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Modern AFV Discussion Group

The Modern AFV discussion group is hosted by Erik Gustavsson and covers the variety of AFVs used by all nations in the post WWII era.

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  1. All right Trumpeter, get to work on that Shilka ! View Thread - Sean McAndrews on May 20, 2015, 7:08 AM
    1. Trumpeter BMO T - Doug Bramah on May 20, 2015, 10:51 AM
    2. Yes A Shilka and,,,, - Joe Black on May 21, 2015, 1:35 AM
    3. How about a Chinese Type 63 or Type 62 light tank? - George J. Balin on May 21, 2015, 1:21 PM
      1. Well Done !!! - Joe Black on May 21, 2015, 2:07 PM
    4. T-54, T-54, T-54, T-54, T-54, T-54, T-54, T-54 - Mark Nasim on May 21, 2015, 8:46 PM
      1. Let's Hope They Do - Joe Black on May 21, 2015, 9:16 PM
    5. They'll come out with it once you finish yours! - Scott Dimmick on May 26, 2015, 8:31 AM
     
  2. Does this look like a Chieftain wheel? View Thread - Bob Carvo on May 19, 2015, 8:33 AM
    1. Well after looking at the ancient Tamiya Chieftain Mk.V kit wheels - Bob Carvo on May 19, 2015, 9:16 AM
      1. hard to say - mark hazzard on May 19, 2015, 9:39 AM
        1. Comets had different hub covers. The image shows the Chieftain type. [n/t] - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 19, 2015, 4:22 PM
    2. I thought it was a T-54 wheel. - Gary Owsley on May 19, 2015, 11:17 AM
      1. Chieftain - Andreas Kirchhoff on May 19, 2015, 1:58 PM
      2. Takom, not Meng. [n/t] - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 19, 2015, 4:19 PM
     
  3. AFV ID ... shooting submerge ! View Thread - Vasco Vaz on May 18, 2015, 12:41 PM
    1. Russian. - Christophe Jacquemont on May 18, 2015, 1:25 PM
      1. SPRUT D - Doug Bramah on May 19, 2015, 3:34 PM
      2. ooops - Doug Bramah on May 20, 2015, 11:04 AM
    2. Looks like an IKV-91 - Rob Feehan on May 18, 2015, 3:11 PM
     
  4. Which is the best Mineplough(1/35)?? View Thread - Jelle Renze Boelens on May 18, 2015, 9:25 AM
    1. discussed here - Sean McAndrews on May 18, 2015, 9:37 AM
      1. Thanks!! - Jelle Renze Boelens on May 18, 2015, 9:45 AM
        1. You can perhaps take the quality of the plastic into account... - Christophe Jacquemont on May 18, 2015, 10:30 AM
          1. Thanks!! - Jelle Renze Boelens on May 18, 2015, 10:33 AM
    2. M1A1 AIM SA with Mineplough - Jason Miller on May 18, 2015, 7:29 PM
      1. Very Nice... - Gino P. Quintiliani on May 18, 2015, 8:00 PM
        1. "TUSK" in Oz - Jason Miller on May 18, 2015, 8:18 PM
      2. That makes me laugh... - Greg Knowles on May 19, 2015, 7:31 AM
     
  5. Correct Chieftain Mk5 Configuration View Thread - Dave Lueck on May 16, 2015, 7:42 PM
    1. Re Chieftain Mk5 - Dave Foster on May 17, 2015, 1:15 AM
      1. Can someone please issue a modern Chieftain - Bob Carvo on May 17, 2015, 9:31 AM
        1. Re: Can someone please issue a modern Chieftain - Dave Lueck on May 17, 2015, 10:57 AM
          1. Just a matter of time and patience... - Christophe Jacquemont on May 17, 2015, 11:08 AM
            1. true - Greg Samson on May 17, 2015, 11:15 AM
              1. Or Meng - Bob Carvo on May 17, 2015, 12:55 PM
        2. Yes, Takom can. - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 19, 2015, 8:20 AM
      2. Re: Re Chieftain Mk5 - Dave Lueck on May 17, 2015, 11:06 AM
        1. Screens - Dave Foster on May 17, 2015, 4:27 PM
          1. Nice build Screens - ossie Orsbourn on May 17, 2015, 5:04 PM
          2. Where do you get your screens? - Dave Lueck on May 17, 2015, 5:25 PM
            1. Screens - Dave Foster on May 18, 2015, 12:21 AM
     
