iModeler Armor

All about AFV and related military model making.

1/35 Walker Bulldog

AFV Walker Bulldog 1/35 - AFV Club AF35041 See all my models at: (link) PHOTOGRAPHY: Nikon D7500; Editing using LightRoom PAINT: AK RC026 THE KIT: Nice kit from AFV. Features soft styrene band tracks which are only slightly too big [...]

Sd Kfz 234/2

One of the great things about 1/48 AFV is the ease and speed of getting them done. Finished in 5 hours. Tamiya Sd Kfz 234/2 Puma unknown unit, Berlin April 1945.

2nd SS Panzer Div StuH 42

Tamiya StuG / StuH kit as a Das Reich StuH during summer in Russia. Vehicle built straight from box, rear deck stowage is from Value Gear in AZ. Hoping to show some variety and repair/replacements I used Vallejo colors & free hand [...]

Meng 1/35 IDF Achzarit early version

The Achzarit (cruel female) is an IDF conversion of captured T-54/5s chassis to carry and protect troops in fire intense battle conditions. Meng's Achzarit is a well-designed model that captures the ungainly lines of the troop carrier. The [...]

A Battery of cannon?

These are model scratch built cannon that I have put together over the past 50 years using scrap brass and timber off-cuts from the workshop. They are not to scale and are not type specific, just representative of an era. Photo 1&2 is [...]

Two Kits for Ron

My neighbor Ron passed away recently. Ron was an interesting fellow - He grew up only a mile or so from where he died in this rural Iowa community, was an engineer in the Air Force (worked on the Hound Dog AGM), collected firearms, read [...]

HIMARS 1/35 scale by Trumpeter

What a pain in the butt this kit was! Trumpeter 1/35 scale HIMARS with a whopping 750 parts! Great molding and detail, typical crappy Trumpeter instructions. Get ready for tons of tiny parts, many that will leave you scratching your [...]

1/48 Gasoline Flakpanzer 38t

Finished today. 1/48 Gasoline Flakpanzer 38(t) Ausf. L Gepard/Sd. Kfz 140. Caen, France June 1944 lasting till December 1944 when it took part in Operation Northwind (in the anti aircraft defence role) with the 17th SS Panzer Grenadier [...]

1/72 Zvezda T90MS2

Greetings! I’ve menaged to finish this little 1/72 scale T90 MS2 from Zvezda. As almost all Zvezda’s kits, not great, not terrible. Easy to assembly, but lacks many details. It is small model which I decided to paint in russian green [...]

British Valentine Mk. II/IV by Tamiya

Here goes my second post. I have been obsessed recently with World War 2 British equipment. My last post was a Hurricane so I thought it appropriate to represent the ground forces this time. I chose the Valentine because I have been trying [...]