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Sherman V B.C. Dragoons
generalzod
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 03:18 AM UTC
Here are the pics of my Sherman for the campaign DML M4A4 Formations turret and idlers RHPS tracks and some PE Painted with Tamiya khaki drab Ultracast decals of the British Columbia Dragoons







ex-royal
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 03:41 AM UTC
Hi chad,
Well everyone knows im a sucker for a sherman and an even bigger one for a Canuck Shermie..>You did a real nice job with it I like the over all effect. I have one small point for you I hope you dont mind. SHerman V's did not have a gun travel lock installed, sorry. Why I dont know but they never did. Keep up the great work.
Cheers,
Bryan
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 03:50 AM UTC
Bryan
Thanks for the comments and compiments I thought I saw a pic or two of a Sherman V with the travel lock I gotta look at those pics again I may have seen things too

I used your weldbead article as a guideline I couldn't find any Tamiya extra thin cement So I used Testors liquid glue Also I couldn't find any .010 plastic So I used .020 round stock It was my first time doing those weld beads

I don't think they turned out too bad Thanks again
shonen_red
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 04:05 AM UTC
I just love Shermans! Just some nitpicking, the inside of the barrel could need some blackening, since I know it should be a long tube. Adding black would simulate that it is hollow

Also, the white star stands too much. Probably a light coat of OD would do? Or maybe some dusting would tone it down

Nice work mate!
DaveCox
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 04:19 AM UTC
Great looking Shermie - a bit too clean for my tastes but well made and painted.
generalzod
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Posted: Saturday, July 02, 2005 - 12:48 PM UTC
Here's some more pics I took off the travel lock and added some black to the barrel I also added a thin fog coat of testors field drab enamel to dusty it up a bit It's looks a bit more toned down especially the decals





TankCarl
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Posted: Sunday, July 03, 2005 - 03:59 AM UTC
Lord Zod,I knee knee.I think you should drill tiny rain drain holes near the bottom edge of the armored semi circles near the fuel caps.
Was the reddish tinge from close proximity to Helga?

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Prato
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Posted: Monday, July 04, 2005 - 12:59 AM UTC
Awesome shermie, Chad! And From the Commonwealth! It's beautiful! very well built and painted, nice finishing touches, good decals options! Everythink seems to be in place! Are you going to place it in a dio, or is it just for showing?
Cheers and happy modelling!
Prato
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Posted: Monday, July 04, 2005 - 01:13 AM UTC
Lord Carl
I knee I knee The holes have been drilled However I can't get a good closeup photo yet I will try it later in some different light Also thar reddish tint is probably from the enamel field drab overspray I did I wanted to tone down the decals some

Prato
Thanks for the kind words I build just for vehicle display I drive big rig/18 wheeler/tractor trailer for a living I take some models with me The pics were taken in the cab area of the truck
INDIA11A
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Posted: Monday, July 04, 2005 - 07:00 AM UTC
Nice build, but it is just so clean. Maybe a little dust and road grime on the lower hull and suspension. Storage, needs more storage of "STUFF". Overall very nice.