bookAFV Modeller
Issue 8

Published bimonthly by AFV Modeller Ltd.
65 pages soft cover A4 format.

Issue 8 continues the excellent trend of previous issues, the contents are as follows:

Luchs De Luxe by Steve Van Beveren
This 10 page feature is of a mostly scatchbuilt Luchs with bits from the ICM and Techmod kits plus Aber brass and Modelkasten tracks to produce a well detailed model with progress photos as well as of the finished model.

Xtreme detail - Marder IIIM
A detailed photo reference feature of the Marder III command vehicle from the Saumur collection, there are many interior photos showing some nice detail.

Lebanese Civil War Armour by Moustafa Assad
Continuing the reference trend this 6 page feature has some interesting vehicles from the 1980s Civil War, these include IDF M113s, M151s and M109 plus some assorted Lebanese vehicles with a couple of interesting T-55 photos.

Friend or fow? by Frederick Astier
A simple but effective 10 page diorama featuring a US M20 AUC and Sd.Kfz.251/9, both vehicles have extensive details added with some nice progress photos. The article also has progress shots of the base construction and photos of the finished diorama.

'Naked Desperation' STZ T-34/76 (Part 2) of Adam Wilder
Adam continues the construction/conversion of the DML T-34/85 into the STZ T-34/76 in this 17 page feature which has many detailed and close up photos during the construction process to give an impressive account of building the model and the techniques used.

Keeping Track - New releases
The usual 4 page run down on new products for the modeller with brief descriptions and photos of the products featured.

Dial M for Marder by David Parker
A 10 page feature detailing Dave's build of the fine Tamiya Marder IIIM with the addition of scratchbuilt parts as well as various ABER etched bits and some items from the new Blast Models Marder IIIM update set. The article has numerous detailed photos during construction as well of the finished model. The final small diorama also has modified figures from the Tristar SPG figure set for an excellent overall coverage of the detailing and building of the Tamiya kit.

The standard of this magazine just keeps getting better with each issue.

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