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by pickelhaube
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

It's a common mistake but once you submit to the internet and ask why those Panthers have 3 pipes on one side it is very clear. And in fact you can see the actual thing on the few running Panthers with that arrangement. The early Panthers had an issue with unburnt fuel buildup under the engine and ...
by pickelhaube
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

Now you know real track doesn't get anywhere near that rusty on a working vehicle, right? Also, those two smaller pipes on either side of the left-hand exhaust pipe aren't exhausts. They are cool air intakes and they do not get heat oxidation like an exhaust pipe does. They keep their paint. But th...
by pickelhaube
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

Now you know real track doesn't get anywhere near that rusty on a working vehicle, right? Also, those two smaller pipes on either side of the left-hand exhaust pipe aren't exhausts. They are cool air intakes and they do not get heat oxidation like an exhaust pipe does. They keep their paint. Well t...
by pickelhaube
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

Here is a Sherman track using European mud or dirt powder and pencil graphite https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-MpWQx4P/0/d8570d8d/L/59736716410__4156DCD9-1EBA-4F79-8926-A582B11B603D-L.jpg Custom made powder with graphite https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-kmZR23N/0/42f89f57/L/5973677...
by pickelhaube
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 7
Views: 57

How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

Hey Guys, I am not a fan of heavy weathering . That is the new thing in modeling. Tanks did not las all that long in WW2 especially German tanks Maybe a week not more than a month , In that time span tanks did not rust . I a track did as soon as it rolled bust of the quick rust was slung off and the...
by pickelhaube
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

This is the biggest, most expensive ( considering the time spent , the cheapest ), longest lasting and most frustrating consignment to date The Mississippi River Boat 36 x21 99.99 % scratch built. The M/V Jesse D. Pasentine https://photos.smugmug.com/Tug/i-VPbkXbJ/0/ef70f024/L/000_1713-L.jpg https:/...
by pickelhaube
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

I really like the way this one turned out. Started life as a rocket launcher https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-ThX4gxR/0/fe894785/L/IMG_0169-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-jQBnW4r/0/0233cd99/L/IMG_2380-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-8hvmmBs/0/10a6fe27/L/IMG_...
by pickelhaube
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Sd Kfz 251 front end custom
Replies: 8
Views: 3277

Re: Sd Kfz 251 front end custom

I have used this mod on 3 251s and it was a great idea Normandy. I did not use your heated knife idea , I used a thin drill bit to cut the differential nub out chuked in a Dremal. On one of them I did get a little wild and had to use a plastic shim to tighten up the gap I created , that worked out f...
by pickelhaube
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

dannyc wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:50 pm
How much would it cost for a sherman conversion to the same model as besotten jenny from castle itter
?
by pickelhaube
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

I received this Panzer IV with damage . The collecter said he wanted a 21st stock looking Wirbelwind back in 2011. I think it turned out well one of my first custom paint jobs. Matching is not easy. http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa62/pickelhauben/002-33.jpg Before http://i202.photobucket.com/al...
by pickelhaube
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

cavscout116th wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:53 am
I would like to purchase the t-23 turret kit to make my 1/18 scale 105 mm Sherman into the easy 8 Sherman. Could I get a price on the hole kit please thank you Eric
Hello,

I make the t-23 turret but have not finished with the Easy 8 proto as of yet.

Matthew
by pickelhaube
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !
Replies: 484
Views: 139981

Re: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !

Here are the pilot and WSO paint masters .
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by pickelhaube
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 Jagdpanther 2x Reject Kits For Sale
Replies: 139
Views: 32260

Re: 1/18 Jagdpanther

Hey Guys , I made the molds years ago with an RTV that will last through 100 pours. The thing is that my resin sticks to it. When I use mold release when the resin heats up the oil in the release cooks the resin like an egg in a skillet. This makes impressions in the resin . I have 2 like this that ...
by pickelhaube
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

Yes always
If there is interest I am happy to share
by pickelhaube
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-wRfTfht/0/d06728d1/L/012-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-BnTtVBV/0/daaadad5/L/002-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-Z9GNqDc/0/4e269c27/L/003-L.jpg http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa62/pickelhauben/002-60.jpg http://i202.phot...
by pickelhaube
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-DrkGm75/0/ecdbd030/L/IMG_2332-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-3NPms46/0/3dba8daf/L/IMG_2327-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-5kQ5KN5/0/3be053f8/L/000_1727-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-fBq45LD/0/58d2cffb/L/00...
by pickelhaube
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-KXJbZHP/0/6d7c5a40/L/001-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-DrCrTzj/0/46b9153f/L/003-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-XjpHsTG/0/4935ab0c/L/005-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-X29PPSt/0/5bf49603/L/000_1860-L.jpg ht...
by pickelhaube
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 469

Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

Hey Guys, Here are some of the consignments that I have done over the years . If interested contact me for your project and we can see what we can do. I need to put bread on the table :shock: https://photos.smugmug.com/Consignments/i-M3xsGrj/0/a8ea0b68/L/000_1852-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Con...
by pickelhaube
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !
Replies: 484
Views: 139981

Re: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !

Dang Pickel thats an impressive template, I was wondering how you were going to mas-produce camoed Hinds. Well done!! :salute: You can mass produce anything as long as you have all the time in the world to complete it:) Yes time is something I do not have . UPDATE I have 6 kits poured lacking rotor...
by pickelhaube
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Kerry's M-4 / M-51 Sherman
Replies: 8
Views: 3205

Re: Kerry's M-4 / M-51 Sherman

Bumped up for bill
by pickelhaube
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: Pickehaube's Big Stuff 50 Mods
Replies: 107
Views: 52975

Re: Pickehaube's Big Stuff 50 Mods

Sdkfz 223 Molds are in great shape $200 plus shipping. Here is the build http://www.warbird-photos.com/gpxd/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=35760&hilit=sdkfz+223 https://photos.smugmug.com/My-First-Gallery/i-C8kr2mh/0/e756d999/M/000_1110-M.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/My-First-Gallery/i-gFL2p7s/0/160f3b88/M/0...
by pickelhaube
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/6 ITEMS
Replies: 100
Views: 24796

Re: 1/6 ITEMS

Very nice mod.

:D
by pickelhaube
Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 Scale M-4A3E8 The Easy 8 Info Needed On Tracks
Replies: 18
Views: 2538

Re: 1/18 Scale M-4A3E8 The Easy 8 Info Needed On Tracks

Hey Guys, I have ordered a couple of sets of Pershing tracks from China I guess they put them on a slow boat FROM China and they should be here in a months time. Actually maybe a couple of weeks I ordered them 2 weeks ago . If they work and look good, these will be the tracks that I will supply with...
by pickelhaube
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !
Replies: 484
Views: 139981

Re: 1/18th Scale Mi-24 Hind In Production !

Back set of temps came out great as well It took me over 6 days of work !! I hope that the time saved will be worth a weeks worth of work. https://photos.smugmug.com/HIND/i-4Csms6f/0/1f3f5f25/L/000_1742-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/HIND/i-R52j2hd/0/de27fa7a/L/000_1743-L.jpg https://photos.smugmu...