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bluriusz

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  1. Whippet MkA - Emhar 1/35

    Wow! Absolutely amazing!
  2. T-34/76

    Great built! The only thing, is a bit too shiny for me. But it might be because of light. Good old Russian! Bart
  3. @MikeR @janneman36 @Arachnid I hope you can see the pictures now.
  4. Hello Everyone! I've just finished this amazing kit. Well close to amazing. It had few bits I didn't like but overall it is a really nice kit. Painted with Tamiya mix of Buff, Dark Yellow and random Grey in proportions 33%+33%+33% and then just a bit of grey. This is very first time I've used oil paint to do shadows and highlights and must say it's soooo easy! I hope you'll like it and you can see the pictures! Thanks for watching! See ya!
  5. Revell 1/24 - AUDI A4 DTM 2009

    I've seen yours and found it quite funny to have two the same kits on the forum pretty much at the same time. Black didn't scare me. Just ate a cat in the meanwhile with Black Sabbath in the background. Yeah, I used the kit decals, pretty hard to apply once you've put everything together, but thankfully Set & Sol came with the rescue.
  6. Revell 1/24 - AUDI A4 DTM 2009

    For all who can't see any pictures: there's a link: https://goo.gl/photos/TpnQ1v6JVYtvAPNz6 Don't know why it doesn't work. Must be because google took over picasa web albums..
  7. Hello, Finally I had some time to finish anything. This time I was working on a car. Quite a nice kit to build, straight forward with good fit. But as usual I had some problems on the way. Starting with lack of instructions on how to paint the interior, aluminium roof was a bit of a pain, I couldn't achieve smooth surface, tried Mr. color metal paints, AK true Metal wax, finally used old good Alclad2. I thought, that will be my try with high gloss Halfords laquers, Audi real colour. But then, I looked in the instructions, and bang - this car has a satin finish.. I used it anyway and to be honest it looks way better satin than gloss. Some parts were meant to be gloss, like chassis. I guess that's because they used the same chassis for different variants on the track. Decals were a dream to work with, no big issues with the kit. Pictures: Now back to tanksThanks,Bart
  8. 1/35 Trumpeter - BTR 60 PU

    It is real thing. Only "maybe" is the interior colour. You're absolutely right! Trumpeter got it wrong in the instructions. I didn't even thought about it until now. It's quite obvious that this will be a Czech flag in a circle.. Just read that even the vehicle variant is wrong.. Well close but wrong. It's BTR-60 PU12.. :facepalm:
  9. 1/35 Trumpeter - BTR 60 PU

    Thanks everyone! It's quite motivating when your builds are appreciated. Really! Not sure, but according to the internet, it's AMU telescope mast, which was used for guiding anti-aircraft vehicles. Sounds quite possible, but I'd be happy if anyone who knows more could correct me if I'm wrong.
  10. Hello! It's been a while again. I've recently finished this great Trumpeter's model - BTR 60 PU with interior. When I saw this model kit, immediatly I had this thought of showing the interior via cut-offs in the upper hull. Finally I've picked this one to do and had a chance to do this project. In the meantime I've decided to put some lights inside powered by a battery placed in engine bay (the kit doesn't provide any details in this section. The kit itself was nicely moulded and detailed. The only problem I had, when it came to join together lower and upper hulls. Dry fitting was ok, but then when everything was finished, big gaps appeared in front.. Managed to fill them and finish the model. When it comes to interior colour, it's not 100% accurate for this exact vehicle. I've done some research and appeared, that there was pretty much everything from white, thru green and even blue. I've painted the instruments in classic russian cold war interior colour greelue (green+blue) Enjoy and don't be scared to comment! On some pictures looks like some wheels are not flat on the ground, that's due to my vinyl background, which is quite stiff and model isn't heavy enough to make it flat.. Thanks for your attention, Will be back soon! Bart.
  11. Hello again. After a while I've managed to complete this magnificent aircraft. The kit itself is a charm. Easy to build, nice fit and no problems whatsoever. Painting it was a bit of fun but nothing hard. Unfortunately I can't make a build without some problems. This time problems with silvering of decals. Weird, because on glossy surface it was absolutely fine, but after putting matt coat half of the decals were silvering:( I've read some forums, tip and advices and followed the one with needle and pucturing the silvered decals and another coat of Sol and Set. Helped a lot, but still I'm not happy to be honest. Some decals basically unfixable.. Build is OOB + Eduard masks. Anyway, pictures: I hope you like it. Thanks and see you soon!
  12. Hello again! I'd like to show you my latest build - T-90A. As usual first of all, few words about the kit and the process. That was my first try for Meng kit and I'm absolutely in love. The details are amazing, instructions straight forward (few flaws maybe) and fit of the kit is nice. The only thing I didn't like is lack of paint schemes. Kit gives you choice of 5 different variant, but four of them are parade ones. I went for the only one that wasn't clean and easy - Russian Motorised Brigade from North Caucasus. I love the tracks. They seem to be complicated, but after few made they turned out to be an easy and rewarding job. There was a bit of a challenge to do the camouflage. I used white tack to mask. It was a real surprise when I put second colour, which according to the instructions - should be Vallejo Duck Egg Green. It turned out to be totally different from the printed one - quite pale green as you notice. I've managed to find a real photo in similiar colours, more yellowish, but I guess that it might be something wrong with the photograph, then I just thought to myself, that kit is branded my Gur Khan, so I guess he knows what the real colour should be and wouldn't be happy if Meng will put wrong paint reference in the kit. After this, there was the usual - glossy coat, wash, streaking, rusting and scratching, then matt coat and dust. For the tracks, I painted them Vallejo's Gun Metal and washed it with AK's Rust streaking. Then dust it with Mig pigments. Enjoy: Thanks for your attention:) Now working on something flying again. See you soon!
  13. Hello, It's been a while. Have been busy doing some work around the house again, modeling two rooms with nice effect, but finally managed to finished this German Truck. This was my first go on an ICM kit. I was really surprised by the number of details but then while working on the chassis I started to wonder how on earth did they managed to mould such thin parts and.. why would you do that anyway, as you basically can't see anything when model is completed.. This is one of these models you may label "overengineered". One more problem was with fitting the larger parts with each other, like cabin to the chassis.. Decided to put it on a small base: Enjoy: Now some big beast on the workshop - T90! Yeah! Thanks, Bart
  14. Yellow lines brush painted. Rest pretty much airbrushed, apart from some details. Thanks, Sure you can. I've airbrushed the undercarriage, and masked it off. Then airbrushed green colour. The rest is slow and careful brush work. I've painted random lines silimiar to the one on instructions. Three coates with thinned paint. It actually took my almost 2 hours for one coat, so when I finished a coat, I could start the next one:) Take breaks, or you'll end up with stiff hand next day:) Thanks everyone!
  15. About 7h over two days:) Not too hard tbh, but very exhausting. I had stiff hand for next day.
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