I thought I was kind of low-balling but it turns out I might have over paid. I have never been afraid of an army restoration project and have done lots of 40K stuff that was severely used. This was going to be a massive project.
|Here are three of seven PzIV F1, F2 and G that were in the lot. Most had very heavy paint with the looks of 2-3 repaints. Many had damage that needed repairing. All were very poorly assembled. The tank in the middle is featured in the pictures below.|
|A few more hours of soaking and a hour of scraping with dental picks give you something like this.|
|Not all the tanks were in bad shape and some cleaned up rather easy. Here is a good one with less than an hour of work compared the worst after about the same amount of time.|
|Here are 6 of the 7 tanks after all the paint stripped off. The worst one is in the upper left of the picture.|
|This is the worst of the lot after paint stripping and reassembly. All the tanks got a fresh coat of Panzer Grey.|