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Armor/AFV: Axis - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Axis forces during World War II.
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Maus 1:35 with interior
southpier
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: December 11, 2009
KitMaker: 80 posts
Armorama: 40 posts
Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 01:05 PM GMT+7
very much looking forward to that!
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 05:13 PM GMT+7
Until the Bird is done I will sneak in some updates. But then it will be 110%, supercharged Mouse.
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
KitMaker: 6,607 posts
Armorama: 6,601 posts
Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 01:11 AM GMT+7
Nice to see you back to it again !
J
pimpdogbert
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Illinois, United States
Joined: November 25, 2005
KitMaker: 129 posts
Armorama: 88 posts
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 07:39 PM GMT+7
YAY! An update! The B-29 looks great, but is it time to move on to something that will not fly? Great seats! I like the idea of the carved plastic, I will have to use that.
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 05:50 PM GMT+7
Carved plastic and bent copper wire are about to become the seats for the driver and radio operator

FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 03:21 AM GMT+7
Making a slow, steady progress on the commission Superfortress. Eager to return to my Maus.
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
Joined: September 08, 2016
KitMaker: 14 posts
Armorama: 14 posts
Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 06:41 AM GMT+7
Did you ever finish that B-29? Good luck! Uploading any more pictures?
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
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Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 03:19 AM GMT+7
Yep,that'll work well as far as I am concerned. Smooth casting.
Have you heard about the upcoming Maus release with full interior ? You are probably the reason they made that kit ! LoL
J
plstktnkr2
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Maryland, United States
Joined: October 10, 2002
KitMaker: 343 posts
Armorama: 300 posts
Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 02:56 AM GMT+7
Maybe try Alclad Aluminum after a basecoat of black? after resin casting...
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 11:52 PM GMT+7
Failed attempt at coating the fuel tanks with aluminum foil, While it looks better than paint, the material used to make the tanks, Styrodur, is elastic and prevents a perfect, uniform adhesion of the foil. Not much of a problem, the shape is OK and the part will be cast in resin.

FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 03:24 AM GMT+7
Yes, Sire! Soon, I promise!
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 02:08 AM GMT+7
It will be nice when you get back to work on this little gem.
J
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
Joined: September 08, 2016
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Armorama: 14 posts
Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 03:08 PM GMT+7
Well I guess it's a good thing that I speak German.
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 06:52 PM GMT+7
It is one of the many sources, yes, but not the primary one. There is an article in Waffen Revue numbers 16-20/1975 and some stuff in Russian that supplement the information.
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
Joined: September 08, 2016
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Armorama: 14 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 06:34 AM GMT+7
I received Kampfpanzer Maus by Michael Fröhlich and I must say, I now understand how you were able to get such accurate detail in your model.
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 11:38 PM GMT+7
Thank you for the continuing support, doing my best to finish the B-29 as soon as possible. Say tuned, this Maus must and will be finished!
Blaubar
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Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Joined: December 15, 2016
KitMaker: 200 posts
Armorama: 188 posts
Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 09:00 PM GMT+7
May speed be with you and the B-29.
We need the Maus story to go on. One of my all-time fav threads out there.
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 09:38 AM GMT+7
Still working on the Monogram B-29, there is much work to be done.
For those interested, this is the how it looks thus far
https://www.scalemates.com/profiles/mate.php?id=11681&p=albums&album=33986
(Sorry for the off-topic)
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
Joined: September 08, 2016
KitMaker: 14 posts
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Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 08:59 AM GMT+7
Never letting this thread die! Mind showing some pictures of the b-29 at some point? Would love to see more of your work! Cheers mate!
polo2016
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Gironde, France
Joined: August 05, 2017
KitMaker: 2 posts
Armorama: 2 posts
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:15 AM GMT+7
hello all,

your Maus is very nice,you given me want to make mine almost by myself interior and exterior.

i think it will during one year.

http://www.colleurs-de-plastique.com/forums/showthread.php?63651-Maus-1-35-entièrement-scratch-(ou-presque).




FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:27 PM GMT+7
About halfway through that build, work resumes on the Maus as soon as I'm done with the B-29.
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
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Posted: Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:24 AM GMT+7
I'm still holding out for this post! Hope the B-29 is coming along!
Braille
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California, United States
Joined: August 05, 2007
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Posted: Saturday, April 08, 2017 - 04:50 PM GMT+7

Quoted Text

Was it translated in English? I have the original edition in German. The book is excellent.



Sorry about the long delay in getting an answer back to you. The book is well worth the investment, my copy is in english. Excellent book if you're interested in knowing about this beast.

~ Eddy
HistoricArmor_97
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United States
Joined: September 08, 2016
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Posted: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 - 01:08 PM GMT+7
Very nice! I can't wait to see the progress no matter how long it takes. Cheers
FlorinM
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: August 01, 2011
KitMaker: 384 posts
Armorama: 210 posts
Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 06:07 PM GMT+7
I am currently working on a foiled 1:48th B-29 Superfortress for someone because I really, really need the money and am eager to resume work on this project as soon as that thing is done. There is a tiny step forward on the Maus, just shot the aluminum barrels with some self-etching primer. In the upper right corner you can see the landing gear bay walls of the B-29 halfway done.