Category Archives: Reference

Star Wars A-Wing: Decals of the Studio Model
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UPDATE: 11 July 2016 – Added a PDF showing the placement of the decals on the filming model. My latest research effort is for the A-Wing seen in ‘Return of the Jedi‘ (aka Episode VI).  A recent find at Denbigh … Full Article→

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UPDATED: Markings of the SW Millennium Falcon 5-Foot Filming Model
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Updated downloads page 2015-09-10 with all new files (Discard all Prior versions) Over on the “The RPF” fandom modelling forum, there is a great deal of discussion on the specifics of the ‘studio scale’ filming models of the Star Wars … Full Article→

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Millennium Falcon 5-Foot Studio Model Markings Files
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Last Updated 2015- 09 -10 TO DOWNLOAD, RIGHT CLICK ON “HERE” AND SELECT SAVE LINK (OR WHATEVER YOUR BROWSER OFFERS TO SAVE THE FILE)  Be Sure and Delete all prior versions or Ye will surely be Confused! Download the Tracker … Full Article→

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Product News: Handmade Wooden Propellers
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Recently, I read an Aeroscale review of some very high-quality, handmade wooden props produced by ‘The Micro Group, LLC’ company. They looked very impressive and so, being curious, I sent an email inquiry to Craig Rosner, the company proprietor. He … Full Article→

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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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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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Model Master Modern 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: USSR Flanker Blue/Gray USSR Flanker Medium Blue (OOP) USSR Flanker Pale Blue (OOP) USSR … Full Article→

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