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TAM 4500 DV
« on: January 12, 2023, 07:04:34 PM »
This truck was made in former Yugoslavia, it has it use in military and in civil purposes as well. It was made in TAM factory ( Tvornica Avtomobilov Maribor, now Slovenia ) and it was an Magirus-Deutz design produced by lycence. It has 4 cylinder air cooled diesel engine 85 Hp, it could carry 4.5 tons load on road and 2.5 tons off road, it has all wheel drive. There was many variants of this truck made ( variants such as 2x4 and with many different carrier variants, later on with V6 engine ) this model is build mostly for military with a winch mounted in front.



This is testing of TriglavModels resin 3D printed kit, 1/35 scale, by this I would like to thank TriglavModels for provided model.



First I started with chassis, after cleaning started the build. It need a lot of dry fittings, have to pay a lot of attention to be sure of parts gluing place, I suggest you go only one at the time, but the parts are surprisingly good fitting ( well designed ). Due to accuracy the parts are very thick and fragile, I learned on the hard way, managed to broke a few pieces but nothing too bad, all easy repair ( my fault, didn't pay attention on manufacturer warning about this... )



Here is the progress so far

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2023, 10:20:34 AM »
Good to see it, so Triglav is still alive? They contact me many years ago, the need some data about M-60 armor vehicle.

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2023, 09:44:45 AM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2023, 05:25:49 PM »
Thank you !

The chassis is done, I only added a few pipes made of brass wire of my own  ( except the exhaust pipe, it's given in the set as brass wire only job was to cut it on size, measures are given in the instructions ) the only " big " scratch are the cardan shafts, they were not in the test speciment of the kit but will be provided in kit. About the kit I can say so far so good

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2023, 06:17:16 PM »
Detailed work at all

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2023, 07:15:40 PM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2023, 12:39:03 AM »
Thank you friends !

The chassis had it basic paint, there was two types of painting on these trucks. There was military olive and black, this time I go with the black to made a little contrast on this vehicle. Exhaust paint and weathering is still to come. The cab is completed, painted and weathered, assembly is the next step

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2023, 09:19:55 AM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2023, 12:08:13 PM »
I see this will look like real!!

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2023, 01:23:01 AM »
Thank you for your kind words friends !

The basic paint on the cab is on, some fine touches are still needed and the weathering is still to come....

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2023, 05:07:16 AM »
So good color match!! And this progress fast, nice to see that ;)

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2023, 07:32:26 AM »
Very nice !

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2023, 08:08:09 PM »
Thank you friends !

The cab is now weathered and dusted, now it looks to me more like a barn find not and vehicle in use, I think I overdone the dust but it stays now at it is....But I like it actually

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2023, 05:17:17 AM »
A week on terrain and it definitely look like that- good work!!

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2023, 10:08:28 AM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2023, 07:38:05 PM »
Finally got some time for modeling. The cargo part of the truck is done, canvas made from newspaper a few scrath details added beside the parts provided in the box. Not to hard to assembly, parts fit good easy to put together

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2023, 05:47:07 AM »
Newspaper act perfectly here!!!

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2023, 07:51:17 AM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2023, 04:51:22 PM »
Thank you friends !

I made the ladder on the rear, the basic paint is on, highlighted the details with oil paint, more to come soon !

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2023, 06:11:18 AM »
Amazing work!!

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2023, 10:08:10 AM »
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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2023, 12:11:29 PM »
Thank you !

The cargo part of the truck is joined on the chassis with the cab, the wheels are on and before the last assembly/weathering I fixed it to the base I made to prevent any damage during the last touches.... Soon it will be finished, at least I hope so..... Cheers !

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2023, 02:14:49 PM »
 :-clap :-clap :-clap

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Re: TAM 4500 DV
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2023, 10:32:46 AM »
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