This is both my first armored vehicle and my first post in iModeler. Hi, everybody! Last summer I was in vacations in Punta Arenas and walking in the Zona Franca (tax free commercial area) I found HUUUUGE ammounts of Airfix boxes. So, I filled my luggage with a dambuster Lancaster and a few tanks, very cheaps 🙂 So, here we go woth the first thing, a King Tiger. Please, forgive me if I made some mistakes. My personal policy is to make as many mistakes as I can, to maximize the learning. Here we go.
This is the bad boy. Dear Airfix, why 1:76? 1:72 is a perfect companion for airplanes! Anyway.
The assembing is very, very easy and as always with this new Airfix kits, the sprues quality is superb. Gone are the times were you had to clean every freaking piece for loose plastic sprue.
Even my faithful modelling companion was compelled to install some wheels (actually he wanted to put them all).
So many wheels… I know little about tanks, this will be an awesome learning project.
I put the tracks just to have everything together and see the general building.
Here, the “shooter” quality control, shum shum pfff!!! (that’s what he said).
After no more than 1.5 hours we have this bad boy 95% glued, easily breakable for painting. That will be another day.