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S-65 City Tractor
Staff MemberEditor-in-Chief
England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: May 14, 2006
KitMaker: 10,213 posts
ModelGeek: 236 posts
Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 09:15 AM GMT+7
Here is Adam Mann''s quick review and page flick through of the new book from Rinaldi Studio Press SM.02. Another amazing book from Michael Rinaldi, this time show casing weathering technique on this obscure Russian tractor.

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Waterford, Ireland
Joined: August 08, 2010
KitMaker: 232 posts
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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 06:42 PM GMT+7
Thank you Adam. A very useful review as I have been pondering a purchase of this one.
Hamilton, New Zealand
Joined: December 30, 2005
KitMaker: 436 posts
ModelGeek: 28 posts
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 07:49 PM GMT+7
Thank you for a very well done review. As a result I have ordered the book and am looking forward trying some of his techniques.
England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: February 01, 2005
KitMaker: 2,123 posts
ModelGeek: 308 posts
Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 03:09 AM GMT+7
This is what I'm thinking about, too... I bought some wonder-sets lately, to see if I can create breathtaking weathering effects, but it seems like even the magic sets won't help me improve if there's no know-how behind them (and conversely, you can do wonders with the "old" DIY techniques. None of it is a revelation (I've expected as much), merely the conclusion of my experiment.
Staff MemberContributing Editor
Wisconsin, United States
Joined: May 18, 2015
KitMaker: 98 posts
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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 03:48 AM GMT+7
Thanks guys. His chipping and weathering techniques on that tractor are really sweet.