1/16 Panda Pz.Kpfw 38(t) Pt. 4: Weathering & Finish Out

Part I: The Build-Up | Part II: Paint + Markings | Part III: Whitewash | PART IV: Weathering Last time around, the big Pz.38(t) got its whitewash. In Part IV of the build log, it’s all about the weathering and the final stages of bringing the build together. The Tracks After being pulled away from…

1/16 Panda Pz.Kpfw 38(t) Pt. 3: Whitewash

Part I: The Build-Up | Part II: Paint + Markings | PART III: Whitewash I decided pretty early on in this build that I wanted to go after the last marking option Panda provides: Why? Well, mainly because I’ve always found ¬†straight-up Panzer Gray somewhat boring (and difficult to weather without it looking stupid). Part…

1/16 Panda Pz.Kpfw 38(t) Pt. 2: Paint + Markings

In Part I, I took the Pz.38(t) through its relatively straightforward buildup. Now, it’s time to paint the bloody thing! RAL 7021 The Pz.38, like all things German armor in 1941, was finished in a gray so dark it was nearly black – often referred to as Panzer Gray or Panzer schwarzgrau. Whatever. RAL 7021…

1/16 Panda Pz.Kpfw 38(t) Pt. 1: The Build-Up

Recently, I received an advance copy of Panda’s new 1/16 Pz.Kpfw 38(t) to review for Scale Plastic & Rail (read the review HERE). You can read all about the kit itself over on SP&R. Here, we’ll actually explore building the thing. The Hull I can totally understand why Panda eschewed the usual one-piece lower hull…