Author Topic: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle  (Read 4289 times)

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2018, 05:56:11 AM »
Hi Bridlufc,
I'd forgotten you were building a SS-25 Sickle. I have one too, ready to start, but I was debating whether to have it in launching position or in transport mode.
You have made my mind up for me, transport mode it is.
Would like to see yours with missile exposed when finished, I bet that will look really cool.
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2018, 11:54:31 AM »
Thanks Bigkev, this kit is a relatively straight forward one to build, just make sure you align the wheels for transport as they will need to sit on the deck so to speak. With mine being in launch mode there is a little bit of leeway as it is jacked up for launch mode.

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #32 on: April 05, 2018, 07:35:18 PM »
Thanks Bigkev, this kit is a relatively straight forward one to build, just make sure you align the wheels for transport as they will need to sit on the deck so to speak. With mine being in launch mode there is a little bit of leeway as it is jacked up for launch mode.

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Hi Bridlufc,
Thanks for the heads up, much appreciated.
Cheers,
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #33 on: April 11, 2018, 10:41:31 AM »
I don't think Humbrol acrylic paint takes very well with Vallejo paint, it's not covering very well and there are a few paint runs which will require sanding down. It will be all the more awkward as there is quite a bit of photo etch which I run the risk of knocking off when sanding, happy days.

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #34 on: April 11, 2018, 01:01:16 PM »
Interesting paint job, oh well, it's only a hobby apparently!
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2018, 01:28:19 PM »
Interesting paint job, oh well, it's only a hobby apparently!
Don't forget -- its only for FUN.

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2018, 01:56:02 PM »
I'll be the judge of that!!!

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2018, 02:27:37 PM »
I now have a Revell 1/72 SS-25 Sickle on the stocks, no etched brass for me, just straight from the box I think.
I quite fancy the yellow livery too.
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2018, 04:57:10 PM »
It was the box art that caught my eye first and then when I got the after market stuff the yellow in the build guide as opposed to the camouflage really stood out. I quite like the SS 26 Stone as well, but that's for anther time. There seem to be a few kits coming out in this range that really complement each other, but where do you stop?!!

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #39 on: April 25, 2018, 08:43:34 PM »
It was the box art that caught my eye first and then when I got the after market stuff the yellow in the build guide as opposed to the camouflage really stood out. I quite like the SS 26 Stone as well, but that's for anther time. There seem to be a few kits coming out in this range that really complement each other, but where do you stop?!!

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Moscow............???
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #40 on: April 25, 2018, 08:48:19 PM »
It was the box art that caught my eye first and then when I got the after market stuff the yellow in the build guide as opposed to the camouflage really stood out. I quite like the SS 26 Stone as well, but that's for anther time. There seem to be a few kits coming out in this range that really complement each other, but where do you stop?!!

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Moscow............???
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Or Siberia ???

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #41 on: April 26, 2018, 07:28:22 AM »
It was the box art that caught my eye first and then when I got the after market stuff the yellow in the build guide as opposed to the camouflage really stood out. I quite like the SS 26 Stone as well, but that's for anther time. There seem to be a few kits coming out in this range that really complement each other, but where do you stop?!!

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Moscow............???
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Or Siberia ???
Outer Mongolia?
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2018, 09:56:20 AM »
Or the wildest place of them all Bempton

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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #43 on: April 27, 2018, 01:01:56 PM »
Here is my Revell TOPOL SS-25 Sickle modelled as START-1 Space Launch System, Svobody, Russia.

Oh dear, I seem to have misplaced a window.

Hope you don't mind me posting this here Tony?
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Re: Zvezda 1/72 SS-25 Sickle
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2018, 01:22:20 PM »
Not at all Dave, the model looks really impressive, I'm jealous!! I hope mine turns out as good, what colour yellow did you use?

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