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Tamiya 175 mm M107 Mechanized Howitzer in 1:35 (#37021), with diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 29, 2017 in Armor -- 12 Comments

Hi all, I reported twice on this build before, but now I found the time to drive things to completion. This is basically an Italery kit reboxed by Tamiya dating from the late Eighties. I upgraded the mold by adding […]

Hobby Boss German 20 mm Flak 38 Pz. Kpfw. 38 (t) in 1:35 (#80140), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 24, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

The “Year of the Cat” group build (ft. Louis Gardner): This build is my entry to Louis Gardner’s “Year of the Cat” group build here. I reported during the build there, see http://imodeler.com/groups/year-of-the-cat/forum/topic/flak-38t-gepard-as-my-entry/ Some history: The vehicle is called a […]

Revell Pz. Kpfw. 35 (t) in 1:35 (#03237), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on August 25, 2017 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Some history: I do not regularly build Revell kits in 1:35th scale but I found this kit #03237 a nice addition to my collection of armor so I went for it. The kit is essentially a rebox of CMK’s Pz. […]

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 […]