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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-11-2011, 01:17 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
Good ! the two tones of the camo look to me just...

Good ! the two tones of the camo look to me just as they should be.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-11-2011, 01:05 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
I see the idler wheel painted the same way as the...

I see the idler wheel painted the same way as the road wheels as if it had a rubber tire on ... ?
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-28-2011, 04:19 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
Thanks for the pics ! I specially enjopyed the...

Thanks for the pics !
I specially enjopyed the pics of the "new Pz IV" the one from Jordania ... as some details look weird to me i will use your pics with your mermission (I added your name on...
Forum: Reference 06-23-2011, 04:23 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
The Balken Kreuz on the hull side tells "MAN", or...

The Balken Kreuz on the hull side tells "MAN", or so I've been told.
And it is a Befehlspanther.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-23-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,556
Posted By gibsonfndr
It looks good but I'd suggest you upgrade the...

It looks good but I'd suggest you upgrade the front right corner where the front plate joins the hull side. There seem to be a big gap here or is it just "optical illusion" from the pic ?
Some putty...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 05-25-2011, 12:21 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
What a nice pair ! Only the black rubber tires...

What a nice pair !
Only the black rubber tires look weird to me ...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-29-2011, 12:27 AM
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Views: 5,485
Posted By gibsonfndr
Funny ... before looking at your model pics I...

Funny ... before looking at your model pics I never realised that the headlights were right in the way of the gun when rotating the turret ... theory goes that they'd never rotate the gun past the...
Forum: New Members, you must Post here first . Introduce yourself or just say hello. 04-22-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By gibsonfndr
Welcome back to modelling.

Welcome back to modelling.
Forum: planetArmor General 04-21-2011, 10:45 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
I love it when people are imaginative like that.

I love it when people are imaginative like that.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-20-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,409
Posted By gibsonfndr
I'm afraid if I were to use these PE sets, they'd...

I'm afraid if I were to use these PE sets, they'd only be useful to feed the carpet monster !
LOL.
too small for me.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-19-2011, 10:32 AM
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Views: 7,409
Posted By gibsonfndr
Thanks for the information. I'm amazed at the...

Thanks for the information.
I'm amazed at the level of details they put in these "braille" kits nowadays ... I was raised with the old Airfix kits ...
Forum: Axis: World War II 04-19-2011, 10:02 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
PS : the Tamiya kit is a good solution as their...

PS : the Tamiya kit is a good solution as their Pz IV H is an early one. Some PE parts, FRIUL tracks (or modelkasten) and there you go !
Forum: Axis: World War II 04-19-2011, 09:40 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
Sorry, no, unless you do not think historic...

Sorry, no, unless you do not think historic accuracy (which you have the right to of course). This "late H" does have the post december 43 hull sides "extensions" and the matching lower rear hull not...
Forum: Axis: World War II 04-19-2011, 09:01 AM
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Posted By gibsonfndr
Hi. Look at the side schürzen and the...

Hi.
Look at the side schürzen and the transmission.
This is one early Pz IV H.
I take it Dragon has a new kit out these days which would suit you perfectly ...
It seems to have the regular...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-19-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,409
Posted By gibsonfndr
So tiny ... too tiny for my sore eyes I'm afraid....

So tiny ... too tiny for my sore eyes I'm afraid. And my clumzy fingers.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b19/gibsonfndr/a%20smileys/rire2.gif
Is it home made Zimmerit ?
Forum: Scratchbuilding 04-19-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,002
Posted By gibsonfndr
Yes of course. Sorry about that I saw your post...

Yes of course. Sorry about that I saw your post only after I posted mine.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b19/gibsonfndr/a%20smileys/dsl.gif
Forum: Scratchbuilding 04-18-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,002
Posted By gibsonfndr
another tip : once you've used the hammer your...

another tip : once you've used the hammer your chain, just like PE chains, sort of looks "flat" when real chains are not because of the way the various links are connected so you just have to gently...
Forum: planetArmor General 04-15-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,225
Posted By gibsonfndr
OK. It is true that these cams can seriously...

OK. It is true that these cams can seriously modify the tone. I know I am unable to come up with pics that look like what my model does. Dreadfull "white balance" ! LOL.
Forum: planetArmor General 04-14-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,225
Posted By gibsonfndr
as you said "factory fresh" ... the tracks do...

as you said "factory fresh" ... the tracks do look new, which is what you were looking for I assume but the grey is perhaps too light for dunkelgrau ...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-11-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 65
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Posted By gibsonfndr
impressive work !

impressive work !
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-09-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 37,725
Posted By gibsonfndr
Well what we know is this Stug had several coats...

Well what we know is this Stug had several coats of paint over the Zimmerit.

The little bit of Zimmerit on first pic I took from one Saumur Panther but they were taking it off to sand the whole...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-08-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 37,725
Posted By gibsonfndr
As someone said everybody has its own views on...

As someone said everybody has its own views on Zimmerit (among various topics).
Here are a few facts.
- Zimmerit is a pale brownish paste. Not grey....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-06-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,299
Posted By gibsonfndr
This problem is easy to solve : do not use the...

This problem is easy to solve : do not use the "ventilators" inside. You don't see them from the outside anyway. Same thing with Panthers from the same brand.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-05-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 37,725
Posted By gibsonfndr
As I said this big tube looks like it is too low....

As I said this big tube looks like it is too low. A bit higher and it is not wider than the mounting thingy.
Seen from the side, the top of the tube is flush with the top of the hull.
But maybe it...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-05-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 37,725
Posted By gibsonfndr
Are you talking about the gun cleaning rods...

Are you talking about the gun cleaning rods tubular housing ?

By the way, Suomek, you placed this tube too low. Or so it seems ...
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