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Aid Station

This is my final project from 2018 which I finished in the new year but have only just photographed. The back story is a village in N Europe was damaged in the fighting in 1940. The war revisits the village during the German retreat in 1944. T[...]

“Save Our Brothers” Ardennes 1944

Hi, friends, I show you my last humble work, I hope you enjoy it The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945, and was the last major German offensive campaign on the W[...]

In Progress: A very early Panzer III

Here is a progress report of my crack on MiniArt's kit #35169 of the Panzer III Ausf. D (Pz. Kpfw. III Ausf. D, Sd. Kfz. 141) Some history: The Panzer III was the first real Main Battle Tank of the German Army and an industrial answer to Genera[...]

World War II, Bombed City Crossing Checkpoint

Hello, my friends, thank you for accepting me. I present you my last humble work, which in all required almost three months of work. I hope you enjoy. Thanks to everyone, the comments are always welcome. A big hug from Italy. Roberto "On Marc[...]

Kit preview – MiniArt’s 1/35 Ball Tank Sharotank w/Interior

I can't help but smile at MiniArt's newest 1/35 armor kit, the hypothetical Soviet Ball Tank “Sharotank”. Do you? The concept is, well... as weird as it appears. Tracking the existence of a real ball tank is like researching into the Nazi fl[...]

“Three Perfect Ladies in Italy” (Tamiya Spitfire MK VIII, 1/32)

Hi folks, this is my second submission to imodeler... The diorama depicts a possible scene in Italy in 1944: An American Spitfire Mk. VIII is forced to belly-land near to a farm. In order to hide it as far as possible during repair, the aircraf[...]

Final reveal: The German Air Ministry in 1941 in 1:35

Some of you have followed on this project, depicting buzzing activity at the German Air Ministry in 1941: This was a longer project, initiated in the beginning of this year. It involved mapping the scratch-built facade of the building (Reichs[...]

Miniart 1/35 T-54B Early Production – Build Review, Part 3

As with the rest of this kit, this is a very intricate assembly with lots of parts. What you end up with, however, is an articulating suspension, which makes it ideal for dioramas. As mentioned before, you have the choice between two differen[...]

Miniart 1/35 T-54B Early Production – Build Review, Part 2

After we took a look at what’s in the box it is time to start building. But before you dive into the maze of sprues, I would suggest some preparatory work: - Take your Tamiya Tape and stick some of it to every sprue, labeling it with the accord[...]

Miniart 1/35 T-54B Early Production – Build Review, Part 1

If you have been an armor modeler for some time, you might have gotten used to certain givens – an abundance of German subjects, a certain lack of soft-skin vehicles, or an ever increasing amount of parts in the box. At least that’s how it use[...]