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Artillery Campaign 2017
panzerman1
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:41 AM UTC
Angel, your Su-76 turned out wonderfully. The weathering is very realistic. Are you planning on adding any crew members? I think vehicles look better populated. Just a thought.
Happy modeling. Bill
panzerman1
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:48 AM UTC
Update on PLA 105mm recoilless gun.

Painting is underway. Commander is 90% done. Remaining crew, ammo, and gun are still being worked on.
Thanks for viewing. More updates to follow. Bill
LinusB
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 02:50 PM UTC
Such great builds guys.

Here is my completed Quad Tractor and 25 pounder.





ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 06:37 PM UTC
Great rust and weathering, Linus!
69mudbone
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 07:15 PM UTC
Linus, great looking build, I can feel the sand in my boots.
ArtyG37B
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Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 10:02 PM UTC
Painting is going much slower than anticipated. any chance of getting an extension?
panzerman1
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Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 06:54 PM UTC
Linus, awesome job on that old Tamiya kit. The Quad tractor and 25 pounder gun looks terrific. I like the sandy, wind-blown weathering.
Bill
panzerman1
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Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 06:57 PM UTC
Update on my PLA 105mm Recoilless gun.

Painting continues. Adding the personal gear to the figures.
Thanks for viewing. The conclusion is approaching rapidly.
Bill
165thspc
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Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:41 PM UTC
Great work there Linus, though I would have hated being part of the crew that had to get that 55 gal. oil drum up onto the back of that tractor!

Really enjoying your work William, much more than I thought I would given the small size of that recoil-less gun. Very nice!
LinusB
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Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:40 AM UTC

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Great work there Linus, though I would have hated being part of the crew that had to get that 55 gal. oil drum up onto the back of that tractor!

Really enjoying your work William, much more than I thought I would given the small size of that recoil-less gun. Very nice!



Me neither but I thought it looked cool hehe
Mrclark7
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Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:13 AM UTC
A little bit closer. Not going to be the final color. Just a step in the process.

SGTJKJ
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Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:02 PM UTC
Great build, Linus.

Some really nice builds in this campaign.
RhinoSpit
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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:13 PM UTC
Much work on my churchill mk.V since february, but the build is now finished:





I've learned a lot of things and improve my building skills, specially on photoetch.

And now, let's paint this churchill !
Hudson29
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:35 AM UTC
Angel - I love the way your Suchka turned out. I have the Tamiya kit. To build a Suchka does the kit need any mods?
Namabiiru
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:45 AM UTC
Unfortunately, Looks like I'm not going to get anything done for this campaign. Still so busy with the new job and getting the new house in order, I haven't touched a modeling tool (other than sort of unpacking them) since the beginning of May.

Good luck to everyone else on your Arty builds!

Removed by original poster on 10/19/17 - 21:19:36 (GMT).
Charlie-66
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 02:21 AM UTC
Late, late, late on this one, but being home from hernia surgery gives me lots of time. Going to try to finish!






ayovtshev
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 08:44 AM UTC
Clayton,William,Paul-thanks!

William, I fully agree with you that open vehicles look much better when populated.Unfortunately-I lack any skill in figure painting..

Paul, AFAIK Tamiya's kit is newer than the MiniArt's kit I used for my build.So it should build into a splendid Suchka.
BTW Suchka(Russian for b*tch) was one of the nicknames Russian crews gave to this SPG-mainly because of it's "character"(catching fire rapidly, lack of protection for the crew).

eMan
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 01:55 PM UTC
10 days left, I'll build SKIF 122mm D-30 for the campaign.


Hudson29
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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 02:18 AM UTC

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Clayton,William,Paul-thanks!

William, I fully agree with you that open vehicles look much better when populated.Unfortunately-I lack any skill in figure painting..

Paul, AFAIK Tamiya's kit is newer than the MiniArt's kit I used for my build.So it should build into a splendid Suchka.
BTW Suchka(Russian for b*tch) was one of the nicknames Russian crews gave to this SPG-mainly because of it's "character"(catching fire rapidly, lack of protection for the crew).




That is a good story, thank you for it. I have heard that Sherman crews had similar names for that tank later in the war.
panzerman1
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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:39 PM UTC
Paul, Sherman crews gave their tank the ignominious name....Ronson. It was a lighter used then. It's slogan was..."Always lights on the 1st strike". Referring to the Sherman's tendency to catch fire after being hit by enemy rounds.
There's a book called Death Traps. It documents the horror of being a Sherman tank crewman.
Charlie-66
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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 08:48 PM UTC
OK, construction is done. The tracks are only dry fit, as is the gun and mounting. Won't secure them until I'm done painting. I also need room to use the Archers transfers for all the gauges and signage on the dash board. Also some putty work to do on the gun







165thspc
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Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 12:11 AM UTC
Guy - Nice halftrack!

ArtyG37B
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Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:54 AM UTC

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Painting is going much slower than anticipated. any chance of getting an extension?



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165thspc
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Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 09:30 PM UTC
I am very close but I could use a couple extra days as well.

Mike