Monday, October 6, 2014

Heavy metal

Several months ago I bought a box of Plastic Solider Company Churchill tanks to complete the Infantry devision lists for my Spearhead 20mm British 1944 army. This week I finally got around to assembling and painting the two vehicles. They were an absolute joy to assemble. I love these rapid assembly kits - none of those old Airfix bogie wheels by the zillion.

I needed one standard Mk VII with 75mm gun, and one close support to complete the independent tank brigade per the SH lists, and the kits come with four weapon options: 75mm, 6pdr, 95mm CS and Petard spigot  mortar.

I really wanted to assemble one with the spigot mortar, but didn't need one... maybe another time.





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