Plastic Kit Constructor – Contents Listing

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Vol.1 No.1 (1) 1983
Jaguar Part 1
Vol.1 No.2 (2) 1983
Jaguar part 2
Vol.2 No.1 (3) 1984
Russian a/c model kits; Il-62 photos; LaGG-3 colours and 1:72 plans; MiG-3 colours; Airfix Vulcan review; Heller Mystere; Attacker plans; kit and book reviews
Vol.2 No.2 (4) 1984
Argosy photos; TWA Constellations; MiG-17 plans and colours; Using acrylics; Seamew/Sturgeon/Spearfish reviews; Iranian between-war biplanes; TS-11 Iskra plans and colours; Valetta T.3 plans; kit reviews
Vol.2 No.3 (5) 1984
DC-6/C-118 photos; Fairey’s Long-Range Monoplane (3 tone profiles); Airframes’s Fairey Long-Range Monoplane (vacuform kit review); Polish Air Force Jet Fighters (Yak-17/MiG-17/MiG-19, 10 tone profiles, 1 4-view tone drwg); Swap Yer! (history of aeronautical cigarette cards); Kit Review: Protar MZ 250 ETS/1G (250 ISDI) (motorcycle kit review); Airfix Boeing 747 (conversion to flaps-down configuration); MiG-23 plans; Il Baffo – The 65a Squadriglia d’Assalto in the Spanish Civil War (Breda Ba 65 tone drwgs); Fokker D.VII (Polish markings, 6 tone drwgs); Merit’s Hunter; Martin Baker 9A/10A Ejection Seats (1 page drwgs); Chipmunk T.10 A.E.F. Colour Schemes (1 page drwgs); Kit Reviews (Esci F-4C/D, Airfix Boeing AWACS, Hasegawa Bell 206, Esci & Hasegawa Sea Harrier); Golden Oldies (Merit Hunter kit review); Photo Page (US Navy C-118B photos) [28 pages]
Vol.2 No.4 (6) 1984
Super Etendard photos; Everest Conquered by Air (history and modelling Novo Westland Wallace); Hawk T.Mk 1 plans; Matchbox kit reviews; Conversion of the PZL P.11c to a PZL P.7a (two 3-view drwgs, conversion drwgs); Harrier GR.3 drawings; AS-3 Kangaroo Missile (1 page drwgs of Soviet air-launched missile); Kit and book reviews; Bulldog and Chipmunk drawings [24 pages]
Vol.3 No.1 (7) 1985
T-33 photos; SAAB Drakens (1/100 scale kits reviewed, prototype drwgs); Lightning T. Mk 5/F. Mk 3 colours; Me 109e colours; Alpha Jets (1/72 scale kits review, 4 tone profiles, 3-view scale drwg); Twin Otter (3-view drwg); Photocopied decals; Twin Otter scale data; kit reviews; F-16 Fighting Falcon (2 tone profiles); Vampire NF.10 drawings [44 pages]
Vol.3 No.2 (8) Summer 1985
Czech MiG-21s (1 page drwgs); DeH Ghost Vampire – Altitude Record Breaker (Vampire F.Mk.1 conversion, drwgs); Build a Family: Shooting Star to Starfire (photos and kit reviews); Decal reviews; 18 Days in May (Belgian AF in WW2 + Gladiator colours, 9 tone profiles); F-15A plans; Caravelle kit survey; Tandem-Wing Lysander (P.12 Lysander, 1 page drwgs) [44 pages]
Vol.3 No.3 (9) Autumn 1985
Czech MiG-23 (1 page 3-view drwg); Otaki 1:48 Zero assessed; Aircraft at Montrose in WW2; The SPAD VII in Belgian Aviation Militaire Service (2 tone profiles); VEB Mil Mi-1/4 helicopters; MiG-31 Foxhound Conversion (1/100 scale drwgs); Kit and book reviews; Hallam-Vac Welkin; Miscellaneous Spitfires (4 tone profiles) [44 pages]
Vol.3 No.4 (10) 1985
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Vol.4 No.1/2 (11) Spring/Summer 1986
Westland Welkin (photos); Swing Wing Lightning (1/72 scale drwgs); Rigging the Flying Boats (hints & tips); Pilatus PC-9 (1/72 scale drwg) [44 pages]
