Sonntag, 29. Juni 2014
Mittwoch, 29. Januar 2014
Hobby Boss released a varity of Land Rover vehicles in scale 1:35. I was curious about one of this kits and so I bought this version.
The assembling goes straight forward, the parts are mostly fine moulded. Some details could be more sharp.
Here we see the lower frame with nice engine, the hull and the hardtop.
To push the details I used additionally the PE-Set No.35 423 from Voyager.
also recommendable aftermarket stuff are sagged resin wheels - here I used a set from DEF Model
as said before assembling was quite easy, so the paintjob seems the more interesting part. I started with a basecote with Mr. Surfacer 1000
then adding some pre-shading effects
the model was sprayed with very thin layers of white
some raised details were additionally painted with pure white
for the prominent UN-markings I used a Stencilit template (Item No. ST1005)
adding some streaking efects with ready mixed product
Here you can see the subtle effects of streakings
Dust imitation was made with thinned earth colors from Humbrol range
As said before - the resin wheels are very recommendable
Finally..lets take a look at the finished model:
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