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165thspc
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 07:38 AM UTC
Thought you might need that tripod - go for it!

Very delicate build in 1/35th but easy enough with a bit of Evergreen.

Looks like there might also be different sized battery packs.
petbat
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 07:31 AM UTC
Thanks Guys

Mike, that second pic is a pearler. Thank you, it is just what I needed for some clear pics of the full tripod. I have pics of the mount and the upper part of the legs, but the lower part has been hard to find so clear.

The first pic is a great reference for paint chipping on the food transport cannister! I have a Tamiya 'Gulashkannon' in the stash...

Angel, many years ago I picked up a Superlux magnifying lamp at a garage sale. It has a magnifying glass centre and a cast iron base so I can position wherever I like. It has been my best modelling tool ever since. It is keeping the hands steady enough to position the tiny parts that is the hard part!
ayovtshev
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Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 - 05:41 AM UTC
That is a nice surprise,Peter!
Both bold(man, how do you see what you build?) and superbly built!

For me your modelling subject is a legitimate entry, so go ahead and do the super-duper detailing!


165thspc
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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019 - 05:27 PM UTC
First a round of applause for Peter and his build, then a little reference:




The second photo is from my personal collection - Mike Koenig
petbat
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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019 - 04:46 PM UTC
Okay. Time I put scalpel to plastic for the build. I wanted to do something a little different - not so grandiose as the large, awe inspiring work here, but something still quite detailed and needing a little skill. I decided on doing 1/35th scale Arriflex 35 Motion picture camera and equipment.

The Arriflex was the first of its kind, with the basic camera components manufactured from 1937 and well into the 60's. It was the used by the Germans for front line filming, etc, due to being hand held and also tripod capable. One of the finest camera's ever made and used for filming actual Motion Pictures by Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas and many others....

Okay, emough of that. The pics of where I am at so far (tried to show as much as the detail as I could):




The camera itself is nearing completion, a few (teeny) tiny details left for that. The carriage case it comes in, complete with internal supports and fittings to keep it snug. The front shroud section of the camera is actually removed for storage - it fits in the top right corner. Still a few details to go here too.


Next up will be the portable battery/charging pack (the 'handle' sticking down from the camera is actually the motor and power source) and a box with spare film magazines. A few more hours work for sure.


Angel, I could not se in the rules where this would be excluded, but if it is not what you expected here, let me know, Cheers to anyone still reviewing the thread!.

ayovtshev
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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 04:54 AM UTC
You got me, Nick...I've run out of Phillips head screws...and stamina to continue building the damn'd Thing...and decided the missing ones will go unnoticed...I'm busted now

Thanks, mate!

Stickframe
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019 - 02:27 PM UTC
Hi Angel, uhh, yeah, you seem to be slipping a bit....uh, you’re missing three Phillips head screws on the lower left side....really too bad....hahaha!! The build is another Angel classic! Looks great!

And Marko, wow - nice build!

Cheers
Nick
ayovtshev
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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 06:42 PM UTC
Congratulations Marko!

The vehicle looks realy the part.

Don't forget to upload some pictures to Campaign Gallery:
https://gallery3.kitmaker.net/showgallery.php/cat/31391

petbat
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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 03:13 PM UTC
Yes I do Marko. Very nice indeed. Thanks for joining in
iguanac
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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:10 AM UTC
YPR 765 finally finished...












digital cammo was a challenge



Hope you like it!
ayovtshev
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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 09:50 AM UTC
Looking good already, Jesper!

I finished the ZiL-130 based SKP.
Uploaded the pictures to the Resin II Campaign thread(the truck is a resin kit that participates in the above mentioned campaign).
https://armorama.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=267918&ord=&page=8#bottom

I also finished working on my ZiL-157 based Mobile Compressor Station 8G33U:








There are 9 weeks till the end of this Campaign, so I might come up with another scratchbuild, will see

SGTJKJ
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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:03 PM UTC
Some really really impressive builds in this campaign.
My build is not up to those standards, but it will still look good when finished.

The base color is on. Next some details will be corrected and then more painting.

ayovtshev
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Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - 07:37 AM UTC
I decided to use AM wheels on the ZiL-157.
Ordered some, but received a set that is basically lacking 2 tires...
And while I wait for the missing tires to be delivered, I restarted the SKP-9MV project.

Finished the interior(not much visible despite the big "green house" on the roof).
Started detailing the box sides.
This is where am I now:




Wish you all a lot of health and wealth in the New Year!
ayovtshev
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Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 10:02 PM UTC
Marko,
I'm looking forward to the pics of your finished entry!
Don't forget to upload some to the Campaing Gallery.

I did some modifications to the load bed of ZiL-157 truck and some PE work.
Because its sides were hinged at the edges of the loading platform, the load bed of 8G33U was wider than the one of the standard ZiL-157.Once opened, these sides laid flush with load bed's bottom,thus giving to compressor crew additional platform space for operation and access.
Here is my take on that bed:



All components-including canvas frame-are test fitted and will be fixed once primed and painted.

iguanac
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 11:40 PM UTC
Thanks for your comments. As my model is not built from the scratch, as Angel did his (congrats!), it is a extensive conversion. The model is finished, with a figure added. In a couple of days i will post the pics of finished model. best regards,
Marko
ayovtshev
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 10:51 PM UTC
Peter,thanks!

Thanks also Mike!
I'm not quite happy with the way I did the bezels-too much CA and then hard to paint.
I tried a different approach on the oxygen-water chiller gauge and it proved much better.I simply covered the brass bezel with solder, glued the dial underneath it, used the bezel as template to cut the dial to shape and then glued the "subassembly" to the painted chiller.It came out very clean and neat.

I'm working on the truck now and hope to be able to show some progress soon,

165thspc
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 10:09 PM UTC
Angel - WOW! - great paint job on the compressor and those gauges on the control panel! I though at first I was looking at a photo of the real thing!

Kudos!
petbat
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 08:46 PM UTC
Interesting Camo Marko. That will make this build stand out. Nicely done.

Angel, still not enough superlatives in the Dictionary to describe your work...
ayovtshev
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 09:48 AM UTC
Nick and dutik-thanks!

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Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 09:55 AM UTC
Very impressive compressor build!
Stickframe
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Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 07:45 AM UTC
Hi gents -

Marko - that’s a lot of work! Looks great!

Angel - WOW - that compressor is awesome! Really something special - great build!

Cheers
Nick
ayovtshev
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Posted: Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 05:12 AM UTC
Marko,
I think the masking torture paid off!

I call my Mobile Compressor Station 8G33U finished:









Mounted in ZiL-157's bed





I will work on the truck next week,

Happy modelbuilding!

iguanac
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Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 09:26 AM UTC
After a pause i kept molesting myself with painting. Should have been easy - to paint black and brown, mask it and then spray green. No...i choose something else




After removal of masks and some correction



k_mero4
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Posted: Sunday, December 09, 2018 - 06:58 AM UTC
It is perfect. Congratulations.
Kalin
ayovtshev
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Posted: Sunday, December 09, 2018 - 04:18 AM UTC
Sprayed and handbrushed some primer and paint:



Next will be painting the engine,the fuel tank and the water-oxygen chiller, adding 4 cooling pipes(2 per engine and 2 per compressor), connecting all wiring.

And then I'll return to the ZiL-157 truck.