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Like many on here, i have returned to the hobby after a long break. Put it this way, some of the tamiya paint i have used is nearly 40 years old! This is my first Bronco model and although it is well detailed, most of it is on the interior so a bit of a waste of time. Also the mountings for the wheels were a nightmare and quite flimsy.
After the disappointment of my Crusader Mk.I mishap I thought I would start a new project to restore my mojo. I wasn't sure which one to start but with Valentine's day round the corner this one seemed quite apt. The Mk.IX valentine was made in answer to the need of a more powerful gun than the 2pdr. To accommodate the 6pdr gun the turret needed to be redesigned. Vickers engineers freed up space for the new gun by reducing the turret crew to 2 men and the coaxial machinegun and smoke bomb launcher were removed. The removal of the machine gun meant that the tank cou
Here’s my first model started and completed this year - the Bronco 1:35 Comet finished out of the box as “Iron Duke IV” of 1RTR, 7th Armoured Division in Germany, April 1945. My first go with so-called workable tracks (they are a bit wonky, but most of worst bits are hidden), and there was some more complex photoetch than I am used to (the exhaust cowls at the back), but the rest was a pure joy to build. Used brush painted MIG Ammo SCC15 for the main paint job, with Tamiya acrylics for any detail work. Various oil and acrylic washes to make it a little grubby and a final flat coat of brushed o
Bronco, a very good kit (CB35043), probably the best. Scale 1:35. The project started a long time ago, so far only the cannon has been painted. I used Tamiya acrylic, chipping fluid and Model master metallics. Plastic barrel from the kit, see how well the muzzle brake was molded.