Stalin's namesake

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Stalin's namesake

Postby 7dot62mm » 06 Sep 2016

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This is the Italeri quick-build IS-2...

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Its many issues include a turret you can see under, totally featureless tracks which have no sag whatsoever, and of course the permanently excited gun barrel :banghead:

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I found you can actually achieve some track sag by mistreating the tracks with pliers...

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What I like about the kit is that it is of the model 1943 whereas other quick build IS-2s are of the IS-2m (model 1944).

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Re: Stalin's namesake

Postby Richard B. » 06 Sep 2016

Nice work sir :thumbsup:
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Re: Stalin's namesake

Postby laurence strong » 06 Sep 2016

Great job. :thumbsup:

Cheers
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Re: Stalin's namesake

Postby Taylor » 07 Sep 2016

Very impressive work :good: :good: :good: :good: :good: :good: :good:
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
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Re: Stalin's namesake

Postby Arvaker » 16 Sep 2016

Nice work on a classic quick build kit! :thumbsup:
The Guild made me do it!
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Re: Stalin's namesake

Postby panzerfaust200 » 25 Sep 2016

:clapping: :clapping: :clapping:
Every f*cking chicken in the room!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJCBRepFi2g
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