North africa GB,CWT Truck and 250 halftrack dio

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8 years 4 months ago #61 by grunzter
Hi Glen,
any chance you can share your 'chipping' technique. :)
I like the top of the drums.
thanks grant

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8 years 4 months ago - 8 years 4 months ago #62 by Glenn
I used the hair spray method,first time I have tried it was on those drums,chipping on 250 is done with scotch brite,
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8 years 4 months ago #63 by Glenn
This is what I done on the drums,
Humbrol metal cote 27003
Polish with rag
Clear coat
Hairspray
Acrylic top coat, let all the coats dry well before next step,
Then soak in water and rub paint of where you dont want it

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8 years 4 months ago #64 by 1/35th Battalion
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Thanks for the method Glen

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8 years 4 months ago #65 by Glenn
Sweet as David,thats what KM is all about :cheer:

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8 years 4 months ago #66 by Glenn
Got some decals on the truck,yes it got a gloss on,sort that ot with some dull coat
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8 years 4 months ago #67 by grunzter
Thanks Glenn, will give it ago, sometimes i am scared to try new things...
...like the truck!
cheers Grant

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8 years 3 months ago #68 by Glenn
:) Cheers Grant,
I made some front windows so I can have them open,and added some dust and dirt :)




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8 years 3 months ago #69 by CyNaKyL
Looking bloody good mate! Looks like she's been in the desert a while...

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8 years 3 months ago #70 by Fritz
Wow that's looking cool! great work Glenn.

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8 years 3 months ago #71 by Wally
Jees that's excellent. Love the open hatch!
Also, those have gotta be the best damn oil drums I've ever seen.
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8 years 3 months ago #72 by Gary
Love it mate, makes me want to make my one now :)



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8 years 3 months ago #73 by Andrew
I agree with the others B)

Looking really good Glenn :woohoo:

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8 years 3 months ago #74 by Glenn
Thanks Guys, :) I have lost interest in this build a few times, But its back now,have also started some figures. :hairpull:

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8 years 3 months ago #75 by Glenn
Figure #2 sits in the hatch on the roof of the truck
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8 years 3 months ago #76 by Tiger
Coming along nicely Glenn. Liking this figure. Did you make him ( not a kit figure ) ?

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8 years 3 months ago #77 by Glenn
Thanks Tiger,
He is made from the parts of four figures,first go at copper wire laces,bit of under cutting here and there.
Legs from x2 figures
X2 arms from another to make right arm long enough to reach the roof
Body and left arm from another,
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8 years 3 months ago #78 by Tiger
Cricky he is a bits and pieces fella. He looks good well done, and the laces look great> :-)

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8 years 3 months ago #79 by eyepaule
lovely :)

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8 years 3 months ago #80 by Glenn
:) Thanks Guys,
Got some paint on him today :)


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8 years 3 months ago #81 by Glenn
And some more colour


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8 years 3 months ago #82 by Glenn
Found him a hat,still some more touching up :hairpull:
Going to try and hollow out a cap :dunno:

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8 years 3 months ago #83 by Glenn
And thats it for this little man :cheer:



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8 years 3 months ago #84 by 1/35th Battalion
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Hey Glen, who's that out back of the truck? :side:
Looking goooood

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8 years 3 months ago #85 by Glenn
Thanks Guys,still trying to tidy up the legs,flesh areas :)

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8 years 3 months ago #86 by Glenn
Another man to go on the deck,leaning against the cab,
Had to tie has boot laces :)

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8 years 3 months ago #87 by Dads Army
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:-)

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8 years 3 months ago #88 by Glenn
Got another man done for the back of the truck,maybe one more sitting down



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8 years 3 months ago #89 by Glenn
:) First figure to go in halftrack



And yes, he was made using the pick a part method :)
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8 years 3 months ago #90 by Glenn
And some more with the Logo for G1



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