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1/35 Academy Hetzer 38(t) Late

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  • Member since
    November, 2012
1/35 Academy Hetzer 38(t) Late
Posted by udel09 on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:11 PM

Last post for today!  I just finished Academy's Hetzer.  The kit was a straightforward build with no major issues.  I am not a huge fan of the look of the Hetzer but it is an interesting companion to have next to the larger Tigers and Panthers.  I finished the Hetzer with a mix of AK and Vallejo acrylic paints.  Comments and critiques always welcomeBeer!

  • Member since
    April, 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:22 PM

 What a cool little kit. The intricate camouflage really makes it appealing!

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/35 Tamiya Nashorn

On deck: 1/48 Hobby Boss Me 262

In the hole: Probably something in 1/35 scale!

 

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8:26 PM

Great job, love the great job you did on the camo too!

"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed." -G.K. Chesterton

 

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Rain USA, Vancouver WA
Posted by tigerman on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:04 AM

Nice build. That is a camo scheme I haven't seen before, but it's catchy.

   http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y269/wing_nut_5o/PANZERJAGERGB.jpg

 Eric 

  • Member since
    September, 2017
  • From: HTX
Posted by Kien on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:04 PM

Nice build, the camo looks really sharp. Did you use Humbrol Maskol or silly putty for the sharp edges?

Kien

  • Member since
    November, 2012
Posted by udel09 on Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:04 PM

Kien,

The camo was done with mask's provided by the Academy kit.  Thanks for the replies

  • Member since
    June, 2004
  • From: East Stroudsburg, PA
Posted by TigerII on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:37 PM

Very nice flat weathering and the ambush scheme is outstanding.

Achtung Panzer! Colonel General Heinz Guderian
  • Member since
    May, 2015
Posted by Griffin25 on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:13 PM

That is a mean looking machine! Wonderful paint job. What type of gun was on the late model? Looks a lot bigger than previous versions I have seen. Great job. 

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