Article Directory: Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.

1/76 Cromwell: Daughter & Dad Co-Build

by Marek Halas on December 7, 2016 in Armor -- 20 Comments

The last of my Airfix builds for 2016, though this strictly speaking isn’t one of mine, but rather my daughter Aemilia’s build…I just painted it, and stuck a few more bits on when she lost interest… Purchased back in 2015 […]


1/48 Tamiya US M20 Greyhoud

by Brian Scott on December 5, 2016 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Another one of those fun little 1/48 Tamiya Armour builds. Only issue i had was the decals sucks. To thick and keep cracking. I was able to fix it with touch up paint and weathering. Back to my Tomcat now […]


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

by Michel Verschuere on December 4, 2016 in Armor -- 7 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 […]


Tasca/Asuka/Eduard M4A1, Normandy

by Jay Biga on December 3, 2016 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Some in progress shots of my M4A1 of the 2nd Armored Division in Normandy. The model is the 1:35 Tasca/Asuka kit, but was sold as an Eduard boxing, with some extra PE added. For some reason this made it cheaper […]


M123 HMUPS Gun truck

by Stellan Schroeder Englund on December 3, 2016 in Armor -- 24 Comments

In times of need, you do what you have to do. Even if it means scrounging the base mail delivery vehicle for service. The now well known M123 HMUPS was originally a stop gap initiative by local troops on over […]


Tarkus II, M60A1 1/48 kit bash. Kitech & Monogram

by Robert Royes on December 2, 2016 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Not knowing what was in the Kitech kit ,it was supposed to have reactive armor per the USMC [ it did not] it also was a motorized kit, which made the running gear less accurate than the snaptite kits. I […]


Tamiya 1/48 Pz.Kpfw 38(t)

by Maxim Bylkin on November 30, 2016 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Hello! It is very difficult to write the names of German tanks – one way or another, but I managed))). Tamiya makes excellent models of tanks in the 48th level, and once again I convinced in it. The models for […]


M60A1, just done

by Ralph Clements on November 26, 2016 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Here is my just finished Tamiya 1/35 scale M60A1. It is pretty much straight out of box, but I wanted a camo version so I did that, but then used the kit decals for 5th Mechanized Infantry Division, so it […]


Tamiya M10 IIC Achilles 1/48

by Dennis Meyers on November 25, 2016 in Armor -- 12 Comments

The 17pdr Achilles was a British adaptation of the American M10 TD armed with a very effective 17 pounder anti-tank gun, similar to the Sherman Firefly. As with all other Tamiya 1:48 kits I’ve tried, this was nearly flawless which […]


BA-20 (HobbyBoss 1/35)

by Dmitry Stropalov on November 24, 2016 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Usually I build aircraft, but my second passion is armored cars! So, this is soviet armored car BA-20 based on GAZ-M1. A very nice kit from HobbyBoss in 1/35 scale with rubber wheels, engine. As an aircraft modeler I can’t […]