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Truck and Trailer Campaign
Firstik
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 05:05 AM GMT+7
Hello everyone,
Following the thread that listed currently available truck and trailer kits, a suggestion to start a campaign on this subject arose (Thank you Cristian a.k.a Armored76)

Proposed Campaign rules:

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Updated: Campaign rules are here.
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Hopefully we could find at least 10 people who are interested
Armored76
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 05:32 AM GMT+7
Count me in!
Kanguroo
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 03:33 PM GMT+7
Hi,
Will get one ticket. I like all of military trucks with trailer and semi-trailer.
Cheers,
K.
Thirian24
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 03:38 PM GMT+7
I would get in on this. I have the Hobby Boss M1070 and M1000 trailer. But I'd definitley have to have longer than 5 months, especially with the 750+ campaign coming up.
165thspc
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 04:23 PM GMT+7

Quoted Text

I would get in on this. I have the Hobby Boss M1070 and M1000 trailer. But I'd definitley have to have longer than 5 months, especially with the 750+ campaign coming up.



Sounds like something I would be into however I agree the time span should be longer. Unfortunately I was into truck and trailer last year. Now I am on to HEMTT LHS.
Firstik
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 04:57 PM GMT+7
Michael, Dustin What time frame do you have in mind?

o.k, so 5-6 more people to go!


In the meantime, some inspirational builds on the subject:

M911 8x6 HET by MinimanFactory

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=249898

Patriot by Pascal Bausset

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=240991&ord=&page=1

DF-21 by Sampiero

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=192681&ord=&page=1

SA-2 by subjugator

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=135174&page=1
tatbaqui
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 05:38 PM GMT+7
Andrew, which scales are allowed -- is 1/72 good? Tat
Armored76
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 05:46 PM GMT+7
That's a valid question, Tat! This reminded me of the Modelcollect kits on the HEMTT and MAZ chassis.

By the way, Andrew, the logo looks great!
GaryKato
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 06:35 PM GMT+7
Would Tamiya's M561 Gamma Goat count?
ltb073
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Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:47 PM GMT+7

Quoted Text



Proposed Campaign rules:

3) Builds from other campaigns are allowed


Would a truck or a jeep from another campaign, towing a anti tank gun or rocket launcher which would be built here be allowed?
If so I would be in and by the way the ribbon looks great to me
heliman
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 01:02 AM GMT+7
Count me in!!!! I have a M1070 M1000 kit waiting for a reason like this to motivate me to finish . Thanks!

I also agree, the ribbon is perfect
Thirian24
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 01:43 AM GMT+7

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Michael, Dustin What time frame do you have in mind?



In my opinion, this should be at least 10 months. With most people building big kits such as the M1070/M1000 and also being in other big campaigns, 10 months would give them time I think. Most of your big trucks and trailers are going to be really big kits.
Firstik
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 02:39 AM GMT+7

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Andrew, which scales are allowed -- is 1/72 good? Tat

Yes! I will update the campaign rules.


Quoted Text

Would Tamiya's M561 Gamma Goat count?


Well, it does have a trailer, so definitely!


Quoted Text

Would a truck or a jeep from another campaign, towing a anti tank gun or rocket launcher which would be built here be allowed?

It's a borderline case, but I think it's a good idea, so Yes! I will also add trucks with towable artillery to the campaign rules.


Quoted Text

In my opinion, this should be at least 10 months. With most people building big kits such as the M1070/M1000 and also being in other big campaigns, 10 months would give them time I think. Most of your big trucks and trailers are going to be really big kits.

Agreed. 10 months it is.
andromeda673
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 02:53 AM GMT+7
sign me up for sure!!!!!!

This gives me a great reason to build something more unique and something that I've wanted to build for sometime.
zedhol
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 03:17 AM GMT+7
Count me in, I have an M1078/M1082 combo that I need a reason to finish.

Graham
165thspc
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 04:04 AM GMT+7
Ten months sounds good to me!

No idea yet what I might be building.


Last year's work on a tractor trailer: Converted HobbyBoss White 666 semi-tractor, Resin PSP/Scale-Link 20-ton trailer and Mirror Models Caterpillar Bulldozer.
BravoTwoZero
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 04:23 AM GMT+7
It is great that 1/72 is included. I can enter one of several in my stash. Count me in.
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 04:27 AM GMT+7
Count me in with a Quad Gun Tractor + British 25lb Field Gun!
Firstik
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 05:20 AM GMT+7
So, in the meantime we have:

Armored76- kit: uknown
Mr.K- kit: uknown
Thirian24- kit: M1070 and M1000 trailer
165thspc- kit: uknown
tatbaqui(?)- kit: uknown
GaryKato(?)- kit: M561 Gamma Goat
ltb073- kit: uknown
heliman- kit: M1070 and M1000 trailer
andromeda673- kit: uknown
zedhol- kit: M1078/M1082 combo
BravoTwoZero- kit: uknown
ClaytonFromEllijay- kit: Quad Gun Tractor + British 25lb Field Gun


Hudson29
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 06:55 AM GMT+7
This sounds like a lot of fun! Will a tracked tow vehicle or half track be included? I'm thinking of one of those Soviet artillery tractors towing one of the huge tracked artillery pieces.
Firstik
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:12 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text

This sounds like a lot of fun! Will a tracked tow vehicle or half track be included? I'm thinking of one of those Soviet artillery tractors towing one of the huge tracked artillery pieces.

half track with towable artillery on wheels will be allowed, but no tracked artillery and tow vehicles. I'm afraid we have to draw the line somewhere and I'd like to keep this campaign free of full tracked vehicles. I'll update the rules accordingly.
Hisham
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:18 AM GMT+7
I'm doing a Stryker/mortar carrier for the 750+, but I think with the time allotted, I can manage to build both.. so, if I may, I'd like to join with this MAZ 537G. I've had it in the stash for a long time, and this will be a good excuse to build it.



Hisham
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:22 AM GMT+7
Thanks Andrew. Am eyeing this one:



Hudson29
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:05 PM GMT+7

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half track with towable artillery on wheels will be allowed, but no tracked artillery and tow vehicles. I'm afraid we have to draw the line somewhere and I'd like to keep this campaign free of full tracked vehicles. I'll update the rules accordingly.



Thanks for this clarification, I'll look around for something else that just needs building . . .

You have sparked a lot of interest so I expect this will be a sure go.
Armored76
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Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 06:04 PM GMT+7
I was thinking about building one of the later Modelcollect MAZ-based trucks in 1/72 scale. Would something like the S-300 or the Smerch qualify?

Thanks!