B1BIS FRENCH HEAVY TANK TAMIYA 1/35

This French tank kit was completed in December 2007.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 BOX PACKAGEThis time, I choose French tank B1bis that release about one year ago.
(2007/12/01)

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGI assembled this kit without having difficult process. It is a gentle kit for the beginner. The assembly of the caterpillar was completed in about 30 minutes, too. It seems that some maniac modeler cut down the caterpillar side one by one thinly.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGOnly it was lightly removed down because there was a pin mark in one piece of each caterpillar part.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 MAKING FRENCH TANK CREWFrench tank soldier’s helmet was valued in 1/35 scale and reproduced with the epoxy putty. I made the leather strip of the helmet with the plastic paper. You can see lacked point under one’s nose when expanding in the photograph. I think that I bury it with the instant adhesive before painting it.
(2007/12/01)

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGIt is a basic painting. After having blown the green with the airbrush, dark yellow painted with the brush. Irregular brush marks have remained in some places. The caterpillar is glaring because I painted with the semi-gloss black.
(2007/12/7)

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI suppose that many tank model fans have already made Tamiya B1 bis. It is an easy kit and a beginner can complete it easily. The form of French tanks is peculiar, different from Germany and the Soviet one.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOArms are 75mm tank gun, 47mm tank gun, and 7.5mm machine gun. This tank has as much as 60mm front armor, it was not possible to have defeated by 37mm anti-tank gun of German army main force at that time.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI decided this tank Marking “Bourrasque” tank number 257, 2nd Section, 1st Company, 15th Combat Tank Battalion, 2nd Armored Division in France 1940.
I like this front cat mark and the heart mark on the side turret. By the way, “Bourrasque” means the gust of wind or the flurry of wind. It is a flurry, though the speed is only at 28km per hour.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe big chain became the accent of considerably good feeling.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOAfter basic painting, I had slightly washed and changed tone with the pastel not to become monotonous.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTO FRENCH TANK CREWI have drawn large his eyes this time. Too big… The French tank soldier wears a leather coat and the expression of the feeling of quality is difficult.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTO FRENCH TANK CREWWhen marking is put by a decal fit as the brush irregularity leaving, it has become uneven. It will stand out more when rubbing with the pastel.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOOnly the lens in the front was used the clearing parts, though it did not prosper so much because it was the same painting as box art.

B1-BIS FRENCH TANK TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI could assemble it easily, enjoyed very much. Unusual shape finished being skilled, and it was able to enjoy this kit.
(2007/12/15)

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