Monday, 17 September 2012

1/72 Panzer 4

Here is my latest re-vamped freebie I acquired from the recently published Combat Tanks magazine - a Panzer Mk. 4 in the markings of the 19th Panzer Division. The models are die- cast and plastic and are fairly basic, but detailed and robust enough for war gaming. Apologies for the quality of the photos - I used my phone.


They are pristine and need a bit of prep to get them realistic enough for the hell of the table top. However, being a Muppet, I never took a 'before' photo of the model to contrast;  suffice to say it was distinctly virginal and toy-like.


Anyway, enough waffle, I gave the model a series of washes using Citadel sepia, mud and black. Plenty of Vallejo dark earth and over the tracks and running gear to give it a suitably filthy, battle-worn look (sort-of). Finally, plenty of dry brushing using mainly grey and dark sand before mounting on a base - still got a small amount of static Steppe grass to apply - and it's ready to defend western civilisation in Mother Russia...


A couple of PSC Late War German Infantry for scale...



That's it for now,

Monty

19 comments:

  1. Thanks Al, no mate - black and mud brown washes and dry brushing ;)

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  2. Certainly nothing toy-like about it now. You've brought up the details really well and looks fine next to those PSC fellas. Is it 1/72 true scale?

    Cheers, Dave

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  3. Good find Monty and nice work on the battle weathering. How many tanks are they bringing out?
    Cheers Paul

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  4. Thanks Paul, much appreciated - there were quite a few during the magazine's run from all periods. I bought the first edition as it was cheaper, before they ramped the cover price up on the later ones. I scrounge these from a bod at work who doesn't want them anymore ;)
    Regards,
    Monty

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  5. Very nice weathering, really like the paint job.

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  6. Many thanks - much appreciated ;)

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  7. nice work with the Tanks great weathering check out my tiger 1/35
    scale

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  8. Cheers Vinnie - will do ;)

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  9. Whoops I missed this. What a gem of a re-boot!The dry brushing is spot on.

    Pat on the back for this.

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  10. Thanks Paul - nice one, mate ;)

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  11. Good!
    Very good, it looks like a Panzer IV should
    Battle worn but still up for it even in 1945

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  12. Thanks for sharing nette Informationen zum RC Panzer aussieht M26 Pershing ferngesteuerte Panzer . Es liegt in der endgültigen eingeführt wurde Phasen des Zweiten Weltkriegs als Nachfolger des M4 Sherman.It auch am besten für den Krieg Zweck und andere zu retten.

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