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The Workhorses Campaign !
Motives
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 01:19 PM UTC
Hi guys!

Is there any interest in a campaign focusing on the unsung heroes of vehicle warfare?
Trucks, half-tracks, prime movers, horse & cart, fork-lifts, caterpillars etc. etc.
Any era, any army, any scale.

Basically anything in military use without guns (towed guns would be OK). I'm thinking the like of staff-cars & motorbikes should be excluded so the focus would be on heavier duty vehicles!
ironelf
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 05:05 PM UTC
Hi, John:

I think it's a great idea. I'm in. Hope others join to make it a reality.

Cheers!

Chris
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 05:31 PM UTC
Nice idea. I have a Hobby boss M4 the 8in version I sort of started (I think I only did one of the idlers and one of the road wheels.) If that would be allowable I'd be in.

Paul
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 06:24 PM UTC
Hi Johan
I have a Russian Veroshilovets Tractorin my stash
https://www.scalehobbyist.com/images/products/TRP/TRP00001573/TRP00001573_0_l.jpg
What would your time frame be my build time has been drastically reduced
white4doc
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 09:33 PM UTC
Great idea, I'd be up for it. Not sure what with but you can count me in.
Stickframe
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 - 11:37 PM UTC
Hi - I like this idea too! Maybe another scratchbuild for me...? I'd like to build one of the JCB HMEEs....(armored backhoe)....this could be the reason to do it!

Count me in!

Nick
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 12:53 AM UTC
Yes I'm in
Motives
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 01:58 AM UTC

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Nice idea. I have a Hobby boss M4 the 8in version I sort of started (I think I only did one of the idlers and one of the road wheels.) If that would be allowable I'd be in.

Paul



Can't see why not!


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Hi - I like this idea too! Maybe another scratchbuild for me...? I'd like to build one of the JCB HMEEs....(armored backhoe)....this could be the reason to do it!

Count me in!

Nick



yes! Would love another Stickframe scratchbuild
panzerbob01
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 06:12 AM UTC
I'll toss my hat in on this! I have a few softskins looking for excuses to build without adding a gun to them somewhere!

Bob
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 06:33 AM UTC
I'd Join. Got a DML German 8 ton HT just waiting in the stash.
Armored76
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 12:04 PM UTC
A great idea! I'm sure I could find something appropriate for this.

Cheers,
Cristian
Namabiiru
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 02:30 PM UTC
I just picked up a Tamiya Universal Carrier at a second hand store. Would that make the cut?

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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 06:30 PM UTC

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I just picked up a Tamiya Universal Carrier at a second hand store. Would that make the cut?




hmm I suppose if you made an unarmed version? Not sure if that is a feasible option
brekinapez
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Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 07:56 PM UTC
Would a Bergepanzer IV or Pzkpfw IV Ausf D/E Fahrgestell qualify?

If not I have both early and late production versions of the SdKfz 7 I could do.
Namabiiru
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 03:31 AM UTC

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I just picked up a Tamiya Universal Carrier at a second hand store. Would that make the cut?




hmm I suppose if you made an unarmed version? Not sure if that is a feasible option



I think it has a machine gun for self-defense, but otherwise unarmed--just a carrier.

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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 01:14 PM UTC
I think we should keep it to unarmed vehicles for a clearer distinction.
So the bergepanzer would be ok since it's a rebuilt fighting vehicle. Similar to for example a MK.IV Baggage tank.
The carrier would then be excluded together with other ifv's and vehicles designed more for the frontline.

Sounds fair?
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 07:09 PM UTC
It's great idea, count me in. I have a few workhorses in my stash.
What will be the time frame for this campaign?

Paweł
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 10:44 PM UTC

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It's great idea, count me in. I have a few workhorses in my stash.
What will be the time frame for this campaign?

Paweł



Good question. I would almost leave that to the campaign manager to fit it into the schedule but say 10-12 months or something like that?
Namabiiru
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Posted: Monday, March 30, 2015 - 04:02 AM UTC

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I think we should keep it to unarmed vehicles for a clearer distinction.
So the bergepanzer would be ok since it's a rebuilt fighting vehicle. Similar to for example a MK.IV Baggage tank.
The carrier would then be excluded together with other ifv's and vehicles designed more for the frontline.

Sounds fair?



After taking another look at the kit I have I see it does have the integrated MG, so clearly not meant for this campaign.

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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 12:28 PM UTC
Bumping this once after the Easter holidays to see if there are any additional interest
Giovanni1508
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 01:11 PM UTC
Hi Johan,

Just now I've seen your proposal for a campaign focused on workhorses. I like the idea.

I.m.o, this beautiful baby is a great workhorse:



So, if the campaign will be approved, of course I'm IN with this.

Cheers

Giovanni
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 02:55 PM UTC

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Hi Johan,

Just now I've seen your proposal for a campaign focused on workhorses. I like the idea.

I.m.o, this beautiful baby is a great workhorse:



So, if the campaign will be approved, of course I'm IN with this.

Cheers

Giovanni



Great minds think alike! I would also do the RSO
Armored76
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Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 10:55 PM UTC
The RSO is a great pick! There is also a wide range for weathering possibilities there...

Cheers,
Cristian
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Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:10 PM UTC

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The RSO is a great pick! There is also a wide range for weathering possibilities there...

Cheers,
Cristian



could do a factory new version without mud. Would be the first ever model of its kind
Giovanni1508
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Posted: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 11:09 PM UTC


Hi Johan and All,

Ok, hope others follow this post and join us: it can be a great campaign !

Cheers
Giovanni