Vol.4 No.3 (12)* Aug 1987*
[A4 size paper] Build a Family: Lockheed F-80/T-33/F-94 Part 3 (T2V Seastar & twin-tailed T-33A, sketches); Luftwaffe in Miniature: Part 1 (building Airfix Fw 190D-9, Bf 109E, Ju 88 and Huma Me 209V4); Caravelles (building as Swedish Tp 85); Grumman F8F Bearcat (6-view scale drwg); Roseplane Caudron G-III (vacuform kit); Welsh Models Britannia (vacuform kit); Yakovlev Forger A (1/72 scale 4-view drwg) [24 pages]
Vol.4 No.4 (13*) Nov 1987
Sketch Pad (SAAB 105 drwgs); Suez Surveillance (Royal Egyptian AF in 1930s, 8 tone profiles); T-6 (Harvard colours, 4 tone profiles); Airfix Bristol Freighter; Minesweeping Wellington conversion; Supermarine 508 (1/72 scale 3-view drwg); Tiger Moth colours; Kit, book and decal reviews [24 pages]
Vol.5 No.1 (14) 1988
DH Dove sketch page; The Albatros D.III Scout (3 colour scheme drwgs); Build a Family: F-80/T-33/F-94 Part II; Conversion, F-80C to F-80 Prototype (P-80A); I-16 (1 page scale drwgs); Pilatus P-2 (2 pages 1/72 scale drwgs); Kit reviews; DH.108 Swallow (1 page 1/72 scale drwgs); Echelon 1:32 Hunter; Castings in White Metal; The PAAC at War (Philippine AF 1936-41, 7 tone profiles) [24 pages]
Vol.5 No.2 (15) 5/1988*
KC-135E sketch page; America’s First Combat Aeroplane (Nieuport 28, 1/48 scale drwg); Formaplane Hawker Henley; Rockwell International XFV-12A (1/72 scale drwg); Lindberg He 100; Hawker Fury Parade: Part 1 (converting Matchbox kit into biplane export versions, drwgs); Kit reviews; Pilatus P.2 photo data; FH.40 Slip-Wing Hurricane (1/48 scale drwgs); Model storage [24 pages]
Vol.5 No.3 (16) Aug 1988*
Republican Trainers of the Spanish Civil War (5 tone profiles); America’s First Combat Aeroplane: Part 2 (Ni 28, 2 tone profiles); Hawker Fury Parade: Part 2 (conversion to Nimrod & Danerod, drwgs) [24 pages]
Vol.5 No.4 (17)* Nov 1988*
Gladiator sketch page; Matchbox F3D-2/He 70 reviewed; Aviatik Bergs from Joystick and Classic Plane; Meteor Mk 8 colours; F-80C on skis; Build models with Ron Firth; Plans in Scale No.1: Bristol 170 Mk.21 (Special data booklet ‘insert’ with photos, scale plans, colour data and sketch page, 5 tone profiles, 1/144 scale drwgs); Javelin colours; Kit and decal reviews; Variation of a Theme: Avia S-199 ‘Mezec’ (Israeli colours, 1/48 scale drwg) [40 pages]
Vol.6 No.1 (18) February 1989*
Mystere sketch page; Building the Fairey Hendon (Contrails kit); Newark Model Expo; Welsh Model’s C.Mk 1 Belfast; F-105 colours; Sopwith F1/3 Camel Night Fighters (3 tone profiles); Product reviews; RAAF in the Mediterranean (4 Wellington tone profiles); WWI kit and decal reviews [24 pages]
Vol.6 No.3 (19) 1989
T.1 Varsity sketch page; A-10 Thunderbolt Warthog photos; MiG-29 Fulcrum; Echelon 2 seat Hunter concluded; Gilding the Lily: Superdetailing the Novo/Frog Seahawk; Lockheed NT-33A (conversion); Book and kit reviews
Vol.6 No.3 (20) 8/1989
Gannet ECM.6 sketch page; The Harrier Story Part 1 (4 tone profiles); Matchbox Wessex (detailing); Rumanian AF Me 109G (drwg of a/c in USAAF insignia); Italian Reconnaissance Starfighters; Red Arrows Hawk 1989 livery GAs; Hawk Swift recalled; Kit reviews; F-102A colours; Decals [32 pages]
