PanzerJäger 1 conversion

 Here's my conversion of the Minairons 1:100 (15mm) Panzer 1A into a PanzerJäger 1 47mm SPAT. The whole superstructure is a single 3d-printed unit; all I had to do was cut through the existing upper hull to create a cavity, a simple task as the Minairons plastic is quite soft.

There's no crew as yet. I have some Peter Pig German artillerymen on the way, which I hope will do the job.

The fighting compartment and gun conversion piece is available for sale at





I've created a sprue of three of this model and uploaded it to Shapeways.

It can be bought at for only a little more than the cost of a single piece, since most of the cost of most prints (in the sizes I'm working in) consists mostly of Shapeways' handling fees rather than the print resin itself.

Hills — the search for perfection continues

I've started another couple of hills, with the lessons of the first lot in mind. In the foreground is a long (about 800–900mm) rocky...