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AMPS International Convention WW2 Victory Museum, Auburn IN
Apr 30-02, 2015
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New Reviews

Aug 2Ding Hao Hobby - Bussing Nag L4500S w/ MG151 20mm Anti-Aircraft Guns
Aug 1Ammo - A.Mig 7105 Tires & Tracks Acrylic colors
Jul 28MasterClub T-26 track links
Jul 27Master Box - 1/35 Somewhere in the Middle East. Present Day
Jul 27Tamiya - 1/48 German Motorcycle and Sidecar
Jul 27Dragon - 1/35 Sd.Kfz.234/3 mit 7.5cm kwk Premium
Jul 24Ampersand – The D7 Tractor, A Visual History of the D7 Tractor in US Army Service 1941-1953
Jul 23Military Modelcraft International: Volume 18, Number 9
Jul 21Peko Publishing - Panther on the Battlefield
Jul 20Wespe Models - 1/48 SdKfz. 9 / Flak 88mm / Selbstfahrlafette
Jul 20Tiger Werke - 1/35 M3 Lee with Turret Desert Scenery(plus 2 US Tankers by Wee Friends)
Jul 18Value Gear - 1/35 GermanTruck Load Set #2
Jul 15Master Box - 1/72 MK1 "Female" British Tank-Special Modification for the Gaza Strip
Jul 14ICM - 1/35 L1500S LLG Fire Truck with German Firemen via MMD Squadron
Jul 12RB Model - 8.8cm L/71 Flak 41 Gun Barrel
Jul 11Leopard Workshop - Leopard 1 Mantlet Plugs
Jul 9AFV Club - 1/35 IDF Sho't Kal Gimel 1982
Jul 8ICM - 1/35 German Ambulance Truck - Opel / Typ 2, 5-32 with Shelter
Jul 8Ammo - 089 Matt Varnish, 090 Satin Varnish, and 091 Glossy Varnish
Jul 5Dragon - 1/35 "Chow Time" German Anti-Tank Crew w/ 3.7cm Pak 36/37

Current Discussions

Aug 12015 AMPS International Show Info - UPDATE
Jul 30Re: Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 29Re: Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 28Re: Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 28Re: Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 28Re: Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 28Tacky vallejo paint job
Jul 27Armorcon 2014 Update
Jul 26Re: 1/72 CCKW
Jul 26Re: 1/72 CCKW
Jul 26Re: AFV Club Churchill Mk III
Jul 261/72 CCKW
Jul 26Re: Armorcon 2014 Award Support
Jul 26Re: Attention: Mike Del Veccnio
Jul 25Attention: Mike Del Veccnio
Jul 25Re: Messy workbench? Top THIS ( images )
Jul 25Re: Fine Molds IJA Type 89
Jul 23Re: Armorcon 2014 Award Support
Jul 23Modelpalooza - Sept. 19, 20,21
Jul 22Re: Armorcon Vendor???
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. 

Easy right? So get yourself some free Boresight issues and help the Club grow. Make sure the person you refer provides your name in order to receive the benefit!

Vendor Discounts for AMPS Members

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When checking out, enter coupon code on the top of the payment page and make sure you click on the apply button.

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.

These discounts are for paid members only. If you would like to become a paid members of AMPS, click here for more information. If you want to check your membership status, log in to the site (if you don't have a username and password, click here), and click here to go to the member information page.

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

Download AMPS 2015 Flyer

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