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A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« on: February 18, 2016, 05:20:47 AM »
One sprue, seven parts.

Let's see what can be made of this.

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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2016, 06:56:06 AM »
Well, that was easy. I think the time to build, paint and weather it is a record, even for me. The box includes two kits so I'll call this one a trial run. I've got some chain somewhere that I'll add to the other, plus I'll scratch a shovel and a tool box as I've seen in pictures of these tanks.



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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2016, 07:01:03 AM »
Extremely well done Squiffy, looking at the photos of the completed model it looks like it could have been a much more complicated kit instead of just 7 pieces, very nicely built and painted.

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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2016, 08:20:14 PM »
That's a beautiful little Renault Squiffy.  I've never seen a kit like this, an all metal kit presses my buttons.

I'm looking forward to seeing your next one.  I like the way you've put the tank into context, great stuff.

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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2016, 02:37:01 AM »
Lovely work, Squiffy. It just shows what can be done in talented hands.

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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2016, 03:09:38 AM »
Wow, Squiffy!  You finished this little beauty in under two hours and it looks fantastic!  Absolutely brilliant!
Cheers,
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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2016, 08:51:46 AM »
Cheers, chaps.

I've done the other one and have fitted towing chains to one. To do this I cut and shaped two small pieces of plasticard and drilled them before gluing them to the tank. The chain is some old jewellery from a car boot sale and the shackle is part of a OO gauge railway screw coupling.

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Re: A quick project - HaT industrie Renault FT 1/72 scale
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2016, 09:47:09 PM »
Awesome work on both Squiffy! A couple of hours and done...WOW
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