Miniart 1/35 Mercedes Typ170 V Lieferwagen

I finished the Lieferwagen today without screwing it up! YAY! A very enjoyable build and my first civilian vehicle rather that military. The kit goes together very well, the only thing I altered was the door hinges as the kit ones are too small and you won’t be able to depict the front doors fullyContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Mercedes Typ170 V Lieferwagen”

Miniart 1/35 Typ 170V Lieferwagen

This is another model that I’ve been messing with for the past couple of weeks and after gloss coating it a couple of days ago the decals went on tonight. Not as straight forward a process as I thought either as putting the first decal on the passenger door, as soon as it touched theContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Typ 170V Lieferwagen”

Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V

That’s the build phase finished apart from the beer crates but I’ll do them tomorrow. The only extra detailing I have done is make the catches for the open doors and drill holes into the wheels and added copper wire for the tyre valves. The headlights had wire inserted in them as they will makeContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V”

Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V

With the chassis built I turned my attention to the bodywork. The interior colour apart from the seats and dashboard is the same as the exterior (I’m guessing here as Miniart don’t say) so I needed to be able to paint the interior before fixing the body in place. Luckily, the way the kit isContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V”

Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V

The chassis is built and I’m now starting on the bodywork. A couple of things to watch out for when building the chassis is that Miniart have mixed up a couple of part numbers (A14, A15, B22 and B23) and it is very easy to glue these parts into place then realise they are theContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V”

Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V

After feeling completely disheartened by my failure to paint the Airfix Hawker Sea Fury and losing confidence in my model making abilities, I gave it all a rest for a few days and did other stuff like play computer games although I soon got tired of those. Chatting about it with my partner today, sheContinue reading “Miniart 1/35 Lieferwagen Typ 170V”


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