Modelling Books

Discussion in 'Modelling Books and Magazines' started by Heinz, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. Heinz

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    I just borrowed 2 about aviation modelling from my local library.

    they are great both packed filled with information.


    I'll give you the titles;

    Scale Aircraft Modelling By Mark Stanton

    Advanced Aviation Modellig By John McIllmurrray



    Anyone else used these type of books to better their models?

    Cheers
     
  2. Wayne Little

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    Check out the newsagents too, I usually look at the various modelling mags for articles and reference etc. and only buy those that have specific stuff I am looking for....
     
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    ah sweet alex! I do the same thing like wayne, I'll try and look for specific info in modelling mags as well.
     
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    Some of the books that I use for inspiration....(when I'm not here :lol:)

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    Hmm, I should look for the Luftwaffe and Corsair books.
     
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    Ya sure do Mate!

    Couple I've got out now
     

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    Here some Kagero nice books about Fw190.There are decals included to each of books.Also each book contains drawings in 1/48 and 1/72 scale.There are many colour profiles of many different Wurgers as well.
     

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    They're great books Wojtek, have got a few myself back in Sweden....:thumbleft:
     
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    Some nice books there guys! I normally find that the 'general' books are all the same 'old stuff', but those dealing with specific aircraft are quite good. The quality and info in some books has certainly improved in recent years, particularly in those that Wojtek posted. I've seen reviews in modelling mags about the Kagero books, and they sound fantastic!
    Like wayne, I normally have a browse at the modelling mags in the newsagents, and buy one if there is something specific I might find useful for future reference; same with aviation mags. Problem is, I'm running out of room for all the piles of mags, and had to dispose of a lot not long ago! Didn't know Osprey did a 'Mossie' book, think I'll get that, as my original 'bible', the Patrick Stephens book from the early 80's, is in Denmark, on loan!
     
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    HEY Folks,
    here is a part of my library.The most (45 Gigabyte) have on my external HD (downloaded from a russian site lol- where copyright law must be a forign language ) E.g. for the eletronic library is the complete Jagdwaffe series or the Official Monogram painting Guide to German Aircraft.

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    Niiiice library Thomas! 8) :thumbleft:
     
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    I agree.:D
     
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    Here's part of my reference library, in 'hardback' books. There's about the same again in softback, loose-leaf files, and magazine collections. There are a few loaned-out at the moment, hence the gaps on the shelves.
     

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    Are you keeping you're keeping your Penthouse, Playboy and other "references" where, behind these? :lol:

    Nice library Terry! 8) :thumbleft:
     
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    Darn! Forgot about those!!
     
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    Jealous Tango.....Really want this one.....one of the :( few I don't have
     

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    Thinking about all the books that I could have bought, IF I had read German...:(
     
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    Modelmania series...nice books with decals and drwings etc...
     

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    Other useful books for modelling especially painting....
     

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