Homepage Text - July 2018

Tuesday,  July 31  2018
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Thomas Brόckelt is here with a very interesting WW2 Luftwaffe aircraft.  This is his resin 1/72 Bird Models EMW A6 with quite a bit of extra work by Thomas including a scratchbuilt cockpit.  This is a VERY interesting aircraft. 

In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  July 30  2018

Vanuatu Independence Day

I'd like to wish a Happy Birthday to ARC Moderator Mad Mike Happy Birthday Mike!!!

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Sunday,  July 29  2018
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Saturday,  July 28  2018

Peru Independence Day

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Friday,  July 27  2018

Korean War Armistice Date 1953

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Charlies Rodriguez is here with a classic beauty today.  This is his 1/48 Monogram AH-64 Apache with added engine covers and RBF tags.  Charlies finished it as a British AH-64 as it appeared in Afghanistan.  Very cool indeed.


Here's a product article for the 1/35 OH-58D Kiowa Exterior Detail Set from Zactomodels.  This detail set is designed for the  MRC/Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 P-51D Mustang armament & gunsight detail set from Master.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  July 26  2018

Liberia Independence Day

Maldives Independence Day

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Wednesday,  July 25  2018
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Gavin Parnaby is here with a gem today.  This is his 1/72 Anigrand North American YF-93A with plenty of extra work.  Gavin explains the whole build in his article.  The YF-93 is a variant of the F-86 and is quite the radical design and it's very cool to see it on ARC.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk.IX control surfaces (late) from AiresThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 A-1 Skyraider Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  July 24  2018
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Monday,  July 23  2018

Egypt National Day

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Shawn “Phantom” Weiler has done a stellar job on his 1/48 Academy F-4C Phantom #203.  Shawn finished it as high vis triple Mig killer from the Oregon ANG with some added detail from Aires.  It's a beauty Shawn.

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Bending Folding Blade 5 Inch from The Small Shop.  This product is a Photo Etch Bending Folding Blade 5 Inch.  This tool is for bending and folding PE parts. Complements the 5 Speed Tool head Workstation (This item is included with the 5 Speed tool).


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk. VIII gun bays from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Friday,  July 20  2018

Colombia Independence Day

USA Moon Landing  - First Human on the Moon  (1969)

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Ricardo Salamι has done an exceptional job on the 1/48 Monogram LM-11 Orion, Apollo 16 Mission.  Ricardo has taken this classic kit to a whole new level and explains all his work in his article.  Truly amazing work.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-14 Tomcat Fuel Tank Pylons from Zactomodels This detail set is designed for the Tamiya kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Spitfire Mk.IX gunsight early from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Tornado IDS Pitot Tubes from QuickBoost This detail set is designed for the Revell kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Curtiss P-40 B/C Tomahawk II - British version - Browning .303 cal and British type Pitot Tube from Master.

In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  July 19  2018
No update today...I'm working double shifts between my 2 jobs.  I WILL have an update for Friday.

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Wednesday,  July 18  2018
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Tuesday,  July 17  2018

Iraq Republic Day

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Jay Vlad joins us today with his 3rd model on ARC.  This is his big and beautifully detailed 1/32 Academy F-16CG.  Jay added a huge variety of detail sets and then combined them with his own talent to create his wonderful Viper.  Enjoy the photos...this one is a beauty.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 Me 262A/B control surfaces from AiresThis detail set is designed for the Hobby boss kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/32 Westland Lynx HAS.3, Mk.88 Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  July 16  2018
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Paul Maksimov has done a perfect job on his 1/24 Airfix Junkers-87 B-2.  Paul finished his Stuka in winter camo as it appeared while stationed on the outskirts of Moscow in 1941.  Beautiful work Paul.

Here's a product article for the 8" Mk R Multi-head Hold and Fold - Photo Etch Bending Tool from The Small Shop.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk.IXe gun bays from Eduard Model Accessories.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Sunday,  July 15  2018
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Saturday,  July 14  2018

France National Day

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Friday,  July 13  2018
Shows this weekend

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Alacran has added lots of detailing to his 1/72 Art Model Su-25 UTGAlacran then gave his Su-25 an amazing camo scheme with an excellent weathering job and displayed it with some ground equipment in an airfield diorama.  Simply beautiful to see.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 Spitfire Mk.IXc cockpit  from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Revell kit


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk.IX control surfaces (early) from AiresThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


Thursday,  July 12  2018

Sao Tome and Principe Independence Day

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Straker65 dropped by today with his sharp looking 1/72 Hasegawa F-20 Tigershark.  Straker65 added some scratchbuilt details and finished it off in the prototype markings along with a subtle weathering job.  Very nice indeed.

