Tag Archives: IS-2

Zvezda – 5011 – IS-2 – Base Coat

December 21, 2013 - By:

Summary After the construction, I sprayed the model with Vallejo white acrylic primer (polyurethane), but I ended up with a grainy surface and not much adherence to the model. So I had to remove it and apply a new coat of Tamiya white primer from a can. Is lacquer based and worked better as it […]

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Zvezda – 5011 – IS-2 – Construction Done

December 4, 2013 - By:

Summary First of all, I will say that this is the my favorite WW2 tank: impressive, efficient and “sexy”. It was Soviet Union’s breakthrough after the KV tank family, a predecessor and the starting point of all modern Russian heavy tanks. After the turret construction I started to work on the upper hull, by removing the […]

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Zvezda – 5011 – IS-2 – MasterClub bolts

November 10, 2013 - By:

Summary I wanted to improve the bolts for my IS-2 from Zvezda (1/72), as the ones on the real tank are hexagonal, not round. So I’ve searched the web and came across this Russian company called MasterClub which had exactly what I needed: 0.5 mm hexagonal bolts “on a turn key basis”. I think there […]

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