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What’s in the box – Airfix’s North American B-25B Mitchell (1/72)

Airfix’s late 2019 release of the B-25B Mitchell in 1/72 scale was a welcome announcement and continued their series of Mitchells in braille scale. This will be our first “Unvarnished” review but before we get to that, we’ll take a look at what comes in the box. Actually, before we do that, let’s take a… Continue reading What’s in the box – Airfix’s North American B-25B Mitchell (1/72)

BIG CHANGES COMING IN 2020.

Some of you might have noticed a new logo and slogan. Things are changing and you are on the ground floor. Welcome to the first step of what will be a totally new online model building experience. Theplasticadvocate has partnered with LifeinScale so bear with us as we revamp the website, polish up our online… Continue reading BIG CHANGES COMING IN 2020.

F*CKING IRENE!: Building Kitty Hawk’s 1/35 UH-60L “Super 64 – Venom”: Part 3 – Corrections.

The phrase “paralysis by analysis” seems fitting as Venom has slowed to a halt as a multitude of changes and additions are required to get the most accurate MH-60L out of the Kitty Hawk kit. I’ve already blown through two self-imposed deadlines to have the entire kit completed, and I don’t think I’m getting any… Continue reading F*CKING IRENE!: Building Kitty Hawk’s 1/35 UH-60L “Super 64 – Venom”: Part 3 – Corrections.

F*CKING IRENE!: Building Kitty Hawk’s 1/35 UH-60L “Super 64 – Venom”: Part 2 – Engine.

As seems to be typical with Kitty Hawk kits, this came with a rendition of the two GE T-700 turbo-shaft engines. The T-700 is the workhorse of the United States military helicopter fleet being found in everything from the Blackhawk, to the Viper, Apache and others. As such, I thought it would be an interesting… Continue reading F*CKING IRENE!: Building Kitty Hawk’s 1/35 UH-60L “Super 64 – Venom”: Part 2 – Engine.