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OFFICIAL: Hot Out Of The Molds 2017
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 11:46 AM UTC
Welcome to the Official Hot out of the Molds 2017 campaign! Jesper (SGTJKJ) is your leader on this one.

This campaign is for those brand new or re-released kits that you have been waiting FOREVER for (or suddenly appeared and surprised you) and you just need to clear the bench and start on them right away. As a bonus, your build of a brand new kit gives a heads up to those who are thinking of getting it but want to know how it goes together. To that end, separate build threads in the appropriate KitMaker forum are encouraged, but you should post your start pic and a link to the build in this thread (and hopefully a link back to this thread in your build.) In addition, no ribbon unless you post finished pics in the campaign gallery.

All types of builds are welcome but I'm running the main thread here in AeroScale because that's where I can make any necessary changes.

If you want to sign up and/or read the rules, go here. The campaign gallery can be found here. Looking forward to some great builds of new releases!

Michael
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Posted: Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 09:29 AM UTC
Campaign leader signed up as the first one

Just to clarify the rules: anything that hit the shelves in 2016 and of course 2017 qualifies for this campaign. If in doubt, just ask
LinusB
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Posted: Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 02:37 PM UTC
This will probably be a contender for 2018 but Im looking forward to this hitting the shelves. Airfix's 1/48 Sea Fury FB.II







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Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 03:21 AM UTC
Linus, beautiful kit. I really like that Airfix is focusing on the British niche in the market instead of making the same kits as everybody else.
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Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2017 - 04:02 AM UTC
Here are some links if anybody wants to add a banner to their profile.



http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a347/ravenwing1/standard3/Hot%20out%20of%20the%20moulds%20campaign%20banner%201_zpslelmtval.jpg~original



http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a347/ravenwing1/standard3/Hot%20out%20of%20the%20moulds%20campaign%20banner_zpswdirk7pc.jpg~original
LinusB
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 04:43 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Linus, beautiful kit. I really like that Airfix is focusing on the British niche in the market instead of making the same kits as everybody else.



I agree Jesper I think everyone can lay off the Spitfire/P47/P51/Me109/Fw190 market for a while and come up with some new stuff.
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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 05:28 PM UTC
New banners with the misspelling "Molds" fixed.



http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a347/ravenwing1/standard3/Hot%20out%20of%20the%20moulds%20campaign%20banner_zpscla9yvck.jpg~original



http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a347/ravenwing1/standard3/Hot%20out%20of%20the%20moulds%20campaign%20banner%201_zpszzchddfm.jpg~original
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Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 01:35 AM UTC
Well folks i have enlisted lets hope this kicks off. Other projects have kept me out of the campaigns for a year. It will be one of these beauties.


Tom
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Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 04:16 AM UTC
Thomas, welcome onboard.

Great choices. I have been eyeing these myselves. Are these models of actual tanks or are they US "What if" heavy tanks?

In any case they fit the campaign great and I hope this will be the campaign to break your campaign gridlock
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Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:46 PM UTC
No they were prototypes, production was canceled when the war ended. 8 were built. I have seen 2 in Fort Knox a few years back, they are huge. Takom gives some options as if they entered production. They would have given all those paper panzers something to think about.

I had to suspend campaigning for a diorama I'm building for a local museum.

Tom
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Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 01:42 AM UTC
This appeared on my local hobby shop shelf so I am in with it.

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Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 08:00 PM UTC
Welcome onboard, Linus. Cool looking kit.

Are you going for the marking scheme from the box art?
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 09:47 AM UTC


Well I started it off last night.

Tom
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 07:24 PM UTC
Looks good, Tom.

Looking forward to see more.
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Posted: Monday, February 27, 2017 - 07:35 AM UTC
I got these two boxes delivered today by the postman. The kits are just released by games workshop. I am going to build and paint the commander for this campaign.

More to follow soon






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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 02:28 AM UTC
hi guys.

here's mine.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 02:38 AM UTC
Looking good. Welcome onboard!
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Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12:13 PM UTC
Very interesting subjects taking part in this campaign . Will follow along .


Terri
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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 09:35 AM UTC
My lord is build. It was a very quick build and excellent fit. One hour was all it took. Painting it will be a whole other subject.

More to follow



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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 12:29 PM UTC
Looking good Jesper!
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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 09:24 PM UTC
Thanks, Tat. It is a good build and definitely something out of the ordinary.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 11:26 PM UTC
Jesper, I remember your last figure on the first out of the molds campaign...it was awesome, so expectations are high fir this one
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Posted: Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 12:59 AM UTC
Thanks for the kind words, Pedro. I hope to live up to expectations Still struggling to find out and decide how to paint the beast.
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Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017 - 08:48 AM UTC
well the kit i plan to submit hasn't been released yet lol

when it comes out i'll be building the 1/144 scale U-Wing from the film Rogue One
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Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017 - 01:06 PM UTC
Welcome onboard, David.

Really looking forward to see your build. Based on your Star Wars entry for the Sci-Fi II campaign it will look great.