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    Post  alexbb on Mon May 31, 2010 9:27 pm

    this is a quick one. the model is the modern chinese type 92 ifv from hobby boss not a bad kit. it is built with minor modifications and with the voyager detail set added. the rubber wheels where weighted and new ones will be cast in resin

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    the assembly was straightforward with little or no filling required, i did not use all the voyager pe parts because some of the kit parts are just as good if not superior to the voyager p.e. i ony had to scratch the trim vane erector which on the kit is hopeless and inexistant in the p.e. set.

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    the model was then given a coat of black plasticote primer sprey straight from the can.

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    next check the model for any faults and start layering paint.being a modern vehicle not the usual weathering on this one just some filters dusting and rain streaks

    less than 10 hours work in total so far
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    Post  jojjemannen on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:14 am

    When I grow up I want to be as you Alex!

    /Tiny
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    Post  Ray on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:29 am

    10hrs work??????? Amazing Shocked What a Face


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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:53 am

    Great work Alex as usual
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    Post  iCocker on Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:29 am

    What a beauty ... I love these wheeeled AFVs ... so Alex are you tempted for a digicamo scheme?????

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    Post  alexbb on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:47 pm

    iCocker wrote:What a beauty ... I love these wheeeled AFVs ... so Alex are you tempted for a digicamo scheme?????

    Ivan

    NO WAY Shocked

    ivan as yet i want to retain my very little sanity left. even though i live just a stone's throw away from the assylum i would not like to become a permanent resident.too complicated a scheme and anyway this is supposed to be a quickie. it will be quite colourfull none the less.

    btw how was cinema night yesterday, missed it yesterday but duty before everything else im afraid
    lol! lol! lol!
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    Post  alexbb on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:48 pm

    jojjemannen wrote:When I grow up I want to be as you Alex!

    /Tiny

    when you grow down you mean
    lol! lol! lol! lol!

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