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How to Make of the Tank Model of Jose Ruiz Part.2: Cold War Age's Tank

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Product Description
This item is a book or magazine about tanks/AFVs and/or military modeling.   Click here for sizing chart.

This second book about model-kit building by master modeler Jose Ruiz follows his guidebook about building World War II-era tanks! This book is easy for beginners to understand, and explains in detail how to make a basic model for each process so you can put what you've learned into practice immediately. This time around he concentrates on late World War II tanks such as the 1/35-scale M60A1 main battle tank, Gepard anti-aircraft tank, the Sheridan airborne tank, and the Tiran. Each build uses a variety of techniques and is painted and weathered differently. Using a large number of photographs, he explains in detail techniques such as black and white, color modulation, and more, including new techniques! Each production sample follows this formula:

How to assemble

  • Basic work methods such as shaving, putty filling, papering and gluing
  • Explains the use of various commercially available parts and detail improvement with self-made parts

Basic painting

  • Pre-shading
  • Change the light and dark tones of basic colors with shadowing and highlighting
  • Paints and special agents used are listed

Weathering and detail finishing

  • Explains various techniques using acrylic, enamel, oil painting and special liquids
  • Washing, chipping, filtering, dusting, rust expression, detail painting of equipment, etc.

In addition, a gallery of finished tank models from the Cold War era is included, and more! Any military modeler would love to own this book -- order yours today!

Assembly Guide
Date Released:
March 2021
Package Size/Weight:
30.0 x 21.0 x 1.0 cm / 540g

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