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All about AFV and other military model making.

Tamiya, 1/35, M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage

Hi guys, another Coronavirus project has came to it's end🙃 This time it's a 40 years old model by Tamiya: M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage, in 1/35 scale. Colors and weathering effects by Ammo-mig, Tamiya and AK. Have a great day!!

1/35 Ryefield Model M1A2 SEP v2

I don't get to build much these days, due to extensive work and study commitments, and not to mention 1/5 scale humans wandering about the house. Nevertheless I managed to finish Ryefield Models magnificent M1A2 Abrams by combining both the M1A1[...]

BMW R/75 Motorcycle w/Side-car 1/48th Bandai

Being a model builder primarily of what some consider the one true scale, 1/48th the plethora of aircraft models has never really been an issue. The availability of vehicles though was not so abundant. Bandai issued a large series of 1/48th sc[...]

IDF M48 1:35 Tamiya

This is my third completion while under social distancing lockdown in California and my second "no frills' project (from my stash, no aftermarket stuff , no exotic weathering or damaging. Just build and paint). Its nearly OOB. I used some Star [...]

M4A4 Sherman w/60LB rockets

Dragon kit 6041 which spent much time in the stash before finally getting built. One of the issues with this early release Dragon kit is the lower hull is about 5-6mm too long. It's a fairly simple fix; get out the razor saw and remove 5mm fro[...]

Schwimmwagan 1/48th

Seeing all the fun vehicles in 1/35th we are very fortunate that a company like Tamiya decided to start doing the same in 1/48 for those of us that prefer that scale. This is Tamiya's Schwimmwagan, and it is a fun easy build that with a careful[...]

1/72 scale T-34/85 “Battle of Berlin” April 1945

Greetings all, This is my first build of the T-34/85 WWII Soviet Union tank depicted during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, coincidentally 2nd May 2020 will mark the 75th anniversary when the battle ended. The kit from Revell was really great no[...]

Schwimmwagen (Italeri 1/35)

Hi all This is my AFV kit in a long time I used the old but still decent kit from Italeri in 1/35. Built straight from the box. Painted using Tamiya paints (mostly) and Gunze. Kit decals for a Wermacht army division in Russia. Weathering using[...]

1/48 Tamiya T-55A

Hi Everyone I built this one in just in 2 weeks from arrival - probably a new record for me in recent years....as a kid they were built and finished same afternoon! Great subject for a million shemes and I chose a Soviet Naval Infantry T-55A, [...]

Academy 1/35 Panzer IV Ausf. H Medium Tank

Hello all, This is my first article on iModeler and I'm glad to be on board! This my latest, it's the older kit of the Academy H "with Armor" (#13233). This was my first attempt at home-made zimmerit. I used Aves Apoxie Sculpt for it, applied[...]