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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-21-2018, 10:06 PM
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Posted By mike walsh
Hello again, Back again with the next...

Hello again,

Back again with the next installment of work.
Work has been slow on the Famo and trailer. I have put extra work in staining the base and glueing and chaining the Dragon Panzer 3 to...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-21-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello Everyone, Just dropping a quick update...

Hello Everyone,

Just dropping a quick update to let you know this thread has a slight delay at present with close off on the Tamiya famo and trailer as the tractor and trailer are near 97%...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-28-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Brief update All the wine bottles have the...

Brief update

All the wine bottles have the decals applied.
The decal sheet has 2 less than the number of bottles in the box, lucky Archer come to the party with wine bottle labels.:thumb:
I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-20-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Next project Quite a few hours taken up...

Next project

Quite a few hours taken up for all the crates and bottles to be glued,painted and decals applied.
They are all going to be positioned in the bottom corner of the house with other...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-12-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 57,795
Posted By mike walsh
Very Nice work :thumb: Michael

Very Nice work :thumb:

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-07-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello Again, Here are the completed images...

Hello Again,

Here are the completed images before the king tiger is placed on the diorama. Will sit behind glass until it's time to place on the diorama.

The Tiger was predominately painted in...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-01-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello again Happy New Year Here is the...

Hello again

Happy New Year

Here is the 95 percent completion of the Takom King tiger

There is still some further shipping with a combination of oils blended down with Mig's odourless...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-18-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hi, Here are the work in progress images of...

Hi,

Here are the work in progress images of the King Tiger.

No where near finished, early sneak peak of progress.

https://i.imgur.com/c8VfHJK.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hfGttYV.jpg
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-18-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello again, Next installment of images,...

Hello again,

Next installment of images, Voyager etch fenders are on

I was dissapointed Voyager did not include the front and rear fenders in the etch set.
The only way you could obtain them...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-03-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello again, A small update on progress on...

Hello again,

A small update on progress on the King tiger.

Once the the voyager fenders are on the painting begins.:thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/P8M4if1.jpg

Tamiya tape will cover all the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-31-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 52,691
Posted By mike walsh
Small update Final figure to go in to the Famo...

Small update
Final figure to go in to the Famo

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/923/qauADv.jpg

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-24-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello, Here are some final shots of the...

Hello,

Here are some final shots of the turret and lower interior before being glued together.

https://i.imgur.com/jCx7KRy.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/579GrNg.jpg
...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-23-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Thanks MZ You will not be disapointed with...

Thanks MZ

You will not be disapointed with the Takom King Tiger.

Large german amour subjects have always been a favourite over the years.
The last big axis tank finished was some 4 years ago,...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-07-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello again, Next installment of images. ...

Hello again,

Next installment of images.
All the 88mm rounds have been detailed and glued into position in the turret and lower hull. Been a long time to get to this stage.
The kit is taking...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-01-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Another small update, The engine is painted...

Another small update,

The engine is painted in Vellajo black grey with Lifecololour rust and light rust.
Vellajo wash and Ammo steel, Gunze Steel highlights

This is the first stage of...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-01-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello, A quick progress update on the lower...

Hello,

A quick progress update on the lower hull and engine bay.
https://i.imgur.com/3eypKsp.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/T8YVuHH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2eWU5Z7.jpg

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-23-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Annnd a quick update Tracks are on the...

Annnd a quick update

Tracks are on the tiger, including the weathering in between each link.

https://i.imgur.com/JUj8qsE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/192WUcH.jpg

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-12-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Next Update Humbrol Matt 29 earth on the...

Next Update

Humbrol Matt 29 earth on the rear and belly of the tiger with a cover coat of Tamiya earth over the hull and drive arms.
https://i.imgur.com/XNiAr9k.jpg

Mig ammo red base over...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-21-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello again, I have turned all my attention...

Hello again,

I have turned all my attention onto the lower running gear of the Tiger 2 and will alter from the build instructions.
The first step will have the sides and base of the hull painted...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-20-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Hello, And now for the next round... The...

Hello,
And now for the next round...

The Takom king Tiger rounds painted and ready for the decals, will have to lay a coat of gloss over each round to have the decal sit flush....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-13-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Thanks MZ , The Engine is going to have...

Thanks MZ ,

The Engine is going to have chains draped around each end free standing in the air from the Bilstein crane.

The next phase now is the primer painting to the Takom king tiger. A lot...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-03-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Next installment of images The parts have been...

Next installment of images
The parts have been broken down to the respective areas in the plastic containers. Reason: to detail each area and make the interior progress images bring out the detail....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-03-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 52,691
Posted By mike walsh
Back again with the next installment of wip on...

Back again with the next installment of wip on the Dragon Panzer 3
Still working on the weathering on the rear deck and scaling some areas back of being overweathered.
The images have been taken on...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-21-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,874
Posted By mike walsh
Slow progress, I have got all the brass...

Slow progress,

I have got all the brass shell end cap markings on the ammo racks that will sit inside of the lower hull.
You can take the shortcut and not put them on but if they are in the box...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-21-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 120,528
Posted By mike walsh
I hear you Abdin and feel the pain. The Famo and...

I hear you Abdin and feel the pain. The Famo and Takom Tiger blogs had near 300 images combined and it was a good 3-4 hours trying to sort out what was posted in each thread.

It's all sorted now...
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