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Henry Milton (milto7a7)
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British 6 Pound A/T Gun

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Will depict a gun just before the battle of Villers Bocage

 

Project

This album is attached to project British 6 Pound A/T Gun.

Albums: 1 with 88 images
1:35
Completed
1:35 QF 6-Pounder Anti-Tank Gun Mk.IV (AFV Club AF35217)1:35 6 Pounder Ammo Late War Steel Containers & Shells (Resicast 35.2265)1+
 

Comments

4. June 2015 at 12:59:39 Share
Henry Milton Completed the build. Many small and delicate parts. Replaced several items with wire. Fit was pretty good but there is flash on a great many parts and clean up is tough on the really small parts. Overall a real good build. Now for some paint.
9. June 2015 at 13:21:48
Rui S Hi Henry, nicely done, but if I may say so, :) beware with the seam lines that appear in the optics. photo 32 :S
9. June 2015 at 13:28:49
Henry Milton Good eyes. I always go over my builds after I prime them to see if I missed any seams and such. The primer helps me see lines I might miss otherwise. I still think I would have missed that one, thanks.
9. June 2015 at 23:28:46
Rui S Henry, I thought better to warn you before you start painting it. The close-up photos never lie. Glad to help :) and that you didn't mind ;)
9. June 2015 at 23:52:57
Henry Milton That is the kind of thing every modeler should appreciate. An extra pair of eyes never hurts and if you can't take a bit of advice or criticism of your work you will not get better and you have no business posting stuff on sites like this. The feedback is how you improve. Thanks again.
10. June 2015 at 11:40:52
Rui S Cheers, Henry. Totally agree.
10. June 2015 at 12:37:36
Henry Milton Gun is pretty much done, maybe a bit of tweeking the weathering and I think I saw some raw brass in the muzzle of the barrel so I need to get that sorted out. The base I one of several options I am looking at. I have figures and a nice set of ammo & crates from Resicast to work up and sort out.
26. June 2015 at 02:16:04
Ulf Petersen That looks great so far, Henry! Regarding the fact, that the ruined building results from the ongoing fighting I would recommend to put far more debris on the ground. So much that almost the whole pavement is covered.
26. June 2015 at 04:17:04
Henry Milton Thanks for the encouragement and advice Ulf. If I move forward with using this base I will look to add much more debris. The base is a resin product from Verlinden that is not really done yet and I am experimenting with this and other examples of resin bases at this point. I have all materials needed but I may save this base for a figures only vignette, we shall see.
26. June 2015 at 12:27:18
Henry Milton I will be adding the figures and gear to this scene as soon as I get my rank badges from Archer. Most kits only offer rank for 1 sleeve but the British had rank on both sleeves. Archer has a real nice set of rank from lance corporal to RSM.
25. July 2015 at 12:21:39
Henry Milton This one is complete. A great deal of fun was had working on this project.
2. August 2015 at 18:26:42
M.Julian Marles Looking very very good!
2. August 2015 at 20:09:34
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