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Up Detailing the 1/16th. Hobby Boss Tiger I
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Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 07:23 PM UTC
I have the small track change cable installed.




I hope I got it on in the right way. My information shows it this way and not both ends of the cable to the rear.
At least this is how the instructions in the Pe. set have it.
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Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 08:00 PM UTC

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in the Squadron book see pic below.
The turret in the kit mostly resembles the Interum turret, as there's no pistol port on the left side. I wonder how many they made this way?




Ah, I see.
Well, in all my years of looking at Tigers, I have seen that "interim" turret on exactly ONE tank.
But, to be fair, it's not possible to tell unless you see it from above. So there could have been quite a few of them.

David
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Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 01:38 AM UTC
I finally have the Tow Cable hold downs finished and installed.
First the finished parts, I filled them with plastic so I could fasten them down with regular glue.
Did I mention I hate Photo etch ?

Here is what the kit tow cable looks like.
I think it's way too thick, and there's no hold downs on the section over the engine deck.

Here are my version of the cables.
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Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 01:44 AM UTC
I used the cable ends from one of Trumpeters 1/16th. Panzer kits.



They will be fastened down permanently once everything is painted.
That's all for now.
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 01:46 AM UTC
Here is the Engine Air intake, at least that's what I think it is.
The kit has a blank place where this goes.

I wonder if there is suposed to be screening under it?



To install it I laid out where it looks like it should go, and drilled around the edges.
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 01:50 AM UTC






I'm finished for today.
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 02:08 AM UTC
Nice work! But the front side of that was actually closed off.



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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:25 PM UTC
Thanks for the info. David , I have corrected it.
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:26 PM UTC
Now for the Fire Extinguisher , The one in the kit looks a little small.

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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:31 PM UTC
Here is how the Pe. mount looks in place.


The instructions don't give any sizes for the extinguisher, so I'm going to leave the mount empty.


Finished for now.
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Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01 PM UTC
Just caught this thread now, Donald.

Your work is great and you are adding a lot of detail to that kit.

I'll keep watching with interest!

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Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 04:16 PM UTC
I have the Headlight detailed and installed.



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Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 04:20 PM UTC



That's all for now.
Donald
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Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 03:49 AM UTC
Love the "BOSCH" logo on the headlight!

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Posted: Friday, September 02, 2016 - 08:52 AM UTC
I have a little more detail work done.

The Tail Light, 4 Pe. parts here.


I've decided to replace the molded on Jack Block, here is how I did it.


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Posted: Friday, September 02, 2016 - 08:58 AM UTC




The Block test fitted.

I think it looks a lot better than the molded on block.
That's all for now.
Donald
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Posted: Monday, September 05, 2016 - 12:53 AM UTC
I have the Pioneer Tools all temporarily mounted just to place the clasps and hold downs.
The tools are from one of Trumpeters 1/16th. Panzer kits.

They don't give you the antenna mount and spare antenna storage tube.




I have some small detailing left then it's on to the paint shop.
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Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 12:57 AM UTC
Here the exhaust is installed.


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Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 01:00 AM UTC
The final assembly.

Almost ready for the Camo.

The covers for the rear hull assembly screws need to be thinned they stick up too much.

They should look similar to this.

That's all for now.
Donald
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Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 - 09:19 AM UTC
Looking great Donald.
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Posted: Friday, September 09, 2016 - 11:31 PM UTC
I Have the Camo. painting done, now to add the small equipment, the touch up painting and a little weathering.



Back to work.
Donald
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Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:03 AM UTC
Looks real nice, Donald.
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Posted: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 08:19 PM UTC
Beautiful work Donald!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:39 AM UTC
Here's the Glacis Mg. I'm using a spare from Trumpeter the kit part just doesn't work.

So I try again.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 07:12 PM UTC
There are no periscopes provided with the kit for the commanders cupola, I am using some from the spare parts box. I think they are from AFV Clubs Stryker kit.


I think they look good here, well it's a lot better than empty housings .


I had to cut the bottoms off so they would let the cupola fit right on top the turret.

Hey you can't see inside anyway.
I'm mostly finished now, just a little paint touch up and a little weathering.
Donald