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Tamiya 1/48 Panzer III Ausf. L

If you're an armor modeler that really looks forward to the painting and weathering stage, you can never go wrong with 's scale kits--hiqh quality, low parts count and detail that compares to larger scale kits. After doing some photo research on tanks it was obvious that stowage, particularly fuel cans, was very common. I used the chipping technique to make it look like a well worn tank and then applied a range of AK weathering powders for the dust effects. I replicated the sand on the base with AK snow effects painted with the same powders.

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9 responses

  1. Great looking creepie-crawlie. This particular kit does make up into a great model - as you have so well demonstrated.

  2. Amazing result, Dennis!

  3. Great achievement, Dennis @dmeyers
    Painting and weathering looks amazing.

  4. Nice work and finishing. I really enjoy those 1/48th Tamiya armor kits also, they build up nicely and usually easily. I love all the chipping showing off the original grey color. Your base adds a nice touch to put it in it environment.

  5. Nice work on this, Dennis, your weathering technique really works well, and the base sets it off nicely. Definitely liked.

  6. Always great to see some armor here on this site! Well done on that weathering @dmeyers, Liked!

  7. Nice paint and weathering, Dennis (@dmeyers). I am a big fan of Panzer III's and IV's, so keep them coming.

  8. Fantastic work, Dennis! You nailed the weathering on this one.

  9. 🙂 ... Greetings ... 🙂 :
    Spectacular work on this model Dennis.
    The weathering looks great and so well applied.
    The chipping gives it a interesting touch.

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