AVANT Magazine Vol.2 – American Militaria

•January 13, 2020 • 2 Comments

And now for something slightly different, AVANT Magazine Vol.2 – American Militaria

“After exploring American Workwear during the Gold Rush, AVANT Magazine dig into the history of Military uniforms. It features fascinating stories, exclusive content and iconic pieces through 196-pages written by a core of passionate contributors. ”

Not something geared towards the hardcore collector or reenactor but interesting nonetheless. American militaria from a more design / vintage / menswear oriented perpective. Features Interviews, some rare pieces, illustrations and more. Pretty nice! Continue reading ‘AVANT Magazine Vol.2 – American Militaria’

10 years of M1 Pencil

•December 3, 2019 • 8 Comments

10 years! Crazy how time flies! πŸ™‚

Battle of Midway: Japanese carrier wrecks found

•October 23, 2019 • Leave a Comment

Just in time for Roland Emmerichs “Midway”! πŸ˜‰

The wrecks of the IJN aircraft carriers Akagi and Kaga have been found, once again by the team of Research Vessel R/V Petrel

You can read more about it here

If you are interested in the Battle of Midway I highly recommend reading “Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway


DIY VMF-323 “Death Rattlers” T-Shirt

•July 1, 2019 • 3 Comments

Was on my first vacation in a looong time. Finally some time for a few projects I had always wanted to do. Here comes my DIY “Death Rattlers” tee πŸ™‚ Continue reading ‘DIY VMF-323 “Death Rattlers” T-Shirt’


•December 31, 2018 • 8 Comments

Happy new beer year! πŸ™‚ Have a great 2019!

1st Marine Division Korean War Airsoft

•October 28, 2018 • 15 Comments

Back in business! Finally… πŸ™‚ More or less generic early/mid Korean War USMC gear. Was good to be back on the “fields of glory” and had a fun day with my buddies πŸ˜€ Continue reading ‘1st Marine Division Korean War Airsoft’

USS Lexington discovered

•March 9, 2018 • 6 Comments

Paul Allen does it again… The expedition crew of Allen’s personal research ship (R/V) Petrel discovered the USS Lexington sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Continue reading ‘USS Lexington discovered’