  6. 3rd Hussard Regiment (AMX-10 RCR, VBL, ....) View Thread - Julie Ludmann on May 16, 2015, 3:54 PM
    1. Re: 3rd Hussard Regiment (AMX-10 RCR, VBL, ....) - ray barry on May 16, 2015, 4:37 PM
     
  7. Asuka Model announce 1/35 JGSDF Type74 Kai at Shizuoka Hobby Show. View Thread - Takashi Matsumoto on May 16, 2015, 8:52 AM
    1. Thanks, also a M32A1B1! - Christophe Jacquemont on May 16, 2015, 9:23 AM
      1. It is announce of decal set G "JGSDF Northern Army". - Takashi Matsumoto on May 17, 2015, 8:27 AM
        1. I'm told the Type 74 will be Tamiya's with Asuka parts added? - Christophe Jacquemont on May 17, 2015, 2:41 PM
          1. Apparently it seems so. - Takashi Matsumoto on May 18, 2015, 9:17 AM
     
  8. A treat for modern UK stuff enthusiasts from Bronco View Thread - Herve Charbonneau on May 15, 2015, 10:57 PM
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  10. Need link to German language modern armor site View Thread - Rob Morales on May 15, 2015, 3:55 PM
    1. Never mind - Rob Morales on May 15, 2015, 5:24 PM
      1. Panzerbaer? - Christophe Jacquemont on May 15, 2015, 5:40 PM
    2. panzer-modell.de - Frank Lobitz on May 16, 2015, 2:45 AM
    3. Thank you both, it was Panzerbaer.de N/T - Rob Morales on May 17, 2015, 9:17 PM
     
  11. AFV club M109A2, opinions...anti-slip coating? View Thread - Jordi Albir on May 15, 2015, 2:58 PM
    1. Google Search.... - Mark Aldrich on May 16, 2015, 10:02 AM
    2. No... - Gino P. Quintiliani on May 16, 2015, 8:09 PM
      1. That's odd... - Rob Skipper on May 17, 2015, 11:17 AM
    3. IDF vehicles? N/T - karl-heinz Pfarr on May 17, 2015, 9:34 PM
     
  12. I.D.F. Tiran 5 View Thread - William Curtis on May 14, 2015, 8:14 PM
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  14. M46 Patton in Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment Heavy Tank Company, Korean War 1951 View Thread - Brian Colburn on May 13, 2015, 4:24 PM
    1. Interesting website. nt - Miguel E. Mummey on May 15, 2015, 7:11 PM
     
  15. Trumpeter's Patriot System update View Thread - Herve Charbonneau on May 12, 2015, 10:21 AM
    1. I didn't know Hobby Boss was doing a Centurian tank - david nickels on May 13, 2015, 9:15 AM
      1. Am I missing something on that page? - Albowie on May 13, 2015, 5:24 PM
        1. What is this? - david nickels on May 13, 2015, 6:40 PM
        2. Photos - Mark Aldrich on May 13, 2015, 6:40 PM
      2. Israeli APCs? - Jason West on May 13, 2015, 6:46 PM
        1. I posted the picture its a Nagmachon - david nickels on May 14, 2015, 9:23 AM
    2. Why do I feel like my plane's been hijacked? - Herve Charbonneau on May 15, 2015, 2:37 PM
      1. not like anyone showed any interest in another Patriot - david nickels on May 15, 2015, 5:33 PM
     
