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sinhow

Tamiya 1/35 German 3ton 4x2 Cargo Truck, Opel Blitz

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Build this severals years back, the only aftermarket parts used in the build are 3 PE clamps. Canvas tarp made from tissue paper.

 

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Great job, and that tissue work replicating the canvas top is just brilliant.  :thumbsup2:

 

regards

Jack

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superbly done, best I've ever seen, trucks are so interesting to look at, and the backbone of any armour 😎.

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Absolutely superb model building, detailing and finishing! Very well done! :worthy::worthy:

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fantastic work, looks great nice job....

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Excellent job indeed.

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First class job on the build and weathering. The tarp looks nice and dilapidated.

 

John.

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They worked those poor little trucks to death and you have sure captured the look, the weathering is perfect.  Excellent job and I love that tarp, sure adds to the finished product and it must have been a real chore.

I just love working with tissue, white glue and paint....NOT... but it certainly does look like a real tarp doesn't it?

 

 

Take care,

 

Lloyd

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I can only underline what's been written above. Mighty fine work.

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As a pal says, I think it's the best Opel I've ever seen, look for a real truck, simply, and also IHMO the best treatment / painting with Gray Panzer I've ever seen. :goodjob:
Cheers mate

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Thank guys for all the kind words, appreciate them!

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Love this kit, beautiful job brilliantly executed.

 

Brian

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That is beautifully done. The attention to detail is amazing. 

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Wonderful finish and weathering to the truck, it looks really worn out and as others have said the tarpaulin looks 100% real.  I like the load too, complete with Wehrmacht stamps on the boxes - where did it come from?

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Best tarpaulin ever - period (with apologies to Sean Spicer), how did you do it?

 

Andrew

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Wow that looks fantastic :like:

 

Regards

Richard 

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On 25/03/2017 at 4:06 PM, sanfrandragon said:

Wonderful finish and weathering to the truck, it looks really worn out and as others have said the tarpaulin looks 100% real.  I like the load too, complete with Wehrmacht stamps on the boxes - where did it come from?

 

 

Hi Sanfandragon, thanks for the kind words.

 

I drew the boxes in Adobe Illustrator, then print, cut out and fold them. The Wehrmacht stamps I found on net. ^_^

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On 26/03/2017 at 3:43 AM, AndrewCJ50 said:

Best tarpaulin ever - period (with apologies to Sean Spicer), how did you do it?

 

Andrew

 
 

 

Hi Andrew, I glued the 2 ply tissue paper with student glue, then I glue another layer of tissue paper for all the edges to strengthen it more. When cure just spray some primer or flat coat to protect it.

Straps make from masking tape, buckle and rings made from flattened thin wire.

 

Here is the the only in progress photo for the tarpaulin.

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Very nice.... Really like the tarp

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Perfect... nothing else to say.

 

Ian.

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Dunno how I missed this, but better late than never.... and better a model by Sinhow than by me, ever!

 

Stunningly superb work. The weathering is simply perfect, and as everyone has commented, the tarp is truly magnificent. Models of this quality deserve more exposure than they ever get.

 

Thanks for sharing,

Rearguards,

Badder

 

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