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Not-Fighting Vehicles
mat
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Limburg, Netherlands
Joined: November 18, 2003
KitMaker: 873 posts
Armorama: 643 posts
Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 - 05:18 AM UTC
@ Rick and Tom, those Citroens look really great!

@ Jesper: your Matchbox also looks great, I must say that I do not really notice the lack of detail you mentioned due to to your fine paint job. I once built a 1:35 full resin tank transporter (Tatra) for the soft skinned campaign which is kind of a rip off from the M-19 and the details on that kit were less than on your Matchbox kit.

Matthijs
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,895 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 - 02:35 PM UTC
Thanks for the kind words, Mat. Much appreciated.

Compared to its age and scale it is a fine kit - and fun to build.
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
KitMaker: 1,138 posts
Armorama: 653 posts
Posted: Thursday, September 08, 2011 - 08:18 PM UTC
Progress update. Chinese 50t tank transporter, frame assembly finished.


mat
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Limburg, Netherlands
Joined: November 18, 2003
KitMaker: 873 posts
Armorama: 643 posts
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011 - 04:22 AM UTC
Hi eMan,

looking really nice. I was wondering, are this all normal kit parts? I ask because it looks pretty well detailed for an "older" Trumpeter kit. I think this one might make its way to my wish list

Matthijs
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MODELGEEK
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Budapest, Hungary
Joined: February 01, 2005
KitMaker: 2,304 posts
Armorama: 1,656 posts
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011 - 06:53 AM UTC
Trumpeter FAMO on the way...


Getting ready








Needs some filters, some scratches and some dust...

Ruffus
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Guatemala
Joined: April 12, 2005
KitMaker: 343 posts
Armorama: 223 posts
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011 - 11:29 AM UTC
So? is this campaign over?

Regards

Byron
GaryKato
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California, United States
Joined: December 06, 2004
KitMaker: 3,646 posts
Armorama: 2,666 posts
Posted: Friday, September 09, 2011 - 02:52 PM UTC

Quoted Text

So? is this campaign over?

Regards

Byron



No, the campaign ends 9/30.
Delbert
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: October 05, 2002
KitMaker: 2,659 posts
Armorama: 1,512 posts
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 09:27 AM UTC
Howdy.

I pulled this down and put it on the bench last night.. I kept putting it off because I really wanted to finish my hanger queen build.

anyways, I think there is still time left for my Not-Fighting Vehicle.

its the Hasegawa 1/72 scale U.S. Aircraft Weapon loading set.



Its kind of an oddball in my collection as its something I received from a family member, even thought I don't build 1/72 scale aircraft, or even modern aircraft. LOL. So this will be a good use for it.

Nito74
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: March 04, 2008
KitMaker: 5,379 posts
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Posted: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 04:56 PM UTC
Nice choice Delbert !
I had that set.. don't know where it is these days..

I hoped to get on board on this one but too many Campaigns lately so I had to decline this one.
I was planning on doing a BergeTiger (P) from Dragon. It will remain on my stash.
madmax5510
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Hunedoara, Romania
Joined: May 06, 2008
KitMaker: 354 posts
Armorama: 343 posts
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 10:30 PM UTC
Hi to all!
This is my contribution for this campaign,an 1/72 Attak kit,a small Tatra T-57 Kubelwagen:








Cheers!
Dani
windysean
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Wisconsin, United States
Joined: September 11, 2009
KitMaker: 1,917 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 12:45 AM UTC
Dani, that camouflage really turned out good in such a small scale! Well done!
-Sean H.
madmax5510
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Hunedoara, Romania
Joined: May 06, 2008
KitMaker: 354 posts
Armorama: 343 posts
Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 01:57 AM UTC
Thanks Sean!
See you soon in Softskin vehicles Campaign.
Goodluck to all!
Dani
Delbert
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: October 05, 2002
KitMaker: 2,659 posts
Armorama: 1,512 posts
Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 02:50 PM UTC
Howdy

Had a productive night and got some building in.. nothing special just a basic quick build.

1/72 scale U.S. Aircraft Weapon Loading Set.



There is the Ford Tractor, followed by the ammo trailer and a General Purpose Dolly.

The Lift truck is in the center front and the far right is a Drop Tank dolly and the left front item is a Hydraulic Lift trailer.

laters
dutchboyinohio
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Ohio, United States
Joined: August 05, 2007
KitMaker: 256 posts
Armorama: 116 posts
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 10:59 AM UTC
And here is an update from Last Minute Modeler Mark:

Parts ready to go. Did lots of dryfitting to make sure everything fits and ended up drilling out a lot of the predrilled holes. While the bike does not have a lot of parts, it does take some thinking up front as all you get in the instructions is one exploded view. Some parts need to go in a certain order for it all to fit together.



