Builds Desert war group build, M3 Grant mk1, 1/35th scale full interior detail.

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placed the foil panels on with superglue, then using the model tank itself, crushed the car.
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the car will be compressed low into the sand base of the diorama, this will allow the tank track to look almost in contact with the surface.
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I'll rebuild the rest of the car, in situ on the sand replacing bent wheels/suspension, stowage, windscreen ext
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I must say I'm vastly impressed by your creativity. What a cracking idea!
 
with the basic diorama slowly taking shape, it's time to test position the model in the sand.
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it needs reseating to bring the nose of the crushed truck back, away from the edge of the board so I can get the glass case fitted over it.
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lots more still to go on here, some British figures, maybe sappers for the minefield either side.
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