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Bizarre
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Akershus, Norway
Joined: July 20, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 01:03 AM GMT+7
Orkun Çetin shares with us his model of a destroyed Jagdpanzer IV.

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Thanks!
oldbean
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Virginia, United States
Joined: July 05, 2004
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 01:14 AM GMT+7
Fantastic work!
Jesse
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Texas, United States
Joined: April 07, 2009
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 04:30 AM GMT+7
Superb in all respects! One of the best wrecks I've ever seen. Congrats & thanks for sharing this beauty!!
johnnyD
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Alabama, United States
Joined: August 07, 2003
KitMaker: 36 posts
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 08:09 AM GMT+7
Nice Job, Looks Good!
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 09, 2008
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:47 AM GMT+7
Superb. What courage it took to wreck the kit, haha!
justsendit
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Colorado, United States
Joined: February 24, 2014
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 01:14 PM GMT+7
Beautiful depiction of the original image!

—mike
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Nord, France
Joined: April 13, 2012
KitMaker: 35 posts
Armorama: 35 posts
Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 08:07 PM GMT+7
Nice job ! Beautiful panzerwrecks
orkuncetin
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Istanbul, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: March 23, 2014
KitMaker: 38 posts
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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 09:41 PM GMT+7
Thanks Guys!
vettejack
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Florida, United States
Joined: November 23, 2012
KitMaker: 763 posts
Armorama: 745 posts
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:26 AM GMT+7
Damn fine work and the use of weathering techniques...I hope to be as good as this...well done indeed!
nheather
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United Kingdom
Joined: November 12, 2007
KitMaker: 260 posts
Armorama: 176 posts
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 04:53 AM GMT+7
Fantastic work - this is the one I said I liked the best on the competition winner pages. What I find interesting is how stark the writing is on the original photo - I'm sure if the model had reproduced that people would have said that it didn't look real.
Taeuss
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Manitoba, Canada
Joined: January 03, 2016
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Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 06:10 AM GMT+7
Love the job that you did, though I haven't a clue about the message on the tank destroyer as to what it meant and why they'd bother writing it on a clearly-destroyed AFV...
AFVFan
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: May 17, 2012
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Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 09:40 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text

Damn fine work and the use of weathering techniques...I hope to be as good as this...well done indeed!



Ditto that!
shermadude
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Joined: December 03, 2007
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Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:19 AM GMT+7
Double ditto on the work. As far as the writing goes G.I.'s loved to do that sort of thing. Pretty much an 'up yours' to the Germans. 'Spearhead' is the nickname of the 2nd Armored Division so I suspect this has something to do with them.
Regards,Bob
shermadude
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 05:16 AM GMT+7
Hi all,
Made an error in my previous post. 'Spearhead' is actually the nickname of 3rd Armored Division. The 2nd of course is 'Hell on Wheels'. So 3rd Armored is probably responsible for the condition this Jagdpanzer IV finds itself in.
Regards,Bob
SmallSoldier
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: December 20, 2007
KitMaker: 36 posts
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 05:36 PM GMT+7
I agree with all on this one. This is by far one of the best modelled destroyed vehicles I've ever seen. Great work on the various rust and burnt effects...
100% to you sir!
GregVHill
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United States
Joined: September 10, 2011
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Posted: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 10:18 AM GMT+7
Wrong! "Spearhead" was the nickname of 3rd AD, which didn't seem to get the press that 3rd Armored did. The photo that inspired this great replica was in their unofficial history, "Spearhead in the West," published in Germany in 1946.
GregVHill
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United States
Joined: September 10, 2011
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Posted: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 10:22 AM GMT+7
And I would agree that the chalked on (?) graffiti is very clear on the original published version and is well reproduced here. Very nice work!