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)

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