Ingo F @Rui, sorry completely missed you question.
Which one do you mean? The scratches on the vehicle or on the green addon armor?
The scratches on the vehicle are done with a piece of regular kitchen sponge. The color i us for the scratches is Vallejo 70.822 German c. black brown. To achieve this fine scratches on the armor, i remove almost all paint from the sponge.
For the scratches on the dusted surface, just use a toothpick.
27. August, 16:29
Rui S Thx Mate. Np
I also use a sponge, but rarely I get such small scratches has you did.
Very well done
27. August, 17:12
James C I also use the "dry sponge" method, but recently acquired a set of "hard" lead weathering/chipping pencils by AK. Really useful for doing long and very fine scratches and paint chips. I used them for the first time on my recent Ferdinand build.
Rui S @James, thx for the tip. Lady year I bought some similar pencils precisly the same colours, but from an artists brand. I think they are the hard type. I Will give them a try maybee on my T 26
27. August, 22:48
Black Baron Stellar work. Love the PE and the fine paint job
8. September, 15:55
Sarunas D Nice truck! How do you weather the vinyl tyres? Does enamel paint damage them?
8. September, 17:14
Ingo F Thank you Black Baron and Sarunas!
@Sarunas: This are resin wheels from Def.Model and not the original ones from the kit.
The weathering is really easy: Mixed the needed pigments, covered the wheel with a big amount of them and sealed with white spirit. Let them dry for a day and then removed the pigments with a brush and cotton swabs until i was satisfied with the result.
Ingo F Here my new Project - T-90A. The hull is almost finished, took me about four weeks to build and modify/correct it. Started with the turret today and it looks like it will also take some time to correct it.
12. August, 19:39
Spanjaard flawless PE detail! and lovely weld lines added
12. August, 19:53
Rui S Very Nice start. The kit brings all that PE?
Treehugger Do you just use superglue (cyanoacrylate) or do you have any other tricks for gluing on the photo etch?
12. August, 20:44
James C Tidy work and off to a great start Ingo
How did you find the Trumpeter track links... were they worth the trouble?
12. August, 21:33
Ingo F Thank you guys!
@Rui: The PE parts are almost all from the Voyager PE set. Only a few PE parts are from the kit.
I have some mixed feelings about this Voayger kit. Some parts are very usefull, others are unnecessary. There are also many parts that can not be used, if you use pictures/walkarounds of the original tank for the build. This parts are way to thin, to thick, to long or to short.
@Treehugger: I just use superglue (cyanoacrylate). The only "trick" that i do when gluing the PE parts toghether or to a plastic part, i roughen up the surface of both parts. Thats all.
12. August, 21:33
Ingo F Thank you James!
The tracks are good. Easy to clean and every track is made from only two parts. You just need to glue the guide horn to the track. Easy to click together and the hold between the tracks is good. They wont fall apart.
Ingo F Finally after 6 weeks i managed to complete the build.
Added as much details as it was possible.
The figures i wanted to use wont fit the T-90A so i had to change them with figures from MENG. Will go with a Victory Day Parade 2013 as diorama.
Wanted to avoid this scenario as i dont like clean tanks but will try to hold back with weathering.