13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION “HANDSHAR” 1/35 DRAGON MODELS

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS First of all, the kit is a soldier of the 13th SS Mountain Division “Handschar”, but I made it to a soldier of an ordinary mountain division.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS There is no spare of the field cap, it is reproduced with epoxy putty and silicon mold softening with hot water.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS All except for a face is being made. The body shape is slightly bulging while wearing a camouflage smock.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELSHead is a Master Box Vietnam War US soldier and so on, such as the heads kept the surplus to change the resin ones. It is surprisingly difficult to adjust the field cap itself and to match it with the head as well.
(2019/04/30)

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS The heads of the Dragon kit are expressionless. A stinky look. Well, since it is a soldier, I would like them varied expressions.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS On the way, I was wondering if everyone should have a helmet, too difficult to match with the heads. I’ll try a little harder for now.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS It is a soldier carrying a small mortar for a platoon, 5 cm leGrW36. I like these accessories because they give a different atmosphere to the figure.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION "HANDSHAR" 1/35 DRAGON MODELSThe soldiers lying on the ground and the soldiers standing on the knees are well made with a sense of presence.
(2019/05/03)

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS The details of the equipment of the Gen2 series are better, and some of the things can be changed. Maybe after I paint color to them, you may not understand the difference so much.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS Because of the detail between the ammunition case and the finger is bad, I reproduced the handle with brass wire.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS I think he is carrying a mortar ammunition case.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELSI used the remaining part of the Gen 2 kit for the rifle strap. It is a brass belt of photo-etched parts.
(2019/05/06)

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS Everyone is wearing a camouflage smock. These four soldiers do not have much luggage, miscellaneous sacs and water bottles, combat knives, and firearms. As they are soldiers of the mountain division, they wear climbing shoes.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS First of all, I blew flat fresh of Tamiya acrylic.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS I partially covered it with masking gum and then blew the black surfacer.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELSThere is no particular reason, but this time I’m going to paint a camouflage color smock with a bright springy color. Only a thin green color “sky” was Tamiya acrylic, not Vallejo. The color of the model color of Vallejo has been arranged, but Sky Green was not at hand. I can not paint beautifully if I do not overpaint several times. In the first place, I used an airbrush in black to prevent unpainted gaps, but I think it makes no sense. Then it is easy to apply later using a normal gray surfacer. It is surprisingly hard to paint leaving only the black belt part.
(2019/05/09)

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS German Infantry, soldiers of the mountain division were completed. Everyone wears a camouflage smock. The paints used are Tamiya Acrylic Sky and Vallejo German Camouflage Medium Brown and Vallejo German Camouflage Dark Green.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS As a soldier of SS, I drew the skull mark on the cap and drew the SS insignia on the collar. It’s tiny and hard work, it’s a good accent. The skull mark got messed up on the way.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS The drawing condition of all eyes not completely satisfactory.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS The back soldier, the ammunition case, there are 10 shots of ammunition.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS This German light mortar, 5 cm leGrW36, was developed by Rheinmetall AG. Complex and expensive, but high in accuracy.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS 13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELS These two men had poor stability, and usually only lightly held with a peelable adhesive, but this time, I fixed the base with super glue and short metal wire.

13th MOUNTAIN DIVISION HANDSHAR 1/35 DRAGON MODELSThe German army used various uniforms, so there are many variations of painting. It is fun to make these camouflage smock figures once in a while.
(2019/05/11)

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