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Armor/AFV: Axis - WWII
Armor and ground forces of the Axis forces during World War II.
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Sd.kfz.7/1 Flakvierling
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OddBall84
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Joined: May 20, 2015
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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 09:00 AM GMT+7
In the movie Kelly's Heroes the ones that were used did not have straight armor shields, instead they had an angle to them down the middle on each side. Local fabrication or actual and thus correct issue?
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obg153
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Posted: Friday, October 02, 2015 - 09:45 AM GMT+7
Interesting that you were busy building aircraft, and now wanting to build something to shoot them down. There's probably some psych term for that. As to the different mounts, the Wermacht arms industry frequently altered vehicles, sometimes just at someone's whim. Then there's different companies building the same basic vehicle, but employing their own modifications. Seems to me that you have a range of options and whatever mount you decide on would likely be fine. Looking forward to seeing yours coming together, as this vehicle was always one of my favorites.
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Namabiiru
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Posted: Friday, October 09, 2015 - 05:17 AM GMT+7
Hey, Dave! Come and join us in the Flak You Two! campaign. Looks like an interesting project.

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Thirian24
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Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 12:34 PM GMT+7
This is very interesting to me, as I too want to building something like this.

Good work, keep us updated!

Cheer,
Dustin
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Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 03:29 PM GMT+7
I don't know, Dustin. So far you've only built a Pzkpfw IV and a VI. You have to build at least one each of the I, II, III and V before you can move on to other vehicles.


It's the law.
Thirian24
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Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 03:38 PM GMT+7

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I don't know, Dustin. So far you've only built a Pzkpfw IV and a VI. You have to build at least one each of the I, II, III and V before you can move on to other vehicles.


It's the law.




LOL!!

Well, so far.. I still have to finish the IV and the VI, and the Panther that I'm waiting for the campaign to confirm. So that's three kits needing finished and two aren't far away at all. I do have a Pz. III to build. Once the other 3 are completed, I'll either move to the Tiger II or the JagdTiger. Not sure yet. Lol
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cheswickthecat
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Posted: Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 06:09 PM GMT+7
Dave, frame and engine look really nice. I'm definitely following your project.
Terry
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obg153
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Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 03:16 PM GMT+7
Really looking good. That motor is very well done!
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