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I have been working on these off and on since December. I just don't have enough time to paint anymore and a couple of other projects ended up taking priority.

The two half tracked vehicles are the Pak 40 Auf S307(f) and the fully tracked vehicle with the big gun is a Geschutzwagen 39H(f). These vehicles are from the 21st Panzer Division during the Normandy invasion. At the time the 21st was critically short of armored vehicles so Alfred Becker setup a workshop and lead the team that converted the captured French armor. On the halftrack vehicles the designation indicates that it is equipped with the German 75mm anti-tank gun mounted on an S307 halftrack with the "(f)" indicating that it is French based. The same applies to the 39H(f), a vehicle based on the hull of a French 39H tank.

 

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If you are interested in the process here are links back to my blog that follow the whole project from start to finish.

 

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2016/12/assembling-wwii-german-armor-from.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/01/assembling-wwii-german-armor-from.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/01/madbobs-miniatures-prepping-time-with.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/01/madbobs-miniatures-evening-of-priming.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/01/madbobs-miniatures-evening-of-yellow.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/01/madbobs-miniatures-getting-on-with-camo.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/02/madbobs-miniatures-filters-washes-and.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/02/madbobs-miniatures-some-paint-and-decals.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/04/world-war-ii-project-return-to-mad-bobs.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/05/world-war-ii-project-german-armor-mad.html

http://wargamesandrailroads.blogspot.com/2017/05/world-war-ii-project-german-armor-mad_11.html

 

 

 

 

 

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Very neat vehicles; I like the paint job.

 

I'm sorry if I missed it, but what scale are they?

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These are technically 1/56th scale which most of the historical manufacturers have finally settled on as the proper scale for 28mm miniatures. My western town of Calamity is also being built to this scale.

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