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andromeda673
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Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 07:03 AM UTC
well finished up my build tonight, here are some finished up pictures.

















vettejack
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Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 07:30 PM UTC
Minor update of the AML 90...

Final placement/attachment of the tools. Application of a brass PE license plate backing and shackle pins. Headlight housings on. Aftermarket fire extinguisher to right fender.



Application of PE brass hinges to stowage compartments.



Buildup of PSP track using Evergreen strip on top, in between, and on the back side, for shimming and spacing...then capped off with Grandt Line Bolts.



General view of rear...featuring the kit PE brass sheet mud flaps. Shackle pin of brass rod. Exhaust is 'crushed' aluminum tubing. Another view of the stowage compartment hinges, etc.

flugwuzzi
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Lower Austria, Austria
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Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 08:29 PM UTC
Excellent job on your AML-90 John.

All the details on the resin body makes it a great model.

Cheers
Walter
Kanguroo
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Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 01:04 PM UTC
Well done with Leopard 2, G.Houle. I like the UN white colour on it.

I also like the AML-90, just think about painting it, John.

I'm shortening my time with the Trumpeter kit.



Regards,
K.
flugwuzzi
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Posted: Thursday, October 01, 2015 - 10:48 AM UTC
Nice paintjob on the interior Mr.K.

Cheers
Walter
ltb073
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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 05:42 PM UTC
Im running late to this party any chance there will be an extension before I get started
ltb073
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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 07:31 PM UTC
I have this Trumpy kit that come with UN markings
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I dont really build modern era Armor but picked this up to contribute here
roteck
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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 11:41 PM UTC
Hi guys,

I haven't worked on this one in some time! So here is an update on my Leclerc UNIFIL. This campaign is almost over and I don't want to miss it!

Assembly is over, primer as well and the underlaying 3 color camo has been applied (for the chipping process that is planned for the white final color).

The white and first chipping step has been done and I took pictures of where it's at right now. The next step is to chip with a sponge and other tools to finalize the chips. Then, detail painting can begin and the real weathering process will follow! :-)







See you later! Any constructive comments are more than welcome, as usual!

Cheers,

Chrisitan
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Posted: Saturday, October 03, 2015 - 01:01 AM UTC
MrK, great interior paint.

Sal, Welcome to this campaign.

roteck nice worn effect on your parts of your tank.
roteck
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Posted: Saturday, October 03, 2015 - 05:24 PM UTC

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roteck nice worn effect on your parts of your tank.



@Alex: Thank you for your compliment.

I realised last night that the skirts are whiter then the upper hull, so this will get fixed today most likely. Details painting is almost done as well as the decaling.

When I painted the white, I painted the MG cradle white as well since I didn't have a single picture of a Leclerc with it still mounted. Yesterday, I was able to find a picture and it looks like it is painted green. Can any of my French friends confirm that please?

Merci à l'avance!

Christian
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Posted: Saturday, October 03, 2015 - 07:15 PM UTC

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roteck nice worn effect on your parts of your tank.



@Alex: Thank you for your compliment.

I realised last night that the skirts are whiter then the upper hull, so this will get fixed today most likely. Details painting is almost done as well as the decaling.

When I painted the white, I painted the MG cradle white as well since I didn't have a single picture of a Leclerc with it still mounted. Yesterday, I was able to find a picture and it looks like it is painted green. Can any of my French friends confirm that please?

Merci à l'avance!

Christian



It seems there are two options for the color of the MG cradle. Nato green or white.

Like on those pics from "modélisme militaire moderne" website

http://olivier.carneau.free.fr/
roteck
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Posted: Sunday, October 04, 2015 - 06:32 PM UTC
Thanks for the info Alex, I went and repainted the white cradle for a green colored one, it does brake the monotonous paint scheme a bit.

Cheers,

Christian
terminators
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Posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 09:11 PM UTC
Some very nice built there.

Some progress on my fennek:









antislip surfaces are delimited (except on the little hatch on the left, done with pieces of sand paper) but without the rough effect. I've done it with this product:



A test fit with a M2 ammo box in the rack.

And, surprise this PE part is too big.

ltb073
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Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 05:55 AM UTC
Some Progress
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The majority of the build is completed and it got its 1st coat of UN White tonight so Im hopeful i will finish by the deadline
roteck
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Posted: Friday, October 16, 2015 - 06:42 PM UTC
Done!














As usual, your constructive comments are more than welcome!

Cheers,

Chris
roteck
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Posted: Friday, October 16, 2015 - 06:53 PM UTC
@Sal: Good luck, I'm interested in seeing your build finished! :-)
flugwuzzi
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Posted: Friday, October 16, 2015 - 09:39 PM UTC
Nice weathering on your Leclerc Christian! Well done.

Congrats for finishing your build.
Cheers
Walter
bison126
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Posted: Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:09 PM UTC
Nice Leclerc Christian,
just a couple of points if you don't mind: you should paint the antenna bases green.
The canvas cover at the base of the gun was white if memory serves.
The interior of the exhaust should be black.
The head of the green "bottle" on the front right fender is copper/gold.
The vertical schnorchel tube should be black too, just like the horizontal one.
HTH
Olivier
roteck
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Posted: Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 02:40 AM UTC
@Walter: Thanks for your compliment.

@Olivier: Merci Olivier pour tes infos! I will modify my build for some but not all. The canvas, I have seen a few with a flaked effect and I was going to reproduce it but... I forgot! The vertical snorkel tube I didn't know about! I'll do the antennas, green bottle handle and exhaust!

Cheers,

Christian


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Nice Leclerc Christian,
just a couple of points if you don't mind: you should paint the antenna bases green.
The canvas cover at the base of the gun was white if memory serves.
The interior of the exhaust should be black.
The head of the green "bottle" on the front right fender is copper/gold.
The vertical schnorchel tube should be black too, just like the horizontal one.
HTH
Olivier

gcdavidson
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Posted: Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 06:53 AM UTC
Great stuff! The optics did turn out nice indeed. I really like how you've scraped back the mud to reveal the white paint, that is especially well done!
Onkos1
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:06 AM UTC
Here's my Leclerc 1/72 by Revell - being resprayed in Lebanon.
Work in progress


roteck
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:45 AM UTC
@Graeme: thanks man for your comments! The scrapes were easy to do... just the hairspray technique between coats of mud.

ltb073
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Posted: Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 09:54 PM UTC
Ok final week here and Im just about ready for some weathering
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I should make it by the deadline
roteck
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Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 07:33 PM UTC

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Ok final week here and Im just about ready for some weathering
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I should make it by the deadline



Looking good man, looking good!
vettejack
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Posted: Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 07:57 PM UTC
My AMX 90...which I think is ready for paint! I just have to hold back and quit tinkering with PE!

The latest: finally added the PSP track secured with PE leather straps/buckles...same for the tarp on the left fender, the fire extinguisher on the right fender and the steps near the right hand hull hatch. Added PE rear cable holders and lower engine plug, as well. Grandt Line bolts finishes off the top of the turret. Other accouterments (ammo cans, etc.,) come later when paint is complete.

Hopefully I make to completion by the campaign deadline, but that is in doubt...getting ready for a move into a new house.