Paper model of a Panther tank (Panther) G

Materials and tools:

  1. scissors, paper knife, drawing ruler
  2. tweezers;
  3. glue brushes and paint;
  4. watercolors (or pencils), toothpicks;
  5. clear acrylic glue ("Moment", etc.);
  6. to print the model matte photo paper with a density of 170-180 g / m2;
  7. for small parts - 70-80 g / m2.

Build Tips:

  1. Before you assemble the part, read the drawings and instructions. Determine the place of each part and imagine its assembly;
  2. Make holes in details before cutting out the part;
  3. Cut only the part (s) you need right now. Unpacked items in a box, and unused sheets in a closed folder (as an option). Throwing out trash after work, carefully inspect the scrap paper;
  4. To better fold the part, it is necessary to hold the ruler along the fold line, pressing lightly with the blunt side of the knife or a toothpick so as not to damage the paper surface.Better to do it from the wrong side of the part;
  5. Keep your fingers clean and be sure to use wipes to wipe your hands, because hands may get dirty in the process;
  6. wind up cylindrical parts before gluing onto a round object of a suitable diameter, this will give them shape;
  7. Before gluing it is necessary to paint the ends of the part. White crop lines spoil the overall look of the model. To paint the ends, use watercolors or gouache paints. After selecting the desired color, apply them in a thin layer, then allow the paint to dry. About markers better to forget;
  8. Take your time with gluing. First, cut out the part, paint it from the end, wait for the paint to dry, assemble the part. Attach it to the place where it should be to make sure everything is done correctly. And only then stick. Do not forget to let the glue dry.

A bit of history

German Medium Tank Panther (Panther) G

"Panther" (German: Panzerkampfwagen V Panther, abbr. PzKpfw V "Panther") - German medium tank during the Second World War. This combat vehicle was developed by MAN in 1941-1942 as the main tank of the Wehrmacht.According to the German classification of the Panther » considered an average tank. In the Soviet tank classification "Panther" was considered a heavy tank, called it as T-5 or T-V. It was also considered a heavy tank by the allies. In the departmental end-to-end system of designations of the Nazi Germany military equipment, the Panther had the index Sd.Kfz. 171. Starting from February 27, 1944, the Fuhrer ordered to use only the name “Panther” to designate a tank.

The combat debut of "Panther" was the battle of Kursk, later tanks of this type were actively used by the Wehrmacht and the SS forces in all European theaters of operations. According to a number of experts, the Panther was the best German tank of the Second World War and one of the best in the world. At the same time, the tank had a number of drawbacks, was difficult and expensive to manufacture and operate. On the basis of "Panther" produced anti-tank self-propelled artillery installations "Jagdpanther" and a number of specialized vehicles for engineering and artillery units of the German armed forces.



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