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Another Armour Build: Tamiya 1/48th Russian Heavy Tank JS-2


toboldlygo

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Time for another piece of Armour - this time it's Russian (albeit in Polish Markings)...

 

The Box Art

 

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Decals & Colour/Markings Call out (it's green lol)

 

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The Sprues (or Frames), etc.

 

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The build - fairly straightforward - it's Tamiya after all ;) 

 

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Lower hull and tracks painted (and fitted). Important to follow the instructions at this point as the tracks are different on either side - due to offset road wheels.

 

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Upper hull and turret painted and fitted..

 

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Last bits of detail fitted..

 

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Decals added (all 4 of them)

 

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Tracks initially weathered.

 

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All weathered and ready for her big reveal...

 

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In the great outdoors..

 

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And the important cameo...

 

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TTFN

 

James

 

 

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  • RMweb Gold
4 hours ago, gwrrob said:

What colour did you use to weather the tracks ?

 

About 4 colours, plus Tamiya Weathering Powders ;)

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  • RMweb Gold
1 hour ago, railroadbill said:

Looks good, those tracks are very effective.  What are the metal? tubes fitted inside the hull?

 

The Tamiya 1/48th Tanks have ballast weights in the hull and that's what they are ;) 

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Thanks for that, all is explained!  Talking of weights,  I've now got a Revell Shak MR3 (not yet started but instructions read!) and your suggestion about doubling their suggested nose weight will be very useful.

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