Moved the T34/85 that I have been working on to its own post as its getting pic heavy.
Put together an early version of the T-34/85 obr. 44.
Battlefronts T-34/76 - 85 plastic combo kit is a great spot to start. Their turret represents an obr 43 or early obr 44. These things are not an exact science! The rounded lifting hooks and lower gunner periscope as well as the gun mantlet peg this as a obr 44.
The major change I made was to the texture of the turret, MG mantlet, drivers periscope covers and fenders. Have a look online and you will see the casting was really rough!
I remove the molded on grab irons and lifting hooks and light and replaced them. Many small details added; bullet splash guards, toolbox lid, spare fuel tank handles, panels and weld lines, track adjusting bolts, drivers hatch details...
...rear oil pipes, and engine access hinges.
...finally, rebuilt the MG for durability.
Bedrolls/tarps made from Femo.
All dust,rust with washed out Vallejo - who needs pigments?!
As they say, calling this one done...