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oldmodeler

1/72 ZVEZDA ISKANDER SS26 TEL

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Here is my finished  model of the topical SS26 Transporter  erector and launcer kit from ZVEZDA. I have problems making small kits now, ,but wanted to include this on in my collection, so I did as best I could. The unusual digital camflage I saw on several web sites, and thought interesting. Made straight out of the box. The model transmission parts are minute and very fiddly to do all the bits! the position  of the cab and other top parts are delicately mounted on the model to fit exactly the same as the real ones. where the engine fits wasn't clear, so I messed that up, but it is hidden inside. 

 

I painted the interior of the cab matt black, then took special care to paint all the sides of the transparencies with a matt black pen, as this made  the very thick windows look better, without internal reflections. I do this to all kits and it helps a lot I think.  I messed up the details on the rockets so I just painted them green. the digital camouflage was seen on parade pictures, and done thus:

1 felt tip for the black , 2 over: paint brush and enamel for the white bits. 

The model is of a topical system  as the missile is supposed to be nuclear capable, and thus contravening Tactical misslile agreements. An interesting addition to any armour collection. though very expensive. 

SS26_4

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