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About the Author

About ed s. sarao (liberator)
FROM: LUZON, PHILIPPINES

i have been making models since i was a child..on and off..on and off..and just last year i joined the IPMSPHILS-BAC..and proud to be one! meeting old friends and other modellers changed my views..particularly on details and types of weathering. you can say modelling is a never ending process.


Comments

Nicely done Ed! Weathering was just right and the stowage gear just gives it a nice touch. Perhaps ive been in Modern Armour for awhile and over the last couple of weeks, i find myself drawn to WWII allied vehicles. I might just pick this one up for my next project.
FEB 02, 2007 - 05:34 PM
A vey nice clean build there Ed, could have gone a bit heavier on the stowage, I've seen pics of thses things almost dissappearing under all the gear! Julien, its the old Tamiya kit of the M3A2, Dragons isnt released yet.
FEB 02, 2007 - 05:49 PM
Thanks Mark for the info. It proves one could make a really nice finished model with an old kit ! Best, Juilen
FEB 02, 2007 - 06:03 PM
Ed, Nice work. Really like all the stowage. Joe
FEB 02, 2007 - 06:38 PM
Nice work. I like the subtle weathering. I think I may have to move my Dragon M2 up in the queue of kits to build!
FEB 02, 2007 - 07:20 PM
Ed sweet build. How about some more photos please? I really would like to see how this one looks all the way around. Nice work.
FEB 02, 2007 - 10:20 PM
I like this model a lot. Looks the part. The basic kit may have its flaws, but the finishing, stowage and decals make up for that! Is the stowage home-made or an AM product? I too like the mild weathering, although the barrel at the front, could do with some wear. The decals have me totally puzzled. Are they decals or masked and sprayed? They look great, especially on the front grill, but how did you manage to get them looking as if they´re under the "ladder" on the sides?
FEB 02, 2007 - 10:50 PM
Really nice model! Subtle weathering and the stowage blends good with the vehicle. Looks very aggressive with all those MGs britsling from the half track. Thanks for sharing
FEB 02, 2007 - 11:43 PM
Nice job Ed i built this kit some time ago and had a lot of fun with it, yours looks great the stowage is very well painted.
FEB 03, 2007 - 01:03 AM
hi everyone...thanks for all the nice words and comments. i trimmed the ladders using a dentist instrument..a scriber of sort.. to sharpen the edges around the ladder. the decals were all orignal tamiya..i cutted the stars located on the the side ladders. same also with the front grille. top bedroll is scratchbuilt. stowage and accessories from tamiya and MGs from academy. thanks everyone.
FEB 16, 2007 - 11:19 AM