Vol.6 No.4 (21) 1989
Tucano T.1 sketch page; Les Watts on biplane scratchbuilding; Canberra 40 years on!; MB6 and MiG 15 model feature; Home-made vacform machine; 1911 Paulhan-Tatin Aero-Torpedo GAs; PT-19 colours and details; Kit reviews; Ventura’s Avia S-199; Alpha Jet data and colours; Frog’s 1:96 Valiant; 504K/F.2B/DH4 structural details; Diary of a modeller
Vol.7 No.1 (22) 1990
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Vol.7 No.2 (23) May 1990*
Blackburn B.2 sketch page; Skybirds; Prentice photo review; AEW.2 Sea King details; Hawker Hind colours; Koster’s Sopwith Triplane; Blake’s 7 Liberator; Frog 1:96 Vulcan; Kit reviews; Decals; Reader feedback
Vol.7 No.3 (24) 1990
FRG.2 Phantom sketch page; Revell’s 1:32 Do.27 reviewed; RAAF P.51/Hurricane/ Spitfire colours; I Sqdn. Arctic Harrier photos; Sun’n’Fun 1990 – warbirds; ESCi’s 1:48 Su 7 Fitter; Kit reviews – four pages of WWI kits
Vol.7 No.4 (25) 1990
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Vol.8 No.1 (26) 1991
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Vol.8 No.2 (27) May 1991
L-1011-500 Tristar sketch page; A-26 Parachute tester conversion; C A Atkin’s King Cobra; Building Skybird’s Scimitar; A modeller reflects; Kit reviews; Improving Hobbycraft’s Ar 234B; Book and decals assessed; 1:100 Mil Mi-4 conversion plus plans
Vol.8 No.3 (28) 1991
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Vol.8 No.4 (29) 1991
Wibault 72 C.l plans; Oshkosh ‘91 photos report; Il-62 model kits; Simon Geliot’s diary of a modeller; Meikraft Alb.C.III; 56 Sqdn. Phantom photos; Kit, book and decal reviews; Luftwaffe Harvards
Vol.9 No.1 (30) 1992
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Vol.9 No.2 (31) 1992
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Vol.9 No.3 (32) 1993
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Vol.9 No.4 (33) 1993
Academy’s 1:72 B-29; Modelling in Romania; Italeri Ju 88A-4 and Bell AH-1WO; Chinook colours; Decal round-up; 1:144 Avro Lincoln GAs; JGMT Spad 7; Meikraft Ca.3; Kit reviews; PP Aeroparts ‘Desert Storm’ detail sets
Vol.10 No.1 (34) 1993
Portuguese A-7P Corsair sketch page; Monogram 1:48 Lightning (P.38); Airfix and Heller F-117A Stealth fighters head-to-head; BAC Lightning photo data; Tiger Moth and P40 colours; Kit reviews; MiG-17P Fresco colours; Maltese Spitfire and Hurricane colour data; Decal round-up; Readers’ letters
Vol.10 No.2 (35) 1993
Fokker F-27 sketch page; Airfix Tornado; Monogram EA-6B; Monogram Mosquito; Me 109 G-2 ‘Black 6’ flies again; Control surface deflections; Blue Rider Vickers Gunbus reviews; Short SB-5 conversion drawings; 25 Sqdn. RAAF colours for Vampires, Wirraway and Macchi 326s; Kit reviews
Vol.11 No.1 (36) 1994
1:144 Stormovik GAs; Building Esoteric’s Martin Mercator; More RAAF Spitfire colours; Hawker Tempest I conversion; 2 FTS Wessex photo data; Blackburn Skua photos and colour details – 7 page special; Dragon’s Ba 349A; Airfix Dambuster Lanc; Kit and decal reviews
Vol.11 No.2 (37) Spring 1994*
