Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 Korean War

That’s that one finished! On this one I decided to push myself more on the weathering as I wanted to try out some techniques that featured in an article by Joaquin Garcia Gazquez in Model Military Int’l magazine, specifically using pigment powders mixed with acrylic gel. Also I wanted to try out snow effects tooContinue reading “Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 Korean War”

Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’

After gloss coating the model, adding the decals (all 6 of them) then gloss coating again to seal the decals in, I’ve made a start on the weathering. The first job was to apply a pin wash however my usual ‘go to’ (Mig Productions Dark Wash) is not dark enough so I mixed some inContinue reading “Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’”

Base coat day

Seeing that I was spraying the Italeri T-34/85 today with a black base coat, I did the Thunderbirds Mole as well and managed to do it JUST before a rain shower. The Mole also had the body sprayed white as this will be yellow and the drill was sprayed with Tamiya AS-12. The Tamiya sprayContinue reading “Base coat day”

Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’

I’ve just finished the build of this one and now need to write it up for The Modelling New; You’ll be able to read more when the build review is published but I have to say it’s not a bad kit. Italeri states that is has a full interior but it doesn’t, in fact itContinue reading “Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’”

Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’

I’ve started the upper hull and the first thing I noticed were the grills on the top of the engine deck as the two top ones are quite chunky and the two side ones are solid. As there is no etched set available for this kit I was going to use the grills from aContinue reading “Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’”

Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’

Soooooo…..I got this kit yesterday and was planning on starting it after the ICM 1/48 O-2A was finished but after filling in some gaps on the fuselage and waiting for it to set I made a start on the T34/85; The excuse this time is that there was a time gap with the O-2 plusContinue reading “Italeri 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’”

Another new arrival at King Towers

Just arrived direct from Italeri is this 1/35 T-34/85 ‘Korean War’; At first I was pretty skeptical as I thought it would be a re-box of an elderly Esci kit or some other, however after checking the Scalemates website it is indeed a newly tooled model and on first look it seems pretty good. TheContinue reading “Another new arrival at King Towers”


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