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  1. to order you need to: Order To place an order, just email your requirements listing the code, description and destination. We will then get back to you with a total price including postage and handling. If you wish to pre order any items, please send an email of what you would like. Delivery times for such items will be dependant on the supplier. Further details upon request. All items listed are in stock, unless otherwise stated. All items ordered will be held for period of 5 working days (excludes pre orders), after which time any outstanding orders will be cancelled.
  2. if you're still interested found the echelon decals for tri-colour M1A1 https://www.zedhobbies.net/echelon-fine-details.html scroll down about ten and you should see it on the left side
  3. while it is forty bucks for the paint it is quite accurate as SMS is an Australian company, i have the green and brown for my M113AS4 and I am happy with the match but otherwise good luck with the Aust colours 20 years in the Aust military and vehicles up the ying yang but it was still difficult to match, for the brown do not use Vallejo Iraqi Sand to light and to yellow try model masters 1742 dark tan with about 10-15% 1735 wood worked well to my eye, but for the green first off do not use FS34102 this is not even close, you could try mixing Tamiya XF-62:3 + XF-52:3 + XF-2:1 or maybe Vallejo
  4. the link below gives you all the info needed to build (almost) an Oz M1A1 1/35 Meng kit TS-032 - USMC M1A1 AIM / US Army TUSK main battle tank Build and Australian Abrams AIM tank by M.Hoyne (and Jason Miller) http://mheaust.com.au/Aust/Research/Abrams/Build%20an%20Aussie%20Abrams.htm we have a fridge in the rear turret basket and this link shows a 1/16 one https://www.ozarmour.com.au/store/accessories/resin-and-3d-printed/mhe-1-16-scale-australian-m1-abrams-fridge-power-box-and-umbrella-stand.html you would be best served purchasing SMS s
  5. kit announced https://www.scalemates.com/kits/revell-06781-razor-crest--1324423
  6. £21.35 + postage https://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/17618.html?t=1609859912
  7. Barrels nil LionMarc did one sometime ago but it is now out of production. I recently completed the trumpeter offering a combination of the op telec and base Challenger 2 kit and have now got the RFM kit and I have to say first glance this looks like a very good kit.
  8. Due 6 Oct Hobbyeasy £41.89 https://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/4ywfl3zfhsx5lynndsee.html
  9. Green Stuff World make a range of colour shift paints that work really well, time consuming as you have to apply one thin layer at a time but the result is fantastic. link of on type http://www.greenstuffworld.com/en/chameleon-acrylic-paints/736-chameleon-colorshift-evil-forest-paint.html link to all http://www.greenstuffworld.com/en/153-chameleon-acrylic-paints
  10. as mentioned using plastic card with the following measurements: skirt 1: height: 8mm high at fore, 12mm high at mid-point, 10mm at aft length: 45mm total length long, 22mm forward edge to mid-point skirt 2: height: 10mm at fore, 13mm at mid-pint, 10mm at aft length: 54.5mm long, 27mm to mid-point (from fore) skirt 3: same measurements as skirt 2 skirt 4: height: 10mm at fore, 13mm at mid point, 4mm at aft length: 52.5mm long, 26mm to mid-point (from fore)
  11. I am currently building the Xact Scale T-80U and I have to say that the detail is quite good but there are some quirks to the build (such as no pins to mount the wheels and the front mud flap is a bit fiddly) but nothing that can’t be over-come and I have set myself a bit of a challenge in building a South Korean version, the tracks were fun having to fit two track pads to each individual link and I am about to start on the rather jerry built turret baskets. But having said that the Xact kit is difficult to find, therefore the only real choices at present are the RPG and Trumpeter kits.
  12. Tracks on most modern western vehicles when new are black but quickly become a darkish brown. The best two options for this are Humbrol 173 Track Colour, this is best applied with an air brush as it may go on too thick with a paint brush and if this your only option then the best paint would be Vallejo Model Color 822/150 Black Brown, this may need a couple of applications but in my experience with Vallejo they don’t build up For the pads Vallejo 826/168 Black grey or their Panzer Acer 306 Dark Rubber. Tracks on most modern western vehicles when new are black but quickly become a da
  13. have a look here: http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=269004&page=1
  14. First, I have to say hooray, Mouse House has re-started casting their M113AS4 and mine arrived yesterday after a well over 16 month wait, very impressed, fine casting and great detail, John has done a superb job; hint here Antoine a great and unique Aussie vehicle (the stretch limo of M113s link to a good pic https://www.armyrecognition.com/images/stories/oceania/australia/light_armoured/m113as4/pictures/M113AS4_light_tracked_armoured_vehicle_personnel_carrier_APC_Australia_Australian_army_military_equipment_013.jpg). Sorry to hijack the thread but this leads on to the thread.t
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