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Churchill Group Build
IronOwl
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 08:34 AM UTC
Hello was wanting to know if anyone would be up for doing a Churchill Group Build. do to the amout of Builds in progress i thought starting some time in 2014. just wanted to see if theres an interest. Thanks

Sascha (IronOwl)
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 08:41 AM UTC
Hi Sascha,

I have range of Churchill's to build and I think a Churchill Group Build would be fun. I'd favour a long campaign more chance of getting something completed.

If enough people get interested it could be a very informative build.

Al
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 08:44 AM UTC
2014? I might see the light of day by then.

Count me in.










~ Jeff
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 08:58 AM UTC

Quoted Text

2014? I might see the light of day by then.

Count me in.










~ Jeff



Aye, I'm up for another build by then.
IronOwl
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 03:48 PM UTC
Yes a long build would be best. I hope that this build will be fun and informative, Alan,Jeff,Chris and Myself thats four so far I think we need eight to submit something so i'll work up some kind of Build rules and we'll go from there.
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 04:02 PM UTC
Hey guys,
I haven't ever participated in a group build but I'd love to participate. I currently have two Churchills on the table right now and about three other kits minimum to be thrown together. Sign me up.
Best,
John
IronOwl
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 04:10 PM UTC
welcome aboard John, well thats 5 now
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 06:48 PM UTC
Sascha, you need ten on Armorama, not sure if that includes the person running the campaign (you). The other KitMaker sites have different numbers.
IronOwl
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 07:11 PM UTC
good info to know this will be my first so without me is 4 with me is 5 thanks for the heads up any other info would be very helpful as well thanks

Sascha
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 08:59 PM UTC
Cool, definatly in what ever the start date.

Paul
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Posted: Thursday, March 07, 2013 - 09:06 PM UTC
Count me in to.

Paul
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2013 - 01:13 AM UTC
Start date next year?

Sure, I'm in.
ltb073
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2013 - 05:05 AM UTC
Ok Churchill is 1 ugly looking tank and I don't have 1 in the stash But I guess I can get 1 by2014 being that I never built 1 So you can count me in
thewrongguy
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Posted: Friday, March 08, 2013 - 05:54 AM UTC
I've never built a Churchill, but have always been looking for an excuse to. I'll join if there is a start date in 2014

Cheers

Jeff
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 09:44 AM UTC
well if i am counted its 10 if not its 9 i am working this weekend so i will not be able to get the build guidelines until monday my time. But again thanks for all of your responses and cant wait until 2014 to get this one kicked off

Sascha (IronOwl)
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 10:39 AM UTC
Hello Sascha,

2014 start date is ok (late 2013 is ok as well) -- am keen to build one. I'll be your 10th enlistee. I was thinking of a beute so I hope I can do something like this:



Cheers,

Tat
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 01:30 PM UTC
@ Tat:
That's a good one. Any info with that photo. date/place




Some of Hobart's Funnies were based on Churchills as well. That opens the door to a lot more builds.
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 04:47 PM UTC
Thanks Robert. I got it from the beutepanzer site (just don't have the links right now). I read it was one of the captured vehicles following the Dieppe raid. I think there were some beutes at he Eastern Front as well but will need to check further. Cheers, Tat
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 06:37 PM UTC
Robert, here's the link with further info on
the photo posted above:

beute.narod.ru/Beutepanzer/uk/A22_churchill/a22churchill-1.htm

Cheers,

Tat
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Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 02:56 AM UTC
A captured Churchill... I love it! Not the way I'd go but that is a first for me so I guess they didn't have many go to the 'other side'.

I'm thinking a AVRE 290mm Petard Mortar armed Churchill or the ones used in the Dieppe Raid... which were Churchill I's?



Just the size alone of the Mortar is an awesome sight, although the way I found it to be loaded was less impressive.












~ Jeff
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Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 08:43 AM UTC
Hello, thats 10 well i'll throw the guildelines out tomorrow and let yall have a look, thanks all

Sascha
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 01:03 AM UTC

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A captured Churchill... I love it! Not the way I'd go but that is a first for me so I guess they didn't have many go to the 'other side'.

I'm thinking a AVRE 290mm Petard Mortar armed Churchill or the ones used in the Dieppe Raid... which were Churchill I's?




Jeff, its a first for me as well, as I've never built a Churchill (or any British AFV for that matter). And since I lean toward Axis stuff, it will have to be a beute

In the readings I've done in the last couple of days, there doesn't seem to be much in the way of beute Churchills. For starters, of the 20 or so captured following the Dieppe raid, only 2 seem to have been repaired into running order, and am not sure if one among these went to Kummersdorf. While they may have sported balkenkreuzes, and dunkelgrau paint, none seemed to have been seen action.

The Eastern Front may be a possibility for beutes -- having 300 or so Lend-Lease Churchills, but I have yet to come across any info saying so. There is a pic showing a couple of Waffen SS with a Churchill behind them, though I read its been debated whether it was used in action or not. Curioser, and curioser...

Kit-wise at 1:35, the best bet for a Dieppe Churchill seems to be AFV Club's Mk III, though I would think some backdating need to be done (hopefully nothing major -- work-wise and cost-wise). I'd sure like to hear what the Churchill experts can recommend for this.


Quoted Text

Just the size alone of the Mortar is an awesome sight, although the way I found it to be loaded was less impressive.

~ Jeff



Well it will surely be an impressive sight should this guy gets "off-loaded" from that barrel!



Sascha, looking forward to your rules and regs.

Cheers,

Tat
IronOwl
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 01:34 AM UTC
Ok Here Are the Guidelines.

1. Have Fun.
2. All type's of Churchill Tank's used during World war two, no what if's it must have been built and used.
3. All scales are welcome.
4. can be built as stand alone or if you want add it to a diorama thats up to you.
5. must not have started the kit until the start date.
6 Campaign Ribbon will be awarded for 1 completed kit Build. build as many as you like, but only 1 ribbon will be awarded.
7.Most Importantly HAVE FUN
8. Campaign Dates are from December 1st 2013 thru December 1st 2014.
9. can be OOB,scratch build, photo etched whatever you like.
10. must post at least 1 Photo of kit before and at least 1 of the completed build, During construction photos are up to you.
Being as this will be on for a year i dont see the need for any extensions
IronOwl
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 01:38 AM UTC
so there they are in post above let me know what yall think. did i forget anything I dont Know this is my First Campaign Build I'm putting together so if everything sounds up to snuff i'll turn it in and wait for this Campaign to get started.
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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 03:04 AM UTC
Count me in too.