This time, I will make this AFV Club T-34. When I bought this about 10 years ago, I mistakenly bought an internal reproduction model of clear parts. I wasn’t really interested in interior reproduction, so I was wondering what to do with it. I will make only the outside and paint it as usual. I feel it’s a little wasteful as there will be a lot of unused parts.
The belt-type tracks in the kit are not so bad, so I used it for Tamiya SU-85 a while ago. That’s why I will use the waffle type of tracks from the Miniart. It’s not expensive, so you can use it easily.
I don’t have much experience that it is easy to put on this type of track. It is difficult to fit pins into holes. In the end, I cut off the pin part with a cutter and assembled it like ordinary connecting tracks. In other words, it’s like building a Magic Track of Dragon Models.
The T-34 is the famous tank of the Soviet army, and I think it was the most successful Russian tank at WWII. It was difficult to defeat with German tanks and antitank guns, and the battle to develop tanks was accelerated.
After the war between Germany and the Soviet Union started, the mass production of tanks started in the Soviet Union, and they were made at factories all over the country. Each factory has a slightly different shape, and the kit is “Made of the “183” factory”. What a maniac classification. The famous one was Stalingrad’s “Gilgensky Tractor Plant”. I often come out on the stage when I play FPS games.
I personally like the kit that uses clear parts for headlights to be as bright as possible. This tank is still a 76.2 mm anti-tank gun, so it has less firepower than the later T-34. The turret is also small. After that, the T-34 with larger turret and stronger armor will be developed more and more.
I am interested in models of tanks, airplanes, ships, military figures, I build it little by little when I feel like it. I am also interested in the history of war. My starting is Tamiya’s Military Miniature series in the elementary school.
From elementary school through university students repeatedly suspend and restart my modeling, it’s about 25 years of this hobby’s history.
Born in February 1970, I live in Tokyo. From February 2007 I was quietly doing a site called “Miniature-Arcadia”. It is being transferred to this blog with the same name from December 2016. My update pace is uneven, but please come to see here occasionally.