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Takom SMK
Owengate
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Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 05:12 AM UTC
Can't wait to see until it's fully finished.
MaKrueger
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Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 08:01 AM UTC
Joe - Thanks. I have a pretty basic set up. Six fluorescent bulbs over the work bench with a ballast, a piece of white poster board and three white light cards to reflect diffused light. I use a 6 year old Nikon that is still going strong. The levels and sharpness are adjusted in Photoshop.

Mike - It's an easy build.

Owen - Thank you.
Owengate
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Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 06:19 AM UTC
That looks fantastic!
alchemymike
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Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 05:34 AM UTC
got this in my stash.... nice build!!
Mike
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Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 03:51 AM UTC
EXCELLENT MODEL!

Your photography is exceptional...can you tell us about
equipment and lighting used?

Thanks,
MaKrueger
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Posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 03:43 AM UTC
Well SMK my ass!

Built mostly OOB. I didn't like the fender stowage wooden boxes and tools so I added boxes from the spares. The model was an easy build. The tracks were tedious but went together nice.

I always have better luck with gluing tracks to wheels at the start. When I leave rigid plastic tracks off and try to install last, I always run into fit issues because of paint layer build up.





Model painted with AK real Color. The distressed mottled paint effect was created with the hairspray technique. I used Montex masks for the markings.





Model was weathered with oils, enamels and pigments.









Thanks for looking!
BK