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Tank Workshop - Grand Reopening Coming Soon
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Alabama, United States
Member Since: August 22, 2014
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Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 06:53 AM UTC

I wanted to take a minute to introduce myself; My name is Brian Watkins, new owner of the Tank Workshop. I assumed ownership approximately 2 weeks ago and have also owned and operated RESIN2detail (aircraft aftermarket company) since late 2015.

As many of you already know, the Tank Workshop has a pedigree dating back to the early 1990s with cutting edge kits, interiors and other details. More recently, many of the 48th scale armor pieces designed by the late Bob Batdorf under the Iron Division label, are now also produced by us. The company has seen many new products added to the catalog since the mid-2000s, and the company has changed hands a couple of times in the intervening years. Having the weight of all this history is humbling.

However, I am excited to begin adding new conversions and details - some of which are already nearing the production phase. Like RESIN2detail, we will be harnessing the power of CAD and additive manufacturing for many of our releases, to keep pace with the level of detail modelers have come to know and expect. Expect to also see significant focus in the area of photo-etched detail parts.

The Tank Workshop store is currently in "showcase" mode as we gear up for full production, however I would estimate that TWS will be back open for business within the next 2 - 3 weeks.

We also have 2 tables at the Omaha IPMS National Convention and hope to make our first public appearance under new ownership there.

Looking forward to serving you in the near future!