Article Directory: Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.

Soviet BT-7

Not long finished this Zvezda 1/35 kit it was a little rough in places and did have a lot of flashing on the sprue parts but the tracks went together like a dream,took a little bit of artistic licence on […]

Skoda Turtle 1/35 build

This was a great build had no problems with any of the fit,I have found Takom kits quite good,I picked this kit because of the camo,used my own imagination in the colours,just looked on line at other builds and took […]

Captured French Armoured Carrier UE

This is the Tamiya 1/35 French Armoured Carrier UE and German Pak 37. I was looking at some random tank pictures and stumbled over one of a captured French Armoured Carrier UE with a Pak 37 mounted on it. I […]

NZ Firefly

Almost two years since I last finished/posted an AFV build… Well as this is written it’s exactly five years since we moved here to NZ and by coincidence here’s a Kiwi subject. Tasca’s superb Sherman Firefly Vc with kit decals […]

1/35 Academy M-60A1, modeled after a tank that I was a crew member in…….. L Troop, 3/3 ACR

Finally finished after 5 years!!!! I built this tank and had about 95 percent of it finished. It was sitting in my display case awaiting the final touches……………….. So I took a break from the Midway Group Build and finally […]

1/35 Tamiya Panzer IV Ausf. J, Sd.Kfz. 161/2

Here’s an older build of mine. It’s Tamiya kit number 35181, and uses the kit decals from an “Unknown” German Armor unit. This model was built using Dragon individual track links and the crew members were sourced from the kit, […]

Thunder Model 1/35 Case VAI Tractor with loader

Following the excellent review of Thunder Models’ new tractor (http://imodeler.com/2016/12/thunder-model-135-case-vai-tractor/) previously posted by iM member Boris Rakic, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on their second release in the form of the tractor equipped with military loader. And once […]

2nd Build Report M107 175mm Mechanized Howitzer

Setting: I reported earlier on the build and post-detailing of this Tamiya-Italeri kit out of the seventies. This build also suffered delays because of my workbench being unavailable for months due to refurbishment works in my home. The prospect of […]

Hobby Boss PzKpfw I Ausf. C in 1:35, with Diorama

Some history: This kit was launched by Hobby Boss in 2010 and is not the most recent version for the light German tank PzKpfw I (Panzer Kampfwagen) available from this kit manufacturer. The kit is well detailed with numerous small […]

Aleutian 75

Joining the Midway Group Build, I thought a ground subject might offer something different. Given my glacial building speed, a newer release (2013) and low parts count (38 for the gun) would stand a better chance of completion by June. […]