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Model Military International 53

Model Military International

Issue

Magazine:Model Military International
Number:53 | September 2010
Language:English

Table of contents

News | Page 4
Newsline-September 2010


What's new in the world of military modelling.
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 5
WET STOWAGE SHERMAN

by Brett Green
The Editor examines the newest in Tasca's growing Sherman family - the M4A3(76)W.
 

Reference | Page 6
THE LAV FAMILY PART ONE-THE US MARINE CORPS

by Stuart Ransley
Stuart Ransley examines the variants of the LAV family of Light Armoured Vehicles used by the US Marine Corps.
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 12
DESERT RECOVERY

by Andrew Judson
Andrew Judson finds that Trumpeter's 1:35 scale LAV-R Recovery Vehicle is a straightforward project.
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 18
Pakwagen on the prowl

by Chris Wauchop
Chris Wauchop builds and details Dragon's 1:35 scale Sd.Kfz.251/22 Aust. D Pakwagen.
 

Miscellaneous | Page 24
LONE STAR STYRENE SQUADRON EAGLEQUEST XIX

by Brett Green
The Editor opens his travel diary from a recent trip to Squadron EagleQuest XIX in Dallas Texas.
 

Reference | Page 28
Think tank Lite : MODEL C11 ADF

by Simon Herbert
MODEL C11 ADF
 

Build Report, 1:25  | Page 30
WOODY GOES TO WAR

by Simon Herbert
Simon Herbert converts AMT's venerable 1:25 scale civilian 1941 Ford Woody Stock into a C11·ADF Station Wagon in British service.
 

Miscellaneous | Page 38
BADGER RENEGADE R1-V VELOCITY AIRBRUSH

by Andrew Judson
Andrew Judson puts the new Badger Renegade R1-V Velocity Airbrush through its paces and is suitably impressed.
 

Reference | Page 40
CAMO CORNER : STANDARD CAMOUFLAGE COLOURS FOR MIDDLE EAST PART FIVE - UNIVERSAL CARRIER

by William Marshall
William Marshall continues his analysis of an important source document describing the contentious camouflage colours used by British and Commonwealth military vehicles during the WWII campaign for the Middle East and North Africa. In Part Five, Will
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 41
RAPID-FIRING INFANTRY RIDE

by Brett Green
The Editor reviews the latest of HobbyBoss' indigenous Chinese military vehicles, the 1:35 scale ZSL-92 IFV.
1:35 ZSL-92 IFV (HobbyBoss 82454)
Chinese
ZSL-92 IFV
HobbyBoss 1:35
82454 2010 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:285  | Page 42
WALKING THE BULLDOGS

by Dave Aungst
Dave Aunqst takes a walk on the small side, creating a diorama with three 1:285 scale white-metal Bulldogs and two Jeeps from GHQ.
1:285 Jeeps +Trailer (GHQ Miniatures US11)
Jeeps +Trailer Set - 8x Jeep,4x Trailer
GHQ Miniatures 1:285
US11 198*
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 46
Tech Guide CHERBOURG 1944 PART FOUR

by Justo Mira
In this instalment, Justo Mira describes the painting and placement of the big bridge, the debris, the railway lines and the boxcars in his 1:72 scale Cherbourg 1944 diorama.
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 50
SECOND TIME'S THE CHARM

by Graham Tetley
Graham Tetley examines the revised 1:35 scale Dragon Flakpanzer 38(t), and discovers that the errors of the initial release have been corrected.
 

Miscellaneous | Page 52
Diary Dates


A listing of upcoming worldwide model shows and events.
 

Review | Page 54
Figures


Reviewing the latest figures to hit the market.
1:35 AFV Crew (Master Box MB3564)
Commonwealth
AFV Crew
Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB3564 2010 | New tool
 

Miscellaneous | Page 55
Letters


Model Military International's visitors have their say.
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 56
Incoming

by Brett Green
MMI's thoughts on the latest kits and accessories.
 

Review, 1:72  | Page 57
Small Scale DEBUT DEMAG

by Glen Porter
Glen Porter is thrilled with MK 72's first injection moulded releases - a pair of 1:72 scale Sd.Kfz. 10 Demag half-tracks.
1:72 Demag Typ "D7" (MK 72 07201)
Zugkraftwagen 1 t (Sd.Kfz. 10)
Demag Typ "D7"
MK 72 1:72
07201 2011 | New tool
1:72 Demag Typ "D7" (MK 72 07202)
Zugkraftwagen 1t (Sd.Kfz.10)
Demag Typ "D7" DAK
MK 72 1:72
07202 2011 | Changed parts
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 58
1:48 Scale

by Luke Pitt
Luke Pitt explores 1:48 scale military models, figures and accessories.
 

Reference | Page 60
Book Reviews


A look at the latest titles on our doorstep.
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 66
The Last Post...

by Brett Green
Direct from Shanghai, we have just received an early sample of GreatWall's brand new 1:35 scale Rheinmetall 12.8cm K44 L/55 High Velocity Anti-Tank Gun, otherwise known as the Pak 44.
 

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