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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian23 Apr 2021 12:06 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Many 15mm and larger tank models come with the option to pose a tank commander figure in an open hatch. What is your preference when painting?

49% said "paint commander, then attach"
17% said "attach commander, then paint"
8% said "mount commander with magnet"

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2021 12:49 p.m. PST

Never mind the commander, what about the driver and W/O, machine gunner next to him?

In 1/72 100% will say attach them inside the hatches(doors strictly speaking) before assembling the hull. With turret off, try gluing them in place from the inside, even with the most curved forceps.

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