GERMAN PANZERGRENADIER ITALY 1943-45 DRAGON 1/35

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 BOX PACKAGEWhen I build a half-track several years ago, I took one of the soldiers from this kit, I found the remains from the deep storage. It is the soldier on the Italian front.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGThe Gen2 series has many small parts. There is unusually a color illustration painting guide. I think I’ll paint all 3 bodies in field gray this time, so I don’t refer to it now.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGA mold of the boots and the neck is nicely detailed. I exchange the head with the third party resin from the original.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGIt’s wonderful to include a rifle strap and epaulets and belt buckles of the etched parts. I hope these parts were attached a standard of all figure kits.
(12-April-2016)

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 PAINTINGThey are an all relaxed pose.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 PAINTINGThis time, I made a strap from the plastic plate and a brass plate rather than the etched parts.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 PAINTINGFirstly, I decided to paint in black in consideration of the shadow of the accessories and the wrinkle of the uniform.
(18-April-2016)

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKAll three figures were completed. Because mold is good, I felt easy to paint. It was a variety of color uniforms of the box picture, but I only used the field gray this time. Possibly some models of the uniform may be different.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKI use the Tamiya decals for a lapel badge and an epaulet. It was quite difficult to put the strap tight. The seam of the duffle bag was unnatural. I reflected a little. The cooking utensil and water bottle lid hit well, I think it’s real to paint metallic.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKIt’s interesting to build this kind of relaxed pose. Because the rifle is separated, in case of gone somewhere I fastened it with double-sided tape. Because it was Italy, I have done weathering for a slightly dusty image. I should not have done too much.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORK PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKI changed the uniform color by my decision, it was not necessary to be particularly considering the location of Italy.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe back of his boots is molded, it is good.

PANZERGRENADIER DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED WORKThree soldiers are like this photo. It’s rather satisfying finishing for me. Maybe they are standing next to some tanks, it’s looking very nice.
(18-April-2016)

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