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Volume 4, 2000


   Volume statistics 
January  - December 2000
10 issues
82 articles

The contents is shown in order of publishing (from newest to oldest articles)

December 2000

Building Accurate Miniatures’ P-51A Mustang
Tim Campbell improves the already very good kit.

Vietnam War armor part II: M113 ACAV
Modelling the classic M113 out of the box - almost. By Anders Isaksson.

Italian Heavy
Piaggio P.108 B, the only heavy bomber of the Regia Aeronautica, built from Airmodel vac-from kit. By Peter Ibes. 

Tech Tips: Making the Most of Decal Seat Belts
Do not reject decal seat belts! Martin Waligorski explains how to make them look great on a  model.

Douglas Skyraider in detail
Dan Kut describes his encounter with the massive propeller classic, here in the target-tug guise. 

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 21
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 22
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

IPMS på Hobbymässan 2000
Där fanns modeller, folk som byggde och montrar som visade  modeller i olika stadier av färdigställande. Och det var kul! Anders Isaksson beskriver.
 

October 2000

The Goodyear Trophy, 1947
Anders Bruuns collection of scratchbuilt racing aircraft.

Hawker Hunter in detail
A classic jet plane with a long and exciting history. Described by Frank Spahr, photos by Martin Waligorski.

Vietnam Armor Part I: M48A3 Patton
Anders Isaksson turns the older Tamiya Patton kit into a Vietnam war veteran. 

Foreign Gustavs (Part 2)
Peter Ibes' collection of Bf 109Gs in esoteric markings revisited.

Getting a Ride
Janne Nilsson captures the last moment before the battle in this D-Day scene.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 19
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 20
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

September 2000

White Tiger
Janne Nilsson reveals every step and paint mix used for his weathered tank project.

Messerchmitt Me 262 in detail
One of eight surviving jet classics photographed at Chino, Calif. by Martin Waligorski.

M4A1 Sherman: Simple kit-bashing produces a cast hull Sherman tank
Conversion of the Italeri kit performed by Anders Isaksson

Foreign Gustavs (Part 1)
Peter Ibes presents his collection of Bf 109Gs in esoteric markings.

Tamiya Swordfish
Worth the price? Judge for yourself. Guy Baillies model on display.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 17
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 18
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

August 2000

Tamiya P-51B Mustang With a Good Dose of (unnecessary) Weathering...
8th Air Force Mustang that should have gone to... China. Anders Isaksson shows some weathering techniques.

Strv 121 in Detail: Swedish Version of the German Leopard II
Swedish Army uses 160 of these tanks. Detailed description and photo essay by Kjell Svensson.

Me 410: Conflicting Aims...
This once-forgotten German twin has become a popular modelling subject. Frank Spahr reports on the Revell/ProModeler kit.

Heavy Conversion! Building the Ju 388
Jan Forsgren's award-winning conversion project utilized Italeri and Toad resin kits and a good dose of scratchbuilding.

Feathered Edges
Mittias Linde applies a subtle camouflage pattern to Italeri's IAI F-21 Lion.

Tech tips: Brick Walls at a Snap
A very simple method of producing structured walls for dioramas. By Frank Spahr.

Normandie 1944: Paris or Bust
How small can a small scale be? This diorama, anyway, is in VERY small scale. By Anders Isaksson.

Original is Best: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle
Janne Nilsson tries a shaded paintwork on the 1/24 Tamiya Beetle.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 15
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 16
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

June 2000

PRTL: Dutch Gepard in the Royal Netherlands Army
Erik Keizer converts Tamiya's Gepard Flakpanzer to it's Dutch sibling.

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress in Detail
Bryan Ribbans pays a visit to the most famous Fortress of them all - in Memphis.

Building Tamiya's Jeep
Anders Isaksson describes a few easy improvements to a simple kit.

Tech Tips: Painting Realistic Winter Camouflage
Peter Ibes shows how to paint that weathered winter camouflages on Luftwaffe Aircraft. 

French Fighters in British Service During WW1
A collection of Nieuports and SPADs under British management. Presented by Rick Kent.

Photo Album: Farewell to Viggen
An unusual AJS 37 Viggen i red livery. By Andreas Samuelsson.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 13
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 14
More Modellbyggar-Arne...

 

Nilssons dagbok: Mars
Bättre sent än aldrig! Autentisk dagbok av Janne Nilsson.

May 2000

IPMS Open 2000 Virtual Tour
Swedish national modelling competition is all we have in mind right now. Here's your chance to visit the show - online.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 11
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 12
More Arne The Model Builder!

