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T-54/Type 59 Visual Modelers Guide (English)

Published: September 9, 2020
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

This book is devoted to the T-54 and Type 59 tanks. It is a visual reference with a great number of photographs to help the modeler distinguish the difference between the variants of T-54A / Typre59 and T-54B.

The book begins with a nice historical section explaining the models of the T-54 family. The timeline explains the changes that occurred to the models of the tanks in… more

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Replacement Road Wheels for T-64

Published: May 7, 2020
Company: OKB Grigorov

The kit comes packaged in a small zip lock bag with a paper header that has the OKB logo the part number and the scale as well as a description of what is in the bag. In this case a complete set of road wheels for the T-64 type-1. The wheels are very well molded and are free from bubbles and the molding is very crisp. The detail on the wheels is outstanding and looks great.

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The Weathering Magazine Green #29

Published: May 7, 2020
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

This issue of the weathering magazine is devoted to the color green. I found this extremely interesting because so many military vehicles are green as well as many other interesting subjects to model. The problem I have always noticed with models that are green or any other single color for that matter is they can be very monochromatic or otherwise kind of boring. But with the technics in… more

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Mig Ammo Desert and Arid Battlefields Super Pack

Published: May 7, 2020
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

This kit is a super pack containing all the needed items to weather a vehicle of any type in a Desert or Arid battlefield. The box is small and packs a lot of items in such a small space. When I opened the box, I was very please at all the items I found inside here is a comprehensive list of what’s included inside the box.

  • A.MIG-0105 WASHABLE DUST (RAL 8000)
  • A.MIG-0106… more

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Jagdpanzer SU-85 (R) w/CREW

Published: November 8, 2017
Company: MiniArt

History

The SU-85 was a self-propelled gun. It was developed on the T-34 medium tank Chassis which also resembled the SU-122 assault gun. It was produced from 1943 through mid-1944. The 85-mm gun allowed the SU-85 to effectively hit enemy medium tanks at a range of over 1,000 meters and was able to destroy a Tiger tank from this range, rendering it a very capable weapon against the… more

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German SU-76i with Cupola

Published: July 7, 2017
Company: Dragon Models

What's in the Box?

  • 13 grey plastic sprues
  • 1 plastic lower hull
  • 1 Photo etch sheet
  • 2 bags of magic tracks (one left and one right)
  • 1 decal sheet
  • 1 set of Instructions

Background

The SU76I was based on the German Panzer III and Stug III chassis. It was armed with a 76.2 mm gun. Approximately 200 of these… more

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Universal Fuel Tank Trailer

Published: March 8, 2017
Company: Bronco Models

History and Facts

The trailer depicted here is my research is correct is a Renault UK trailer that is in captured German service the trailer were used and obtained during the fall of France, about 3000 UE and UE2s had been captured by the German Wermacht.

What's in the Box

  • 6 sprues of grey plastic
  • 2 photo etch frets (1 for trailer and 1 for the… more

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T-90MS MBT

Published: March 8, 2017
Company: Tiger Model

History and Facts

T-90MS is a modernized version of the T-90 main battle tank (MBT) built by Uralvagonzavod. The tank is being proposed for the Russian Army and potential export customers. The tank was first demonstrated during the Russian Expo Arms in Nizhny Tagil in September 2011. The capabilities of the T-90MS were also exhibited at DEFEXPO 2012 in New Delhi, India, as well as… more

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Toldi I (A20 - B20) Resin Detail Set

Published: February 2, 2017
Company: SBS Model

The Toldi I tanks entered Hungarian service about 1940. They were used by the Hungarian Army against Yugoslavia in 1941. They were mostly used against the U.S.S.R. between 1941 and 1944. Their primary role was reconnaissance, due to their light armor and good communications equipment. They were not effective against the Soviet T-34 when they encountered them in operation Barbarossa.

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Toldi II (B40) Resin Detail Set

Published: February 1, 2017
Company: SBS Model

Background

Toldi tanks entered Hungarian service about 1940. They were used by the Hungarian Army against Yugoslavia in 1941. They were mostly used against the U.S.S.R. between 1941 and 1944. The primary role was reconnaissance due to their light armor and good communications equipment. They were not effective against the Soviet T-34 when they encountered them in operation Barbarossa… more