I can’t believe the feeling of euphoria that can come from as simple a thing as saying goodbye to forums. I’ve been at this a long time. I started out on Usenet in 1995. I hung out on the combat flight simulator newsgroup, and we all acted like idiots and had a good time. Then, …

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I build models in order to escape reality and go off into another world. That’s not supposed to be funny (believe it or not). I really do get into the whole escapism aspect of it. I leave ordinary nonsense and voyage on the good ship HMS Scale. I like it. It puts me where I …

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Somewhere in the mist of time there exists a Revell 1/92 B-24J Liberator. It’s a great kit. I ripped this image off of “Old Model Kits” so I thought I’d better mention them. This kit was one that I built several times. It finally appeared as a very boss “Pacific Raider.” Oh hell yeah. I …

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Auto theft is real crime. If you get caught doing it as a career, you get sent to a real, federal pound-you-in-the-a** prison. This is the kind of crime that the police get paid to solve, right? I mean, if they weren’t spending all their time breaking up drunken fights between feebs they’d be right …

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I made this nifty graphic when AZ Model tried to stifle the creativity and inventiveness of the 72 Aircraft News blog. I thought it was pretty cute. But when I expressed my outrage over at the 72nd scale forum I discovered that bad-mouthing jerks like AZ is bad form and I got shut down. Not …

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Yeah I said rigging. What does this have to do with Me-262 jet fighters? Nothing. Now you know. I’ve always been a little (i.e. a lot) afraid of rigging models. I managed to rig the Golden Hind through force of will. I rigged this Gladiator over on the Airfix Tribute Forum through force of will. But …

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