Carlos Mendes made a wonderful short movie about the poetry of our hobby: a delicate masterwork, worth to watch !
Back to Basics: preparing the paints Tutorial
For the best results, it is not enough too just drop the paint from the jar to the airbrush, but you must prepare it too. Here all what you need to know about the main paints on the market.
Gun metal pigment application Tutorial
Metal pigments can improve the looks of many parts, like Wheels, Gun barrel, edges, etc... and this video shows the best way to apply them.
Four easy way to create chippings Tutorial
Four chipping techniques covered in one video - two of them including a really easy rusting technique!
Details to the cockpit using the transfers Tutorial
Details inside the cockpit are the first thing that we watch... and with some dedicated transfers you can add all the placard or dials you need. Let's see how...
Shape Up - What about the shape of a kit? VIDEO
Paul Budzick is back, with a discussion of the importance of overall shape and dimensional issues related to scale model and great tips!
Kinetic 1/35 MaxxPro MRAP full build Tutorial
The great Spanish Carlos Costa is back, this time with a full build of the Kinetic 1/35 MaxxPro MRAP. Spanish audio with English subtitles.
RLM Colors Table and equivalent FS RGB CMYK
Here a very useful and complete color chart of the RLM colors. I checked it roughly with the Gunze and AK references, and the match video/real seems good.
Report from Model Expo in Verona - Italy
Our friend Paolo Burro visited the Model Expo Italy in Verona, and sent us a complete report about it. The text is in Italian, the photos... are in universal language: enjoy!
Better colors for the photos of your models
Often i see great models that aren't enough valued by the photos, because of too dark, too light and with wrong colors. But it is easy to fix that...