  16. in need of M1A1 abrams parts View Thread - nick garver on May 11, 2015, 6:26 PM
    1. any particular kit? - Bob Carvo on May 11, 2015, 6:29 PM
      1. m1 parts - nick garver on May 11, 2015, 6:48 PM
        1. Got some Tamiya ones... - John Charvat on May 11, 2015, 11:10 PM
          1. m1 parts - Nick garver on May 12, 2015, 10:49 PM
     
  17. Maz 537 tractor aftermarkets. View Thread - karl-heinz Pfarr on May 11, 2015, 1:54 PM
    1. Re: Maz 537 tractor aftermarkets. - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 12, 2015, 3:20 AM
     
  18. "Sandstorm" is comming from Trumpeter View Thread - Kay Seidel on May 10, 2015, 8:36 AM
    1. Impressive! n/t - Robert Arance on May 10, 2015, 5:57 PM
    2. it's like that song.. - Mark Dugan on May 12, 2015, 9:15 PM
     
  19. Photoetch for Dragon M1A1 #3533 View Thread - Christos Athanasiou on May 10, 2015, 1:24 AM
    1. The etch may not make much of a difference - david nickels on May 10, 2015, 1:52 PM
      1. Thanks - Christos Athanasiou on May 17, 2015, 8:02 PM
    2. AM barrel is the most appropriate for this kit? - Mike Peplinski on May 10, 2015, 8:24 PM
      1. Thank you - Christos Athanasiou on May 17, 2015, 8:03 PM
    3. Re: Photoetch for Dragon M1A1 #3533 - dante garrone on May 18, 2015, 5:40 AM
      1. Great - Christos Athanasiou on May 19, 2015, 1:44 PM
     
  20. c.1975 Matchbox Badger - was this based on a real vehicle? View Thread - Graeme Davidson on May 9, 2015, 1:49 PM
    1. Re: c.1975 Matchbox Badger - was this based on a real vehicle? - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 9, 2015, 2:29 PM
      1. Thank HP - Graeme Davidson on May 10, 2015, 12:47 PM
     
  21. any rumors on next release in the AFV Club M60 armor series. View Thread - Bob Carvo on May 9, 2015, 12:17 PM
    1. Would like to see USMC Hog Desert Storm with Mine plow and CLAM's - Mike Witous on May 9, 2015, 9:34 PM
    2. USMC M60 with ERA - Michael Kalbfleisch on May 10, 2015, 9:30 AM
     
  22. Contacting inside the Armour View Thread - Ian Kaiser on May 9, 2015, 12:50 AM
    1. Go to their website? - Jon Feenstra on May 9, 2015, 2:00 AM
      1. Forrest for the trees - Ian Kaiser on May 9, 2015, 6:46 AM
     
  23. IDF Composite Hull question View Thread - Mark Aldrich on May 8, 2015, 10:43 PM
    1. Yes... - Greg Buechler on May 9, 2015, 11:33 AM
      1. Dr Robert? LOL, that's a great song by The Beatles. - Christophe Jacquemont on May 9, 2015, 11:52 AM
      2. Was Told - Mark Aldrich on May 9, 2015, 1:22 PM
        1. kilshon hull depth - mark hazzard on May 10, 2015, 4:34 AM
          1. Not clear again - Mark Aldrich on May 10, 2015, 1:49 PM
    2. Yes I have - Robert Manasherob on May 11, 2015, 6:12 PM
      1. Excellent! Looking forward to the next one... - Greg Buechler on May 11, 2015, 9:26 PM
     
  24. Leopard 2A5/6, lights View Thread - Robert Villaverde on May 8, 2015, 10:14 PM
    1. contact me... - Michael Shackleton on May 9, 2015, 3:05 AM
     
  25. Anti slip on early M1A1? View Thread - Chris Evenden on May 8, 2015, 8:02 PM
    1. Yes.... - Gino P. Quintiliani on May 8, 2015, 8:20 PM
      1. Thanks Gino! - Chris Evenden on May 9, 2015, 1:54 AM
    2. There is a difference in anti-slip between early and late though - Robin Gronovius on May 10, 2015, 9:17 AM
     
