I decided to make a simple base for my M3 Stuart quick build. I didn't want just a wooden plinth for the tank to sit in, I wanted to add a bit of landscape too.
Since I'm building mine as an American tank in Tunisia, deciding on a piece of deser[...]
Here's some pics of my 1/35 Tamiya armor kits.
First up is the M16 Quad Gun half track. Pretty much out of the box with stowage from a variety of kits. Painted with Model Master rattlecan OD.
Second is a kit bash of the Tamiya (old) M3A1 Stuart[...]
Greetings again from Williamsport, PA. Presenting to you another diorama I completed a couple of years ago. This time it’s a Pacific, USMC tank commander mapping out a plan of action with some Marine infantry. The Stuart is the 1/35, AFV Club[...]
Hi, all modeller!
I've done light tank model M-3 Stuart. It took 3months and built from all wood.
Yes, Scratch building !
This is Tamiya's ancient (1974?) 1/35 M5A1 Stuart updated to a late variant by removing the Cullen device, side skirts, adding a scratch built stowage bin on the rear, tow cables from fine solder, replacing all the molded in tie down loops with [...]
First model tanks I've built since oh...1980 or so. I decided to give this one it's own name and not build any of the 4 versions this kit has decals for. I just kind of wanted a name on there that looks like it was "scrawled on in the field by [...]
This was my first armour kit when I started out a while ago. It is OOB with no experimenting. It is hand painted with Model Master acrylic olive drab and black tracks. There is no weathering other than a black wash and some highlighting. Not[...]
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 [...]