Category Archives: Reviews

Reviews of models, tools, decal sets and other after market products.

J 21A3 in 1/48 from Pilot Replicas

Pilot Replicas is a fairly new manufacturer who has specialized in Swedish aircraft and related items in mainly 1/48. They appeared a few years back with the promise of not only one, but several kits of the Sk 60/SAAB 105 … Continue reading

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Decal Review: J26 Swedish Mustangs from RBD Decals

On 08-Open I met a nice guy called Robert Bergwall. He is the man behind the decals that is shipped with the Tarangus Lansen kit. He is showing and selling his own decals under the brand RBD Decals. When Robert … Continue reading

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HobbyBoss Strf 9040C review

It´s finally here, the Hobby Boss Combat Vehicle 90C in 1/35. It has been a few years since it first appeared as a rumour on the internet. For one and a half year now we have had the Academy CV90 … Continue reading

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Intruder Alert!

This is Fujimis EA-6A “Electric Intruder” in 1/72. It´s built out of the box, as a companion project to keep my son company. It´s built quite fast, which shows, but I am happy how the weathering and colour scheme turned … Continue reading

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Tarangus 1/48 A32 Lansen review

Finally it arrived, after more than a year since we first heard of it, the Tarangus 1/48 scale SAAB A32 Lansen. The kit is a limited edition injection moulded plastic kit with five grey plastic sprues, one transparent plastic sprue … Continue reading

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MENG Pick up x/ZPU-1 preview

UPDATE: Updated this article with the latest available information regarding the price of the kit. During the Model Göteborg show I had the opportunity to check out the new 1/35 pick up kit from the new Chinese manufacturer Meng. I … Continue reading

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AFV Club anti laser coating

Ingvar Sylegård looks at AFV Clubs laser coating stickers Ingvar is back, with a small review of the AFV Club sticker set for depicting the anti laser coating used on modern afvs. He also gives us a sneak peek on … Continue reading

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Arsenalen – the new armour museum in Sweden

The 17th of june 2011 the new museum opened its doors for the public for the first time. We were there for the opening, and will cover the three days of opening activities in a separate report. We begin, however, … Continue reading

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Eduard photoetched camouflage nets

My friend, Anders Isaksson, sent me these photos of Eduards photo etched camouflage nets. They are a way simpler solution than making your own but in my opinion they really doesn´t look like the original. The shape is a bit … Continue reading

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CV 90 Photoetch Shootout

This is a small in-box comparison review of the Voyager Model and KA Models photoetch kits for the Academy Stridsfordon 9040B kit in 1/35. Let´s start with the Voyager Model set. VoyagerModel Modern Swedish Infantry Vehicle PE 35383 The set … Continue reading

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