bookAFV Modeller
Issue 23

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

Issue 23 continues the high quality with some impressive models with the contents as follows:

69 Ton Signpost by David Parker (pages 2-13)
Dave builds the Dragon Porsche King Tiger to represent a well photographed King Tiger abandoned in Normandy and used as an Allied signpost with photos of the model during construction and the painting stage as well as adding the two figures and small diorama base.

Distant Target by Graeme Newman (pages 14-21)
This article describes the construction of the AFV Club leFH18 105mm Howitzer with many images of the completed model and diorama with gun crew and Russian hut.

Challenger II MBT by Albert Tureczek (pages 22-29)
The Tamiya Challenger II MBT is built with the addition of Accurate Armour detail parts and dozer blade assembly with the text describing the construction and painting complimented by photos of the model under construction and of the final model.

Prairie Eagle '99 by David Bilek (pages 30-34)
Continuing the Challenger II theme is this model of the Dragon 1:72 kit with descriptive text and images of the completed model on sceneic base.

Xtreme detail M51 in detail (pages 36-41)
Another useful reference feature with excellent exterior and interior details of a museum M51 with many close-up detail shots which will be very useful for the modeller.

D-Lite by David Parker (pages 42-49)
Dave builds the new Tristar Panzer IV Ausf.D with this extensive build with numerous detail shots during construction as well as during the painting process and of the finished model enhanced with the excellent Alpine Miniatures tank crew figures.

Keeping Track - New releases (pages 50-55)
The usual 6 page run down on new products for the modeller with brief descriptions and photos of the products featured.

Matilda II by Morten Syvertsen (pages 56-63)
This extensive article describes with text and photos the detailing and enhancement of the Tamiya Matilda II kit to an early vehicle. There are photos of the model during construction as well as of the finished model which should be useful for anyone building this kit.

The issue continues the excellent trend of this magazine with more excellent modelling and reference material.

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