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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.
English & Spanish. 348 pages. Hard cover.
This book is a result of an extended research on the history and organization of the armoured divisions of the Wehrmacht from its creation in 1935, until the end of World War II. It also covers the different models of AFVs that were a part of the material delivered to these divisions. Included are several organization charts, colour profiles and more than 280 archive photos, many of these previously unpublished. To complete the study, a chapter devoted to uniforms is also incorporated.
Launched under Abteilung502 brand is a perfect tool for modelers, and a precious book for history enthusiast.
English & Spanish. 68 pages. Soft cover.
For the seventh issue of Damaged magazine our editor George Mefsut prepared seven articles, which are again devoted to subjects that are less commonly seen in other publications. This includes a post apocalyptic vignette featuring a robot, a racing car converted into a hover car, a space shuttle from the Star Wars universum, a WWII aircraft drop tank converted into a vehicle, an atmospheric ‘bird-watching trip’ diorama, a scratch-built propeller-driven land vehicle, and the famous Chucky doll figure.
All articles are written in step-by-step style and are illustrated with high quality photos, allowing to explain different building, painting and weathering techniques and notice interesting details created by the authors.
The latest catalogue from ABTEILUNG502 for the present year 2018 is already available with a limited edition oriented to collectors. All the latest new products from the luxury modelism brand published in 38 pages with a carefully edition.
*Available language: English.
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!
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.
Covering a multitude of branches of modeling from historical to sci-fi, covering cars, machinery and or scenes, Damaged covers both assembly aspects and techniques of more realistic and innovative painting styles used by many of the best modelers today. The Damaged magazine is a great magazine to inspire modelers and show them new possibilities in the hobby. With original articles this magazine explains with detailed articles “step step by step” how to execute each technique.
If you like modeling you will like Damaged. In this edition we can see a Star Wars ship, and a cartoon of a crime scene …
Arrived in the Middle East in 1955. The tank was known as a reliable war machine from the battlefields of World War II, and quickly became a main battle tank in the Egyptian army. In the Sinai Campaign (1956), the Israeli Sherman and AMX-13 tanks met it in battle for the first time, and by the end of the operation, the IDF had managed to capture several of them. These tanks were driven through the streets of Tel Aviv as a symbol of the great victory that had protected the young, small state. Afterward, the IDF tested and studied the tanks it had captured, made sure that its soldiers learned them well, and integrated them into its Armored Corps’ training course. By 1967, Syria and Egypt had bought hundreds of T-34s, and it was considered a threat that the Israeli army would definitely meet in their next war.
English, 88 pages.
A very special book, not only for inspiration but for history lovers. Through its pages you can discover the atmosphere and feeling of the gulf war from the point of view of the daguet Division
The Division Daguet (in french the Daguet is a young brocket deer) was a French Army division formed in September 1990 in Saudi Arabia after the invasion of Kuwait. It was initially formed by elements of the 6th Light Armored Division. On 24 February 1991, when the ground phase begins, the main objective of the division was the As-Salman airfield in Iraq. The Daguet Division and the US 82nd Airborne Division crossed the border and attacked north. The French soldiers encounter some elements of the Iraqi 45th Infantry Division. At the end of the battle, the French Army controlled the objective. The French soldiers captured about 2500 prisoners, and seized a large quantity of weapons. Within a month, the specialized teams of the division which were assigned to the recovery of the Iraqi hardware, managed to capture more than 35 heavy vehicles, a dozen of pieces of AA guns of diff erent calibres and artillery pieces.
Language: English 108 pages.
Issue #5 of the well known Damaged Magazine, bring us the debut of its new editor, to continue the concept of this high quality magazine much apreciated by all modelers. Vehicles, Scifi , figures… always seen from a very special point of view to surprise it’s followers. In this issue we can see articles from a Batmobil to a paper excavator or a very special vignette inspired in Marwen of Robert Zemeckis movie.
English, Spanish. 80 pages.
15% off until 29th April
120 pages, English.
This book under the ABT502 label is an art book, especially designed by Michael Kontraros for all fans of his work, and in general for those modellers who appreciate fantasy figures. This artistic book, with a very unique layout that shows us the steps of the creation of Leviathan, a work with which Michael Kontraros won several awards, ranging from his concept to his painting. The book is a limited edition of 2000 copies worldwide.
Learn the secrets of one of the contemporary master modellers with an absolutely recognizable style. Do not expect a regular modelling book, but a book to enjoy reading and learning.
The sixth issue of Damaged magazine brings you no less than eight articles written by some of the best modelers from around the world. George Mefsut, the editor, again invites us to a great journey through different modeling genres and really uncommon subjects: from a steampunk flying apparatus, through both realistic and sci-fi vignettes featuring figures of various civil vehicles, to a diorama inspired by 3D art from the pop-culture dystopia series created by the Czech artist Filip Hodas.
All of this is presented on high quality photos which form step by step guides that explain different building, painting and weathering techniques, including interesting tips and tricks.
IT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES:
– Happy Forever
– Citroen 2CV Club
– To hot to dig for giants – What a bad luck
– Danger streets