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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-20-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Small comparison with Tiger II: ...

Small comparison with Tiger II:

http://www.pienoismallit.net/media/kuvat/11/09/59/110959.jpg (http://www.pienoismallit.net/galleria/malli_12175/rakennusvaihe_1742/kuva_110959/)
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Hull is a small or huge wonder in itself. Parts...

Hull is a small or huge wonder in itself. Parts fit almosta flawlessly and there is no need for putty. Some sanding is required but no biggie there.
Hull right glued with inner walls and front...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
After gun in place, there is some gaps screaming...

After gun in place, there is some gaps screaming to be filled:
http://www.pienoismallit.net/media/kuvat/11/07/56/110756.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Turrets are just beautiful pieces of casting and...

Turrets are just beautiful pieces of casting and are perfectly executed. Some improvement needs to be done anyway.
Open box over turret is made of two parts and fits nicely. All corners from parts...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Engine casing over hull is pretty simple: casing...

Engine casing over hull is pretty simple: casing and roof:
http://www.pienoismallit.net/media/kuvat/11/07/28/110728.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Biggest challenges came from unfilled parts....

Biggest challenges came from unfilled parts. Pretty much same as with some Tristar models I've encountered. It is irritating to take time by filling small corners and such when you could spend it...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-19-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Well, managed to ramble this to end. I will put...

Well, managed to ramble this to end. I will put pics and explain some issues that I had with it. Actually issues I've rambled in my first post, aren't that big if you just take time and patience to...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-11-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
French heavy tank Char 2C

Hi,
this is my latest model I've been building now. Meng French heavy tank Char 2C. It's been a positive surprise and pleasure to build. Well, some issues but nothing major. Biggest and most boring...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
A small update to engine plate. I tried opening...

A small update to engine plate. I tried opening of hatch with as small effort as possible using drillbit. Picture series should tell everything. Finalizing of hatch entry will be done with file and...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
More soldering, this time with engine hatch...

More soldering, this time with engine hatch grilles. I will combine parts from two sets: Griffon and Part. Part set's grille is not detailed as in Griffon. Griffon on the other hand uses original...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Next pics are not necessarily in right order but...

Next pics are not necessarily in right order but don't let that fool you.
Actually I started this project from fenders which I think are challenging yet easy to replace if those fail.
I have this...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Some wheel copying starting with mold making....

Some wheel copying starting with mold making. Legos are imho easiest way to make molding. As RTV I use Wacker Elastosil 4601A which is good compromise for smaller part molding. Working time with it...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
And yet again into a new challenge: engine...

And yet again into a new challenge: engine compartment itself. As this is the "heart" of the kit, end result should look at least good, perfect is acceptable, too. This will require a lot of work, a...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Hatch placement copied to new plate. Those look...

Hatch placement copied to new plate. Those look to be a bit going places but I'm not worried as PE parts allow some latitude.. Some hand vise work again to accelerate cutting. Normally I use knives...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 06:30 AM
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Views: 4,336
Posted By Finnmodeler
As I'm a slow with my mind, I have to consider...

As I'm a slow with my mind, I have to consider how to proceed with escape hatch issue. Mean while I started work with another hatch: engine compartment.
I removed engine hatch altogether so it's...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
5 pics per post using PA file system? Ok, we'll...

5 pics per post using PA file system? Ok, we'll go with that for now:)
Part part (echo?):) in place with Tamiya tape. 1mm drill bit to Tamiya hand drill and some twisting (no shouting, it's past...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Finnmodeler
Idea of this build is to show Puma either...

Idea of this build is to show Puma either destroyed or badly damaged so I'm planning to
open as many hatches as possible. Here is one of them: hull escape hatch. This hatch is small and doesn't...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,336
Posted By Finnmodeler
DML 234/2 Puma

Hello,
it's been a while I have manged to do any bloggable(?) modelling. One issue has been photos and uploading those. Now I have Ipad2 so taking pics is easier. Qualitywise I'm not so sure, you...
Forum: Armor Shows and Events 04-13-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By Finnmodeler
What a great show! Hopefully I can atten d next...

What a great show! Hopefully I can atten d next year again:)
Forum: Armor Shows and Events 03-27-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By Finnmodeler
Cool! That really is international happening :)

Cool! That really is international happening :)
Forum: Armor Shows and Events 03-25-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By Finnmodeler
Hungary Mosonmagyarovar

Hi,
anyone going to here? A delegation(9 modellers) from Finland is going there this year.

http://mosonshow.hu/en/frame.html

Hopefully I get to finish 234/1 before that :)
Forum: Reference 10-12-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,790
Posted By Finnmodeler
Great stuff! thank you for sharing, Niko

Great stuff!
thank you for sharing,

Niko
Forum: Reference 10-09-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,790
Posted By Finnmodeler
No prob, "hyvää kannattaa aina odottaa". Can't...

No prob, "hyvää kannattaa aina odottaa". Can't say it in English, thou.. "Good is always worth waiting"?
Forum: Reference 10-09-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,790
Posted By Finnmodeler
Bugger, file was downloadable only 10 times :(...

Bugger,
file was downloadable only 10 times :( Limit reached...
Forum: planetArmor General 09-01-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Finnmodeler
Hi, I'd go with Voyager as well. I did use...

Hi,
I'd go with Voyager as well. I did use Eduard on my project but PE set wasn't that useful.
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