  26. Orange Hobby LEO barrels? View Thread - William Nix on May 8, 2015, 12:48 PM
    1. HobbyEasy - Jon Feenstra on May 8, 2015, 2:23 PM
    2. Orange barrel - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 9, 2015, 3:08 AM
     
  27. How our military vehicles are painted View Thread - Julie Ludmann on May 8, 2015, 8:43 AM
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  29. Compo Ration Box View Thread - Dave Foster on May 8, 2015, 3:42 AM
    1. Maybe this might help? - Mike Peplinski on May 8, 2015, 7:39 AM
      1. Not 4 man! - Dave Foster on May 8, 2015, 5:25 PM
    2. Newer 4 man rat pack - Paul Truhe on May 19, 2015, 12:58 AM
      1. Re-Newer 4 man rat pack - Dave Foster on May 19, 2015, 6:40 PM
     
  30. JGSDF Maneuver Combat Vehicle - looking for pix... View Thread - Matt Ponas on May 8, 2015, 3:04 AM
    1. Re: JGSDF Maneuver Combat Vehicle - looking for pix... - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 8, 2015, 6:45 AM
      1. DUDE!!! SPOT-ON!!! - Matt Ponas on May 9, 2015, 12:53 AM
        1. Re: DUDE!!! SPOT-ON!!! - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 9, 2015, 3:50 AM
          1. Thanks AGAIN!!! - Matt Ponas on May 10, 2015, 1:16 AM
    2. Is there a kit of this?? - Robert Arance on May 10, 2015, 5:58 PM
      1. Re: Is there a kit of this?? - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 11, 2015, 1:23 AM
        1. Thanks! - Robert Arance on May 11, 2015, 3:03 AM
          1. There is a1/35 kit... - Greg Knowles on May 12, 2015, 5:40 PM
     
  31. Looking for Steel Art with T-72BM on cover View Thread - Joe Black on May 7, 2015, 8:29 PM
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  33. Who has the best deal on AFV Club 1/35 M60A1? View Thread - Bob Carvo on May 7, 2015, 8:18 PM
    1. $63.99 most places, it seems - Jason West on May 7, 2015, 11:34 PM
    2. Lucky Model... - Tomas Enerdal on May 8, 2015, 4:04 AM
     
  34. !/72 Black Eagle !!! View Thread - Joe Black on May 7, 2015, 5:12 PM
    1. Here's the link - Joe Black on May 7, 2015, 7:08 PM
    2. They produce some pretty good stuff! - Matt Ponas on May 8, 2015, 12:29 AM
     
  35. What manner of Humvee is this? View Thread - John Tapsell on May 6, 2015, 4:07 PM
    1. HMMWV - Brent Sauer on May 6, 2015, 9:29 PM
      1. SECM - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 7, 2015, 2:52 AM
        1. Larger picture - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 7, 2015, 5:29 AM
        2. SECM - sorta... - John Tapsell on May 7, 2015, 7:38 AM
          1. SECM part 2 ;) - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 7, 2015, 8:00 AM
            1. Thanks - John Tapsell on May 7, 2015, 5:36 PM
      2. Agreed - interesting variant - John Tapsell on May 7, 2015, 7:45 AM
      3. SECM Variations - Brent Sauer on May 7, 2015, 5:56 PM
        1. Low-budget SECM ? - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 8, 2015, 6:38 AM
        2. More Aviation SECM pics - John Tapsell on May 8, 2015, 2:58 PM
     
  36. Did anyone know Trumpeter was working on a Patriot system? View Thread - Herve Charbonneau on May 6, 2015, 11:43 AM
    1. yipeeee - Andrew Judson on May 6, 2015, 11:58 PM
      1. Trumpeter has been doing some nice stuff - david nickels on May 7, 2015, 9:18 AM
        1. agreed - Doug Bramah on May 7, 2015, 10:43 AM
     
