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OTB 77: Interview with Michael Baskette from Plastic Model Mojo Podcast.

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:56

G'day Benchers!  We have Julian back in the studio!  Also this is the start of our new weekly schedule as we do our little bit to help you out in these very trying times of pandemics and lockdowns. In this episode we are talking to Michael Baskette for the Scale Model Mojo podcast. 

 

As well as that we have our usual whats new in the modelling

world and of course mail call.

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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Episode 8: PE, Love it or Loathe it

Plastic Model Mojo - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 13:00

Mike and Dave trying to keep their mojo and your's alive under the pressures of a global pandemic.   After the usual chatter about drinks, projects, and purchases, the guys lament the passing of Dave's compressor.  In the Episode 8 special segment, the guys discuss their experiences with the utilization of photo-etched detail parts in scale modeling.  Stay healthy listeners!

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Return 2 Kit Form Masks Review

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 22:15
Reviewed by Stuart Return 2 Kit Form was nice enough to provide us with some samples of their canopy masking sets for various Valkyries from Macross.  The timing was perfect as I’m currently working on a 1/72 scale VF1. Since shooting the video, I put the masks on. They went on very easily with the […]
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OTB 76: The dark art of decals

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/20/2020 - 21:42

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode, “The dark art of decals” where we have a chat about how we do our decals, what has worked for us and also Ian explains how to use Tamiya extra thin glue to affix decals to you kit.   Unfortunately Julian is not with us as he has had a Covid-19 scare, but he is with us in spirit. 

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 42 – John Moscato Part Duex

Scale Model Podcast - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 17:54
Welcome to Episode 42 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman Thanks to our latest Patreon supporters! *************************************** LATEST NEWS Some more product reviews coming soon! Quincy Row Review Mr. Hobby Aqueous paint – coming soon Return 2 Kit Form VF-1 Valkyrie Masks in 1/48 and 1/72!   Moosaroo Cup 2 will happen, […]
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Episode 7: IPMS Roscoe Turner Contest and Swap Meet

Plastic Model Mojo - Thu, 03/12/2020 - 22:00

After a beverage share, Mike and Dave tackle the listener mail since Episode 6.  The status of their respective builds  is reported, followed by opinions regarding the favorite and least favorite hobby announcements in recent weeks.  After a rundown of their latest acquisitions, Mike and Dave discuss their day at the 2020 IPMS Roscoe Turner Model Contest and Swap Meet held March 7th in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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OTB 75: Rambling chat about nothing

On the Bench Podcast - Fri, 03/06/2020 - 20:55

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode, with Dave Ian and Julian, no fixed topic today just a rambling discussion about anything and everything.

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints. 

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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 41 – Rapid Prototyping

Scale Model Podcast - Sun, 03/01/2020 - 15:24
Welcome to Episode 41 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman ********* LATEST NEWS We have been busy…… Several new video reviews, etc. Moscato Hobby Models – Quincy Row Review https://scalemodelpodcast.com/review/smp-kit-review-1-mhm-1-72-quincy-row/ Super Stand Review https://scalemodelpodcast.com/review/super-stand-review/ The podcast is now available on Spotify You can also subscribe via email to new posts on the […]
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Episode 6: American Kit Manufacturers

Plastic Model Mojo - Sat, 02/29/2020 - 14:00

After sorting out their respective libations, Mike and Dave tackle the listener mail since Ep.5.   Mike confesses his Mojo has been lacking in recent weeks due to life and other distractions.  Dave, however, has picked up the slack by diving into his Airfix Mig.  After discussing a few purchases made since last airing, Mike and Dave dive right into the special segment. Episode 6 special segment is a high level look at the current and past status of model kit manufacturing in the United States.

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SMP Kit Review #1 MHM 1/72 Quincy Row

Scale Model Podcast - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 21:37
Moscato Hobby Models sent us a sample of one of their latest works.  The 1/72 Quincy Row is a fantastic resin kit of a very popular subject from the Macross universe.  Previously the only version of this was only in an old 1/144 kit. Anthony leads us through this review showing some of the amazing […]
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OTB 74: Dave is back!

On the Bench Podcast - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 05:53

G'day Benchers!  Dave is back from his travels around the world and tonight we hear all about his (mis)adventures!

