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Watch me as I build the WW2 German King Tiger Tank by Meng in 1/35 Scale

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King Tiger Part 4 - The End

To end off...   The Tank has obviously gone for airbrushing, as I finished last time I'd just applied the sand base coat. Following this, I began by painting the Green and following that the Brown, very easily carried out. Following this, I painted the dot's using a small brush using the 3 colours - beginning with sand, Green then Brown. In that pattern. I think the result was brilliant.    Following this I gave the model the gloss coat, following that I applied the decals to
King Tiger Part 3

King Tiger Part 3

PAINTING...     That was the aim of the last few weeks, battling cold weather, but luckily we avoided too much snow. But the Like the King Tiger it battled through the weather and emerged pink...Guess it wants to show it's true Cat self off...   On the other hand, the tank has now gone into the Dark Yellow, acting as the base paint before the brown and green schemes onto the model.    I am now drawing in pencil, around the model how and where the camouflage wil

Norton Wood

Norton Wood

 

King Tiger Part 2

Having Spent a good long time looking at the actual photo's then looking at two modelers who have carried out this project prior to me starting this (I'll link below to his YouTube Video, who has also linked the other chap) It is clear to me. That to do King Tiger 105 there is a lot of speculation/ artistic license as per the camo it carried, the marking type it carried and whether it carried the German Cross and 501 Flash on the front & rear of the tank.   With that in mind, I have spent

Norton Wood

Norton Wood

 

King Tiger Part 1

King Tiger 104 at Bovington in 2017 during the Tiger Collection Display   The King Tiger, Germany's Final major Tank Development, combining the Tiger I and Panther, this combined the very best, using this Tiger's Armour with the Panther's Sloped Armour. This tank made all Allied tanks in the field look like toys and the King Tiger almost In penetrable from the front.   These are a few selected Tanks Fielded by the nations fighting the war in France & Belgium)   British Forces:   Come

Norton Wood

Norton Wood

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