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Found 196 results

  1. Dear fellow Britmodellers, this is Dragon's 1/72 Churchill Mk.III AVRE of 82nd Assault Squadron, 79th Armored Division, operating in North West Europe in 1944. I painted with Gunze acrylics and weathered with artist's oils and pastel chalks. The figure is from CMK. Photographs by Wolfgang Rabel. Thanks for your interest! Best greetings from Vienna.
  2. Hi guys, I will be building the Dragon Me262 mistel in 1/48 scale. There are some points that will be changed in the kit. The main change will be the trolly that will be replaced and the lead aircraft will be swapped with a A2a/U2 tristar model that is in my stash. This is the one with the bomber nose. I am teying to make one as close as possible of a test machine. I will place some pictures of the box and content later. Cheers
  3. Hello, starting a new project, Sd.Kfz. 186 Jagdtiger - Henschel Production Type - Dragon - Nr. 6285 - 1:35 more picts soon
  4. This mini-diorama is my first entry for this GB and I thought what better title than the one on the box. Yes I know it shows a lack of imagination, but - having celebrated a birthday a couple of weeks ago - life is too short and getting shorter. Here are the photos of the box and its packed contents. by John L, on Flickr by John L, on Flickr The aircraft parts, but no crew figures are included so I will have to rummage through my N gauge figures for something suitable. by John L, on Flickr by John L, on Flickr And here are the main deck parts, vehicles and crew along with decals, canopy and a small etch fret. by John L, on Flickr by John L, on Flickr With involvement in several group builds, it is going to be a busy few months and there will be some inevitable prioritisation so I thank you in advance for your patience. I hope that this is going to be fun.
  5. beefy66

    Sexton 11 25 PDR

    Well this will be my entry for the GB Dragons smart kit Sexton and 25 PDR gun Also have the Resi cast stowage set and this will all go with a small diorama base I have an Idea for beefy
  6. Picked one of these up on ebay for more that what I'd want to pay. Sadly, Kettenkrad kits seem to be few and far between and it was a bit of a struggle to get one. This should be a nice little project anyway. Exams are coming up, so larger projects that occupy undue desk space may not have much progress on them. You don't get either of the figures shown on the box art, but I was aware of this, and may use the later war German driver figure included. Started by constructing some of the vehicle's internals. So far, it's a typical Dragon kit, with a bit of flashing and some mould seams to clean up.
  7. Hi there, that was my last kit I more or less finished and started a vignette on. It is a dragon Jagdpanther. Painted based on one of the color callouts with some artistic licence. The main weathering attempts was using 1st: the AK Panelliner and 2nd: Pigments, as I didnt try that yet. Base colour was Vallejo Dunkelgelb and Ivory mixed at 50:50 and the highlights sprayed on, second came the Vallejo Olive green camo. Added the MiG Tan filter, panelliner pin wash, and then started modulation with 502 oil paints, olive green mostly and some faded green on the green and sand on the dunkelgelb. Pigments were then basically three Vallejo tones intermixed to get various shades and I tried to use two different fixers. Then finally used the MIG Streaking grime, because I had it. Well, any oilpaint works as well. The kit has some amazing detail. Not a big fan of those Magic Tracks, but they worked really well here. Here it is: Oil Paint color modulation Mess around with pigments Finally on base and after streaking in the daylight
  8. Hi everyone, really looking to getting this one going! This is the kit, The contents of said box, The extra bits dragon have included in the kit the side fenders are photoetch which is nice and looking at the instructions the road wheels rubber bits can be slipped on later which will mean no masking!! The suspension seems workable and there's a barrel for the 105mm gun which is nice. The only problem is that the way the rubber/vinyl tracks have been stored is that they are stuck on this position. The plan is maybe to do the USMC machine as I like the yellow on green but Ill have a look for decals if not I'll just go for kit ones. Joss
  9. I've been watching this GB, getting more and more twitchy, 'cause I wasn't 'in'. I did have a Takom Grant lined up, but, with the vagaries of evil-b and the RM, it never arrived. I'm not out of funds on that one so, only time lost ... Another go at evil-b, and this morning the postman DID deliver - this ... Dragon do two versions of the Sexton, this with CDP tracks and a single piece transmission housing, and another with the older three piece housing and conventional tracks - see @beefy66's build: Opening the - heavy - box, we see That's pretty much ramed full of plastic. I won't do individual sprue shots, Amorama has a review with better images than I would arrange. So far as I can tell, most of the plastic in the earlier version is here, together with some additions. Amoung the additional sprues is a new set of bogies - both of these are in the box: Note that the Ram bogies are heavier and more robust than the Sherman versions. The return roller brackets are a different design too, being angled rather than flat. (As far as I know, there were at least three different styles of return roller used on Sextons)
  10. #9/2018 After building a naked ZM 229 already this year, my dad decided to built a dressed one too, using the old Dragon kit. Built oob, only added seatbelts, as usual Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, done in a fictious JG301 scheme. Build thread here DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0009 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0010 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0011 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0012 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0013 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0014 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0016 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0017 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0018 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0019 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0020 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0021 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0022 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0023 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0024 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0025 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  11. Thought my dad would build it later this year but he already started the next Horten after the ZM kit. DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0009 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  12. Structor

