Author Topic: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121  (Read 3086 times)

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - 3D Prototype 170918
« Reply #30 on: December 12, 2017, 01:19:56 PM »
I volunteer to build an early released kit in order to confirm the immense enjoyment someone would have in building this kit.
I would properly rinse the sprues to remove any hint of mold release residue. I would use my sharpest cutting tools to gently remove the components from the sprues.  I expect no mold lines would need to be scrapped given the quality.  I would use the freshest adhesive.  In following the clearly printed instructions I know complete assembly of the kit would proceed at an appropriate pace.
Multiple light coats of primer. Then diligent application of the right colors for the theater of the war I game and then weathering followed by several coats of matte finish.
IT would be my honor to do this this year.

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - Small Update 180119
« Reply #31 on: January 19, 2018, 04:05:31 PM »
A small update on this project.  Have not done so since September last year...



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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - Small Update 180119
« Reply #32 on: January 19, 2018, 04:43:15 PM »
Nice.

Going to have to start looking for reference material.

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #33 on: January 20, 2018, 04:27:01 PM »
TS1 plastic sprues for the Jagdpanther... a whopping FOUR spure kit!
We have also included upgrade options to enhance our existing Panther kits too!































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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #34 on: January 20, 2018, 05:14:12 PM »
Looks very good.

The cable choice is excellent.

Will it make Salute this year?

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #35 on: January 20, 2018, 07:04:11 PM »
Looks great.  Do these tracks fit the Panther kits?

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #36 on: January 20, 2018, 08:29:25 PM »
Looks great.  Do these tracks fit the Panther kits?

That was part of the design when we started the Jagdpanther project.  Most parts on the first sprue will fit on our existing Panther kits.  ;)

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #37 on: January 20, 2018, 11:02:28 PM »
Looks like another fantastic kit . Really like the choice for the tow cables , funny how something so simple and small can really make an impression . You guys keep pushing the envelope on awesomeness

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Sprues 180120
« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2018, 01:04:58 PM »
I don't want to wait anymore. 
Everything looks fantastic.

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2018, 10:07:12 PM »
Think everyone is looking forward to seeing the test assemblies of the TS1 sprue...
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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2018, 10:18:36 PM »
Excellent.

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2018, 01:13:10 AM »
Does it have both kinds of wooden block for the jack?

The model looks really good.  Shaping up to be another winner.

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #42 on: January 22, 2018, 07:49:34 AM »
Just noticed the lower row of  side mounted spare track links ( on both sides ) are molded as one long piece , no breaks to make it three separate links . The top row is OK though . Sorry tried to copy your picture to hi light  the problem  , but it won't let me ( or I'm doing it wrong ...again  ::) )

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #43 on: January 22, 2018, 08:17:01 AM »

This is shaping up to be a very impressive kit! Shame that it isn't possible to have the improved tracks etc on a common sprue with the Panther.

Excuse my ignorance, but I'm curious as to the purpose of the additional barrel for the Panther...? Is it to model a different variant or mark?

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Re: SdKfz 173 Jagdpanther - TS1 Plastic 180121
« Reply #44 on: January 22, 2018, 09:36:09 AM »
It's a bonus gun barrel for the existing Panther kits.

I see the spare track issue.  I'll fix it with a saw if it comes out of the box that way.