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IPMS Nationals, Telford. Time for Pre-orders!

Friday, October 12th, 2018 by Robert Tearle

Pre-orders are to be made by email or telephone to Accurate Armour by 4:00pm on Friday the 26th October. Payment can be requested via pay-by-link or PayPal or you can pay in person on collection at the IPMS, Telford International Centre on the 10th and 11th of November 2018.

email: [email protected]

phone: 01475 743955 8:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays

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We now accept PayPal Payments!

Friday, October 12th, 2018 by Robert Tearle

Newly added to our WorldPay payment portal is the ability to pay using PayPal. All the usual credit/debit card options are still there.

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New this week!

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 by Robert Tearle
A192 Laycorn Logistics Boxes
Possibly more commonly known as ‘Thomas Bins’ these handy boxes get attached to the outside of armoured vehicles as additional stowage space or stacked in GS Trucks.
This digitally designed and produced set in resin and photo etched brass contains 3 boxes with multi position shelves and door and benefit form the digital renders to provide high quality instructions.
Also new, A193 Methyl Bromide Fire extinguishers, produced in the same way and expertly cast to provide a high quality item for your WWII/Post War British AFV.
For this and other recent releases go to:

https://accurate-armour.com/ne…

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New this week- Valentine sets!

Friday, June 8th, 2018 by Robert Tearle

A191 (and A191K with the Tamiya donor kit included).

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This includes some missing fittings and details not included in the Tamiya kit plus an Aluminum turned Gun Barrel and decals to cover service in North Africa.

C095 (and C095K with the Tamiya donor kit included).

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This includes the MkIII ‘3 man’ Turret, some missing fittings and details not included in the Tamiya kit plus an Aluminum turned Gun Barrel and decals to cover service in North Africa.

For these and other recent releases see-

https://accurate-armour.com/ne…

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New this week!

Friday, May 11th, 2018 by Robert Tearle

New accessories this week are:


A194 M46 Patton Searchlight.

Quite often seen on vehicles sering in Korea in the 1950’s this set can set apart you M46 from the crowd, supplied with solder to recreate the cables and full fitting instructions.


U002 FV432 Headlamp Guards.

A helpful addition to any FV432 project the accurately scale headlamp guards avoid the heavy looking brass alternatives and are supplied as a pair with just 4 laser cut and resin parts! No more fiddly twisting of brass parts, just glue on and paint.


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Small but perfectly formed!

Friday, May 4th, 2018 by Robert Tearle
A187 Aerial Bases for No. 19 Wireless Sets

A187 Aerial Bases for Vehicles with No.19 Wireless sets.

The ‘B’ Aerial cages in this set were 3D printed in exquisite detail and once carefully removed from the sprue, simply slide down over the ‘B’ base ready for one of our Carbon Fibre Aerial Rods to be fitted, set A094.
Also small but this time for a heavy load, ‘A195 US Army Strainer Set’ for Oshkosh M911 and M1070 and other similar load carriers.

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FV432 81mm Mortar Carrier now on sale!

Friday, April 27th, 2018 by Robert Tearle


See the ‘New!’ section or follow the link below to go straight to this product.

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This set contains a superbly detailed mortar and mounting by Jon Bottomley and a full complement of CAD designed twin mortar tubes in two racks. We have included the decal sheet from our full kit too.


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D-Day Specials!

Friday, April 27th, 2018 by Robert Tearle


We have bundled together these great Kombi-Kit offers to get you started on your own D-Day operation. Check out these and others in our ‘Plastic and Kombi-Kits section’. Click the link below to go straight there!

https://accurate-armour.com/pl…


These two Kombi-Kit offers contain Tamiya Cromwell, A fantastic, easy to build plastic kit, our deep wading set in resin and etched brass and the Porpoise ammunition sled all carefully packaged in the Tamiya kit box saving you money on the individual items.

Also available on its own the superb Tamiya Cromwell


And these two essential D-Day vehicles. C052K…..


……and C053K


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New Materials!

Friday, April 27th, 2018 by Robert Tearle

Check out the ‘Model Supplies’ section for these great new glue systems, airbrush products and decal mediums.

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We now also stock Tamiya Cement.

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Merry Christmas to all our customers!

Friday, December 22nd, 2017 by Robert Tearle

A big ‘Thank You’ to all our customers for their continued support over this past year.

We are on holiday now until the January 8th, please continue to order, comment or email us, we will deal with all orders/enquiries on our return.

Have a great Christmas and a very happy New Year from all at Accurate Armour!


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IPMS Show Report

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by Robert Tearle

A Big Thank-You! to all our customers who turned out to support us at the IPMS Scalemodelworld Show in Telford last weekend, we really appreciated talking to you at our stand and we hope that you had a great weekend overall. We would also like to thank the IPMS volunteers for all thier hard work running the show. We have booked for next year so please put the dates (10th-11th November 2018) in your diary NOW!

