Article Directory: Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.


by Derek Austin on December 7, 2017 in Armor -- 12 Comments

Just finished the Hobbyboss LWS in 1/35. Very much an experiment in weathering techniques for me trying dot filters, oils and streaking to name but a few for the first time! Your commennts/critique is, therefore, welcome!

Tamiya 1/35 Challenger 2

by Robert Collins on November 30, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Don`t you just love building these Tamiya kits, there so well made. This was one of the first tanks I built when I took up the hobby when I retired. Two years later I had another go at it because […]

VW Typ82 Kübelwagen /1:35 Tamiya/

by Bartek Karpiński on November 24, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Hi, This time it’s a very well known topic, and model as well. Kubelwagen by Tamiya has not aged over the years. Easy model with fine details for beginners, and great base for advanced modelers to provide some upgrades. PE […]

Dragon 1/35 M4A1 DV Sherman Tank

by Marek Halas on November 23, 2017 in Armor -- 18 Comments

It could be said that there is a Sherman for everyone, with so many variations on the theme as the design developed over the course of WW2 and into the postwar period. With so may to choose, both from manufacturers […]

Bicycles of Wehrmacht /1:35 Tamiya + Voyager/

by Bartek Karpiński on November 16, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

Hi, Today I want to show you results of untypical order I received. Order to built two models of bicycles. Sound easy, but PE set by Voyager Model really complicates that. I was scared by size and count of parts. […]

Revell 1/35th scale Man 5t Truck, Kosovo Conflict 1998

by Chuck A. Villanueva on November 16, 2017 in Armor -- 13 Comments

A change of pace in building something that doesn’t have wings. With a few armor and soft skin kits in the stash, this one was quite interesting picking it up at a kit show a few years ago. When it […]

1/48 Tamiya Jagdpanther

by Stan Traas on November 16, 2017 in Armor -- 12 Comments

Most recent armor build. Still too clean, I KNOW…. I did try to mud it up a bit using a couple of splatter techniques, but it still lacks the grunge. Ah, well, I think the camo job turned out OK. […]

Technical w/Rocket Launcher

by Charles King on November 15, 2017 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Patriot Launcher Mount with Canister

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

When I first started this project, back in 2007, I had only decided to do the Launcher part of the complete model. The concept was to do a Stand-Alone model of just the launcher part of the whole thing. Deciding […]

Some military models

by Charles King on November 14, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

These models were built many years ago. I do not have them any more. The LAVIII was 70% scratch built and heavily modified from a Trumpeter stryker kit, long before there was a kit available. The PLS was also 80% […]