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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-07-2019, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Glaurung
The suspension has been completed. Except for the...

The suspension has been completed. Except for the road wheels and return rollers, all the suspension has been replaced with the PART set. The assembly is very well detailed but fiddly thing to build....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-20-2019, 03:46 AM
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Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, MZolt. Meanwhile I've completed...

Thank you, MZolt.

Meanwhile I've completed the pedal- and steering linkage and have started with suspension. Drive sprockets have been also replaced with the ones with a detail better defined.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-26-2019, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Glaurung
Tks

I'm having my StuG currently on a pause, so meanwhile I have another build on my workbench which is little TKS tankette. The thing is really tiny, only a spec bigger than a matchbox.

The kit is...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-03-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you all for kind words. I use...

Thank you all for kind words.



I use Testors Gun Metal for base coat and then add Humbrol Gun metal by brush. The Humbrol paint I have is as old as dinosaurs and is actually dried out. I pick...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-03-2019, 12:47 PM
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Views: 1,096
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you! The kit is not that old actually....

Thank you!

The kit is not that old actually. It's from 2005 according to Scalemates, but it's not up to Dragon's standards by any means.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-25-2019, 04:24 PM
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Views: 1,096
Posted By Glaurung
Somehow, using hot water and brute force, I...

Somehow, using hot water and brute force, I managed to bend the upper hull narrow enough to fit between metal angles. And after gluing the altered drivers front plate on, it stayed to its new shape....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-25-2019, 04:10 PM
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Views: 57,328
Posted By Glaurung
I really love your attention to detail and the...

I really love your attention to detail and the correctness of your scratch work.
It has been one of the most enjoyable build to follow so far.

Slow but steady - keep it going, mate.


Kristjan
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-24-2019, 03:41 AM
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Views: 1,096
Posted By Glaurung
StuG III Ausf.B

Hello,

My next thread will be StuG III Ausf.B. I have chosen Tamiya kit for this one and since I have few leftovers from Dragon's Panzer III family kits I've built before, I use them wherever I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, Ralph. I,m sorry to say that no...

Thank you, Ralph.

I,m sorry to say that no figures or diorama are planned for this model and I really didn't concerned either from the very beginning. One reason for no diorama is that I planned...
Forum: Photos: Finished Projects 07-18-2019, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Glaurung
LVT-4, USMC, Okinawa, april 1945

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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-18-2019, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Glaurung
And It's finally finished. USMC LVT-4,...

And It's finally finished.

USMC LVT-4, Okinawa, april 1945.


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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-16-2019, 04:04 AM
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Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Tracks are now finally on. But these turned to be...

Tracks are now finally on. But these turned to be real nightmare to handle. After I applied oils and pigments, the tracks, they became very fragile and literally started to fall apart even to the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-06-2019, 08:29 AM
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Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Hi again, Washes and oils are added. I tried...

Hi again,

Washes and oils are added. I tried to make it a bit more worn and rusty than I usually do. These vehicles were made of mild steel and were used in sea water and moist environment. The...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-16-2019, 11:49 AM
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Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Hi again. So I have the decals and final...

Hi again.

So I have the decals and final coat of satin clear added. I used Bison Decals 35187 sheet. Decals for my vehicle were bit oversized compared to the photo, but since I really didn't have...
Forum: Photos: Finished Projects 06-14-2019, 06:43 AM
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Views: 4,749
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, Abdin, and sorry for the very late...

Thank you, Abdin, and sorry for the very late response.

I'm really looking forward to see the build log of your LWS's if you get there someday. For some unknown reason I really have a deep love...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-14-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Moving on with this thing. I don't have many...

Moving on with this thing.

I don't have many pictures of all the stuff I plan to place in the cargo hold, but here's some .30 cal ammo boxes to show:
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 05-05-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, Abdin and Michael. So, getting on...

Thank you, Abdin and Michael.

So, getting on with cargo bay area. Grab handles and -railings has been reworked according to early model LVT's.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-14-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Hi again. There's a little update on the...

Hi again.

There's a little update on the rear ramp. The purpose is to have the rear ramp movable so I could display it either way. For that I first drilled the hinges out, then I added magnets to...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-10-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Teeny tiny update of my build. The roof of...

Teeny tiny update of my build.

The roof of the crew compartment is internally painted and weathered. I airbrushed a coat of primer outside as well to see, if my surgery on the hatch needs some...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-10-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,353
Posted By Glaurung
Seems fantastic, John. Really love the...

Seems fantastic, John.

Really love the weathering and overall feel of this little diorama. Your weathering skills are excellent.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-28-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 57,328
Posted By Glaurung
Looking absolutely good, Abdin. This thread...

Looking absolutely good, Abdin.

This thread is like never ending enjoyment to follow along.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-28-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, Ralph So, moving on with my LVT. ...

Thank you, Ralph

So, moving on with my LVT.

I added driver's visor lever to the cab and two styrene hooks to the front edge of the roof to hold it down. So I'm finally ready to paint it and be...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-14-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Thank you, Ralph. Here is one of the photos,...

Thank you, Ralph.

Here is one of the photos, taken in Italy, that shows vehicles, with early armored cab without MG, but the co-driver's hatch is moved back.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-13-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Hi, mech. Thank you for your comment. That's...

Hi, mech. Thank you for your comment.

That's an excellent gallery you have there. And the fact, that most of the models are heavily or totally scratch built is hands down impressive. Very nice and...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-11-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,933
Posted By Glaurung
Shortly after the last update I posted here, I...

Shortly after the last update I posted here, I studied the photo further and discovered that the co-driver's hatch on my model is on the different position than showed on the photo. Looking the photo...
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