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October 17, 2021

The German naval response to D-day

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:13 am
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An interesting video.

October 6, 2021

I am happy to see this

Filed under: Modeling,Politics — dknights @ 3:49 am
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The Japanese are flight testing F-35Bs off their two “Helicopter Destroyers”.  Who’d have thought in 1944-45 that come 2021 US Marine aircraft would be operating off JMSDF ships?

September 14, 2021

New S-boat

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:48 pm
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This is the kit that Mike mentioned on the episode of The Scale Model Podcast that he and I were recently on.  I agree with Mike, this is a must have.

 

June 8, 2021

700th scale dio

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The Andy’s hobby Headquarters YouTube channel has some nice videos.  This one on a 700th scale ship/beach dio is particularly nice.

 

June 2, 2021

You’d have to have….

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:54 pm
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a heart of stone not to laugh at this one.  Add this to the recent explosion at the Iranian drone factory and the explosion at the Iranian oil refinery, and maybe you begin to wonder if a certain country isn’t getting some payback.

April 6, 2021

Hmmmm

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:47 pm
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Someone smacked the Iranians.  Was it the Israelis, the Saudis or both?

March 18, 2021

Save The Sullivans

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:40 pm
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The USS The Sullivans needs help.  Dig into your pocket a bit if you can.

March 13, 2021

Stealing a space telescope

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:21 pm
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A great article on an interesting problem. (h/t Jeff “Inch High” Groves)

February 17, 2021

German Commerce Raiders

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:17 pm
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I have always been fascinated by this subject.  This is a great video. (P.S. Check out this persons other videos.)

January 12, 2021

Paper tiger

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:56 am
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this story. Modern Russia is the very definition of a Kleptocracy. 

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