Nord 262 sketch page; Academy PB4Y; Dragon’s Me P1101; Airfix Heron plus Heron photo data; Bristol Type 188 drawings and photos; Tu 95 Bear photo feature; Diary of a modeller; Academy Fulcrum; Kit and product reviews; Aeroclub F2a/Sierra’s DFW C.V plus ESC1 1:48 Tempest
Vol.11 No.3 (38) 1994
Hawk TMK.1 with dragon markings of No.32 MU, RAF; Clearfix; Airfix B-26C; Reader feedback; MPM Me 262; Sukhoi Su 22 Fitter photo data; Short 184 scratchbuild/plans; Decal round-up; M39B Libella drawings; 30+ kit reviews; 1:144 MiG-15bis plans
Vol.11 No.4 (39) Autumn 1994
Chipmunk T.10 colours; 23+ kit and decal reviews; Brigand photos; 1:72 F-94A; Desert Spit’ and Hurri’ colours; 23 Sqdn. Phantom FGR-2 photo close-ups; Les Watt’s scratchbuilt Short 184; Revell He 111; Dragon D.VII review; Bulldog T.1 colours
Vol.12 No.1 (40) 1995
24+ kit reviews; Meteor NF.14 colours; AMT A-20G; Tempest, Beaufighter, Hurricane, Whirlwind colours; Koster Ju 188 photo-build; Victor photo data; Airfix Buccaneer
Vol.12 No.3 (41)* Spring 1995*
Airtech CN-235 sketch page; 27+ kit reviews; Ha1112 Buchon colours; Blackburn B.2 photo data and plans; Twin Pioneer – history and model build; Super Jolly Green Giant photo data; Revell Lanc; Aeroclub’s D.VI/D.VIII reviewed; New decals
Vol.12 No.3 (42) 1995
Firebrand V drawings; Johnnie Johnson’s Spit; Bo.155 Cornish air ambulance; 25+ kit reviews; Revell 1:48 He 111; AA aeroplanes – the first 80 years; Hercules W Mk.2 photo data; Welsh Models’ 1:144 piston airliners; Decals
Vol.12 No.4 (43) 1995
25+ kit reviews; Indonesian’s air arm; Shipboard Storch; PP’s Sea Fury detail set; Northrop Flying Wing history; Aeroclub FE2b review; Decal round-up
Vol.13 No.1 (44) 1995
Alan Perry’s etched brass Bristol F2B Fighter; WWI scratchbuilds by Les Watts; Ozmod DH Caribou photo build; Elan pilot figures; Decals
Vol.13 No.2 (45) Winter 1995/96
Aeroclub ‘tween-war’ biplanes; MDD F-15E Strike Eagle photo data; 30+ kit reviews; Aeroclub 1:48 Vulcan photobuild; Arba’s 1:48 Hornet photo build; Valkyrie history
Vol.13 No.3 (46) 1996
Workshop ideas; Airfix Rotodyne; Dynavector Sea Vixen photo build; MC-130H Combat Talon II photo data; Sea Hornet colours; Kit reviews; Reader feedback; Ro IK-3 plans; F-104G cockpit sketch
Vol.13 No.4 (47) 1996
Su 27P sketch page; Revell’s 1:48 ‘Cat’; Lebed XII conversion; Monogram see-thru P-51; Mi 24 Hind photo data; Historic Wings’ Valiant; MiG-3 cockpit sketch; Sukhoi Su-7BM plans and colour data; Kit, book and decal reviews
Vol.14 No.1 (48) 1997
[Special issue] Tu 134A sketch page; Robert’s Reply Tornado; Superdetailed Rotodyne; Early F4U Corsair kits; Ant-25 plans and photo data; Scratchbuilt Albatros 1912 biplane; Valetta colours; Bearcat conversion; ESCI Mirage; Kit reviews; Me 209 plans; Books
Vol.14 No.2 (49) 1997
Bv. P170 plans; 1:48 Tamiya Lanc to Lincoln conversion; B-52G/H photo data; 1988 releases; Skybirds 86 WWI kit reviews; Vintage Voughts with XF5U-l plans; Kit reviews
Vol.14 No.3 (50) 1997
[Special issue] Mi-17 sketch page; Dynavector Scimitar photo build; Wessex HC.2 photo data; Kit reviews; Airfix 1:24 Stuka; Model nostalgia; PKC Vol.1 facsimile reprint (bound-in); Bronco models and plans; Grumman AF-2 colours; F.VII Southern Cross; Gannet details
