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The 7th issue of our aircraft magazine. This time Daniel Zamarbide and his cooperators show us all the tricks and possibilities of metallic colors through high quality articles, like the P-51 Mustang and the MIG 21, other not so well known as the F-101 Voodoo and the B-26 Marauder, and the known by few F-9-F Panther from Korea made by Daniel Zamarbide himself. Along with illustrations from Romain Hugault. The metallic colors will have no secret for you.
_ B-26C “Maraurder”. The flying barracuda.
_ Mig 21 MF. Magyar Silver Arrow.
_ P-51 D Mustang. The mighty Mustang.
_ F-9-F “Panther”. Blue Tail Fly.
_ F-101 C “Voodoo”. Voodoo one-o-wonder.
_ Techniques in detail painting and weathering metal auxiliary tanks.
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A limited edition and accurately printed book devoted to the original colors of vehicles used during WWII, authored by Jürgen Kiroff, Przemyslaw Skulski, Mike Starmer & Steven Zaloga, with the contribution of other recognized experts on the subject. A real travel through the research conducted in official, private and industry archives. This book reveals the development and use of colors on the German, Soviet, US and British army vehicles during WWII. 208 pages full of text, black & white and color archive photographs, profiles, color chips, photos of preserved vehicle parts and equipment, documents, general camouflage rules, etc. A must-have for modellers who want to know more about the real thing, and THE definitive guide on the WWII AFV colors.
Issue 08 of Tanker, the most specialized magazine focused in military vehicles, with the classic sections, techniques, interviews, tutorials and much more. In this issue we can see real beasts and many techniques and inspirational articles where to learn and enjoy with the best modellers around the world.
The Beast of the Trenches – Trainspotting – City of the Fallen – Fall Blau – M48A3 Patton. Vietnam Jungle Beast – Stuh 42G – Beginers Guide – School of Techniques – Gallery of Beasts – Questions for the Workbench -Next Issue
The new book, special for USN enthusiasts and for modellers in general, a deep view of the most emblemathic jets selected by Daniel zamarbide for this book with an imressive gallery of real jets by Ioannis Lekas. Yo can seen the most modern techniques to apply in your modern jets and a lot of ideas. In this book the modeler will see all effects of painting and improvements on different jets of the USN.
The most exhaustive guide for civil modellers even published, containing all the modern techniques that the modeler needs, raise your modelling to the very highest level. This title is suited for beginners and the advanced modeller alike. The book has 360 pages, more than 1900 colour photographs. FAQ´s books are not usual books of questions and answers, are much more, are guides where the modeller can follow step by step how to build, improve, paint a model and solve all problems during the process. The large focus here is on building, fnishes and weathering though it also features some really cool chapters on composition in dioramas and vignettes.
Building, Detailing & Painting small scale models
94 pages. Assembly, detailing and painting of 1:72 scale vehicles.
A little gem. This unique book will show the modeler the secrets and tricks of building, detailing and painting small scale vehicles. The usual quality of AK publications at the service of the smallest scale.
The level of detail of the works and the photos will make us doubt many times of the scale but all this is 1:72.
High quality print catalogue showing all Abteilung goods, plus many related tutorials and models, figures, vignettes and dioramas painted with oils.
Limited edition, only 2000 copies.
Only 2000 copies of this 286 page book will be published worldwide making the Panther Book a “must have” for lovers of history. Authors Roddy Macdougall and Martin Block, with the assistance of Panzer Tracks team bring the most comprehensive study of the formidable Panther tank to date. More than ten years of preparation have gone into this book; There are interviews with some of the personnel involved in the development and manufacture of the Panther tank. This is the first book about the Panther tank that includes detailed explanations for each of the assembly plants including specifications, Zimmerit application methods and full colour illustrations of the camouflage painting patterns along with detailed perspective drawings of the specific features. There are numerous of photographs with a significant number of them published for the first time! This isn’t simply just another book, this is the standard by which all books about the Panther tank will be compared, don’t miss out – once they’re gone, they’re gone!
English / Spanish / German / French. 124 pages. Mastering Oils 1, Oil Painting Techniques on AFVs, is the first one of a master series dealing with all the techniques necessary to control oil painting. In this first one the master modeler Joaquín García Gázquez shows us how to use oils in the correct way; how to mix them, how to apply them, which tools are the best for handling them. All the possibilities regarding oils applied on armored fighting vehicles with step by step guides. A masterpiece which will be very useful for any modeler.
Follow along with Joaquín García Gázquez as he describes all the necessary techniques to master the kind of tools for applying, mixing, etc. Take your model to the next level and achieve extreme reality with this must-have guide to oil techniques.
Damaged is the new magazine from Abteilung 502. This new Publication wants to show modellers how to weather any type of subject, under any circumstance with various effects. Fernando Vallejo, AK’s president, takes matters into his own hands and selects all the best modellers to show their best models, creations and special curiosities. Inside this magazine you can find various subjects like a truck, a ship to a tank, spaceship ship, trains….etc.
Damaged is the manual for weathered and worn models.
