TIGER-I PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E Sd.Kfz.181 GERMAN HEAVY TANK DRAGON 1/35

It is a quite popular Tiger tank. I made it from April 2008 to July 2008.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 BOX PACKAGETiger I is the most famous tank of the AFV model fan.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 ZIMMERIT COATINGRoller coating is interesting and able to complete Zimmerit Coating very fast.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 ZIMMERIT COATINGIt’s the second time in use the set of Modelkasten coating set.
(2008/04/13)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 ZIMMERIT COATINGI could do it well though the back of the body was complex. There is a compressor for painting under the exhaust cover.
(2008/04/19)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGThe fuel tank with the cooler fan of the engine.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 ZIMMERIT COATINGThe row of a spare caterpillar is good-looking!

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGI will correct the overflowed coating later. I opened all the hatches this time for 2-3 tank crews later.
(2008/04/29)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGAre there cooler fans? Anyway, I painted them. But maybe when I cover it, it’s almost invisible.
(2008/05/11)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGIt is because of the angle, quite good-looking though it’s tall height impression. This time, since it was a belt type caterpillar, it was considerably difficult to apply loosening pose. I used the instant adhesive very much.
(2008/05/11)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGAfter all, we can not see the cooler fan painting at all. Photo-etched parts on the back are of high quality. It is easy for fitting the wire on the body after annealing.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGThe wire rope on the body side looks like hang down by gravity. I painted the lower side of the body in mat black in advance.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 MAKINGThe attachments of the front side parts were photo-etched parts. Maybe Aber photo-etched parts are higher quality, but I suppose it’s good.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 PAINTINGBasic painting in dark yellow.
(2008/05/18)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 PAINTINGIt is a standard three-color camouflage painting. I will make colors settle down though it is too bright for a moment.
(2008/05/20)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 GERMAN TANK CREWCommander and gunner before dressing uniform. It will be possible to adjust later, though there is a space in some places.
(2008/05/31)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 GERMAN TANK CREWI decided to board three crews after all. I will dress them the camouflage uniform. It’s becoming a vivid vehicle when three crews are in the hatch.
(2008/05/31)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 GERMAN TANK CREWI used the “Shinsengumi” decal for the camouflage uniform. It’s very handy decal not much time of painting.
(2008/07/21)

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOTiger I is one of the core curriculums of the German army tank fans. Tiger-I was produced about 1350 tanks between July 1942 and August 1944.
56 calibers 88mm gun strongly annoyed the Soviet and Allied army.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThis time, Marking was 101st SS heavy tank battalion. Blue and yellow marking is attractive. This battalion had been organized in the spring of 1944, it was deployed in Normandy. It is a battalion that famous ace Michael Wittmann was belonged to.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOLatter term type, it is a substantial change that the trank roller became steel-made, it was produced after February 1944.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI painted the place where the coating had started peeling off in the gray.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe cover that concealed red burnt exhaust muffler was painted in rusted color.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOWe can’t see any change tone in the photograph though I put the change on the painting of a spare caterpillar.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI painted the camouflage uniform to all of the three crews this time. I used the Tamiya decal set of insignia and Shinsengumi camouflage decal for their uniform.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTO GERMAN TANK CREWThe angle from here is dignified. It was difficult to fit the number decals on a Zimmerit Coating, silvering is occurring.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTO GERMAN TANK CREWWhen zooming up… The wrinkle of a camouflage decal like genuine fabric wrinkle.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTO GERMAN TANK CREWThe chipping work made me sleepy, but harder than every time. I painted this spare caterpillar rusty, dusty, and considering iron quality of the material.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOIt seems to be effective when seeing from a long distance when tank and crews are in camouflage. At least, I think the black uniform is discovered easier.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOThe exhaust muffler was burnt.

TIGER I TANK PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E DRAGON 1/35 FINISHED PHOTOI think it is a nice photo from here. All crew is in this frame. There were many processes to reach the completed goal. The Zimmerit Coating and figure making is a good experience for me.
Let’s challenge the cat families of King Tiger, Panter, etc, next time!
(2008/07/27)

2 Replies to “TIGER-I PANZERKAMPFWAGEN VI Ausf.E Sd.Kfz.181 GERMAN HEAVY TANK DRAGON 1/35”

    1. Hello. The exhaust was painted in black and then washing was done by melting pastel with aqueous thinner. By the way, your site, aircraft seat-belt work is outstanding!

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