Help support TMP

"1/56th scale MK IV british heavy tank" Topic

4 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Remember that you can Stifle members so that you don't have to read their posts.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the Paper Modeling Message Board

Back to the Early 20th Century Gallery Message Board

Back to the What I Did This Week Message Board

Back to the Historical Wargaming in General Message Board

Back to the Blogs of War Message Board

Back to the Scratchbuilding Message Board

Areas of Interest

World War One

Featured Link

Featured Ruleset

Savage Worlds: Showdown

Rating: gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star 

Featured Showcase Article

Rebasing My 6mm A7Vs

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian rebases some old soldiers.

Featured Profile Article

Council of Five Nations 2010

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian is back from Council of Five Nations.

Current Poll

Featured Movie Review

1,255 hits since 20 Aug 2020
©1994-2023 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Anton Ryzbak21 Aug 2020 8:53 p.m. PST


It occurred to me that I needed something for my Wargames Atlantic German infantry to shoot at and I didn't have any Great War Brits, so I did the next best thing, I made a tank! link

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Aug 2020 3:42 a.m. PST

It seems that nobody makes a 1/56th scale MK IV……


That is great! I like the idea of making the card sides for the foam core. For the treads, you might want to look into foam sheets. With a pair of scissors and a jig, you can cut a boatload of them pretty quickly.

I am in process of making one at 1/35 and two at 1/74 scale for 28mm, but that's scifi, so they make two "light" armoured strikers and one behemoth.

I need a couple scale ones to go against DOM's Germans, though. Your WIP makes the project seem less intimidating. Thanks!

Anton Ryzbak22 Aug 2020 8:28 p.m. PST


Well, I got it done, even after helpful folks pointed out that there ARE 1/56th scale MK IV models out there. I was too far down the rabbit-hole to quit, and I only needed one anyways!

parttimegamer23 Aug 2020 1:00 a.m. PST

That looks superb, Anton. I can't wait to see the finished article once you have painted it.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.