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PostSubject: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:53 pm

Hi All.

Before I post an update I thought I'd show a few earlier piccies of the build




(and that is a 1/35 scale figure!)













The most recent work has been on the turret, about half of the interior has been painted



I popped the main components together just to see how it's coming together



More work on the turret still to be done yet, then I think it's time to get the suspension fitted.
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:36 am

WOW!!!
Hell Dave that is a serious lump of resin.
Looking at the quality of the resin bits, did you have to do a lot of clean up and repairs, because the quality looks quite a bit better than that of the Ratel.

Think I might just get the Ratel down again at the weekend and have another lookie....  Smile Smile Smile Smile 

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:48 am

Hey Steve

No major repair work. The grey is Mr Surfacer which I used on seams and a number of minor imperfections. The biggest pain in balls so far was removing the casting block on the turret. In the past my with my earlier BaxMod kits, it was common to repair parts or fill large air bubbles. With the new casting methods used by Chris that now appears to be a thing of the past.

Get that Ratel started Steve! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Fri Jan 31, 2014 9:11 am

Yeah, thats whats I was going on about, theres quite a few imperfections on the Ratels Body and Turret (air bubbles).
Off home this weekend so I think i should give this bugger a go.

Sorry to keep bombarding you with questions, but I believe you are supposed to clean the resin in soapy water before putting any paint down.

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:20 am

No problems Steve.
Yes give it wash first to get rid of any residue mold release agent still remaining. Otherwise you might find that paint doesn't stick very well.
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:46 am

Oooooooh! I get all goosey when I see something like that!! cyclops 

155mm mobile arty with base bleed ammo for extended range, etc, etc........

I definitely want one!!!

I wonder how many other mobile arty kits are available in other makes, that would make an interesting collection, nes pa?

Nice kit, bub! Keep up the good work!

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:10 pm

Cheers Snowy.

Regarding other mobile artillery I've had similar thoughts. In the stash I also have the British AS90, Japanese Type 99, German Pzh 2000 and US M109 & M110. Visually the G6 will stand out as the others (bar the M110) are similar in appearance.
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:40 am

Hi Guys
Add to that the Polish/Czech Dana SP gun, the Russian S2P, plus the AMX 30 155 and the Chinese one from Trumpeter.

Hey that would make a nice GB, SP Guns...

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:18 pm

After much swearing and cursing the main suspension parts are in place  Rolling Eyes 
Once again I couldn't resist putting a few parts in their place, it's starting to feel that the bulk of the build is almost done.
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:51 am

WOW that looks killer!!!! In three tone camo that is just going to look bitchy!!

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:14 pm

Cheers Geoff.
It's inching closer to it's first coat of paint.
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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Tue May 20, 2014 12:48 pm

Nice job on this one I can remember doing 120 just outside Potch in one of them - Was fun

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:26 pm

Back with a long overdue up, sorry guys.

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Mon Sep 07, 2015 9:03 pm

SWEET!!

How much does that kit cost?

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PostSubject: Re: BaxMod 1/35 G6 Rhino   Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:42 pm

Thanks man.
It cost me £75 (including shipping to the UK) a couple of years ago. However Chris Baxter has just announced that he's having to increase his prices, so I would double check with him.
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