Author Topic: 40 years of Leopard 2,  (Read 10543 times)

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2019, 02:39:52 PM »
Very neat builds! 8)
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #26 on: May 24, 2019, 08:40:42 PM »
Finnland Marksman in progress.
















In 2016 I build the Marksman turret (Chieftain), testvehicle on Leo 1:



And check the turret in Leo 2 (ItPsv 90)



Last year I got the PSM kit for a good price.

So I do this.


The Marksman Chieftain has some differences to the Marksman T55. And the PSM is more accurate than the Takom ItPsv 90 (says Mr. Betzler)



Greetings,
Didi



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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #27 on: May 25, 2019, 01:08:37 AM »
 8)
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Offline apophenia

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2019, 05:27:09 AM »
Looking forward to this  :D
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #29 on: May 25, 2019, 08:20:23 PM »
Both look pretty good to me. :smiley:
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #30 on: May 26, 2019, 08:49:41 AM »
So, Didi, how many more Leopards till we need to change your name?  :P
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Moritz

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2019, 03:29:34 PM »
Change my name? It's not worth it. In 2021 the marten is 50 years old, then the name fits again.

Greetings,
Didi, Marderman, (Leoman)

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #32 on: July 30, 2019, 04:14:31 PM »
Hello,
the Leo 2-ItPsv 90 is ready for colour.












And Another small conversion. The canadian A4. They bought old Leopard 2 A4 NL.











Greetings,
Didi


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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #33 on: July 30, 2019, 04:32:04 PM »
I like the look of those cool details!

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #34 on: August 01, 2019, 07:35:43 AM »
Love it! Nice work as always Didi  :smiley:
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #35 on: August 01, 2019, 03:14:14 PM »
Great work! 8)
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #36 on: August 23, 2019, 03:30:07 AM »
After washing.....


.....comes the colour:

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #37 on: August 23, 2019, 06:02:15 AM »
It's a treat to see the factory back at it!

Those are going to polish up quite nicely indeed.

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #38 on: September 04, 2019, 04:07:59 AM »
The Revolution II is finished.















Offline apophenia

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #39 on: September 04, 2019, 04:38:07 AM »
Very nice  :smiley:  And squeeky clean  :D
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #40 on: September 04, 2019, 05:27:30 AM »
I like the blue bits.

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #41 on: September 04, 2019, 12:53:57 PM »
Good one, Marderman! :smiley:
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #42 on: September 05, 2019, 02:17:05 AM »
 :smiley:
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Offline Marderman

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #43 on: September 07, 2019, 10:29:22 PM »
And another Leopard is "ready for take-off". Canadian A4 (Ex-NL).  My Leo 2 No. 23.  It is the old Italeri/Revell-Kit.


















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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #44 on: September 08, 2019, 06:10:41 AM »
Very nice  :smiley:  Those ex-NL Leos are usually referred to as 2A4s (or 2A4Ms) in Canadian service.
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #45 on: September 13, 2019, 10:35:29 PM »
Leo 2 A4 NO ist ready. Only the "Nickname" on the turret. I need letter-decals.



The decals are left over from other kits.













DSC_8643 by Diethelm Berlage, auf Flickr

DSC_8642 by Diethelm Berlage, auf Flickr




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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #46 on: September 13, 2019, 11:50:28 PM »
Hi Marderman,

I see you have been busy showing some of your Leopard models at Modellbauausstellung des PMC Fritzlar-Homberg e.V.

(click on image or html to view at modellversium.de)


Good to see your work on the display table!
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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #47 on: September 14, 2019, 05:00:00 AM »
Really nice job on the weathering, mud and markings on that Leo 2!

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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #48 on: September 15, 2019, 03:03:10 AM »
Hello friends, this weekend I am at a modelshow, I show pictures of my collection.













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Re: 40 years of Leopard 2,
« Reply #49 on: September 15, 2019, 06:47:44 AM »
Damn, that's quite impressive work.