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Armor/AFV: Large Scale
1/16 and Larger Armor Modeling
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“Horst” in 1/2 Scale
cfsfido
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: April 25, 2008
KitMaker: 42 posts
Armorama: 39 posts
Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 08:56 PM UTC
Hi All :

I just read "Half a Tiger"; even though I model in 1:35th, I was intrigued by the size of this Tiger want-a-be; so I started checking on Hyper scale models and found a 1:2 scale StuG III Ausf G. done by David M. Schultz. Sorry, no pics, Potobucket.com is temporarily off line, but here is a link for those interested in this beautiful 2,000 pound beast. http://www.hyperscale.com/features/2001/stugiiigds_1.htm

Fido
sgtreef
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Oklahoma, United States
Joined: March 01, 2002
KitMaker: 6,024 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 10:52 PM UTC
Nice job.
Thanks for sharing.
pdelsoglio
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Mendoza, Argentina
Joined: November 13, 2005
KitMaker: 561 posts
Armorama: 553 posts
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 07:38 AM UTC
Awesome 1/2 model!!!

Thanks for sharing!!
Bratushka
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Indiana, United States
Joined: May 09, 2008
KitMaker: 1,019 posts
Armorama: 657 posts
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 11:15 AM UTC
now that's a SERIOUS modeller!!!!!!!! i'd love to see those and the other smaller ones in person. i have seen R/C aircraft before in 1/2 or whatever scale it is where they have 8' or bigger wingspans and they were awe inspiring! but, that Stug is beyond belief!
Jamesite
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United Kingdom
Joined: December 05, 2006
KitMaker: 2,208 posts
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Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 09:42 PM UTC
How much would you like one of these?!

A nice build, although I disagree with the black muzzle brake, the tracks shouldn't be dunklegelb (or kahki as it says in the text) and it could do with a wash to bring out the details!

An impressive bit of engineering.

James
Asmenoth
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Florida, United States
Joined: April 05, 2005
KitMaker: 274 posts
Armorama: 173 posts
Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 09:52 PM UTC
Well, that would certainly create a use for the third garage bay. Wonder if the wife would mind?