backgroundimage
Online Store
How To Guides
Submit Content
Meet the Team
  • Vallejo Waffen SS Camouflage Set Ref: 70180
  • Vallejo Black & White Ref: 70.151
  • The Broad Fourteens
  • Vallejo Surface Primers
  • Make Your Own Stowage
  • Hornet Heads
  • Scale War Machines Apparel - Apron
  • Sherman DD
  • Follow:

    Twitter LogoGoogle Plus LogoFacebook LogoYou Tube Logo
  • Advertise with Scale War Machines

Find Something:

Search Scale War Machines

Latest Articles

  • Italeri M3A1 Scout Car 1:35th Ref 231
    Before the arrival of Hobbyboss' 1:35th M3 Scout Car, the Italeri model (Ref: 231) & its derivatives were the only option.
  • M1897 75mm Gun
    The M1897 was a French gun used in US service. A World War One veteran, it was pressed back into use decades later.
  • Long Tom Upgrade Set
    The one drawback with many plastic kits are the tyres. Luckily, there’s a host of aftermarket resin upgrade options...
  • Wheel Upgrade Sets From Hussar Productions
    Hussar Productions out of Canada make some excellent upgrade wheel sets for a variety of 1:35th scale models.
  • Sherman M4A1 Ex-DD
    As featured in our Premium Video but this time in article form, an old unloved M4A1 model kit is converted to make a former swimming tank.
  • Tamiya Cromwell 1:35th Ref 35221
    Finding a good balance between an easy build & a great result is hard, but when done well, everyone wins.
  • Painting Leather How To Guide
    Here’s an easy way to paint leather on your model figures using Vallejo acrylics – illustrated on our French Tanker figure.
  • M24 Chaffee Walkaround
    The M24 light tank, known by the British as the Chaffee, hit the battlefield in late 1944.
  • Tamiya Krupp Protze Ref. 35104
    Prior to World War Two, the Germans equipped their growing armed forces with increasing numbers of all-terrain vehicles

Featured Video

Latest videos

THE BROAD FOURTEENS - PREMIUM FILM

The Broad Fourteens

The title of this film, "The Broad Fourteens", is the name given to an area of the North Sea off the Dutch coast.

This British World War Two propaganda film is a classic of the genre. For naval buffs it’s a must-see.

Premium Collector's Video

M2/M3 HALFTRACK - PREMIUM FILM

M2/M3 Halftrack Premium Film
The ubiquitous U.S. White Halftrack is a favourite with modellers & vehicle collectors alike.

Transferred from an original high-res master, this film has been cleaned-up & packaged ready for your enjoyment.

Premium Collector's Video

DAIMLER ARMOURED CAR - PREMIUM FILM

Daimler Armoured Car
The Daimler was a sleek & elegant design of armoured car that first appeared in the North African desert.

The Daimler was designed for scout & recce duties but was effectively also a small wheeled tank.

Premium Collector's Video

MAKE YOUR OWN STOWAGE - PREMIUM VIDEO

We show you all you need to know to make life-like stowage for your tanks & AFVs.

This handy premium tutorial - available to download now - offers you collectible HD modelling goodness!

Premium How To Guide

DRYBRUSHING MINI GUIDE

Drybrushing
Model making is all about fads & fashions – drybrushing was once all the rage. So here’s a quick guide to this technique.

What better way than a video to explain how drybrushing works? It’s really pretty simple anyway & this technique is within the capabilities of any modeller. So give it a go.

Free Video Content

MR. SURFACER FOR TANKS

Mr Surfacer
Mr. Who? Mr. Surfacer is who! Modellers who haven’t yet made his acquaintance better form a queue.

When it comes to giving your scale model a realistic surface texture, you can do a lot worse than giving it a coat of Mr. Surfacer.

Free Video Content

SHERMAN M4A1 EX DUPLEX DRIVE - PREMIUM VIDEO

Sherman DD

We breathe new life into an old unloved M4A1 model kit to make a former swimming tank - we strip it back & start again.

This premium download video offers you 40 minutes of HD modelling & military history goodness! A full rebuild shows how we convert an old model kit to give it a 2nd lease of life.

Buy Now

User login

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

Advertisement

Osprey Publishing

LATEST PREMIUM VIDEOS

  • The V-1 was a deceptively simple flying bomb or as described in this film, “an aerial torpedo”. It was sent across the channel in large numbers to bombard London.

    V1 - Recognition Film
  • During the summer of 1944, London endured a second “Blitz” at the hands of the V-1, or “Doodlebug”, flying bomb.

    V1 - Public Information Film
  • This U.S. Marines technical film is an exhausive training guide about operating the compact 75mm Pack Howitzer.

    75mm Pack Howitzer Premium Technical Film

Other Videos

  • Kicking off our new series of video reviews & unboxings is Vallejo's "IJA Colors Early/Late 1937-1945” (Ref: 71.160).
    Vallejo IJA Colors Early/Late 1937-1945
  • For modellers there's a whole host of accessories on the market. What if you need more than just a one-off?
    Casting For Models
  • In this step-by-step mini-guide we look at a useful weathering product from Vallejo – their water-based Chipping Medium.
     Vallejo Chipping Medium
  • Creating a desert scene offers an easy first foray into diorama building, here's a product to get your groundwork started.
    Vallejo Desert Sand

Basecol

Twitter Logo You Tube Logo
Feedback