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Tamiya 1/35 M113 UN Peacekeepers Finished

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  • Member since
    July 2008
  • From: Vancouver, the "wet coast"
Posted by castelnuovo on Friday, January 7, 2022 5:16 PM

stikpusher

 

 
Gamera

Great job, never tried to do a white AFV (other than whitewash). 

 

I think the white is like a hunter wearing blaze orange- it's shorthand for 'DON'T SHOOT ME'. 

 

 The White UN stuff pretty much is exactly that. Of course the warring factions have to respect those rules, and the forces deployed have some sort of back up and the folks in charge willing to use that back up rapidly if need be. If they dilly dally and deliberate, thats one reason those ops can go sideways in a real hurry.

 

 
Yup. The trouble is, the warring factions in ex Yugoslavia had little respect for UN as they were poorly backed up by force. 
  • Member since
    July 2008
  • From: Vancouver, the "wet coast"
Posted by castelnuovo on Friday, January 7, 2022 5:17 PM

Keyserj

Stowage and a final clear coat is on and I am going to call this one done. It was super fun build and I think the black on white scheme looks good.

 

 

 

Well done, very realistic Yes

  • Member since
    August 2021
Posted by lurch on Friday, January 7, 2022 6:31 PM

Looks greeat. You did a great job on the weatering. Keep up the fantastic work.

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Fort Knox
Posted by Rob Gronovius on Sunday, January 9, 2022 10:35 AM

It is a great job! Better paint job on it than on the only time I ever saw a UN white vehicle in person. It was not painted well.

  • Member since
    May 2020
Posted by Keyserj on Thursday, January 13, 2022 7:04 PM

Glad you guys like it.

"Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?"- Oddball

 

John

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  • Member since
    June 2004
  • From: East Stroudsburg, PA
Posted by TigerII on Friday, January 21, 2022 6:06 PM

I like it very much. I think you might want to weather the 782 gear a little more. Just my 2 cents. All in all very well done.

Achtung Panzer! Colonel General Heinz Guderian
  • Member since
    April 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Saturday, January 22, 2022 11:55 AM

stikpusher

Nice finish on this one. It's kinda funny how dirty those pristine white UN vehicles look after just a short patrol. Most places where they go are not well paved and mud or dust is ever present.

 

 
Mopar Madness

She's a dirty girl for sure.  The UN livery is probably my favorite for this vehicle 

 

Oh come on now Chad, a 113 looks best in one of its many MERDC schemes.

 

I definitely can't argue with that!

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/48 Airfix Bf109 & 1/35 Tamiya Famo

On deck: Who knows!

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