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Dragon Nashorn in 1:35 (#6386), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on June 17, 2017 in Armor -- 15 Comments

Some history: This kit #6386 by Dragon is fairly recent, dating back to 2010 and represents the Sd.Kfz.164 Nashorn in a 3 in 1 kit edition. I opted for the initial version delivered to the heavy tank destroyer unit 655 […]

Dragon Panther A in 1:35 (#6358), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on May 28, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Some history: This kit #6358 was launched by Dragon in 2007 intended to represent the late Panther A. As usual, DML released this kit based on a long history of Panther kits; The box is packed full of grey styrene, […]

2nd Build Report M107 175mm Mechanized Howitzer

by Michel Verschuere on March 2, 2017 in Armor -- 4 Comments

Setting: I reported earlier on the build and post-detailing of this Tamiya-Italeri kit out of the seventies. This build also suffered delays because of my workbench being unavailable for months due to refurbishment works in my home. The prospect of […]

Hobby Boss PzKpfw I Ausf. C in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on March 1, 2017 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Some history: This kit was launched by Hobby Boss in 2010 and is not the most recent version for the light German tank PzKpfw I (Panzer Kampfwagen) available from this kit manufacturer. The kit is well detailed with numerous small […]

Tamiya Miniatures German Machine Gun Crew on Maneuver in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on February 14, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Some history: This kit dates back from the mid-nineties of the last century. I actually purchased it on e-bay as I like to adopt kits from someone else’s stash and then give them a second life. The kit contains five […]

M107 175mm Mechanized Howitzer (Tamiya-Italeri) 1:35

by Michel Verschuere on December 4, 2016 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Some history: This kit dates back from the seventies but has been reboxed and retooled by Tamiya recently. There are some kit add-ons and three figures. I was intrigued by the story of these massive L/60 Howitzers during the siege […]

Dragon Sd. Kfz. 184 Ferdinand in 1:35

by Michel Verschuere on September 4, 2016 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Some history: I bought this particular older kit (# 6133 dated 2001) out of the stash from another modeller in Germany. The Ferdinand was a formidable tank hunter embedded into the German Panzer Divisions during WWII. It was featured of […]

Dragon Pz. Kpfw. III Ausf. E in 1:35

by Michel Verschuere on September 4, 2016 in Armor -- 4 Comments

Some history: I bought this particular kit (# 9040 dated 1997) out of the stash from another modeller in Belgium, together with an Early Tiger I Academy kit, which I posted on here too. The Panzer III formed the backbone […]

Tiger I (Early version, Academy, 1:35) of the 2nd SS Panzer Corps at Kursk, Russia, 1943

by Michel Verschuere on September 4, 2016 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Some history: I bought this particular kit out of the stash from another modeller in Belgium, together with a Pz. III E (Dragon) which I will post on later. It features the early version of the infamous Tiger tank that […]

Tamiya Typ. 82 Kübelwagen in 1:35

by Michel Verschuere on September 3, 2016 in Armor -- 4 Comments

Some history: When strolling the streets of Berlin, I purchased this well-known kit in 1:35 for the Volkswagen Typ. 82 Kübelwagen for about 12 EUR. This was the standard light vehicle for the German army in WWII and its chassis […]