Sunday, 9 October 2016

Bolshevik Tank and Field Gun Finished

I finished the HLBS Schneider CA1 tank today, with some decals and weathering to make it fit in with the other vehicles in the Bolshevik armoured vehicle collection. I'm quite pleased with the overall result, even though it is on the basic side and doesn't have any funky interwar camouflage. I also banged out the Putilov field gun to replace the original one that looked a bit rubbish. It's also a really simple paint job but good enough for me.
I now have a handful of Cheka figures to finish off before I switch back to the Congo forest tribe units, as well as the 1/600 scale stuff for the Iskanderanian project. In the long run, I have my eye on some Bolshevik cavalry as I don't have any in my army which is a bit of an oversight and really should be sorted out. I have the figures, it's just a question of squeezing them in to the schedule at some point once the Back of Beyond campaign is well underway.


  1. Lovely job on that tank


  2. Thanks chaps,

    It's a super little model and scales out really well. I'm on a bit of a roll, so may get some more armoured cars too!

  3. 'more armoured cars' - how many units are you going to have?!?

  4. It's more of a smorgasbord of armour options than a full on blow out. :0)

  5. Very nice- I hope that the increase in MGs swings battles in your favour.



  6. Rather nice, those. I'm looking forward to your campaign reports.

  7. Thanks. I'm sure it will blow up as soon as I put it on the table!



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