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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ZOUAVES
BATTLEFIELDS PHOTO TOURS
MODELING TIPS FOR FIGURES
MODELING TIPS FOR 1:48 SCALE WW1 AIRCRAFT
MODELING TIPS USING TOOLS & TECHNIQUES
MUSEUMS PHOTO TOUR
WATERLOO CAVALRY (BRITISH)
WW1 1:48 SCALE AIRCRAFT MODELS
WW1 1:48 SCALE SEAPLANE MODELS

 

 

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ZOUAVES

     REGIMENT IN NUMERICAL ORDER BY STATE  ISSUE
11th Indiana Infantry Regiment "Wallace's Zouaves" 3
1st Battalion, Louisiana Infantry "Coppen's Zouaves" 10
1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry "Wheat's Tigers" 15
33rd New Jersey Infantry Regiment "Mindl's Zouaves" 6
     5th New York Infantry Regiment "Duryea's Zouaves" 17
9th New York Infantry Regiment "Hawkins' Zouaves" 16
10th New York Infantry Regiment "National Zouaves" 13
44th New York Infantry Regiment "Ellsworth's Avengers" 5
53rd New York Infantry Regiment "d'Epineul's Zouaves" 14
140th New York Infantry Regiment "Rochester Regiment" 7
146th New York Infantry Regiment "Garrard's Tiger Zouaves" 12
23rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment "Birney's Zouaves" 11
72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment "Baxter's Fire Zouaves" 4
76th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment "Keystone Regiment" 8
95th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment "Gosline's Zouaves" 2
114th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment "Collis' Zouaves" 9

 

BATTLEFIELDS PHOTO TOURS

     BATTLE ISSUE
Waterloo 1815 1
Hastings 1066 2
Chickamauga 1863 3
Fort Pulaski, 1862 4
First Bull Run 1861 5
Antietam 1862 6
Charleston Harbor Defenses 1864 8
Perryville 1862 9
Appomattox Court House 1865 13
New Market 1864 16

 

MODELING TIPS FOR FIGURES

# SUBJECT     MODELING TIP SUBJECT IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ISSUE
1 PAINTING  Acrylic and Oil-based Paints - When to use them. 1
2 LEAD SHEET Horse Reins Made from Lead Sheet Stock 1
3 PAINTING Black Leather Starts with Brown Washed with Semi-gloss Black 1
6 PRIMING Cleaning Figures for Priming Before you Paint 2
7 GLUING Bonding (Gluing) Figure Parts with Super Glue 2
8 GLUING Bonding (Gluing) Figure Parts with 5-Minute Epoxy 2
15 PAINTING Painting Realistic Worn "Campaign" Shoes 4
16 PAINTING Painting Hair 4
19 WEATHERING Using Pastel Chalks for Weathering Figures 5
22 GRAPHITE Graphite Detailing for Metal Equipment 6
26 PAINTING Painting Faces: 1, 2, 3 8
28 PINNING Pinning Figures and Horses to Their Bases 9
30 ACCESSORIES Rolled Blankets/overcoats and Accessories for Officers on Campaign 10
36 DISPLAY Wood and Flat Base Groundwork 13


 

MODELING TIPS FOR 1:48 SCALE WW1 AIRCRAFT

# SUBJECT     MODELING TIP SUBJECT IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ISSUE
4 RIGGING Using .009 Music Wire for Rigging 1:48 Scale Aircraft 1
5 PAINT Using Misterkit Acrylic Paints for World War 1 Aircraft 1
9 WOOD GRAIN Making Simulated Wood Grain Finishes Using Colored Pencils 2
10 PRIMING Priming Scale Model Aircraft Before Painting 2
13 SEATBELTS Making World War 1 Cockpit Seatbelts 3
14 STRUTS Making World War 1 Brass Struts 3
17 DECALS Making Custom Decals for Aircraft Models 4
20 COCKPITS Aircraft Cockpit Detailing 5
21 ENGINES Aircraft Engine Detailing 5
23 GRAPHITE Graphite Detailing for Aircraft Metal Components 6
25 REFERENCES Basic Periodical references for WW1 Aircraft Modeling - Part 1 7
27 REFERENCES Basic Periodical references for WW1 Aircraft Modeling - Part 2 8
31 RIGGING Monofilament Thread, Piano Wire, and Brass Rod for Rigging 10
33 PAINTING Hexagonal Pattern on Clear/Clear Decal Paper 11


 

MODELING TIPS FOR USING TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

# SUBJECT     MODELING TIP SUBJECT IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER ISSUE
11 DRILLING Hand Twist Drills 3
12 DREMEL Dremel Power Tools 3
18 RESURFACING Resurfacing Plastic with Liquid Plastic Cement 4
24 CLIPS Clips to Hold Pieces for Painting 7
29 DETAILS Make a Detail List of Details 9
32 PAINT Storing Paint - Part 1 11
34 PAINT Storing Paint - Part 2 12
35 TOOLS Unusual but Helpful Tools 12
37 HOT TOOL Hot Tool or Pyrogravure for Plastic 14

 

 

MUSEUMS PHOTO TOURS

     MUSEUM  ISSUE
NASM Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia 7
San Diego Air & Space Museum 10
March Field Air Museum 11
Chino Planes of Fame Museum 12
Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston 14
B-24 Liberator Flying Museum 15
Virginia Military Institute 19


 

 

WATERLOO CAVALRY  1815

     REGIMENT  ISSUE
British 1st Royal Dragoon Regiment 15
British 13th Light Dragoon Regiment 16
British 7th Queen's Own Light Dragoon Regiments (Hussars) 17
British 2nd Royal North British Dragoon Regiment "Scots Greys" 18
British King's German Legion 3rd Hussar Regiment 19
British 1st Regiment of Life Guards Future
British Regiment of Royal Horse Guards "The Blues" Future
British 6th "Inniskilling" Dragoon Regiment Future
British King's German Legion 2nd Light Dragoon Regiment Future


 

WORLD WAR I AIRCRAFT - 1:48 SCALE MODEL AIRCRAFT

     AIRCRAFT NAME  MANUFACTURER & KIT ISSUE
AEG C.IV  Copper State Models CS1017 6
 AEG J.II Jager Miniatures JMJA06 10
AEG N.I (C.IVn) Copper State Models CS1017 12
ALBATROS C.III Special Hobby SO4090 9
ALBATROS C.X Jager Miniatures JMJA03 5
AVIATIK C.I Copper State Models CS1018 4
DFW C.V Jager Miniatures JMJA08 1
HALBERSTADT CL.II  Mirage MR1306 14
HALBERSTADT CL.IV Karaya KA4101 17
HALBERSTADT D.II Blue Max BX0118 2
HANNOVER CL.II Eduard EU8008 18
 LFG ROLAND C.IIa Eduard EU8041 11
LVG C.VI Blue Max BX0204 8
RUMPLER C.I Copper State Models CS1021 13
RUMPLER C.Ia  (Han) Planet Models PM0145 7
RUMPLER C.IV Planet Models PM0167 3


WORLD WAR I VEHICLES - 1:35 SCALE MODELS

     AIRCRAFT NAME  MANUFACTURER & KIT ISSUE
FRENCH CHATILLON PANHARD ARTILLERY TRUCK Blitz BL1055 (all resin) 19

 

 

ALL PHOTOS AND MILITARY MINIATURE ART WORK (FIGURES AND MODELS) APPEARING IN THIS JOURNAL WERE CREATED BY GEORGE GRASSE AND REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF HISTORICAL MINIATURES UNLESS OTHERWISE IDENTIFIED.

 

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