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Current project: DML Panzer IV D
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Posted: Friday, April 14, 2006 - 02:46 AM UTC
Not sure this is where the meeting meant post, but if wrong I'll move it! This is one of my current projects nearing completion, the DML Panzer IV D in tropical schem of sand brown over factory applied grey. Comments welcomed.

Vinnie

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Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2006 - 12:54 AM UTC
I like the worn away paint effect over the front, very prototypical as tank crews would, more often than not, mount their vehicle from the lowest point, the front. Also so the driver knew they were getting on board, tracks can give you a nsty nip
how have you achieved the sag in the track?
The chain in the locking pin is a nice touch too
I have a panzer II (I think) what would have been the colour of the primer coat under the Grey camo? What paint is the best match for "Panzer Grey" ?
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 03:17 AM UTC
Hi Mal, the track sag is easy on these 'cos they're individual links. These were originally grey when they arrived in Africa and then overpainted in sand, I think they would have had a red oxide primer under the grey though, as for best match..... God knows? I just custom mix until I get it looking right!

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Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2006 - 11:51 AM UTC
Thanks Vinnie, now you have a new modelling room is the any progress on this
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