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Tamiya 1/35 – M-51 Sherman

by Nick Newell on December 21, 2012 in Armor -- 6 Comments

A period of me-time between contracts afforded the opportunity to make Tamiya’s new 1/35 M-51 Sherman. I’ve been wanting to build a HVSS Sherman for ages and this kit is an absolute ripper – easy to build with fantastic detail […]

Battle of the Bulge M4A3E8 Sherman U.S. 4th Armoured Division Bastogne.

by David D. on December 19, 2012 in Armor -- 14 Comments

Hi Guys, Here’s a vignette of my M4A3E8 Sherman that I built using Tasca’s excellent Sherman kit. I wanted to model a picture of an “E8” during the battle of the bulge and I found a picture of one that […]

“Right of Way”

by Merrill Anderson on December 18, 2012 in Armor -- 3 Comments

This dio is supposed to take place in the Normandy bocage on or immediately after D-Day. This is old stuff, the Stug is the old original Tamiya ‘G’, much reworked and kitbashed with parts from the Stug IV kit, with […]

1/48th AFV Club, Sturmtiger

by Walt Babst on December 16, 2012 in Armor -- 5 Comments

I broke one of my own rules and bought this kit a short while (probably 6-8 months) back when Squadron ran a great deal on it. I had always liked the vehicle regardless of its impracticality and the real lack […]

French Cannon, model 1878, 1:48, scratchbuilt

by Maxim Bylkin on December 14, 2012 in Armor -- 5 Comments

So far I have not been stopped, continue to post my models :)) This time – artillery, namely French cannon in 1878. Caliber can be 120 or 155 mm, because the model will get a little bigger 48th scale. So […]

Dragon ‘Smart Kit’ 1/35 Panther Ausf A

by George Tufnail on December 13, 2012 in Armor -- 2 Comments

This is one of the few armor kits I have built. All of my armor is OOB, due to it being built for an in club build contest, which follows the IPMS Out Of Box rules. I chose to build […]

Two Tanks

by Gary Brantley on December 7, 2012 in Armor -- 4 Comments

Here are a few pics of my only armor models. One is the Tamiya Panther Pzkpfw. V Ausf. A and the other is the Italeri M24 Chaffee light tank. Both are 1/35 scale. These are the only two I’ve built […]

Italian MBT C1 Ariete in 1/35th scale

by Jose Lucero on November 27, 2012 in Armor -- 1 Comment

This is the Trumpeter kit in 1/35th scale. It’s a really good kit of the first version of the Ariete. Several resin sets where created to update it. Trumpeter released an updated kit that you can use to build an […]

Strv 122

by Editor on November 26, 2012 in Armor -- 3 Comments

Here’s a little blast from the past, Swedish Strv 122 created using the Tamiya Leopard 2A5 kit and the HKCW convertion. Built by Anders Isaksson ( @aisak ) and shared here with his permission. A complete build-up article of this […]

How to: Easy chipping technique with Humbrol Maskol

by Editor on November 23, 2012 in Armor

This video shows how to use a sponge, an airbrush and Humbrol Maskol to simulate heavy chipping on armor models. (please disregard the music…)