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Big Cats VI
Ruffus
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Guatemala
Joined: April 12, 2005
KitMaker: 340 posts
Armorama: 220 posts
Posted: Friday, July 26, 2019 - 02:13 AM UTC
This is my WIP Leopard 2, from Italeri.





nice kit, it may be inaccurate, but looks like a Leopard!!
rtvmodeler
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Distrito Federal, Mexico
Joined: April 06, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, August 04, 2019 - 07:18 PM UTC

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Very nice result Rodolfo!

Tamas



Thanks for your kind comment Tamas!

Regards!
Rodolfo
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 04, 2017
KitMaker: 408 posts
Armorama: 394 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 01:39 PM UTC
Guess I will have to call this one done for now. I have had the tracks on it for a week and I am still waiting for them to stretch out further to glue and set the sag. That's what's really bad about this Tamiya build as it is also pulling inward the front wheels.

I passed on doing the ambush as I had already gloss clear coated it over a weathering coat and didnt want the ambush pattern spots to be brighter, so I will try that on a future build instead.



Tojo72
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Joined: June 06, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:20 AM UTC
Lots of good work going on.Sorry guys,I will have to pull out,it will be my 1st Big Cats Campaign missed.My house is taking a lot longer then I thought it would.So no house,no bench yet.
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
Joined: October 01, 2016
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:08 AM UTC

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Jaguar (all car models)



I'll join and continue thinning my stash from with these two:



Le Mans version had decals without tobacco sponsors, for which I had bought replacements. The sprint version has proper decals included with the kit. Trying to to build both, and hoping at least one turns out fine.
ivanhoe6
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Wisconsin, United States
Joined: April 05, 2007
KitMaker: 1,787 posts
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:32 AM UTC
Great to see some cars included too. Shame about the tobacco decals not being included. I guess that's to keep kids with $40 kits from using their hobby money to buy cigarettes.
I don't think we will ever see AMT NASCAR re-pops with tobacco decals. Even though big tobacco were major NASCAR sponsors. When the National Guard dropped sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt's 88 car they said, "that there were no known enlistments generated by the millions invested by sponsorship" or something to that effect. I'm thinking the same could be said about tobacco products. But that's just me....

BTW: I've never smoked. It's just the PC factor that bothers me !
Owengate
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Joined: June 03, 2019
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 07:21 AM UTC
Oh wow! Now, that's a nice Jaguar!
Ruffus
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Guatemala
Joined: April 12, 2005
KitMaker: 340 posts
Armorama: 220 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 12:52 AM UTC
Good morning mates!! I'm about to begin the painting of my Leopard 2, can someone help me? I would like to paint it in a winter scheme, but can't find a good reference picture. any picture would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks!!

Byron
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Guatemala
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Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 01:54 AM UTC
Well, I didn't find any good reference picture of a Leopard in winter scheme, and I want it to look different from the normal NATO scheme, I know is not a swedish Strv.122, but it looks the part. So I will paint it this way.


ColinEdm
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: October 15, 2013
KitMaker: 1,263 posts
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Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 09:29 AM UTC
Starting pics for my Tamiya Jagdpanther (Late), along with a bunch of a/m goodies that I got a steal of a deal on; hopefully I can do the PE justice...


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Martinvidas
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Joined: February 13, 2011
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Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 07:49 PM UTC
Hello
Is it OK to enter the campaign with Jagpanther?
Thanks
ColinEdm
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 02:15 AM UTC
I would say so, that is what I entered.
Martinvidas
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:53 PM UTC

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I would say so, that is what I entered.



You are right. I am gonna start mine after SMC in this weekend.
Martinvidas
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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Posted: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:36 AM UTC
So this is the stage of my Jagdpanther right now:





W will see what is gonna be in the end
ColinEdm
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 05:35 AM UTC
Some progress pics on my Jagdpanther, assembly pretty much done except for the tracks, ready for primer.


Martinvidas
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Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2019 - 08:35 PM UTC
Status update:


Martinvidas
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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:31 PM UTC
The basic painting of my Jagtpanther is done:


Martinvidas
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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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KitMaker: 279 posts
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Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:40 PM UTC
Now the Jagdpanther is looking better:


Waiting to the resin tracks to arrive. So maybe some weathering will be done in between.
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
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Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 05:12 PM UTC
Progress update, Dragon 1/35 Panther F.