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The subject of this group build is to take a model off your shelf that's been sitting there unfinished and finish it.
To start post photos of your model(s) in it's current state with a quick blurb of what version you were building and why it ended up abandoned. Then blog and post photos of you finishing it!
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TOPIC: KerryM's Shelf Queen

KerryM's Shelf Queen 3 weeks 2 days ago #1

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Here she is in all her glory - a Tamiya Marder 1a2 with Eduard PE



This was the first kit I tackled when I got back into building and I was keen to scratch build an interior. All up it was a bit harder than I thought so it's languished while I've tackled other projects



So now it's time to dust it off and finish up. Still undecided about what finish I will paint it
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One hell of a mess

KerryM's Shelf Queen 3 weeks 1 day ago #2

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That's a subject you don't often see built. Interior looks very nice. Looking forward to seeing this one progress.

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Hasegawa 1/48 F-18 Hornet prototype
Hasegawa 1/48 A-4M Skyhawk

KerryM's Shelf Queen 3 weeks 1 day ago #3

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Yeah, something else to go for an interior like that on your first model!

Shaun

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KerryM's Shelf Queen 3 weeks 1 day ago #4

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Great interior. This is an excellent shelf queen to work with.

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Why is patience a virtue, why can't hurry the f**k up be a virtue?

KerryM's Shelf Queen 2 weeks 4 days ago #5

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Nice shelf queen there, looking forward to watching you complete this one.

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KerryM's Shelf Queen 2 weeks 3 days ago #6

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Thanks, I'm looking forward to getting it finished and stopping it sitting there staring at me all the time

Now that I've finished editing from the weekend I can look at where each stage is, post some updates, and get to work

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KerryM's Shelf Queen 1 week 5 days ago #7

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So taking stock of where I am with this build

The turret is done and primed


The body has had the interior sealed up and work being done attaching the photo etch tool holders. Need to continue with photo etch and cleaning up tools


It's a bit of a frankenmarder and I haven't decided what colour scheme I want to do it in yet. I also have some accessories for it, spanning several decades so it will not be a 100% accurate vehicle:


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