Monthly Archives: July 2011

23-24 July 2011 – 1/700 modelling

I’d dabbled into my stash over the weekend and eventually decided to build the Admiral Scheer (from Fujimi) and Hasegawa’s Kongō battleship. I’ve also just received my German ship railings from Aber models and have upgraded my Gneisenau battlecruiser. I’m … Continue reading

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South Dakota 1/700 – Hasegawa

I’ve partially completed the South Dakota kit over the weekend which I acquired some weeks back and adorned it with some photo-etched parts. All that is left are the installation of the 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns, the photo-etched metal … Continue reading

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Bastille Day – 14 July 2011

Today is the National Day of France which commemorates the storming of the now-demolished Bastille fortress by the people of Paris on 14 July 1789 and the Fête de la Fédération which was celebrated on the same day in 1790 … Continue reading

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Arsenal vs. Malaysia XI (Stadium Bukit Jalil – 8:45 p.m, 13 July 2011)

I’ve always wanted to watch the Gunners live and seized the opportunity as far back as early June 2011 when the club first announced the tour and the sale of the tickets to the match. Thanks to my colleague, Hasib … Continue reading

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Detailed Photo-etched Parts for South Dakota and Kongō classes (Review)

I’ve just received my latest consignment from HLJ yesterday. After scrutinizing its contents and studying the goods thoroughly, I deemed the project for the Kongō battleship to be (still) on hold. These nifty little metal details are ideal for practice … Continue reading

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1/700 Waterline Series in Malaysia – Part II

I’ve seen quite a number of search terms leading to my earlier post concerning the availability of the 1/700 Waterline series in Malaysia and I think that I could help with some further details (which have been, by my admission, … Continue reading

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PSV putting money where the mouth is

When PSV general manager, Justin Sanders said that the club is now only fully focused on football the moment their financial clout has been temporarily diminished by the announcement that the Eindhoven city council has approved the purchase of the … Continue reading

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