Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf C.. painting thread

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4 years 6 months ago #1 by shaunfletcher
Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf C.. painting thread was created by shaunfletcher
So this is a bit of a quick project. I built it a week or two ago when bored and wanting to just glue some plastic together..

Dragon's riveted 251c. 90% oob build, a few bits of customisation and detailing for the fun of it (metal racks on the back, some hinges and straps etc, remodelled some seats) It got a base coat of grey and then put aside.

I've decided this is a fine base to have a go at a winter white paintjob.. so will post various progress shots and see what comes out.

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4 years 6 months ago #2 by Xtr3meNZer
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Cool :) Will be looking forward to seeing how this goes :)

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4 years 6 months ago #3 by Maarten
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Nice looking version of the 251

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4 years 6 months ago #4 by shaunfletcher
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To Dragon's credit it is a very neat little kit and for the most part looks a lot like the photos I have of this.. the weak points are internal and not visible for the most part. Some tricky bit of assembly as you would expect from Dragon of course!

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4 years 6 months ago #5 by shaunfletcher
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Few very basic washes and some rough chips. I'm not going to by any means get a finish on the grey, but I do want it a bit worn and patchy under the white for the best effect.

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4 years 6 months ago #6 by Von Drinkoften
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Cool kit Shaun. looking forward to see what you do with it. :)

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4 years 6 months ago #7 by IAN
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Never tried a winter/white-wash finish but I have an old Italeri M24 that could be done 'white'. I'll be paying close attention aswell.

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4 years 6 months ago - 4 years 6 months ago #8 by grover
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Will be watching too. Want to do a winter theme on my AT-ST

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4 years 6 months ago #9 by shaunfletcher
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Worst pic ever.. decals on. going to add some rust and more chipping I think then it is whitewash time
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2 years 8 months ago #10 by shaunfletcher
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Slightly wierd necro-posting I guess, but woke this one up a bit while reorganising my stuff. decided I cant have half made models around, so made the track runs and incidentally built up the panzer-grenadiers that came with it.

Will get the tracks painted and on, then see about some winter camo and weathering.
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2 years 8 months ago #11 by Andrew
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My model room is full of started stuff :lol:

I have both an Ausf C and Ausf D by DML in different states. They are nice kits, although the suspension setup for the tracks is very finnicky :unsure:

Watching on for the whitewash :)

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2 years 8 months ago #12 by Tiger
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Good to see this back in action.
Watching here,

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