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All Bout Da Bones

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I was fortunate to have been able to keep the model long enough to enter it into competition prior to mailing it off to be housed at the Fort Stewart Museum. The model was entered at the AMPS-judged NordicCon competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Out of 93 armor models entered into this competition, “All Bout Da Bones” received a gold medal as well as the “Best Armor” and “Best US Armor” special awards. I am deeply honored to have been recognized by the judges for the effort that went into this project.

The Fort Stewart Thunder Run display is expected to open sometime in January 2015 following the completed renovation of the Fort Stewart Museum, located not far from Savannah, Georgia. There will be close to 40 expertly-built Abrams, Bradleys, M113s and other vehicles on display, all depicting actual vehicles that took part in the April 2003 Thunder Run. It should be a fantastic installation and I am very fortunate to have been able to contribute to this commemoration project.

About the Author

About Don Haney (ProfessorP)

Like most, I started building armor models at a very young age. Our family was living in Jakarta, Indonesia at the time and I remember walking into an open air market stall filled with wonderful Tamiya model kits! I was soon hooked and built several while overseas and more once returning to the St...


wow..Don amazing work!
NOV 24, 2014 - 06:39 PM
Modern stuff is not my usual area of modelling interest, but I too doff my hat to you in recognition of a superbly completed model. True "museum quality" and great that it is going to be displayed there. - Steve
NOV 24, 2014 - 08:22 PM
Dang that is one sweet build! Especially love the wear and tear and overall attention to detail, really outstanding sir!
NOV 24, 2014 - 09:49 PM
Enjoyed watching this one get built, glad to see it as a feature.
NOV 24, 2014 - 10:23 PM
Great looking build and a very well article, congrats on your medals as well!
NOV 25, 2014 - 02:48 AM
This one is clearly a labour of love, all that detail work is paying off and the finish is amazing. A exellent piece of work,very acurate and precise to the real thing. Congratulations, you did a great job. Are you an artist. Greetings and respect, Walter
NOV 25, 2014 - 12:27 PM
Stunning Works fella!
DEC 04, 2014 - 10:37 AM
Hi Mario, Hi Don, Don, you have provided a great article with useful reference pics, and definitely you made a great job ! I like very much the stowage arrangement and the weathering. Thanks for posting !
DEC 04, 2014 - 12:26 PM
WOW...just WOW.. makes want to go build my M1A1....
FEB 02, 2015 - 01:45 AM
Outstanding build Sir...love it and the information you've provided will be very helpful to me.....thank you
FEB 16, 2015 - 08:17 PM