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PostSubject: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:48 am

Hi Everyone,
In between working on the Hummel and waiting for parts to turn up from Tom up there.... Very Happy  I have also been doing my Tamiya Static Tiger 1 which I have turned into a full option kit. Also gave it a repaint and changed it up a bit..... thumbs up 

Cheers Ken

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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:58 am

And here are the last few pics....... thumbs up Also note the rear idler sitting on the ground due to the suspension had sagged its now fixed and the tank is sitting where it should be..... Very Happy 























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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:18 pm

How much do you want for it?? Wink

I'm willing to give up a kidney.

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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 2:13 pm

Can't be worth too much its got a few dings and dents not exactly off the third riches show room floor ...lol but I guess it only aids in the value kinda like a pickup truck just adds character ...great job on the battle damage
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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:21 pm

Yea, to be specific I really like the overall sand-worn look of the vehicle. The long scratch on the side of the turret especially caught my eye, it looks awesome. 

Have you ever spelled out how you weather a tank like this? The paint wear looks perfectly realistic.

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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:46 pm

Thanks guys for the great feedback. If you guys are interested I can try and do a step by step of " how too ".... you guys will be quite surprised how easy it is...

Cheers Ken
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PostSubject: Re: Afrika Korps Tiger 1   Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:23 am

Ken, 
Let us do it and see how "easy" it is. :-)
really nice looking.
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