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New Reviews

Aug 26Trumpeter - 1/35 Soviet S-51 Self-Propelled Gun
Aug 24Ampersand Publishing - Military Miniatures in Review #61
Aug 22Tankograd - YAK: The Yak Armoured Multipurpose Vehicle in Modern German Army Service
Aug 22Ampersand Publishing - Allied Axis Issue 31
Aug 21Tankograd - M60A2, M60A3 and AVLB in Service with the US Army, American Special # 3022
Aug 19Master Box - 1/35 German Tankmen, WWII era
Aug 19Tamiya - 1/35 British Paratroopers w/Small Motorcycle
Aug 17Ammo by Mig - Pigments Set #2
Aug 17Dragon - 1/35 German Infantry Bivouac
Aug 17Dragon - 1/35 Sd.kfz.167 Stug. IV Last Production - Smart Kit
Aug 13Tankograd - M60, M60A1 and M728
Aug 13Tankograd Publishing - Militar Fahrzug 2/2014
Aug 13Value Gear Details: 1/35 Sandbag Fronts for M4A3 Sherman (2 Pack)
Aug 10Ammo by Mig - Assorted Pigments Set #1
Aug 9Panzerwrecks 16 : Bulge
Aug 8Dragon - 1/72 Churchill Mk.III Dieppe 1942
Aug 8Value Gear - 1/72 German Fuel Drums
Aug 7Dragon - 1/35 Pz. Kpfz III Ausf. L Late Production w/Winterketten
Aug 4AFV Club - 1/35 British Ordance QF 6 Pounder Airbourne Anti-Tank Gun MK IV on Carriage MK III
Aug 4 RB Models - 1/35 AUF1 155mm L/39 Barrel

Current Discussions

Aug 27Armorcon 2014 t-shirts and gear now available!!
Aug 27Model Liquidation
Aug 26Tamiya M1 Sherman Tracks needed
Aug 22NJHMA Expo, 7 SEP 2014, Wayne, NJ
Aug 22Re: Very nice WESPE 1/48 Sd Kfz 9 w/ flak 88 review, Bill Herd!
Aug 20Re: Looking for an old FSM article regarding a M60 Conversion
Aug 20Re: Looking for an old FSM article regarding a M60 Conversion
Aug 19Very nice WESPE 1/48 Sd Kfz 9 w/ flak 88 review, Bill Herd!
Aug 19Re: Looking for an old FSM article regarding a M60 Conversion
Aug 19Looking for an old FSM article regarding a M60 Conversion
Aug 19Re: 2014 IPMS/USA Nationals Gallery and Winners
Aug 17Re: New AMPS Midwest Chapter - Toledo AMPS NCO Club
Aug 17Decalcomaniacs DM-053 "Brazilian Shermans" decals available
Aug 17AMPS Masters Listing Posted on the Website
Aug 16Re: Recent continuing Goat
Aug 16Re: New AMPS Midwest Chapter - Toledo AMPS NCO Club
Aug 15Recent continuing Goat
Aug 15Re: AFV Club Churchill Mk III
Aug 15Re: AMPS Club postings
Aug 15Tank production article
Selected Reviews from our AMPS Review Crew (click picture to see the review)
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The Armor Modeling and Preservation Society was created to associate interested individuals and organizations in both sharing an interest in the history of armored vehicles and in cultivating interest in armored vehicles and related subjects via the hobby of modeling... more

Attention AMPS Members!

We have big news regarding Boresight Subscriptions and Recruiting Incentives.

Boresight Subscriptions

Effective immediately we are offering reduced rates for extended Boresight subscriptions and Memberships. If you renew for 2 years your price is reduced by $5.00 and if you renew for 3 years the price is reduced by$10.00. The new pricing structure is shown below:


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Effective immediately: Any currently active AMPS Member who recruits a new member will receive a four month extension to their membership, which equates to two issues of Boresight Magazine. A new member is defined as someone who has never been a member of AMPS or someone whose AMPS membership lapsed at least 3 years prior to renewing (subject to verification by the Membership Coordinator). In order to receive this benefit the new/joining member must enter the name of the person who recruited/referred them in the “Instructions to Merchant” section for all PayPal transactions or simply add a note in the payment envelope for all snail mail (check/MO)payments. 

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A number of vendors are now offering discounts for current paid members of AMPS. To view the list of vendors and their discounts, click here.

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Upcoming Shows

AMPS All American 2014

Fayetteville, North Carolina

August 30

Model subject to theme award include any land mine removal or clearing device or vehicle specifically designed, used, or modified to clear a lane through a minefield. Any time period is eligible. Obscure subject should have documentation presented with it. Our contest will cover all interests and span all genres of armor past, present, and future.

AMPS All America Website

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Capital City AMPS 2014

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

September 6

Theme: Battles of '44

Capital City AMPS Website

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Danbury, CT USA

September 26, 27

Theme: Tiny Tracks - Light Tanks and Tankettes

Northeast Military Modelers Association (NMMA) Website

Download ARMORCON 2014 Flyer

AMPS 2015

Auburn, IN USA

April 30, May 1, 2

Theme: First In Line

Armor Modeling and Preservation Society Website

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