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> STAR WARS DH-17 BLASTER - [3]  Full-scale, detailed 3d printed replica of the rebel DH-17 sidearm.

> DILITHIUM CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - [3]  Star Trek inspired 'dilithium' crystal displays with LED lighting.

> SHERMAN TANK VIGNETTE - [2]  M4A2 Sherman & M8 Howitzer going through a small French town.

> M8 HOWITZER MOTOR CARRIAGE.  [2]  75mm short howitzer on M3 tank chassis.

> M4A2 COMPOSITE HULL SHERMAN - [2]  M4A2 variant.  Tamiya M4 Sherman kit + VLS hull parts.

> HOW-TO - [3] A few comments on improving models with AFTER MARKET parts.

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HOW-TO - [2] Quick Tips - Using display cases to keep your models clean and save shelf space.

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HOW-TO - [2]  Quick tips for improving your tank models -  covering holes, covering sponson gaps,
                          and weathering road wheels.

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C57D STARCRUISER - [1]  12" version of the iconic saucer ship from Forbidden Planet.

> STURMTIGER - [1]  WW-II monster 380mm mobile mortar / rocket launcher

> COSMOSTRATOR - [3]  The unique & elegant space ship from  FIRST SPACESHIP ON VENUS.

> INVADERS UFO -  [3]  A new version of the INVADERS UFO with more accurate lighting effects.

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ROCKETSHIP LUNA - [3] Vintage rocketship from the classic movie DESTINATION MOON.

> EARTH vs THE FLYING SAUCERS UFO - [3]  Vintage sci-fi UFO on a rotating base + lighting.

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MR. SPOCK'S BEACON DEVICE - [2]  A TOS prop, originally a signal beacon created by Mr. Spock.

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TOS LATE SEASON-ONE WHITE-HANDLED PHASER-II - [2]  P-II as seen later in TOS Season 1.

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TNG PADD PROP-REPLICAS-  [2] Cast resin PADD prop-replicas + added LED lighting.

> ADAMSKI FLYING SAUCER - [1]  Adamski type UFO model with added electronic lighting.

> ROCKETSHIP X-M -  [2]  Classic sci-fi moon rocket. Resin kit.  

> AREA 51 SPECIAL EDITION - ]1]  A Testors Area-51 UFO with an extreme lighting system.

> BLASTER Mk-1  - [1]  A custom designed, scratch-built laser pistol, with a metal body &
                                 real red laser bea
m

> ZIPPY ZEEBO'S  USED UFOs - [2]  A scratch-built / bashed UFO sitting in a 'used saucer lot'.

> FLASH GORDON - MONGO RAY-GUN - [1]  A scratch-built model inspired by the 1936 movie prop.

> W.W.-II CHECKPOINT DIORAMA  [1]   Detailed scene mixing military & civilian vehicles and figures.

> HOW TO -   [1] Tips for improving military models by creating more realistic headlights.

> ENTERPRISE NCC-1701  [1]  TOS Enterprise from an old AMT kit + added full feature lighting.

> ROBBY THE ROBOT  [1]  (New Version 7/2/14) - Polar Lights model + electronic lighting.

> TOS SEASON-ONE WHITE HANDLE PHASERS - [1]  Two versions of the season one Phaser-II.

> TOS DESKTOP INTERCOM - [1] Full scale, scratch-built, replica of the desk intercom set-piece.

> WRATH OF KAHN TRICORDER - [1]  Full scale prop-replica with added electronics.

> ROCKY JONES, SPACE RANGER -  [2]  Cast resin model of the Orbit Jet rocket-ship!

> MY FAVORITE MARTIAN - [1]  Uncle Martin and his spaceship vignette in 1/18th scale.

> FORBIDDEN PLANET BLASTER - [2]  Full scale replica of the  Forbidden Planet blaster pistol.

> WAR of the WORLDS -  [1]  Classic Martian War Machine from the original, War of the Worlds.

> C57D STAR CRUISER - Iconic spacecraft from the classic, Forbidden Planet.   

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CHURCHILL CROCODILE - [1]  British Flame-thrower tank.

> HOW TO #3 - [1]  Adding punch to your UFO / Flying Saucer / Spaceship Model

> ST-III COMMUNICATOR - [2]  Search For Spock hero-grade prop-replica with added electronics.

> FRANK - [1]  WW-II Japanese heavy fighter.

> VIDEO SPECIALS -  [3] Three videos documenting my Star Trek collection (excluding model ships)

> HOW-TO #2  - [2]  Wiring your own TOS Phaser-I model or replica.

> HOW-TO #1  - [1]  Prepping plastic models for assembly.

> STAR TREK TOS PHASER-I - [1]  A full-scale working replica of the palm-sized phaser TV prop.

> BIG BAD BLASTER -  [1]  A scratch-built original design heavy blaster pistol prop

> U.S. M4 HALFTRACK - [2]  W.W.II American half-track in troop transport configuration.

> RUSSIAN T34/85 -  [1]  W.W.-II Russian medium tank with 85mm main gun.

> BLASTER RIFLE Mk.II -[1]  A blaster rifle prop inspired by the movie  Forbidden Planet.

> CHAIN MAIL ARMOR -  [1]  Real, battle-worthy steel armor, full scale, wearable, hand-made.

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GUNDUM - [2]  A giant flying armored battle suit from Japanese anime.

> INVADERS UFO - [1]  The UFO from classic TV's The Invaders.  An older build-up.

> TOYS vs PROPS -  The difference between props, prop-replicas, and toys or  models.

> COBRA PHASER - [3] A Playmates phaser upgraded with a working LED power meter.

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KLINGON DISRUPTOR - [2]  Upgraded Playmates toy disruptor with metal power rails.

> ASSAULT PHASER - [1]  An upgraded Playmates toy phaser.

> STAR FLEET RUNABOUT -  [3]  DS9 Runabout model with added lighting.

>  KLINGON D7 BATTLE CRUISER -  [2]  Klingon heavy cruiser from a vintage AMT kit.

> KLINGON BIRD OF PREY -  [1]  Sinister Klingon war bird.

> MARTIAN RAY GUN -  [2]  A full-scale reproduction of the ray guns used in Flash Gordon's Trip
                                  To Mars, a classic 1938 movie serial.

> ARCTURAN DEATH RAY - [1]  A scratch built full scale original prop design for a retro ray gun.

> M8 GREYHOUND ARMORED CAR -  [1]  U.S. M8 Greyhound armored car (vintage Monogram kit).

> PANZER IV Ausf. F  -  [2]  Early variant of the German Pz.IV medium tank.

> PUPPCHEN -  [1]  German rocket launcher.  Russian winter vignette.

> M4 SHERMAN CALLIOPE - [2]  Sherman tank equipped with a "Calliope" rocket launcher system.

> AMBULANCE JEEP - [1]  W.W.-II military jeep outfitted to carry wounded on stretchers.

> AREA-51 UFO - Vsn.2  -  [2] A different take on the Area-51 UFO design, with added lighting.

> T.I.E. INTERCEPTOR - An imperial Twin Ion Engine Interceptor from  Star Wars

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JUPITER-II  -  [1]  The iconic saucer craft from the classic TV show  Lost In Space

> LUNAR LANDER -  [2]  Early concept for a rocket to go to the moon and back again.

> ORBITAL SPACE STATION - [1]  Classic ring shaped space station.

> EXPLORER ROCKET - [2]  Werner Von Braun solar system exploration rocket.

> RETRIEVER ROCKET - [1]  Werner Von Braun shuttle rocket.
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