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Jinxman

Trumpeter 1/72 Jagdpanther (Mid Type)

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A placeholder for now - away for a couple of weeks and it needs to be rescued from deep within the shelves of doom.

 

I'm guessing this was started about ten years ago as a quick OOB build, and we all know the rest....😀

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Hi Jinxman,

 

funny you are entering this kit. I have just ordered the same kit (except it is the later variant) from my LMS in Jo'burg.

So I will definitely follow your thread just to see what I have let myself into!

 

Good luck with it and have fun.

JR

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15 hours ago, jean said:

Hi Jinxman,

 

funny you are entering this kit. I have just ordered the same kit (except it is the later variant) from my LMS in Jo'burg.

So I will definitely follow your thread just to see what I have let myself into!

 

Good luck with it and have fun.

JR

My memory tells me it was a nice little kit, straightforward to build, and that I had added a little detailing on it.

 

I'm not quite sure why it ended up on the shelf of doom, but I don't think it was anything to do with the kit. 😀

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..and here she is - all the bits look like they are there, even the tiny decal sheet is with it as well.

 

Won't take long to get my head around where I had got to, and so battle should be joined shortly....😀

 

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Hi Jinxman,

great little kit, or so it looks.

But when I see all those wheels, I question my sanity in ordering this kit... Too late!

 

Will keep watching.

Have fun.

 

JR

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1 hour ago, jean said:

Hi Jinxman,

great little kit, or so it looks.

But when I see all those wheels, I question my sanity in ordering this kit... Too late!

 

Will keep watching.

Have fun.

 

JR

Yes - it looks very neatly detailed - really can't remember why it ended up on the SoD. 

I just purchased some new ZM nippers to supplement my old Xuron ones - removing the wheels is the kind of job they were designed for, (I hope).

 

We shall see soon enough - hoping for a light coat of Middle Stone, (well my estimated mix), over everything tomorrow to see where we are..

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38 minutes ago, Jinxman said:

Yes - it looks very neatly detailed - really can't remember why it ended up on the SoD. 

I just purchased some new ZM nippers to supplement my old Xuron ones - removing the wheels is the kind of job they were designed for, (I hope).

 

We shall see soon enough - hoping for a light coat of Middle Stone, (well my estimated mix), over everything tomorrow to see where we are..

Hi Jinxman,

I must be arguably the only homo sapiens who hasn't got a pair of "nippers"! That's on my shopping list for April next year, when I return to good old UK. In the meantime, I use an over-sized pair of nail cutters if things look too tough for a scalpel... Stone age modelling! But it is  still fun!

Cheers

 

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..and a thin coat of paint added - next colour will be the Red Brown.

Not too bothered about coverage as I wanted to weather it as a very dusty example from somewhere in the early summer.

 

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A bit of colour applied over the weekend has progressed it to this stage. I'll bring in the tyre colour next, and apply a few touch-ups before giving it a coat of Klear to seal everything in, and darken things up a little.

 

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A little bit more - slight wash and some of the wheels are on. Small amount of weathering applied - will build it up slowly so as not to overdo it - and hopefully it will cover any bits that don't look right! 😀

 

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