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Armor/AFV: Large Scale
1/16 and Larger Armor Modeling
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Building Trumpeters 1/16th Panther G
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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 09:32 AM UTC
Now to continue.
I have the outside of the Turret finished.




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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 09:38 AM UTC


Now it's the Commanders Cupola , The pin that the Hatch pivots on is too thin and doesn't hold the hatch level. I replaced it So.


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Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 09:44 AM UTC




I'm done for now, I didn't get much sleep last night, the electric was off for over 12 hours (COLD)
Regards.
Donald
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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 08:53 AM UTC
Finishing up inside the Cupola.
Some of the periscopes.

Test Fitting



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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 08:59 AM UTC



There's a pin on the side that's not mentioned in the instructions, I'm not shure what goes there if anything.



Tomorrow I'll install it on the Turret, which is in the paint shop right now.
Finished for today.
Donald
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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 02:14 AM UTC
I found it on the Net, I'm not shure what it does but here it is



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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 02:21 AM UTC
Ok now back to my Pics.
The Cupola opening Meck.


View from the bottom


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Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 02:26 AM UTC







Finished for today
Donald
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 08:55 AM UTC
Here's some more small parts for the Turret Basket.


The 3 Bolts aren't to good.

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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 09:01 AM UTC
I'm not shure what this does, it mounts onto the Turret Ring under the Gun.


I added some wireing to the box , not shure it's correct but I think it looks good.


A little more painting needed here.


I'm done for now ,
Donald
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 09:33 AM UTC
Test fitting the Turret Basket to the Hull

Be shure to install the thing with the wheels on it between the front basket supports before the Gun controls or you'll never get it in.


This is why

Install along with drive shafts.
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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 09:42 AM UTC



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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 09:48 AM UTC
That thing between the front basket supports sticks out past the Turret Ring . You can still get the turret on, it just makes removing it a little trickier.

You can't move it much as it mounts right to the Turret Ring.

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Posted: Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 09:53 AM UTC





Finished for today
Donald
Removed by original poster on 03/04/19 - 20:59:10 (GMT).
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Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019 - 09:00 AM UTC
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Panther+Gun+Workings&view=detail&mid=01F0447EF06CE13EF68D01F0447EF06CE13EF68D&FORM=VIRE


Hey Guys if you want to see how the Panther Gun Breech operates check this out.
Donald
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Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019 - 10:28 AM UTC
Why not make some filter and wash effect ? That will make model more lively. You just paint and assemble without any special effect.
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Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019 - 12:10 PM UTC

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Why not make some filter and wash effect ? That will make model more lively. You just paint and assemble without any special effect.



I never learned how, I build newer equipment.
It all starts out new, and usually doesn't survive to get beat up before it's destroyed.
I use pastels to add a little shading keeping it really faint.

Hey no coments on the Vidieo on the Gun Breech ?
Donald
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Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019 - 12:46 PM UTC
Just got home to be able to watch it, pretty cool.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 08:15 AM UTC
Brush Painting the camo.
I did the Turret first, then I'll match the Hull to it.


Like this.


This was just the first coat, one more to go the add the small parts and final detailing.
Regards.
Donald
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 09:07 AM UTC
Now the Schurzen gets installed, I don't know if this is correct but that's how they have it in the kit.

You start with the rear pannels.


The retaining clips are handed so be shure to use the correct ones for the side you are working on.


They overlap at the mounts.
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 09:12 AM UTC


Don't forget to bend the little tabs up, this will lock them in place.


Now to match the Camo.

Finished for now.
Donald
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 11:14 AM UTC
Why not use airbrush to paint? You should buy a airbrush and a air compressor.
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 12:59 PM UTC

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Why not use airbrush to paint? You should buy a airbrush and a air compressor.



O I have all that plus a spray booth in the basement, I just prefer to brush the Camo.
I just turned 72 Years old, My arthritis hurts like hell, My spray painting area is down a steep flight of stairs and the Dam model is very heavy for me about 10 to 15 Lb.about 30 of your Kg.
I think this is going to be my last build for this Forem, it's just getting too hard to do.
Sincerely
Donald
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019 - 09:12 PM UTC

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Quoted Text

Why not use airbrush to paint? You should buy a airbrush and a air compressor.



O I have all that plus a spray booth in the basement, I just prefer to brush the Camo.
I just turned 72 Years old, My arthritis hurts like hell, My spray painting area is down a steep flight of stairs and the Dam model is very heavy for me about 10 to 15 Lb.about 30 of your Kg.
I think this is going to be my last build for this Forem, it's just getting too hard to do.
Sincerely
Donald


I don't think it is your last work, you still have plenty time to live and build models. This hobby just like drug addiction, you can't quit it easily. By the way, Although your skill is not very well but it is still a Nice work, you have done a great job.