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Tank Museum part two; Tank Heaven in Devon!

by David leigh-smith on August 21, 2017 in Armor -- 1 Comment

Hard to believe, but I had to work hard to cut the photos down to 100 (maximum file size), and considering I didn’t get around the whole exhibition, I think it really shows the quaility of the museum’s subjects. There […]

I actually finished something….Csaba 39 m

by Bill Koppos on August 18, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

The 39M is a Hungarian armored car of early WW2. The 1/35 scale kit is from Hobby Boss, I never expected to see one of these from a mainstream molder, but it fits nicely in my armored car collection. My […]

Dragon 1/35th scale King Tiger Battle of the Bugle

by Jim Altergott on August 6, 2017 in Armor -- 23 Comments

Here is my first article. Built back in 2006, this is my favorite German WWII armored vehicle. Built with aftermarket barrel, tracks, figures and fenders. Always liked this pattern, slightly different with the hard edge finish. All questions, comments and […]

Tamiya 1/48 Sd.Kfz 234/2 Puma

by Stan Traas on August 3, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

OK…. my latest attempt at dirtying armor. Used most of the Hauler P-E set… the jerry can straps were really “fun”. Also used an RB turned aluminum barrel, Aber “feelers” (? dunno what they’re called) and added mirrors punched from […]

“Year of the Cat” Group Build, 1/35 Tamiya “Panther” Ausf. D, Sd.Kfz. 171, Kursk summer offensive 1943

by Louis Gardner on July 26, 2017 in Armor -- 16 Comments

Greetings everyone !!!! I finished this one up a few nights ago… when I finished the Russian KV-1 with bolt on applique armor. This Tamiya German “Panther D” tank has a build thread following this link to the “Year of […]

1/35 Tamiya KV-1 Russian tank with Bolt on Armor

by Louis Gardner on July 24, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

This KV-1 was a monster of a tank for it’s time………………. and it caught the Germans by nasty surprise when they first encountered them in combat on the Eastern Front. In fact this tank is probably one of the reasons […]

Skoda 30.5cm

by jim wasley on July 10, 2017 in Armor -- 6 Comments

This was a quick little build(1/35 Takom kit)had the idea when I first saw it, was going to add it into a dio,(still thinking)it almost fell together out of the box detailing was up to the standed of Takom kits […]

PzKpfw II Ausf. F Afrika Korps (Revell 1/76)

by Martin Dytrych on July 2, 2017 in Armor -- 16 Comments

Hello everybody, this is my first tank, I wanted to build it for my son – he is big fan of World of tanks… Because of my first vehicle, I wanted to start with something cheap, small, not complicated… The […]

1/35 A Pair of Beauties

by jim wasley on July 1, 2017 in Armor -- 17 Comments

I have seen some fine looking coloured aircraft of late so being a tank builder I thought it was time we saw a pair of colourful tanks for a change,The BMPT nicknamed Terminator is Russian,it exceeds 2 motorized rifle platoons […]

1/35 Russian 2K12 Kub SA-6 “Gainful”

by Kitti Tatsumaki on June 29, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

Trumpeter 1/35th scale SAM-6 A.A.Missiles, it’s actually Russian made 2K12 “Kub” SA-6 vehicle-launch SAM. Accidentally learned about a camouflage pattern which I never knew – the Камуфлированный Летный Маскировочный Комбинезон or KLMK. It was developed in the 1960s by the […]