Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf G with interior Part 3.

  Part 1. Part 2. Since I started both Panthers (RFM and Takom), I will add some observations to help with the comparison of the two kits. Engine and transmission These are pretty straightforward bits; nothing major. The detail is nothing sort of amazing. The central rod which holds the controls (handles and pedals) is … Continue reading Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf G with interior Part 3.

Pegasus Models 1/144 Nautilus part 1. Interior

Well, while the Panthers are being built, and the baby is growing, I do, of course, have plenty of time for a new kit. Obviuosly.   I am not sure what really made me buy it; once I happened to stumble upon a photo of the model I just had to have it. The interior … Continue reading Pegasus Models 1/144 Nautilus part 1. Interior

Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf A with interior part 3.

Part 1 of the build Part 2 of the build Since I started the RFM Panther as well, I will add some observations to help with the comparison of the two kits. Let’s get the tracks out of the way. Last week we assembled the RFM Panther’s tracks; let’s see how the Takom version compares. … Continue reading Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf A with interior part 3.

Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf G with interior Part 2.

Part 1. Since I started both Panthers (RFM and Takom), I will add some observations to help with the comparison of the two kits. Let’s get the tracks out of the way. They are workable tracks, which is a first for me (unless you count MiniArt’s clip-together tracks as workable.) I have to say they … Continue reading Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf G with interior Part 2.

Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf. G with interior Part 1. (Turret part 1)

Great blog building the same kit with a similar philosophy. I bought both Takom and Rye Field models, and decided to build them side-by-side. This is the Rye Field Models Panther. The Takom build is running parallel. If you want to see the corresponding parts, please see this link. (I probably will do a side-by-side … Continue reading Rye Field Models Sd.Kfz. 171. Panther Ausf. G with interior Part 1. (Turret part 1)

Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panzher Ausf A with interior part 2.

Part 1 of the build Since I started the RFM Panther as well, I will add some observations to help with the comparison of the two kits. If you want to paint the interior, unfortunately you need to deviate from the suggested roder of assembly. I skipped the steps which detailing the outside of the … Continue reading Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panzher Ausf A with interior part 2.

Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panzher Ausf A with interior Part 1.

2018 will be the year of the Panther, probably; several companies have issued their Panther models, and two of these models have a full interior included: Rye Fields’ and Takom’s. There is also a Trumpeter 1/16 one coming out -also with full interior. I bought both Takom and Rye Field models, and decided to build … Continue reading Takom Sd.Kfz. 171. Panzher Ausf A with interior Part 1.

Modelcollect 1/72 E-75 German heavy tank with interior

As an introduction I have to admit that I love models featuring their interior. (The blog is full of these models…) If I can, I buy aftermarket sets to enhance my models, and obviously I was overjoyed by the recent influx of tanks with full interior by several manufacturers. Modelcollect has been on my radar … Continue reading Modelcollect 1/72 E-75 German heavy tank with interior

MiniArt’s T-60 light tank part 1. – The Interior

The T-60 was born as the replacement of the outdated T-38 series of light tanks. It was designed to be easy and cheap to produce in large numbers, and to be simple to use. The idea was to build up a large number of light tanks armed with a 20mm autocannon which would support the … Continue reading MiniArt’s T-60 light tank part 1. – The Interior

DML 1/35 Panzerkampfwagen II Sd. Kfz. 121 Ausf F. with interior

Another build long in the box, waiting to be finished. The same story, really: I moved over to the UK from Florida, and had to box everything up; this guy was waiting six years to be finished. (And some parts are still missing- like the wooden block for the jack-, since I can’t find the … Continue reading DML 1/35 Panzerkampfwagen II Sd. Kfz. 121 Ausf F. with interior