Author Archives: Ken Patrick

Ken Patrick

About Ken Patrick

I'm an apprentice level scale modeler who also enjoys technology. I primarily model maritime subjects, but don't exclude any subject. I'm the webmaster for this website.

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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HRSM Website Statistics since Inception
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Attached is a .pdf file with our website statistics.  Pretty darn impressive for a little modelers group!   BTW, these stats ignore Robert Beach and Myself since we are always in here editing and such. Analytics HRSM Audience Overview 20120401-20130103 Your … Full Article→

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“R&L” of Australia, Boeing 707 1/590th. scale. Prize from a 1960’s Cereal Box.
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Just a coat of gloss white over primer.  Did do a bit of filling and sanding.  It has a better fit than some $20.00 kits I’ve assembled. Made by “R&L” of Australia.  I also purchased a “Boeing 727” and a … Full Article→

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UK / Britain License Plate Number True Type Font.
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For all of your British License Plate making needs.  This is a zipped True Type Font file which is PC and Mac compatible.  Once the file is unzipped, right-click the file and “Install”. uk_number_plate.zip

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Scotch Blue Painters Tape Advanced Delicate Surface (Model # 2080-1A)
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Not too impressed with the product.  On a fully dry acrylic surface used the tape for some additional lines.  I used the “delicate surface” variation because I was afraid of lifting off the acrylic paint. Results: Paint bleed. The tape … Full Article→

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USS Aries PHM-5 (Pegasus Class hydrofoil) Walkaround
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This gallery contains 7 photos.

The Aries is currently being restored.  I took these photo’s while on-board the USS Jesse L. Brown (FF-1089) in 1989.  Good Times!

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Model Master WWII Russian Colors
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UPDATE 2 June 2014: The below listing shows the MM paints originally available but several that are now no longer offered have “OOP” (for ‘out-of-production’) annotated plus “NEW” for additional colors: Interior Metallic Blue Russian Armor Green Russian Earth Brown … Full Article→

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Model Master Federal Standard Colors
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UPDATE 2 June 2014: The below listing shows the MM paints originally available but several that are now no longer offered have “OOP” (for ‘out-of-production’) annotated: Aircraft Interior Black (FS 37031) AMC Gray (FS 36173) Blue (FS 35109) Blue (FS … Full Article→

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Model Master WWII Italian Colors
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UPDATE 2 June 2014: The below listing shows the MM paints originally available but several that are now no longer offered have “OOP” (for ‘out-of-production’) annotated: Italian Blue Gray (OOP) Italian Dark Brown Italian Olive Green Italian Sand

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Model Master WWII French Colors
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UPDATE 2 June 2014: The below listing shows the MM paints originally available but all are now no longer offered & have “OOP” (for ‘out-of-production’) annotated. Close matches (if found) from current product line are indicated: French Chestnut (OOP)Burnt Sienna … Full Article→

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