STRIDSVAGN 103C SWEDISH MAIN BATTLE TANK TRUMPETER 1/35

I made this Swedish Army S-tank. March to June 2009.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 BOX PACKAGEThe form was particular, and I wanted to make an S-tank for a long time.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGThey are upper parts like the plates. There are only eight trank rollers right and left in total.
(2009/03/26)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGI punctured some holes again, and the place where parts did not fit in well was amended.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGIt’s an old kit and many adjustments were needed. There are lots of processing of the parting lines, too. I don’t worry even if somewhat deformed parts were in this kit. I will advance to the next step.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGPhotograph before attaching side armor. Only the lower side of the caterpillar was fixed. Because the upper part of the caterpillar was covered.
(2009/03/27)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGThe S-tank was roughly completed.
(2009/04/02)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGThe exhaust tube’s parting line processing was troublesome.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 MAKINGThis tank design is the futuristic shape. Like in the SF movies. However, this tank has actually retired all now. From the 1970’s to the 1990’s are the main activity period.
(2009/04/02)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 PAINTINGI blew light green. This photo is too vivid, but actually a little darker color.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 PAINTINGI drew freehand dark green camouflage with the brush. It has become like a present age tank.
(2009/05/25)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 PAINTINGSand brown in addition.
(2009/05/26)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 PAINTINGBlack was drawn in the last process. All camouflage was finished. This time, the irregular brush did not appear too much since all were the enamel colors.
(2009/05/27)

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis time, I made an S-tank of the Swedish army. This tank has no turret. The main gun is equipped with the main body directly.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis was developed as a tank of the defense specialty. S tank constructs the obstacle with the dozer braid equipped forward.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI made a mistake in the upper and lower part of the big window installation. The wiper should be adhered up. As for the upper surface of the body, it was uneven and the brush paint of camouflage painting was quite difficult.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOMany fuel tanks are equipped with the right and left side, it was also the role of side armor.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI think that the atmosphere of a real car has occurred as such though camouflage painting is all free hands. The overall impression was brightly finished since quite a lot of parts of light green had remained.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOPeriscope was painted in gloss green.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe dozer braid was attached to the front of the body. It can make bank for the defense of the position of the shooting.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe engine is at the front. This is a protection of the crew from the enemy bullet. It is the same concept as Israel main battle tank Merkava.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe side was depicted with the weathering as the eavesdropping mark, etc.

SWEDISH TANK STRIDSVAGN 103C TRUMPETER 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThat looks like the U.S. Army when I presume from the box art. Anyway, I could build up the stylish Swedish tank, I satisfied it very much.
(2009/05/31)

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