GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR

I’ll try the German tank IV type C. This kit has a large number of parts.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR I remember that I made the Panzer IV type D of the same TriStar quite a long time ago. I think there was still a making record in this blog? The memory that I was embarrassed because it was difficult to understand by the parts small piece. I admired, they’ve split up here so finely.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR Part of the road wheel and rubber parts were divided.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTARThere are various parts such as chassis box assembly. I remembered somehow. Perhaps it seems difficult, but the assembly will be possible.
(2019/05/19)

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The assembly of the chassis is almost complete. Just in case, I used a lot of adhesive from the inside and reinforce it firmly.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR I don’t know the condition of the top and bottom joint, there is some anxiety to assemble a large part. It is expected to use putty heavily.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The caterpillar of this Panzerkampfwagen IV is a snap fit movable system. This was a bad fitting and some parts were distorted and not good at all. It was assembled without any problem when I built the IV type D before. The mold maintenance may not have been done, or it may be deteriorated and not very accurate.
I thought the fitting was too bad, and I thought I would throw it on the way. In the end, I cut off the parts to be fitted, it was assembled not as a movable caterpillar but as a connected ordinary caterpillar that pours in a normal adhesive. Repetitive work of parts with bad fitting is a pity even I’m used to making tanks.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTARI managed to roll it on the chassis. In the worst case, we have the option of using a separately sold caterpillar.
(2019/05/16)

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR
I just glued the upper and lower parts. I had some gaps in the front part. It is modeler’s habit to fill up with putty if there is a gap. I filled the gap with a light curing putty.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR
This kit reproduces the floor inside the turret. There is a non-slip mold and it’s quite realistic. I can’t see the inside, but how about painting? It would be better to paint with black.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR This kit, the limited edition, and the box said it’s the C type, the instruction manual is the B type. Parts that are not included are specified, and there are difficult points to understand. Well, it’s good to be in shape! Even if I worry too much, I can not move forward.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAREven small parts are plastic with almost no photo-etched parts. There are a lot of parts and it takes time to build. At this time, it was probably a kind of trend because Dragon Models were also quite small parts kit. It can be said that it is easier to bond and assemble than photo-etched used kits.
(2019/05/18)

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR This time, I changed the mood and tried to paint a little bluish gray. I think it is Creos’s new color (although it was released about a year ago).

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR There are many types of decals indicated on the building manual, but it is probably for B type decals. It is different from the supplied decals. This time, I used the first armored division’s invasion of France. I added some decals and pasted them as I liked.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTARI am painting caterpillars, road wheels, and accessories. The rest is lightly weathering and complete.
(2019/05/22)

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The Panzer IV type C has been completed. I do not understand the difference with the B type very well, but the type of the engine seems to be changed. 134 tanks were produced from 1938 to 1939.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR Armed with a 24 caliber 7.5 cm gun and a 7.92 mm machine gun. Because they are not powerful, they have been deployed in second class troops after middle WWII.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The marking is the 1st Armored Division. The weathering is lightly washed and dry brush.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The hatch is not glued. Only lightly fixed.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR The white cross mark was abolished later that it was easy to be a target. When this mark is attached, it is an image of a German army tank in the early days of the excellent attack.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR I had to work more carefully on the steps and gaps in the turret’s armor plate.

GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR GERMAN PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV Ausf C 1/35 TRISTAR
Almost no photo-etched parts are used. However, the spirit of the manufacturer to reproduce in detail to the limit with plastic parts, the assembly was difficult. I wonder if the blue-ish German gray is also pretty good looking.
(2019/05/26)

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