Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 BOX PACKAGEI make an Sd.Kfz223 reconnaissance car. It is the #268 of MM, but the contents are very old of MM062. It’s included the gun turret hatch of photo-etched parts and resale. In Tamiya instruction, the practical use of Sd.Kfz223, and the detailed explanation about the German army. It was mentioned in the Reconnaissance Battalion organization table of the 5th light division.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGThe lower body was precisely reproduced. It was assembled halfway in June or July, I was absorbed in a game and left it. I remembered it recently and have begun to make it again. I’d like to finish it to the last.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGAssembly is completed without trouble. Although the original kit is very old, the parts adjust is good. Maybe a metal mold is maintained periodically.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGPhoto-etched parts are effective.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGA lot of accessories are being piled up outside the body. This is the feature of the vehicle of allied forces, but the German military is also the same.
(23-October-2015)

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGTwo figures are attached. If the upper half body figure is set in the car, it will be completely invisible. The figure of the whole body seems to be the composition which makes it stand in a gun turret and makes his hand grasp an antenna pole.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGSince it is an old figure unless, after painting, there is no telling what happens to finish. It seems slightly difficult to paint.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGThis figure is a just good height likely to grasp the various places, even make him stand around the car.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 MAKINGRegrettably, a half figure cannot be seen. I set a stand in the inside of the car and showed a face from a gun turret.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGAt first, it is undercoating with blackish paint.
(07-November-2015)

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING GERMAN CREWMold is easy to visible that I blew the surfacer.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING GERMAN CREWAlthough the mold was dug up here and there, compared with the latest figure, the quality is inferior.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGThe dark yellow of the water-based paint of Tamiya is higher saturation than the Creos.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGThe scratch of the paint was emphasized.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTING GERMAN CREWThe mold is not clear. Anyway, I drew the eyes.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 PAINTINGNow I’m painting the baggage and it’s almost completed.
(9-November-2015)

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKSd.kfz223 played an important role as the German Army mechanized reconnaissance unit. This vehicle has the ability of power reconnaissance activities in addition to the covert reconnaissance.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe armament was only equipped with a machine gun in the turret.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe one next to the helmet is a washbowl. I feel that a person lives in the desert.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKBecause I put much load on the compact body, there is a feeling of density and is attractive for the model.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThis vehicle is a three-seater. Probably, various general tools are hooked outside because in the car is narrow.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe headlight painted in plating silver and did the clear coating for the top. Then I painted the light guard wire netting. But probably, the transparent parts are of better appearance.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKWhat is this wooden box? Maybe it’s a toolbox?

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe big things behind the turret is a camouflage net. I thought the balance of body color and the duffle bag color and painted it in green. I like to place a lot of color in a small area.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKI thought the ground of North Africa is reddish and that kind of washing at first. Without notice, I changed the colors brown and gray, which is my favorite. The weathering was performed so that he might like. It is self-satisfaction after all.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKI wonder the reconnaissance was at least two cars rather than acting in one.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKLong-range reconnaissance through the harsh nature, found by the enemy, or become stuck in vehicle failure, unexpected out of fuel and water shortages, in case the same timing wireless failure occurred, life is in danger.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKIt is a marking of the Afrika Korps. There were few places to stick the decals after piling up a lot of baggage, anyway, I forced to paste them. It’s Afrika Korps the 15th Armored Division, the motorcycle battalion.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK GERMAN TANK CREWThe figure was also tried to paint. I use oil painting and enamel paint, trying variously, but I can’t be satisfied easily.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK GERMAN TANK CREWA mold of a figure is slightly dull, but the insignias are clear, so I think they are nice accents.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK GERMAN TANK CREWIt was released in 1977, the veteran. Still, I have an affection for a figure which was painted with my concentration.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORK GERMAN TANK CREWUmmmm… It’s like an Impressionist painting…

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKLike this, both persons are displayed outside of the car.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThis frame antenna is foldable. It’s often run while putting up an antenna, and it seems to have damage because of lacking the strength.

Sd.Kfz.223 GERMAN RECONNAISSANCE CAR TAMIYA 1/35 FINISHED WORKThe hard Weathering is suited very much of the Afrika Korps vehicle. All in all, the German armored car is cool!!
(12-November-2015)

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