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Tanker’s Tuesday: M18 Hellcat

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

 Here is a highly updated modified version : A simple ROCO M41 conversion with the turret from a ROCO M36 Jackson:http://m18hellcat.com/m18hellcat/Home.html

Named Regiments:BEE 5TH Armored Cavalry Regiment

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

 5TH ARMORED CAVALRY REGIMENT   Commander Colonel T. RushThe Second Armored Cavalry Regiment, is one of the newer units in the army (my collection) and started out a few years ago with M1s and Brandleys from variousmanufactures…

Tanker’s Tuesday: AMX30

Posted on August 26th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMX-30A few of my ROCO conversions

Lockheed Martin HImars MTV 5

Posted on August 24th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

1/87Lockheed Martin Himars MTV army truck rocket launcher sales sample given as gifts to personnel, etc. Made of solid die-cast metal, trademarked on bottom of chassis, 3″ X 1″X 1.25″ h, a little smallerthan HO scale.

FURY – Official Trailer – In Theaters October 17th

Posted on August 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rooki…

Tanker’s Tuesday: Leo IA

Posted on August 19th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

ROCO Leo IA tanks from two of my Mercenary units

Tanker’s Tuesday: Leopard 2

Posted on August 12th, 2014 under . Posted by

The Leopard 2 is a main battle tank developed by Krauss-Maffei in the early 1970s for the West German Army. The tank first entered service in 1979 and succeeded the earlier Leopard 1 as the main battle tank of the German Army. Various versions have ser…

DEADLY UPGRADE for Leopard 2A4 Main Battle Tank unveiled in Germany to r…

Posted on August 12th, 2014 under Posted by

Tanker’s Tuesday: FOW 15mm T55 GMC

Posted on August 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Carriage, Motor, Gun, T66. Requested by the Tank Destroyer Command, only one vehicle was completed, modified from the Armored Car, T19E1. (Photo: US Army)I’ve been wanting to pick up a couple of these for a few years, a good deal on ebay and …

Tanker’s Tuesday:Type 2 Ka-Mi

Posted on July 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Here are a few (all) of my 15mm scale Type 2 Ka-Mi WWII Japanese amphibious tanks, in both  NQM, and Megablitz terms probably twice the actual production run…but, I got a good deal on them….)

Tanker’s Tuesday:Type 90 Kyū-maru

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_90_Ky%C5%AB-maru

Cold War Memories

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

These posters were everywhere around my battalion(s) …..)

Cold War Memories

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

These posters were everywhere around my battalion(s) …..)

Classic Camouflage ‘Dazzles’ in London

Posted on July 15th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, German artist Tobias Rehberger was commissioned by the British Navy to resurrect the WWI-era form of ship cloaking known as ‘dazzle camouflage.’ Using visually disorienting patterns and colors, …

Tanker’s Tuesday:Klemm Light Tank (Heavy Gear)

Posted on July 15th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

The Klemm Light Tank Custom Two Pack includes two Klemm Light Tank models and 1 set of customization parts to make several common variants (Bandit Hunter Klemm, Tyburr, Jaxon or Stormhammer). All components of this upgraded kit are cast in resin and me…

Tanker’s Tuesday : US T92 Airborne Tank

Posted on July 8th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Got this idea from Mike at Bunker Talk  Already found two ROSKOF artillery tracks to convert…..more to follow.

Bunker Talk: US T92 Light Tank

Posted on July 7th, 2014 under Posted by

Bunker Talk: Light Tank

9 Rota

Posted on July 6th, 2014 under Posted by

Happy 4th Of July

Posted on July 4th, 2014 under . Posted by

Tanker’s Tuesday: Cold War Soviets

Posted on July 1st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Tanker’s Tuesday: My ADA (Old and New)

Posted on June 24th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Russian march 2012 – Hell march [soviet]

Posted on June 19th, 2014 under Posted by

Tanker’s Tuesday: OGRE Mk III A1

Posted on June 17th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

The Ogre Mark III cybertank was the first Combine cybertank builtin an articulated fashion. The rear module was for holding andservicing the two Ogre missiles, as well as carrying additionaldetection and  jamming gear. The Mark III was purpose bu…

Happy Birthday US Army

Posted on June 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

When the American Revolution broke out, the rebellious colonies did not possess an army in the modern sense. Rather, the revolutionaries fielded an amateur force of colonial troops, cobbled together from various New England militia companies….

Flag Day United States

Posted on June 14th, 2014 under , . Posted by

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army…