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Italian Campaign 1943-1945
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 - 02:50 PM UTC
Thank you, Bryan! It was my pleasure!
Chaman911
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Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 - 09:58 AM UTC
Great campaign! Thanks for running the show Gaza!
Mrclark7
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Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:48 AM UTC

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Gary- I got them uploaded.

A lot of nice stuff has been posted.

Awesome rail gun Shell Bush. Would love to try and build it. But, no where to put it. Thats what keeps me away from choppers also.



Do what I did and put yourself a cot in the basement. Your bed is probably big enough to hold the model even if you are married, and your wife/SO will appreciate that it doesn't snore or pass gas during the night.



lol, maybe she would let me put it one the back lid of the toilet between the towels and soap.
brekinapez
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Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019 - 08:37 AM UTC

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Gary- I got them uploaded.

A lot of nice stuff has been posted.

Awesome rail gun Shell Bush. Would love to try and build it. But, no where to put it. Thats what keeps me away from choppers also.



Do what I did and put yourself a cot in the basement. Your bed is probably big enough to hold the model even if you are married, and your wife/SO will appreciate that it doesn't snore or pass gas during the night.
phantom_phanatic309
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 06:46 PM UTC

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I have built the IBG 1/35th scale Otter; a few accuracy issues around the doors and the driver hinged visor panel being too long and the fenders a smidgen too short in vertical height (and 1/48 scale pioneer tools!) The mortar tube is the post war truncated cone Dutch version, not a straight tube. With some TLC it comes out quite well. Not sure if the 1/72nd scale has the same issues around the doors and visor but the difference in the fender would unlikely be noticeable.

For my build I just sliced out a section of the door, repositioned the hinges and added a strip in the bottom of the door opening to raise them to the right height. Same for the visor:



Great build! I hadn't really noticed any accuracy issues, but then again I have little in the way of references to compare it against. My guess would be that the same errors are on the 1/72 if the bigger kit had them. I'll check when I get around to building it and see how I can improve. Thanks for the heads up.
Mrclark7
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 01:43 PM UTC
Gary- I got them uploaded.

A lot of nice stuff has been posted.

Awesome rail gun Shell Bush. Would love to try and build it. But, no where to put it. Thats what keeps me away from choppers also.
Ramanathan
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 09:41 AM UTC
Hello Gaz,
Many thanks for the enthusiasm you gave to this campaign (too) and for your flexibility to let it be finished by some notorious deadline-missing lads
And of course thanks to all of you for the support to each other and (as I described armorama to my wife) for being the most relaxing, comfortable and accommodating forum over all!
cheers,
Zsolt

ps. see you in the next campaigns
brekinapez
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 09:22 AM UTC
Congrats to all who completed the campaign.

Now I am off to finish Stalingrad, the Eastern Front, and Bandai Star Wars. Ten weeks to go!
GazzaS
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Posted: Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 08:55 AM UTC
Congratulations to all of you who were able to complete your builds!

We've had a great little campaign.

I've updated the front page, and given awards to those who successfully completed the campaign.

My apologies to anybody I may have missed. I've triple checked but I am only human. Let me know if I've missed you and we'll get it fixed.

Hurrah!

Gaz
petbat
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:04 PM UTC
Excellent Shell. A fantastic build. Glad to see you made the finish line.
GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:01 PM UTC
Congratulations, Shell! Love it! What an impressive display of a mighty artillery piece.

Well done!

Gaz
brekinapez
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 08:35 PM UTC
Okay, with only about 2 1/2 hours until it is Sunday on Baker Island, I call Annie done. She is still a bit shiny from the last top coat, and there may be some touch-ups to do but for now she is complete. Looking at another build I found online which was for the Trumpeter version, I have found some missing items I plan to recreate and add on later on, as well as building/painting the crew and making a base. The Peddinghaus decals were a bit thick, so I need to hit them a few more times with setting solution as well. Also, as predicted, I broke off quite a few small pieces...most of them during the last few hours.







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GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 05:46 PM UTC

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Gary- Well here it is skidding into the finish line. I went with gray. I will still try doing some weathering tomorrow. Hopefully its good enough for the end.



Kelly,
Don't forget to submit a photo or two to the Gallery when you're ready!
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GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 05:44 PM UTC
Zon,
Great job on your M10! The crew adds a lot to the finish!

Congratulations on successfully completing the campaign... you sound busy...lol!
zontar
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 04:49 PM UTC
LapMan: your M10 looks the business! I like it more than I like my own. Nice work.

Lukas: fine job on the Wespe. very crisp.

Peter: I love your M3. The colors are awesome and nice job on the weathering.

Happy Modeling,
Zon
zontar
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 04:39 PM UTC
Aloha All,

Shell: nice work on ol' Annie. Big one that is.

Zsolt: the Chaffee looks awesome. I really like the subtlety of the weathering. Nice work.

Raj: congratulations on finishing. Looks great.

Kelly: you got this! Just bring it home.

Gaz: thank you so much for the extension and for such a great campaign.

Still needs a flat coat, but otherwise will call this one done. My first time completing figures in 1/35th scale. they are OK by me, but there is MUCH room for improvement. Really struggled to get them in position as well. I had test fit them somewhat and it seemed pretty good, but had a devil of a time getting them in there at all at the end. Oh well.

















Now, I'll finish up MBT, then it's back to Stalingrad!!

Happy Modeling,
Zon
Mrclark7
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 03:58 PM UTC
Gary- Well here it is skidding into the finish line. I went with gray. I will still try doing some weathering tomorrow. Hopefully its good enough for the end.



GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:54 PM UTC
You're not far from done, Kelly! What color did you use for the body?
Mrclark7
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:41 PM UTC
trying to do the paint right now. Not sure if I want to stay this color. Although its not done with the coats. But I think I will go gray with it after all.

GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:59 AM UTC
Congratulations Raj, Stolch looks great! And I reckon subtle weathering is fine. I'm glad you were able to complete it.

Gaz
petbat
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 09:53 AM UTC
Really nicely done Raj.
iflytb20
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Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 04:55 AM UTC
And she's finished. Had to rush a bit to make the deadline. As a result I have done minimal weathering - just some dust effects to depict a tank at the end of its road march. I may revisit it one day to do some more weathering but until then she stays as it is.






Thanks a lot for the Campaign Gaz. See you in the next one

PS: I'll post pics in the gallery asap
GazzaS
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019 - 08:35 PM UTC

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Im going to be coming in skidding. time has been very hard for me to find for this.



I have faith in you, Kelly!
Mrclark7
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Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019 - 05:05 PM UTC
Im going to be coming in skidding. time has been very hard for me to find for this.