Jump to content

KV-1 mod 1942 Lightweight Cast Turret (Trumpeter 1/35)

Recommended Posts

Hey all. I would like to share my WIP KV-1 mod 1942 Lightweight Cast Turret by Trumpeter. My first time doing a muddy running gear on a tank. Have a few more things to paint and retouch - the cables for example and the rust in the exhaust. Would highly appreciate suggestions and constructive criticism. Camera ran out of battery so I just used my phone. Thanks for looking!


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, Politx_Killer said:

Needs tactical log.


In all fairness, not much to improve on, Looks really good. What did you use for the mud?

I actually thought long and hard about putting a tactical log - but I'm considering entering this in a contest under the Out-of-the-box Category. Hence, no log :( I DO have three T-34s awaiting paint and further weathering... if I find a suitable twig, that will be going to them hehe.

I used a mix of Vallejo's Thick Mud and Splash Mud, European Mud, Brown Mud and Russian Mud. I might need to add a bit of matt varnish on the hull sides though. The mud is very glossy, good for fresh mud - but might not be so good for dried mud. 

Link to post
Share on other sites

The transition between muddy tracks and clean hull armor feels a bit weird. Judging by how much buildup there is between the wheels and side armor I'd imagine the lower front plate to be a bit more muddy. Maybe some mud splatters on the upper front plate and upper sides too if the tank has been driving through mud.

Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...