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Commonwealth Thunder!
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Sunday, December 29, 2013 - 03:54 AM UTC
Very nice Matilda eMan! Everybody has done great work.
IrishGreek
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 10:28 AM UTC
Not going to finish in time, but wanted to let you all know I have been greatly impressed by the builds. Thanks for the inspiration and will post another photo or two once I have the Achilles painted. Construction is almost complete...
Wolfsangel
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 11:26 AM UTC
Hey Everybody, My horse didn't get out the gate on this one.

Sal, Nice finish! The Grant looks good.
Pedro, Your Firefly is ridiculously anal retentive. I love it!
Ian, Another piece you can be proud of!
Rick and Kevin, Y'alls Churchills are outstanding. Beautiful work! Rick, I was in love with yours before you weathered it.
Delbert, The Achilles looks great!! Great idea for the camo!

Charlie
Delbert
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 03:35 PM UTC
Howdy Everyone..

There has been a great deal of work going on here and I love all the different kits and ideas that have been going on.

Once again I'll say excellent work everyone, and I'll say the people are what make a build fun. I've also learned a few things and I hope it shows that I've improved my skills a bit..

I've finished up my bit a whole day early.. I can still see a few bits here and there I need to tweak, but I'm going to call it finished or else I'll be up all night..









later
Delbert

P.S. Pics are in the campaign gallery
thebear
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Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 - 06:39 PM UTC
Congrats Delbert!!!Awesome job..

Rick
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 12:59 AM UTC
I put this off to finish the Canadian Forces campaign and then before I knew it the deadline loomed!

I have finished the staghound now with an hour to spare.













Eventually the Staghound will be mounted on this base with US paratroopers and Canadian Armoured Car crew.







Now all I have to do is figure out how to upload a photo onto the campaign gallery... again... Until then Happy New Year everyone
SaxonTheShiba
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 11:57 AM UTC
Awesome looking models guys! Really well done!

Happy New Year

Ian
IrishGreek
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 01:46 PM UTC
As promised, here are a few of my Achilles as it stands now... Only have to do a few handles and the .50 and the rear light protectors.



Rear deck, replaced weld seam:


Drilled out gunners sight:


Interior:


Hopefully be painting this weekend.
Nito74
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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 05:51 PM UTC
Ok guys ribbons sent to all that posted their photos in the Gallery ( HERE )

@James
Just saw your finished photo, ribbon sent.

@John Kantirakis
Just post your finished photo either here or in the Gallery and let me know, I'll sent you the ribbon.


JScicluna
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 12:34 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Ok guys ribbons sent to all that posted their photos in the Gallery ( HERE )

@James
Just saw your finished photo, ribbon sent.

@John Kantirakis
Just post your finished photo either here or in the Gallery and let me know, I'll sent you the ribbon.






Thanks John. I'm still struggling to figure out how to compress my photo to fit in the gallery. Windows 8 isn't the easiest to figure this out. I appreciate you taking the time to check the forum.

Cheers
ltb073
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 12:59 AM UTC
Thanks John up and working early this new years day I see
Hope everyone had a happy and safe new years
Delbert
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 04:40 AM UTC
Howdy

and thanks John I think thats the fastest I've ever got a ribbon after the campaign ended.

I had some good light today outside so I set up my photo booth and took some better photos, I hope no one minds if I post a couple of more..









Great work everyone and I had a lot of fun...

Delbert
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 04:55 AM UTC
Awesome Achilles Delbert!

John----Thanks for the ribbon and awesome campaign.
IrishGreek
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 07:25 AM UTC
Delbert,

Love your Achilles. Hope mine ends up half as good!

So, what unit was that portraying again?

John
Delbert
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Posted: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 - 07:56 AM UTC
IrishGreek I'm sure yours will be better, after all you can see my mistakes.. LOL

I just used one of the kit supplied decals.

listed as

21st Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery, Guards Armoured Division, Tank Destroyer Battalion Netherlands 1944

I mainly picked it because I wanted to try something besides the basic OD green most of the others were.. and it did turn out cool I think.

Delbert

IrishGreek
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Posted: Thursday, January 02, 2014 - 06:02 AM UTC
Delbert,

Thanks. And yes, the paint scheme is really cool and you did a great job on it. I don't feel that adventurous! I am going OD and doing a Canadian one, but away from my build desk at the moment and don't remember the exact unit.

And you are being too kind. You did a fab job and I really look at yours as fantastic! I do think we are all our own worst critics.

John
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Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 09:34 AM UTC
Hello all,

First off happy 2014 to you all. I hope everyone is in good health. And the model santa was good to you all.

I am sorry for such a delay in response and lack of communication, as some of you know I recently came back from afghanistan, and as a result has led to some unfavorable outcomes in my family life. But no excuse I will be awarding everyone who participated in the great commonwealth thunder campagin there ribbions shortly. I hope you all enjoyed my idea for the campaign and learned some things from each other and carry on our great hobby. Once again I apologize. And I'll see you on the forums.

Respectfully
Thunder.
IrishGreek
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 09:12 AM UTC
Okay, finally making some painting progress! Here are a couple shots. Been painted OD and then faded some. Still have to paint tracks and decal then weather... Getting there!





Hope to post more soon!
IrishGreek
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 02:45 AM UTC
Well, I am calling here finished. Thanks for letting me participate. I had a really good time seeing all your builds and they really helped me!

She is marked as a tank from the 5th Cnd Armd Div, 4th AT Rgmt. The serial is fictional, but probably close. Hard to get a Serial if it isnt Caribou or Chippawa and those are not even 100% I don't think.

Here are a couple walk-arounds...