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WIP - Bronco SU-152 Sep. '43 production

February 17 2017 at 3:01 PM
Christos Athanasiou  (Login zb00p)
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I've been working on Bronco's SU-152 Sep. '43 production and now that I've completed the construction, I thought I should share the progress so far. Quite surprising (for a Bronco kit), the parts count is on the low side, though the overall detail is not compromised.
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The tracks are assembled and will be fitted once painted. Below is a summary of what I've done on this one:
- Replaced all grab handles with wire
- Replaced the hand rails with scratch-built ones (experimented with soldering here)
- Scratched the tow cable fastener
- Twisted my own tow cables (kind of pointless as copper ones were included in the kit)
- Replaced the pickaxe clamps with PE leftovers.
- Chopped off part of the fenders to replicate damage
- Scratched mud guards from foil and beat them up a bit
- Scratched two fuel drums, inspired by the reference photo posted above.
- Almost forgot, added wiring and plumbing to the engine block

As you can see in the photos, I have posted both fuel drums on the SU, which one do you think looks better? Or should I use the kit's fuel drum?

Let me know what you think, all comments and suggestions are more than welcome!

Cheers,

Christos
Check out my page: CA Armour Models

 
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  1. Good looking build - Steve Pilbeam on Feb 17, 2017, 3:32 PM
    1. Re: Good looking build - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 18, 2017, 2:25 AM
     
  2. Excellent excellent work ! - jerry rutman on Feb 18, 2017, 1:19 PM
    1. Thank you very much! - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 18, 2017, 2:57 PM
     
  3. More fuel drum shenanigans - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 18, 2017, 3:02 PM
    1. Fuel drums - Andrew deeley on Feb 19, 2017, 5:18 AM
      1. Re: Fuel drums - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 19, 2017, 6:35 AM
        1. Re: Fuel drums - Andrrw deeley on Feb 19, 2017, 7:39 AM
          1. Re: Fuel drums - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 19, 2017, 8:05 AM
            1. Damagec - Andrew deeley on Feb 19, 2017, 9:57 AM
              1. Re: Damage - Christos Athanasiou on Feb 19, 2017, 12:10 PM
     


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