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OFFICIAL: Western Front/ETO Campaign
c4willy
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 04:58 AM UTC
Hi Steve here's something I whipped up for another campaign to help another aeroscaler post pics

Click the image button on the bottom right



this will insert this piece of html into your post



I personally use Photobucket for my pic hosting and they have a direct heading to the immediate right of the pic click this and it should turn yellow and say copied temporarily this copies the link to clipboard on your PC. Then just highlight the text in between the two sets of square brackets and right click and hit paste and you're good to go.



if anything is unclear ask me and I'll see if I can clarify.
mrockhill
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 03:45 AM UTC

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Nice Mike!!
I´m in with this




Excellent choice! Im glad the battle of the atlantic got included and Im looking foward too seeing a condor or two come together. If I wasn't so busy already I was considering a USN Avenger in the atlantic gray and white scheme.

Many other great selections too!

md72
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 01:46 AM UTC
Not an expert by any means

You can't post directly. You need to have the photos on a hosting site like Photobucket. You may also be able to save it to the Kitmaker gallery, but that was space limited.

Once you have it in Photobucket, use the share this file window to select the IMG link, that will copy the link, then you just paste it into your Kitmaker post.
Stevea4
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 12:49 AM UTC
This is my first real group build and I have decided on the Eduard 1/48 Lysader MkIII profipack. I hope that this will come out well!
Quick edit
I am trying to add my photos to the post but having some difficulty doing so, can anyone help?
Thanks Steve
Xirrcom
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 03:21 AM UTC
Hi guys!
That's exciting seeing such a collection already in the campaign.
I hope another P-51 will not make it dull...
A long waiting on the shelf finally got it's way to the bench
So I'm in with 1/32 P-51D by Zoukei Mura.

link to build log: http://aeroscale.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=255320&page=1

PeeJay74
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 02:47 AM UTC
Meng 1:48 P-51D Mustang

I am in. I'm going with Meng's new P-51D as "Big Beautiful Doll". This kit is excellent throughout, easily the best 1:48 P-51 now. They took a lot of engineering ideas from Tamiya's 1:32 P-51 series and scaled them down.



I'll get started on it this weekend.
md72
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Posted: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 01:21 AM UTC
I'm in!


Academy 1/72 P-47D Razorback. Even had a set of Eduard brass. Checkerboard decals are for an MTO bird, but there's a set of decals for and ETO version. Now how much can I get done before I leave the country for 3 weeks??

And don't look too closely at the time stamp, its 10PM PST on 1/31/17
Bigrip74
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:17 PM UTC
I picked this Accurate Miniatures RAF Mustang Mk1A on Ebay for $17.00. No box, instructions, or decals.

Jesse directed me to a link where I could down load the instrucstions for the P-51A (not much difference)I only now need to find decals.

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SHAKY962
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 08:28 PM UTC
Excellent Thomas!! Another 190

Michael I will follow your Mustang..... I´m interested in the Tamiya kit....
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 08:26 PM UTC
Looking good so far everyone!

I know I said I was going to do P-51s for as many of the campaigns as possible but I've changed my mind. As usual. One of my long running "big plans" is a 1/32 collection of America's WWII single seat fighters in the colors of their highest scoring aces, whether American or not. So, for instance, I'm thinking that in the current Soviet Phoenix Campaign I should be building Grigoriy Rechkalov's P-39. This series of campaigns gives me a great opportunity to get a raft of these done. So for this campaign I think I'll be doing:

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using:

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Then for upcoming campaigns I could do Hans Wind's F2A and Dave McCampbell's F6F. The P-40 is almost completely done on the unfinished shelf, so too far gone for the MTO Campaign, I'll have to come up with something else for that (thinking about it), but this does mean a very enjoyable build for this campaign anyway! Now we'll see if I can stick to all this!

Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 07:40 PM UTC
First CBI, now ETO - o.k. let's GO!

Great choice, Mike!

As well as you did, Jose. Really like to see the Condor coming together!

From the german point of view (and because I'm infected from Terri`s build and yet haven't one done) there is only one choice for the battle and slaughter of ETO: A "Schlächter" (butcher-bird) FW 190 A/G8 R?.
Well, this campaign could be a bit overloaded with 190's, but anyway
So I chose the well known 1/48 Revell-kit (former Trimaster/Dragon)despite all of it's issues and incorrectness. Little started a long time ago to check the quality before moving on, than put it back to hangar. Photo is from the last weekend when I recovered it in the stash. Will it fit the campaign rules about started kits?


Thomas
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 08:30 AM UTC
Nice Mike!!
I´m in with this

mrockhill
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 07:11 AM UTC
Okay, if you insist

Here again is my chosen subject Hasegawas 1/72 fw190A-7 in the kits JG1 markings.
Im pretty excited to finally get to work on one of these. I have a newer eduard A8/R2 as well but I always thought this kit looked great in the box so I want to see how it comes out and compare later with the eduard...whenever I build that

Im going canopy closed and with the 190s cockpit being rather uncomplicated in layout hasegawas typically sparse 1/72 pits isnt holding the kit back much at all. I think all thats needed is a couple simple improvements to satisfy my urge to tinker. The only short coming in my eyes is the lack of exhaust detail so Ill be opening up holes and vents and making up some exhaust stacks. Should be a blast!
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 05:05 AM UTC
Welcome to the Western Front/ETO Campaign! The is the second in a series of campaigns that will highlight the different theaters of operations in WWII to remember the 75th anniversary of the war. The CBI Campaign is already underway.

This campaign will run from 1 February through 1 September, 2017.

If you haven't signed up yet, or want to see the rules, go here.

Please post your initial and in-progress photos as well as campaign discussion in this thread. Please post your finished build photos in the campaign gallery.

Looking forward to the builds from the war over NW Europe!

Michael