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Unfinished Builds 2017
Buckeye198
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Ohio, United States
Joined: May 02, 2010
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Posted: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 09:14 AM GMT+7
Thanks for a wonderful campaign...just the motivation I needed to get back into the hobby after a long absence And props to everyone who finished their builds this time around
North4003
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Posted: Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 01:05 AM GMT+7

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@ North4003
hay what sailing ships is that in the background of you Anteres Class Frieighter photo?


That is a 1/120 scale Pyro/Lindberg/Round II Half Moon. Unfinished build 2018!
Blade48mrd
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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 - 06:52 PM GMT+7
Thanks Gary. An outstanding job. Well run and thoroughly enjoyable Campaign.
Ready for more.

Mike
69mudbone
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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 - 08:40 AM GMT+7
Gary, well done, thanks
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 - 12:07 AM GMT+7
Gary, Thanks for a Well run and fun campaign. Ready for next year
Cbacon84
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 02:58 PM GMT+7
@ North4003
hay what sailing ships is that in the background of you Anteres Class Frieighter photo?
GaryKato
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Joined: December 06, 2004
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 09:20 AM GMT+7
Nice looking models!

You all should have your ribbons now. 24 finishers. I couldn't award erichvon as he wasn't listed as having enlisted. I will have to see if there is something I can do about that.

Still time to finish and get a picture into the Gallery though!

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Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
CBacon84 - Testors 1/35 M4A3
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
Charlie-66 - Dragon 1/35 Jagdpanzer IV L/48
eMan - Meng 1/35 AUF-1
* erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
Kanguroo - Trumpeter T-64A, Hobbu Boss Leopard 2A6
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Mrclark7 - M1
North4003 - Star Wars Antares-Class Freighter
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143
North4003
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Kentucky, United States
Joined: August 01, 2012
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 07:20 AM GMT+7
Hi, just completed my Star Wars Anteres Class Frieighter. It really has been sitting around unfinished for some time. Here are some photos of the start and completed model.



Kanguroo
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Vietnam
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 05:33 AM GMT+7
Hi all,
T-64A mod 81 Trumpeter and Leo 2A6EX Hobby Boss, I finished.



Thank you, Gary and all participants.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018.
GaryKato
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 04:29 AM GMT+7
Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
CBacon84 - Testors 1/35 M4A3
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
Charlie-66 - Dragon 1/35 Jagdpanzer IV L/48
eMan - Meng 1/35 AUF-1
erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Mrclark7 - M1
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143
goofmuilwijk
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: April 19, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 04:21 AM GMT+7
Close finish, but a good finish!

Just like the others that crossed the finish line: great job! And for those that didn't: there's always 2018 I know i'll be joining as well.
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 03:57 AM GMT+7
Meng 1/35 French AUF-1 finished.



GaryKato
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 09:12 PM GMT+7
You are in time!

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Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
CBacon84 - Testors 1/35 M4A3
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
Charlie-66 - Dragon 1/35 Jagdpanzer IV L/48
erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Mrclark7 - M1
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143
Mrclark7
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 04, 2017
KitMaker: 267 posts
Armorama: 260 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 08:29 PM GMT+7

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Looks good. Don't forget to upload an image to the Unfinished Builds 2017 Gallery

Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143



I uploaded one pic of all three. Am I still into the time frame?
LikesTanks
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Wales, United Kingdom
Joined: May 07, 2013
KitMaker: 135 posts
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 03:49 PM GMT+7
Congratulations to all who finished, particularly liked the Jagdpanzer IV. I'll not be joining the happy club this year, the weather's been sh***y the last few weeks and spraying in the unheated garage is no fun. And as this hobby is supposed to be fun the Coelian and Kugelblitz are on hold until sometime in the new year when the days are longer.

Happy New Year everyone
GaryKato
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California, United States
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 09:21 AM GMT+7
eMan, your AUF-1 is looking great!
GaryKato
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 09:20 AM GMT+7
The Italeri Shermans were quite good for their day. I have one of the original DML M51 kits that used an Italeri Sherman as a base. Congratulations on a good finish.

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Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
CBacon84 - Testors 1/35 M4A3
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
Charlie-66 - Dragon 1/35 Jagdpanzer IV L/48
erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143

Cbacon84
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California, United States
Joined: October 10, 2012
KitMaker: 109 posts
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 08:17 AM GMT+7
All done and uploaded to the gallery. still think this is not that bad of a kit for practicing paint apps on and even with basic painting it will turn out 100% better and as they are only around $12 they make a good test bed for trying out new techniques. Also I'd would definitely recommend this kit to someone wanting to get a youngster in to modeling as its easy to build right out of the box with a low part count so as not to overwhelm them and the bonus of the youngster being able to play with it afterwards.

I might be interested in doing this kit again and seeing if i can take parts from Revell's old Black magic M4 kit to make a more detailed M4A3

eMan
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Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 05:12 AM GMT+7
AUF-1 almost done, ready to weathering.



SGTJKJ
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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 09:19 AM GMT+7
Great camouflage on the pz. IV Drazine, Shell. Looks great !

Looking forward to see the next part in the trumpeter campaign.
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:16 AM GMT+7
ahh, It ain't logical, it's a Computer?
brekinapez
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:10 AM GMT+7
Went back in to take another look and now they are there.

WTF?
brekinapez
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:07 AM GMT+7

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Yes, the gallery is fussy. I've usually found that when it claims to have processed my photos and yet did nothing, the files were too big. Usually this means greater than 3MB, but it could be smaller. I try to resize my photos to 1024 x 680, that usually gets them down to 1MB or less and it usually works.



Mine had already been downsized, so I'm not sure what the deal is.
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 09:33 AM GMT+7
Yes, the gallery is fussy. I've usually found that when it claims to have processed my photos and yet did nothing, the files were too big. Usually this means greater than 3MB, but it could be smaller. I try to resize my photos to 1024 x 680, that usually gets them down to 1MB or less and it usually works.
GaryKato
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 09:31 AM GMT+7
Oops! Fixed.

Done
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69mudbone - Trumpeter 1/72 'Small Turret' KV-1
AgentG - Tamiya M60A1
Blade48mrd - Tamiya 1/35 Tiger I (Mid), Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III DAK, Tamiya 1/35 Tiger II (Porsche)
brekinapez - Trumpeter 1/35 Panzer Jaeger Waagen
Buckeye198 - Tamiya 1/35 Flakpanzer Gepard
Cam - DML Sherman III
Chapman - Hobby Boss 4.7cm Pak(t) auf R 731(f)
Charlie-66 - Dragon 1/35 Jagdpanzer IV L/48
erichvon - Opel Blitz
Erik67 - Revell Leopard 1A5NO
goofmuilwijk - Mac 1/35 BA-20SD Armored Railcar
jimb - Dodge Charger (Florida Highway Patrol)
MLD - MaK Meng Toyota Pickup Technical, Gans 'Battlefrog'
Pave-Hawk - Tamiya SAS Jeep, LRDG Truck
Scipio2010 - Amusing Hobby 1/35 VK 30.02 converted to a Sd.Kfz. 172 Cheetah
SGTJKJ -Dust Tactics Walkers
SKiernan - Tamiya M4A1
supplyssg - Tamiya 1/35 Opel Blitz
TMoon - Takom 12.8cm Flak 40 Zwilling
Zhivago - Heller 1/72 Amiot 143