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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-08-2012, 12:00 AM
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Great work Maarten! I love the attention to...

Great work Maarten! I love the attention to detail on the weathering as well!

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-07-2012, 11:58 PM
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Nice work so far! I like the plumbing on the...

Nice work so far! I like the plumbing on the external fuel!

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-07-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
I finally got all of the needed parts to repair...

I finally got all of the needed parts to repair my airbrush! I laid down a coat of AllClad Black on the undercarriage and in the footwells of the interior. I'll post some pictures tomorrow, as I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-30-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
I can still break little pieces...

In my on-going quest to build sub-assemblies, I ventured onto the dash parts today. There's a fair number of thin parts just asking to be broken. So I obliged. The instructions are pretty good so I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-27-2012, 12:07 AM
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Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Weathering and tow straps

To round out a discussion we were having the other day, here is how we attached the tow straps on the rear of the vehicle...

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/M1151/009.jpg

It...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-26-2012, 11:41 PM
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Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Progress and questions

Good evening all!

Still waiting for the airbrush parts, still building subassemblies! Tonight I worked on the parts for the front end. Here's all of the parts
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-25-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,889
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
John, Nice work and Welcome! Michael

John,

Nice work and Welcome!

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-25-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Sub-assemblies aplenty!!

Lacking my airbrush, and wanting to continue, I picked out some sub-assemblies that could be completed and put on the model once some painting begins...

These are all of the parts for the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
I ordered new parts for the airbrush today! I am...

I ordered new parts for the airbrush today! I am thankful for the broad and deep reach of the internet, because I couldn't find the parts locally! More building tonight!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
No, we got issued those. One went on the hood,...

No, we got issued those. One went on the hood, the other on the back. When towing the front strap from the damaged vehicle went to the rear of the towing vehicle, and the rear strap from the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Exactly right. It's a tow strap.

Exactly right. It's a tow strap.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
We all liked the idea of keeping the femoral...

We all liked the idea of keeping the femoral artery intact even more than keeping our nuts!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Reference for M1151

Here's a shot of my great crew with me before a patrol in our M1151. My female driver was my driver for two deployments and was simply awesome. My gunner was, is, and always will be a stud.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Another reason woodworking and modeling don't mix

I started of this build log by saying that woodworking and modeling don't mix because of time and the fact that paint and sawdust aren't exactly a match made in heaven. Add to this the fact that...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-22-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Step four and the upside of forgetfulness

I know I said I wasn't getting any aftermarket items for this build, but, while cleaning today, I found a set of Defmodel resin wheels and tires for the M1151. I now remember buying them after my...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-22-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 61,494
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Rodolfo, This looks really great! ...

Rodolfo,

This looks really great!

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-22-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Instruction sequence three

Yeah, I know, it's only been about an hour since my last post, but I still love this kit! Some of the suspension parts take a bit of finessing to get in place, but the styrene is pretty great...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-21-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
How much does 3mm bother me?

As much as anyone, I'd love to make my model a spot-on replica of the real vehicle. To me, it isn't worth almost half the cost of the model to correct this. So, I'm only on Step three of eighteen,...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-18-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
More parts underneath

I got the other differential put together tonight. I would have attached the exhaust to the other half of the exhaust, but there needs to be a tiny bit of putty work done before I get that done.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-18-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,338
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
M1151 with Rhino

So, after a long hiatus for woodworking, which doesn't mix so well with model painting, I thought I'd put together the M1151 that my beloved got me for Christmas last year.

Not a ton of progress...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-02-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,196
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Rick, As always, very well executed. ...

Rick,

As always, very well executed.

Michael
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,454
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
Also, I used some of the paint that I misted over...

Also, I used some of the paint that I misted over the vehicle as a wash on the tires, and really like the way it came out.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,454
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/P...

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/Panzerspahwagen%20222/AugustPictures015.jpg
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/Panzerspahwagen%20222/AugustPictures016.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,454
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/P...

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/paxtonm/Panzerspahwagen%20222/AugustPictures011.jpg

I tried to blend in some of the brown wash but missed some that are, under camera maginification,...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,454
Posted By PSYOPTAnker
PAers, Sorry for the long absence on this...

PAers,

Sorry for the long absence on this project. I finally got most of my stuff moved into the new house and am back at the bench. I must say that the lighting in my new shop really makes a...
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