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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-05-2010, 12:28 PM
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Posted By amba
Painting...

Hi everyone,

long time ago he...;)

I have been doing lot's of other things in the past years. Building some kit's too... but not much:(

I am going to practice some painting again and...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-14-2007, 01:55 PM
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Posted By amba
Smile Thanks Lawrence, Sheeds, Ian and Dan, the...

Thanks Lawrence, Sheeds, Ian and Dan,

the Hummel is now waiting to be painted. I got a airbrush course from my wife for christmas and it has to wait until I completed it. But the one in January...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-30-2006, 07:53 AM
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Posted By amba
Hi Guys, thanx for all your comments! I...

Hi Guys,

thanx for all your comments! I really appreciate it:)

James:
That covering mesh is really cool, but it was mainly used on early hummels. I am building a vehicle used (and...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-28-2006, 10:46 AM
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Posted By amba
Smile Finished!

Hi Guys,

first of all thanks for all your comments :thumb: and for following this thread for almost a year now :eek: !

I scratchbuilt a wooden box which was placed on the right front fender:...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-12-2006, 03:35 PM
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Posted By amba
Exclamation Ammo arrived!

Hey Guys,

thanks for all the comments and interest:) And yes, I'll make some overall shots when I am finished:rolleyes:

I got my ammo from Armorscale today. They are really sweet and fit's...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-11-2006, 05:03 AM
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Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Question The last 2 percent

Hi Guys,

thanks for all the comments, I appreciate it:)

Lawrence was absolutely right that the last 2% are the hardest to complete. Moreover things already completed a long time ago, tend to...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-30-2006, 07:19 AM
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Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Karaya Tow Cables

Hi Guys,

next step was to add the tow cable holders and a Karaya Tow Cable I had lying around:
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e315/ambjoern/hummel/Superstructure/Hummel-142.jpg
And here is...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-30-2006, 07:02 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Kinonblock

Hi Again,

I will use this hummel to depict a scene from a photo in Budapest early 1945. On the photo both hatches are open and the drivers vision port/hatch is open too. The kinonblock of the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-30-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Hi Lawrence, that set looks really good...

Hi Lawrence,

that set looks really good though! The set I have from Eduard is the old set for the Late Hummel which was one of Dragons first kits! That's probably why the quality is not that...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-19-2006, 05:51 PM
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Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Hi Lawrence, thanks mate:) Well, the Eduard...

Hi Lawrence,

thanks mate:) Well, the Eduard set that I have is for the Late Hummel and does not include that much. You must have a newer set for the Early Hummel.

-Ambjoern
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-19-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Cool Ammo boxes

Thanks Guys,

I worked on the rear ammo boxes today. My vehicle will have the left side box open and some grenades inside. I am using the PE boxes from Part which are really nice compared to the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-18-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Red face Next update...

Hi Guys,

many thanks to all of you for following this build and for your comments:)

To be able to paint all the details I am not mounting the gun and the two front plates before I paint....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Talking Sunday night fever

Hi Again,

here is another update. I am trying to complete the fighting compartment so that I can move on to the front superstructure. There are only some minor parts left there like hatches etc....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Hi Larry, yeah go ahead and complete that...

Hi Larry,

yeah go ahead and complete that panther:) The problem for me with a build going on for such a long time is that I tend to go back and change things all the time. It's learning by doing...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Talking Going "Wing Nuts"

Hi Everyone,

I have been adding some of the small details which were still missing today. First the reinforcements on the inside of the back wall:...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-12-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Arrow Painting?

Thanks to all of you for your comments:) Without you guys I would probably have given up a long time ago...:D



John,

You are right I am actually worried about the painting. All the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-11-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Smile Another update

Hi Folks,

here are some pics of the details I have added since the last update. I worked on the ranging rods. I reused the tip from the one's supplied with the kit and scratched the rest. Most...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-04-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Smile Thanks for all your comments and interest guys:) ...

Thanks for all your comments and interest guys:)



Yeah Larry, I hope to finish still this year:D

The manufacturer Adler's nest does not have a website I think. At least I have not found...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-03-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Arrow Small update

Hi Again,

I didn't get much bench time lately but I managed to complete the right side of the fighting compartment with the support wall and the second mp40 holder:...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-03-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Smile Thanks Stuke, that encourages me to really...

Thanks Stuke, that encourages me to really complete it very soon :) . Well let's see how the finished Hummel will look like ;) But if a magazine would really be interested I would of course be...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-30-2006, 02:09 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Hummel ammo

Hi Lawrence,

thanks a lot for the hint. I was looking for a set like that for some time now. I'm gonna order one of those:)

-Ambjoern
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-26-2006, 02:47 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Hi Evan, thanks for the flowers:) It is a...

Hi Evan,

thanks for the flowers:) It is a Schatton barrel it looks almost the same as the Armorscale one.

Check out the comparison with the Adlers Nest barrel:
...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-24-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Mg34

Hi Guys,

thanks for all your comments :)

Just a small update of some details I added tonight.

As I have completed the left side of the fighting compartment, I am now trying to finish the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-24-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Yeah Lawrence, it's getting pretty heavy:D ...

Yeah Lawrence, it's getting pretty heavy:D

-Ambjoern
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-19-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 139,315
Posted By amba
Left side of fighting compartment done!

Hi Everyone,

back again from a sunny October week in Tirol, Austria. Just perfect for a couple of golf rounds and good food, wine and some wellness.

Weather is now normal again, which means...
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