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KDf's Hetzer

Heres a few pics of JD's Hetzer. I painted it in Tamiya Panzer Gray. Which is not the right color, in 1943 the Germans stopped using Panzer gray and the Hetzer did not come out until 1944. But I liked the way it looked. I used Final Prep before I started painting.

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I used the tracks off the 250 Halftrack for the spares. I used copper bands to hold them in place. I got them from my local hobby shop.

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The Notck light is from Dennis (The Toy Surgen) The visor in the front is also from the 250 halftrack. I cut the old one out, and used a little Bondo and glue to put in place.

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The armour on the sides is 1.25 styrene. I used the templets from Tims site. I just made them a little bigger. I thought it looked a little better.

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The latch handles were made out of styrene rods. I just heated them up to get the bends.

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The MG mount I made out styrene. I also used styrene and Tims template. The periscope is made from a styrene rod and a copper band.

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The can holder is made of copper bands. Its two pices that I glued together.

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The exhaust is made out of copper pipe I got from Home depot. I found alot of Hetzer crews would remount there mufflers. Beacuse when the wind would blow from behind they would get the heat from it.

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Thanks JD for another great vehicle. And thanks Dennis for the cool noteck light. I cant wait for the jack set.