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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 6 years 2 months ago #31

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well slow progress on this one, and on everything else...
(been getter ready for the next group build, but wont use this as its semi started... :P)

Aussie Armour Mk2/3 Ferret. It will need a little bit of work once done to add some missing details as well as a good thick primer to hide some of the casting booboo's.
The Accurate Armour Ferrets are a step up, but then again so is their price. (Firing Line have one as well, but their detail is not as nice as AA ones, and all their details are typically white metal).
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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 6 years 2 months ago #32

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Still watchin' :woohoo:

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Get ready for PTO GB

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 4 years 11 months ago #33

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I'm watching too! Love it, had thought od doing that Saladin with a Kiwi link. Anyone know what British unit it was from for markings, etc please?

Cheers,
Ian

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 4 years 11 months ago #34

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I think i found out when researching this and have it writin down.
Thought not back to Kiwi land for a a few weeks or so to dig it out.

Now that Dragon are releasing an injected Saladin, one will feature here for sure ! :cheer:
www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&...le=article&sid=17103

Work has been keeping me away, and my Korea theme is progressing much slower than i hoped... may have to jump ship and get this baby rolling at the same time...
Grant

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 4 years 11 months ago #35

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Thanks for digging it out when you are back.

Oh yeah, I'll be getting at least one of those too! I'm building the AA Ferret II at the moment as a QAMR vehicle - it's a luvly wee kit.

Cheers,
Ian

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #36

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Ok, while I'm in the mood, may as well revive another old thread as with the other one I'm working on.
Was going to post this in the 'new Stash...' thread, but more appropriate here, where it will be used.
This will be my next big project after K-Force.

The Saladin will be used as per the photo reference in the earlier post #23...
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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #37

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Oh nice. I saw a few of these Black label kits in Sydney.

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #38

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grunzter wrote: Ok, while I'm in the mood, may as well revive another old thread as with the other one I'm working on.
Was going to post this in the 'new Stash...' thread, but more appropriate here, where it will be used.
This will be my next big project after K-Force.

The Saladin will be used as per the photo reference in the earlier post #23...
Grant

What's that in the background...... B) could use one of them too? Haha

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #39

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Its not in the background, its a pesty insect in the foreground :P

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #40

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grunzter wrote: Its not in the background, its a pesty insect in the foreground :P

Haha

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #41

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It's a helicopter Hadley, and you call yourself a Helicopter ex spurt................ :P

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 3 years 7 months ago #42

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more like a step ladder and lawn mower with plexiglass flying in close formation,.... i've been in one of those things...... bloody angry palm trees.

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Kiwi Diorama 'The Malayan Emergency' 6 months 6 days ago #43

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Just wondering how this diorama is going as I've just rekindled my interest in the Emergency as a modelling theme this time in 1/48th. Currently converting a Tamiya Dingo and scratch building an armoured rail Jeep. Also have more Dingos, Jeeps, Humber armoured car sitting on the shelf.

Paul

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