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Rail Guns and Howitzers Campaign
Nito74
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: March 04, 2008
KitMaker: 5,380 posts
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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 05:36 AM UTC
Ribbons awarded !!!
Kanguroo
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Vietnam
Joined: May 07, 2006
KitMaker: 416 posts
Armorama: 312 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 08:42 PM UTC
Hi,
I finished my Type-99 SPG kit at last.



Thanks to all campaigners.
K.
Scoutmaster
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Singapore / 新加坡
Joined: March 05, 2010
KitMaker: 81 posts
Armorama: 79 posts
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 08:13 PM UTC
Calling my build done:





Scoutmaster
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Singapore / 新加坡
Joined: March 05, 2010
KitMaker: 81 posts
Armorama: 79 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 08:03 PM UTC
Updates on my 1/72 "Long Tom" build...

1) Assembly in-progress:




2) Completed assembly for prepping before painting:



27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: September 16, 2004
KitMaker: 1,257 posts
Armorama: 1,201 posts
Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 12:09 AM UTC
Managed to finish the tracks on the right side. Not really happy with how they came out but they will have to suffice for now. Need to order another set to complete the left side. I'm going to change the assembly procedure by using thin brass rod instead of styrene rod for the track pins. I just got a set of KAIZEN T80 tracks for a future build and they look amazing. Just wish they made T84'.







Scoutmaster
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Singapore / 新加坡
Joined: March 05, 2010
KitMaker: 81 posts
Armorama: 79 posts
Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 11:40 AM UTC
For this GB, I'll be building the 1/72 Long Tom 155mm Artillery Kit from Hasegawa:




My start date:
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: September 16, 2004
KitMaker: 1,257 posts
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Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 11:31 AM UTC
and we are back to square one. The entire fighting compartment is wrong for an M43. So off comes the 8in gun and back to the 155. It's not glued so its an easy swap. Ain't no way I'm finishing this in time..........
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: September 16, 2004
KitMaker: 1,257 posts
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Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 10:49 AM UTC
Decided to punt. It's no longer an M40, it's now an M43. The tracks are another story. Like many others experience the AFV Club tracks are practically unbuildable. Tried spot gluing the end connectors and then thread the tracks before the glue completely set. The pins just dissolved and the track fell apart. BAD show AFV Club!! I'm still committed to using T84 Tracks and these are the only game in town so I'm experimenting with the remaining tracks (only did one half) This might work.



















Really need to make jig to drill these holes.

27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 08:43 PM UTC
and of course now I come across information that the kit gun tube is 8mm too short. I've got two extras just don't know if there will be enough time to make the change

And everything I've read thus far the AFV Club tracks are likely to be a train wreck
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 09:48 AM UTC
An overall coat of nice boring OD. Let that sit and bake for a couple of days while I work on the tracks.











27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: September 16, 2004
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Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:29 AM UTC
Some progress being made. The biggest problem will be the tracks.













These are the tracks I'm going to try and use.

ltb073
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New York, United States
Joined: March 08, 2010
KitMaker: 3,662 posts
Armorama: 3,078 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 09:11 PM UTC
Im afraid I will have to bail out of this campaign
I havent even started my build and even with an extension I dont think i will be able to finish
See ya all at the next campaign
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: August 12, 2005
KitMaker: 14,499 posts
Armorama: 11,675 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 02:57 PM UTC
Pics uploaded to the gallery, thanks for another excellent campaign, terrific work folks.

Al
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
KitMaker: 1,150 posts
Armorama: 653 posts
Posted: Saturday, August 01, 2015 - 12:59 PM UTC
Progress update of my entry, 155mm self-propelled howitzer AUF1.


TMoon
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Texas, United States
Joined: December 07, 2002
KitMaker: 487 posts
Armorama: 441 posts
Posted: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 08:29 AM UTC
Here is the photo of the painted pack howitzer.
It has the base olive drab and vallejo polyurethane satin varnish. I will let that dry for 48 hours and then try the washes and followed with a dry brush session.



Tom
TMoon
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Texas, United States
Joined: December 07, 2002
KitMaker: 487 posts
Armorama: 441 posts
Posted: Friday, July 31, 2015 - 05:47 AM UTC
Here is my start up photo for the campaign.
It is a 75mm Pack Howitzer from Vision Models.



Here is the inprocess photo from the next day.



Later tonight I'll have a painted, but not weathered photo.
Tom
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Rhode Island, United States
Joined: March 05, 2014
KitMaker: 2,834 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 04:07 AM UTC
Wayne,
August 31.

waynec
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Colorado, United States
Joined: September 18, 2006
KitMaker: 28 posts
Armorama: 17 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 01:38 AM UTC
when is the end date for this? i have started the Trumpeter K-5 RR gun and it needs to be done for October 10 contest.
panzerman1
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Maryland, United States
Joined: September 30, 2010
KitMaker: 411 posts
Armorama: 272 posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 07:55 PM UTC
Lots of interesting subjects on this campaign. Keep up the fine work fellows.
Kanguroo
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Vietnam
Joined: May 07, 2006
KitMaker: 416 posts
Armorama: 312 posts
Posted: Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 11:58 AM UTC
Hi everyone,
Plenty of nice kits are showed here, from ancient to modern.

I also participate this campaign with a Trumperter's JGSDF modern howitzer.



Cheers,
K.
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: August 12, 2005
KitMaker: 14,499 posts
Armorama: 11,675 posts
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 09:16 AM UTC
hi folks,

Progress on the 60 pdr.







Al
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 04:20 AM UTC
and the required in-progress shot. It's actually going together quite nicely. A couple of minor fit issues but nothing a little plastic card and some filler couldn't handle.

Namabiiru
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#399
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Rhode Island, United States
Joined: March 05, 2014
KitMaker: 2,834 posts
Armorama: 1,883 posts
Posted: Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 03:10 AM UTC
I just noticed that the Zimm doesn't even show up in either of my photos! May have to post another one when I get a chance.

Nito74
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: March 04, 2008
KitMaker: 5,380 posts
Armorama: 4,722 posts
Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 06:14 PM UTC
Nice work Mark !

Like camo & Zimm, well done !
Namabiiru
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#399
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Rhode Island, United States
Joined: March 05, 2014
KitMaker: 2,834 posts
Armorama: 1,883 posts
Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 02:14 PM UTC
Well, time to put this one in the done locker:





Won't measure up to the standards of many around here (particularly my iPhone photography), but for my first attempt at Zimmerit and ambush camo I can live with the results.

Good luck to everyone who is still plugging away at this one. I'm headed back to the Whole Hog campaign now...