    Dragon Reissues

    I read on CultMantv.com that Dragon will be reissuing 4 space kits. This is good news to me. Last year when I became excited about real space I soon learned that many of the kits I wanted were no longer available. The kits that will be reissued this summer and also available for pre-order are: Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle 1:48 Part Number:DRA-11008 Apollo 11 Lunar Approach Columbia and Eagle 1:72 Part Number:DRA-11001 Apollo 11 CSM 1:48 Part Number:DRA-11007 Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Columbia and Eagle 1:72 Part Number:DRA-11002
  13. model aircraft carrier from Dragon, scale 1/700. It's my first-built aircraft carrier, located on the sea level. Meanwhile, diorama borders are missing. How do you like it ?
  14. Seen at the All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2013, a poster announcing a 1/72nd de Havilland DH.112 Venom NF.3 kit by Dragon/Cyber-hobby - ref. 5116. Source: http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/blog/1310182 V.P.
  15. Hi all, the Dragon 1/35 MBT-70 is finished, sorry for leaving the WIP unattended but I'd thought I'd concentrate on finishing the kit first. As a new tank builder I have to admit i'm a bit shy on how my build stacks up with the other greats. I will be building my tanks a bit differently than the usual though as I prefer a clean build as I want to focus on the mechanical design of the tanks. Without further ado here are the pics: Title by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 16 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 17 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 18 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 19 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 20 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 28 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 23 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 34 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 27 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 11 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 08 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 07 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 36 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 37 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 41 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 43 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 50 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 55 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 58 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 59 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 63 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 67 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 73 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 75 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 77 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 78 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 81 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 87 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 90 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 91 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 92 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 93 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 94 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 95 by df0084, on Flickr Dragon MBT-70 95 by df0084, on Flickr More pics and larger ones can be seen here: Thank you for looking! https://www.flickr.com/photos/df0084/albums/72157688345201010 https://www.flickr.com/photos/df0084/
  16. Hi there, I've setup my workbench and found my kit, so if glue and paints are not dry, I should survive my umpteenth comeback to modelling, this time after four years. For this Sherman GB, here's my choice. Dragon M4A3E8 "Thunderbolt VII", which will... not be build as "Thunderbolt VII", but I won't tell you more, at least for the moment. I used to review each kit I build, but not this time, as Terry Ashley does it very well. I've got a few books to help me during thid build. Well, it's about time.
  17. S5 modeller

