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Armor/AFV: Axis - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Axis forces during World War II.
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Maus 1:35 with interior
southpier
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Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 01:05 PM UTC
very much looking forward to that!
FlorinM
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 05:13 PM UTC
Until the Bird is done I will sneak in some updates. But then it will be 110%, supercharged Mouse.
jrutman
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 01:11 AM UTC
Nice to see you back to it again !
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Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 07:39 PM UTC
YAY! An update! The B-29 looks great, but is it time to move on to something that will not fly? Great seats! I like the idea of the carved plastic, I will have to use that.
FlorinM
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Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 05:50 PM UTC
Carved plastic and bent copper wire are about to become the seats for the driver and radio operator

FlorinM
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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 03:21 AM UTC
Making a slow, steady progress on the commission Superfortress. Eager to return to my Maus.
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 06:41 AM UTC
Did you ever finish that B-29? Good luck! Uploading any more pictures?
jrutman
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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 03:19 AM UTC
Yep,that'll work well as far as I am concerned. Smooth casting.
Have you heard about the upcoming Maus release with full interior ? You are probably the reason they made that kit ! LoL
J
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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 02:56 AM UTC
Maybe try Alclad Aluminum after a basecoat of black? after resin casting...
FlorinM
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 11:52 PM UTC
Failed attempt at coating the fuel tanks with aluminum foil, While it looks better than paint, the material used to make the tanks, Styrodur, is elastic and prevents a perfect, uniform adhesion of the foil. Not much of a problem, the shape is OK and the part will be cast in resin.

FlorinM
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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 03:24 AM UTC
Yes, Sire! Soon, I promise!
jrutman
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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 02:08 AM UTC
It will be nice when you get back to work on this little gem.
J
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 03:08 PM UTC
Well I guess it's a good thing that I speak German.
FlorinM
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 06:52 PM UTC
It is one of the many sources, yes, but not the primary one. There is an article in Waffen Revue numbers 16-20/1975 and some stuff in Russian that supplement the information.
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 06:34 AM UTC
I received Kampfpanzer Maus by Michael Fröhlich and I must say, I now understand how you were able to get such accurate detail in your model.
FlorinM
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Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 11:38 PM UTC
Thank you for the continuing support, doing my best to finish the B-29 as soon as possible. Say tuned, this Maus must and will be finished!
Blaubar
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Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 09:00 PM UTC
May speed be with you and the B-29.
We need the Maus story to go on. One of my all-time fav threads out there.
FlorinM
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Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 09:38 AM UTC
Still working on the Monogram B-29, there is much work to be done.
For those interested, this is the how it looks thus far
https://www.scalemates.com/profiles/mate.php?id=11681&p=albums&album=33986
(Sorry for the off-topic)
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 08:59 AM UTC
Never letting this thread die! Mind showing some pictures of the b-29 at some point? Would love to see more of your work! Cheers mate!
polo2016
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Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:15 AM UTC
hello all,

your Maus is very nice,you given me want to make mine almost by myself interior and exterior.

i think it will during one year.

http://www.colleurs-de-plastique.com/forums/showthread.php?63651-Maus-1-35-entièrement-scratch-(ou-presque).




FlorinM
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Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:27 PM UTC
About halfway through that build, work resumes on the Maus as soon as I'm done with the B-29.
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:24 AM UTC
I'm still holding out for this post! Hope the B-29 is coming along!
Braille
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Posted: Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 04:50 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Was it translated in English? I have the original edition in German. The book is excellent.



Sorry about the long delay in getting an answer back to you. The book is well worth the investment, my copy is in english. Excellent book if you're interested in knowing about this beast.

~ Eddy
HistoricArmor_97
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Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 01:08 PM UTC
Very nice! I can't wait to see the progress no matter how long it takes. Cheers
FlorinM
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Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 06:07 PM UTC
I am currently working on a foiled 1:48th B-29 Superfortress for someone because I really, really need the money and am eager to resume work on this project as soon as that thing is done. There is a tiny step forward on the Maus, just shot the aluminum barrels with some self-etching primer. In the upper right corner you can see the landing gear bay walls of the B-29 halfway done.