Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette finished

I managed to finish the model last night but I have an idea for a small diorama so that explains the unpainted figure, anyway that was a lovely little kit and it went together very well. My only gripe was that the wrong clear sprue was included so I had to drop some watchmakers cementContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette finished”

Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette

Using an airbrush rather than a rattle can, I undercoated the model with Tamiya XF-1 black then sprayed the base coat with XF-59 desert yellow.Using Vallejo 70892/087 yellow olive and a paint brush I applied the camouflage pattern with the intention of giving the model a highly thinned overspray to tone down the yellow oliveContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette”

Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette

The model is built and ready for painting. I’ll be giving it an undercoat of Tamiya XF-1 Matt Black rather than the usual Games Workshop Chaos Black as I’ll be able to get into hard-to-reach areas better with an airbrush plus the rattle can will just blow the model all over the place.The black undercoatContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette”

Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette

That’s enough for the interior so the upper hull will be fitted next then with the addition of a few more bits the model will be ready for painting.I had thought about making the missing ammo boxes but enough is enough and time to get it done. I based the interior colours on a setContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette”

Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette

The tracks are of the link and length type and usually I would do them as sub-assemblies to help with the painting however due to the small size of the model I decided to glue the tracks to the wheels and worry about painting them later on.Doing one side at a time I removed theContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette”

Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette

After salvaging the upper wing of the Airfix Tiger Moth and respraying it I’m now waiting for another decal sheet to show up, meantime just for shits and giggles I started a Bronco 1/35 kit of an Italian CV3/33 that I bought about three weeks ago.I quite liked the look of it and when IContinue reading “Bronco 1/35 CV3/33 Tankette”

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