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8.8 cm FlaK

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Category:Guns - Cannons
Guns - Cannons
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Used from:1936–1992
Used by:Military
Model:8.8 cm FlaK

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Matti Thomaes added a new project.
1:35 88mm Gun FlaK 36/37 (Tamiya MM117)1:35 Field Commander Set (Tamiya 35298)
26. May, 20:18
sparkypeeps added a new photoalbum.
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My handpainted grey mixture was added to some Red Brown to make the bench leather base colour. This red brown mixture wa...
10 | 9. March, 19:14
Jay Dubya
Mind if I keep an eye on your progress Sparky? You seem to have found the balance in detail vs scale, that kit is tiny in real life!
12. March, 23:38
Thanks, I hope the paint job after all this will warrant spending this much time on sculpting a tiny model. I only really do aircraft in 1:72 and AFVs in 1/35 so this is a bit new for me. My main concern is that all these blobs of super glue will throw the scale off but at least I'm having fun.
13. March, 02:45
Alec K
Very nice build, following 👍
13. March, 02:47
Ahmet Eren İspir added a new photoalbum.
17 | 16. April, 21:14
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Joerg R.
Those texture came from rusting after the war. Many German stuff was standing in rain and weather for years. German steel was known for very plain.
Although your weald bead at the sockel of the gun is wrong. As you can see it was bolted.
But nice build so far
1. May, 08:37
Ahmet Eren İspir
Thanks for constructive comments Joerg! You are probably correct about the shield, I will try to remove the texture. About the sockel, I uploaded another photo and it is more clear that there is a weld here plus the bolts. I know my weld seams are pretty harsh and oversized on this area so I will redo it according to this photo.
1. May, 10:16
Joerg R.
Yes, know I know, what you mean by doing a weld line there. There is a welded ring under the bolted socket to give the construction more strength. In your pic, you clearly see the gap between the welded ring and the socket. Nice of you, that you will change 👍
1. May, 11:17
Ahmet Eren İspir
I stand corrected. I have removed the weld and not gonna apply another one to that area. Thanks for valuable information 🙂
1. May, 11:22
Joerg R.
pleasure to help Ahmet👍👍
1. May, 21:02
Ahmet Eren İspir added a new project.
In progress
1:35 88mm Gun FlaK 36/37 (Tamiya MM117)1:35 88mm FlaK 37 mit Behelfslafette (Dragon 6523)1:35 8.8cm Flak 18,36/KwK36 Ammo & Shells (RB Model 35P12)1+
8.8 cm FlaK 36
3R Military Wehrmacht Luftwaffe (German Air Force 1935-1945)
Fallschirm-Pz.Div. 1 Hermann Göring
World War 2
2 | 16. April, 21:11
Peter Segers added a new project.
1:35 88mm Gun FlaK 36/37 (Tamiya MM117)
5 | 6. December 2011, 21:09
Nice man! What paint did you use?
23. March, 22:20
Peter Segers
Nothing special really: base coat dark grey primer, shading with german grey, gradually toned down with white and light grey for larger surfaces for highlighting, dry brushing with metallic grey combined with silver (oil paint)
27. March, 08:31
Tamas Sarga added a new photoalbum.
61 images
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5 | 16. February 2013, 12:37
Andras Bara
very nice
24. April 2013, 15:27
Paul Tomczak
Nice job - I have one in my stash but I hat painting figure. Nice to see you added them to yours.
24. April 2013, 15:36
Tamas Sarga
I don't like to paint figures too, but it is necessary for this kit. Without figures it would be far less, I think. I stucked with the motorcycle at the moment, I have to do a lot of customization.
26. April 2013, 15:14
Gábor Bélik
29. January 2015, 18:21
Love it!
24. March, 14:18
24. March, 15:05
What color did you use?
25. March, 17:18
Peter Segers added a new photoalbum.
3 | 6. December 2011, 21:12
leslie vandiver
Wow great job shading airbrush flawless I am going to start on mine as soon as I finish my current project 1/9 scale BMW R75 W/SIDECAR thanks for sharing I have a lot to live up to...
14. December 2012, 07:37
Holger Kranich
Great drybrushing! Not overdone, the way i like it!
14. December 2012, 07:48
Frank Krause
Looking good! Welcome back to modelling!
14. December 2012, 08:01
Steve Wilson
Hi Peter, welcome back with a fine, nicely built, a subtle paint and weathering subject. Might take a few years, but they can't stay away. Like riding a Bike isn't it???🙂🙂🙂
14. December 2012, 08:25
Christian Meyerhoff
Very nice! You made the most out of this Tamiya Classic!
14. December 2012, 08:26
karen murray
welcome back to the hobby, have fun and dont sweat it if you muck somthing up
14. December 2012, 09:46
Mike Kryza
Hi Peter - a very fine result of Tamiyas 88...
14. December 2012, 10:45
Kim Branders
very nice result Grtz Kim
14. December 2012, 17:14
Luc B
congrats Peter, I like it
15. December 2012, 10:04
Very good job indeed.
24. March, 19:59
Olaf Voigt added a new project.
1 | 15. March, 19:37
Joe Bakaitis added a new photoalbum.
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An oldie, but a goodie. I don't know how old this Tamiya kit actually is, but it is totally possible that this kit is fr...
5 | 20. November 2020, 06:07
Very nice indeed. Any diorama in a foreseeable future ?
9. March, 10:22
Joe Bakaitis
I don't know right now. It's ultimately up to my son. He builds them and then I paint them right now. He normally has an idea of a diorama, so very possible.
10. March, 12:08
sparkypeeps added a new project.
In progress
1:76 88MM GUN & Sd.Kfz.7 Tractor (Airfix A02303)
9. March, 19:12