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Italeri 1:72 French Infantry 1798 to 1805 Napoleon&hellip by Italeri
I always had Airfis soldiers as a kid. I bought some of these Italeri for my son because I couldn't find Airfix of the kind that I wanted, and they are terrific. Much more detailed, and better moulded, with no bits hanging off that shouldn't be there. Brilliant product.
Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: by Guitar Aficionado
This is a fascinating insight into the minds of some of the best-known guitar collectors, with interviews, plenty of pictures, and stories behind some of the most famous guitars around.

So what's the problem?

Simply that a lot of the collectors own the same kinds of guitars. I lost count of the Strats and Les Pauls after a while, and could really have used some variety. That's not the collectors' fault - they own what they own - but be warned. Especially if you don't care for Strats or Les Pauls.
The Dream Factory: The Fender Custom Shop by Tom Wheeler
If you're worried that this is just another coffee-table guitar book, then you needn't fret (sorry).

It's the story of Fender's Custom Shop from its shaky roots to the present day. Yes, there are plenty of photos, but this is also a heck of a good read, packed with detail, and the stories of Fender's master builders in their own words. If you're a Fender geek you need this book. It's as simple as that.

Yes, it's pricey - but it's also nearly 600 pages of Fender gold. It comes in a sturdy slip case, too, which gives it the wow factor when you open the package, and you think, okay, it was worth the moolah after all.

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