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Upcoming CMK resin sets

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Well, plenty of really interesting stuff from SH/CMK to hit the market soon, of which the first available will be the racks and bombs for 1/48 Tempest Mk.II (both Special Hobby and Eduard kits), air intakes and radiators for 1/48 ICM kits and the undercarriage wheels for the 1/48 DH Chipmunk T.10 as kitted by Airfix. The Tempest bombs come in two types, differing not just by their weight, but also by the size and shape....

SH72451 SF-260 Duo Pack & Book - boxart

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One of Special Hobby's September new kits is also the SH72451 SF-260 Duo Pack  Book release. This double kit is accompanied by an H.M.H Publications book on the SF-260 type. So, very soon you will be able to find the orange box of this kit on your hobby shop shelves. Now, do enjoy the colour side profiles showing all the marking options.  

SH72416 Potez 25 B2 Polish Jupiter ‘Against the Tide’ in 1/72

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 Polish colour schemes of the radial engine fitted Potez 25 are only offered by our September new kit no. SH72416 Potez 25 B2 Polish Jupiter ‘Against the Tide’.

SH72270 Tachikawa Ki-54 Hei - Jan Šimon's finished beauty

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 A couple of days ago, Jan Šimon, a member of the Merry Builders club, paid us a visit and brought along his most recent build, the Tachikawa Ki-54Hei, model no. SH72270 . It gave the very welcome opportunity to seize the model, for a while at least, and we made a handful of photos of Jan's very finely finished Hickory. And as Jan is and has always been a meticulous modeller, we do believe that you will like the model as we do. Jan was also so very kind to share with us his secret formula of how to achieve the camouflage snakes on a 1/72 scale model - first, draw the pattern by hand using watercolour pencils, then (just if you are 18 or over) a glass of wine and then grab your favourite airbrush with your confident hand and simply start spraying. And you can also use our  M72025  paint masks.

1/72 SAAB 37 models and available detail sets

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   Today's really excellent photographic summary of all Special Hobby's 1/72 SAAB 37 Viggen model kits and the available detail sets has been prepared by our no less perfect colleague Ondra Hajek. At present, we offer two reboxings of the Viggen, the JA-37 fighter variant cat.no.  SH72384  and the SF-37 recon type cat. no.  SH72390 . These two will shortly be accompanied by the AJ-37 ground attack version, which is currently being worked on and will be available under cat. no.  SH72378 .     The available sets consists of pre-cut paint masks, resin cast detail sets (those for the interior come with pre-painted etches) and resin pilot figures with a styrene ladder. We also want to mention the very nice and useful photographic publication dealing with the type. All the available sets can be found  HERE .