Monthly Archives: April 2013

160,000 photos from Finland during WWII
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If you’re interested in poring over 160,000 images (like the one above) from Finland during WWII, check this link. Free to use, these images give a unique view of WWII from the frozen north. Photo courtesy SA-Kuva.  

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AMPS 2013 Convention Report
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Clint Mills, Joe Koenig and I hit the road to Atlanta early Thursday morning bound for this year’s AMPS International Convention. We stowed our models carefully and headed down Rt. 58, headed for I-85 south and, eventually, Atlanta. The drive … Full Article→

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AMPS 2013 Convention Pix
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This gallery contains 13 photos.

 

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Soldering of Photo-Etched Model Parts
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Provided by Mike Nerino http://www.scalemodelguide.com/construction/techniques/guide-to-soldering/ Soldering Techniques from AVIONICS HANDBOOK

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Know the color at a glance…
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Before you dump that last bit of color out of your airbrush before cleaning, why not spray it onto the top of the paint bottle it came from? That way, you’ll be able to see exactly what color is within. … Full Article→

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2nd Annual Catawba Valley Scale Modelers Model Show & Swap Meet
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Update as of 3 April, 2013: Found this link off the web for photos taken at the 16 March show; enjoy! http://public.fotki.com/DODGEMOPARMANIAC/catawba-valley-scal-1/catawba-valley-scal/ Update as of 6 March, 2013: Don Nickolson from CVSM club has provided the show documentation including the … Full Article→

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