Finished Jagdpanzer IV L/70 Johann Huber (Aracula’s Kit)

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Finished Jagdpanzer IV L/70 Johann Huber (Aracula’s Kit)

Post by tmanthegreat » Sat May 02, 2020 5:01 pm

Finally got Aracula’s Jagdpanzer IV L/70 kit finished 8)

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It’s been painted in the markings of the Jagdpanzer IV L/70 used by panzer gunner Johann Huber in the final months of WWII on the Eastern Front in 1945. The Jagdpanzer was attached to 5.Kompanie/II.Abteilung, 25th Panzer Regiment “Rothenburg”, 7th Panzer Division.

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This was one of Aracula’s full kits, including the lower hull, wheels, etc. and was not grafted to a 21st CT Panzer IV. The model was painted using Mission Models paints and primer; Ammo Mig washes and weathering effects; and Vallejo mud effects. I gave the vehicle the correct spoked idler wheels and added the caps to the bogie wheels using parts from Grunt1’s Battleground Toys shop. While there are some small flaws and inaccuracies, I’m really happy with how it all went together in the end. Aracula made a great kit!

I’ve included a few more pictures below. Enjoy :D

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Re: Finished Jagdpanzer IV L/70 Johann Huber (Aracula’s Kit)

Post by Axis Nightmare » Sat May 02, 2020 5:37 pm

Outstanding!

A work of art! Well done young man!
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Post by pickelhaube » Sat May 02, 2020 6:21 pm

Looks great !!
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Post by EnemyAce » Sun May 03, 2020 6:23 am

Amazing!

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Post by cnq » Sun May 03, 2020 8:51 am

excellent work tman. I like it.

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Post by Aracula » Mon May 04, 2020 4:41 am

looks fantastic.
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Post by YT » Mon May 04, 2020 7:21 am

Great work, your weathering is top notch.
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Post by tmanthegreat » Mon May 04, 2020 10:55 am

Thanks for the kind comments, everyone! I really appreciate it :D

BTW, I made a couple quick additions to the model since the last post, including the addition of the radio antenna and installing a removable Sfl.4Z telescope set in the commander’s station. The telescopes are from Grunt1’s Battleground Toys.

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Post by normandy » Tue May 05, 2020 5:32 am

Tman that is very impressive! The build, camo and the weathering came out great; I also
like the added parts from Grunts Battleground Toys. Well Done!

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Post by grunt1 » Tue May 05, 2020 12:45 pm

Absolutely first rate!

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Post by Crimson Pilot » Sun May 10, 2020 4:15 pm

Quite real looking.
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Post by hworth18 » Wed May 20, 2020 7:01 pm

That is an amazing job Tristan!!! I'm very imprressed!!
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Post by tmanthegreat » Thu May 21, 2020 7:45 am

Thanks again for the kind comments everyone :D
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Post by dragon53 » Sat May 23, 2020 12:17 pm

That's really cool looking and top-notch weathering.

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