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The Italian AB-41 from Italeri in 1/35th scale built mostly OOB except that I opened out the lights and used 5min clear epoxy for the lenses and added gauze for netting and made some palm leaves out of kitchen ties, a set of goggles from a Tamiya set with foil straps were also added.
The model was painted using Tamiya acrylics and weathered with oils in the manner of washes and filters and finally a small amount of pigment at the end for dusting.
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About the Author

About Ron Goins (biffa)

My name is Ron and i began modeling in january of 2005 while off work with knee surgery i have always been interested in the military and 1/35 scale vehicles and armour are my main subjects, i will build just about any brand of kit there is as long as it interests me and i build for my own collectio...


HI Ron, I always like the way you built and your weathering, look realistic. Thanks for sharing. DungLam
MAR 30, 2009 - 03:30 PM
Looks Great. Love the colour, looks like its spent along time in the hot sun. Fantastic. Thanks Geraint
MAR 31, 2009 - 10:43 AM
Nice seeing something besides another Wehrmacht panzer!! The poor Italians paid a huge price for Fascism, especially on the Eastern Front, yet we often see them and their vehicles as somehow humorous or a sideshow. Glad to see more done with their AFVs.
MAR 31, 2009 - 10:45 AM
Palm leaves out of kitchen ties....incredible! Great job Ron, your work always amazes me
MAR 31, 2009 - 10:50 AM
Looks super cool, Ron. The weathering and subtle dusting on the wheels look very realistic. Thanks for sharing
MAR 31, 2009 - 04:05 PM
Hi Ron, Excellent job on the kit, looks terrific. Thanks for sharing. Al
MAR 31, 2009 - 05:41 PM
That is so cool how long did it take you
APR 11, 2009 - 09:22 AM
That look very cool
APR 11, 2009 - 09:44 AM
Very nice Ron. Great weathering as usual ... the wheels look excellent. /
APR 12, 2009 - 01:21 AM
Looks great Ron. The weathering is first rate.
APR 13, 2009 - 05:50 AM