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Fantastic armor finishes

In the October 2010 FSM, David Manter explained his 6-step weathering system and displayed his best armor models. Here are some bonus photos of the models featured.
RELATED TOPICS: ARMOR | WEATHERING
Sherman-01
Sherman_02
David used leftovers from several Dragon Sherman kits to build a U.S. Army M4A1.
pt76-01
David built Trumpeter's 1/35 scale PT-76 out of the box, marked it for Syrian service on Golan Heights in 1967, and replaced the kit's vinyl tracks with Friulmodel individual-link metal tracks.
brdm-01
brdm-02
brdm-03
After finding photos of Ukrainian army vehicles serving with coalition forces in Iraq, David updated Dragon's old BRDM-2 with photoetched metal
m29-01
m29-02
m29-03
David reworked about 80 percent of Monogram's 1957-vintage M29 Weasel, scratchbuilding the entire rear section of the vehicle and rudder mechanism as well as the interior.
centurion-01
centurion-02
centurion-03
Before AFV Club released an Israeli Centurion, David converted one of the company's Mk.5 kits.
wiesel-01
wiesel-03
wiesel-02
wiesel-04
David shows off his weathering techniques on AFV Club's 1/35 scale Waffentrager Wiesel.
sdkfz234-01
sdkfz234-02
sdkfz234-03
David built Dragon's 1/35 scale SdKfz 234/2 and modified the suspension to turn the wheels, leaving one off to show the detailed undercarriage.
Type-97-01
Type-97-02
David added detail, photoetched metal, and individual-link tracks to FineMolds' 1/35 scale Type 97 Te-Ke light tank.
To learn more about David's expertly-finished armor models, pick of the October 2010 issue of FSM.

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