Nobi's BTR-60 or... something like it....

Discussion in 'Armory & Military' started by Dragos, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Dragos

    Dragos Active Member

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    Since long time I've wanted to build a BTR-60. So i've purchased NOBI's model and start building it. My intentions is to paint the model in the end to look like a Yemenite BTR-60.
    From the beginning I've spotted some problems:
    -It's in 1:35 so kinda big and it doesn't have a internal structures
    -I don't know what version is the model , I think is a PB
    -Many pieces are missing , I will tell you latter
    -For some pieces like the hatches the instructions aren't very clear

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    I've printed the grey version using 80g/m2 paper , and them I've glue it to 200 g/m2.
    The first pieces.

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  3. ekuth

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    Ooooo! I've always loved armor.

    Looking forward to seeing this one develop!
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    Some mistakes that I've noticed so far:
    -front hatches should have round corners
    -one hatch is missing
    -that frontal piece ( I don't know the english translation for it ) is missing
    -no headlights

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    The turret and the scratchbuilded machine-gun

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    I've colored the body and the turret this week-end. I hope that next week I will start making the wheels and the missing parts.

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    love to follow, just a suggestion you can use 100gr/m2 or higher paper for 1/35 scale model, I usually used it for my armor model and without any internal structure.
    keep the good work:thumb:
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    Personally I like my armor models to be very rigid.