British Sherman Mk. III Mid Production Sicily Dragon 1/35

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK AFV UK

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 BOX PACKAGE I’ll try to build a British Sherman tank. According to the package, it seems to be a vehicle active in Sicily. This is a fairly old kit. It was said that the Tasca (now the name is Aska) Sherman kits are the precise reproduction. I think that it does not release a very good kit now. I also have two Taska kits. However, I will try to make a Dragon Models again.

Recently I read a WWII story in Burma that I’m interested in British Sherman. Once Sherman tanks were deployed in the British army, it was described that there were no weapons that could be countered by the Japanese army and that they were often forgiven the front, and I was a little interested that the British Sherman was a powerful weapon. The Japanese soldiers had no choice but to attack holding the bomb which they built in haste at a front and does a bodily crash attack. And the success rate is really low… This time I’m making a shaman of the European Front, anyway, I will proceed with this building.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING The assembly of the suspension was not so difficult and was completed smoothly.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING Even after the suspension was attached to the vehicle body, it’s possible to adjust slightly. Fitting to the ground can be adjusted later.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKINGThe upper part of the body is assembled and attached to the chassis. I’m wondering if I could attach the front part either.
(2019/06/08)

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING This Sherman kit is a belt-type caterpillar. I think it was called Dragon Styrene Caterpillar. The detail is pretty good. The British Sherman on the island of Sicily has many vehicles wearing such waffle-type track patterns. The rubber-like Dragon styrene caterpillar does not show any signs of deterioration although it is a kit purchased quite a long time ago.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING The right and left caterpillars were cut on the way of working. On the left, I poured the instant adhesive first, and after the additional working of the plastic adhesive, it breaks easily. For the caterpillar on the right, I used only the instant adhesive based on the failure of the left but was cut off. Is it cracked and cut when taking tension? Since both sides were cut at the driving wheel, I added an instant adhesive and forced it to harden. Does this part hide in the fender? Well, there is no way. I do not know if the material is rubber or silicon, but is it degraded? Maybe I didn’t use a powerful thinner.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING There is rear luggage storage like parts of photo-etched. Or is it a bulletproof board for small arms?

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKINGBecause the caterpillar can be seen halfway even if I installed all side fenders and the front fender, I fixed a lot of places with the instant adhesive to get the weight feeling as much as possible.
(2019/06/11)

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING Since the up and down movement of the barrel is loose, I painted the Pit Multi (Rubber-like glue sold in Japan, which can be peeled off when dried) from behind and hardened the movement a little.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING The assembly is complete. A cast representation may be molded on the turret surface.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING The rear light is a clear part.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING I like this light guard because the features of the photo-etched parts are effective. The front fender has become dirty with the instant adhesive. It’s OK to leave this because of the weathering paint.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKING The turret hatches are not glued, I’m just putting it on now.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 MAKINGThe metal material tow rope was attached which would make it difficult to handle. This time, it has been replaced with nylon string.
(2019/06/16)

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 PAINTING This time, I made a base surface in black and white before basic painting.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 PAINTING Two-color camouflage with tan and German gray.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 PAINTING Since the tan was finished up on the way, I used the other color, the soil color, and the Israeli tank color on hand appropriately mixed. This two-color camouflage is not very familiar to me, a strange feeling even after painting…

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 PAINTINGBritish tanks are sometimes interesting because they have colorful markings. If the weathering is done lightly, it is complete.
(2019/06/18)

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK British Army Sherman Mk. III has been completed. The kit is the main battle tank of the British Army in Operation Husky, a landing operation on the island of Sicily, which fought under the command of Marshal Montgomery.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK It is called Sherman Mk.III. I wonder this is a modification of the US military Sherman M4A2. There are so many variations of Sherman tanks that I do not understand well. There are additional armor plates at the side armor and the rear of the tank.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK Marking is British Army 3rd CLY(Country of London Yeomanry) 4th Armored Brigade Sicily, Italy 1943. Should I call it the Third London Regiment?

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK The Cartograf decal is of good quality, thin, and easy to attach beautifully.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK I painted the muffler in rust color.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK Because camouflage paint of tan and German gray is not so familiar personally, I tried weathering a little stronger. I think the camouflage paint was matched.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK There is a British Army Tank crew that I made for a long time, and I put it on the body of a Sherman tank. Well, it’s not an atmosphere during battle.

BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORK BRITISH SHERMAN Mk.III MID PRODUCTION SICILY CYBER-HOBBY 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe tank crew work clothes are so beautiful and not matched with this tank. I had a little trouble with caterpillar and etching parts, it was almost fun to build. I have made several Sherman tanks in the past, and I don’t really know the exact accuracy, I thought that it was not a bad kit about assembling.
(2019/06/21)

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