    Sea vixen faw.1 intake colours

    Hi chaps. I'm building the 72nd scale cyber hobbies sea vixen faw.1 . I'm ready to button up the fuselage, but I need to sort out the intake trunking first. The instructions are rubbish, and apart from a colour call out on the Cockpit (black), there are absolutely no other references made. I've looked on Google, and the walk round section on here, but can't find any images of the intakes. What colour were they painted? All the images I can find of the faw.1 have fod covers in place, and any others are of faw.2 aircraft. Would it be safe to assume the faw.1 are the same as the faw.2? The faw.2 look to have a lip of esdg at the entry, then seem to be black down the the compressor face. Is this correct? Any help or guidance would be appreciated. Thank you. Matt
  18. Hello guys; I recently finished this model. It will be a future part of a Mistel composition: FW190 A8 +TA 154. It's a complicated kit with bad fittings. It's out of box and I used Dousek's riveter. Tamiya's mix were used. Ta154 is on production. Cheers.
  19. Hello, Here is my version of the StuG.III. I was very inspired by the german armor without any camo painting. I'm not sure if any StuG were in the field with this red primer but I love its unusual look. Since it is a Dragon kit and its color is red, I called it "Red Dragon"
  20. Dragon Models Ltd. catalog 2018 is online here http://www.dragon-models.com/CATALOG_2018/CATALOG2018.htm http://scalemodels.ru/news/12656-katalog-Dragon-na-2018-g-.html A/C pages V.P.
  21. Dear fellow Britmodellers, just finished this one over the holidays - Dragons 1/72 M4A4 Sherman in British service, Normandy 1944, built from the box with the addition of CMK stowage. Painted with Gunze/Mr.Hobby acrylics (H304), weathered with artists' oils and pastel chalks, photographs by Wolfgang Rabel. Greetings from Vienna.
  22. Now that the Welded Cromwell WIP is finished and it's been put to bed in RFI, I'm laying this down as a marker and will hopefully make a start on it in the next couple of weeks. I've managed to get some modelling done by sitting in the armchair with a portable workplace on my lap, so as a consequence, the Tiran is nearing completion and I'll be posting some updates on that. But in the meanttime, this is my next WIP. Last year, I built a model of “Champagne”, an early M4A3 (76mm) of the French 2nd Armoured Division as it was during 1944, before it was knocked out at the battle of Dompaire. This tank still exists today as a memorial in the town of Ville-sur-Illon in basically the condition that it was once it had been disabled. It's been resprayed and new markings applied, but it still has the two shell holes in the left upper hull and through one of the VVSS units. When it was hit, it caught fire, so all of the rubber from both the road wheels and the tracks (T-48 rubber chevron), was burnt off. I've never built a model of an exhibit before and thought that it would make an interesting project. In some ways it will be slightly easier than a normal build as there will be no need to fit some detail parts (which are no longer there) and spraying will be straight forward as the authorities, when they repainted it just painted the lot in a yellowy green, including the tracks. So, I rummaged around my spares boxes and came up with the following. Lower and upper hull, final drive housing, rear hull plate, and VVSS units minus wheels; Dragon M4(105mm). Turret and M4A3 engine deck; Asuka. M1A1 Unthreaded 76mm main gun; Formations. Burnt out road wheels; Verlinden. Burnt out tracks; Panda Plastics. Decals; Bison. The Formations main gun, being resin, was slightly warped, so I assembled the one that came with the Asuka turret as an emergency stand by, should the hot water treatment prove to be unsuccessful. Also, as can be seen from one of the photos, I'm going to have to combine some Tasca VVSS springs and track skids with the Dragon parts. So, I'll be back when I've got some progress. John.
  23. Has anyone else seen the Dragon 1/35 scale AT-AT and have any better information than that on the Dragon website. all i found was a picture, no measurements or anything so no idea of sizes or anything?
  24. Just finished this one, build out of box, only removed escapehatch between the tracks that was wrong. Finished it of as the one on original photo. Cheers Jes
  25. Dear fellow Britmodellers, this is an aircraft modeller's attempt on "Heavy Metal" - Dragon's 1/72 T-34/85 Mod.1944. Built from the box with the addition of metal towing cable from the spares box. Earlier Dragon kits did include this, as well as photo-etch pieces, but their new (orange) boxings contain plastic parts only. It still builds into a very nice model kit, probably the best in 72 scale. I still need to improve my skills on tank painting and weathering, but I hope you like the outcome. Painted with Gunze acrylics (Olive Drab H80), photographed by Wolfgang Rabel. With kind regards from Vienna.
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