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T-34/76 (early 1943) build – Part 10:Weathering (oil and fuel stains, final effects)

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  • Vallejo “Carbon Black” (73116) pigment was added to the end of the exhausts and the surrounding area.
  • The machine guns and gun barrel end were lightly brushed with AK Interactive “Dark Steel” (AK086) pigment.
  • The parts of the external side of the tracks in contact with the ground, guide horns and inner part of the tracks in contact with the wheels were brushed with AK Interactive “Dark Steel” (AK086) pigment.
  • A dilute mixture of Abteilung 502 “Bitumen” (ABT004) oil paint in enamel thinners was flicked from a brush onto the surfaces of the hull and running gear, to represent the subtlest stains or patches.
  • A more concentrated mixture of the same oil paint (together with some Humbrol “Gloss Cote”) was painted on parts of the upper hull, to represent fuel stains.
  • A concentrated mixture of Abteilung 502 “Engine Grease” (ABT160) and Humbrol “Gloss Cote” in enamel thinners was painted to parts of the running gear, to represent oil stains.

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