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Forum: Allied: World War II 08-01-2008, 09:59 PM
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Posted By USMCRick
Just Scored a Dragon 1/35 T-34/76 @ Hobby Lobby...

...for 1/2 price. Couldn't pass that one up. Besides, I needed a target for my Tiger I!

Instructions in this kit really impressed me. They are printed on a semi-glossy paper with color pictures of...
Forum: Axis: World War II 07-29-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Helps if you attach the pics!!!

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k40/wyverns4/Tiger007-1.jpg
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k40/wyverns4/Tiger008.jpg
http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k40/wyverns4/Tiger009.jpg...
Forum: Axis: World War II 07-29-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Tiger I Progress Update

I've been slowed a bit by family and another project, but here are some pics of my DML Tiger I showing some more progress.

I'll try to get some more posted soon!
Forum: Axis: World War II 07-29-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Been Busy Last few weeks!

I'll try to get some more pics up soon! I'm almost ready to close up the hull, but don't worry, I got plenty of pics of the inside!

Rick
Forum: Axis: World War II 07-13-2008, 09:30 AM
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Views: 3,294
Posted By USMCRick
Tracks in the Mud

Before I get the tracks mounted on my Tiger, I think I better get a start on the base for it. What is the best way to make tracks in the base? I am planning on using Celluclay as the base. I'd like...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-27-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Turret Roof

Yep, the turret roof is a snug fit, so I am going to leave it loose. That way I can take it to the model club meeting to show off the interior! The turret itself will also be removeable, so a lot of...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-26-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Thanks for the great comments!

The Cavalier Zimmerit set fits nicely so far. The turret zim fit well, but the cutouts for the tread holders and escape hatch were off by about 3/32". I'd have prefered to have no pre-cuts so I could...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-25-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,892
Posted By USMCRick
Tiger I Project Progress

Here are a few pics of my Dragon 1/35 Tiger I Late version.
I am using the Verlinden Full Inerior kit and Cavalier Zimmerit set with it. This is my first attempt at an armor subject after 30+ years...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-24-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,751
Posted By USMCRick
Macheinenpistole 40

I have a book with pics of the restored Bovington Tiger I, and there are two places in the turret that are labled for small arm storage: one on the back of the turret, to the right of the escape...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-24-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,751
Posted By USMCRick
WWII German Panzer Personal Weapons?

What would have been a typical personal weapon for a tank crewmember? Would they have pretty much used the MP-40? Would every crewmember in, say a Tiger I have had one? Any other weapons that they...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-23-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,030
Posted By USMCRick
1/35 Dragon Tiger I Questions

Great Models list this kit as being for pre-sale: 1/35 DML 6269 Sd.Kfz. 181 Tiger I Early Production.
Sprue Brothers Lists this detail set: 1:35 Voyager Tiger I Early Detail Set (DRA kit) #E35127,...
Forum: Axis: World War II 06-12-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,740
Posted By USMCRick
Brass Fenders for Tiger 1?

Who makes a Brass Fender set for the Dragon 1/35 Tiger I Late? I don't see one listed on Eduard's website, and a search of Squadron and Sprue Bros turned up nothing as well.

Is there a difference...
Forum: Axis: World War II 05-11-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,121
Posted By USMCRick
Nice Pic!

Now, where can I get some decals for all of those markings?:)
Forum: Axis: World War II 05-11-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,121
Posted By USMCRick
88mm German Shell Colors?

What color were the shells and projectiles from the Tiger's 88mm gun? I know there is a long projectile and a short projectile - which one is armor piercing and which is the soft target round? Does...
Forum: Axis: World War II 05-02-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,870
Posted By USMCRick
Zimmerit Questions

I tried my first zimmerit coating today on some scrap plastic. I used the Tamiya tool set. On the first picture, I tried Miliput. It seemed to work OK, but apparently my Miliput set is a bit dried...
Forum: Axis: World War II 04-30-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By USMCRick
New Armor Modeler with Some Questions

Hello, Everyone!

My name is Rick and I live in Aurora, CO. I've been an avid Aircraft modeler for over 30 years.

I have recently gotten interested in armor models, especially the German Tiger...
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