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Flammpanzer III

Manufacturer: Battlefront
Genre: 15mm WW2 Wargaming

Comments: These vehicles replaced the 50mm L60 gun with a flamethrower disguised as a 50mm L60 gun. They were issued after Stalingrad for use in city fighting and in close country in Russia, but as far as I know they mostly ended up in Italy.

This is one of those models whose paint-job just never really came together. The airbrushing worked reasonably well (though I still crave a decent compressor with a storage tank and accurate regulator to replace the crappy old diaphragm type I currently use — got one), but it went downhill from there. For some reason the dry-brushing went all speckly, and the dunkelgelb base darkened too much with the shading wash. The turret numbers are just plain crap. I probably should just strip it and start again, but I'm probably too lazy.