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November 29, 2017

In praise of the Badger 150

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:45 pm
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I confess, I have 4 airbrushes.  1 is a Skybow Iwata clone, 1 is a Tamiya Superfine, 1 is a Badger Velocity and finally I have a Badger 150 that I’ve owned for at least 30 years.  I like all of them, and they all have their uses.  The Velocity is a dream for fine detail spraying.  But, my everyday, go to brush is the 150.  It is a workhorse.  Other airbrushes can be finicky from time to time or prone to clogging.   The 150 is just a great brush.  It sprays very fine, not as fine as the Velocity, but good enough for 90% of spraying in 72nd scale.  It always works,  It is comfortable, or I am just very use to it.  I highly recommend it.

RWD-8 and PZL-23

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:22 pm
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IBG is releasing a kit of each of these with Romanian markings.  Must have.

November 19, 2017


Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:45 am

Brengun is bringing one out.  I will need this.

November 3, 2017


Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:47 am
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IBG is releasing a PZL-37B.  We’ve needed this.

November 2, 2017

Trumpeter MiG-31

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:16 pm
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Looks like it will be out in December.

November 1, 2017

Sailors adrift

Filed under: General — dknights @ 5:04 pm
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Here is an interesting analysis of the current story regarding the two women who claim to have spent 5 months adrift in the Pacific.

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