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About RadBaron

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    Hooked For Life
  • Birthday July 6

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    Pacific North West
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    Aviation. No, that's actually it.

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  1. The avenger is STILL a sublime kit! Happily it was reboxed by italeri
  2. The sky has been falling on the hobby for as long as I've been on this planet, and I'm sure it had been that way before I came along too. The old guys of every generation call that the end is nigh, usually because the hobby as THEY know it has changed. I can only assume that anyone making that call at this point time is basing it on the diminishing number of monthly mail order catalogues arriving in their mailbox. Literally every day we're getting new releases in all scales and of all genres. Aftermarket is thriving. And, despite what the naysayers said, 3
  3. Pretty sure "their" Helldiver was a repop of the monogram/promodeller kit. https://www.cybermodeler.com/hobby/kits/am/kit_am_480405.shtml
  4. Did people get this involved when Accurate Miniatures closed up? I was too young to really pay attention when it happened, but their kits were also game changers. AM DID release kits of wanted kits, yet they too dissappeared I'm sure there have been plenty of other companies in similar situations. Did they get the same attention surrounding their demises. If not, why do you think that is?
  5. See my clarification above, which goes along with what Gazzas said.
  6. fantastic build! It makes me want to dig mine out of the stash!
  7. Fantastic work, mate! Youre really making me want to have a go of one of these kits!
  8. Northern Washington and the smoke haze has been thick for a few days. Luckily, there haven't been any major fires around my area (knock on wood!) but who knows what's in store for the next few weeks Heres the sun trying to penetrate the smoke at midday. Denzil
  9. Alumilite mold putty. Handy stuff, mix the 2 parts together and then you've got a couple of minutes to make your mold before it cures to the consistency of dried RTV silicon.
  10. Bit more work on this one. During a move, the landing gear broke off, happily cleanly. This wasn't the worst thing in the world, because I wasnt happy with the stance. Out of the box, it sat a bit tail-high for my liking: Heres how it should look: And here's how she sits now: Its a small difference, but it looked like she was on her tippy toes before. The change was simply a matter of filing down the landing gear legs. One less job to do! Denzil
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