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Half a Year for a Half Track
Armorsmith
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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:44 AM UTC
Tat-Very nice shading and tonal variation on what otherwise would be just another bland dunkelgelb finish.
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:43 PM UTC
Last Call, folks, you've got about 36 hours
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:42 PM UTC

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Tat, Dein Panzerwerfer 42 ist wunderbar!🍺

ómike



Jawohl!
justsendit
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:53 PM UTC
Tat, Dein Panzerwerfer 42 ist wunderbar!🍺

ómike
Namabiiru
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 09:02 PM UTC
Looks awesome, Tat!

27-1025
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 06:49 PM UTC
Nice!!! Especially like the paint work.
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 05:27 PM UTC
My contribution to the campaign:






I've held off on the oils as I intend to do a whitewash as a future exercise. The kit-supplied decals were unusable so I had to dig up some from the spares box. "Loki" came from a braille Morser Karl kit.

Enjoyed building this one -- this half-track surely came out as one big beast.

Thanks for having me in this campaign, and congrats to all!

Cheers,

Tat
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 06:29 PM UTC
Excellent, Chris! Thanks for participating!
27-1025
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 06:02 PM UTC
Thanks all. Noticed that I forgot to paint my rear marker lights. That's a quick fix. Inspired now to do one of the mortar carriers in the stash.
Namabiiru
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 04:34 PM UTC
Nice looking 'track, Chris! All it needs now are Cowboy and Willard figures!

petbat
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 04:27 PM UTC
Well done Chris. Nice to see you across the line.
justsendit
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 12:18 PM UTC
Hi Chris,
Awesome! ... Your T19 came out looking great. I love all the 105mm gun details in the cabin. Congratulations on a very clean build!🍺

ómike
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:18 AM UTC
Calling this one done. I let it sit around too long.

















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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 07:36 AM UTC
@ Tim - I'm enjoying your little 1/72 build immensely! Those "goofy ski-things" look fantastic! ó reminds me of Dutch children skating on an ice pond!


Hello fellow half-track mates,
Wish I could post some pics, but as you can tell from my previous installments, Photobucket has screwed me over royally.🔩

[Edit: Image links have been repaired]


Meanwhile, Iíve been busy doing Ö well, busy work on the M21. Stowage has been painted (50 shades of OD!) and is getting strapped down all over the place. The dashboard has instrument decals from Archer Fine Transfers, and the driver is in place idling the M21 while having a smoke.

In addition, I've been doing some very minimal weathering as I go along.

Dashboard & fire extinguisher decals.


... and a little strap detail for the Value Gear resin US Army Musette Bags.


Please stay tuned Ö


Cheers!🍺
ómike
TimReynaga
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MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 07:15 AM UTC
With basic construction complete, the ZIS is ready for paint. Those goofy ski-things for the front wheels are kinda cool, but I donít have photoetch chains on hand to attach them and the campaign deadline looms, so Iíll just forgo them for now.
 photo PST ZIS-42 Halftrack assembled2in1_zpsgnafw9u3.jpg
According to Soviet rules, you can have your truck in any color you want, as long as it is green...

justsendit
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Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 04:11 PM UTC
Nice improvement.🛠 Thin is in! 🔍

ómike
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Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 02:00 PM UTC
Anything smaller Tim and you would be looking at fishing line!
TimReynaga
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Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 09:11 AM UTC

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At that scale, how much thinner can you get??




Clayton, youíre right, it is pretty small!
 photo PST ZIS-42 Halftrack headlamps 2in1_zpsa06tepbg.jpg
I had already replaced the thick kit connector piece between the headlights with a length of Plastruct .020 inch diameter rod; Angelís photo has prompted me to replace that one with an even thinner .010 inch (.3mm) piece!

ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 06:46 PM UTC

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@Tim Reynaga:
Here is a picture of a one-eyed ZIS-5V with his driver.

It is only for your galery-so not intended to force you to rework your wonderfull build,




Thanks for the picture, Angel!

The ZIS-42 halftrack was based on the ZIS-5 truck, so your pic is useful. The deleted right headlight is cool, makes more sense than the blanked-off version in the pic that I found. The unmodified bumper arrangement is also of note. The halftrack variant I'm doing had that odd front fitting, which was apparently intended to deflect snow drifts below the vehicle rather than into the radiator. I see too that the connecting rod between the headlights is rather thinner than I had realized. Maybe I should replace mine with thinner stock?



At that scale, how much thinner can you get??
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 06:45 PM UTC
So, is Pink the new Olive Drab?
petbat
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Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 02:22 PM UTC

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Dont be surprised everyone if a pink, or orange tank shows up one day even.



Like this:



or this

TimReynaga
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Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:59 AM UTC

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@Tim Reynaga:
Here is a picture of a one-eyed ZIS-5V with his driver.

It is only for your galery-so not intended to force you to rework your wonderfull build,




Thanks for the picture, Angel!

The ZIS-42 halftrack was based on the ZIS-5 truck, so your pic is useful. The deleted right headlight is cool, makes more sense than the blanked-off version in the pic that I found. The unmodified bumper arrangement is also of note. The halftrack variant I'm doing had that odd front fitting, which was apparently intended to deflect snow drifts below the vehicle rather than into the radiator. I see too that the connecting rod between the headlights is rather thinner than I had realized. Maybe I should replace mine with thinner stock?
ayovtshev
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 07:29 PM UTC
@Tim Reynaga:
Here is a picture of a one-eyed ZIS-5V with his driver.


It is only for your galery-so not intended to force you to rework your wonderfull build,

ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 06:48 PM UTC
Last 5 days to get your treads on, folks!!
Mrclark7
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 10:05 AM UTC
clayton- I think I got the pics posted in the other gallery.

Petet- I didnt think anything wrong with your thought.

I am probably going to be doing much more 'off' stuff. Dont be surprised everyone if a pink, or orange tank shows up one day even.