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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2011, 10:53 PM
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Views: 21,738
Posted By SfanGoch
Well, it's not like I have anything better to do....

Well, it's not like I have anything better to do. :)

I'm building the Trumpeter 1/16 King Tiger w/Henschel Turret. Been at it for the better part of two years as of March. I'm part of the AFV...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,738
Posted By SfanGoch
The second picture is pretty much on target....

The second picture is pretty much on target. Manganese steel, depending on the alloy, do become darker with age.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,738
Posted By SfanGoch
Wally, one thing I don't mind is providing...

Wally, one thing I don't mind is providing information.

I have no beef with the alleged tone of the questions. Somebody makes a statement; naturally, people reading it would like some information...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,738
Posted By SfanGoch
If you paint the tracks with Metalizer Burnt...

If you paint the tracks with Metalizer Burnt Metal, followed with light washes of flat black mixed with some brown shades, that would approximate the color I was referring to.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-26-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,738
Posted By SfanGoch
Excellent build, Judas. The whitewash is well...

Excellent build, Judas. The whitewash is well done.

This critique isn't specifically aimed at your work; but, there is a tendency by a lot of modelers to incorrectly depict KT tracks with a heavy...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-10-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,995
Posted By SfanGoch
Since it wasn't a real Tiger I in the first...

Since it wasn't a real Tiger I in the first place, it's an accurate facsimile of a of a simulated replica. Or, something to that effect. :D
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,038
Posted By SfanGoch
Damn, Coops! This is going to fall into the "a...

Damn, Coops! This is going to fall into the "a day late, a dollar short" category of replies.

I responded to a comment at Armorama about adding more rust to the track links mounted on the front...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 22,446
Posted By SfanGoch
Heh, my wife was wondering what was happening to...

Heh, my wife was wondering what was happening to her nail polish remover. :D
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 22,446
Posted By SfanGoch
Just slather on liberal amounts of Mr. Surfacer...

Just slather on liberal amounts of Mr. Surfacer 500 or, if you have/can find it, Tamiya Basic Putty (The best. Don't know why Tamiya discontinued it :confused:) diluted with laquer thinner. After...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-02-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,678
Posted By SfanGoch
A small suggestion you might want to consider: ...

A small suggestion you might want to consider:

Try using scale hoses available from Detail Master or Model Car Garage to simulate the the trim around the Beetle windscreen. Take a piece of...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-31-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,678
Posted By SfanGoch
All in jest, bro. :D You're right about the...

All in jest, bro. :D

You're right about the windshield glass, though.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-30-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,678
Posted By SfanGoch
Nah. Stu Sutcliffe and Pete Best came from the...

Nah. Stu Sutcliffe and Pete Best came from the original "Beatle" series. Ringo was included in the final production version. :D

The figures are pretty abysmal, though.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-28-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 195,793
Posted By SfanGoch
This is a picture, courtesy of World War II Zone,...

This is a picture, courtesy of World War II Zone, of this vehicle in Berlin, May 1945:

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff22/Adler69_photo/SDKFZ250.jpg


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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-21-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 75,893
Posted By SfanGoch
Where do you keep the wind-up key? :D

Where do you keep the wind-up key? :D
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-19-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 50,553
Posted By SfanGoch
Brother, you are my new hero. Outstanding work!

Brother, you are my new hero. Outstanding work!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-13-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 44,293
Posted By SfanGoch
Great job so far, Radek. I've got the DML #6015...

Great job so far, Radek. I've got the DML #6015 Zwischen Loesung, which I picked up years ago, stored away. Too bad that it was discontinued, though.

Also too bad is that, looking at the wartime...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-11-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,038
Posted By SfanGoch
Great job on this baby, Coops. I look forward to...

Great job on this baby, Coops. I look forward to your updates.

I just got mine in the mail yesterday. I paid $432,000,000.37 for it, through e-bay. Well, not really. It cost me $89.99; and, I can...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-20-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,333
Posted By SfanGoch
Talk about a small world! :D Originally...

Talk about a small world! :D

Originally from Greenpoint. India Street, between Franklin St. and Manhattan Ave, to be specific. Living in Boerum Hill (Schermerhorn between Hoyt and Bond Streets)...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-20-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,333
Posted By SfanGoch
That is a great looking kit. i'm going to order...

That is a great looking kit. i'm going to order one for myself tomorrow!

You're doing a fine job on yours. :thumbs:

As an aside, I visited the Bronco website. You gotta love the translator...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-15-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 91,900
Posted By SfanGoch
I'm in agreement with you with everything,...

I'm in agreement with you with everything, especially regarding paint schemes. If you saw the KT with the lame camo in the same section of the book, it looks like anything went at that point of the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-14-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 91,900
Posted By SfanGoch
I want to start my first post by saying that...

I want to start my first post by saying that you've done an excellent job on this monster. That being said, here is my 2 cents on the subject of interpreting colors from B&W photos:

It's...
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