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Big Cats VI
Ruffus
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Guatemala
Member Since: April 12, 2005
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Posted: Friday, July 26, 2019 - 02:13 AM UTC
This is my WIP Leopard 2, from Italeri.





nice kit, it may be inaccurate, but looks like a Leopard!!
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Distrito Federal, Mexico
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Posted: Sunday, August 04, 2019 - 07:18 PM UTC

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Very nice result Rodolfo!

Tamas



Thanks for your kind comment Tamas!

Regards!
Rodolfo
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Member Since: June 04, 2017
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Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 01:39 PM UTC
Guess I will have to call this one done for now. I have had the tracks on it for a week and I am still waiting for them to stretch out further to glue and set the sag. That's what's really bad about this Tamiya build as it is also pulling inward the front wheels.

I passed on doing the ambush as I had already gloss clear coated it over a weathering coat and didnt want the ambush pattern spots to be brighter, so I will try that on a future build instead.



Tojo72
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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:20 AM UTC
Lots of good work going on.Sorry guys,I will have to pull out,it will be my 1st Big Cats Campaign missed.My house is taking a lot longer then I thought it would.So no house,no bench yet.
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
Member Since: October 01, 2016
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:08 AM UTC

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Jaguar (all car models)



I'll join and continue thinning my stash from with these two:



Le Mans version had decals without tobacco sponsors, for which I had bought replacements. The sprint version has proper decals included with the kit. Trying to to build both, and hoping at least one turns out fine.
ivanhoe6
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Wisconsin, United States
Member Since: April 05, 2007
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:32 AM UTC
Great to see some cars included too. Shame about the tobacco decals not being included. I guess that's to keep kids with $40 kits from using their hobby money to buy cigarettes.
I don't think we will ever see AMT NASCAR re-pops with tobacco decals. Even though big tobacco were major NASCAR sponsors. When the National Guard dropped sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt's 88 car they said, "that there were no known enlistments generated by the millions invested by sponsorship" or something to that effect. I'm thinking the same could be said about tobacco products. But that's just me....

BTW: I've never smoked. It's just the PC factor that bothers me !
Owengate
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Member Since: June 03, 2019
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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 07:21 AM UTC
Oh wow! Now, that's a nice Jaguar!
Ruffus
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Guatemala
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Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 12:52 AM UTC
Good morning mates!! I'm about to begin the painting of my Leopard 2, can someone help me? I would like to paint it in a winter scheme, but can't find a good reference picture. any picture would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks!!

Byron
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Guatemala
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Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 01:54 AM UTC
Well, I didn't find any good reference picture of a Leopard in winter scheme, and I want it to look different from the normal NATO scheme, I know is not a swedish Strv.122, but it looks the part. So I will paint it this way.


ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Alberta, Canada
Member Since: October 15, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 09:29 AM UTC
Starting pics for my Tamiya Jagdpanther (Late), along with a bunch of a/m goodies that I got a steal of a deal on; hopefully I can do the PE justice...


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Martinvidas
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Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - 07:49 PM UTC
Hello
Is it OK to enter the campaign with Jagpanther?
Thanks
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 02:15 AM UTC
I would say so, that is what I entered.
Martinvidas
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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:53 PM UTC

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I would say so, that is what I entered.



You are right. I am gonna start mine after SMC in this weekend.
Martinvidas
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Posted: Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:36 AM UTC
So this is the stage of my Jagdpanther right now:





W will see what is gonna be in the end
ColinEdm
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 05:35 AM UTC
Some progress pics on my Jagdpanther, assembly pretty much done except for the tracks, ready for primer.


Martinvidas
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Posted: Saturday, November 02, 2019 - 08:35 PM UTC
Status update:


Martinvidas
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Posted: Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:31 PM UTC
The basic painting of my Jagtpanther is done:


Martinvidas
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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Posted: Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:40 PM UTC
Now the Jagdpanther is looking better:


Waiting to the resin tracks to arrive. So maybe some weathering will be done in between.
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Member Since: August 08, 2002
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Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 05:12 PM UTC
Progress update, Dragon 1/35 Panther F.





eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
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Posted: Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 05:05 PM UTC
More update pics, ready to paint.




PanzerKiel
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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 07:29 PM UTC
My Entry Started a Couple Of Months Ago

Martinvidas
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Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 03:37 AM UTC
Is it possible to get 2 weeks extra?
I just received the resin trucks for my Jagdpanther
GulfWarrior
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Member Since: January 05, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 03:51 AM UTC
It's up to the campaign leader at this point. I'll keep an eye on this and if he doesn't respond I'll make the call before it's supposed to end.



Ruffus
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Guatemala
Member Since: April 12, 2005
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 04:52 AM UTC
Well!! I think I will not going to make it!! Bummer!
brekinapez
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Georgia, United States
Member Since: July 26, 2013
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Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 06:29 AM UTC
I definitely could use at least one more week at least. With kids being out all week for Thanksgiving break it has eaten into my time for modeling. I teach so I am also home all week with two teenage girls who are attention-hungry. My wife is doing all the cooking so I have to keep them out of her hair.