  37. ET Model vs Live Resin Mk19 40 mm View Thread - Angel Baena on May 5, 2015, 1:39 PM
    1. Live resin, without question. - Kylie newton on May 5, 2015, 5:24 PM
    2. MK. 19 GMG Comparisons - Brent Sauer on May 5, 2015, 10:36 PM
    3. Thank you for your responses - Angel Baena on May 6, 2015, 2:33 PM
     
  38. Trumpeter Challenger 2 Q: The Challenger 2 for the..... View Thread - Mike Riedeman on May 5, 2015, 1:10 PM
    1. Should be able to - Tim Ridout on May 5, 2015, 1:40 PM
    2. Trumpeter Challenger 2's - Gerald Owens on May 6, 2015, 8:18 PM
     
  39. Early M-50 colour match. View Thread - John Bryce on May 5, 2015, 12:44 PM
    1. Brown OD - Mark Aldrich on May 6, 2015, 6:29 PM
      1. Re: Brown OD - Gary Owsley on May 7, 2015, 12:37 AM
    2. Well - Robert Manasherob on May 7, 2015, 2:11 PM
      1. Re: Well - Gary Owsley on May 8, 2015, 12:43 AM
        1. I am sure - Robert Manasherob on May 11, 2015, 6:07 PM
    3. Thanks for the info n/t. - John Bryce on May 8, 2015, 11:10 AM
     
  40. T-14 Armata turret now unveiled View Thread - Yann Jouault on May 4, 2015, 5:04 PM
    1. A T-90 with a new turret - Mark Nasim on May 6, 2015, 9:07 AM
      1. not T90, new hull bases on T80 hull with an additional roadwheel - philippe Bonnet on May 7, 2015, 7:16 AM
        1. Ok--its an updated T-80 then..... :-) - Mark Nasim on May 7, 2015, 8:04 AM
          1. well..... - philippe Bonnet on May 7, 2015, 2:06 PM
            1. Three crewmen - Javier de Luelmo - Diesel on May 8, 2015, 9:20 AM
     
  41. T-72M1: Tamiya Hull + SBS turret? View Thread - Patricio Delfosse on May 4, 2015, 1:19 PM
    1. Hi Pato! I might be wrong - Hugo Huertas on May 4, 2015, 7:24 PM
      1. Thanks Hugo, but... - Patricio Delfosse on May 4, 2015, 10:31 PM
        1. Well - Ray Haighton on May 5, 2015, 4:05 AM
          1. Only if you build a specific NVA T-72 - Hugo Huertas on May 5, 2015, 6:08 PM
     
  42. USAF Humvee bumper codes? View Thread - John Tapsell on May 3, 2015, 1:39 PM
    1. Air Force Security Police - Brent Sauer on May 3, 2015, 7:46 PM
    2. Marking examples. - Miguel E. Mummey on May 3, 2015, 8:51 PM
      1. Not really... - Gino P. Quintiliani on May 3, 2015, 9:20 PM
    3. Desert Tan but when and where? - Warren Kuntz on May 3, 2015, 9:08 PM
    4. We took care of an Air Force HMMWV at Hood - Robin Gronovius on May 4, 2015, 8:57 AM
    5. Thanks all - John Tapsell on May 4, 2015, 5:49 PM
     
  43. Trumpeter announces BMP-2D for this summer View Thread - Marc Brandes on May 3, 2015, 6:51 AM
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  45. Armata on BBC View Thread - Ian Barraclough on May 3, 2015, 4:35 AM
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  47. T-90A Meng vs. Trumpeter View Thread - Kay Seidel on May 2, 2015, 12:34 PM
    1. Both kits have tedious work to be done - Geoff Steer on May 2, 2015, 4:01 PM
    2. I'll say - Hugo Huertas on May 2, 2015, 4:25 PM
     
  48. Farming armoured tractor in Balcan war View Thread - Angel Baena on May 2, 2015, 7:41 AM
    1. I found it - Angel Baena on May 2, 2015, 7:54 AM
     
