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6 years 2 months ago - 6 years 2 months ago #91 by grunzter
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1/35th Battalion wrote: Coming along nicely, but oh so much to do . . .
David

:ohmy: yeh, I know, but oh so little time... never mind I will still keep going, I just feel that I may miss the end date by a little...
LPOP front roller done, and hatches on, radio and antenna cable in.

Still need to do the following:
- Rear lockers, Front lights & horn, finish figures, stowage, and need to make up some hatch stays...
Then back to the Centurion or Dingo?
Grant
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6 years 2 months ago #92 by Tiger
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Wow Looking fab Grant. She is going to be a busy dio, looking forward to the completed project.
Looks like you have a fair bit to go as does D1. Keep going guys :-)
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6 years 2 months ago #93 by Wally
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I agree. Fabulous stuff. Keep it up.

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6 years 2 months ago #94 by grunzter
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Thanks for the inspiration, a little update on the wheeled carrier.
Going to the IPMS Nats this weekend has also helped...
So the following has been done:
- Front lights and horn fitted
- Rear lockers made and some Panzer Art resin 25pdr ammo boxes also fitted
- Carbon antenna glued on.

Also just playing with stowage options at the moment.
Stowage will be made up of items from Value Gear, Accurate Armour, Tamiya, AFV Club and so on...

You cannot see it, but I made some 2mm spaces to increase the track to make it look a little better.
Next is to finish the figures...




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6 years 2 months ago #95 by Kiwimav
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Looking great Grant
Keep it going, can't wait to see the end result

you too d1


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Lots of 1/35 Armor mainly WWII German and a few Modern British/American pieces, 1/32 Aircraft and 1/48 Aircraft. Aircraft chosen to replicate RNZAF and RAAF types through the years. Some RAF & USAF types exist also.
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6 years 2 months ago #96 by Wally
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Likewise. Such yummy scratch-built and stowage detailing. As the deadline approaches and it begins to look unlikely I will finish all mine I must admit I really want to see yours and D1s get across the line.

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6 years 2 months ago #97 by grunzter
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Thanks guys, not sure whats going to get past the line, as the line is getting pretty close!

Figures are getting close as is all the stowage.
Besides some minor tidy ups, and should get primed this week, the LPOP that is and maybe the jeep...


Radio operator. I used 0.1mm wire for his head set and mic.

Commander, added a cigarette and water bottle.

Grant

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6 years 2 months ago #98 by jimmy07
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Neat lookin fellas there Grant. Nice touch adding the cigarette!

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6 years 2 months ago #99 by Fritz
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Nice detail on those figures

In Progress:
Tamiya 1/48 F-117A
Hasegawa 1/48 TA-4K
www.kiwimodeller.com/index.php/forum/38-...zaf-1-48-ta-4k-build

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4M

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6 years 2 months ago #100 by Tiger
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Nice little details on the figures Grant.
Looking good.
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6 years 2 months ago #101 by Wally
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I love the facial expression on the radio operator. He really looks like a Kiwi!
Cool stuff. Keep up the good work.
If I was a NZ's Got Talent judge & you had auditioned this I'd be saying, "You've got the makings of a winner here"

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6 years 1 month ago #102 by grunzter
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...still on the slow road, first update in a few weeks.
The LPOP had its hatches finished and got primed!
I used AK grey primer straight from the bottle.
Jeep and some stowage and figures also primed.
I am hoping to at least finish the LPOP for Cambridge, maybe for the Kiwi-modeller stand? :P
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6 years 1 month ago #103 by Tiger
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Looking good Grant.
You can do it, 3 weeks to go fair bit of work to do = no sleep :whistle:
Be nice to see it completed.
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6 years 1 month ago #104 by grunzter
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I like the idea of taking time off to finish it, but work has got in the way and now off overseas for a few weeks...
So only back in time for the trip to Cambridge.. :)
LPOP got a base coat of Tamiya Black Green.

Detail painting started.

...and first figure in ~25 years started...

Grant

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6 years 1 month ago #105 by Wally
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Great stuff Grant. Hope you get to finish it in time.

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