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Revell Abrams in Braille scale

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SimonT14/07/2017 00:47:09
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Hi Al,

Are the UV tubes part of the desert fly killer option pack?

dont know

Road of Bones17/07/2017 17:55:27
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Evening gents- been having a few issues with my internet of late (it was down for most of last week), and SWMBO has been cracking the whip over finishing off the patio, but I've got a little more donesmile d

First though, the roll call...

Jim- many thanks mate! It's rather fun scratching in tiny scale, isn't it? nerd

Robin- I'm cheating even harder than you by not botheringface 20

Steve- you're too kind sir! face 23

John- thanks mate- I look forward to the Meng A1 toothumbs up

Si- face 20thumbs up

So...I got an evening or two in, and primed it one night, before using my Meng modern US colours to spray the thing the next. I used all three shades of desert tan, starting with the shadow for behind the running gear and lower hull, through the normal shade for the hull & turret, finally using the lightened shade sprayed from above. A bit of detail painting followed, but there's plenty left to do:

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Oh...ok then, I can't scroll through my albums to select the right pics...oh, fixed now! face 22

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John Redfern17/07/2017 22:25:29
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Alistair
Looking good mate are you adding crew?

John
Road of Bones19/07/2017 20:46:10
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John- no, not this time. I had a hunt online for some 1/72 crew, but I didn't much like the look of what was available. This will be a standalone vehicle. Glad you like it so far!thumbs up

I carried on detail-painting & added some anti-laser periscope stickers cut from the excess on my AFV club Stryker set. I then added one of the 2 sets of decals that came with the kit. I liked the "Bad Attitude" stencils, so went with that one:

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Found a fix for the album problem- renamed the album with quotation marks, so it appears at the top of the list, so I don't have to try and scroll through all my albums to access it. Still a problem though...dont know

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John Redfern19/07/2017 22:02:14
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The piglet marches on,nice use of the left over stickers. Loving the red cooler,pops out at you. Just received the Flyhawk kit today will post some pics tomorrow,on.first look It's got to be the best small scale Abrams available. Have you tried preiser for crew? Carry on.
John

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