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8 years 8 months ago #91 by Dean
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Moeggo wrote: Ah you got the Stuka boxing with the figure! Been wanting that one!


Yeah it's got a little metal pilot and dog. The kit itself only ended up being $80 but the Voyager set for it is $120 plus shipping. I wanted the Aires cockpit but getting the Voyager all-in-1 set made more sense than getting the Aires cockpit then all the other bits seperately.

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8 years 8 months ago #92 by Moeggo
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I got the same kit... but it didn't have the Rudel figure or his dog :angry:

I think I will be getting the Voyager set too for it... But its not on top of my list of things to do...

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8 years 8 months ago #93 by Marder38
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Hey Dean, Is this for you to build or stock for the shop! :cheer:
I have seen some of those Mini-art dioramas while looking for figures for my Kiwi Firefly but most looked to French
The one you got with the fountain would pass as Italian, do they come with a base?
or just the building & fountain?

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8 years 8 months ago #94 by Andrew
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Marder38 wrote: Hey Andrew,
You got the Progres Kiwi Sherman book didn't you, is there a bigger photo of 'Tiger Lil' than in the 4th AB book?
just try to work out which track type is on the front hull,
it is wearing rubber Chevron, but the spare ones look like a metal Chevron type?

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Hey Elliott,

I've had a look in the Progress Kiwi Sherman book, and there is a about half page picture of "Tiger Lil".

Looking at the photo, I'd say they are T54E2 tracks on the front hull

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8 years 8 months ago - 8 years 8 months ago #95 by Dean
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Marder38 wrote: Hey Dean, Is this for you to build or stock for the shop! :cheer:
I have seen some of those Mini-art dioramas while looking for figures for my Kiwi Firefly but most looked to French
The one you got with the fountain would pass as Italian, do they come with a base?
or just the building & fountain?

Cheers Elliott


It's the whole kaboodle, base, building etc. This one will be getting made up for Model-X with a small scene on it. Take a look HERE and there's some good ones for an Italian scene including THIS ONE

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8 years 8 months ago #96 by Marder38
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Andrew wrote:

Marder38 wrote: Hey Andrew,
You got the Progres Kiwi Sherman book didn't you, is there a bigger photo of 'Tiger Lil' than in the 4th AB book?
just try to work out which track type is on the front hull,
it is wearing rubber Chevron, but the spare ones look like a metal Chevron type?

Cheers Elliott


Hey Elliott,

I've had a look in the Progress Kiwi Sherman book, and there is a about half page picture of "Tiger Lil".

Looking at the photo, I'd say they are T54E2 tracks on the front hull

Cheers

Andrew


Thanks Andrew, I agree I have some LnL T54E2 from extratech that will work
Cheers Elliott

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8 years 8 months ago #97 by Marder38
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Dean wrote:

Marder38 wrote: Hey Dean, Is this for you to build or stock for the shop! :cheer:
I have seen some of those Mini-art dioramas while looking for figures for my Kiwi Firefly but most looked to French
The one you got with the fountain would pass as Italian, do they come with a base?
or just the building & fountain?

Cheers Elliott


It's the whole kaboodle, base, building etc. This one will be getting made up for Model-X with a small scene on it. Take a look HERE and there's some good ones for an Italian scene including THIS ONE


Thanks for the link Dean, most look to Urban for what I think I want, but there is a Farm house I'll think about closer to the time! Cheers E

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8 years 7 months ago #98 by Andrew
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The mailman dropped off a couple of parcels this week, here's what was inside





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8 years 7 months ago #99 by Moeggo
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Its that P-47 from Trade Me???:whistle:

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8 years 7 months ago #100 by Phil
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Phil wrote: Picked up something completely different:

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_...me=STRK%3AMEWNX%3AIT

No box, but since I plan on building it (honestly I do) I'm not too bothered not paying 'collectors' prices. Hopefully it's all legit but at NZ$26 it's not a huge loss if it's not.


Well it arrived today, well boxed up and all parts sealed in their original bags. Looking forward to this one, even if all the articles on the net suggest it's a bit dire when it comes to fit.

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8 years 7 months ago #101 by Andrew
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Moeggo wrote: Its that P-47 from Trade Me???:whistle:


Yeah, that's the one. I thought $71 delivered was a good price?

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8 years 7 months ago #102 by Moeggo
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Andrew wrote:

Moeggo wrote: Its that P-47 from Trade Me???:whistle:


Yeah, that's the one. I thought $71 delivered was a good price?


Ah your the one that bet me too it!! :silly: Yea not bad price!

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8 years 7 months ago #103 by olive drab
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With a wet Saturday coming I aim to get the four sets of tracks done.
Panther,
T34 1940 version.
Comet and Stug 3 G
Then get the firefly bogies fixed!

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8 years 7 months ago #104 by Moeggo
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Got this from Lucky Model $25 shipped! not bad I though... Should be a good test run before I start on my 72nd Type VIIc U-boat

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8 years 7 months ago #105 by Andrew
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Moeggo wrote: Got this from Lucky Model $25 shipped! not bad I though... Should be a good test run before I start on my 72nd Type VIIc U-boat


Nice B)

I had a brief foray into 1/350 subs, my eyes and fingers decided they weren't for me lol

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8 years 7 months ago #106 by Andrew
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Moeggo wrote:

Andrew wrote:

Moeggo wrote: Its that P-47 from Trade Me???:whistle:


Yeah, that's the one. I thought $71 delivered was a good price?


