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Captured Panzer II (Academy 1:35)


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Here is my attempt at the Academy Panzer II Ausf F “North Africa” completed as a tank captured by US troops in Tunisia. The kit was a delight to build, needed some modifications to better represent the actual tank. These included scratch building a storage locker and jerrycan rack as well as re-positioning the spare wheel. I brush painted with Vallejo paints, and used Mig Ammo Acrylic Wash for weathering. Aiming for a fairly weather beaten look, as that was the appearance in the photos I found of the actual tank. Build thread can be found here:

 


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And one in black and white:

 

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Thanks for looking!

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Many thanks for the supportive comments!

On 3/13/2024 at 2:12 PM, Andy H said:

Great job - as usual. Nice weathering, she looks like she's got some stories to tell. 😎👍

Thanks - and yes indeed!

 

On 3/13/2024 at 2:58 PM, Bullbasket said:

One of your best Simon. The sand blasted appearance is just right. Great work.

 

John.

very much appreciated John.

 

On 3/13/2024 at 4:45 PM, Homer said:

Very nice work well done 👏 

Thanks.

 

On 3/13/2024 at 7:35 PM, Model Mate said:

excellent chipped finish - particularly given that it's brush painted. Very nice

Thanks, really happy with how it came out.

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