KV-2 Heavy Tank
KV-2 Heavy Soviet Tank
images by Brett Green
scale KV-2 is available online from
Here is Chris Wauchop's 1/72 scale KV-2 Heavy Tank by
The model captures the bulk and appearance of this
big vehicle even in such a small scale.
Chris reports that construction was generally smooth,
but the tracks presented a challenge to fit closely around the rear drive
sprocket. However, the styrene track lengths on the top run were long
enough and soft enough to bend into an authentically loose droop between
the return rollers.
The model was built out of the box, including kit
decals, except for the replacement tow cables.
Weathering was achieved with acrylic paints in
Chris's Aztek A470 airbrush. Subtle highlighting of edges was added using
a 2B clutch pencil.
The photographs were taken indoors under three
softened 500W incandescent lights with a Nikon Coolpix 5700 digital
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Model by Chris Wauchop
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24 December, 2002
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