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SpiritsEye
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Posted: Friday, February 11, 2005 - 07:20 PM UTC
here it is, my finished jagdpanther for the tank terror entry.











Thanks for looking
SgtWilhite
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Posted: Friday, February 11, 2005 - 08:45 PM UTC
That wound up looking pretty good. You did a good job on the paint. I noticed you didn't weather it too much. Personally, I don't weather anyhing I build. I know it takes away some from the "reality" of the model, but I just like 'em clean.

But anyway, great job and I'm glad you were able to get it finished before the campaign wound up. Thanks for submitting it.
SpiritsEye
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Posted: Saturday, February 12, 2005 - 04:20 AM UTC
Thanks Tony for the comment!

as for finishing the model, it really depends on the modeller himself, if he likes em dirtied up: so be it..

for me..i like a mix of both sometimes..sometimes i do my models clean and sometimes real dirty...

Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2005 - 12:43 AM UTC
That is a great looking jagdpanther. Nice clean build.
slodder
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2005 - 01:05 AM UTC
The camo is great and the overall build is really nice.

The one thing I would offer for you to try next build is to cut down your decals right down to the image/color part. This will get rid of the (very small) edge that can silver on you and distract from a great build. I take a metal straight edge and a brand new #11 blade and cut off all the excess paper before I put the decal into water. When I remove the decal from the water I carefully inspect it for any extra film that didn't get cut off. I even go to the extent of removing the inside of number and the funny triangle in ones like the 4.


This is a great build and is wonderfullly done.
SpiritsEye
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2005 - 05:10 PM UTC
THanks for the comments guys and Scott thanks for the tip, i'll bear that in mind..

i'll try that in my next build...hell, i dont even know wat my next build will be...

i'm finishing up a panther A now...everything is set, except for the weathering...hope to show u guys the pics soon

Moezilla
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2005 - 05:12 PM UTC
Great job Danny, I like that bad boy. Gonna have to see if I can find one to use with my coupon tomorrow at Hobby Lobby.
mondo
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2005 - 08:59 PM UTC
Great work there. Be carefull where you point that thing
19k
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Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 - 07:29 PM UTC
Very nice. Those spare track links really caught my eye too. Great job.
Martinnnn
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Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 - 07:34 PM UTC
Very nice jagdpanther, I've got nothing to add!

Go start your next build! :-)
bison126
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Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 - 08:29 PM UTC

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The one thing I would offer for you to try next build is to cut down your decals right down to the image/color part. This will get rid of the (very small) edge that can silver on you and distract from a great build. I take a metal straight edge and a brand new #11 blade and cut off all the excess paper before I put the decal into water. When I remove the decal from the water I carefully inspect it for any extra film that didn't get cut off. I even go to the extent of removing the inside of number and the funny triangle in ones like the 4.



I agree with you, it is easy to get rid of the bright film. Personnally, I cut the paper as close as possible but As I don't want to damage my decals by a too shaking hand I spray a gloss varnish coat before applying the decals and when dry another coat of flat varnish. Thus no bright spot remains.
Doing this before the weathering step facilitates it without putting your camo at risk.

SpiritsEye, really nice build. I like the way you just scratch some paint without turning your model into a rusty dump
SpiritsEye
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Posted: Monday, February 14, 2005 - 10:52 PM UTC
Thanks guys for the encouragement..it really means alot to me...motivates me to build more!