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June 16, 2020

Requiescat in pace

Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:59 am
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Story here. 😦

June 15, 2020

Japanese truck

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:21 pm
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I recently posted some color video of WWII Japanese trucks. (h/t Jeff “Inch High” Groves)

Today I came across this amazing build.  Even though it is in devil scale, it is just fantastic.

 

June 14, 2020

Interesting

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:27 pm
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Story here. What is this 737 and what is it doing?

June 12, 2020

Noted with interest

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:20 am
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Story here.  I suspect these are indeed Loyal Wingman test vehicles.

June 11, 2020

Japanese trucks in color

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 6:10 am
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A great YouTube of japanese trucks in color footage.  Great camo reference. (h/t Jeff Groves)

Cockpits

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:52 am
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A nice blog entry on cockpits and some tips and techniques.  Worth a read.

June 10, 2020

CH-400

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:35 pm
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Dora Wings is releasing a CH-400.  The Marines bought exactly one of these, yet, I am a sucker for Yellow Wings markings.

June 9, 2020

Goodbye, Titan

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 9:53 am
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Well, not really.  It looks like Titan is drifting away from Saturn faster than expected. (about 4 inches a year) (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

June 8, 2020

God bless Elon Musk

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 1:45 pm
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The man is a national treasure. Go, SpaceX. Go.

June 6, 2020

AK weathering pencils

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:27 pm
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With the MiG-17, I am going to use AK weathering pencils for the first time.  Here are some helpful videos.

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