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Big Cats Mk. V
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Wales, United Kingdom
Joined: May 07, 2013
KitMaker: 173 posts
Armorama: 166 posts
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 01:31 PM UTC
Thank you, enjoyed all the great models.
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:19 AM UTC
Received.

Thanks for a Great campaign!
Nito74
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ARMORAMA
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: March 04, 2008
KitMaker: 5,273 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:40 PM UTC
Ribbons Sent.

Sorry for the delay fellas.
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: April 23, 2015
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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 05:04 PM UTC
Shell,
That looks very nice!

Gaz
kunjuro
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Philippines
Joined: October 27, 2013
KitMaker: 329 posts
Armorama: 319 posts
Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 03:14 PM UTC
Thanks for the Campaign everyone. Love all the work put in these models. Really inspiring stuff
brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
Joined: July 26, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 10:44 AM UTC
And the final product sans some weathering, pending the decal repair under the folded wing (extended wing is not attached as I need to add some non-visible means of support):

This is Trumpeter's F6F-3N Hellcat nightfighter. People say the shape is off but it looks like a Hellcat to me, and most people who visit me will likely ask, "Is that a Corsair?"












brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 10:40 AM UTC
Painting and such:





brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
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Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 10:37 AM UTC
It is 6:34PM July 1st, where I am, so this may be the earliest I have finished a campaign; i.e. more than an hour to go.

My initial pic from so long ago:


And some early work:




brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
Joined: July 26, 2013
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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 04:15 PM UTC
Congratulations to those who have finished thus far; and I encourage those like me near the goal line to attempt a finish even though in reality you know you may not. Transfer to the Unfinished Business 2018 campaign and it's all good.

Less than 24 hours to go in my time zone; I will have pics to post tomorrow as it is dark here and I need the sun to help with lighting. I was going to apply light weathering but the sealing coat bubbled a decal so I need to fix that first. Other than that, she's finished. And I have learned I will either use aftermarket or paint my own markings from now on, rather than deal with thick Japanese decals that refuse to take setting solution. I am DONE with that.
ComradeMP
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United States
Joined: July 31, 2011
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Posted: Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 02:57 AM UTC
Finished up my big kitty. He's a bit different.....

The Soviets had captured many German tanks and that raised the question of rearming them. They could be pressed into service and they would not have to worry about ammunition supplies.

This idea first came up in 1942:

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"According to the information supplied to you by deputy chief of the 2nd department of the Artillery Committee of GAU RA, engineer 2nd class comrade Getman on the necessity of re-arming captured tanks and SPG, and the discussion with engineers Sinilshikov and Pererushev, we decided that the following installations were possible:

76 mm F-34 tank gun on the PzIV tank.
45 mm tank gun on the PzIII tank.
45 mm tank gun or 20 mm ShVAK autocannon on the Pz38(t) tank.
122 mm howitzer M-30 on the StuG SPG.




There were also plans to rearm the Tiger with the D-10T and the Panther an 85mm gun. The soviets worked out that it would take 90 man hours for such a conversion. While the soviets made it through the tank shortages of 41/42, by 1945 there was no longer a need for rearming captured tanks and all work was stopped.


blue print of a tiger turret with the d-10t

http://tankarchives.blogspot.com/2013/05/re-arming-german-tanks.html

but what if....





Mrclark7
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 04, 2017
KitMaker: 334 posts
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Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 07:42 PM UTC
Going to call this one finished. Still thinking of doing metal tracks, so till then no sag for now. Thanks for the campaign. Still trying to finish the 1/25 Tiger. Just wont be done here.



iflytb20
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Kerala, India / भारत
Joined: August 25, 2009
KitMaker: 259 posts
Armorama: 79 posts
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:38 AM UTC
Colin, Richard & Jesper
Thank you for your kind words

Gaz
It's a real shame I was unable to take part in the crusader campaign, but rest assured i'll be there for the Italian Job

SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
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Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:52 AM UTC
Looks great, Raj!
LikesTanks
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Wales, United Kingdom
Joined: May 07, 2013
KitMaker: 173 posts
Armorama: 166 posts
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:36 AM UTC
Beautiful 332 there Raj, can only join the praise for the tracks.
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: April 23, 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:04 PM UTC
Wow! There are some great looking cats here!

Nigel,
Your Tunisian 712 looks great!

Richard,
Congrats on completing 114. The striping is perfect!

Jesper,
Love the circle camo! I actually want to try on some German steel in the future.

Daniel,
Your mammoth 233 looks great! Love the damage!

LapMan,
Your 232 looks great!

Raj,
I've missed ya! Love the way you weathered those tracks. I gotta figure out how to make mine look like that.

Gaz
ColinEdm
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Alberta, Canada
Joined: October 15, 2013
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Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 04:33 PM UTC
Raj, absolutely beautiful work on that camo! Jesper, i love the disc camo on your Tiger I, , Lapman and Daniel, great work on your big cats as well! This campaign has produced a lot of beauties.
iflytb20
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Kerala, India / भारत
Joined: August 25, 2009
KitMaker: 259 posts
Armorama: 79 posts
Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:54 AM UTC
For starters, thank you so much John for the extension.

Due to health and family issues I've been away from the bench since December last year. This would have been another campaign down the drain if the extension had not been approved.

I finally managed to get back to the bench and got this build going again.


Got the tracks assembled and weathered.


Camo is done. I resprayed the turret camo as I was not happy with the finish. Even though there is lots of scope for improvement, I'm really happy how this turned out.


All glossed up and ready for the decals and final assembly.


All assembly completed. Let's get on with the weathering.









And she's done

I feel I may have gone a bit overboard with the weathering. Ah well, I'll chalk it up to experience. Tried a lot of new weathering methods with this build and had a fun time doing it.

Dustin, Thanks a lot for an excellent campaign. I'm sorry iut took me so long to finish it. See y'all in the next one.

Cheers
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,520 posts
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Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 04:07 AM UTC
Beautiful build, Lapman! Another master piece from you.

I have finished my 1/48 Tamiya I. I took some artistic license on the camouflage, but it looks cool.







eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
KitMaker: 945 posts
Armorama: 560 posts
Posted: Monday, June 04, 2018 - 08:25 PM UTC
King Tiger finished.




Mrclark7
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Texas, United States
Joined: June 04, 2017
KitMaker: 334 posts
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Posted: Monday, June 04, 2018 - 03:23 PM UTC
Without giving to much away. It will get the rest of the items put on it still and then adjust the track sag.

SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Sunday, June 03, 2018 - 07:18 AM UTC
Beautiful beast, Daniel! Well done
dcandal
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joined: September 07, 2006
KitMaker: 918 posts
Armorama: 212 posts
Posted: Sunday, June 03, 2018 - 02:43 AM UTC
Here I show you the 1/16 Tiger finished,







SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Friday, June 01, 2018 - 08:50 AM UTC
Some more progress on my Tiger.

SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:29 AM UTC
Looks very nice, Richard!
Chaman911
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United States
Joined: August 28, 2015
KitMaker: 257 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 08:05 AM UTC
I like your King Tiger a LOT!! Strong work on that zimm too. That looks like it must have been a challenge.