This military figure kit is pretty old. There are many points where the mold is dull. I tried to scrape or carve it with a design knife, it was a difficult work. The most important thing is camouflage painting.
A soldier with a grenade in his belt. It is difficult to fit this grenade to clothes. It’s necessary to adjust variously, cutting the warhead a little with a file or cutting the belt part from the middle.
The Schmeiser sub-machine gun was changed from the attached one to the other kit Gen2Gear, the Gen2 kit is slightly better molded. However, since the product number of this kit is 6002, I think that it is quite old, the molds of weapons and figures are well made.
Orange was mixed of German oranges with brown and yellow a little. The other colors are 826 German camouflage medium brown and khaki. Mixing various colors on the way and I could not explain. I hope to see this looks like camouflage pattern uniform of autumn to winter.
The Battle of the Bulge was the last German army tried to counterattack who fell in defeat between the offensive of the Soviet forces from the east and the offensive of the Allied forces who landed in Normandy from the west. It was deployed from December 16, 1944, to January 25, 1945. Hitler thought of forcing the Allied troops to the sea, bringing it to a ceasefire.
It is also called the Battle of the Ardennes because it was set in the Ardennes Forest between Belgium and Luxembourg. This figure plastic models are Waffen-SS German soldiers who participated in that offensive.
I need to practice a little more the camouflage pattern of the German uniforms. For example, I practice in one of the hands and feet and advance to the whole if the patterns and color are OK. It takes time to paint again after all painting was done because it is different from my image. The shock is big. Though the trial and error are fun in various ways, too small painting needs perseverance.
I am interested in models of tanks, airplanes, ships, military figures, I build it little by little when I feel like it. I am also interested in the history of war. My starting is Tamiya’s Military Miniature series in the elementary school.
From elementary school through university students repeatedly suspend and restart my modeling, it’s about 25 years of this hobby’s history.
Born in February 1970, I live in Tokyo. From February 2007 I was quietly doing a site called “Miniature-Arcadia”. It is being transferred to this blog with the same name from December 2016. My update pace is uneven, but please come to see here occasionally.