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1/35 Tiger I Tunisia
zliu013
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New Zealand
Joined: January 28, 2017
KitMaker: 11 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 06:01 PM UTC
A 1/35 Kit from RFM, good details, excellent workable track links, crappy plastic.





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Thanks for watching.

Critiques and comments are welcome
m4sherman
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Arizona, United States
Joined: January 18, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 06:16 PM UTC
Looks nice. What was wrong with the plastic? I have their T-34 kit and the plastic was decent.
Removed by original poster on 05/22/19 - 06:23:35 (GMT).
zliu013
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Joined: January 28, 2017
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 06:23 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Looks nice. What was wrong with the plastic? I have their T-34 kit and the plastic was decent.



They put in too much of powdering agent, too soft and low toughness.
Can not be heated and stretched.
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: April 23, 2015
KitMaker: 4,100 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 07:24 PM UTC
Excellent job, and quite eye-catching!


Gaz
m4sherman
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Joined: January 18, 2006
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 07:29 PM UTC

Quoted Text


Quoted Text

Looks nice. What was wrong with the plastic? I have their T-34 kit and the plastic was decent.



They put in too much of powdering agent, too soft and low toughness.
Can not be heated and stretched.


Thanks, I'll have to check the T-34. So far it glues well, and I've had no problems.
Lawyer1
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South Africa
Joined: July 22, 2015
KitMaker: 72 posts
Armorama: 67 posts
Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:03 PM UTC
Great looking build. Well done.
ivanhoe6
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Wisconsin, United States
Joined: April 05, 2007
KitMaker: 1,672 posts
Armorama: 1,021 posts
Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:47 AM UTC
Nice looking build ! I REALLY like the restrained weathering ! Chips, worn spots & scratches are all in logical places.
Thanks for sharing !
Byrden
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Wien, Austria
Joined: July 12, 2005
KitMaker: 2,155 posts
Armorama: 2,143 posts
Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 01:38 AM UTC
I really like the finish. And those tracks look very realistic.

The faults of this kit are well documented, e.g. Tiger 141 didn't have a shovel at the front.

See Tiger 1 Initial Production from Rye Field Model.
zliu013
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New Zealand
Joined: January 28, 2017
KitMaker: 11 posts
Armorama: 11 posts
Posted: Monday, May 27, 2019 - 10:10 AM UTC
Tanks for your comments
redcap
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: November 06, 2005
KitMaker: 657 posts
Armorama: 345 posts
Posted: Monday, May 27, 2019 - 10:22 AM UTC
Tremendous finish and (realistic) weathering. I love it!

Gary