1:18 Flak 38 - Fully painted 9-3-2020

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1:18 Flak 38 - Fully painted 9-3-2020

Post by grunt1 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:38 am

Hi guys,

It's taken me a while but I was finally able to find time and remaster the original Battleground Flak 38. There is a ton of additional detail, bolts, rivets, hooks, diamond plating, vents and more. The Flak rotates 360 degrees and has about 60 degrees of elevation. The gun magazines fit onto the shelf and into the gun itself. The optics rotate, etc.

These kits are made in house instead of Shapeways so they are smooth plastic with no grainy texture.

The model comes out next week and will be available in 1/32, 1/30, 1/18 and 1/16.

Here are some photos of one in 1/16 put together by Polish Pete. Not shown is the basket and mesh for ejected casings.

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I'll post pictures of the unassembled kits when they launch.
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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Remastered

Post by tmanthegreat » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:19 pm

That looks great, Grunt1! I’m interested in ordering a kit of the revamped Flak 38 when they’re ready... I want to make a 1/18 scale setup similar to my 1/30 scale K&C Flak 38 gun and crew.

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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Remastered

Post by normandy » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:36 pm

I like it Grunt, plenty of crisp and clean details. I had a Verlinden
1:16 Flak 38, it was a nice piece but its time to update...so I'm
in for a 1:18 version

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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Remastered

Post by pickelhaube » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:55 am

Looks great !!
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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Remastered

Post by grunt1 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:31 pm

Polish Pete painted up this Flak 38 and I thought it turned out fantastic! He has been kind enough to let me share his photos.

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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Remastered

Post by grunt1 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:34 pm

I forgot to mention that this new Flak 38 is now available here:
https://www.battlegroundmodels.com/shop-1

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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Fully painted 9-3-2020

Post by tmanthegreat » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:36 am

That Flak 38 paint job looks fantastic! I love the chipping effect... Still need to order one of these!
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Re: 1:18 Flak 38 - Fully painted 9-3-2020

Post by grunt1 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:05 am

Instructional video on how to assemble your Flak 38:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaI2P1ZYXHM
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