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M-109 S.P. Howitzer,1/48.

by Robert Royes on January 13, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Another attempt at armor, this I’ve had around I don’t know for how long. It’s Aurora’s last issue[1976] of the M109, where they added the long gun option, I added rudimentary recoil spades in the rear, the kit provided one […]

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WW1 Whippet 1:35 Meng

by Dennis Meyers on January 9, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Had a blast with this kit! Meng kits cover go together beautifully. Despite the unusual design of this tank this kit, like other Meng kits, went together beautifully. Given the subject, I was able to try out a lot of […]

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1/35 Trumpeter SLT 56 FAUN / Italeri LEOPARD 2A4

by Anthony Conway on January 7, 2017 in Armor -- 13 Comments

I like them clean too. This is a favourite subject of mine. Tank transporters and battleships are probably my two favourites though I like aircraft too. The wheels on the trailer are steerable. Brush painted Tamiya acrylics.Humbrol enamel. Good kit. […]

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1/35 Mini Art Valentine II

by Tzigkounakis Tasos on January 6, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

This is my first tank. I prefer airplanes but this is very attractive and I couldn’t resist.

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T-90

by Richard Mcstay on January 4, 2017 in Armor -- 22 Comments

Merry Xmas everyone and a happy new year! This is my first completed build of 2017, Meng’s 1-35 Russian MBT, the T-90. The T-90 replaced the T-72 in 1995 after concerns about it’s poor performance during the 1991 gulf war. […]

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South African Armour, Artillery and AFV’s

by Morne Meyer on January 3, 2017 in Armor -- 15 Comments

Included in this selection of photos are the G-6 Self-propelled Howitzer (Takom is releasing this in 1/35 scale), G-5 Howitzer, Badger Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Elephant MBT, Rooikat (Lynx), Ratel ZT3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle with Anti Tank Missiles, Battaleur self propelled […]

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Started 2016, first finished 2017

by Steven Davis on January 2, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Nice kit, typical Tamyia, add glue, shake box, done! Parts breakdown was interesting, track, rollers, drive gear all one piece. Gave me a chance to use Panzer Putty to mask with and it worked great. Didn’t pull off any paint […]

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Just Under the Wire

by Scott Nelson on December 31, 2016 in Armor -- 13 Comments

My last completed kit for 2016, making it 13 finished models for the year. That’s the most I’ve completed in a year for many, many years. I present the Tamiya 1/48 JGSDF Type 10 Tank. As I and many others […]

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1/35 italeri Panther Ausf A.

by John Figuerres on December 28, 2016 in Armor -- 14 Comments

My first German Army tank build in over 35 years. The tank is of part the Grosdeutschland Panzer Grendier Divison, Lithuania 1944.

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1/48 Hobby Boss T-34

by Carl Christensen on December 28, 2016 in Armor -- 10 Comments

This is the first Hobby Boss kit I’ve built, and I was not ready for all the internal detail, complete engine and crew compartment – what a fabulous kit! Unfortunately with what I had planned for it I never built […]