1/600 Scale Modern Russian Object 155 Main Battle Tanks x10.
Object 155 Main Battle Tank
- 10x Russian Object 155 Main Battle Tanks
The Object 155 was a Russian main battle tank that was built in the same vein as its predecessor, the T-54, and it included many features present on both the T-54A and T-54B. Created in 1957, production progressed on this prototype vehicle for a relatively short period before its successor, the T-55, was developed.
Some part cleanup will be necessary. The 3D printing process uses a waxy substance to support certain part features during the printing process. Although the parts are cleaned by Shapeways, some waxy residue may remain. It can be safely removed with water and a mild aqueous detergent like "Simple Green" using an old, soft toothbrush, Q-tips or pipe cleaners. During the printing process, liquid resin is cured by ultraviolet light. Microscopic bits of resin may remain uncured.
Let your parts sit in direct sunlight for a few hours to fully cure the resin.
Water-based acrylic paints meant for plastics is strongly recommended. Other paints, especially enamels, may not cure on Frosted Detail 3D-printed plastics.
Use dedicated model sprue cutters to remove parts to minimise the risk of damage to parts.
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