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Vietnam River Crossing *Updated*

by Carl Christensen on February 14, 2017 in Diorama -- 21 Comments

Tamiya 1/35 M48 Patton. Just finished this week. I was inspired by a photo I saw of a Patton crossing a very deep river, but modelling water scared me! Was recommended to use Woodlands Scenic Real Water so crossed my […]

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Tamiya Miniatures German Machine Gun Crew on Maneuver in 1:35, with Diorama

by Michel Verschuere on February 14, 2017 in Armor -- 9 Comments

Some history: This kit dates back from the mid-nineties of the last century. I actually purchased it on e-bay as I like to adopt kits from someone else’s stash and then give them a second life. The kit contains five […]

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“Covering Fire!”

by Carl Christensen on January 2, 2017 in Diorama -- 14 Comments

This is a Tamiya M113 kit I built about 5 years ago. I added a Recoilless rifle off an old Dragon Mule kit and after market accessories from Black Dog and Verlinden. The figures are from Bravo 6 (resin), and […]

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Ordnance disposal – Iraq

by Carl Christensen on December 25, 2016 in Diorama -- 8 Comments

Two firsts for me here, a Takom kit and Meng kit. The Takom is the 1/35 ‘Civilian car’ which comes with a terrorist and bombs for the boot, and the Meng 1/35 Ordnance Disposal Specialists (2 figures and 2 robots). […]

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Star Wars Snow Speeder – Battle of Hoth

by Carl Christensen on December 24, 2016 in Sci-fi -- 11 Comments

.This diorama using the AMT/ERTL Star Wars Snow speeder kit has been on my ‘to do’ list for years. I always wanted to build it crashed after being inspired while watching the movie The Empire Strikes Back many years ago […]

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1/72nd Mosquito diorama

by Paul Mahoney on August 14, 2016 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

It’s been quite a while since I posted anything on here, but I have attempted to do some modeling! this is Tamiya’s 1/72 Mosquito. I modified the landing gear to the raised position (closed the doors, blended them in and […]

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Last Orders

by Rob Pollock on August 4, 2016 in Diorama -- 26 Comments

This winter diorama is made using Miniart’s Russian Field Kitchen (Winter) set, Tamiya’s German Assault Infantry set (Winter), and Trumpeter’s Aerosan (posted recently in its own right during WiP stage). The Russian boy and Snowman are a new Stalingrad Miniatures […]

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How to build a small and easy diorama.

by Roberto Colaianni on July 8, 2016 in How-to -- 8 Comments

This time I’m not going to post pictures of one of my models. I wanted to create a little guide for all those whom want to challenge themselves in the creation of small bases or dioramas to set their own […]

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Hijackers?

by René Hieronymus on April 23, 2016 in Diorama -- 16 Comments

Sikorsky HUS-1L, VX-6 BuNo.xxx657 King Pin II Scale 1:72 When I saw the decals sheet made by Max Decals I had to build this machine by using kit from Italeri. I used some PE parts from Eduard and scratch build […]

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Remains of an empire

by René Hieronymus on April 22, 2016 in Diorama -- 11 Comments

Remains of an empire It depicts a Japanese transport ship (or what is left of it) beached at one of the many islands in the pacific. The crew of a US Navy DUKW is watching the whole scene in awe, […]