the stuart is the afv club. sherman is the testors limited edition, you know the one in the huge box!
this was the testors limited edition kit. when i first opened the huge box i was really thrown off by the dark green brittle looking sprues . it built up into a rather decent looking example, with just a little scratch building. mainly the hange[...]
this plane was painted pre-airbrush using tamiya shaker cans, which work great but smell like chemical death! luckily, only one color to paint , dark usn blue. first time i had the pleasure and aggravation of using eduard photoetch.the kit parts[...]
Here is a weathering technique that has gained popularity within the Military Modelling community during the last few years. Demonstrated in this video to produce winter camouflage on a KV from Trumpeter in 1/35 scale.
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With my fumbling fingers, failing eyesight and faulty building techniques, this kit was a challenge. Fitting, aligning and keeping the boom/frame assembly straight was frustrating, to say the least. The illustrations in the instructions for th[...]
Added a Brass barrel, machine gun, and fruil Tracks..the rest is out of the box.
I picked this one up at a local model show for $10. Again built stock out-of-box. Painted with Model Master acrylics and weathered with oil washes, filters and pastels. Figure painting is certainly not my forte, especially modern US 3-tone deser[...]
Still on an armor run. This one was actually a great surprise Boithday gift from my kid last year (January 22) and a fabulous gift it was. I probably never would have bothered to get it, as it came in a three-installment deal in concert with Ar[...]
Hello, for my first article I present the Pit Road Vickers Crossely 1/35 scale armored car. Acquired from Hobby Link Japan just before Christmas this was a nice easy build. All the parts were well fitting and parts count low, a pleasure of a bui[...]