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Tanks

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Tanks and other vehicles in 1/72

 

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5. February at 11:48:09 Share
Patrick Hagelstein Nice one! Welcome aboard!
5. February at 12:12:53
Thomas Kirschbaum not bad! ; How long after did you build this model? My Models from the youth are looking noone so good as the new! this is total normal; you learn from kit to kit :)
5. February at 15:44:12
Alex_1974 Thanks, Patrick!

Thomas: well, I don't remember exactly when I made that model, but it is at least 25 years ago. The first many years I didn't evolve my techniques that much. I didn't always have the patience to paint first, so many of my models from my youth were build, then painted. Mostly I build airplanes in 1/72, but I also build cars and trucks in 1/24-1/25.
I had a long break from making models, but started in 2014 and build all that I had left from my youth. Now I am "back in business", ready to learn more ????
6. February at 13:01:58
Patrick Hagelstein Well, it's actually not a bad thing to paint after building. What I like to do is build (sub)assemblies that have to have the same color(s) and prepare those for painting. That way I can clean up any seam lines and don't have issues with glue not bonding to painted parts.
6. February at 15:46:22
Alex_1974 It might be a bad idea to paint after assembly. Especially if assembling the whole model. I have a few models with unpainted cockpits/interior.
Now I make subassemblies before painting parts, just like it should be...
6. February at 17:00:51
Patrick Hagelstein Exactly! building the cockpit as a subassembly and paint that up before closing the fuselage is a good example. When the whole airplane is built, then you can address any seam lines and paint the whole airplane. :)
6. February at 19:17:55
Alex_1974 Then it sounds like I got it right:-D
Still working on the seam lines though...
6. February at 19:31:01
6. February at 19:33:33
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