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Chieftain Mk11 WIP

June 8 2012 at 1:00 AM
Dave Foster  (Login KiwiDave4)
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from IP address 121.73.74.35

Just finished painting the M109 and in the middle of painting the CR1 when I got a Chieftain kit from our local online auction site at my sort of price. So the poor old Chally has been abandoned again as I just could not resist the urge to get stuck in to some nice white styrene.

Hardly scratched the surface (could be a pun there) but its a start;-
Hull armour added, plus trackguard brackets, and redundant holes filled
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Raised engine bay using kit item plus a spare.
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Commanders cupola part modified. Still have to do some detailing and build a GPMG mount.
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Exhaust box, Clansman box, drivers hatch and whatever the panel is on the turret roof aft of the Com cupola!
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Rear stowge bins.
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NBC pack.
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Hope thats of interest.
Regards Dave


 
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  1. I sit back in amazement... - Matt Ponas on Jun 8, 2012, 2:24 AM
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  3. Watching with interest! - Ian Wright on Jun 8, 2012, 2:27 AM
    1. Thanks Matt & Ian n/t - Dave Foster on Jun 8, 2012, 9:20 PM
     
  4. Great stuff! How do you make the weld seams? - Christophe Jacquemont on Jun 8, 2012, 3:21 AM
    1. Weld seams - Dave Foster on Jun 8, 2012, 9:23 PM
      1. Yes I had thought about stretched sprue... - Christophe Jacquemont on Jun 9, 2012, 3:32 AM
     
  5. nice so far - ossie Orsbourn on Jun 8, 2012, 4:08 AM
    1. Yes and no! - Dave Foster on Jun 8, 2012, 9:29 PM
     
  6. Great work Dave! - Steve Reid on Jun 8, 2012, 3:33 PM
    1. Thanks Steve n/t - Dave Foster on Jun 8, 2012, 9:29 PM
      1. Nice work - Paul Bonnett on Jun 11, 2012, 8:08 PM
        1. Thanks Paul n/t - Dave Foster on Jun 11, 2012, 10:56 PM
     


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