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Tamiya Famo Sd Ah 116 trailer and DML Panzer
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Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 02:53 PM GMT+7
Thanks Tim,

Will do.
The B17 build is over here at this page.
https://forum.largescalemodeller.com/topic/5415-hk-models-b17-memphis-belle-with-ac-models-aircrew/

Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 02:28 AM GMT+7
Good grief soooo much work in there & it's looking fantastic Michael - always mo' dust of course! I'd like to see that Belle when it's done too
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Posted: Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 03:31 PM GMT+7
Hello again,

Back again with the next installment of work.
Work has been slow on the Famo and trailer. I have put extra work in staining the base and glueing and chaining the Dragon Panzer 3 to the trailer.

The brake airlines for the front chassis have also been glued into place on the front trailer arm.

Work has been slow as I have taken on the HK Models B17 with AC Models B17 aircrew.
It has been a passion of mine to build the Memphis Belle in 1/32nd scale so it now become's a reality.
With obtaining the base for the plane in the last couple of weeks it will be built alongside the completion of the famo and trailer.

The aircrew will be completed and the work to finish the famo and trailer will finally be over.





















Michael
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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
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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: 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: 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: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:20 AM GMT+7
nice job
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:11 AM GMT+7
That was painfull
Page 1 progress images restored in lieu of photobucket image logos
airborne1
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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: Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 08:28 AM GMT+7
Hi Ian,

I 'll try and keep this short but it won't be.One web page server had held my images for ransom wanting $400 a year to display my images. Which I cannot afford to pay.
By doing this they put a stop on all the images in this thread.

By doing that I downloaded all my images from the place I had them and relocated them to another server.

By going to another server I have to reload all my images back into each post. Not a quick thing to fix

This build blog is on 3 web pages.
Planet Armour, Armorama and Modellers alliance.
Soooo I have to redo 3 build blogs with the images.
Once I complete 1 it will be simple to cut and paste the others. I hope
Have commenced image replacement here.
http://planetarmor.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9007
When this is done it will be a timely cut and paste thing.

It sucks because there is around 240 images to insert.
I commenced the build in 2013

Michael
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 01:26 AM GMT+7
Whats Happened to all the Photo's!!!!!!?????
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Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 01:08 AM GMT+7
I am in the same quandary there buddy !
J
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Posted: Monday, June 26, 2017 - 11:33 PM GMT+7
New image servers found all I have to do now is repost the images

Somehow in my spare time

Thanks a lot photobucket...

Michael
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Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 10:35 PM GMT+7
This build blog is delayed till a new image server can be found to host the many images.

More to follow..

Michael
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Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 05:37 PM GMT+7
Very True Jerry,

Been like that on many occasions.


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Nice! Thanks for posting. My bench is home made and much bigger but I have learned it doesn't matter how big the work space is. When I start working it is soon restricted to about 10 square inches of work space surrounded by chaos!
J




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Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 01:34 AM GMT+7
Nice! Thnaks for posting. My bench is home made and much bigger but I have learned it doesn't matter how big the work space is. When I start working it is soon restricted to about 10 square inches of work space surrounded by chaos!
J
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Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 07:33 AM GMT+7
Thanks Jerry,

Paintdesk without the carry box.


With a backup paint shelf on the opposite side to the paint desk



Michael
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Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 01:10 AM GMT+7
That is one awesome carrying case for sure but what gets me is your work desk! Wow!
Mine looks like the village dump all the time.
J
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Posted: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:26 PM GMT+7
Travel box made for Famo and trailer





Michael