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Hover Tanks for LSNC: SciFi

| May 5, 2017

I’m not sure I think that hovering tanks are very practical on a futuristic battlefield.  The cannot climb well, they are loud, they blow up a lot of dust and debris, and they are expensive.  The LCAC is useful for its purpose, but I am just not convinced of a general land battle use case. [...]

Added Some Weathering to 1:48 Scale Tanks

| May 5, 2017

I tried something new this week.  I used some withering powders for model railroads to dirty up my 1:48 scale French tanks a bit.  I didn’t want to go crazy with the weathering effects, but I wanted to get some dirtiness to the undersides of the vehicles and the tracks.  When you compare these to [...]