Sunday, June 21

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & Stryker Dragoon Reference from Pla Editions...

Pla Editions have two new publications just out for sale on their website. Both the newest version of their latest modern military modelling magazine (no #32 now!) - as well as a new reference publication featuring on the Stryker Dragoon & the models that we make from it. See more in our preview...

Preview: New Abrams Squad Mag & Stryker Dragoon Reference from Pla Editions...

ABRAMS SQUAD Magazine #32 
Softcover, A4 Portrait format
72 Pages
Available in Spanish or English languages
Price: 10€
Abrams Squad: is The Modern Modelling Magazine is the for modellers - the first to take on this genre and probably the best devoted to modern warfare settings. Here you will find the best articles of the best modellers and writers in the world. Step by step articles, painting techniques, building techniques, illustrated reports, news, reviews and much more.

Contents:
4.- Commander's Display Unit - Commander's Display Unit brings you news and reviews from all of the latest products on the market right now...
10.- RTS: M109A7 The new Panda Models kit is built without paint to show you how the kit fits together - we see several pictures of the real thing in comparison angles to the model for your reference.
22.- “IDF MERKAVA Mk.4M” by FangZhe Yang who makes the MENG kit into a lovely cover model, with added aftermarket stowage and figure to seal it off.
38.- “M-ATV” by David Chou - as our talented pal cranks out yet another great model that looks realistic. The Rye Field Model kit is given lots of wear and dirt and ends up looking very convincing from what we see.
46.- “Afghan Uragan BM-27” by Jari Hemilä - he shows just how beaten up you can make this Trumpeter kit before it stops functioning!
56.- “BRDM-2” by Roman Volchenkov -  a colourful scene in which Roman mixes the Trumpeter BRDM-2 with a local gas station scene.
66.- “Dragoon Ready 20, references” by Walter Böhm.
72.- Turret Basket talks about what is to come in the next issue of the Abram's Squad Magazine


M1296 Stryker Dragoon
Author: Ralph Zwilling
+140 pictures, softcover.
72 Pages
Text in English (pictures are Multi-lingual)
Price:15€
This new publication offers us previously unpublished pictures of the brand new M1296 Stryker Dragoon by Ralph Zwilling. The perfect reference book to build your model, it contains an exhaustive article building and painting the fantastic AFV Club kit.

Contents:
2.- Introduction: M1296 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle Dragoon
6.- Walkaround
7.- Frontal
8.- Left Side
14.- Right Side
18.- Back
22.- Suspension/Wheels
25.- Frontal Top
29.- Rear Top
30.- Interior
36.- Turret
43.- XM813
44.- General views
50.- Building the M1296 of AFV Club by Pere Pla
61.- Painting and Weathering the kit
These magazines are now available directly from the Pla Editions Website or from their distributors worldwide