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Research data for modeling Canada's W.W.II Sexton self-propelled gun.
FINESCALE MODELER May 1990 (v.8#4) pg. 34

Scratchbuilding a Civil War 8" siege mortar in 1/24 scale.
FINESCALE MODELER Sep 1990 (v.8#6) pg. 24

Modeling the Panzerjager 38(t) self-propelled gun (circa 1941). This WW-II German artillery piece consisted of the obsolete PzKpfw 38(t) main battle tank converted to a mobile gun platform for the Soviet-designed FK296 7.62 cm 1936 field gun. The model consists of an Italeri's Marder III conversion.
FINESCALE MODELER Jan 1992 (v.10#1) pg. 70

Research data on the SU-76M (Samakhodnaya Ustanovka 76M), a Soviet World War II self-propelled gun. This piece was formed by combining the ZiS-3 76.2 mm divisional gun with the engine, transmission and other components of the T-70 light tank. Includes detailed drawings in 1/35 scale.
FINESCALE MODELER Jan 1992 (v.10#1) pg. 80
Correction FINESCALE MODELER Mar 1992 (v.10#3) pg. 78

Scratchbuilding a Hispano-Suiza 20/3 mm M55 A2 triple-barreled antiaircraft and infantry gun.
FINESCALE MODELER Sep 1993 (v.11#6) pg. 58

Scratchbuilt siege mortar. 1/35-scale model of the World War II self-propelled Gerat 040 Karl Morser.
FINESCALE MODELER Feb 1994 (v.12#2) pg. 50

Research data for the U.S. Army T34 "calliope", a rocket launcher mounted on a Sherman tank.
FINESCALE MODELER Mar 1994 (v.12#3) pg. 36

Building an M12 in 1/35 scale. Converting Tamiya's Sherman to a self-propelled 155mm gun. Features a scratchbuilt gun, gun mount and hydraulic spade.
FINESCALE MODELER Nov 1994 (v.12#7) pg. 34

Building a U.S. M1905 field piece (gun) by converting Encore Model's Palmer 75mm WWI artillery piece kit.
FINESCALE MODELER Sep 1995 (v.13#7) pg. 48

Kitbashing a Katyusha. Modeling the Soviet multiple-rocket launcher on a 2.5-ton Studebaker 6x6 truck (circa 1941).
FINESCALE MODELER Nov 1996 (v.14#9) pg. 38

Converting Italeri's M109E4 self-propelled howitzer 1/35 scale plastic model into the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) M109AL version.
FINESCALE MODELER Feb 1997 (v.15#2) pg. 38

SdKfz 251/22. Combining two kits to make a 1/35 scale plastic model of a 1944 German half-track equipped with a 75mm/L24 howitzer.
FINESCALE MODELER Apr 1997 (v.15#4) pg. 38

Building an M41 Gorilla howitzer. Combining two Italeri kits with a scratchbuilt hull to form a 1/35 scale plastic model of a little-known U.S. self-propelled 155mm howitzer. Includes hull templates.
FINESCALE MODELER Dec 1997 (v.15#10) pg. 32

Research data on the Semovente M.41M da 90/53, a World War II Italian 90mm self-propelled antitank gun. Includes detailed drawings in 1/35 scale.
FINESCALE MODELER Feb 1998 (v.16#2) pg. 36

Building your first white-metal artillery kit. Tips on assembling the German 8.8 cm. Raketenwefer 43 towed super-bazooka (Puppchin).
FINESCALE MODELER Mar 1998 (v.16#3) pg. 94

Building an Israeli M109A3 self-propelled gun. Detailing and updating Italeri's 1/35 scale kit.
FINESCALE MODELER Nov 1998 (v.16#9) pg. 38

Soviet equipment colors and markings. A primer on military color schemes and marking for tactical vehicles. Marking positions are shown for three tanks (T-55, T-62M and T-64A), three APCs (BTR-60PB, BMP-1 and BMD-1), and three self-propelled artillary (2S1, 2S3, ACRV-2).
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Aug 1988 (v.1#1) pg. 34

The 4.5" gun M1. An easy conversion of the 1/35th scale Testor/Italeri 155-mm howitzer kit adds this little-known gun to your WWII collection.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.7#4) pg. 20

Assembly tips for the Precision Models kit of the 15cm S.F.H. 18 Schwere Feldhaubitze, a World War II German heavy artillery piece.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.8#4) pg. 47

The Matterhorn (World War II German heavy artillery gun). Assembling the 1/35 scale kit from Precision Models. A related article show detailed photos of a real 21-cm Morser 18 which is a companion piece to the 17-cm Kanone 18 in Morser Lafette featured by the kit.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.9#1) pg. 16, 21

Modeling the "Beast", a U.S. Army M55 8" self-propelled howitzer. Detailing out the Renwal kit (circa 1958).
IPMS/USA JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.10#2) pg. 28

Building Flagship Models 1/35 scale Close-In Weapon System.
IPMS/USA JOURNAL May-Jun 1999 (v.11#4) pg. 25

H.M.S. Warrior. Casting the replicas of the 40 pound Armstrong RBL gun. Step-by-step photos show how to make the mold and cast the barrel from low-melt metal.
MODEL BOATS #473 Jul 1990 (v.40) pg. 22

HMS Myrmidon (circa 1781-1811). Part 7. Manufacture of guns, carronades, swivel guns, and anchors.
MODEL BOATS #500 Oct 1992 (v.42) pg. 52

Period Pieces. Adding rope and chain tackle to the cannons on model warships.
MODEL BOATS #505 Mar 1993 (v.43) pg. 43

Replica of a Civil War cannon is modeled in wood. The spoked wheels are rimmed with metal shim stock.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #69 Nov 1992 (v.12#3) pg. 62

Seacoast cannon. A scale model of a 32-pounder Casement Cannon on a front pintle casement carriage (circa 1839).
PROJECTS IN METAL Dec 1988 (v.1#6) pg. 4

Simple friction drive method for holding small turning blanks. Use of the device is illustrated on an assortment of small item. (1) Light pulls. (2) Gun barrel for a model naval cannon. (3) Tool handles. (4) Chess pieces. (5) Chimney pot for a model house.
WOODTURNING #48 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 21