We had a very good show and we also managed to release our four new conversion sets for the Takom FV432 at the show; all were sold in the first two hours! Don’t worry there is more to come!

Now live on the website are:-

C109 FV432-“Peak”

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C110 FV432-30 “FOX” 30mm RARDEN

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C111 FV438 SWINGFIRE Missile ATGW

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And…

C112 FV432 Ambulance

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Also at the show, an ‘until now’ missing link for fans of Wolf Land Rovers, a replacement for the original fitment wheels and tyres with spares.

LRA011

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Back to the work bench for more FV432 related items and hand accessories to come soon!

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The wait is nearly over!

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 by Robert Tearle
Coming next week! Available to order online from the 14th November, Dispatch will begin on Friday 17th of November.

C109 FV432 PEAK Conversion. £32.00. Includes a backdated exhaust and hull roof in line with the service period of the type and all the PEAK GPMG Turret and colour decals.

C110 FV432-30 MCV Conversion. £42.00. This exterior set includes accurate and detailed Fox turret, mating collar, backdated exhaust, backdated hull roof and revised vehicle cupola. Also in the set are full colour decals and an accurate painting guide for the Berlin Camouflage scheme researched from a serving vehicle.

C111 FV438 Swingfire ATGW Conversion. £42.00. This exterior set includes the Swingfire turret, backdated exhaust, backdated hull roof and full colour decals.

C112 FV432 Ambulance Conversion. £20.00. Includes parts for up to 4 fitted stretchers, Med Kit and colour decals.

These products will go live on the website next week! Check out the ‘New’ section.

A small allocation of stock will be available at the IPMS Nationals at the Telford International Centre on the 11th and 12th of November on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Also to come:

  • Early pattern side skirts and rear mudguards.
  • General update set.
  • 81mm Mortar Conversion.
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We're counting down! 4 3 2......

Friday, August 18th, 2017 by Robert Tearle

On the bench just now are the beginnings of a range of conversions for the Takom FV432.

More news to follow…

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New Model Supplies!

Friday, August 11th, 2017 by Robert Tearle

We are proud to announce that we now sell a range of Albion Alloys superb Brass Rods and Aluminium Tubes.

ALBW02-10. This range covers the amazingly fine 0.2mm up to 1.0mm, all in 305mm lengths with quantities of 9 or 10 per pack.

ALBW15-30. This range covers the larger sizes with quantities from 3 to 7 per pack.

ALAT1M-5M. This is a range of excellent aluminium tubes that slide fit inside the next size up perfectly. Ideal for replacing kit hydraulics with a working and polishable alternative!

We plan to expand this range over the coming months, check in on facebook/twitter @AccurateAmour.

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New Diorama Supplies!

Saturday, July 29th, 2017 by Robert Tearle
Keep your diorama ‘Fluff Free’ with this superb Nylon Rope in two sizes 0.3mm and 0.45mm.

Sold in 2 metre lengths, Ideal for track fitting cables and light winch ropes.

Also now available, our two sizes of brass wire cable 0.6mm 0.9mm in 1 metre lengths.

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Israeli AMX 13/75 Update and more...

Friday, July 7th, 2017 by Robert Tearle
Now on sale! 7 sets relating to the IDF.

The full set for the Takom IDF AMX 13/75, above, takes the vehicle to 1967 standard with the raised superstructure and other fittings.

In addition we have: .30cal Ammo Stowage (A179), two types of IDF Jerry Can holder (A180, A181), IDF 1960’s Searchlight (A182), IDF MG Mounts for .30cal Browning and FN MAG (A183) and Early Roadwheels for AMX13’s (A184). Go to ‘New!’ for full details and click to buy.


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Contain these new releases!

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 by Robert Tearle


Our latest duo of 1/35th scale releases tick the box with a smaller (more diorama friendly) ISO 10 foot Container (K141) and the ‘Urban Shanty Training Aid’ (K143). Go to ‘New!’ for these and others.

Also new; we have added more conversion options to our TAMIYA Kombi-Kit range with T55 and Churchill Mk-VII kits now in stock.

C066K Churchill Mk VII Toad Heavy Flail Tank Kombi-Kit

C084K Iraqi T55 Enigma Kombi-Kit

C099K Churchill Mk VII AVRE Kombi-Kit

More soon…..

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Just to make life easier....

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 by Robert Tearle

Now in our range are 4 new sets to make modelling 1:35th scale British armour easier!

A188- ‘Larkspur’ Aerial Bases (Qty-12)

A189- ‘Clansman’ Aerial Bases (Qty-12)

A190- ‘Bowman’ Aerial Bases in 3 Styles (Qty-12)

D49- Centurion Style Tie Down Loops (Qty-160)

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