login   |    register
Campaigns: Completed Campaigns
Campaigns that are completed should be grouped here.
Hosted by John Pereira
Artillery Campaign 2017
panzerman1
Visit this Community
Maryland, United States
Member Since: September 30, 2010
entire network: 243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 19 Posts
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 04:41 PM GMT+7
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
Visit this Community
Maryland, United States
Member Since: September 30, 2010
entire network: 243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 19 Posts
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 04:48 PM GMT+7
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
#462
Visit this Community
Western Australia, Australia
Member Since: March 21, 2016
entire network: 199 Posts
KitMaker Network: 3 Posts
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 09:50 PM GMT+7
Such great builds guys.

Here is my completed Quad Tractor and 25 pounder.





ClaytonFromEllijay
#454
Visit this Community
Georgia, United States
Member Since: July 10, 2016
entire network: 1,243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 25 Posts
Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 01:37 AM GMT+7
Great rust and weathering, Linus!
69mudbone
Visit this Community
California, United States
Member Since: April 26, 2016
entire network: 286 Posts
KitMaker Network: 32 Posts
Posted: Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 02:15 AM GMT+7
Linus, great looking build, I can feel the sand in my boots.
ArtyG37B
Visit this Community
British Columbia, Canada
Member Since: August 13, 2009
entire network: 361 Posts
KitMaker Network: 2 Posts
Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 05:02 AM GMT+7
Painting is going much slower than anticipated. any chance of getting an extension?
panzerman1
Visit this Community
Maryland, United States
Member Since: September 30, 2010
entire network: 243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 19 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:54 AM GMT+7
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
Visit this Community
Maryland, United States
Member Since: September 30, 2010
entire network: 243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 19 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 01:57 AM GMT+7
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
Visit this Community
Kentucky, United States
Member Since: April 13, 2011
entire network: 6,535 Posts
KitMaker Network: 74 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 06:41 AM GMT+7
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
#462
Visit this Community
Western Australia, Australia
Member Since: March 21, 2016
entire network: 199 Posts
KitMaker Network: 3 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:40 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text

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
Visit this Community
Texas, United States
Member Since: June 04, 2017
entire network: 198 Posts
KitMaker Network: 2 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:13 PM GMT+7
A little bit closer. Not going to be the final color. Just a step in the process.

SGTJKJ
#041
Visit this Community
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Member Since: July 20, 2006
entire network: 9,339 Posts
KitMaker Network: 118 Posts
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:02 PM GMT+7
Great build, Linus.

Some really nice builds in this campaign.
RhinoSpit
Visit this Community
Bas-Rhin, France
Member Since: September 22, 2016
entire network: 54 Posts
KitMaker Network: 1 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 06:13 AM GMT+7
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
#460
Visit this Community
California, United States
Member Since: September 16, 2014
entire network: 852 Posts
KitMaker Network: 7 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 08:35 AM GMT+7
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
#399
Visit this Community
Rhode Island, United States
Member Since: March 05, 2014
entire network: 2,404 Posts
KitMaker Network: 359 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 08:45 AM GMT+7
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 - 14:19:36 (GMT).
Charlie-66
#186
Visit this Community
Texas, United States
Member Since: May 24, 2006
entire network: 638 Posts
KitMaker Network: 6 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 09:21 AM GMT+7
Late, late, late on this one, but being home from hernia surgery gives me lots of time. Going to try to finish!






ayovtshev
Visit this Community
Sofiya, Bulgaria
Member Since: September 22, 2016
entire network: 156 Posts
KitMaker Network: 1 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 03:44 PM GMT+7
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
Visit this Community
Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Member Since: August 08, 2002
entire network: 857 Posts
KitMaker Network: 17 Posts
Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 08:55 PM GMT+7
10 days left, I'll build SKIF 122mm D-30 for the campaign.


Hudson29
#460
Visit this Community
California, United States
Member Since: September 16, 2014
entire network: 852 Posts
KitMaker Network: 7 Posts
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:18 AM GMT+7

Quoted Text

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
Visit this Community
Maryland, United States
Member Since: September 30, 2010
entire network: 243 Posts
KitMaker Network: 19 Posts
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 - 07:39 PM GMT+7
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
#186
Visit this Community
Texas, United States
Member Since: May 24, 2006
entire network: 638 Posts
KitMaker Network: 6 Posts
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:48 AM GMT+7
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
Visit this Community
Kentucky, United States
Member Since: April 13, 2011
entire network: 6,535 Posts
KitMaker Network: 74 Posts
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:11 AM GMT+7
Guy - Nice halftrack!

ArtyG37B
Visit this Community
British Columbia, Canada
Member Since: August 13, 2009
entire network: 361 Posts
KitMaker Network: 2 Posts
Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:54 PM GMT+7

Quoted Text

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



?
165thspc
Visit this Community
Kentucky, United States
Member Since: April 13, 2011
entire network: 6,535 Posts
KitMaker Network: 74 Posts
Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 04:30 AM GMT+7
I am very close but I could use a couple extra days as well.

Mike