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Johnnych01
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Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 10:05 PM UTC
Looking forward to seeing that built Angel..... was it like a Regt planning Veh with all the Commanders around or in it ? or purely a Comms setup/relay vehicle ?

I will be going firm with a Challenger 1 BOAR, possibly a Chieftain Mk10/11 if i can find a decent priced one, hopefully a CVRT Scimitar (ideally, if I could get one, 1st choice would be a CVRT Striker, but they are like hens teeth as A Armour dont produce anymore ).
ayovtshev
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Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12:29 AM UTC
It was both, John.

A mobile Regt HQ with all necessary Comms. equipment(phone and radio) for Regt-Div communication.It could also be used as relay station for long distance communication.


Antilles
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Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 01:08 AM UTC
John,
I just found Your wonderful idea on the Aeroscale forum. Well, building mainly wingy things, I do remember my short time in the Bundeswehr from 1993 - 1994 as a draftee (is this word correct?) in an Instandsetzungskompanie of the army. Would this be enough to qualify for this campaign?

Oliver
Johnnych01
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Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 01:29 AM UTC
It most certainly would Oliver, any vehicle you were crewed on or served on is fine. Hope you find something suitable. Great to have you with us.

I frequently and fondly remember my 6 years based in BAOR, Detmold then Sennelager/Paderborn.
Johnnych01
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Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 04:36 AM UTC
Angel, I wonder if I would be able to lean on your previous knowledge and see if you could start thinking about a possible ribbon ? I know there is loads of time to think of one, and if anyone has an idea or suggestion ...... its an open floor
ayovtshev
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Posted: Sunday, December 01, 2019 - 09:27 PM UTC
I'll see what I can do,John!
And will post the proposals here for discussion.

Johnnych01
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Posted: Monday, December 02, 2019 - 03:46 AM UTC
Thanks Angel, I wouldnt have a clue how to do it... still pondering on which wagon to do first, the Chally 1 or CVRT Scimitar ....
Johnnych01
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Posted: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 11:27 PM UTC
Well my mind has been made up for the first wagon ... its going to be a FV107 CVRT Scimitar, just got it sorted. Now I will need some PE for it to bring it up to spec
Johnnych01
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Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 09:11 PM UTC
Whats the actual time frame from getting the magic number 10 to the campaign being made official, I think I submitted it correctly and its been nearly 2 weeks ?
ayovtshev
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Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 09:56 PM UTC
John,

PM Richard,

GulfWarrior
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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:10 AM UTC
My apologies everybody. Not sure how I missed that. Ill have it set up shortly.



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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 02:19 AM UTC
OK. You're live!

Go Here to Enlist!



Johnnych01
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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 03:21 AM UTC
Great, thanks for sorting that out Richard
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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 03:45 AM UTC
Okay, I'm in. I believe I'll be doing a subject near and dear to my heart an LAV-25. You'd be surprised how attached you become to a hunk of metal when it becomes your home for 7 months...
ayovtshev
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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 04:00 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Great, thanks for sorting that out Richard



Dito!

Johnnych01
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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 07:20 AM UTC
Looking forward to seeing your LAV John, and your GAZ Angel..the interior scratch build will be worth the wait to see Angel... I'm still annoyed I cant get the accurate armour CVRT Striker... will still be starting with a Scimitar, then a Chally 1 ..
PasiAhopelto
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 06:42 AM UTC
And here's the kit I was hoping to get (and did get):


oliver
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 07:17 AM UTC
Now we must just start working on some 1/35 scale drawings of a South African Ratel 90 IVF or the landrover version we used in Angola.
Johnnych01
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 11:04 AM UTC
Nice looking kit Pasi, will be good seeing it all come together.

Sounds like you may have a plan forming Oliver ??

I am just waiting for PE set to arrive for my Scimitar then that will be me sorted for the first model I will be doing for this campaign.
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 12:26 PM UTC
Pasi,

I may be displaying my ignorance here (it doesn't take much ) but is the vehicle's name a coincidence? Or did you choose that name as your screen name because you served on the vehicle?

Michael
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 05:42 PM UTC
Michael, it's coincidence. The vehicle name comes from panssari (armor in Finnish) and Sisu (vehicle manufacturer). Pasi was also relatively commonly given name between 1960-1979, and it's also my real name.
ayovtshev
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 07:58 PM UTC
Nice looking kit, Pasi!
i'm eager to see how it builds.

Welcome aboard, Oliver!
Will be interesting to see how you'll manage those challenges!

As a side note- I did some work on a possible campaign ribbon.
I'm not that gifted in creative art, so I only come with one proposal(to choose from ):


It represents a golden bar with MEMORIES inscripted on it.

Any other ideas are welcome,

Merry Christmas to all!
Johnnych01
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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2019 - 10:02 PM UTC
Seasons greetings Angel, and the campaign ribbon you took the time to do looks fine to me, so I will take the command decision and say we can go firm with it...thanks for doing it. Hope everyone has a great festive break with family and friends. John
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Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 08:13 AM UTC
I'm in!

I have several vehicles to choose from that I have kits of in the stash:


Italeri U.S. Army Standard 5-Ton Truck (M925)
Italeri M977 HEMTT Heavy 10t US Truck
Tamiya Command Post Carrier M577
Tamiya US M151A2 Ford MUTT with M416 Cargo Trailer

I'm really not sure which one I'd build. What do you all think?? (I do lean towards the HEMTT though)

Mike
Johnnych01
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Posted: Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 09:50 AM UTC
Hi Mike, great to have you join our little blast down memory lane ...I would like to see the HEMTT ... and if you're leaning towards that one ... surely thats the one to bring to the table... whatever you decide on though we will all enjoy seeing the end result