Review: Italeri 1/72 Sd. Kfz. 184 Panzerjäger Elefant

I love these crazy German Tank Destroyers that were too heavy, too cumbersome, unreliable and resource-intensive to build. So when this beauty showed up at my local shop I knew I had to pick it up. Ferdinands/Elefants are quite rare in my neck of the woods. The kit Inside the nice satin covered box with … Continue reading Review: Italeri 1/72 Sd. Kfz. 184 Panzerjäger Elefant

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Review: Revell 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIa

Yet Another Spitfire Review. Yes, my 50th post this year is about a newly tooled Spitfire. Revell kind of surprised me with this one when I saw it in the shop.. Released in 2016 it slipped under my radar until yesterday. Do we need a new Revell Spit? Well.. A new budget kit is always … Continue reading Review: Revell 1/72 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIa

Review: Mirage Hobby 1/35 Armored Casemate

The Germans had a bewildering variety of standard bunkers, or casemates. Varying in size from a small observation or MG bunker to huge bunkers for communication- or command centers and anything in between. Many can be still seen in the European countryside, where they are often left standing because it's too expensive to remove these … Continue reading Review: Mirage Hobby 1/35 Armored Casemate

Review: Friul 1/35 ATL-30 Pz.Kpfw. II / Wespe

Tracks are always a problem: rubber tracks are often too short and usually don't look that great on your kit, and sometimes don't take paint that well. Link-and-length tracks are better, molded in plastic they look good enough but can be tricky to assemble. And then there are Dragons Magic Tracks and the likes: plastic track links that look great. But they can require a lot of work.