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Petro
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Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 08:18 AM UTC
After a couple weeks of trying to take decent pics, i am ready to call this complete.
Time to finish the Hetzer kit and move on to the Bronco campaign.






Vallejo paints and washes, tamiya paints and AK pigments.
GaryKato
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Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 04:02 AM UTC
At last some progress on the AFV Club 1/35 sIG-33. I finally got around to attaching a brass ring and the metal barrel to the gun. I think this is the first time I have used photo-etch.

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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 01:20 AM UTC
Sorry to hear that. Best of luck on your other campaigns.





Mrclark7
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Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 12:09 PM UTC
and.....I bow out. Will focus on my other campaigns, no problems...


some good builds going on in here for sure.
petbat
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Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:33 AM UTC

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All right I am in. I will be doing a Strumtiger. I will update with pic choice later tonight.



Hi Kelly, before you get started I suggest you check with Richard as to eligibility. I think that a Sturmtiger was previously called out as outside the rules as the projectile is rocket powered.
Rules:
"No rockets, missiles, anti-tank guns or air defense artillery. "

Mrclark7
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Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 08:58 AM UTC
All right I am in. I will be doing a Strumtiger. I will update with pic choice later tonight.
petbat
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Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 08:10 AM UTC
Looks fantastic Zon. Really turning out nicely.

Good luck with the insertion Mike.... be gentle, I'd hate to see this one come apart.
TacFireGuru
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Posted: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 05:53 AM UTC
I have totally been putting this off because of the shield mounting to the carriage. I did, shamefully, consider just forgetting the shield or, worse, putting it on the shelf of doom (someday to be dealt with again?).

Anyhow, I cheated a bit after many frustrating efforts to get the upper brackets mounted. Ugh.

Carriage is right now just sitting on the trails as I need to finagle the barrel back in. Another "Ugh."

But, hey, I done did sumptin' to it.



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Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 08:03 PM UTC
Aloha all,

Marcell: very nice on the digi-cam. Turned out really nice.

I've applied a filter and pin wash so far, but I think some more filter might be in order, followed by some chips and light weathering. I need to work on the ammo as well.









Happy Modeling,
zon
johnnyodotorg
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Posted: Friday, May 08, 2020 - 06:26 AM UTC
Well, its taken a global pandemic, but I'm finally starting on my M7 Priest. More progress in the coming weeks

GulfWarrior
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Sunday, May 03, 2020 - 02:41 PM UTC
Yeah, it's definitely tedious; but you can't argue with the results.

Excellent work, Marcell.

I think I'm going to do one of the two Panzerhaubitze kits I've got. Maybe I'll do one as the one for FC Schalke 04 in blue. That's something that will definitely catch the eye!



petbat
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Posted: Sunday, May 03, 2020 - 12:38 PM UTC
Sensational Marcell. What more can you say?
Petro
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Posted: Sunday, May 03, 2020 - 01:34 AM UTC

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Wow, amazing job on the digital camo! You're a braver man then I.

i can agree with this statement
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Sunday, May 03, 2020 - 01:00 AM UTC
Wow, amazing job on the digital camo! You're a braver man then I.
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Posted: Saturday, May 02, 2020 - 11:27 PM UTC

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Priming and base coating done. Promised myself to never do digital camo again...



Digital camo is tedious, but you nailed it!

morcmarc
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Posted: Saturday, May 02, 2020 - 10:45 PM UTC
Priming and base coating done. Promised myself to never do digital camo again...



petbat
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Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 09:09 AM UTC
Excellent Colin. Love the little etch extras.

I have heard the old version goes together better than their later release - go figure....
ColinEdm
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Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 06:37 AM UTC
Assembly complete! On to the paint booth.

The only concessions to additional detail were a new fire extinguisher to replace the blob that came with the kit and a muzzle cover I made from some copper sheet and extra PE chain:
Removed by original poster on 04/24/20 - 18:44:01 (GMT).
ColinEdm
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Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020 - 04:52 AM UTC
Progress pic on my SiG.33 Auf Pz III, lower hull and running gear almost complete, ready to start assembling tracks.
ColinEdm
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Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 10:17 AM UTC
Very nice work everyone! Well, after much frustration with exceedingly finicky PE, lost parts, unclear instructions and a general malaise, I have consigned the Grille back to the shelf for such a time as I am better able to deal with it . I shall now reset with the Sig.33 auf Pz. III, will be pretty much OOB to keep my sanity.

zontar
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Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 09:10 AM UTC
Peter: thank you for the encouragement.

Franke: very well done! I can see that at a fire base on top of a hill.

Thomas: I don’t know how I missed your finished post. Outstanding work, sir! The whole scene is excellent.

Happy Modeling,
Zon
RhinoSpit
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Posted: Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 09:08 PM UTC
Thanks, i've finished yesterday the model.






petbat
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Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 06:47 PM UTC
Zon and Franck, you have done exceptional work guys. Two very different, but well executed models so far.
LikesTanks
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Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 02:48 PM UTC
As there is already a 2S3 in the mix, I was going to join with Trumpeter's 2S1, but the idea of gluing 484 guide horns to the links for a total of 592 parts just for the tracks was sapping my will to live. So instead I will do the 2S3 (early)


and hope to do it justice.