David Knights' Weblog

August 31, 2022

This will get out of control

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:43 am
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More great news from the South China Sea. (classic reference in this blog in the headline)


August 30, 2022

Modeling the Airfix B5N2 Kate

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:52 pm
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I am in the middle of building the Airfix B5N2 Kate.  While this is an almost an OOB build, I have looked at available reference.  By far, the best is the  Kagero book on the Kate (#79), with the FAOW #32 on the Kate as the second, though if you have the Kagero book, you will have almost all of the photos from the FAOW #32.  If you are going to detail the cockpit, the Mikesh book on Japanese Aircraft Interiors is a must.  I am waiting for some decals from Hannants,, and will update you further.

August 27, 2022

Panzermeister36 strikes again

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:59 pm
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A new video from Evan.  As I have told him, even though I don’t do model railroading, I learn a lot from his videos on that subject.

August 26, 2022

Plastic Model Mojo Ep.71

Filed under: IPMS,Modeling — dknights @ 3:45 pm
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Episode 71 is out and features IPMS/USA Judge’s Grand Award winner Steve Hustad.  Give it a listen.

August 16, 2022

Berna Clamps

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:28 pm
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I mentioned on the PMM Facebook page that I really like the Berna clamps.  I noted there was a learning curve with them.  Our listeners were split.  Do you use them?  Do you like them?



August 15, 2022

The Great War

Filed under: Modeling,Politics — dknights @ 9:48 pm
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Over the last few years I’ve found myself more and more interested in WWI.  I think it may be all those cool armored cars getting released.  If you have an interest in WWI, I can highly recommend this YouTuber series.


August 14, 2022

You may have noticed….

Filed under: General — dknights @ 9:34 pm
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For the last month or two I haven’t been posting as much.  No excuse other than life got very busy.  I am back to posting now and hope to get one new post a day up.

August 13, 2022

StuG madness

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:38 pm
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Panzermeister36 has a new StuG kit to review.

August 12, 2022

Plastic Model Mojo Ep.70

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:49 am
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Episode 70 is out.  It is another episode with fan favorite, Dr. Strangebrush.  Give it a listen.

August 10, 2022


Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:29 pm
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Just within the last day, this and this happened and barely made any news.  Space launches are becoming very common, which is both good news and bad news. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

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