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Airfix 1/76 88mm Flak en Sd.Kfz.7 tractor

Posted by Peter on 18 May 2024, 23:33

I don't have problems using herbes to create some trees and bushes because I'm the cook in the house! :mrgreen:

Great looking base Huib! :love:
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Peter  Belgium

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Posted by huib on 19 May 2024, 16:01

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This gun and tractor are well suited for a combat scene, but in that case they need some figures. I nicked these in the end form a Hasegawa 88mm Flak 18 kit. Their scale is 1/72, so they are a tad too big.

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On the left the monkey-like Airfix driver. But as he is mainly hidden in his cab that's not too bad. Next to him the Hasegawa figures. All prepared for painting.

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Painted in the 1939 uniform style, with grey trousers and helmet.

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Model and figures positioned on the base. I added two 1/76 Matchbox figures from the Sd.Kfz 232 kit for a more lively scene.

Finished. Final pictures soon!
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Posted by Santi Pérez on 22 May 2024, 19:00

Very interesting the manufacturing process of the base, tree and bramble, huib (including the risk taken in obtaining the original materials for the plants). :mrgreen:

The tractor and cannon look impressive, as do the figures that complete the diorama. By the way, the difference in scale between them is hardly noticeable. ;-)

The final result is amazing. :drool:

Congratulations! :thumbup:

Santi.
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