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M-88 Armored Recovery Vehicle

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About Martin Noorloos (Martinnnn)

Hi all, Another scale modeller :) I focus on 1/35 and 1/16 (RC) military modelling. Martin


Thanks for posting them Vinnie Martin
JUN 03, 2005 - 09:16 AM
The build looks great, though I do think that weathering was overdone, looks like it was just painted a brown color to be quite honest. I can hardly see the base coat, with all the rain in Vietnam I'm guessing it would wash most of that stuff on the sides off. -Shain
JUN 03, 2005 - 09:51 AM
very nice..the weathering and the tracks looks real..did you scratchbuilt the grille lights guard? kinda rusty all over. the tropical climate was beating it. thanks for sharing.
JUN 03, 2005 - 02:43 PM
Not rusty, dusty! Anyway, it's true the pics don't show a lot of the base colour. In real you can see the OD a bit better but well, I don't have no proffesional photo studio and proffesional camera so I was happy with these pics. Also I think it's a matter of taste. One says it's overdone, the other likes it. Personally, I agree it's pretty heavy weathered, but well, it's a recovery vehicle and I wanted to give it the look of a real workhorse. And I just had a lot of fun using pastels for the first time, lol :-) Cheers, Martin
JUN 04, 2005 - 12:20 AM