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T-34/76 (model 1943) build – Part 3:Painting

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Primer: Tamiya “Fine Surface Primer” (light grey) spray can, applied to the hull and turret.

Base coats: Using most of the Mr.Hobby Russian Green modulation set. In all cases the paint was sprayed as a 1:2 mixture in Mr.Color leveling thinner.

  • The darkest colour (“RG shadow” CMC13) was sprayed over the entire model, to act as a dark base.
  • The next darkest (“RG CM base” CMC10) was sprayed over the bulk of the vehicle, save the deepest recesses.
  • “RG highlight 1” CMC11 was sprayed on the upper hull, the sides and top of the turret and the outside part of the wheels only.
  • “RG highlight 2” CMC12 was sprayed on select horizontal surfaces – the top of the storage boxes and parts of the turret roof.

Details:

  • Machine guns: Vallejo Model Color “Black” (70950)
  • Headlight: LifeColor “Gloss Silver” (LC74)
  • Saw: LifeColor “Matt Natural Metal” (LC24), Vallejo Panzer Aces “Old Wood” (310)
  • Tyres: Tamiya “Rubber Black” (XF-85)

Gloss coat: A 1:2 mixture of Mr.Color “Clear Gloss” (46) and Mr.Color Leveling Thinner was sprayed over the entire model. The decals were applied to the turret and this area resprayed.

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