Vol.14 No.4 (51) 1997
Saab Viggen colours; Detailing Revell’s 1:48 He III; Kit reviews; Fujimi Fl.M2 Pete; 1:144 L-400 Hercules plans; Adhesives; Book reviews; Pavla Ql.Wl Tokai review
Vol.15 No.1 (52) 1998
Pavla F6U-l Pirate; Falcon 1:48 MB5 photo-build; Saab 340 review; Aeroclub DH82; Aviation Usk Nakajima E8N2; Kit reviews; IPMS 1997 Nats report; 1:20 Thrust SSC model
Vol.15 No.2 (53) 1998
Dynavector 1:48 Javelin photo build; Kit reviews; 1:200 Hasegawa 767-233 conversion; RIAT 97 photo report; Skybirds 86 2 seat Hunter; EC-135C history and photos; Books and decals
Vol.15 No.3 (54) 1998
Revell’s 1:48 Helldiver; Airfix 1:48 Lightning photo build; 1:144 civil Vimy; 1:72 Tempest Mk 1 conversion; He 114B; 1:72 Spartan 7W plans; Kit reviews; 1:72 F4U-l Corsairs; Reader feedback; Airfix 1:48 Sea Harriers
Vol.15 No.4 (55) 1998
Kit reviews; Turbo Mustang photo build; 1:144 Revell ‘Beluga’ 600 ST kit review; Aeroclub’s Bristol Fighter and DH Venom photo build; Me 109 G-2 sketch page; SA1 554 1:72 plans; Reissued Airfix classics
Vol.16 No.1 (56) 1999
1:48 Dynavector Skyshark photo-build; Airfix 1:144 Concorde and colours; Air Fete 98 at Mildenhall; Skoda V5 plans; Welkin history and 1:72 GAs; Bell XFL-1 plans and data; Kit reviews and more
Vol.16 No.2 (57) 1999
Readers’ models; Macchi 202 photos and colour data; Improving the Airfix Boeing 727; Pavla Ki 30; 1:72 AWACs by Airfix; Caudron 710 plans; Kit reviews, decals and accessories
Vol.16 No.3 (58) 1999
Tamiya Aichi M6A-1; Aeroclub 1:48 Sea Venom photo-build; Reader feedback; Red Arrow’s Gnats; RIAT ‘98 photo report; Nord M3202B sketch page; Hal Ajeet 1:72 plans; Kit reviews; 1:48 Dynavector Hornet F.3; Ar 234 drawings
Vol.16 No.4 (59) 1999
Airfix reissues; Douglas A-26K conversion/photo build; 1:72 Dekno DC-2 review + 1:72 F4J Phantom decal sheet; Hendon’s Bristol Bulldog; Scratchbuilt 1:48 Blackburn Firebrand plus 1:72 plans and colour notes; Kit reviews – Eduard Alb.D,III/Sopwith Triplane/Berg D.I; Huma Ju 128; Tu 22M-3 photos; Me 328 plans
Vol.17 No.1 (60) 2000
Reader feedback; Lippisch LP12 drawings; Gordon Stevens (Mr Rareplanes) and his models; 1:72 Delanne 10C2 reviewed; Toko Bell P-63; Aero industry modelling; Aeroclub 1:48 Meteor NF.14 photo build; Red Arrows Hawks; Kit reviews; Minicraft XF5F; Decal round-up
Vol.17 No.2 (61) 2000
Sea Harrier sketch page; He P.1076 plans; 1:48 Spitfire XVI photo build; MPM’s XF85 Goblin; 1:72 Fairey Albacore; Fw 58 plans; Kit reviews; Improving the Airfix Sea Hawk
Vol.17 No.3 (62) 2000
Academy 1:72 SB-17G; Readers’ models; Giant YB-49 model; Dynavector 1:48 Sea Hornet photo-build; Beriev Be-6 model, drawings and detail sketches; Bf 109G colours; Intro to airliner modelling; Bv Ha 14a plans; Spitfire XII in 1:48; Kit reviews; Academy 1:48 Hunter; HP 115 GAs
Vol.17 No.4 (63) 2000
Be-2 review; Readers’ models; VEB 1/72 Beriev Be-6 Madge and photos; Be-12 Gull (Russian amphibian) details; Hindenburg; Kit reviews; Hall PH-3 drawings; Decal round-up; N/AW-10 (YA-10B) conversion; Me 262 HG III plans; Otto Doppeldecker; Tornado colour plate
Vol.18 No.1 (64) Spring/Summer 2001