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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Super Stand Review

Scale Model Podcast - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:19
Here is a video review and photo gallery of the new Super Stand for Goodman Models Super Sanding Blocks.  (Anthony is a co-host and sponsor of this podcast).  These are created by Sean’s Custom Model Tools. Sean has created a great product that organizes your sanding blocks nicely. They are 3d printed from a hard […]
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Scale Model Podcast Ep. 40 – Nats and power cables

Scale Model Podcast - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 14:13
  Welcome to Episode 40 Sponsored by Goodman Models. Hosts Stuart Clark Anthony Goodman *************************************** LATEST NEWS Thanks to our latest Patreon supporter Kevin Kentner! We had a great live episode with David Goldfinch of On The Bench. Our thanks to IPMS Hamilton and the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. We are extending the Super Sanding […]
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Episode 5: Tools of the Trade

Plastic Model Mojo - Fri, 02/14/2020 - 07:00

As we roll into February, Mike and Dave share their chosen drink for the podcast, then catch you up on the current projects on their bench.  This is followed by what new things they have picked up since the last "What Broke your Wallet" segment.

After the updates the guys share a few listener mail comments, and then share a few comment about what they found most exciting among the new released announces at the Nuremberg Toy Fair.
 
The Episode 5 special segment is titled "Tools of the Trade".  Mike and Dave discuss a few of their favorite and most utilized tools in their respective arsenals.

In closing, a few "shout outs" are give to those who have made an impression on them over the last few weeks.

Tools of the Trade:

Mike's Selections:
1) The "Opti-Visor": https://doneganoptical.com/product/optivisor/
2) Waldron Punch & Die Set: https://www.kitlinx.com/cgi/search.cgi?terms2=_Waldron_Accessories_
3) Homemade CA Glue Applicator (See and image in our Facebook Episode 5 Gallery)

Dave's Selections
1) God Hand Nippers: https://www.usagundamstore.com/collections/god-hands-tools/products/spn-120-ultimate-nipper
2) Flex-i-file Sanding Tool: https://www.flex-i-file.com/flex-i-file.php
3) Trumpeter Seam Scraper: https://www.hobbylinc.com/htm/tsm/tsm9969.htm

Episode 5 "Shout Outs"

USA Gundam Store: https://www.usagundamstore.com/

2020 NorthwWest Scale Modeler's Show: https://www.museumofflight.org/Plan-Your-Visit/Calendar-of-Events/4846/2020-northwest-scale-modelers-show

On The Bench Podcast: https://otbmodellerspodcast.libsyn.com/

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Moosaroo Cup 2020

Scale Model Podcast - Wed, 02/12/2020 - 20:19
Here are all the pictures from this years Moosaroo Cup.
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OTB 73: Kit manufacturers (the good the bad and the ugly)

On the Bench Podcast - Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:00

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of “On the bench”.  We have our usual listener mailbag along with whats' new in the modelling world. In this episode we have Robert back to talk about the good the bad and the ugly of the worlds kit manufacturers.  

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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Scale Model Podcast Ep 39. – Live with On The Bench

Scale Model Podcast - Sun, 02/02/2020 - 16:42
Welcome to the Scale Model Podcast. In this podcast, we aim to entertain, inform, and promote the hobby of scale model kit building with interviews, reviews, and news about the hobby. The Scale Model Podcast currently is recorded biweekly and is available where your favourite podcasts are found including iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher as […]
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OTB 72: What is "AMPS" judging?

On the Bench Podcast - Tue, 01/28/2020 - 01:00

G'day Benchers!  Welcome to our latest episode of “On the bench”. In this episode we are going to try and get our heads around the AMPS method of model judging.  Wish us luck!

 

Don’t forget to checkout our new show sponsor Scale Modellers Supply and their great range of SMS Paints.

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Episode 4: Goofs, Gaffs, and Blunders

Plastic Model Mojo - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 22:00

After a successful start to the modeling year, and each finishing up a subject, Mike & Dave share some listener mails and then get it to what is current on their workbenches.  After the workbench update, they offer commentary on their most and least favorite modeling news since last episode.

The special segment for Episode 4 is Goofs, Gaffs, and Blunders, where the guys confess to some of their most memorable modeling failures.

A special thanks to Dana Michie for bringing the 24hr model build associated with the "24hrs of Daytona" endurance race to our attention.  This was a nice tie in  to Dave's mention of Blitz Builds in our last episode.  Thanks Dana!   Here is the link to the Facebook group where the build is coordinated:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/774303692944365/

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Scale Model Podcast Ep 38. – Running Solo

Scale Model Podcast - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 21:23
Welcome to the Scale Model Podcast. In this podcast, we aim to entertain, inform, and promote the hobby of scale model kit building with interviews, reviews, and news about the hobby. The Scale Model Podcast currently is recorded biweekly and is available where your favourite podcasts are found including iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher as […]
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