Here's a product article for the 1/48 P-51D Mustang - armament & gunsight detail set from Master.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 BAe Hawk T.1 100 Series Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft ConversionsThis detail set is designed for the Kinetic kit.

In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  July 11  2018

Mongolia National Celebration Day

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Mike Krahn has done a stellar job on his 1/48 Monogram B-17G.  Mike modified his model to a late B-17G and added plenty of scratchbuilt detailing before finishing it off with a beautifully done bare metal finish and aftermarket decals.  I love the look of this B-17.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-14 Intake Correction Set from ZactomodelsThis detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 Browning M-2 guns (2 guns) from Eduard Model Accessories.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 L-29RS Delfin Conversion set from QuickBoostThis detail set is designed for the AMK kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  July 10  2018

Invasion of Sicily - Allied Landings at Sicily in 1943 

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Frederic Cottin is here with a sci-fi ship we all know so well.  This is his 1/48 MPC Eagle finished to a high standard and looking just like to ships I recall seeing on TV.  It's great to see this Eagle on TV.

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Cut-Off Set - Large from The Small Shop.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Spitfire Mk.XVI gun bays from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis detail set is designed for the Eduard kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Monday,  July 9  2018

Argentina Independence Day

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Sunday,  July 8  2018
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Saturday,  July 7  2018

Solomon Islands National Day

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Friday,  July 6  2018

Comoros Independence Day

Malawi Republic Day

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Shawn “Phantom” Weiler is here with his sharp looking MiG Killer.  This is his 1/48 Academy F-4C Phantom #202 in Niagara Falls ANG markings are from Speed Hunter graphics.  This is one sweet looking Phantom.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F4U-1 propeller with alignment tool from Eduard Model Accessories This detail set is designed for the Tamiya kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Be-12 Landing Lights from QuickBoost This detail set is designed for the Modelsvit kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Thursday,  July 5  2018

Cape Verde National Day

Venezuela Independence Day

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Klaasjan Schuuring is here with his flawless looking 1/32 Academy F-16 SUFAKlaasjan added Eduard photo etch to the cockpit before giving his jet a full weapons load and a beautiful looking camo scheme with just a slight amount of weathering.  Beautiful work Klaasjan. 

Here's a product article for the 1/72 A400M Grizzly Landing Gear from Scale Aircraft Conversions.   This detail set is designed for the Revell kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/48 A-37B Dragonfly cockpit set from Aires This detail set is designed for the Trumpeter kit.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Wednesday,  July 4  2018

United States of America Independence Day

Rwanda Liberation Day

    Happy 4th  to all the ARC Americans 

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Patrick Vossenberg is here to mark the 4th of July with his awesome 1/48 Hasegawa F-4G.  Patrick added scratch built details as well as aftermarket detail sets and parts from other models to complete his Phantom.  It carries a great looking loadout and looks fantastic in it's gray camo.  The markings are from an aftermarket decal.

Here's a product article for the 1/32 F-16 NSI small mouth Intake Correction Set from ZactomodelsThis detail set is designed for the Academy kit.


Here's a product article for the 1/72 Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress - machine gun set - Browning M2 aircraft .50 caliber barrels with flash hiders from Master.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Tuesday,  July 3  2018

Belarus Independence Day

No update today.  Too darn busy at my 2 jobs.

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Monday,  July 2  2018
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Paul Fernandez has done a beautiful conversion to make his 1/72 Esci F-8H.  Paul finished his Crusader as a Philippines Air Force jet with the correct mods.  Paul gave his jet weathering and he explains the build in his article.  Looks great Paul.

Here's a product article for the Photo Etch Standard Rolling Set from The Small ShopThis Photo Etch Bending Tool is the Photo Etch Standard Rolling Set.  Make curved photo etch parts. Aluminum base makes rolling your parts easy!


Here's a product article for the 1/72 R-73 / AA-11 Archer missiles and pylons from Eduard Model Accessories.


In the ARC Joke Page there is a new daily funny photo and daily joke.


Sunday,  July 1  2018

Burundi Independence Day

Canada  Day

Rwanda Independence Day

    Happy Canada Day to all the ARC Canucks 

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