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Beyond Braille Campaign
lespauljames
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Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 09:28 AM UTC
Hello all, would anyone be interested in a campaign aimed at tanks 1/100 and below?
they are relatively cheap and quick to build, and can be great fun, Dioramas would be allowed, and i would say 6 months would be all that was needed to build these miniature vehicles.

Zvezda, Dragon, and trumpeter all do small kits, and some Naval model companies do 1/350 tanks. so the choice is there, come on, join in and have a bit of fun for cheap and earn a ribbon!
vonHengest
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Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 12:37 PM UTC
Could be fun
ltb073
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Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 02:17 PM UTC
James when I saw the name of this I right away thought of Light Tanks like a h38 Hotchkiss or a Cv L3 Tankette I never though that someone would want to build an Tank Kit smaller then 1/72 scale. I personally stick to 1/35 scale so if you wanted to up the size, I would be in with a light tank but not a smaller than braille scale 1
lespauljames
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Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 07:06 PM UTC
hehe, Jeremy you in or do you need me to poke you with a stick for encouragement?
Sal, the fun is that it is a branch away from everyones usual scale, I usually build 1/48 and 1/35, adding the larger scales would eliminate the point methinks!
hofpig
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 12:37 AM UTC
I never realised that there would be so much chboice in this scale I'd be in.

Paul
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 01:52 AM UTC
Hello James,
I like these little fellows, count me in for sure.

Just you you get the needed ten participants.
Paul.
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 02:15 AM UTC
I'm up for this ,got some tiny Tigers need painting
vonHengest
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 10:20 AM UTC
I have a couple of 1/144 tanks that need put together...if I can find them
majjanelson
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 11:19 AM UTC
I'm in. I just finished one DML Panzer Korps Tiger I Initial Production, and have three more I'm building.
imatanker
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 11:42 AM UTC
I would be interested in this also,as I am finding myself enjoying the smaller scale stuff,and have not done anything smaller than 1/76th.
I would be up for the challenge if I could find a kit.
Where do you guys get yours from?Jeff T.
PantherF
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 11:56 AM UTC
If I sneezed while working on anything smaller than (gulp) 1/76 I would loose the model ... FOREVER!!!!

Too bad ... I have a 4-pack of Lindberg tanks I need to build someday. But they are huge compared to this scale as they are 1/64.

Just a suggestion? Maybe open up the scale to exclusively include anything 1/64th and smaller?

And maybe start 2014?






~ Jeff
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 12:08 PM UTC

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If I sneezed while working on anything smaller than (gulp) 1/76 I would loose the model ... FOREVER!!!!

Too bad ... I have a 4-pack of Lindberg tanks I need to build someday. But they are huge compared to this scale as they are 1/64.

Just a suggestion? Maybe open up the scale to exclusively include anything 1/64th and smaller?

And maybe start 2014?






~ Jeff


String...You think that's bad?You should see what happens when the cat jumps up on the back of my chair. Jeff T.
PantherF
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 01:11 PM UTC

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String...You think that's bad?You should see what happens when the cat jumps up on the back of my chair. Jeff T.






You can call me Jeff, Mr. Stringer or Panther F but please do not abreviate my last name.

Thank you.





~ Jeff
majjanelson
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 02:30 PM UTC
How about we just all go by "Jeff"?
imatanker
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 08:04 PM UTC
Mr. Stringer,I am sorry,and did not mean to offend.It will not happen again.Once again I apologize.Jeff T.
1721Lancers
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 10:47 PM UTC
Hi Jeff T,
at least your cat jumps on the back of your chair, mine just jumps on my back. And with 5.5 Kilos that bloody hurts.
Paul
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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 03:17 AM UTC

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Hi Jeff T,
at least your cat jumps on the back of your chair, mine just jumps on my back. And with 5.5 Kilos that bloody hurts.
Paul


Paul... That's not a cat,it's a Panther,or maybe a Tiger.Hope you have your first aid kit handy Jeff T.
lespauljames
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 03:12 AM UTC
i'm thinking 1/64 may be a little big, what does everyone else think? J
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 11:39 AM UTC

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i'm thinking 1/64 may be a little big, what does everyone else think? J


I agree.I say stay small,maybe no bigger that 1/76, And the only reason I say that is because I am not having very good luck finding 1/100 and smaller on the web.Jeff T.
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 11:41 AM UTC
1/87 is pretty easy to find, but it's a bit on the pricey side. It's HO scale for model trains.
1721Lancers
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Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 03:53 AM UTC
Hi James,
would you let wingy things in too?
Ive just gotten hold of these


Paul
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Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 04:44 AM UTC
Yeah, and maybe include these 1/144 trains I got too, huh?







~ Jeff
lespauljames
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Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 05:14 AM UTC
you fellas sure are twisting my arm here! but tbh it sounds good to me, would be nice to see some trains and stuff, and 1/144 Ac dont get the attention they deserve. It may need renaming though, any suggestions?
Micro Modelling, Mini-kits, Beyond braille campaign sounds good?

let me know your feedback fellas!

J
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Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 06:36 AM UTC
Hi James,
"beyond braille" sounds perfect.
Paul
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Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 08:32 AM UTC
"Don't need no stinkin' Bifocals!" sounds better.








~ Jeff