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  1. For those who use acrylic paints constantly here is a homemade recipe to obtain lots of airbrush cleaner for a few coins. With this cleaner you will keep your airbrush soft untill you need it again. I use it after the main hard cleaning with alcohol or windex, depending on the paint I have used, this recipe eliminate the rests of the solvent you have used before and prevent obstructions. Just mix in equal proportions water, 96º alcohol and windex. A better quality cleaner if you use distilled water, isopropilic alcohol and a good window cleaner. One tip, block the mouth of the airbrush so the
  2. I came to that point some years ago, together with the lack of space reduced my inversions to a 10% and I´m still as happy as before, no changes in my modelling life. Fede
  3. Here is a different point of view, many friends jump each time I tell this. I only enjoy while working with the model, once finished goes to a shoe box, sometimes I give it away and sometimes I have sold them. The point is that I mostly never care about it never again, what I´m really wishing is to enjoy again with a new model. A partial solution for the conserving of the models could be taking as many photographs as possible of the already finished model, they will last longer than the model itself and they won´t change. Fede
  4. Hi I scaled these wood textures to 1/35, they can be useful if you can´t reproduce the wood grain by hand. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/texturas-de-madera-mesa-wood-textures.html As an example I made a very simple table. I hope you like it Federico Collada
  5. Hi modeller friends Here is a little assortment of Polish commercial posters and propaganda 1/35 scale you can download and print http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/polonia-posters-comerciales-y.html?spref=fb I hope you like them Federico Collada
  6. Hi guys I learnt how to do this when I was a kid, back in school. It´s very easy and will solve your towing cables needs forever. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/cables-de-arrastre-towing-cables.html I hope you like it Happy tanks Federico
  7. Hi guys Here is the last assortment of Polish commercial signs you can download. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/t...hops-wwii.html Lately I´ve been told that a Spanish model magazine is downloading and selling these images through their website, of course without my permission. Please remember and tell everybody that this work is my humble contribution to help modellers to save some money, many friends have helped me with this work which is and will be always free. Regards Federico
  8. Hi Here is a model I finished some months ago I used XS proyect resin kit and some extras you can see some more pictures here http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/kubelwagen-holzgas.html I hope you like it Federico
  9. Hello I have made another set of commercial signs for Polish scenes, you can download here. I left some signs with no words so we can use them in any other country scenes http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/06/t...nia-women.html I will make another Polish set and then I will turn to a new country,except France that I already done some. I accept suggestions. I hope you like them. Federico Collada
  10. Hi guys Here is a short and simple post to see how the light affects the colour with a Sherman kit to see the effect and how we can reproduce it with the colour modulation by gradation. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/05/m...parte-los.html I hope you like it Federico Collada
  11. Hi guys Here is a brief and easy tip for understanding the colour modulation technique http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/05/la-modulacion-del-color-degradados.html I hope you like it Federico Collada
  12. Hello guys Here is a link to JVM resin and aluminum kits, they are unique and produced by appointment. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/04/jvm-maquetas.html I hope you like them Federico Collada
  13. Hello friends Here is a little assortment of Garage signs for Polish scenes, I used an online translator so I´m not sure if the word is correct, if not please tell me so I can correct the images http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/04/carteles-garage-polonia-garage-signs.html I hope you like them Federico Collada
  14. Hi Guys I´m trying to post a picture, let´s see if I can, it´s my lates model, a Spanish AMX-30, small modifications to the Meng model. This is a photoshopped picture, I made some more, I will post them later. There are some more of the building process here http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/02/amx30e-meng-models.html I hope you like them Federico Collada
  15. Hi model fans Here is a really easy trick to reproduce the bullets holes in our softskins, with no hated needles http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/04/agujeros-de-proyectiles-de-pequeno.html "If you have a power tool, you have a friend" Federico Collada
  16. Hi guys Here is another selection of commercial posters you can download and print, they are from 1920-1945 in France https://dl.dropbox.com/u/98846821/fcmodeltips%20postersfranciasurtidos1.jpg I hope you like them Regards Federico
  17. Hello guys Here is a very easy tutorial for making welding seams http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/03/lineas-de-soldadura-welding-seams.html I hope you like it Federico
  18. Hi guys Here is a brief tutorial about the Vallejo "Chipping medium" I hope you like it http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/03/chipping-medium-de-vallejo.html
  19. Hello guys Here is a little assortment of US MRE and explosives http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/03/raciones-y-explosivos-del-ejercito.html I hope you like them And you can check the download gallery for more printables. Federico Collada
  20. Hello Here you can download a 1/35 scale file with currency of the Third Reich and US printed for France and Italy. http://www.fcmodeltips.com/2013/02/billetes-wwii-wwii-currency.html I know that is very little money but it always helps. Federico Collada "The bad thing about the internet quotations is that you can never be sure if they are veridic" Napoleon Bonaparte
  21. Hi guys Here are some C ration boxes for printing http://fcmodeltips.blogspot.com.es/2013/02/c-ration-wwii-135.html And here some Chesterfields http://fcmodeltips.blogspot.com.es/2013/02/wwii-cigarrillos-chesterfield-wwii.html Federico Collada
  22. Hello Chris I wrote it in my bad english too, it´s the blue text just continuing the spanish text. By the way, I´m always open to suggestions about grammar, names, slang, etc. Regards Federico
  23. Hello modellers Here is a new tip about a very easy rusting technique http://fcmodeltips.blogspot.com.es/2...agic-rust.html I hope you like it, and remember tthat you can see many more tips in the tips category http://fcmodeltips.blogspot.com.es/search/label/trucos%20tips Federico
  24. Hello Clarence Sorry for the delay, the finish can vary from matt to semigloss depending on how much you dilute the wash. The product I used is windex itself or any similar, I´m afraid I made a literal translation from spanish, sorry. Federico
  25. Hello guys Here is a little assortment of WWII German printables you can use http://fcmodeltips.blogspot.com.es/2...an-misc-1.html I hope you like it. Federico
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