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Forum: Scratchbuilding 03-05-2013, 08:51 AM
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Posted By m829Sabot
Hi! Heres a pic of the "finished" panther....

Hi!

Heres a pic of the "finished" panther. Yeah..the roadwheel overleaf is backwards...on both sides!!!:o, I know...haha...It was a long nite...Ill fix it later. They threw some camo net over the...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 02-28-2013, 09:06 AM
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Posted By m829Sabot
Giantscales..2012

After suffering a long winter bombing campaign, meine Panzerwerks is back in operation! haha ..
these giant models are "semi-scale"...built from OSB plywood and 2x4s...I build them now on...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 12-26-2011, 08:02 AM
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Views: 3,867
Posted By m829Sabot
Dang! He looks cold. Very, Very Nice! The camo,...

Dang! He looks cold. Very, Very Nice! The camo, too.
Forum: Allied: World War II 12-25-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,433
Posted By m829Sabot
Im not sure about Shermans, but in Iraq on M1A1s,...

Im not sure about Shermans, but in Iraq on M1A1s, we just flung the afcaps out of the loaders hatch if they built up too much on the turret floor. Theres no need to expose the body.

Of course, in...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 12-22-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By m829Sabot
LOL! Thank god its only 6 bucks a sheet! Yeah,...

LOL! Thank god its only 6 bucks a sheet!
Yeah, I do buy alot of sheets of OSB...I actually buy more for work (carpenter) than my own projects. Maybe 10 a week, on average...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 12-22-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Man. I thought the dadgum geometrys on the...

Man. I thought the dadgum geometrys on the Panther was tough. This Comanche is melting me brain. Driving on.....the cockpit area:
http://29.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lwm92vPXK91qc3s5ro1_500.jpg
Forum: Scratchbuilding 12-18-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
So, the Panther had to move outside because I got...

So, the Panther had to move outside because I got a commission to build a 1/2 Comanche helicopter fuselage. The customer has a ceiling fan with a 20ft dia rotor. He wants a scaled model to hang from...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 12-14-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Back on the Panther now. Rear end shaping...

Back on the Panther now.

Rear end shaping up:
http://29.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lw82lcmfE01qc3s5ro1_500.jpg

Front getting work as well:...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 11-29-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Thanks guys! Would I like to but a motor in? Oh...

Thanks guys! Would I like to but a motor in? Oh Yes. but it will probably take a couple more builds before I can make a running one.

I had to temporarily stop construction on der Panther to...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 11-07-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Thanks Alex! Well, visitors to my basement...

Thanks Alex!

Well, visitors to my basement are now saying how "gone" I am...ha.
So what if my whole garage is a Panzerwerke? I have a really cool wife, of course! Being herself from the Eastern...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 10-28-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
And der madness continues: Mantlet Zimmed...

And der madness continues:

Mantlet Zimmed and fitted. I gave up on tapering maingun, will use "step-down" style to simulate.
Started cutting lower hull sides....
Forum: Scratchbuilding 10-23-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
A bit more progress: Started building the...

A bit more progress:

Started building the trunion box.
http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ltinn1a9o21qc3s5ro1_500.jpg

Mounted trunion box and built frame for mantlet:...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 10-07-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Thank you! I was worried some that only plastic...

Thank you!
I was worried some that only plastic models would be welcome. I scratch build small-scale plastic armor models too, but nothing to the high standards Ive seen on this site. Most of mine...
Forum: Scratchbuilding 10-06-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,804
Posted By m829Sabot
Giantscale Panther

Hello!
This is being built as a "working" Panther D for an airsoft field in Atlanta GA. It will be part of a "area" depicting a tank under repair. The tank will be immobile, but the turret will be...
Forum: New Members, you must Post here first . Introduce yourself or just say hello. 10-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By m829Sabot
Thanks! The Panther is 2/3 scale. I'll post pics...

Thanks! The Panther is 2/3 scale. I'll post pics when I get home today.
Forum: New Members, you must Post here first . Introduce yourself or just say hello. 10-05-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By m829Sabot
Hello from ATL

Hello
My name is Lawrence. I've been building armor (especially WWII) since I was very young. I scratchbuild now in plastic and wood in many scales.
I have a nice large scale Panther project going...
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