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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.M109A7 Paladin HowitzerBY PANDA HOBBY ENGLISH
2.T-55 Model 1963BY MINIART ENGLISH
3.Little Bird PilotsBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
4.IRENE! BY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
5.Vietnam F4 Phantom DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
6.Black Hawk and Apache SkisBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
7.MH/HH-60G DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
8.MIM-104F PATRIOT PAC-3BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
9.M60 PattonBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
10.LSSC EnginesBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
11.Dragon M48A1BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
12.M107 SP GunBY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
13.FMTV Update SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
14.Harley Davidson WLABY MINIART ENGLISH
15.MHU-12 Munitions Trailer BY VIDEOAVIATION.COM ENGLISH
16.Aussie M1A1 AIM ConversionBY ARMS CORPS MODELS ENGLISH
17.AMX-10 RCRBY TIGER MODEL ENGLISH
18.Panhard VBLBY TIGER MODEL ENGLISH
19.UH-34DBY GALLERY MODELS ENGLISH
20.M3A3 CFVBY OROCHI ENGLISH
21.M48A3 Sandbag ArmorBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
22.AH-1Z Viper DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
23.1/35 MH-60M Conversion SetBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
24.UH-60 Quick Mount FLIRBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
25.MH-60S Detail SetBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
26.AH-6M ConversionBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
27.GAZ-66 Light TruckBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
28.MRAP WheelsBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
29.IAF Bell 212BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
30.Winning of Hearts and MindsBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
31.Somewhere in the Middle EastBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
32.Citroen InstrumentsBY ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS ENGLISH
33.Jeep InstrumentsBY ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS ENGLISH
34.RG-31 Detailing Set BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
35.M151A1 Detailing SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
36.SPARK Mine Roller BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
37.UH-60 UES Special EditionBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
38.MaxxPro MRAPBY KINETIC MODEL KITS ENGLISH
39.UH-60 UESBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
40.Jungle PatrolBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
41.M260 and M261 2.75 FFAR PodsBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
42.UH-60M Update setBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
43.Paladin Stowage SetBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
44.MH-6M (MELB) ConversionBY BLACK OPS MODELS ENGLISH
45.M109A2/A6 EngineBY REAL MODEL ENGLISH
46.1/35 H-60 Series TransmissionBY FAB RESIN WORKS ENGLISH
47.M151A2 Grenada 1983BY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
48.M151A1 Vietnam WarBY TAMIYA, INC. ENGLISH
49.M48A3 Stowage setBY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
50.Covered Mantlet and AN/VSS-1 BY LEGEND PRODUCTIONS ENGLISH
51.IDF Tank CrewBY MENG MODEL ENGLISH
52.Modern US InfantrymenBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
53.Modern US TankmenBY MASTER BOX LTD. ENGLISH
54.Dragon M48A3 Mod B BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
55.M577A1 ConversionBY IRON DIVISION II ENGLISH
56.Mk 23 MTVRBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
57.LMTV Armored Cab Build ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
58.M1078 with Armored CabBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
59.M108 and M109 Track SetsBY RIICH MODELS ENGLISH
60.JGSDF Type 73 Light TruckBY FINE MOLDS ENGLISH
61.PSM S-250 Shelter ConversionBY PERFECT SCALE MODELLBAU ENGLISH
62.160th SOAR DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
63.Soviet Medium Truck KrAZ-214BBY RODEN ENGLISH
64.JGSDF Type 73 (Early) and PE BY FINE MOLDS ENGLISH
65.Crewcab pickup Toyota grille.BY MONSTER-MODEL ENGLISH
66.HH-60G GunmountBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
67.Guntruckin / Big Bad n TracksBY WOLFPAK DECALS ENGLISH
68.Vietnam Era M114A1 HowitzerBY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
69.1/48 UH-60 Blackhawk MedEvacBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
70.Werner's Wings UH-72A MedEvacBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
71.UH-60 Easy Egress WindowsBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
72.Engine Inlet Barrier FiltersBY COBRA COMPANY ENGLISH
73.Wide LAV TiresBY E.T. MODEL ENGLISH
74.GAZ-69 2P26 BY BRONCO MODELS ENGLISH
75.USMC M1A1 TUSK SetBY VOYAGER MODEL ENGLISH
76.Abrams M256 Barrel SetBY VOYAGER MODEL ENGLISH
77.UH-60 Blackhawk DecalsBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
78.UH-60 MedEvac ConversionBY WERNER'S WINGS ENGLISH
79.AFV Plans 1914-1938BY STACKPOLE BOOKS ENGLISH
80.AFV Plans: Cold War AFVsBY STACKPOLE BOOKS ENGLISH
81.DShK Machinegun w/CrewBY ZVEZDA ENGLISH
82.M1078 LMTV PEBY E.T. MODEL ENGLISH
83.WWII Soviet Ammo SetsBY MINIART ENGLISH
84.T-34/76 Model 42 Special KitBY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
85.M1078 LMTV Replacement WheelsBY LIONROAR ENGLISH
86.M2A1 Howitzer BY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
87.M1078 LMTV BY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
88.US Staff Sergeant Vietnam BY BRAVO-6 ENGLISH
89.Modern US AFV CrewBY ALPINE MINIATURES ENGLISH
90.La Jeep - The JeepBY HEIMDAL BOOKS _FRA
91.Australian M1A1 AIM ConversionBY MOUSE HOUSE ENTERPRISES ENGLISH
92.PT-76 Build ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
93.PT-76 ReviewBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
94.Centurion Barrel and MantletsBY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
95.IDF Six Day War FiguresBY HOBBY FAN ENGLISH
96.Sho't Kal 1973BY AFV CLUB ENGLISH
97.USMC LAV-RBY TRUMPETER ENGLISH
98.Vietnam Airmobile Warfare TacticsBY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
99.New Vanguard Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank 1987-2006BY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
100.Modeling the Challenger 1 & 2 MBT and VariantsBY OSPREY PUBLISHING ENGLISH
101.USMC BREBY OTHER VENDOR ENGLISH
102.1/72 Dragon 1+1 M998 HMMWVBY DRAGON MODELS ENGLISH
103.Assault : Journal of Armored & Heliborne Warfare, Volume 13BY CONCORD PUBLICATIONS ENGLISH
104.1+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.