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Offline sykotik

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1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« on: February 07, 2016, 07:20:17 pm »
Hi guys

This is the latest build off my bench - Trumpeter's 35th Scud Launcher. It's not a bad kit to put together. Minimal clean up but it can be fiddly. It's a markedly different kit from the BR-52 that's for sure. Trumpeter have come a long way since then and this proves it (well, in my opinion anyway)

I've done it in an East German scheme simply because it's simple but quite cool and no where near as complex as some of the one's Trumpeter give you as an option
The hydraulic piston at the rear is home made and telescopes quite nicely. Plumbing and hoses are also an addition - although not exactly accurate. Trumpeter neglect to tell you how everything plugs in, so I've WIF'd it a bit there

full WIP if your interested here: http://madhatterscaleworks.blogspot.com.au/2015_11_01_archive.html



























Anyways, that's it for now. It was fun to build but I am glad to see it done
I am prepping for my next project - something that will take me a very long time to do and will test any scratch building skills I have. Yep, I'm going to take on Tamiya's 1/350 Enterprise. What I'll do to it isn't new and has been done by countless others before me, but I don't care. I'm still going to do it. I built it once when I was a teenager and I cringe now when I think of how bad a job I did of it.

Anyways, before that, I shall try to finish off the BSG Pegasus and clear that up as it has suffered a bit of neglect. Time for some lovin I think :)
Till next time
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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2016, 09:04:27 pm »
Yep, it's definitely a good 'un, Mr Mercury-toxicity-afflicted-milliner, sir! :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2016, 02:06:06 am »
That is extremely high quality!
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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2016, 02:15:51 am »
I like it  :thumbsup:

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2016, 02:17:22 am »
Scud-tastic!

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2016, 03:26:35 am »
Very well done, lots of detail as well. Love all the little compartments etc., and the missile itself.

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2016, 06:30:44 am »
That's good work  :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2016, 02:52:49 am »
Nice job , goes to show you don't have to weather the crap out of a model to get a pleasing result  :thumbsup:

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2016, 03:16:10 am »
 :thumbsup:  Very nice!!

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2016, 03:19:28 am »
:thumbsup:  Very nice!!

Second that, and the NVA scheme suits it well.  :thumbsup:

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2016, 03:42:16 pm »
Thanks guys, I'm pretty pleased with it too

Nice job , goes to show you don't have to weather the crap out of a model to get a pleasing result  :thumbsup:

I Completely agree with that. I wanted it to look used but not abused.

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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2016, 05:03:58 am »
That's because you're a better modeller than me - 'coz I weather my builds to hide the flaws! :rolleyes:
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Re: 1/35 Trumpeter "Elbrus" Scud Launcher
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2016, 03:06:17 pm »
Very nice build there, and I agree about the weathering bit, especially it being German, I wouldn't think they would let it get too manky.
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