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New Reviews

Sep 2Trumpeter - 1/35 T-64BV MOD 1985
Aug 31Ampersand Publishing - Allied-Axis Photo Journal #30
Aug 31Military Machines International V 14 N 1 June 2014
Aug 31Ampersand – The Big Macks, A Visual History of the Mack Wheeled Prime Movers in US Army Service 1940
Aug 31Eureka XXL - British Towing Cables MK.IV
Aug 31Osprey Publishing - French Tanks of WWII (2)
Aug 31Military Modelcraft international V 18 N 8 June 2014
Aug 30Military Machines International July 2014
Aug 29Ammo - The Weathering Magazine - Snow & Ice - Issue 7
Aug 29Military Modelcraft International - August 2014 Volume 18 Number 10
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 20Tankograd - US WWII M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (75mm & 105mm)
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

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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

Download AMPS All American 2014 Flyer

Capital City AMPS 2014

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

September 6

Theme: Battles of '44

Capital City AMPS Website

Download Capital City AMPS 2014 Flyer


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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