Next off the production line...

Yet another Vickers from between the World Wars (did anybody else in Britain make any tanks at all?). This is their Light Tank Mk.IIa.

The Brits were led into a completely false sense of the usefulness of these little vehicles by using them to police their empire, against people without the ability to shoot back on anything like equal terms. By the time WWII rolled around, there were thousands of this thing's descendents in service, and as soon as they went up against other armour — even light armour — they (and more importantly, their crews) were slaughtered.

It's up on Shapeways at http://shpws.me/LP94 in 15mm (1:100) scale, starting at about nine bucks.

And now the 28mm version is there as well, at http://shpws.me/LPfp. It's more expensive, starting at about nineteen dollars.

Mount Anthracite – finished (probably)

Photos may be clicked upon to embiggenate. Now I've finished flocking Mount Anthracite, and photographed it out in my rather overgro...