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BogiBg
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Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 08:21 AM UTC
Thomas, looks really good so far.
Small update on my last entry...
I fixed all of the missing details for British version of M7 Priest.

and painted base OD.

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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 11:09 PM UTC

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Thomas,

I think you already have a show stopper!
Excellent job sofar,




too kind, thank you very much Angel
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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 10:59 PM UTC
Thomas,

I think you already have a show stopper!
Excellent job sofar,



Black_sheep
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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 10:39 PM UTC
Gentlemen, basepainting with GUNZE 136 russian green (excellent match) and a cautious highlightening with GUNZE 312 Green FS34227 is finished. Also did prepaint the tracks and running wheels and dirty up the lower hull. For a better handling during painting the upper and lower hull as the drivers compartment and the gun itself are still not glued together:







I am satisfied so far with everything. Now I need to paint some small Instruments and the sparetracks and then we will prepare for an burned umber oilwash of everything
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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 08:41 AM UTC
Thank's, my friends. Angel, one will be enough, once, when I come for a visit.
Normally I don't drink but for you I will find some rakija we can share.
Peter, go for it. Bronco's Bishop is excellent model. Demanding, complicated but fun. Everything fits and everything you need is in the box. Contrary to, for example , Dragon m7 Priest.
So, see you in your campaigns, they are next on the list.
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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 08:18 AM UTC
A wonderful line up from the man that does not sleep..

Great work Bogi. I have the Bishop and this makes me want to build it...
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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 08:11 AM UTC
I should treat you a drink for each finished model, Bogi!

Clean builds-as usual, effective painting-as usual and superb finishing- as usual too!!!

Extremely well done, sir!



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Posted: Saturday, March 07, 2020 - 07:09 AM UTC
I managed to finish something...
Inspirational photos first.



This Fk.39(r) looks like it has some camo pattern painted on, but, since it's hardly visible on photo I painted it simple dark yellow. Same thing with Bishop, Bronco depicted it as one coloured but to me it looks like there are two, at least on the mud guards.



So, my four entry's,

















And fifth one progressing slowly...


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Posted: Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 04:59 AM UTC

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Loving every post that you put up Thomas. It is a fantastic build.



Thank you very much Peter, I am happy to hear this. Looking for an appropriate crew now for her after I completed the outside paintjob
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Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 - 08:28 AM UTC
Loving every post that you put up Thomas. It is a fantastic build.

Paint down is a major step Mike. Looks great.
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Posted: Monday, March 02, 2020 - 04:33 AM UTC

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Very nice Thomas



Thank you Marc
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Posted: Sunday, March 01, 2020 - 12:03 PM UTC
Not much in the way of "building," but I did get some more paint on.



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Posted: Sunday, March 01, 2020 - 08:22 AM UTC
Very nice Thomas
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Posted: Sunday, March 01, 2020 - 06:07 AM UTC
Hello everyone,

finally I happily finished all interiors of my Malka. First finished was the rear crew compartment, quite narrow for four guys!








and a view through the open hatch with my endoscopic camera which was borrowed from my office:












After that finshed up the rear ammo storage compartment:




again some closer views with the endoscopic camera:





and finally the most demanding part - the driving compartment:









Last action so far was the plain base russian green coat at the vehicle´s outside surfaces:


To be continued...
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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:40 AM UTC
Started working on the gun. Picked up a RB metal barrel.

Petro
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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 02:46 AM UTC
Thanks.
They are actually strecthed sprue
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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 02:20 AM UTC
nice job with the weld numbers, putty for them as well ?

Sean
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Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 04:26 PM UTC
Gratuitous kit pic.

Substructure, suspension and upper hull parts added. I'm actually further along with wheels being assembled to begin prepping for tracks

Welds added and a little stippling of putty.

Mantlet casting number added. A test of patience lol. Looks like 912 in the reference pic.

Casting number added to cast "cheek" piece.
petbat
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Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 09:26 AM UTC
Nearly there Dutik. Ah, the verable ol' Tamiya Sand Bags... memories.

Also looking very nice Joseph. Looking forward to seeing it green...
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Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 08:10 AM UTC
Hello everyone,
My ML-20 has been primed.




Thanks,
Joseoh
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Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 07:57 AM UTC
Siege of Port Arthur
IJA 280mm howitzer


Update: Finished the base.





Enjoy!
- dutik
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Posted: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 02:47 AM UTC
Great job, Peter!



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Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 08:50 PM UTC
Thanks Bogi. I'm not a modelling machine like you, so it may be a while before you see them both
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 06:49 PM UTC
Well done Peter. In combination with Scammell it will look even better. Hope to see them together soon...
petbat
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 10:23 AM UTC
Okay, calling the Thunder Models British BL 7.2Inch Howitzer done. Need to make a muzzle cover and maybe the breech cover although not sure I want to hide that - This is going to be a towed gun. Also need to add a bit of chipping to the tow hooks plus a bit more weathering, but I will do that once I have built the Scammell artillery tractor for it, so I can blend them together.

Pics in the gallery, but duplicated here.