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1:35 SAS jeep North Africa WW2
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 05:33 PM UTC
Hi All,

1:35 SAS jeep North Africa WW2.

Recipe.

Jeep/figures - are from Tamiya and is kit #35033, it is an older kit but still awesome to make. The only things I did was I removed the handles that that jerry cans had as there was no middle handle and replaced them with the normal three handle style.

I used paper cut thin for the straps and the slings on the equipment and weapons. I also added the netting which is from Verlinden which I have had in my part box for years and once it was built I painted and weathered the jeep using Vallejo Paints and pastel chalks and the figures were painted using Vallejo paints.

Base - is foam board which I cut out two layers and glued them together and then removed some it to fit the large stones/rock which I used bark for them.

The smaller stones/rocks is kitty litter for the bigger ones and then I crushed the kitty litter for the smaller ones. The sand is a mix of spakfilla and fine sand.

The small tufts are from Army Painter which were a little to green so a dry brushed them using beige brown and base was painted and weathered using Vallejo paints and pastel chalks.



















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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 08:31 PM UTC
Very cool Ron , nice build !!!
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:40 PM UTC
Very well done. Nice to see the older Tamiya offering still stands the test of time.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 12:25 AM UTC
SUPER!!!

Really like the painting and weathering on all the components
of this small diorama. The base really gives it that extra
touch.

Cheers,
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 12:30 AM UTC
you've done a fantastic job on that old kit, well done indeed
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 12:56 AM UTC

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Hi All,

1:35 SAS jeep North Africa WW2.

Recipe.

Jeep/figures - are from Tamiya and is kit #35033, it is an older kit but still awesome to make. The only things I did was I removed the handles that that jerry cans had as there was no middle handle and replaced them with the normal three handle style.

I used paper cut thin for the straps and the slings on the equipment and weapons. I also added the netting which is from Verlinden which I have had in my part box for years and once it was built I painted and weathered the jeep using Vallejo Paints and pastel chalks and the figures were painted using Vallejo paints.

Base - is foam board which I cut out two layers and glued them together and then removed some it to fit the large stones/rock which I used bark for them.

The smaller stones/rocks is kitty litter for the bigger ones and then I crushed the kitty litter for the smaller ones. The sand is a mix of spakfilla and fine sand.

The small tufts are from Army Painter which were a little to green so a dry brushed them using beige brown and base was painted and weathered using Vallejo paints and pastel chalks.






















This proves that one doesn't need a $40.00 (from some retailers), Jeep kit to produce an OUTSTANDING vignette... GREAT WORK!!!
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:34 AM UTC
Very nicely done! I'm really impressed with the painting & colors on the figures. How did you get that skin tone? To me, it looks spot on for guys being out in the desert.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 08:54 AM UTC
Masterful work! You have inspired me to dig my old kit out. Very nice!!
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:34 PM UTC

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Very cool Ron , nice build !!!



Cheers mate.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:34 PM UTC

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Very well done. Nice to see the older Tamiya offering still stands the test of time.



Cheers Chris and yeah the old kits are still great.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:37 PM UTC

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SUPER!!!

Really like the painting and weathering on all the components
of this small diorama. The base really gives it that extra
touch.

Cheers,



Thanks heaps Joe.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:37 PM UTC

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you've done a fantastic job on that old kit, well done indeed



Cheers David
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:39 PM UTC

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This proves that one doesn't need a $40.00 (from some retailers), Jeep kit to produce an OUTSTANDING vignette... GREAT WORK!!!



Thanks heaps Dennis
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:40 PM UTC

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Very nicely done! I'm really impressed with the painting & colors on the figures. How did you get that skin tone? To me, it looks spot on for guys being out in the desert.



Thanks heaps Jack and I used Vallejo's skin tones and once done I used a medium brown wash very diluted and washed it over the skin three times.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:41 PM UTC

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Masterful work! You have inspired me to dig my old kit out. Very nice!!



Thank you Ron.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:45 PM UTC
You Dared...and you Won - great work Ron & fantastic base. More please!
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:52 PM UTC

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You Dared...and you Won - great work Ron & fantastic base. More please!



Thanks heaps mate and I'll get some older builds up soon.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 03:47 PM UTC
Very impressive! You did the old kit up great. The rock of the diorama is excellent.
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Posted: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 04:03 PM UTC

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Very impressive! You did the old kit up great. The rock of the diorama is excellent.



Thank you Federick.