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My latest build a M1A2 SEP 1/72 Fly Hawk kit

by Allan Murrell on June 23, 2017 in Armor -- 7 Comments

This was such a fun build and the detail for a 1/72 kit was impressive. I only had a couple of issues with the kit: 1- some part number errors on the instructions, but these are easy to avoid as […]

I like Stugs!

by Scott Nelson on June 20, 2017 in Armor -- 17 Comments

It’s been a while but, here’s my latest build, the Tamiya 1/48 Stug III. I included a bunch of in progress pics to show my process on armor. Hope you like it!

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

by Michel Verschuere on June 17, 2017 in Armor -- 13 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 […]

BIG BANG for the BUCK!

by Roberto Silva Cuevas on June 11, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

In the spirit of building something completely different, I give you my interpretation of a Quick Reaction Vehicle. Started out with Tamiya’s cool (and cheap) little (1/35) M151-A2 TOW missile carrier (and ended up with a bunch of cool TOW […]

1/35 Modern Armour

by jim wasley on June 11, 2017 in Armor -- 15 Comments

It’s a wet ,wet weekend down here,some local flooding so I have been poking around in the garage building kits,and I dug out this pair for Jeffry and Louis,both modern Military men,4X4 MRAP(Mine Resistant Armour Protected) it’s a Kinetic kit […]

Light tank identified- MK VI

by Robert Royes on June 6, 2017 in Armor -- 7 Comments

Thanks to Jim Wasley’s recent MK VI light tank build, I finally was able to identify a Dinky Die cast survivor from my yout, given to me by my uncle in the before time. Thanks Jim.

1/35 LAV(A)-2

by jim wasley on June 6, 2017 in Armor -- 20 Comments

Hope you fly guys don’t mind if I throw a sea land vehicle in as these guys fought in the Pacific,the kit is a Italeri, it went together on it’s own it was that easy,I used some artistic licence with […]

Midway and Aleutians Remembrance…a tiny contribution

by Bert_j on June 6, 2017 in Armor -- 10 Comments

Hi Folks: Here’s a small reminder of the Aleutians campaign, inspired by a Bing Images photo of a long-abandoned Japanese Type 41 75mm mountain gun on Kiska. The kit is a 1/35th offering from Fine Molds.

M4 Sherman (early production)

by jim wasley on May 31, 2017 in Armor -- 16 Comments

Hi new month,new model,well almost I have been working on this one for some months, keep digging it out and putting more on or a little more detail,thought I would put it up for show then I may walk away […]

My previous models…

by Robert Swislocki on May 31, 2017 in Armor -- 7 Comments

#4: Meng 1/35 T-72B3 #3: Meng 1/35 Abrams M1A2 #2: Meng 1/35 Leopard 2 A7 #1: IBG 1/35 KTO Rosomak #0: Maly Modelarz 1/25 PT-91 Twardy (paper)