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Canadian Forces Campaign
Dragon164
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Posted: Friday, August 02, 2013 - 11:34 AM UTC
Olivier,
I used a Mission Models multi tool.

Cheers Rob.
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Posted: Friday, August 02, 2013 - 01:58 PM UTC
Alex

Great looking build so far. The bush hats that you have on the Techs, were not issued till 2000 and they were US boonie type. The Canadian bush hat is the same that RED GREEN wears.

Anthony
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Posted: Friday, August 02, 2013 - 08:53 PM UTC

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Olivier,
I used a Mission Models multi tool.

Cheers Rob.



Thanks Rob. I finally decided to glue the basket frame onto the turret side then glue the lower section of mesh around the basket.
I have the both side baskets glued on and complete. I still have to glue the bottom and lower mesh parts to the bustle basket. The bottom part is oversized and will need some serious trimming.

Olivier
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Posted: Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 02:25 AM UTC
@ Alex, looks good with the color, really like your towing scene. Would you use all the figures in the background on the dio?



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Posted: Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 03:11 AM UTC
Now I have the turret baskets completed.
It was not an easy game as most of the parts are ill-shaped and a number are oversized.









I have some small bits to add and it will be ready for the painting session. But this won't be before the end of August as I don't have my painting tools with me.

Olivier
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Posted: Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 04:25 AM UTC
Looks pretty nice Olivier. Do not make me scared, i have this one in my stash too. Cant see anything of the problems, looks really clean.

Cheers Christioh
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Posted: Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 04:59 AM UTC
I hope you're not scared but at least you're warned
If I've had some Aber mesh, I definitely would have used it instead of the Trumpeter parts.

Olivier
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Posted: Saturday, August 03, 2013 - 06:43 AM UTC
@ Oliver nice work on that mesh
@ Alex your build is moving right along looking forward to seeing more
I have made some progress on my build and hitting up the spare parts box for extras
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more soon
bison126
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Posted: Monday, August 05, 2013 - 02:02 AM UTC
Here are my latest progress with the LAV.
The headlight guards are a bit thick to say the least. I kept them as I want to build the kit from the box without any exterior addition.







Olivier
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Posted: Monday, August 05, 2013 - 04:02 AM UTC
Oliver-looking real nice. I enjoyed the LAV when I built it a few years ago. perfect amount of photoetch included in the kit. What were you thinking about

Anthony- I realize that the hats aren't exact but I'm taking a few artistic liberties, the key component for me is two vehicles and the tow set up.

Christoph- No, only the 2 veh techs, and the two "tankers" will be featured in the diorama.

Everyone else, builds are looking good. lets see so more work out of everyone. I'm on vacation in montreal for the next two weeks so I won't be getting any work done.
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Posted: Monday, August 05, 2013 - 04:08 AM UTC

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I am really liking your work here, Alex. Although your toes in photo 5 are in shadow, they indicate that your figures have very realistic skin tone.
Just wondering about your excellent freehand camo job. What pressure would you be at to avoid the over splatter that I so often experience with freehand work?
Ben



Ben, I'm using a Pasche H air brush with the medium tip, I'm running about 10-12 PSI. There is a bit of overspray in areas but it is very minor, and could easily be blended with weathering. I mostly experiment on an old Abrams turret before spraying, this way I can dial in different settings depending on the paint mixture etc. So my advice would simply be to have a test model on hand to adjust your brush to where you feel comfortable. But 10-17 is in the range I work.
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Posted: Friday, August 09, 2013 - 09:59 AM UTC
I'm starting to make some headway in the campaign, and my entry is beginning to look like an airplane:


Just seam filling for now, while I wait for the canopy mask to arrive. When that gets here, its time for the really enjoyable part; painting, markings, and weathering.
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Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 12:25 AM UTC
Last update before it goes to the paint booth. Some details are still missing to ease the painting. The barrel is not glued yet.









Next time it should appear with some NATO green on it

Olivier
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 09:39 AM UTC
Ok guys I think I'm ready to call this little guy finished
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Comments and suggestions are always welcome
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 02:46 PM UTC
Alright, with my name in the hat, thought I had better get something going, so here is my entry. I will be building the latest Kinetic S-2A Tracker, with Canadian markings of course.




Now to get the glue out and start some building.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 08:01 AM UTC
Cockpit done with a little creative placement of weight. I used a product call Liquid Gravity from Deluxe. Easy to use, I am hoping there is enough room to put it in to help keep the front wheel on the ground.





The panel detail is the Eduard set.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:15 AM UTC
Hope to get it weathered this weekend or next. I really want to pair it with a Trumpeter Husky (from the Trumpeter Campaign), but I honestly don't recall seeing any Husky's in UN white?

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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 04:04 PM UTC
Kevin and Grant, both are looking really nice.
Grant, I think by the time the Husky was deployed in UN white Somalia I think, we were using the Bison based vehicle. I posted a picture of the Cougar and bison a few pages back in somalia. But here it is again

I've added another Canadian cat to the shed, and purchased Trackjam's C1 Late kit and have been working on that while on vaction at the cottage
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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 07:33 AM UTC
It's an UNPROFOR Cougar
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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 07:38 AM UTC

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It's an UNPROFOR Cougar


Jason Bobrowich, did say early when I asked that the Husky served in Bosnia. It would be safe to assume that if it was there it was white. Maybe, just guessing.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 02:54 PM UTC
I think I've settled on this:



It's the most up to date version of the Coyote (unless there's more stuff added since then - Anthony?). Will be using the Real Models update set and hope to sculpt full stowage. Was also considering a LAV III LORIT or OPFOR Leopard C2, but this won out.



Cheers,
Jim
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Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 03:22 PM UTC
Oh boy oh boy... looking forward to this one JC.
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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 05:07 AM UTC
Having recently finished the 1/32 kit I'm feeling like being on a bit of a Hawk kick so for this campaign, my chosen victim is the Airfix 1/48 kit.

I bought it at a swap meet, complete with the NeOmega cockpit set and a little paint already on some of the parts.
Fuselage and wings were off their sprues

The resin cockpit parts with their paint started

The rest of the parts on their sprues

And the decals for one Canadian and three Australian Hawks

I've read reviews which mention that the decals can be out of register. If that's the case I'm not too worried given that CanMilAir does an excellent set.
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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 12:05 PM UTC
Assembly went quickly after I coerced the resin cockpit into the fuselage.

My camera decided to focus on the jumble behind the model instead of the wingtip. I was trying to show how bad the fit of the wingtips is. Airfix in their infinite wisdom decided to produce a universal wing for their 1/48 Hawks. If you want to do a Hawk 100, you need to chop off the T.1 wingtip and replace it. The replacement is barely better than nothing at all.

The model is really an Australian Hawk 127 rather than the Canadian Hawk 115. Those wingtip fences are for the Australian formation lights, and aren't fitted to Canadian Hawks. Off they go. This is a good thing because I'm going to have to cover the entire wingtip with filler, and they'd have been ruined at that point.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:27 AM UTC

Sorry just got back online and catching up on a few campaigns.