Tiger GB WIP 1 Tiger II Unidentified Unit Ostfront

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Tiger GB WIP 1 Tiger II Unidentified Unit Ostfront

Joined: December 3rd, 2006, 5:41 am

August 15th, 2010, 4:58 am #1

Finally, after a lot of moaning, I have finished the zimmerit on my Tiger II. I am about 70% happy with the result, and now that I have "done" zimmerit once I reckon my second attempt will be a lot better.

The model will represent a very tired Tiger on the Ostfront in an overall whitewashed finish, similar to how the Tiger II in Panzerwrecks 7 on page 65 might have looked before being abandoned by its crew.

I am hoping that my progress will come along a little now that I have finished the zimmerit.

Cheers

Stuart

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Joined: May 1st, 2005, 8:08 pm

August 15th, 2010, 1:04 pm #2

Looks great so far!

- John
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Joined: October 20th, 2006, 11:29 pm

August 15th, 2010, 10:20 pm #3

Finally, after a lot of moaning, I have finished the zimmerit on my Tiger II. I am about 70% happy with the result, and now that I have "done" zimmerit once I reckon my second attempt will be a lot better.

The model will represent a very tired Tiger on the Ostfront in an overall whitewashed finish, similar to how the Tiger II in Panzerwrecks 7 on page 65 might have looked before being abandoned by its crew.

I am hoping that my progress will come along a little now that I have finished the zimmerit.

Cheers

Stuart

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Joined: December 3rd, 2006, 5:41 am

August 16th, 2010, 10:06 am #4

Looks great so far!

- John
Thanks John. n/t
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Joined: December 3rd, 2006, 5:41 am

August 16th, 2010, 10:12 am #5

Greg,

I used Green Stuff from Gale Force Games (because it is easy for me to source) although I found it to be a bit reluctant to stick to the model. I might try Miliput next time. I applied the putty and textured it as described by Alex Clark in his Osprey book on modeling the Panzer IV in 1/72 scale. I'll post some pics of the tool in my next WIP post. I did some additional texturing with a jewelers screwdriver. It took me some time to get the application of putty thin enough, and the early surfaces I worked on are a bit thick and uneven.

Cheers

Stu
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Joined: September 16th, 2005, 3:32 pm

August 17th, 2010, 12:26 am #6

I use Gunze Sangyo Mr. Surfacer, and Tamiya's zimmerit tools it is easy to apply that way... another easy way for me is Cavalier zimmerit, but that gets expensive.
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Joined: December 3rd, 2006, 5:41 am

August 17th, 2010, 8:10 am #7

Jeff,

How do you go for working time with Mr Surfacer? My experience is that it kicks off pretty quickly.

Cheers

Stuart
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Joined: January 7th, 2009, 10:46 am

August 17th, 2010, 8:54 am #8

Finally, after a lot of moaning, I have finished the zimmerit on my Tiger II. I am about 70% happy with the result, and now that I have "done" zimmerit once I reckon my second attempt will be a lot better.

The model will represent a very tired Tiger on the Ostfront in an overall whitewashed finish, similar to how the Tiger II in Panzerwrecks 7 on page 65 might have looked before being abandoned by its crew.

I am hoping that my progress will come along a little now that I have finished the zimmerit.

Cheers

Stuart

... really a brave modeller ... excellent!

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Joined: December 25th, 2009, 5:26 am

August 17th, 2010, 11:15 am #9

Finally, after a lot of moaning, I have finished the zimmerit on my Tiger II. I am about 70% happy with the result, and now that I have "done" zimmerit once I reckon my second attempt will be a lot better.

The model will represent a very tired Tiger on the Ostfront in an overall whitewashed finish, similar to how the Tiger II in Panzerwrecks 7 on page 65 might have looked before being abandoned by its crew.

I am hoping that my progress will come along a little now that I have finished the zimmerit.

Cheers

Stuart

G'day Stewart.
your Zimmerit job looks great, I just love these big cats.
I will have to get a wriggle on and do some more work on
my Porsche Tiger, the G.B. deadline is looming.
Again, well done my friend, I look forward to seeing your
project in some camo.
Regards.
Alan.
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Joined: March 11th, 2006, 1:27 pm

August 17th, 2010, 2:32 pm #10

Finally, after a lot of moaning, I have finished the zimmerit on my Tiger II. I am about 70% happy with the result, and now that I have "done" zimmerit once I reckon my second attempt will be a lot better.

The model will represent a very tired Tiger on the Ostfront in an overall whitewashed finish, similar to how the Tiger II in Panzerwrecks 7 on page 65 might have looked before being abandoned by its crew.

I am hoping that my progress will come along a little now that I have finished the zimmerit.

Cheers

Stuart

I admire you for the work you are doing, great work with that zimmerit. Keep posting please.

Congrats.
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