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May 6, 2019

Fox Moth sprue shots and decals

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:34 am
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I recently posted regarding the upcoming Fox Moth kit by AVINow we have sprue shots and a look at the decal sheet.  Me want!

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January 8, 2019

It is amazing what you come across on the internet

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:45 am
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You can get lost on the internet forever if you are not careful.  While looking for something completely different, I ran across this site on Australian aviation.  I was particularly interested in this page.  Be careful. Don’t get lost.

November 6, 2018

Don’t eat a snail

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:10 pm
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Seriously, don’t.

May 22, 2018

Boxer APC

Filed under: Modeling,Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:01 pm
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Australia is buying the German-made Boxer APC.  For you modelers out there, there is at least one 35th scale kit of the Boxer, and more importantly, one in God’s One True Scale.

September 13, 2017

An international modeling blog

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:05 pm
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Paulo is a Brazilian who lives in Australia.  He runs a nice blog.  Take a look.

October 2, 2016

A hero unhonored

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:09 am
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It is a shame that, even with a letter from his opponent, the Australian government won’t honor this hero.

September 9, 2016

Australia at war

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:20 pm
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A great website with tons of info on the war in Australia.  Site here.

July 8, 2015

The South China Sea

Filed under: Modeling,Politics — dknights @ 3:33 pm
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As regular readers know, this particular hot-spot is one that I think bears special attention.  Here is some news that may affect the area.  Australia is donating two LCHs to the cash-strapped Philippines.  Article here.  And in case you are wondering, this is the type of ship being discussed.

July 6, 2014

Broome

Filed under: General,Modeling — dknights @ 3:09 pm
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Its a town in western Australia.  I’ve just finished reading a book about it and an attack by the Japanese in the early part of the war.  Then I came across an article about a Beaufighter wreck recently located off the town.  Story here.

January 11, 2012

Crime gets harder

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 12:14 pm
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I’ve said for some years that due to scientific advances, crime is getting harder and harder to get away with.  I think that is at least part of the explanations for the falling crime rates here in the US.  It looks like it might be getting harder still according to this story.  This seems like a great idea to me.

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