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Swedish steel. Stridsvagen 103 B. Part I
Plasticbattle
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Posted: Sunday, January 09, 2005 - 04:48 AM UTC
Hi guys. The build is complete on my strv. 103B. Built OOB except for some ties for the pioneer tools and two hoses still to be added. I havent added these yet as they are rubber already and will not need painting. Nice build and fit was quite good. My first Trumpeter kit and Im relieved as I have the leopold to build at some stage!
The white texture is putty and cement mixed to add some 3D effect to the mud to be applied after painting. All comments and critic are welcome.








Uruk-Hai
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Posted: Sunday, January 09, 2005 - 05:37 AM UTC
Im kind of disapointed, I was looking forward to see you model Vasa.

Looks promising.
Plasticbattle
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Posted: Sunday, January 09, 2005 - 06:09 AM UTC
Hej Toke! A certain person told me when I started the Vasa that I would probably not finish it! :-)
Its on ..er.. hold, you could say! Someday maybe! Realistically it would take too long, to get it to look acceptable, and I dont have the patience for this now! I wanted to be part of the Swedish campaign and have a finished model for it! See you around!
generalzod
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Posted: Sunday, January 09, 2005 - 08:19 AM UTC
Frank
Looks great What color will it be? That's one AFV on my "to do list" :-)
Plasticbattle
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Posted: Sunday, January 09, 2005 - 01:43 PM UTC
Thanks Chad. XF-13 J.A.GREEN was recommended to me! I have ordered this paint so am not sure what it looks like ...I believe its a "black green". I will probably fade it and with washes etc. the tone will change anyway! Thats the plan so far!
The_Swede
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Posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 - 10:09 AM UTC
Looks good.
Remember to cut away the two first digits (20) from the registration number before aplying it.
The B-version only had four digit numbers.

/Thord
Plasticbattle
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Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 - 05:42 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Remember to cut away the two first digits (20) from the registration number before aplying it.
The B-version only had four digit numbers.


Hi Thord. Thanks for the reply. I read your comments on Anders Isacsson´s S-tank on the IPMS site a while back and realised this has to be done!. Ive been meaning to ask you ....... is this on all positions where the registration is placed?
I saw on Johnny Puma´s site that he recommends XF-13 J.A.GREEN for the right/ or possibly nearest green for the S-tank. What do you think? I sprayed it using this colour anyway, and it looks OK to me. I preshaded with a little black added, then used it straight and then faded a little with light grey. I liked the colour Anders made, and this turned out similar.
Hows your own S-tank coming along? Have you worked on it since? Lyka till!

The_Swede
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Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 - 06:55 PM UTC
Hi.

Yes, the first two digits was not displayed in the registration number, even thou it actually was there in the files.
Not until the C-version came along the two first digits was displayed.
About colours I'm not sure.
I haven't dug into that matter but the overall green of the B-version was a little more greyish than the "modern" green and not so dark, spray some dust over and it will be ok.
My own builds has come to a halt due to various reasons, the computer and the family is taking too much time and I haven't found the right mood to place my but in the hoby room.

/Thord