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The subject of this group build is to take a model off your shelf that's been sitting there unfinished and finish it.
To start post photos of your model(s) in it's current state with a quick blurb of what version you were building and why it ended up abandoned. Then blog and post photos of you finishing it!
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Shaunie's choice 11 months 4 weeks ago #1

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Well, these are my three contenders for this contest I think:



The SdKfz251 I never really got anywhere past building oob and a basic paint scheme. Which I hate and looks like nothing. I am thinking a major remodel here, maybe scratch it into a special version or just add a ton of scratched accessories/details then repaint with a winter camo etc.
(original thread www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/40-...sf-c-painting-thread )

The BMW I lost interest when I hated how it looked and broke it by accident! I think a desert repaint and a really cute lil sand-dune dio could be in order for this one.
(original thread www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/40-...-bmw-r75-with-troops )

The V1 has been sitting there since I built my first model in many years (the Gloster Meteor) which it came with. This would be a complete rebuild I think, using references to make it accurate and build some kind of nice deployment or even part of a launcher.

I may end up doing all three by the end of the contest!
Shaun
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Shaunie's choice 11 months 4 weeks ago #2

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I like the idea of a re-do of the SdKfz251 and a winter camo job!

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On the workbench:

One hell of a mess

Shaunie's choice 11 months 3 weeks ago #3

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Be good to see all 3 finished.

Depending on how the A-4 goes, I may try and do a few as well. Good feeling finishing up the kits that have been languishing.

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Eduard 1/48 Spitfire IXe
TwoBobs 1/48 T-2C Buckeye

Shaunie's choice 11 months 3 weeks ago #4

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So apparently I'm doing the BMW Combo. The boss has spoken!

Of course she only cares about a cool dio for it.. have to get my thinking hat on..

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Shaunie's choice 11 months 3 weeks ago #5

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You could do a dio with the sdkfz and the bike...

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People look at me funny when I say I own "Fifty shades of Grey". FS36118, FS36270, FS36375.....

Shaunie's choice 11 months 3 weeks ago #6

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Tis true but I felt the bike would get lost next to that big thing. I was thinking of getting a staff car and having the bike and car on the Normandy dunes in June 44, some kind of gag about 'Sir, I think there are some boats out there!' ;)

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Shaunie's choice 11 months 3 weeks ago #7

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Cool Shaun, I like your Dio idea.
Watching here.

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