1/35th scale Tamiya 25 Pounder Field gun and Limber with eduard PE set

Looking fantastic!

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This gun is really turning out excellent. You’ve done brilliant work with the photo etch and it all really brings this ancient kit up to speed. Great project.

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Nice clean work so far. I would much rather build a superb fitting old Tamiya kit than a new “super detailed” kit with a bizillion bits.
J

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as you ask I use this, and it’s the best adhesive I’ve found for PE to plastic and PE to PE.

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I left off the wheel hub nuts and the 12 PE strengthening plates on the edge of the rotation base. The gun in a light misting of white primer paint.


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pe for the rear plate of the limber.


pe for the tow arm.

building up the strong box.

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this shot describes the difference between the PE bracket and the kit part to it’s right that it replaced.

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it’s getting there, just a few pe parts to go still.

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with a light coat of primer ready for airbrushing, with the Quad, starting that soon.

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This is excellent work sprocket. The PE set really adds the necessary detail to an old kit. I’m not an artillery guy but your build and others on this site have inspired me. Just gotta get through my other projects first.

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Beautiful!

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Beautiful work.

If you don’t mind, Tamiya made a small mistake in their instructions. If you leave off the muzzle brake, then you should also remove the breech counterweight that was present to balance it. That chunky square block just forward of the breechblock, on top of the tube, is the counterweight.