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All about AFV and other military model making.

IBG 1/35 Otter light reconnaissance car

by Carl Christensen on October 1, 2017 in Armor -- 8 Comments

This was my first time making a kit from IBG, and nearly my last! Although I got there in the end, the molding of the kit was slightly warped so when you came to putting the body together you needed […]

Tamiya 175 mm M107 Mechanized Howitzer in 1:35 (#37021), with diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 29, 2017 in Armor -- 12 Comments

Hi all, I reported twice on this build before, but now I found the time to drive things to completion. This is basically an Italery kit reboxed by Tamiya dating from the late Eighties. I upgraded the mold by adding […]

M5A1 late Stuart – updating Tamiya’s classic

by Colin Latta on September 27, 2017 in Armor -- 12 Comments

This is Tamiya’s ancient (1974?) 1/35 M5A1 Stuart updated to a late variant by removing the Cullen device, side skirts, adding a scratch built stowage bin on the rear, tow cables from fine solder, replacing all the molded in tie […]

Hobby Boss German 20 mm Flak 38 Pz. Kpfw. 38 (t) in 1:35 (#80140), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on September 24, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

The “Year of the Cat” group build (ft. Louis Gardner): This build is my entry to Louis Gardner’s “Year of the Cat” group build here. I reported during the build there, see Some history: The vehicle is called a […]

Challenger 1

by Carmelo Rodrigo on September 17, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Well, it all started with an old model for trash. The process began by cleaning the model with caustic soda. I continue with a try paint tests to imitate an abandoned tank in the desert. He continued with me hooked […]

M24 CHAFFEE – AFV – 1/35

by Fred grassi on September 15, 2017 in Armor -- 27 Comments

Hello all; First post here; This is my last build. it is a direct mounting out of box of the excellent scale model AFV 1/35e. there was no problem of construction, a photo -etched board is present in the box, […]

AFV Club 1/35 M1126 Stryker

by Boris Rakic on September 14, 2017 in Armor -- 11 Comments

One of my stranger habits is to bring back a kit from every city trip I undertake. I usually do some looking around on the web to see if there is a proper hobby shop in the city I am […]

Meng 1:35 US Cougar 6×6 MRAP

by Robert Swislocki on September 8, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

My 5th model from Meng (and 6th from the start of my modeling journey). The work was a pleasure (quality!).

British 7 ton Armoured Car

by Julian Shawyer on August 25, 2017 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Tamiya British 7ton Armoured Car Mk IV 1:48. Painted with Tamiya acrylic, and weathered with a Tamiya weathering set. The figure was painted the basic colours, then a black wash was applied. Markings are in the 1st Polish Armoured Division.

Revell Pz. Kpfw. 35 (t) in 1:35 (#03237), with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on August 25, 2017 in Armor -- 6 Comments

Some history: I do not regularly build Revell kits in 1:35th scale but I found this kit #03237 a nice addition to my collection of armor so I went for it. The kit is essentially a rebox of CMK’s Pz. […]