Praga E39; Gordon Stevens on Ray O’Neill’s vacforms; Dynavector 1:48 TSR-2 photo build; Bulgarian Do 17P model and GAs; DH 86A plans; Airfix 1:24 Harrier; 1:32 Revell Westland Lysander; Kit reviews; RAE Transonic project GA; Mirage 2000 colour plate
Vol.18 No.2 (65) Autumn 2001
Reno Racer duo from Revell-Monogram; Readers’ models; Scratchbuilt Blimp (1/72 Goodyear N-Type US Navy blimp); Revell’s 1/32 Fieseler Storch; Magna Model’s 1/48 Supermarine Attacker photo build; Airliner modelling (Revell’s A320/321, Minicraft’s MD-80, Airfix’s BAC 1-11 in 1/144 and Revell’s Zeppelin NT in 1/200); Aeroclub’s Spitfire F.21 conversion; Fiat RS.14 and Messerschmitt P.1112 (scale drwgs for both); Dornier Do 11D (drawings, historical photos, and detail sketches); Kit reviews (Gavia’s 1/48 Miles Magister & Bristol Scout; Airfix’s 1/72 Albatros D.V & Fokker Dr. I; Choroszy Modelbud’s 1/72 Nakajima Type 91-I; Eduard’s 1/48 Nieuport 11; Revell’s 1/48 F-8E and 1/32 Spitfire Mk. I/II); Luftwaffe Tornado colour plate; book reviews
Vol.18 No.3 (66) 2002
Kit reviews; Be MBR-2 bis from Avia; Historic Wings’ 1:72 Valiant photo build; 1:72 Avia Casa 212; Aero MB200 model, photo data, sketches and GAs; DML P.61A; Memories of the Welkin; Vacform Ryan trainers
Vol.18 No.4 (67) 2002
MPM DC-2; Airliner models; Gordon Steven’s unique model subjects; Aeroclub 1:48 Canberra photo build; Avia B-534 model, sketches, colour data; Fiat CR-25 bis model, sketches, data and more; 1:48 P-47; Kit reviews; Bell Airacuda; Book reviews; Exclusive First look at MPM’s new Wellington Mk.1
Vol.19 No.1 (68) January 2003
AmTech Ta 183 + GAs; Book reviews; Pavla Defiant; Robin Powell’s Sukhoi Su33 conversion; Over 24 kit reviews; Exclusive – Roden Gladiator kit build; Fw 189 models plus full-size data, cockpit and colour plates; Defiant and Gladiator colour archive
Vol.19 No.2 (69) April 2003
Over 23 kit reviews; Books and decals; Latest Tamiya kits; He 280 model feature; Waiting in the wings by Harry Woodman; Detailed build of Revell’s Bv 222 Wiking with over six pages of WW2 Luftwaffe archive photos; PZL P.43 data, plus conversion drawings and colour plates; Revell’s Magic Flight Tornado; Model flying boats in colour
Vol.19 No.3 (70) 2003
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Vol.19 No.4 (71) 2003
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Vol.20 No.1 (72) 2004
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Vol.20 No.2 (73) 2004
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Vol.20 No.3 (74) 2004
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Vol.20 No.4 (75) 2004
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Vol.21 No.1 (76) 2005
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Vol.21 No.2 (77) 2005
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Vol.21 No.3 (78) 2005
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Vol.21 No.4 (79) 2005
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  1. Finding this site pleases me greatly; as a former contributor to PKC I still have all of my back issues, and will look through them to see what I can contribute to this lovingly compiled archive

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