Panther G, France 1944

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This is Dan's build of a Dragon Panther G, early, in France in 1944. The kit was a difficult build, and needed a lot of fine tuning. Dan added metal tracks and a commander figure from Alpine. He used Tamiya acrylics for the tank and Vallejo colours for the commander and finished it off on a base set with a sunken road.
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About the Author

About Dan Holland (Tankwarrior)

Like to build 35 scale ,mostly WW2. Modelling is a welcome relief from the stress of daily work.


Fantastic piece of work! Question did you paint the markings or use decals? If decals what did you use to get them to adhere so well
MAR 13, 2019 - 07:05 PM
Great job. The only thing I would do would be to add a little more dirt/dust to the wheels and tracks. Jesse
MAR 14, 2019 - 12:45 AM
Really nice finish on the camo painting and I like the simple base. I've got 4 Dragon Panthers in the stash and this makes me want to get one started. But, which kit did you use & what made it difficult??
MAR 14, 2019 - 02:45 AM
Decals with No2 Solvaset.
MAR 14, 2019 - 04:32 AM
As with all older Dragon kits, I find issues with the upper and lower hull. The exhaust fans didn't fit well and needed cutting and pasting. This is the early G with zimmerit
MAR 14, 2019 - 04:34 AM
Very nicely done!
MAR 15, 2019 - 04:56 AM
Dan, Really nice Panther and base. I hope that my next model looks half as good. Thanks for putting all the work into it so we have this feature to be inspired by.
MAR 16, 2019 - 02:38 AM
Really like this, my favourite German tank and period. Beautifully done without going overboard on the weathering.
MAR 16, 2019 - 09:06 AM
Thanks for the compliments and feedback. The Panther is my favorite German tank of the war and I've built the Tamiya and Dragon kits. I've got the Meng A which looks very nice. Also building a Jadpanther for a France diorama. Again, thanks and happy building! Sometimes a beer or a shot of Single Malt Scotch doesn't hurt when in the groove!
MAR 16, 2019 - 11:31 AM
Nice work on the Panther. Too bad a couple photos were out of focus I would have liked to see a better shot of the figure. Great job overall.
MAR 18, 2019 - 05:18 AM