Ratch

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Instead of two holes, cut a slot.

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7008 Graugrün – Khakibraun disruptive pattern over Grunbraun, applied in irregular patches over 1/3 of the vehicle. Africa, March 1941 – April 1942.

8020 Gelbbraun Vehicle base colour, Africa, May 1942 – May 1943, also used in Crete.

8000 Gelbbraun Vehicle base colour, Africa, May 1942 – May 1943, also used in Crete. Many Panzergrau vehicles were repainted in this colour; when the paint chipped or rubbed off, the Panzergrau would show again underneath.

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Welcome Chris, enjoy your modelling.

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No problem at all

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Maybe he meant the 1/12 one that was last issued 3 years ago.

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I usually paint the yellow leading edge. These decals are notoriously difficult to apply.

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Take the canopy off. Polish it with fine grade abrasives and finish with toothpaste. Dip in gloss varnish. Re-fix with PVA.

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Cheers PMM, there are about 300 figures and the whole thing took 16 weeks to finish - I started on the set at the end of November last year.

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Hardly any reference to Airfix in part 2 and none of Corgi Frown

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