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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles–Classic Collection

I think…I think that my parcel from Play-Asia has arrived! And it’s a huge consignment! I ordered these four TMNT figures last month and was pleased to learn that it was shipped to me last Wednesday. I simply have had … Continue reading

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Dualshock 3–Metallic Gold (Limited Edition)

This item isn’t exactly new, but I was still able to acquire a Dualshock 3 Metallic Gold controller from my favourite online video game vendor. Yes, it’s a normal Dualshock 3 controller in virtually every technical aspect save for the … Continue reading

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New Supplies – Tamiya Craft Tools and Tamiya (1/72 Scale) SU-27 Sea Flanker

My latest stash of supplies came yesterday by courier from HLJ. And look what I found – A bag of Frito-Lay Takoyaki-flavored crisps. Oh, yea then I remembered – this is part of HLJ’s 15th anniversary celebrations (link may not … Continue reading

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Italieri Autoblinda 43 (1/48 scale) – Polizia di Stato

I’ve completed the kit which I’ve bought from Hobbyeasy over the weekend. I had completed the basic work on the upper body and turret sometime ago but found enough inspiration (and time) to finally finish the other details that are … Continue reading

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‘Red Army’ Soviet Infantry Boxed Set from Bolt Action – Warlord Games (painted)

Regarding my earlier post on the above, I’ve finally completed the initial painting of the Soviet infantry set – with some bit of shading and other sprucing up to do (including basing). The pictures of the completed set (with white … Continue reading

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New kits have arrived – Italieri Autoblinda 43 (1/48 scale) + Tamiya paints

I placed two orders simultaneously from separate online hobby stores and this one from Hong Kong came first. The Japanese order was shelved into a backorder waiting list which didn’t matter either way. I actually ordered a Sōryū kit together … Continue reading

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Tamiya – 1/72 Hughes AH-64 Apache

  I actually bought this kit quite sometime ago in 2010 but didn’t actually get around to finishing it as I don’t have the right paints to adorn it with. Then, there’s the time factor – one Saturday could be … Continue reading

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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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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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