The wheels are four parts each (axle, two sets of PE spokes, and the tire). While the Tristar set has a template to bend the spokes, I followed the Hornet instructions, which has you use the tire:

1. Put PE on tire


2. Use rounded object (in this case the back of a pen) to bend the PE


3. And done!


4. Just pop the piece out, reverse it, glue in the axle, and add the other spokes. This worked surprisingly well.


And here is a picture of the progress so far: fuel tanks and engine are on. Not the best picture of the bunch.



More to follow soon...
dutchboyinohio
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Ohio, United States
Joined: August 05, 2007
KitMaker: 256 posts
Armorama: 116 posts
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 06:50 PM UTC
Just need to add some cables and then paint! This has been a fun build so far...



endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
Joined: December 05, 2007
KitMaker: 2,435 posts
Armorama: 1,256 posts
Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 01:19 AM UTC
OK, who needs extension?
I know I do... Honestly speaking I'm not going to extend it just for myself because I have no idea how long it is going to take to finish my project...
I have to wait for another "Finish it Campaign"....
dutchboyinohio
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Ohio, United States
Joined: August 05, 2007
KitMaker: 256 posts
Armorama: 116 posts
Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 02:42 AM UTC
I could use a few extra days, so the paint on my welbike will actually be dry for the final pictures
eMan
#298
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
KitMaker: 1,138 posts
Armorama: 653 posts
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 06:25 AM UTC
I needs extension, a seven days extend will be great.

REMEARMR
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United Kingdom
Joined: August 17, 2002
KitMaker: 443 posts
Armorama: 357 posts
Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 06:47 AM UTC
I've got mine ffinished but the camera won't load the pictures to my cojmputer
Delbert
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: October 05, 2002
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Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 02:01 PM UTC
I've got mine finished, but i'm having a terrible time taking a good photo.. here is my latest attempt..

and don't laugh this was a "quick build" and I left my comfort zone of MM enamals and used some tamiya acrylics.. now I remember why I prefer the MM paints. LOL

Hasegawa Aircraft loading set.. (I don't build 1/72 aircraft so I have no missles or bombs to put on the trailers and dollies.. )



I'll have to wait for a sunny day to try outside, for tiny stuff like this that seems to work best..

Delbert
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
Joined: December 05, 2007
KitMaker: 2,435 posts
Armorama: 1,256 posts
Posted: Sunday, October 02, 2011 - 11:31 PM UTC
@ Lap Man and Mark v - you have unnofficial extension (I don't want to bother local authorities aka Gary Kato with official extension) - please PM me as soon as you upload picture of finished model into gallery.

@ALL
Thank you very much for participating in this campaign. There were some interesting builds here.
Unfortunately health and family conditions did not allow me to give as much time and attention as I wanted. Also my BR52 as advenced in progress as it is is far from being finished.
So, thanks again for participating. Here is list of people who finished the campaign and earned a ribbon (Lap Man, Mark v, I'm waiting for your entries, so don't worry).

barkingdigger
BigSmitty
clovis899
Delbert
emroglan
HeyLoad
ltb073
madmax5510
mat
plstktnkr2
sfctur1
SGTJKJ
Shift911
Sudzonic
tinbanger
WARLORD
warreni
windysean
yufkey70

If you've built your model and don't see yourself on the list punch me via PM.

Andrzej
ltb073
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New York, United States
Joined: March 08, 2010
KitMaker: 3,662 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 03, 2011 - 08:23 AM UTC
Hey Andrzej, Thanks for the cool ribbon and for running the campaign. Too bad that you didn't get your BR 52 finished but if I remember correctly from your last update you didn't get very far with it. So I think you should join my Military railroad Campaign and use that as your entry
barkingdigger
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ARMORAMA
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: June 20, 2008
KitMaker: 3,648 posts
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Posted: Monday, October 03, 2011 - 09:59 AM UTC
Andrzej,

Thanks for a fun campaign! See ya in the next one...

Tom
endrju007
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Wojewodztwo Podkarpackie, Poland
Joined: December 05, 2007
KitMaker: 2,435 posts
Armorama: 1,256 posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - 01:29 AM UTC
Sal, if it's OK to join your campaign with BR-52 in condition in which it is in the moment (you've seen it...), than I am only too happy to do so! Thanks for invitation!

Tom - not much running from my side unfortunately... Family life sure is time consuming . I'm happy you had good time.

Andrzej
emroglan
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Istanbul, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: December 16, 2004
KitMaker: 1,163 posts
Armorama: 842 posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 - 06:09 AM UTC
Andrzej, thank you for hosting this campaign and getting ideas from me. It was a very fun build for me... I bet no one could have more fun than me while building my Hello Kitty AFV