HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) GERMAN TANK DESTROYER TAMIYA 1/35

I made it from February 2009 to March 2009. It is Tamiya’s Header.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 BOX PACKAGEThe Hetzer’s armament is the 48 calibers 7.5cm antitank gun in a small vehicle based on the body of 38(t) light tank. This kit was released about one and a half year ago.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGThe chassis is the same as 38(t) and simple, there are only eight big wheels.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGI installed the partial link caterpillar. Since loosening can be easily expressed, I like these recent Tamiya styles very much.
(2009/02/21)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGIs it because the inside is narrow, it is a feature that the gun shifts from the central line. There are spare caterpillars on the upper surface and the back.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGParts are little and assemble is easy, it’s enough for this kit only one holiday.
(2009/02/22)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGThe atmosphere changed entirely only installed side armor.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGThe basic painting was dark green. It seems to be still long ahead since I challenge ambush camouflage.
(2009/02/28)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGI thought that produced a large amount of masking tape by the punched hole opening, put them like a photo…
However….. It is too troublesome.
(2009/03/20)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGAfter all, I decided to go ahead without even worrying if there was a somewhat irregular brush. It’s long hands.
(2009/03/20)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGI managed to do the basic painting completion and placed the figure. Maybe it went well hand-written camouflage painting.
(2009/03/24)

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis is German Tank Destroyer that used the body of 38(t). It is a vehicle in haste developed since the factory of Sturmgeschutz III was destroyed by the bombing of Allied Forces.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis light tank equipped the 7.5cm antitank gun. The performance was good so it has played a part in the Germany defense till the end of the war since the summer of 1944.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOCamouflage painting was difficult.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe tank soldier uniform was not black. I suppose their uniform color was normally field gray.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOIt seems narrow inside to operate by four crew. It is likely not to have been discovered easily from the enemy since height is low.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOCamouflage paint is by brush painting. To draw a triangular, square dots, perseverance is required. It’s important to adjust the density of paints so the paints of a moderate density might good drawing by one stroke.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI painted the trank rollers separately, one is dark green and the other is red-brown. But weathering trial and error, all appearance are the same now…

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe painting example was Strumgeschutz-Abteilung 1708, 708. Volks-Grenadier-Division. It was the forces that deployed to Halloville France in 1944. The color painting description of this kit was useful.

HETZER JAGDPANTHER 38(t) TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe sloped armor is peculiar but nice looking. Ambush camouflage was the first time for me and enjoyable.
(2009/03/22)

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