I decided I am going to try something different in here. Since I am starting a new model I though I might as well take some pics along the way and you guys can follow the build. Put up any questions or suggestions you can think of.
So I made a start tonight, firstly here is the Box before the start:
Its the 1/48 scale Tamiya Flakpanzer modelwagon. The 3.7 cm FlaK auf Fahrgestell Panzerkampfwagen IV (sf) (Sd.Kfz. 161/3), nicknamed M÷belwagen ("Furniture Van") because of its boxy turret (when closed), was a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun built from the chassis of the Panzer IV tank and was armed with the Flak 43. I will be painting it as per the box art, as they didn't really come any other way. Looks like a decent number of parts but the detail is great and very little flash. Its molded in the typical tan plastic. I plan to build the majority of the model first before painting as the glue tends to hold better. Some parts will be left off for detailing and attached at the end.
Anyways on with the build, I installed the weights first up then on with the front and rear panels. I always use Tamiya extra thin cement, holds well and doesn't go everywhere.
After thats complete I started part 3, suspension. Simplified but works well and keeps the wheels straight.
And lastly for tonight I get the return rollers build, front and rear panels on and build the drive sprockets, then to the side to dry. I will leave off the road wheels and the tracks until towards the end as I usually do, saves to much masking in later stages.