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Iraqi Type 69-II, Takom 1/35 (2nd attempt)
Doodeck
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Croatia Hrvatska
Member Since: August 15, 2014
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Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 01:29 AM UTC
Greetings all!
After unsuccesfull striping of paint on my first attempt on this model (paint gunked in nooks and crannies and I just gave up), here is my second try and I call it finished (after I took pictures, I glued the glass on lights and gave the model another light coat of matt clear coat). Still need to add a layer or two of gloss coat on black lenses, photos don't give them justice, in reality they dont look so uneven, but just to be sure...
Anyway, model is built OOB, even those link-by-link tracks that tend to fall apart when weathering (they just hate thinners).
Comments and critics are welcome as always.










jphillips
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Arizona, United States
Member Since: February 25, 2007
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Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 03:00 AM UTC
Nice weathering on this tank.
TopSmith
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Washington, United States
Member Since: August 09, 2002
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Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 02:55 PM UTC
Much nicer. I have this kit. Did you have any issues with construction?
Doodeck
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Croatia Hrvatska
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Posted: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 06:46 PM UTC
Thanks for the feedback guys, I'm glad you like it.
Greg, kit went together without any major issues. Dry fitting solves majority of them (laser rangefinder positioning to be parallel with the barell, connection points of the additional bar armour needed to be sanded at an angle to fit better to the cupola and that little conection rod that links the IR light (very fiddly so I had to glue it permanently). And, of course, the tracks. Made them in two runs each with the help of adhesive tape.
18Bravo
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Colorado, United States
Member Since: January 20, 2005
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Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 06:49 AM UTC
Nicely done. Looking at it I'd never guess you had problems with it.
Johnnych01
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Member Since: June 29, 2019
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Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 07:01 AM UTC
Great recovery on the repainting, you would know it was done.
It looks like a very worn, battle used tank with great weathering. Well done.
Doodeck
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Croatia Hrvatska
Member Since: August 15, 2014
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Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 07:40 AM UTC
Thanks guys, but obviously I wasnt clear in opening post, so please forgive me. This is NOT the same model I did before, that one gunked paint while stripping it beyond my abilities to strip it all down clearly, this is entirely NEW one.
TopSmith
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 01:13 PM UTC
Yes, but... if you had successfully stripped the paint and repainted, it would be this paint job (your second). Well done.
hanb7323
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Daejeon, Korea / 대한민국
Member Since: October 06, 2014
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 02:39 PM UTC
Fantastic. Congratulations