PzKpfw 38(t) – Italeri 1/35 – Modeling

I dusted off my shelf boxes found this old models, a PzKpfw 38(t) de Italeri a escala 1:35, a fantastic and easy to assemble model, here we go with the Panzer to see how it turns out.

PzKpfw 38(t)


pzkpfw 38(t)

El Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) was a tank designed and manufactured in Czechoslovakia and used by the German army and its allies during World War II. The Czechoslovak military official designation was LT vz. 38. Manufacturer designations included TNH series, TNHPS, LTP y LTH). The German name of the vehicle was Sd.Kfz. 140. El 11 July 1938 Czechoslovakia charge 150 model TNHPS, but none had entered service before the German occupation. During the occupation, Germany continued production model, tanks than Germany itself produced by (Panzer I and Panzer II were, at that time, production models and main service). When he joined the German military inventory was called LTM 38, name that was changed to Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) el 16 January 1940. Production continued until 1942. Were produced over 1.400 unidades. Some several allies of the Germans sold, including Hungary , Slovakia , Romania and Bulgaria.

For this model using airbrush, Tamiya colors and oils and washes and pigments those of MIG.
The model already had mounted a few years ago, hence the bad look

mount PzKpfw 38(t) mount PzKpfw 38(t)

After sanding and some hack happened to the first primer, in this case I use white as the base color will be gray panzer and being a dark color for my taste clear primer, although it is always better to use gray primer.

white primer PzKpfw 38(t)Once dry spent panzer gray base color applied to the entire model airbrush.

color base gris panzer pzkpfw 38(t)Once applied the base color dry we give lights, I mixed the white base color with only minimal this to lighten the color and the airbrush I apply from the center outward in the panels and wheels panzer.
applying lights to PzKpfw 38(t) applying lights to PzKpfw 38(t)In the next step I made paint brush details tools like the pick and shovel (metal gray and brown colors), secondary weapons such as machine guns MG34 (matte black), rubber wheels (matte black colors) and the links of the chain parts (brown colors) all colors Tamiya.
Painting tools Panzer 38(t)

Painting tools Panzer 38(t)

Siguiente paso, paint chains drive system, this model leads one piece and soft plastic, although they are better loose links though much more expensive, I will use the model, I use these parts to the same brown color as step Tamiya previous, then we use the pigments to give it another look.

Painting the Panzer chains 38(t)

Now step applying decals using micro sol and micro September for adherence and once securely fixed and dry I gave a pass to the vehicle with matt varnish vallejo, well I protect and unify the colors. Amount chain drives, and to simulate the weight of them and get the curvatures what I've done is stick to the wheels with droplets SuperGlue and use a few small pieces of rubber to press the strings on wheels.
Panzer decal application 38(t) Applying decals panzer 38(t)

Now the hardest part for me, simulate vehicle wear and dirt, as always use oils colors, ocher, brown, black and white, depends on the location use different amounts. For peeling paint I used red brown and technical Sponge.

Applying oleos panzer 38(t)

For the exhaust pipe I used pigments, reddish brown, black and white ash.

Applying oils and pigments panzer 38(t)

For a touch of dirt chain drives I have used pigments, to simulate oxide reddish brown, and then various shades of dark brown first, and a little light brown to simulate some mud.Applying oils and pigments panzer 38(t)Once dry I gave him a pass matt varnish to protect the oil and have started with soldier. Applying oleos panzer 38(t) And here you have the end result.

Pzkpfw 38(t) – Italeri 1/35 - Models
Pzkpfw 38(t) – Italeri 1/35 - Models Pzkpfw 38(t) – Italeri 1/35 - Models


Autor Armand C.M.