AMPS is all about armor modeling and the preservation of armor and mechanized heritage.

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AMPS 2022 International Show
Thursday, April 7, 2022 to Saturday, April 9, 2022
Marriott at City Center, Newport News, VA

You Can Reserve Your Hotel Room for 2022 Now!

The Marriott City Center in Newport News, VA has cancelled all the 2021 reservations scheduled for this April. Reservations are open now can be made for the rescheduled show on April 7 to 9, 2022.

You can call the Marriott reservation system at 866-329-1758 and ask for the AMPS International group block, or you can also click the link below to go directly to the Marriott hotel registration site:

Click here to reserve your room online

AMPS 2021 is Rescheduled to April 7-9 2022

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AMPS 2021 South Bend Super Regional Joint Show
with the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) 
12-14 August 2021 at the Century Convention Center, South Bend, Indiana.
It’s all the fun and features of our traditional AMPS shows, plus as this is a joint show with the MVPA you’ll also have access to all MVPA show areas and activities. See hundreds of 1/1 scale vehicles and all of the real-world scale associated vendors in addition to all the AMPS scale model goodness that you’re used to seeing at our shows! The entire 100,000 square foot convention center (and acres of vehicle parking next to the convention center) is reserved for this huge joint show. 

  Boresight View Issues


Volume 29, Issue 2,

  • Barbarossa Casualty by Brian Mikulencek, Henry Nunez, Bob Bethea : A ready-built diorama by three modeling buddies
  • AMPS 2021 Rescheduled by Ashley Abernathy : AMPS 2021 is rescheduled to April 7-9, 2022
  • Steve Andreano Built A Truck! by Steve Andreano : Building a Tamiya classic
  • Ancient Tank Modeling by Dave Hansen : Or tank modeling by ancients?
  • Introduction to 3D Printing for Scale Model Makers (Part 2) by Mike Roof : The future of scale modeling is here now
  • A Genie for Tamiya Square Bottles by Eric Choy : A "no-spill" product review
  • 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

Hobby Boss-- USAF XM706E2
Posted on April 18, 2021 by  Paul Roberts

Takom M60A3 with M9 Bulldozer
Posted on April 17, 2021 by  Joseph McDaniel

ICM- Sd.Kfz. 247 Ausf. B WWII German Armoured Command Vehicle
Posted on April 16, 2021 by  Michael Reeves

Pen & Sword- Stalin´s Armour 1941-1945
Posted on April 12, 2021 by  Michael Reeves

ICM- Studebaker US6 with WWII Soviet Drivers
Posted on April 11, 2021 by  Merrick "Mac" Johnston

Takom Wiesel A1 TOW
Posted on April 8, 2021 by  Ron Hoague

ICM- Sd.Kfz. 247 Ausf. B
Posted on April 8, 2021 by  Michael Reeves

ICM- Model T RNAS Armoured Car with British Tank Crew
Posted on April 7, 2021 by  Ben Brandes

Takom- Panther Ausf. G Early Production w/Zimmerit
Posted on April 6, 2021 by  Steve Santucci

Takom – 1/72 German Battleship Bismarck Turret B – Full Build
Posted on April 5, 2021 by  James Wechsler

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