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Bury My Heart at Stalingrad
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Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 - 05:27 PM UTC
Hello friends!.

Nice works here!. I will go with figures from Dragon, "German 6th Army, Stalingrad 1942-1943"



Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 - 08:09 PM UTC
Matthew,
Welcome aboard! Seems you and I are working on different boxings of the same kit. Wish you hadn't shown me the errors... ignorance is bliss, I always say. And I don't have any spare parts.

Gaz
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Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019 - 08:10 PM UTC
Rodolfo,
Welcome to the campaign! Looking forward to seeing what you make of those figures!

Gaz
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Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - 07:03 PM UTC
Thanks for your welcome and words Gary!..


I begun to drill one arm for adding the grenade, but I cannot to make a big hole because I can destroyed the piece, in order of avoid this, I divided the grenade in two parte and them were placed into the holes.



The following step is work and checking the figures (except the head) for verifiy a correct adjust; I added Putty of Tamiya mixed with Lacquer thinner for easy manipulation. I added another grenade in arm of another soldier with the same previous method



Now I am working more Putty in necessary zone of arms.

Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - 08:11 PM UTC
My front wheel is done:
Before:


on the table:


PE installed:


Now I'm working on the back wheel.. Progress will shown later.
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Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - 08:53 PM UTC
Rodolfo,
I'm looking to learn a lot about figurines. So I;m paying close attention.

Gaz
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Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - 08:54 PM UTC
Martin,
That's a great transformation of the wheel! I do love your PE skills.

Gaz
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Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 - 09:32 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Martin,
That's a great transformation of the wheel! I do love your PE skills.

Gaz



Thank You, GazzaS
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Posted: Wednesday, May 08, 2019 - 10:54 PM UTC
Mark. Great work on the Panzer IV. Very nicely done.

Martin, the etch will really give that old kit a boost. Looks much better.

Matthew, I would say your second pic is whitewash over grey paint.

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Posted: Thursday, May 09, 2019 - 10:57 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Rodolfo,
I'm looking to learn a lot about figurines. So I;m paying close attention.
Gaz



Thanks for your kind comments Gary!. Really I don´t have experience in figures, I am learning too and I hope to make a good work with them.

Before to paint, I applied Surface Primer Spray of Tamiya.



Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 07:38 PM UTC
The equipment are ready in the painting phase.



Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 07:51 PM UTC
Looking good Rodolfo. Nice work on the figures and equipment.

GazzaS
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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:02 PM UTC
Great detail painting, Rodolfo!
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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:56 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Mark. Great work on the Panzer IV. Very nicely done.

Martin, the etch will really give that old kit a boost. Looks much better.

Matthew, I would say your second pic is whitewash over grey paint.




Peter, Thank you.

Mark
Martinvidas
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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 02:41 AM UTC
My next small update - the back wheel and part of the engine..


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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 04:30 AM UTC
@ Peter and @ Gary: Thanks for your kind comments.

After of detail the machine guns, I will apply Humbrol/Matt Cote over all equipment. Next step: paint the bodies.

Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 07:30 AM UTC
Yes, brings back memories Martin.
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Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 01:34 AM UTC
Heading out on business for two weeks so had to get this wrapped up. I envisioned these guys hanging around the city in the days leading up to the battle, making a show of force to boost the morale of the citizens. Dirty, but not battle-weary yet.




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Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 03:51 AM UTC
Mark,

Very nice work. I love this kit, it is easy to build looks awesome when painted and weathered. Again, nice build.

Mark
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Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 02:23 PM UTC
Mark C.,
Congratulations on your KV-1. It looks excellent! I really like your color modulation and subtle weathering!

Gaz
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Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 08:03 PM UTC
An excellent rendition Mark.
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Posted: Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 09:21 PM UTC
Looks good Mark.
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Posted: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 08:41 AM UTC
Excellent work Mark!, the modulation and weathering looks great!.

More updates of my figures:


Airburshed with Vallejo paintings Model Air, 4 capes, (lights and shadows), more lights with dry brush using Humbrol and washes with Vallejo; when I finished the heads, I will add another small weathering with airbrush using Vallejo Model Air.





Regards!
Rodolfo
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Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:21 AM UTC
Rodolfo, those figures look awesome. Great painting skills!

I have a bit of progress to report on the 15cm strum-infanteriegeschutz… Nearly all subassemblies are complete: hull and suspension, wheels and tracks, the gun cradle and casemate. I’m now waiting for a turned metal barrel to arrive in the post so that I can press on. here are a few progress photos:







cheers

Matthew
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Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 11:23 AM UTC
Matthew,

Looks like a nice clean build, should be good to go when that barrel arrives.

Mark