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Offline Drdave

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My first tank. Meng Whippet!
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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2017, 06:21:17 AM »
Nicely done. I've built this one too. (See http://modelsinscale.wordpress.com). Curious about your choice of color. Did you find it an enjoyable build?
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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2017, 07:00:02 AM »
Very well done Dave, the weathering is excellent, for your first tank you have done a superb job.

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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2017, 09:45:31 AM »
Thanks I really enjoyed it. I snipped off the sprockets to fit the tracks too.

IIRC I used a mixture of Tamiya olive drab and other greens with lots of mucky washes.

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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2017, 12:33:21 PM »
I like it! The muck is great. I'd be tempted to put a few bones in it... I know, poor taste...

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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2017, 10:29:25 PM »
That's a very convincing build. Realistic weathering has really brought it to life. Getting weathering right  is not easy as it can be overdone but you've got it spot on
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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2017, 01:14:35 AM »
As others have stated, awesome build and you have achieved a very convincing weathering.

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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2017, 07:40:54 AM »
I like it! The muck is great. I'd be tempted to put a few bones in it... I know, poor taste...
However, for those who strive for a certain amount of realismů
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Re: My first tank. Meng Whippet!
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2017, 12:16:03 AM »
I have to agree with all of the others. Very realistic weathering and finish overall! Your first Tank? It doesn't look like it is!
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