Bryan Logan (Login owlman2) Missing-Lynx members from IP address 22.214.171.124
This is a model of a hypothetical late war/final production King Tiger, it is not intended to represent any specific vehicle. It is mostly the Tamiya kit, with a lot of aftermarket brass and a few parts from the Dragon "late" King Tiger. In retrospect I should have just started with the Dragon kit, but I only dabble in armor and was not aware it was superior until I had a lot of time in the Tamiya one. Fruil tracks.
I tried very hard to limit weathering, as I figured any late war Tigers to see service would not have had very long to get trashed. I got kind of overwhelmed trying to determine likely painting patterns and colors for very late war German armor, and nothing seemed very definitive so I just played it safe with the "standard" colors.
Paint was mostly Mr. Color...with some Vallejo and weathering with oils and pigments.
Bryan (Login owlman2) Missing-Lynx members 126.96.36.199
February 26 2017, 11:10 AM
I made some poor initial decisions and kind of wasted money on this build. I started the Tamiya kit and once well underway realized I needed the Dragon kit for the late drive sprockets and a few other parts. So I could have skipped the Tamiya kit altogether and just used the Dragon kit as a basis. I still would have bought the Fruil tracks, and probably most of the aftermarket brass as well, so I would say the newer kit would not have saved a ton of money.
Not sure about something like the Meng KT though....not sure what it includes and whether any aftermarket stuff would be needed.