Ah your the one that bet me too it!! :silly: Yea not bad price!


Yeah, I was kind of expecting a bidding war on it. I had a quick scout at overseas pricing and thought at that price it was a bit of me :)

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8 years 7 months ago #107 by Dean
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I should have had a 1/32 Cyber Hobby Bf109E-4 and a 1/32 Trumpeter Bf109E-4 here right now but despite being sent as a registered package NZPost managed to "lose" it. Sometimes I wonder why exactly people pay for tracking options when it appears they don't actually bother doing all the scans they are supposed to. All they know is that it left the International Mail Centre on the 11th but after that they have no idea where it went. Surely registered mail should be scanned in and out of every vehicle and building along the way.

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8 years 7 months ago #108 by Grant
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I just got this. First armour kit I've built (other than a 1/72 tank I dimly remember building as a kid). I think i'll build this once I finish the 190. :)

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8 years 7 months ago #109 by RED
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cant wait to see this one started (have just started my lav III)

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8 years 7 months ago #110 by charlieboy
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RED wrote: cant wait to see this one started (have just started my lav III)


is it a trumpeter kit!! i made a lav r the one with the hiab crane on the back? it was a lovely kit to build no fit issues at all

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8 years 7 months ago #111 by RED
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yeah mate its a Trumpeter, will start a thread in the build section soon (my desktop fell apart on me so using a very old lap top at the moment) ;)

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8 years 7 months ago - 8 years 7 months ago #112 by charlieboy
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oops wrong place
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8 years 7 months ago #113 by RossMack
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I can play.

I had a rather fun week on Evilbay earlier this month.
These all arrived the same day:



Incl. this blast-from-the-past:



and a second of this (because it was w/out box and cheap):



All that remains is the PETG arriving Monday and I'll be vac-forming canopies like a berserker.
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8 years 7 months ago - 8 years 7 months ago #114 by Dean
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Latest additions : The boring ones ( boring as I already have two of each - but there is a reason, I need the FlaKs for an Sd.Kfz.9 FlaK-FAMO and a Vomag FlaK 37 as well as one other possible project and the StuH42 completes one part of the StuG diorama ).



Half and half, trailer is a bit of a non event as I already have three but I have a lot of Sd.Kfz.7/2s to fit out and a Bronco Sd.Kfz.6/2 on pre-order. And the Sd.Kfz.10, I mean who wouldn't by one.



Some StuG bits from Panzer Art, some PE weld marks as I want to give them a try, and some other small bits to go in the StuG diorama pile.





And last but not least, picked up at Gordon Harris in Hamilton yesterday, 000 and a 00000 red sable brush and a Rotring 0.2mm pen. At $30 a pop the brushes aren't cheap but they are worth it when you paint figures. Ditto the Rotring which is good for doing eyeballs and insignia details.


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8 years 7 months ago #115 by Bishop
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Does the pen spread and stain when covered with clear coat? I've tried various ones before with no success.

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8 years 7 months ago #116 by Dean
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Bishop wrote: Does the pen spread and stain when covered with clear coat? I've tried various ones before with no success.


Nope, Rotring pens are used for drafting and I've never had a problem with the ink, dries just like paint.

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8 years 7 months ago #117 by Andrew
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Dean wrote: Latest additions : The boring ones ( boring as I already have two of each - but there is a reason, I need the FlaKs for an Sd.Kfz.9 FlaK-FAMO and a Vomag FlaK 37 as well as one other possible project and the StuH42 completes one part of the StuG diorama ).



Half and half, trailer is a bit of a non event as I already have three but I have a lot of Sd.Kfz.7/2s to fit out and a Bronco Sd.Kfz.6/2 on pre-order. And the Sd.Kfz.10, I mean who wouldn't by one.



Some StuG bits from Panzer Art, some PE weld marks as I want to give them a try, and some other small bits to go in the StuG diorama pile.





And last but not least, picked up at Gordon Harris in Hamilton yesterday, 000 and a 00000 red sable brush and a Rotring 0.2mm pen. At $30 a pop the brushes aren't cheap but they are worth it when you paint figures. Ditto the Rotring which is good for doing eyeballs and insignia details.


Nice haul there :) I'm expecting a couple of parcels this week including a 10/5 for myself :woohoo:

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8 years 7 months ago - 8 years 7 months ago #118 by Andrew
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Here's the latest additions to the stash :woohoo:


















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8 years 7 months ago #119 by Andrew
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And one more


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8 years 7 months ago #120 by Dean
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Andrew wrote: And one more




My wife calls me a curmudgeon. I haven't looked it up but I assume it means "fun loving and free spirited" or some such twaddle. I inform and perform over at www.militarymodels.co.nz and stick my oar in here as well. My passion is WWII 1/35 armour but I'm coming around to liking the odd 1/32 thing...
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