  49. 1er RI (French) and 291 J√§gerbataillon (German) in Sarrebourg city. View Thread - Julie Ludmann on May 1, 2015, 2:34 PM
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  51. What is it in Vietnam ? View Thread - Kurtis Tsang on May 1, 2015, 2:22 PM
    1. Re: What is it in Vietnam ? - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 1, 2015, 3:18 PM
      1. More info - Henri-Pierre Mas on May 2, 2015, 6:44 AM
        1. The name - Kurtis Tsang on May 2, 2015, 11:04 AM
     
  52. Did anyone ever put out a resin mantlet cover for the M103? View Thread - david nickels on Apr 30, 2015, 7:26 PM
    1. Mantlet cover - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 1, 2015, 12:31 AM
    2. M103A1 or M103A2? - Jason Bobrowich on May 1, 2015, 4:34 AM
      1. For the A1 - david nickels on May 1, 2015, 8:53 AM
        1. not once but twice - Bob Carvo on May 2, 2015, 8:46 AM
          1. They seem to have made a couple cosmetic fixes - david nickels on May 2, 2015, 11:18 AM
            1. Final drive - Pawel ''Vodnik'' Krupowicz on May 2, 2015, 11:31 AM
              1. ah ok they seemed new - david nickels on May 3, 2015, 8:25 PM
    3. you'd have to sculpt one - Brian Lockwood on May 1, 2015, 11:10 AM
      1. Not "hamfisted" at all. Very nice, Brian. nt - Paul Roberts on May 4, 2015, 10:56 AM
     
  53. shout out to Dr. Manasherob! View Thread - Aaron Smischney on Apr 29, 2015, 10:28 PM
    1. All His books - Mark Aldrich on May 1, 2015, 12:50 AM
      1. Re: All His books - Rod Dumouchel on May 4, 2015, 2:44 PM
     
  54. What is the sprue letter for the clear sprue on Tamiya,s M1A2 tuskII kit35326 View Thread - Andre Ellis on Apr 29, 2015, 3:38 PM
    1. Check at Hobby Search - Olivier Carneau on Apr 30, 2015, 1:50 AM
    2. I believe M... - Jelle Renze Boelens on Apr 30, 2015, 9:35 AM
    3. Thanks gents!! - Andre Ellis on Apr 30, 2015, 11:40 AM
     
  55. Primer color for Cold war Soviet afv's? View Thread - Marc Brandes on Apr 28, 2015, 4:54 PM
    1. Looks more like just a desert tan vehicle repainted green - david nickels on Apr 28, 2015, 7:48 PM
      1. Thanks David, and this one? - Marc Brandes on Apr 28, 2015, 10:32 PM
        1. hard to say - david nickels on Apr 29, 2015, 4:42 PM
          1. Chipping - Marc Brandes on Apr 29, 2015, 9:06 PM
            1. paint bonds to primer - david nickels on Apr 30, 2015, 9:37 AM
              1. Crew entry points - Andrew Deeley on May 1, 2015, 9:12 AM
    2. Same color over all. - Gary Owsley on Apr 29, 2015, 12:45 AM
     
  56. T shaped armour (?) on the back of Iraq T72?? View Thread - Trevor Aldred on Apr 28, 2015, 1:18 PM
    1. Mine Post Holders? - Ian Barraclough on Apr 28, 2015, 2:29 PM
    2. Exhaust shrouds - John Tapsell on Apr 28, 2015, 3:23 PM
      1. Thank you gentlemen! n/t - Trevor Aldred on Apr 29, 2015, 5:08 AM
      2. Exhaust shroud ? - Haydn Neal on Apr 29, 2015, 7:27 AM
     
  57. T-90A Turret differences 1999-2009 View Thread - Kay Seidel on Apr 28, 2015, 5:58 AM
    1. Try the site Bharat Rakshak - Olivier Carneau on Apr 28, 2015, 7:47 AM
     
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