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BA3 Model 1934 Armoured Car: Finished Pics Page 5

Started by zenrat, July 28, 2018, 02:26:47 AM

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zenrat

Enough with the flying things already.  What this GB needs is some more armour... :wacko: *

BA3 Model 1934 Armoured Car 1/35 by Zvezda.
Armoured Car BA3 Model 1934 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
To have a Rolls Royce style turret.
BA-3 Rolls Royce Turret 02 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
Paint job will be based on this.
BA3 Scheme 01 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

I started today.  The body has gone together well.  Some flash but fit is very good.  Turret will be cut down.
BA3 WIP 28-07-18 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

*and some floaty things.
Fred

- Can't be bothered to do the proper research and get it right.

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NARSES2

Decals my @r$e!

PR19_Kit

The original turret looks pretty beefy, how come the car didn't turn over when they fired the gun?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

zenrat

Original turret was from a T26 light tank - 45mm gun.
Fred

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zenrat

Turret now correct size.
Needs filler and rivets.  In fact the whole thing is short on rivets.

Anyone got a 1/35 Vickers Gun barrel they don't want?  I'm planning to scratch one up but being bone idle... ;D

BA3 WIP 31-07-18 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
Fred

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NARSES2

Now that looks the part  :thumbsup:

Vickers and Boy's AT rifle ?
Decals my @r$e!

Old Wombat

Quote from: zenrat on July 31, 2018, 02:56:11 AM
Anyone got a 1/35 Vickers Gun barrel they don't want?  I'm planning to scratch one up but being bone idle... ;D

I've got a few Vickers guns. No, you can't have any, I need them. ;D
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zenrat

Quote from: NARSES2 on July 31, 2018, 07:08:40 AM
Now that looks the part  :thumbsup:

Vickers and Boy's AT rifle ?

Just the Vickers.  I have the Roden Royce Armoured Car with the Boys and the Vickers and a Lewis so this will have a Vickers and some Brens.

Quote from: Old Wombat on July 31, 2018, 08:26:14 AM
Quote from: zenrat on July 31, 2018, 02:56:11 AM
Anyone got a 1/35 Vickers Gun barrel they don't want?  I'm planning to scratch one up but being bone idle... ;D

I've got a few Vickers guns. No, you can't have any, I need them. ;D

Fairy nuff.  I would hang on to them too.  I just need the barrel which I think I can cobble together from tube and rod.
A visit to the LHS is also in order to examine their 1/35 figure/accessory sets to see if they happen to have one containing a Vickers.

Hmmmm, I can get 1/32 Vickers Machine Guns from shapeways.  Do we think these will be obviously too large?
I'm not sure.


https://www.shapeways.com/product/KVS8JDNSF/six-1-32-scale-vickers-machine-guns?optionId=66752717&li=marketplace
Fred

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PR19_Kit

Quote from: zenrat on August 01, 2018, 04:39:49 AM

Hmmmm, I can get 1/32 Vickers Machine Guns from shapeways. 


Yes, but can you afford the mortgage instalments?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

nighthunter

I have 2 Vickers you can have. PM me.
"Mind that bus." "What bus?" *SPLAT!*

NARSES2

Quote from: zenrat on August 01, 2018, 04:39:49 AM

Hmmmm, I can get 1/32 Vickers Machine Guns from shapeways.  Do we think these will be obviously too large?
I'm not sure.



Say it's the 0.5" version  ;D
Decals my @r$e!

zenrat

I smeared some filler on the turret today.

Quote from: nighthunter on August 01, 2018, 06:48:21 AM
I have 2 Vickers you can have. PM me.

PM sent.
Fred

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A bit more progress today.
I attached the last part of the body (the front mudguards and rear panel), painted the chassis and engine black and started work on the suspension.

Fred

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Today was wheel prep day.  Eleven wheels (each consisting of a solid half and a rim) removed from the sprue, cleaned up, stuck onto a strip of tape and then primed. 

Not my favourite task.  But now out of the way.
Fred

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Wheels airbrushed.  Badly.  I need to go over them with a brush.  Somedays I just can't seem to get the settings right on the airbrush.  This weekend contained two of those days.
Fred

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