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D-Day Armor, part 2: 70th anniversary edition
ltb073
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Posted: Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 01:23 AM UTC
Not much action on this tread i guess everyone is waiting for D-Day
Well the crew of my Hummel was really into the whole camo thing and here is what it looks like now
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Any helpful suggestions before I spray this with a coat of dull and call it finished
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Posted: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 01:15 PM UTC
Just started my build, Italeri 1/35 Crusader III AA Mk.II.

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Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2014 - 03:34 PM UTC
Here is my startup photo of the Italeri DUKW



Tom
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Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 03:57 AM UTC
Here are some in process photos of the DUKW.





Tom
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Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014 - 10:29 PM UTC
Cool stuff like what you have done with the interior lining

Keith
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Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 06:38 AM UTC
Marder I update,



Also worked on the wheels & suspension set, 4 done, 2 to go.

Then it will some work on the main gun ..

Still not sure if I can make it on time...
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Posted: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 03:31 AM UTC
Here are the finished photos of the DUKW at Normandy.
The vial in front has actual sand from the Normandy Beaches.











Thank you to all the veterans that make our freedom possible!

Tom
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Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 08:33 AM UTC
Lower hull ready, also started working on the gun.



Red primer for the interior


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Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 06:45 PM UTC
Update photo of crusader AA.



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Posted: Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 09:17 AM UTC
Interior painting, Gun primed.



Hope to finish the lower hull this weekend.

A lot to be donw, 6 days left...
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Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2014 - 11:55 AM UTC
More washes on the interior, touch of primer again...
Also worked on the side armor plates.



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Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 01:46 AM UTC
Crusader III AA MK.III finished, 7th Armoured Division - Normandy, June 1944.


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Posted: Wednesday, June 04, 2014 - 11:11 AM UTC
Hey guys,

Great work so far! I'm afraid I'm not gonna make it this year. My AVRE is still where I left it last year in June...

It's been a very strange year and I haven't been able to do any modeling since then... I saw that someone made a medal for the campaign, thanks for that!

I have been following the forums in the past few months, I was in Normandy last weekend, so I don't loose my interest.

But life sometimes takes you were modeling can't go.

Anyway, I'll do my job as campaign leader and distribute all the medals. And if there's interest we can do a part 3. I still have that AVRE to finish.

I really hope I'll be able to continue with the hobby ASAP!

Thanks guys!

Dave
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Posted: Friday, June 06, 2014 - 03:33 AM UTC
finally... made it to the deadline, I still wanted to add some foliage and other details. Maybe next time.
I liked the Campaign but I hated this kit, these early Trumpeter kits are not good, awful detailing, tracks are rubbish, fitting, decals .. I still have the Howitzer version I might get the Bronco one, I can't be that bad.

Anyway here's my update:







Finished:







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Posted: Friday, June 06, 2014 - 11:15 PM UTC
Dave I did not manage to get my firefly done still got the tracks and paint to do but if there is and extension for a couple of weeks will get it done by then.

Cheers Keith
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2014 - 09:58 AM UTC
Hi guys !

27 enlisted, 5 finished.

Ribbons sent.

I just saw Keith's request, I'll give you a few days to finish your build (15th June ok ?) and then sent you the ribbon.

It wasn't a very crowded Campaign but one with historical meaning, specially after watching the 70th anniversary events.

Anyway I hope everyone had fun, see you all on the next Campaign !!
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2014 - 12:44 PM UTC
John nice finish on your build I like your camo job
Thanks for the ribbon in is a mile stone for me number 100
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2014 - 01:22 PM UTC

Quoted Text

John nice finish on your build I like your camo job
Thanks for the ribbon in is a mile stone for me number 100



Thanks Sal !
I'm guessing you'll need to hire Dolly Parton to carry your ribbons soon enough...
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Posted: Saturday, June 07, 2014 - 11:28 PM UTC
Thanks John getting busy with the tracks now the 15th should be more than enough time.

Cheers Keith
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Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 07:45 AM UTC
Well got the tracks on and started the painting first coat Vallejo Olive Drab primer followed by dark grey shading around some of the detail and then a coat of dark green lightened with yellow green should be done for the weekend now.




Cheers Keith
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Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 07:17 AM UTC
Nearly there with the build little more detail to paint and weather


Hope to get finished for tomorrow

Cheers Keith
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Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 12:28 PM UTC
Almost there Keith !!
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Posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 03:27 AM UTC
Well hope this is not to late all the last minute bits added Ariel and figure is resicast and some pastels for the light weathering and photos added to the gallery




Cheers and thanks for the extension

Keith
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Posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 12:46 PM UTC
Nice work Keith !!
Ribbon sent !