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Tiger Late, Normandy 1944

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This is the Tamiya Tiger Late, built with complete Verlinden interior and engine bay, Cavalier zimmerit, Tiger Model Designs asymmetrical turret and track hangars, Fruil tracks, Eduard P/E and gun barrel, and Techmod decals representing a vehicle from the Schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 101.

It is finished in Tamiya and Vallejo acrylics using Iwata airbrushes, and weathered with MIG products. The figure is of unknown origin, and the cans and barrels are from the old Tamiya set.
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About the Author

About Kyle Guerry (DieselRocket)

Visit my blog - "DieselRocket's Military Modeling" - http://drmmtx.blogspot.com - to see more of my work and the work of some of my pals.


Hey Kyle, as you know, your Tiger is great inspiration for me. thank for every thing Kyle! Gary
MAR 06, 2012 - 06:27 PM
Thanks Eugene! You're welcome Gary! I'm glad the model bug bit you and we can do this stuff together, it's great fun!
MAR 07, 2012 - 12:19 AM
Great job Kyle ..Good to see the old Tamiya kit built up so well ... oh by the way ..The figure is by Warriors (I have the box sitting here right beside me Rick
MAR 07, 2012 - 05:14 AM
Thanks a ton Rick - I thought it might be Warriors, and even called it that on my blog, but the more I thought about it, the less I could remember... built the tank about 5 or 6 years ago. I do appreciate it!
MAR 07, 2012 - 05:17 AM
Very nice build. You added some really nice details. Thanks for sharing
MAR 07, 2012 - 08:49 AM
Thanks Jesper - honored to share my tank with such a great community
MAR 09, 2012 - 01:41 AM
Great Finish on one of my fav's .The figure looks great too PEA DOT looks awesome not over done. Nice one DERV man Geraint
MAR 09, 2012 - 11:34 PM
@DieselRocket – Kyle, You’ve done an outstanding job of bringing the old Tamiya kit up to date and them some! Suburb job on the figure the vehicles camouflage and weathering and display base. The damage to the Zimmerit paste looks realistic too. My favorite part of this build is the chain draped around the front headlight. Excellent set of photographs to show off an inspirational build! Thanks for sharing and featuring your build here, hoping to see more of your work, ~ Eddy
MAR 11, 2012 - 06:07 AM
Geraint and Eddy, thank you both. Every now and then I like to go "all out" and this was one of those few times. Expensive to throw the kitchen sink at these things! I'm appreciative of your opinions, and I too hope I will be able to share more with Armorama in the future.
MAR 11, 2012 - 11:11 PM
I'm awe-struck! Your talent preceed's you, Kyle. What a nice build, fantastic job with the all the after-market accessories! And a beautiful job on your painting & weathering, totally awesome. Thanks for posting this. - ralph
MAR 30, 2012 - 02:10 AM