Jagdpanther build at last

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William Gardeniers
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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by William Gardeniers » Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:54 pm

Hi Simon,

Nice paint job nice detail off the motorhatch.

Regards William
With Regards William

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:43 pm

thanks guys for taking the time to post, some more of the same, trying to make the model as real looking is part of the enjoyment for me, well as convincing as possible, thats the theory, hope you enjoyed the posts, regards simon .

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Sun Oct 21, 2012 10:24 pm

latest instalment of building, not that far off the finish line i think,should be done by christmas, once complete i will tweak the paint as much as i can, i am often stuck at this point knowing where to go on paint detail, learning new tecniques would help, regards simon.
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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by michael hilton » Mon Oct 22, 2012 3:47 pm

Magnificent......great inspiration. I have tried to replicate some of your splendid work Simon. The photographs are extremely useful....thank you for showing your build. Best wishes, Mick.

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:49 pm

thanks michael i am pleased you like the build so far, i am enjoying the kit myself, its a pity there's not more jagds on here, regards simon.

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by peter karlsson » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:15 am

Hi simon.


I AM OUT OF WORDS!!ABSOLUTLY BRILLIANT!!!


regards peppe.

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:51 pm

many thanks for the good feedback as always, after some enquiry it seems the jagd gun periscope that pokes out of the front d-shaped opening dose not seem to have a cover or hatch but seems to be open to the elements, unless somebody knows more, i have not seen a photo yet with a cover in place, anyway on with the paint, regards simon.
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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by michael hilton » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:02 am

Super work Simon....your build is like following a 'how to' manual. I search all your photographs for advice....keep posting...... Best wishes, Mick

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by Olaf Claus » Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:29 pm

Simon, I love this Jäger and you have a very profesional Colour Scheme. This is nice to look!!! 100% and more for the builder.
regards Olaf

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:33 pm

i went to the model show at yeovilton, the level of paintwork on the models is stunning, the attention to detail and cosmetic effects have to be seen, the visit gave me loads of ideas but it's how to apply them to these monsters, i'm going to try and sharpen the jagd, regards simon.
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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by peter karlsson » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:20 pm

Hi Simon.

ABSOLUTLY AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

cant wait to se the jp finnished and together with your panther.


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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by David Gray » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:53 pm

Hi Simon looks like you,ve cracked the weathering looks supperb

regards Dave

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by Olaf Claus » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:33 pm

Hello Simon,
your aging is terrific!
it is always nice to see!
Olaf

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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by simon_manning » Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:55 pm

Many thanks for the good input, I am glad you liked it

I am fully on the paintwork at the moment, having been inspired from the model show.

Regards

Simon Manning
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Re: Jagdpanther build at last

Post by Graham Conabeare » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:33 pm

Hi Simon truly a work of art which will inspire many to do more to there own models.
How can one improve on this?
Graham

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