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T-35 Soviet gigant
TimReynaga
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Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 10:18 AM UTC
Jan, I just came across your build and I second what others have said... this is one fine looking model!
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Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 07:37 AM UTC
thanks guys I am glad you like it
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Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 05:53 AM UTC
Very impressive, the detailing is terrific. Well done.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 02:04 AM UTC
Ahoj Honziku! The detail work is very nicely complemented by the paint job! And just the right amount of tear and wear to make it look real! Great model, I like it a lot!
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Posted: Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 07:35 PM UTC
thanks guys
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Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:01 PM UTC
Very nice work Jan, well done!
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Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:40 AM UTC
That is one heck on a fine job both in the build, and paint.
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Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 01:33 PM UTC
Spectacular finish. All of your detailing really paid off. The colors look right on.




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Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:38 AM UTC
Jan-- Outstanding workmanship
Very well done
DJ
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Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:07 PM UTC
and finaly photo. This tank is really monster
















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Posted: Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 08:22 AM UTC
Thank you! I use two ways to make the weld lines. Either I roll a very thin thread out of the putty (I use Miliput) and then use a toothpick (I cut the tip to make it sharper and narrower) to create the weld texture. Or I cut a piece of the plastic frame left over after taking out all the model parts, I heat it above a flame (normal candle) and stretch it to get a thin line. I lay this on the place where I want to have the weld, tap some thinner over it to soften it and use some metal round-pointed tool to form the weld structure. The putty is good for corner welding while the other technique is better for rims and edges.
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Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 05:09 AM UTC
Great work. I'm curious, what technique do you use to recreate those beautiful weld lines? Thinned putty in a syringe?

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Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 01:43 AM UTC
and start coloring and fading and wash












habouji
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Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 - 07:55 AM UTC
here little progres










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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 12:11 AM UTC

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Thank you all for the nice comments, I'm happy that you like my work!



Hi Jan,
Many years ago I built both the T-35 and IT-28 from ICM.
One of them, and I do not remember which one, had problems with how the track fitted over the sprocket wheel.
With one track link on each tooth there was a gap between the links. I "solved" this by reducing the diameter of the sprocket until the links would join to form a continous track.
There was some kind of edge/shelf inside of the teeth which I filed down and then I had to file down the teeth as well.
/ Robin



i wan using Fruil metal track I hope there will be no problem
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 11:47 PM UTC
Nice work bringing this early kit up to par.
Pushing the bar up, and glad after what you have to do, I am not trying one. LOL
Great job.

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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 02:52 AM UTC

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Thank you all for the nice comments, I'm happy that you like my work!



Hi Jan,
Many years ago I built both the T-35 and IT-28 from ICM.
One of them, and I do not remember which one, had problems with how the track fitted over the sprocket wheel.
With one track link on each tooth there was a gap between the links. I "solved" this by reducing the diameter of the sprocket until the links would join to form a continous track.
There was some kind of edge/shelf inside of the teeth which I filed down and then I had to file down the teeth as well.
/ Robin
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 10:43 PM UTC
I agree with everyone Jan – this land-battleship is looking superb thanks to your excellent detailing. It really deserves to star in a diorama with figures, to emphasise it’s size
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 10:09 AM UTC
Very impressive! Your added details bring this old kit to new life!

Watching with interest
habouji
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 08:42 AM UTC
Thank you all for the nice comments, I'm happy that you like my work!
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 - 11:22 PM UTC
Impressive detailing!

/ Robin
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 05:01 AM UTC
What a beast from someone's warped mind. And it's looking great!
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 03:37 AM UTC
Great updates on this Monster.
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 11:04 PM UTC
Hi Jan

Nice progress being made. I'm following with interest.

Greetings from Prague
habouji
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 10:35 PM UTC
little progres