In this first issue you can see from the amazing snowspeeder fro Villegas, an incredible forklift by Rubén González and an awesome mad max car by Andrés Montiel… and many, many other surprises.
The highly positive reception of the first issue of Damaged magazine gave us extra motivation to prepare an even better Issue, Number 2. In this new publication you will again find comprehensive articles dealing with a sheer variety of subjects from different modelling genres. The main goals of publishing this selection are to explain the techniques used by the best modellers from around the world, and show that modelling and weathering have many faces, some of which may be surprising for the reader.
English / Spanish
Abteilung502 introduce you the 3rd issue of Damaged, the magazine that has surprised many modellers, with a careful layout and great photos.
You can’t miss it!!. This is a multi-thematic modelling magazine, focus in techniques and weathered models.
This DVD covers everything that you need to know about Washes and Filters using Oils and Enamels. We clearly explain each of the most popular techniques that are currently used worldwide. After watching this DVD the difference between and filter and a wash when to use each will be clear; which brush to use will be explained, and so much more! This DVD will answer your questions and show you the techniques, most of all it will increase your confidence! This is the definitive guide of enamel techniques. Enjoy nearly 60 minutes of this fascinating journey through the most popular techniques in military model making. English narration. Subtitulos en castellano.
This DVD narrates all the secrets and techniques to paint winter vehicles. Detailed explanations for all processes like the base color, fading, mud, dust, chipping and more. Many new techniques explained like the famous “hairspray” technique, streaking effects and mud. This DVD covers three different camo schemes: very faded winter camo over green, new winter camo over dark yellow and white snakes over dark yellow. Narrated in English with Spanish subtitles.
One take, one camera, one model, one modeler, ONE Hour! Finally a DVD that is different from the rest. Most DVD’s and video’s explain the various steps of weathering a model very well; however, what isn’t shown is how those steps flow from one to another. That’s what this DVD does. In one hour, we show you from start to finish the complete weathering process. The model, an Sd.kfz.222 by Hobby Boss. We have not cut nor edited anything; you get a front row seat while a master of weathering shows you how it’s done. This DVD demonstrates that the job of weathering a model doesn’t have to be slow and complicated. Included with the DVD are numerous color profiles for other variants on the Sd.kfz 222. Narration in English. Texts in Spanish and English. 70 minutes. PAL format.
AK038 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!57,00€
First edition published by AK four years ago. We are very proud of our third edition! Considered as the modelling bible when it comes to military vehicles; the pages of FAQ contain the most up to date techniques needed to produce AFV works of art. FAQ is for all modelers alike; beginners through to seasoned masters. Contained between the covers are 320 pages, with more than 1500 high quality color photographs all printed on high quality stock.
AK090 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!21,95€
Virgil Suarez (Doctor Cranky), proprietor and resident Mad Styrene Scientist of the World Famous Doctor Cranky’s Lab-RAT-ory, brings you the ultimate book of building and weathering hot rods!
This book has something for every lover of cars; beginners, intermediate, and advanced model car builders all learn how to make their models ZING, ZAP, and POP! All through the use of dramatic weathering techniques, flair and character. This book will help make turn your models into unique MASTERPIECES, and you will develop your own building style.
Doctor Cranky shows you:
_ How to get your models rusty, crusty, and dusty.
_ Basic, intermediate and advanced airbrushing tips and techniques.
_ How to create custom graphics and special FX.
_ Scratch building and kit bashing techniques
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about creating unique car models that will have people saying WOW.
Plus an exclusive gallery of Doctor Cranky’s creations, profiles of some of Doctor Cranky’s favorite fellow builders, and much, much more!
(120 pages, over 200 photos) AK-Interactive
This DVD covers the Modern German BTR Boxer with hundreds of photographs of the impressive BOXER, the newest transport vehicle in the German army. The BOXER has also participated in Afghanistan with a desert camouflage. This DVD in PAL format contains hundreds of photos of all its details such as the suspension, interior, armor, crew and troops and has the A1 Afghanistan version as well as the A0. This DVD also contains software to see the photographs in transparent mode or in gallery mode. Also, all the photographs are high definition with watermarks so you can print them using your own printer and can make enlargements of the details that are of the most interest to you when you are building your model. The content of this DVD is the equivalent of 4 books of 76 pages, but at a much lower price. If what you are looking for is the best photographic references at an affordable price, this is the option for you. This all new series is the most innovative & thorough reference available for modelers & historians.
M-ATV, a new vehicle in the American armed forces that has at this time of writing been reproduced in plastic by some brands. This DVD in PAL format and contains hundreds of photos of all its details like the suspension, interior, amour and also has the Afghanistan version. This DVD also contains software to see the photographs in transparent mode or in gallery mode. Also all the photographs are high definition with watermarks so you can printer and can make enlargements of the details that are of the most interest to you when you are building your model. The content of this DVD is the equivalent of 4 books of 76 pages, but at a much lower price. If what you are looking for is the best photographic references at an affordable price, this is the option for you. This all new series is the most innovative & thorough reference available for modelers & historians.