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  1. PanzerProfile

    PanzerProfile New Member

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    Hey modellers,
    I'd like to see what you're all working on right now! You can also ask questions or problems you come across, we'll try to solve 'em together. As for me, I'm (still) working on a Panther G, which is quite tough because of it's tracks. I just can't get them done. You're supposed to melt the two ends together but they keep on loosening again. Really frustrating.
    Furthermore I started to work on a SdKfz 251/1 'hanomag' and a SdKfz 251/22 "pakwagen": the hanomag deployed with a pak 40 in it.
    Share your experiences!
     
  2. Danyel Phelps

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    I'm working on an M4A3 (75) Sherman. A little angry because the kit came with the wrong wheels. To make it worse, I slipped up while painting the tires black, so I just had to paint the wheels entirely black. Also, some cement got smeared on the edge of the front hull; luckily I was able to fix this by dry brushing some metallic coloring on the Sherman to make it look battle worn.

    I'll try to get a picture when I’m done. My next project will be a Remote Control King Tiger.
     
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    Wrong wheels ? Which brand is this ?
     
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    Tamiya ? I´m surprised. I didn´t think they would have made such an error. I´ve never built the Tamiya Sherman, but I have 5 Dragon 1/35 scale Shermans. They´re all beautiful kits, and except for those with HVSS suspension, they all come with two different sets of wheels, and two sets of tracks as well.
     
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    Now that I look, the kit did come with two sets of wheels. Now, excuse me whilst I bang my head against the wall for @#$%ing up my Sherman.
     
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    Careful! You'll hurt the wall! :D
    I'm still NOT working on my M3 Grant discussed earlier. I can't find the time and furthermore I'm tired so my hands get shaky.
     
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    I´m working on a 1/72 scale Bristol Bulldog. It´s an old Airfix kit, not the worst of them though, and I´m doing it to practise my skills in emulating metal surfaces. And just having fun doing it.
     
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    Well, I'm almost finished with my flakvierling halftrack, so yesterday I started on a 1/35th Pkw IV. Nice looking model but it only came with the short 75mm gun, so I'm gonna try to make the long version from scratch.
     
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    Rigt now there are three models on my table. All Russian; one BA-20 armoured car, one T-37A light amphibian tank and one T-34/85 mod 1944. I have this crazy idea that I will try to build one ex of all armoured vehicles that Soviet Union used during ww2. So far I have built 25 diffrent models.
    Magnus
     
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    I'm finishing a tiger (p) with fruilmodel tracks, just the panting is needed :roll:
     
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    Well I see you're all very busy! Nice!
    Danyel please tell me you didn't do your sherman with the wrong wheels while the good ones werein the kit... PLEASE! :eek: :)
     
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    I have a few on the go. Turning a late Panther G into an earlier one and turning an early Jagdpanther into a late one. Both Dragon kits and I'm swapping the parts over. I've also got a T34/76 and a T34/85 1943 on the go but I've sort of lost interest a bit for now. I go in fits and starts when it comes to modelling.

    I'll probably start something new again soon. Maybe a Sherman Firefly!!!

    Nice Porsche Tiger by the way me262.
     
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    and here is my next project, already in progress :smok: :grin:
    does not need intorduction :wink:
     
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    Looks like you'lllhave a lot of fun!

    The next set of models I want to paint will be motorized and only after I buy a spray painting kit.

    Do you have any experience with making stencils for model painting numbers and writing parts of the building process?
     
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    why do you want motorized models? :-?

    I have an aztek air brush, double action, real neat to paint little details :wink:
     
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    That zimmerit looks really good me262. And it´s more fun with photoetched parts isn´t it ? :)

    Do you have any finished models to show us ?
     
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    I wish upon a star, yes but the funds are really low right now due to my need for medication. My leg injury and cancer operations take most of the funding.
    Qestion: Is that the air pump, not an airosol can, spray set?
    Yes I really would like to buy WWII tanks that are motorized, it would give great interest to the neighbourhood cats. :D
     
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    yeap, the air brush uses a little compresor, almost noiseless,
     
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    I have several, but almot all of them are in boxes, the thing is that we move about 6 months ago to our own home and in the moving i decide to put all my stuff in boxes, to this day I have not been able to take it out, for one thing , I need to build a cabinet so I can put the model in, I just finish the final sanding, the next step the stain and the sealer and top coat, still some days to go, just for you I will open the boxes and take some pics, just give me some time, ok?
     

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