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  International Convention   View Details

AMPS 2020 International Convention

Next year's show will be in Camp Hill, PA, across the river from Harrisburg, in the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, on May 7-9, 2020.  The show theme for next year is Last Battles. You can view the theme definition by clicking here.

You can book your hotel room at the special AMPS rate of US$119 per night.  Just click on this link and enter AMP in the discount code box.


The AMPS 2019 show is finished.  Thanks to everyone who helped put the show on, including all the judges and volunteers. You all conributed to making another great AMPS show.

Photos of the 2019 entries, including all show award winners, are now posted here :  

Time Left to Finish Your Models:


Thanks for all of the help at the Show in Buffalo!

Now enjoy yourselves this summer with any local and regional shows you may be attending, but do try to stay at least a bit active at your work benches, as the fall and winter shows will be upon us before you know it! 

The 2020 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania show with it’s theme of Last Battles will be here quicker than we think, so get those award winners out of their kit boxes and onto your benches!

Enjoy your summer!

AMPS E Board

  Boresight View Issues


Volume 25, Issue 3,

  • IJA Type94 Tankette by Bob Bethea : A big scale model of a little tank
  • Yugoslav M-84 by Marco Antonio Gomez : Building an M-84 the hard way
  • The Overloon (Netherlands) War Museum by Chuck Aleshire : A revisit to The Overloon Museum
  • Israeli Improvised Armoured Vehicles & Jeeps (1947-49) by John Myszka : Book review by Fernando Sanchez
  • Amusing Hobby 1/35th FlaK40 by Steven Andreano : Build review
  • Know Your Officer by Editor : Find out more about your AMPS officers
  • Local Chapter News & Upcoming Shows by Editor : What's going on in the AMPS community

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  The AMPS Store

The AMPS Store

Visit the official AMPS Gear web page, where you can buy AMPS branded apparel. Wear some AMPS spirit!

Please note. At this time, the AMPS Store can only ship within North America.

  Reviews View Reviews

PeKo Publishing- German Self-Propelled Guns on the Battlefield
Posted on June 30, 2019 by  Chris Lloyd-Staples

Tankograd- HEMTT Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck - Part 2
Posted on June 29, 2019 by  Mike Petty

Tankograd- HEMTT Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck - Part 1
Posted on June 29, 2019 by  Mike Petty

Pen and Sword, Images of War, M36/M36B1 Tank Destroyer
Posted on June 27, 2019 by  Chuck Aleshire

AFV Club 155MM M-109 Doher
Posted on June 24, 2019 by  Brian Messier

Pen and Sword, Images of War, M-65 Atomic Cannon
Posted on June 20, 2019 by  Chuck Aleshire

Casemate- Les Artilleries Francaises
Posted on June 20, 2019 by  John Ratzenberger

Tamiya- British Tank Destroyer M-10IIc Achilles
Posted on June 17, 2019 by  Henry Milton

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