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Tanker's Tuesday: 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41-V

The name applies to a series of related guns, the first one officially called the 8.8 cm Flak 18, the improved 8.8 cm Flak 36, and later the 8.8 cm Flak 37.[N 1] Flak is a contraction of German Flugzeugabwehrkanone   meaning "aircraft-defense cannon", the original purpose of the weapon. In English, "flak" became a generic term for ground anti-aircraft fire. In informal use, the guns were universally known as the Acht-acht ("eight-eight") by Germans and the "eighty-eight" by the Allies.[8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41-V

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Psc 1/72 Raupenschlepper - How to double your money

The kit is a very nice set. The only problem is you only can build the tractor or anti-tank tractor.  Boy I hate wasting  plastic.  This just drive my nuts...  Well I got a brain flash, I will same thing as I did with the SU-100/SU-122.  Just add some magnets to hold the lower section with the tracks on.  Just need to do a little grinder away with the Dremel...   Take a look at the pictures.  Now you can have your choice for the battle.The anti-tank tractorAdded a 5mm diameter magnet to the bottom of the chassisLocate another on the lower chassisThe tractor chassis with magnetAssembled tractorLate world version with slab side.Front viewHope you like this simple conversion.  Doubled your models for the table.

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Sdfk 250 restored

Here is the description. Amazing part is most of the vehicle is unrestored, just cleaned after coming out of the river.  These photos should be a great addition in building a model of the Sdfk 250.More can be found here: Panzer FarmIntroducing Photos from SD Assembly. Kfz 250 extracted in 2015 from the river river. Work continues and there are plenty of details to mount. Special thanks to tomek, Jacek and wislawa, leading assembly works :)

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Wierd World War...War Without End

I manged to buy, on EBay, some long out of production Clockwork Goblin 15mm War Without End, a weird world war genre which became the 28mm Konflict '47.I have quite a few German walkers and a few of the infantry along with a small amount of US walkers and infantry. (I am always on the lookout for more if any of my readers have a hidden unwanted stock lol ;-)).  I will be adding later war conventional forces as well.Here are some test pieces for the German heavy infantry, as you can see they are heavily armed with MG43s as their standard weapons.

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