A Hobby Boss's IDF Puma Combat Engineering Vehicle in 1/35 scale

Beyond the basic Puma version, it has the "dog house" and rear-deck bar armor.  I added the anti-slip texture to the horizontal surfaces, but otherwise, it's out of the box.  I used the out-of-production Model Master acrylic sand gray for the base coat and use titanium buff oil paint to simulate the heavy dust and sand you see in a lot of photos of IDF vehicles.

Pre-antislip and paint view of finished kit.  Notice the small chain details on the separate side armor.  I was pleased with the result, but my eyes needed a break after finishing them.

I didn't have any good photos of the exact anti-slip locations, so I had to take my best guess.  I'm ordering some Desert Eagle Publishing books on the Centurion-based vehicles that Israel used, and I hope they can help me with my other kits.



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