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Iraqi T-55A

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G. Montecalvo presents his latest work, an 1/35th scale Iraqi T-55A. The completed model is based on the Tamiya kit with added MV lenses, Friul tracks and a Jordi Rubio barrel, scratch built left fender, fuel lines, exhaust cover & turret markings. Added details include chipped road wheels, metal grab handles and reworked fenders. It was painted with acrylics and weathered with enamels, paint pigments and pastels.
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About the Author

About G. Montecalvo (Monte)
FROM: RHODE ISLAND, UNITED STATES

I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I translate ethnic slurs for Cuban refugees, write award-winning operas, and manage time efficiently. Occas...


Comments

Hi; Good Work & nice Dio;-- Altho check your references as one side of your tracks are backwards. The pattern of the tracks should all face the same way !! CHEERS; MIKE.
MAR 07, 2016 - 09:52 AM
Thanks Mike, I didn't notice that. I will correct it.
MAR 07, 2016 - 01:00 PM
Great work. It does look like a real tank.
MAR 07, 2016 - 05:48 PM
grunt136mike which side is wrong left or right?
MAR 16, 2016 - 05:06 AM
GMontecalvo What colors did you use for the camo? Brand of paint. I am doing a sand and green Syrian T55.
MAR 16, 2016 - 05:08 AM
Monte Did you use kit track or aftermarket?
MAR 16, 2016 - 05:10 AM
Very realistic!!! Excellent photographs. Thanks for sharing. ~ Eddy
MAR 24, 2016 - 06:02 PM
after the t-54b most produced tank in the world. not the chicom version the type t-59 mbt.
MAR 24, 2016 - 09:59 PM
great work, very réalistic
MAR 26, 2016 - 03:17 AM
Thanks guys for the comments.
APR 01, 2016 - 08:18 AM