AK interactive have shown their latest items for the coming month and there is a mixed bag of products to help you learn about, weather, age, and detail your model kits - check out what they have available in our preview…
AK-550 AFRIKA KORPS COLOURS SET
The Deutsche Afrika Korps vehicles wore 4 different RAL colours: 8000 and 7008 until March of 1942; 8020 and 7008 after March of 1942. Additionally the vehicles were painted in a Panzer Grey 7021 paint base that in many cases was exposed when the paint camo was chip and worn. Finally there is a discussion about the colour of the Tiger I deployed in Tunisia, because some sources identified them in Olive Drab. However, recent researches identify the paint as RAL 8020 but in a more greenish shade than usual. This set present the 6 colours to apply directly without need to make complex paint mixtures or deep research about the colours used by DAK. Additionally, these new colours are subtle modify to compensate the scale effect in models. Accurate and real colours for lovers of precise paint.
AK-300 DARK YELLOW WASH
A wash specially designed for German Dark Yellow (Dunkelgelb), but also great for vehicles in medium tones. Just shake well before use and you can apply it directly to your model to create contrast and depth in the details. This is an enamel product and can by dissolved using our White Spirit or Odourless Turpentine.
AK-131 OLIVE DRAB COLOUR MODULATION SET
American vehicles in WWII used as paint the Olive Drab. This set helps us paint with modulation effects on these U.S. vehicles, obtaining light and shadow tones with subtle variations but not changing this special colour olive drab. The easiest and quickest way to make the modulation in this tone. These are acrylic paints so you can thin with water and can be used in your airbrush. You only need to shake them well.
By MIG JIMENEZ. Special edition in NTSC format, with English narration and subtitles in English and Japanese. In this extensive DVD, we have clearly explained each one of the most popular techniques that are currently used worldwide. After seeing this complete DVD, the modeller will no longer have any doubts, and he will know exactly what each one of the oil and enamel product techniques mean. Also, the differences between each one of them are explained, as well as the effects they produce. Here you will be able to find the exact proportion of a wash or filter. You will discover how to apply it, as well as which brush and colour to use. This is the definitive guide of enamel techniques. Enjoy nearly 60 minutes of this fascinating journey through the most popular techniques in military model making.
AK-230 RUSTY TOW CHAIN MEDIUM
Medium Thickness Rusted Tow Chain in a natural form for your tanks and lorries. You just need to place them on your model to obtain that final touch
AK-232 LIGHTS FOR AIRCRAFT 1 m
AK-233 LIGHTS FOR AIRCRAFT 1’5 mm
AK-234 LIGHTS FOR AIRCRAFT 2 mm
This set includes three different lenses in different colours: a green, a yellow, and finally a red. This selection will help the modeller to accurately detail the light in the wings of his plane. These lights are clear and add that final touch of realism so hard to obtain in the lights of a model.
Check the AK Interactive site for more information on these new products as soon as they surface