Andy Renshaw

Entertrainment Junction

If you are up in the Cincinnati Ohio area, be sure that you stop by Entertrainment Junction!  Even if your not that much "into" trains, I guarantee you will fully enjoy the visit.  EJ holds a HUGE into model railroad, all in G scale!  And this isn't toys going around in circles...we are talking about a walk through time with some outstanding examples of fine craftsmanship, scenery, detailing, sounds, lights, and all sorts of stuff.  We went expecting to stay for about 2 hours...5 hours later we finally pulled ourselves out!

Check out this You Tube video!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCOmZYBTvvY&feature=email

Totally worth it!

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Andy Renshaw

New Project-- Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4J

I thought Id post up some pictures of progress on my latest project.  I was pleased to recieve from IPMS USA several Eduard PE sets to review including the flap set, exterior, and interior.  Ive also picked up Afterburner Decals "scooter bandits", and tossed in some True Details resin seats.  Here are some pics of the progress.  With the Eduard goodies, I couldn't add a little more detail, especally to the landing gear!  Enjoy!

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Andy Renshaw

M12 GMC featured in Feb 2011 SMMI!

I just received the preveiw of the Feb issue of Scale Military Modeler International.  My award winning M12 Gun Motor Carrage will be featured insmmi_feb2011 an article.  This model picked up a 1st place, plus best overall armor at a Regional show a few years ago. 

Also  SMMI is now 100 pages!!! and did a "make-over".  Featured in this issue: 
SMMI Special #1 – ‘Pattons Pattern’ a detailed look at the M-47, M48 and M60 with model builds, full size references and colour profiles. 
Modellers Masterclass – Build and Convert Series – ‘Special Operations Hummer’. Keith Forsyth converts the Tamiya kit with the help of the new Legend ‘Dumvee’ conversion set 
Fighting Colours -Battle Lines – ‘Vietnam’. Jan-Willem Fischer builds the Revell M48 and the T-34 as they would have looked on opposing sides in the war in South East Asia
Warship – ‘Doolittle Raiders’ - Kostas Katseas builds a stunning diorama of the USS Hornet en-route to launch her famous raid on the Japanese mainland
Armour World - Historian and photographer Roy Stevenson guides us around military collections across the United States – and his first stop is Dio-Armour – ‘Dicker Max’
Airbrush Armour – Desert Valentine – how to produce a hot climate finish
‘Step-By-Step’ - Bill Plunk guides you through building and detailing the 1:35 Dragon Sd.kfz.167 StuG IV 
 and LOTS more! 

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