Article Directory: Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.

Tiny Tank— Type 94 Tankette

Large numbers of cheap armored vehicles worked fine against lightly armed opponents in the 1930's, in this case against China. These little things were also to pull supply trailers with them, to help with the Long Chinese distances. Later, up ag[...]

Tamiya 1/35 Scale FLAK 37 Anti-Aircraft Gun

Lately, I've been in a rut when it comes to working on any of my current AC projects so I figured that I would put them away and tackle some subjects that I usually don't model. This FLAK gun model is one of my non- AC projects. I got cracking [...]

Academy 1/35 M-36 Jackson tank destroyer

this was built for a friend whose father served with Patton...one of those West Pointers that was commissioned early because he was needed...he ended up career army...he had passed before i had seen a photo of him standing beside his M-36 so i d[...]

1/48 Tamiya Citroen Traction 11CV Staff Car

Wanted to build something fast that didn't cost an arm n leg to test out the dot filter technique I see others using. This is the end result. A basic interior, simple chassis and no engine detail to see but the oil pan. Painted using MM panzer g[...]

Need some STEEL around here…..Sausage and waffles…

STURMGESHUTZ!!!!! II that is, type G late production, Saukopf (Pig's head) mantlet, with "Waffle" Zimmerit. This is Dragon's new kit with the Zimm molded right on the surfaces, for lazy folks like me who could not get it right. I did this model [...]

1/35 Stuart by Academy: a Honey of a Tank

The Stuart was an American light tank designed to emulate the cavalry of old -- racing out to spy out the enemy lines, wreak havoc, and dash back home. It was thus named Stuart after the dashing Confederate General who served as Robert E Lee's [...]

1/35 SiG 33 15.0 cm Howitzer by Alan

The 150 howitzer seems to be the universal infantry support weapon, as nearly every army has them. The Wehrmacht entered WWII with significant numbers of towed SiG 33 guns, but soon found it difficult for them to keep pace with Blitzkrieg. Th[...]

1/35 Panzer IV F/f1 by Dragon

The Panzer IV was the workhorse of the German Panzer forces throughout WWII. Though eventually replaced by the Panther, Panzer IVs fought on every front till the bitter end. The F/f1 shown here was an early version which fought with Rommel's A[...]

Tamiya Simca….”My car please !!!”

Still have about two hours to go adding resistance rifle and some euro dust from MIG to the car and base. Tamiya Simca 1/35th scale, with Master Box Figures and some Tamiya German accessories, as well as Bronco Luggage set, and some Euro manufa[...]

1/35, Soviet Armored Aerosan NKL-26

The Aerosan series of armed snow mobiles is not to be laughed off. In the harsh Russian winters of WWII, the Army needed mobile support even in tough snowy conditions. Earlier Aerosan versions had automotive engines and open cockpits. But the[...]