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Academy GMC M10 Build

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Academy GMC M10 Build
Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:13 AM

Putting this one together to lower the stash count.

sanded off the tool locating lines in the back. This reminded me of the old Hawk kits with the raised decal locators. 

the interior  of both the hull and turret are ready for paint

the gun is nicely detailes as is

I wasn't crazy about the plastic tip for the barrel so i cut my own from brass tube and glued it on.

The completed barrel

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Posted by RBaer on Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:19 AM

No matter the warts, it's a good kit to build. I have one 3/4 finished, been on the shelf of no return for almost five years now.

Yours is looking good, keep at it.

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Posted by Gamera on Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:20 AM

Yeah, that looks really good so far. I like how you improvised on the business end of the barrel. 

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:56 PM

Thanks guys.

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Posted by BrandonK on Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:37 PM

I'm curious to see how this comes together, might have to add one to the stash.

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:59 PM

BrandonK

I'm curious to see how this comes together, might have to add one to the stash.

BK

 

Stay tuned BK Wink

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Posted by stikpusher on Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:28 PM

Looking good so far PJ. Those Academy GMC/TD kits (M10, M18, M36) are not bad at all. The look good OOB, and are a great starting point for some AMS work.

 

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:16 PM

Thanks stik.

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Posted by GreySnake on Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:44 AM
Looking good PJ! Always liked how the M10 looked.  

 
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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, August 20, 2020 6:58 PM

GreySnake
Looking good PJ! Always liked how the M10 looked.  
 

Yes

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:50 PM

Thanks GS.

I have a question regarding the on board tool color usually would be OD as stik pointed out but how about in a Tan and OD scheme (601 TD in particular) where the tan color is where the tools are located. Would the tools be tan or OD?

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Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:39 PM

plasticjunkie

Thanks GS.

I have a question regarding the on board tool color usually would be OD as stik pointed out but how about in a Tan and OD scheme (601 TD in particular) where the tan color is where the tools are located. Would the tools be tan or OD?

 

That all depends upon the crew. If the tools were left in place, the engineers applying the paint would paint right over them. If the crew took the time to remove them, they would be in whatever scheme that they were beforehand.

 

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:45 PM

stikpusher

 

 
plasticjunkie

Thanks GS.

I have a question regarding the on board tool color usually would be OD as stik pointed out but how about in a Tan and OD scheme (601 TD in particular) where the tan color is where the tools are located. Would the tools be tan or OD?

 

 

 

That all depends upon the crew. If the tools were left in place, the engineers applying the paint would paint right over them. If the crew took the time to remove them, they would be in whatever scheme that they were beforehand.

 

Thanks stik, was thinking about the same thing and you confirmed it.

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Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:10 AM

Work computer=No pictures.

I'll be back later on this evening to check this out Ernie.

                   

 

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Posted by Greg on Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:53 PM

It's fun watching you guys build armor. One of these days.......

 

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:16 PM

No pictures yet Joe but will have some up as soon as I have some progress. It's been too hot to paint in the garage  lately, feels like an oven is on high! 

C 'mon Greg grab an armor model and have some fun!

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Posted by mustang1989 on Friday, September 4, 2020 5:38 AM

Greg

It's fun watching you guys build armor. One of these days.......

 

 

Yeah Greg. C'mon man. Stick out tongue

You could start with the Ryefield VW Beetle you know.....just sayin'. 

                   

 

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Posted by mustang1989 on Friday, September 4, 2020 5:40 AM

plasticjunkie

No pictures yet Joe but will have some up as soon as I have some progress. It's been too hot to paint in the garage  lately, feels like an oven is on high! 

C 'mon Greg grab an armor model and have some fun!

 

I hear what you're sayin' about this heat! Only a few more weeks and it'll start coolin' down. Looking forward to those pics.

                   

 

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Posted by Greg on Friday, September 4, 2020 10:40 AM

Smile

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Friday, September 4, 2020 8:45 PM

O

Ok got some progress going here. Bogeys are on

Shot the forward interior white. The rest will be OD

 

The turret and gun details are done

 

Stretched some sprue and made thin weld lines as seen on my reference pictures 

 

I need to add some small parts and the OD will be sprayed next.

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Posted by stikpusher on Friday, September 4, 2020 9:23 PM

Nice job on the interior! All it needs a bit of a wash and some detail painting.

 

Great work on those weld lines! Yes

 

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Friday, September 4, 2020 9:30 PM

Thanks stik. Yes the interior will get some washes and other details painted including the ip.

 

 

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