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Mark IV male “Hyacinth”, Tamiya 1/35

by Tomáš Pelej on October 21, 2017 in Armor -- 5 Comments

I tried to build some technique. I chose an icon in the world of tanks. Mark IV male. Building purely out of the box, complemented by some little things I found at home. Gypsum casting washer + wood plank, barbed […]

Tiran 5

by Julian Shawyer on October 14, 2017 in Armor -- 24 Comments

Tamiya Israeli Tank Tiran 5 1:35th scale What first attracted me to the Tamiya Tiran 5 was the box art. Going across the desert in a cloud of dust, the IDF Tiran looked all tank. The Tiran 5 was adapted […]

KW-2 “Winter Colossus” / Trumpeter 1:35 /

by Bartek Karpiński on October 12, 2017 in Armor -- 13 Comments

I would like to present on iModeler a next model from my output. It’s a built few years ago soviet heavy tank KW-2 from WWII times in scale 1:35. KW-2 was a quite unwieldy colossus, despite this, some of captured […]

Airfix PZKW IV Ausf.b King Tiger Airfix 1:76

by Alfredo Cofré on October 7, 2017 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Ending the WIP shown in http://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-armored-vehicles-and-artillery/forum/topic/work-in-progress-airfix-pzkw-iv-ausf-b-king-tiger-airfix-176/, here is my King Tiger Airfix 1:76. This is the first armored vehicle I ever build. Was very fun to do, so eventually I will do more vehicles. The kit itself is very nice […]

IBG 1/35 Quad Bofors anti-aircraft gun tractor

by Carl Christensen on October 3, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

My 2nd (and less stressful) IBG build. This kit went togerher very nicely compared to the Otter kit. This is a good size truck and will go nicely with the Bronco Bofor anti-aircraft gun kit when I finally get it. […]

IBG 1/35 Otter light reconnaissance car

by Carl Christensen on October 1, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

This was my first time making a kit from IBG, and nearly my last! Although I got there in the end, the molding of the kit was slightly warped so when you came to putting the body together you needed […]

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 […]

M5A1 late Stuart – updating Tamiya’s classic

by Colin Latta on September 27, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

This is Tamiya’s ancient (1974?) 1/35 M5A1 Stuart updated to a late variant by removing the Cullen device, side skirts, adding a scratch built stowage bin on the rear, tow cables from fine solder, replacing all the molded in tie […]

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 […]

Challenger 1

by Carmelo Rodrigo on September 17, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Well, it all started with an old model for trash. The process began by cleaning the model with caustic soda. I continue with a try paint tests to imitate an abandoned tank in the desert. He continued with me hooked […]