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Occupation: Military Contractor
Interests: 1/35 Armor, artillery, soft-skins, and large scale helicopters
Username: HeavyArty

  



About HeavyArty
Retired US Army Artillery Officer, currently a contractor at MacDill AFB in the Tampa, FL area. I have been modelling for the past 35+ years, really seriously on armor and large scale helos (1/32, 1/35) for the last 30 or so.

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My Feature Articles

1.MH-60S Knight HawkAIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS ENGLISH
2.Tamiya's new M151 kits SOFTSKINS ENGLISH
3.M1127 Stryker RVAFVS ENGLISH
4.MH-60J Jayhawk ConversionAIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS ENGLISH
5.M577A2 AFVS ENGLISH
6.Baghdad Hobby Club ARMOR/AFV ENGLISH
7.Vietnam UH-1H Medevac DioramaAIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS ENGLISH
8.WSMR SAR HueyAIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS ENGLISH
9.HH-60G Pave HawkAIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS ENGLISH
10.Pilatus PC-6 PorterAIRCRAFT: PROPS ENGLISH
11.M40 HowitzerMOBILE ARTILLERY ENGLISH
12.Warrior!AFVS ENGLISH
13.M1064A3AFVS ENGLISH
14.M1A1HCTANKS ENGLISH
15.On PatrolURBAN ENGLISH
16.M60A2ARMOR/AFV ENGLISH
17.M2A2 OIFARMOR/AFV ENGLISH
18.M1 VariantsTANKS ENGLISH
19.Home-Made Boxes of SodaDIORAMAS ENGLISH
20.Building a Homemade Vacuum-Forming MachineTOOLS & SUPPLIES ENGLISH

My Reviews

1.T-55 Model 1963BY MINIART ENGLISH
2.Little Bird PilotsBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
3.IRENE! BY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
4.Vietnam F4 Phantom DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
5.Black Hawk and Apache SkisBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
6.MH/HH-60G DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
7.MIM-104F PATRIOT PAC-3BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
8.M60 PattonBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
9.LSSC EnginesBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
10.Dragon M48A1BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
11.M107 SP GunBY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
12.FMTV Update SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
13.Harley Davidson WLABY MINIART ENGLISH
14.MHU-12 Munitions Trailer BY VIDEOAVIATION.COM ENGLISH
15.Aussie M1A1 AIM ConversionBY ARMS CORPS MODELS ENGLISH
16.AMX-10 RCRBY TIGER MODEL ENGLISH
17.Panhard VBLBY TIGER MODEL ENGLISH
18.UH-34DBY GALLERY MODELS ENGLISH
19.M3A3 CFVBY OROCHI ENGLISH
20.M48A3 Sandbag ArmorBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
21.AH-1Z Viper DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
22.1/35 MH-60M Conversion SetBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
23.UH-60 Quick Mount FLIRBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
24.MH-60S Detail SetBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
25.AH-6M ConversionBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
26.GAZ-66 Light TruckBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
27.MRAP WheelsBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
28.IAF Bell 212BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
29.Winning of Hearts and MindsBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
30.Somewhere in the Middle EastBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
31.Citroen InstrumentsBY ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS ENGLISH
32.Jeep InstrumentsBY ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS ENGLISH
33.RG-31 Detailing Set BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
34.M151A1 Detailing SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
35.SPARK Mine Roller BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
36.UH-60 UES Special EditionBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
37.MaxxPro MRAPBY KINETIC MODEL KITS ENGLISH
38.UH-60 UESBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
39.Jungle PatrolBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
40.M260 and M261 2.75 FFAR PodsBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
41.UH-60M Update setBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
42.Paladin Stowage SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
43.MH-6M (MELB) ConversionBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
44.M109A2/A6 EngineBY REAL MODEL ENGLISH
45.1/35 H-60 Series TransmissionBY FAB RESIN WORKS ENGLISH
46.M151A2 Grenada 1983BY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
47.M151A1 Vietnam WarBY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
48.M48A3 Stowage setBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
49.Covered Mantlet and AN/VSS-1 BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
50.IDF Tank CrewBY MENG MODEL ENGLISH
51.Modern US InfantrymenBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
52.Modern US TankmenBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
53.Dragon M48A3 Mod B BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
54.M577A1 ConversionBY IRON DIVISION II ENGLISH
55.Mk 23 MTVRBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
56.LMTV Armored Cab Build ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
57.M1078 with Armored CabBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
58.M108 and M109 Track SetsBY RIICH MODELS ENGLISH
59.JGSDF Type 73 Light TruckBY FINE MOLDS ENGLISH
60.PSM S-250 Shelter ConversionBY PERFECT SCALE MODELLBAU ENGLISH
61.160th SOAR DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
62.Soviet Medium Truck KrAZ-214BBY RODEN ENGLISH
63.JGSDF Type 73 (Early) and PE BY FINE MOLDS ENGLISH
64.Crewcab pickup Toyota grille.BY MONSTER-MODEL ENGLISH
65.HH-60G GunmountBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
66.Guntruckin / Big Bad n TracksBY WOLFPAK DECALS ENGLISH
67.Vietnam Era M114A1 HowitzerBY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
68.1/48 UH-60 Blackhawk MedEvacBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
69.Werner's Wings UH-72A MedEvacBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
70.UH-60 Easy Egress WindowsBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
71.Engine Inlet Barrier FiltersBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
72.Wide LAV TiresBY E.T. MODEL ENGLISH
73.GAZ-69 2P26 BY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
74.USMC M1A1 TUSK SetBY VOYAGER MODEL ENGLISH
75.Abrams M256 Barrel SetBY VOYAGER MODEL ENGLISH
76.UH-60 Blackhawk DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
77.UH-60 MedEvac ConversionBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
78.AFV Plans 1914-1938BY STACKPOLE BOOKS ENGLISH
79.AFV Plans: Cold War AFVsBY STACKPOLE BOOKS ENGLISH
80.DShK Machinegun w/CrewBY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
81.M1078 LMTV PEBY E.T. MODEL ENGLISH
82.WWII Soviet Ammo SetsBY MINIART ENGLISH
83.T-34/76 Model 42 Special KitBY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
84.M1078 LMTV Replacement WheelsBY LIONROAR ENGLISH
85.M2A1 Howitzer BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
86.M1078 LMTV BY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
87.US Staff Sergeant Vietnam BY BRAVO-6 ENGLISH
88.Modern US AFV CrewBY ALPINE MINIATURES ENGLISH
89.La Jeep - The JeepBY HEIMDAL BOOKS _FRA
90.Australian M1A1 AIM ConversionBY MOUSE HOUSE ENTERPRISES ENGLISH
91.PT-76 Build ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
92.PT-76 ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
93.Centurion Barrel and MantletsBY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
94.IDF Six Day War FiguresBY HOBBY FAN ENGLISH
95.Sho't Kal 1973BY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
96.USMC LAV-RBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
97.Vietnam Airmobile Warfare TacticsBY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
98.New Vanguard Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank 1987-2006BY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
99.Modeling the Challenger 1 & 2 MBT and VariantsBY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
100.USMC BREBY OTHER VENDOR ENGLISH
101.1/72 Dragon 1+1 M998 HMMWVBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
102.Assault : Journal of Armored & Heliborne Warfare, Volume 13BY CONCORD PUBLICATIONS ENGLISH
103.1+1 M1045 TOW/M1045/46BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH

My Awards


ARTY UP JOB WELL DON: This award signifies this person completed the Arty Up Campaign
Guardian Angle: This ribbon signifies the user completed the Guardian Angle helicopter group build.