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  1. Darren

    ICM 1/35 Model T Ambulance

    This was built for a WW1 themed Group Build elsewhere. And it was out of my comfort zone as I usually build German armour. The base is a recycled CD case. I've entitled it "After the Battle. Somewhere in France, 1918" The model depicts an Ambulance of the 625th SSU of the A.E.F in France during 1918. DSC_3716_12061 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3717_12062 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3718_12063 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3719_12064 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Tamiya 1/35 PzKpfw V Panther Ausf.D

    Thanks! A lot of research went into it.
  3. As this July marked the 75th anniversary of Operation "Zitadelle" I decided to build the Tamiya kit of the Ausf.D. The model represents a vehicle from the 4th Kompanie of the 51st Panzer Battalion of the 39th Panzer Regiment during the Battle of Kursk in July, 1943. The numbering system works this way: 4th Kompanie, Third Platoon and Second vehicle within that Platoon. The only things I added to the model were the width indicator's on the front fender's. DSC_3627_11982 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3629_11983 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr A couple of images of the actual vehicle. 3b99230fdf9418addd221666bc3f4145 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr 9abda96555a7107dd938b0dfb94141c4 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr And a couple of references also used. DSC_3630_11984 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Revell 1/72 Avro Shackleton AEW.2

    My favourite Avro design. And you are doing her justice.
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    The motor is now complete. The Maybach HL230 P30 was a re-bored HL210 P30 to increase the displacement from 21,000cc to 23,000cc. During production of the HL230 the maximum rpm was reduced to 2500 by the factory. There were two versions of the HL230, the P30 as used in the Panther and variants of and the King Tiger and Jagdtiger and the P45, as used in the Mid and Late Tiger's and the Sturmtiger. The only decals that come for the engine in the kit is the data plate on the engine at the front. The label for the air filter's came from my decal bank. DSC_3512_11874 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3513_11875 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    More Maybach motor work. DSC_3507_11870 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3510_11872 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3511_11873 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    State of how the motor looks at the moment. DSC_3504_11867 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3505_11868 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3506_11869 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    Started painting the engine. The colour is about a right match for the engine I'm copying. DSC_3501_11864 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3502_11865 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3503_11866 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    Hi Andrew. A lot won't be visible unless I do the upper hull and turret removable?
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    One Maybach HL230 P30 engine under construction. DSC_3500_11863 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr The HL230 P30 was a water cooled, 23 litre, V12 gasoline engine. 9,000 HL230 engine's were produced by Maybach, Auto Union and Daimler-Benz.
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    1/35 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf.A

    It's a better review than I did of one of my favourite half-track series.
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    I noticed the fire extinguisher on the left wasn't sitting right. So now I've rectified it. DSC_3485_11849 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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    Takom Sd.Kfz.171 Panther Ausf. A Early

    This week's progress on the Panther. DSC_3479_11843 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3478_11842 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr DSC_3477_11841 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
  14. Hey Duncan where'd ya get that book? As I have a thing for anything US Naval Aviation.
  15. One of these. It's a King Tiger what's not to like? And I've already decided which Tank I'm doing. DSC_3413_11777 by Darren Greenwood, on Flickr
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