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Hungarian Tanks - from Mad Bob Miniatures

A project in Lytchett Matravers, UK by Bob Emmerson

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WW2 Hungarian Tanks and Vehicles in 1:56 (28mm) scale - designed for wargaming, cast in resin.
Backers: 100
Average Pledge Per Backer: £102

Funded: £10,195 of £1,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Bob Emmerson
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Latest News

Only 12 hours to go!

October 2nd - via:
Newly unlocked: Zis-42: Only £364 until the Zis-6 final stretch goal gets unlocked.  (Read More)

24 hours remaining

October 2nd - via:
We are fast approaching the end of this project's funding period. The past 24 hours have seen a slew of things getting unlocked.  Only £354 remaining until the Zis-42 gets unlocked.The pledge manager is mostly ready, but will need tweaking and... (Read More)

Panzer 35(t) Unlocked, New Stretch goal and Updated Add-ons

September 30th - via:
Panzer 35(t) Now Unlocked  New Stretch Goal L3 Lf (lancia fiamme) This new add-on will be based on the CV-33 model. As this is a reactively small expansion to the other kit design it is a nice mid-point stretch goal. My main direct source for... (Read More)

Lower Stretch goals, Soviet Trucks and a New Stretch Goal

September 29th - via:
Lower Stretch goalsAll the outstanding stretch goals have been reduced to make them easier to unlock. Please pledge generously. Soviet Trucks I have some painted versions of the initial casts of the Soviet Zis-6 and Zis-42m. The kits are based on... (Read More)

Shipping Updates

September 28th - via:
Shipping Waves There are four options for shipping waves. these vary in price depending on whether you are based in the UK or in the Rest of the World. ONE WAVE SHIPPING: This is the standard option with no additional cost, you are only charged for... (Read More)

Further Reading

September 26th - via:
Finding information about Hungarian forces of WWII can prove rather difficult. Here are a few of the resources I have been using during my research for this project. All of them have lots of pretty pictures which are really useful when building and... (Read More)

Painted Turan and Zrinyi examples with spaced armour

September 25th - via:
These are by my own hand, so the painting quality is not brilliant. I will be adding turret spaced armour for the Turan when I do the next print run. Ready for Battle Turan II with spaced armour Turan II with spaced armour Turan I Turan I Zrinyi II... (Read More)

Stretch goal updates

September 23rd - via:
One of our larger backers has, with great reluctance, withdrawn their pledge for this project. It is a shame to lose such support, but I have made the decision to lower the stretch goals by the same amount to limit the affect on other backers. This... (Read More)

Katyusha Test Cast,

September 14th - via:
The parts: Total of 12 components… well that's counting the rockets sprues as one piece for each. It may be more accurate to say 26 components, but it depends how you do the assembly. As previously mentioned my intention is that the rockets are... (Read More)

Soviet/Romanian Stretch Goals and New Masters

September 13th - via:
A tasty little package arrived this morning from my printing company: Turan Mk. I: The photos needed changing to B/W for easy viewing Turan Mk. II: This needs to be cleaned up with a toothbrush to remove the print dust Solid Spaced Armour Mesh Spaced... (Read More)

Katyusha and Design Philosophy

September 12th - via:
The Katyusha, Zis-6 and Zis-42m will be in the next set of stretch goals, but here is a preview of the kits and a little insight into my design philosophy There are always going to be a lot of component parts to any Katyusha kit, but I have minimized... (Read More)


September 12th - via:
Several people have asked me to provide a complete list of available add-ons, here is the list so far:  (Read More)

Hungarian prototype stretch goals

September 9th - via:
I have added a selection of Hungarian prototypes as stretch goals. The 44m Tas was intended to be Hungary's Panther equivalent as Hungarian production facilities were not advanced enough to produce the Panther domestically. The 44m Tas series never... (Read More)

What a Weekend!

September 8th - via:
So I leave the internet alone for two days and look what happens! Another big thanks to everyone backing and supporting this project. I will be adding some more stretch goals on Wednesday, with a selection of Hungarian prototypes. After that I shall... (Read More)

More Painted Examples and New Stretch Goals

September 5th - via:
The brilliant Bryan from the LRDG podcast has done some excellent work painting up some of the early casts: Zrinyi II Zrinyi II Toldi I Both Toldi tanks Toldi IIa Toldi IIa Toldi IIa Bryan is also the guy who has been doing all my graphics, and he... (Read More)

What's been unlocked so far?

September 4th - via:
It would be far easier to list what has not been unlocked. I was certainly expecting a slower start! Turan II turret (free upgrade for all Battle Tank Pledges, new option for Select a Tank Pledges) 38M Botond Truck Spaced Armour free upgrade for all... (Read More)

A Big Thanks to you all.

September 4th - via:
The first 24 hours have surpassed every expectation I had. Your support has been overwhelming. You've smashed through nearly all of the stretch goals, but do not worry I shall be adding a few more this weekend.  (Read More)

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