Stug III at Kursk Armor Build

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  1. B-17engineer

    B-17engineer Active Member

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    Name: Harrison
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    I'm not sure if the Kursk Armor build is still here, because I haven't seen any tanks (IF it isn't move this to start to finish section I guess.)

    I pulled off the shelf a Stug III I received from my aunt for my birthday.

    I really didn't know if Stug III's were participating in the battle till I did some research and here's the picture I found
     

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    Nice Harrison. Not sure if this build is on either. I think one other member was doing something but don't recall who. I have a Panther I bought my son for Christmas a few years back and it remains unbuilt. He never got up the interest to do it.

    Maybe after my CF-5, if therer's time.
     
  3. B-17engineer

    B-17engineer Active Member

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    I checked with Terry and it is still on, I'm the only one currently participating though! :lol:
     
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    A classic, nice choice H.
     
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    Good one Harrison,nice to see someone doing something for the Kursk build.8)
    Cheers,
    Tony.
     
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    Harrison, first your pic is of a late Ausf G with the pigs head mantlet which did not take part at Kursk, these later versions came on in 1944. and yes Stugs took part in the battle, each of the 3 W-SS Pz Gren. Divisions had a Stug Abteilung equipped for starts, do some research you will probably find the Heer Pz Div's had the same in their units
     
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    Good one H, nice to see you in and with something different.

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks Erich will do some looking after school today!
     
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    Harrison

    this still is the best internet source out there, though be aware it has had some freezing up problems and some of the links just do not work. I post this from the book section but go to fotogallerie which should have some tasty treats as well as the other categories

    Stug Buch

    enjoy everyone

    E ~
     
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    Harrison, heres some pics from a few books I have including a graphic of Divison insignia from "Panzer Colours II" by Bruce Culver......
     

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    Thanks very much Chris!!! I like the first one!
     
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    Nice project. The Sturmgeschutz is my favorite.
     
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    Glad to see someone is doing some Armour....:D
     
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    Thanks,

    What color would the Stug III be in the first picture?
     
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    Dark Yellow overall, a sand colour, Humbrol 93 or 225 being a good start point (you can get an equivalent by checking one of the paint matching guides). It looks like there might be a soft mottle also which, judging by the tones, is probably a Light Earh colour, although could be lightly sprayed dark green.
     
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    Nice link Erich!
     
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    Would any of the RLM's work? I'm not familiar with Humbrol :oops:
     
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    Harrison, check out T Bolt's Tiger I build discussion that's he's doing now. There are some answers to your question
     
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    RLM 71.... will use that then. I'll get some work started this weekend.
     
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