April 2000

JAS 39 Gripen in Detail
The complete reference on the most modern aircraft in the Swedish Air Force inventory.

Wyatt Earp at O.K. Corral
Jane Nilssons portraits a man who became legend of the Wild West.

McDonnell Phantom in British Service
A collection of color profiles drawn and described by  Rick Kent.

Tech Tips: Airbrush Cleaner & Thinner Recycler
A nifty device which saves you the fumes and helps the environment. By Roy Hauer. 

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 9
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 10
More Arne The Model Builder!

Nilssons dagbok: Februari
Modelbyggarens liv dag för dag. Autentisk dagbok av Janne Nilsson.

March 2000

Something Very Ethnical
Have you ever heard about Satte Literschüssel? Now you have. Frank Spahr tells the full story about Revell's Werner kits.

North American P-51D Mustang in Detail
This comprehensive walkaround of the P-51D concludes our recent coverage of North American Mustang. By Bryan Ribbans.

Camouflage and Markings of No. 112 Sqn RAF (Part 1)
Pictorial history of the famous RAF Sharkmouth Squadron presented by Rick Kent. Part One covers the period between 1917 and 1942.

Camouflage and Markings of No. 112 Sqn RAF (Part 2)
The history of the RAF Sharkmouth Squadron continued through years 1943-1957. By Rick Kent. 

1976 Volkswagen Golf
Göran Kindlund adds loads of rust to this old favourite.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 8
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

 

Tech Tips: Snabbguide för att nå bättre resultat
Topp 10 tips för att förbättra din grundläggande teknik.

Nilssons dagbok: Januari
Modelbyggarens liv dag för dag. Autentisk dagbok av Janne Nilsson.

February 2000

Imperial Scout Walker
Star Wars AT-ST vehicle modelled by Janne Nilsson.

1965 Shelby 350 GTR
...or a small conversion of Monogram's Ford Mustang. Göran Kindlund tells how.

SAAB J21 in Detail
The well-known Swedish propeller fighter. Photo essay by Martin Waligorski.

Camouflage and Markings of Messerschmitt Me 109
..or Bf 109, if you like: Rick Kent's explains why in this profile article.

WW1 Armor Revisited
A sustaining trend, or a coincidence? Get inspired by those early tank models.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 7
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

 

Nilssons dagbok: December
Modelbyggarens liv dag för dag. Autentisk dagbok av Janne Nilsson.
 

Millenium Issue

The extra large issue of January 2000.

Millenium Issue: Editorial
After three years on the web it's time for our very first editorial! By Martin Waligorski.

Building the Airborne Tomcat
Anders Isaksson models the F-14 Tomcat on the final approach to landing.

Camouflage and Markings of North American P-51 Mustang (Part 3)
Rick Kent's roundup of P-51 Mustang profiles continues with RAF & Commonwealth examples.

Camouflage and Markings of North American P-51 Mustang (Part 4)
Rick Kent's roundup of P-51 Mustang profiles continues with RAF & Commonwealth examples.

Modeller's Guide to Late P-51 Mustang Variants
Joe Baugher describes the Merlin-powered versions of this classic fighter.

Tech Tips: What Dentistry Can Do for the Modeller (Part 1)
Frank Spahr describes the use of dental wax as a filler.

Tech Tips: What Dentistry Can Do for the Modeller (Part 2)
Frank Spahr describes how to replicate parts with the use  of Lego bricks and laboratory technicians.

Modifying the 1966 VW Beetle
Göran Kindlund converts the Tamiya Beetle into a Street Machine with Porsche engine.

Spitfire x 4
A highly unusual collection of four Spitfires. By Andreas Bradley.

Luftwaffe 1946 - Beat This!
Micke Arreborn raises the bar for the Luftwaffe-46 fans.

Building the First Aircraft Model
Tomas Lindgren's first adventure into aircraft modelling. 

Geronimo! or Beware of the window-cleaner
Frank Spahr models two contemporary British movie stars on a window-cleaning mission.

How About Werner?
For those inspired by Wallace, Gromit and the like...

Photo Album: Below Mach 1
Early American Jet Aircraft in test liveries. A photo collection presented by Martin Waligorski.

Arne (the Model Builder) no. 6
Mats Hammar's comic series featuring Modellbyggar-Arne (Arne The Model Builder).

 

Nilssons dagbok: November
Modelbyggarens liv dag för dag. Autentisk dagbok av Janne Nilsson.


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