Well, here goes. I haven't done a design thread on anyting yet so I might as well start here, with something different- a tank. I chose the M48 because I like the tough look of it, the era it was created for, all those ld war movies, and the challenge of the complex hull shape- especially the nose, turret, and hull bottom. I will add screen captured images of the design-in-progess here (if I figure out how). That seems alot easier than taking photos of the real model- I am lousy photographer (my friend had to take all the decent shots of my Tempest and P-47). Here goes: So far I have the basic hull, glacis, forward deck and engine cover rudiments done. I am debating whether or not to add individual louvres to the engine-top grilles or just do them in 2d. Maybe both- paint them on but also build them; giving the modeler a choice. Any suggestions?