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Tamiya Famo Sd Ah 116 trailer and DML Panzer
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 08:38 AM GMT+7
Oh and if anyone asks
This is how it's done





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Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:11 AM GMT+7
That was painfull
Page 1 progress images restored in lieu of photobucket image logos
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Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:29 AM GMT+7

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That was painfull
Page 1 progress images restored in lieu of photobucket image logos



That's why I don't touch any former posts... armorama, planetarmor and my blog also "lost". But I simply don't have the time to go back and remove-restore all the pictures
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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 01:24 PM GMT+7
I hear you Zsoft,

Being that I have been running the thread for so long I'm persisting to show the images and remove anything that relates to photobucket.

If I have the time to spend 4 years on a build then a few hours changing photo's can be absorbed in to the joys of plastic modelling.

Michael
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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 03:32 PM GMT+7

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I hear you Zsoft,

Being that I have been running the thread for so long I'm persisting to show the images and remove anything that relates to photobucket.

If I have the time to spend 4 years on a build then a few hours changing photo's can be absorbed in to the joys of plastic modelling.

Michael



Thank you.
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Posted: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - 08:05 PM GMT+7
Back again with the next installment of wip on the Dragon Panzer 3
Still working on the weathering on the rear deck and scaling some areas back of being overweathered.
The images have been taken on the phone camera and don't come up as clear
Getting it all ready to be glued to the trailer, slow work but it's getting there.





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Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:25 PM GMT+7
Small update

The final figure to go in the Famo.




Michael
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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:20 AM GMT+7
nice job
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Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:14 AM GMT+7
Aha wondered about this one. Just to say that Mk III actually looks like it’s made of metal rather than plastic, mainly due to all the tone/colour variations – did you brush or air-brush? Might quibble about the shiney rubber on the wheels (unless they're representing wet?) but otherwise it’s a real gem
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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:27 AM GMT+7
Thanks Guys,

Tim,

It's not the best of photo's but a good point about the wheels.
The intention was to show wear on the rubber wheel being worn by the metal track. Trying to provide a variation of colour to the outside wheel rubber.

The Panzer was airbrushed with a final satin coat.Weathering was then applied over the top in a wet format.ie:Pigments mixed with Methylated spirits and applied with a fine brush around the recess sections.

It was a first time using the satin coat, sort of a metallic like appearance when looking at the model at different angles.

Michael
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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 04:29 PM GMT+7
Hmm thanks for tricks-of-trade, must try that myself as it clearly works very well. As for the wheels, for variation I usually make the sides dustier relative to the shade of the surface contacting the track...although there is an argument to have it t'other way round!
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Posted: Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:01 PM GMT+7
No Worries Tim,

I'm glad to have helped.

I don't think there needs to be an argument over dusty plastic wheels.
That's the joy in our hobby and how we represent our models.

Michael