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Cold War Gone Hot – The Venlo Counter Strike

I decided to have a change of pace just lately. This is the Mini-art Dutch house. I've always been a great fan of some of the "Cold War gone hot" books such as Gen. "Shan" Hacketts "Third World War" and "Third World War - The Untold Story". I'm[...]

Takom 1/35 Chieftain Mk10 Track Bash

Well here's the latest instalment of the work on my Chieftain Mk10. I've put together and weathered the tracks before final fitting. I used the Vallejo Air acrylic wheel and track set. For the base colour I used Halfords red primer. I then used [...]

TAMIYA 1/35th CHEIFTAIN TANK (another build)

Hot on the heels of my last Chieftain being handed back to it's owner (1 week to be precise), i have been asked to build ANOTHER! Learning from mistakes made on the last one, here we go again! Also, first time using a Matt Black Primer through a[...]

Takom Chieftain Mk10 Berlin Bde

This was the final variant of the Chieftain to see service in Berlin before the wall came down. I'm currently working on the wheels, which Takom have moulded the outer set of the tires separately. I'm using the Vallejo Acrylic Wheels and Tracks [...]

Takom Chieftain Mk5c Berlin Bde

She is slowly coming together! I'm at the stage of trying to touch up the camouflage. I've already made a base to mount her on.

Chieftain Berlin Brigade Camouflage Masks

For those of you who are interested in doing this complicated camouflage scheme, here is the web address of the company that makes them. The set is designed around the Takom Mk10, but with some adaptation works just as well on the Mk5, so should[...]

TAMIYA 1/35th CHIEFTAIN TANK

Building this for a friend, so it's going to be OOB. Slight weathering will be applied and, as i'm new to airbrushing, the finish could be "interesting" to say the least. Until this is finished, the "Memphis Belle" has been put on hold. Took my [...]

Berlin Brigade Chieftain Mk5C

At last some more progress on her! The painting is nearly complete. As you can imagine, even with the best paint masks (these were by Clayton Ockerby in Australia. If you're doing a Berlin Bde Chieftain, invest in a set!!!) you're going to get a[...]

…and the Chieftain Mk 3 progresses…

Here's the latest update on the Batus Chieftain I started some time ago. Checking the underside, I always paint on the date the basic build (before painting) was completed, I found that this was done sometime back in '99! I guess I've dragged my[...]

TAKOM Chieftain Mk.2 1/35

British main battle tank Chieftain Mk.2 started his story at early 1966, when first tank was delivered to the Brithish Army. The Chieftain was remained the most powerful NATO tank for most of the cold war and its arrival was a shock to the Russi[...]