Builds Landrover Defender WMIK 1/35th scale

here's another build this time the WMIK with Milan


using the Eduard PE kit to go with this and enhance particular areas


the gun wasn't too good so that and the wheels were upgraded with some aftermarket replacements.
 


starting work on the chassis, no pe items for this it's a straight forward kit build so far.


the grinding off of moulded detail starts with bodywork fittings

 
adding in some pe




starting to take shape

replacement GPMG, far more accurate than the kit offering
 
the build goes on with kit parts and pe bits



this image shows the first coats of black preshade applied by airbrush
 
light buildup of preshade coats, not going too heavy on either pre shade or yellow top coat, stopping early and allowing each coat to dry.


the gun, areas like this on a model are hot points of interest, so it's worth spending time on them, here, the gun gets light coats of black to build up the colour without filling in the fine detail that can happen with unthinned paint.
 
Milan


with the seats, they get a coat of dark grey and a light wash (paint so thinned it runs) of sand coloured paint to give the impression that dust has settled in the foulds of the cushion.




getting close to completion


some late parts get a coat of Halfords primer
 

daz

LE
Mighty quick work :)
 

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