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Cbacon84
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Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 02:06 PM UTC
Thanks Zon!
So The GM I've been working on is probably going to stay on the bench for a bit longer as I'm just not feeling the kit right now. Also I kind of got distracted working on this old Gundam Wing no grade Kit of the Tallgeese. so far this is what I've gotten done in the 2 days I've been working on it. The mold is from 94 I think so it seen some wear. large seams and some flesh so most of the time I've been doing a lot of sanding and filling.
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Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 08:37 PM UTC
Thanks, yours is looking pretty good too Zon.
I cant really claim credit for the damaged orange markings, those are decals that come pre-worn. That said some do have some additional damage due to the fact that they stuck down almost instantly so getting some of them in the right spot added to the "wear and tear".
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Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 06:32 PM UTC
Iain: good looking snow speeder. Love the wear on the orange.

Casey: the Zaku look the part.

Don: nice looking boat in spite of the kit defects. Sad they put the ejector pins on the exposed face.

I've inched along getting the camo on, highlighted the battle damage and started some chipping. I considered doing a three color, but my son said it looked awesome the way it is and no need for another color. Masking this thing was painful, so I took his advice. The intent is Luftwaffe pattern with German army colors.











Happy Modeling,
-Zon
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Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 05:44 PM UTC
I haven't forgotten about this one...again.

Real life...I'm in the middle of a home renovation. Everything is turned upside down here. I thought I'd be done with it before we got to this stage but I wasn't happy with the figures and have repainted them three times so far.

I should still make the deadline though. The base is basically done. The figures should be wrapped up soon.



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Posted: Sunday, December 09, 2018 - 08:40 PM UTC
Great builds! (Anyone, if you want to display them as a feature, please submit a few photos...)
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Saturday, December 08, 2018 - 05:10 AM UTC
Welcome onboard, Shell. I have the same kit in the stash.

Looking forward to see more.
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Posted: Friday, December 07, 2018 - 06:59 PM UTC
Late posting, but I am in this with an X-wing that will be mainly OOB, with the addition of lights. Also aiming to use paint rather than decals where possible. Will I make it by the deadline?

SGTJKJ
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Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 10:31 PM UTC
Starting to look like something, Don!

Looking forward to see more.
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Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2018 - 01:39 PM UTC
Howdy Y'all
Iain-awesome, didn't think it made a difference but it actually does.
Been plugging away on the Bat Boat. Who knew this model with just a few pieces was going to eat my lunch. Nasty ejector pin marks and seams. I used red automotive putty and CA glue to close up the seam. I sanded the ejector pin marks a little but I'm goin to leave them be and not get too crazy.

I started painting the bottom hull and after a few sessions:

I got a paint drip on the upper hull. Lucky for me I have plenty of sandpaper. I'm just using rattle can Krylon Satin Black paint. I'm trying something new, a paint and primer all in one; the paint is very unforgiving. I'll know better next time and use the trusty gray automotive primer for a job like this.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2018 - 06:56 PM UTC
I found the second crewman!!



He was hiding under a rug and I found him when I stepped on him. Need some paint touch up, but now I am much happier with the finished kit.
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Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2018 - 02:39 PM UTC

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That explains why I thought it looked finished

Great builds, Casey! Very cool trio!



Yes, very cool trio. Congratulations on finishing your build. I'm still plugging away on the Bat Boat.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2018 - 06:10 PM UTC
That explains why I thought it looked finished

Great builds, Casey! Very cool trio!
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Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2018 - 10:31 AM UTC

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Looking good, Casey. Hope you get it finished - looks pretty finished to me.


The Zaku II there is finished. The GM-79 was one of the other kits I hoped to build for the campaign but I diverted to building the FG Zaku II F kit. So right now I'm sitting on 2 Zakus finished for the Campaign and the GM-79 kits still on the bench.
Also took some more pictures
First up are the 2 kits finished for the campaigns the MS-06 Production Type and the MS-06F type


Next some more shots of the MS-06 production type





Finally here are the 3 Zaku's I've built this year
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2018 - 08:57 AM UTC
Nice clean build, Iain!

Looking good, Casey. Hope you get it finished - looks pretty finished to me.
Cbacon84
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Posted: Saturday, December 01, 2018 - 07:54 PM UTC
Not going to be my final picture but wanted to take a pic now that i Just finished my original Zaku II entry for the build. Still working on the GM but with holidays coming up and the bad weather I probably will not get him done by the end of the month but I can say i got 2 zaku's done for the build
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Posted: Saturday, December 01, 2018 - 11:48 AM UTC
Painted and adding the final touches on mine.

I'm going to make a base and groundwork for it before calling it complete.
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Posted: Saturday, December 01, 2018 - 09:15 AM UTC
Yes, a very nicely done vehicle Iain. May the missing man be found some day

Cheers
Lakota
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Posted: Saturday, December 01, 2018 - 08:55 AM UTC
Iain,
Nice build, congratulations on completing the campaign.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 07:41 PM UTC
My Finemolds Snowspeeder is complete.







Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 09:24 PM UTC
That's a nice finish to your AT-ST Jesper
Definitely a kit I want to add to my stash.

The Snow speeder is all decaled up, and is waiting on it to dry before a coat of matt, so should be all done by the deadline.
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 03:58 AM UTC
Thanks for the comments, guys. Really appreciate it.
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 08:33 PM UTC
Looking great Iain. Maybe he saw the At-At coming and decided to scarper while he could!

Fantastic finish Jesper. The red conduits add a nice splash of interest to the scheme. Love the basework too, especially how the foot is buried deep in the foliage to give it that impression of weight.
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 03:40 PM UTC
Thanks Peter, I did use a pencil but I think I will go back and add some more.

Jesper,

Outstanding work on that AT-ST!

Cant wait to start the next sci fi campaign
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Monday, November 26, 2018 - 02:49 AM UTC
Nice progress, Iain!

I have finished my entry - the Bandai AT-ST. A very nice kit that builds very nice and easy.







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Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 12:06 PM UTC
My Finemolds snow speeder is nearly ready for final paint, annoyingly the back seat crew had vanished in to thin air.

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