Article Directory: Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.

Modern Army Rail

These diesel units as utilized by the army and navy. This was my last military association. Utilizing an old Micro scale decal sheet and using Athern HO models I converted these diesels into military machines.

War Loco Revisited

This is Trumpeter’s 1/35 Baureihe (Br-) 52 Kriegslocomotive. I first posted the build three months ago as "End of the Line." I had intended to dress the landscape areas more thoroughly at that time but never seemed to get round to it. Now, whi[...]

Airing some full scale stuff at Arsenalen museum…again

Yesterday was a mid-season drive day for some of Arsenalen´s rolling collection. Although it was raining in the morning and then again in the afternoon there was quite a bunch of visitors. In the afternoon some chose to go home to watch the foo[...]

Tamiya Stug III 1:35

I finally finished up a kit that I've had in process for a while. It's a nice classic Tamiya kit I dressed up with some Eduard PE and storage on the rear deck. I had a lot of fun adding the adding wear and tear and chipping on this one. I use[...]

Stridsvagn m/21-29

May I present to you the oldest drive-able German made tank in the world. Fresh out of the Arsenalen workshops this m/21-29 is now officially rolling under its own steam. Sweden bought a number of German made LK II in 1921. The story is that the[...]

1/35 Tamiya US Army M60A3: Very Old Build

The M60 has been and continues to be my favorite tank of all time. Its the best combination of classic blended with modern when it comes to Armor. Last of the classic American all iron beasts of war. Also so so many interesting variants, can'[...]

RFM Panther continues. Plastic modeling , or oragami?

I must admit that I just about scrapped the idea of the interior during this latest phase. First the torsion bars are much more fiddly than Dragons, getting everything to line up was a bit of a bear. I used toothpicks, which worked well. Next[...]

Italeri 1/9 scale 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA

Here is my recent build of Italeri’s 1/9 scale 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA motorcycle. My oldest son gave me the kit for Christmas two years ago but I waited a while before attempting the build. After doing my P-26 and Fw 190 D-9, I felt I needed a[...]

Legacy Build: ICM 1:35 Model T Great War Ambulance

THE LEGACY BACKSTORY My grandfather, Roger Allen Burrell (1894-1981), was born in Spokane, Washington to Alexander Burrell and Abigail née Kiersted. While his mother’s Dutch heritage reached back into early 17th colonial New York (then New Ne[...]

Italeri 1/9 WLA Harley Davidson

this is the old Esci mold from the 70's the Wla Harley served U.S. armed forces from 1942 till 1945...they just made the same bike in 42 43 44 and 1945 it was a 750cc flathead motor this one was attached to Omar Bradleys 12th Army headquarte[...]