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Hudson29
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Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 - 09:08 PM UTC
Thanks Tat, I'll give this a try and see how it goes.

You are also doing this kit. Does your set of instructions give any details about the decal markings? Mine is completely mute on the where and when the markings were used. Even the placement is breezy at best.

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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 - 06:40 PM UTC

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I like the theme of this campaign. My skills are basic already and that makes this project fit like a glove.

I have an old Tamiya Panzer II Ausf F that has been in my pile for years. The date molded into the hull is 1971 and it was made back when Tamiya wasn't sure if it was a toy company or a model company. This kit was originally motorized and has some compromises to accommodate the monkey motion parts that it was designed to have.

Despite its age, the kit parts look pretty good and I expect it to make a decent little model. I have ordered a set of Fruil metal tracks to improve the appearance and so have included a pair of nippers in the tool selection to cut the metal wire.

Here are a couple of pics taken last night before any construction has taken place.





The way I'm doing the pictures results in thumbnails linking to larger pictures. I see others manage to get the complete pictures into their posts. Can anyone tell me how to do this?



Nice choice Paul, I plan to do the same kit too.

Re pics: when you go to your gallery pic, look for that small squarish icon at at the end of LINKED THUMBNAIL. Click on it and it will give you a couple of choices below it. One is HTML CODE -- that's what you need to copy and paste to your post, as below:



Cheers,

Tat
Hudson29
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Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 - 10:25 PM UTC
I like the theme of this campaign. My skills are basic already and that makes this project fit like a glove.

I have an old Tamiya Panzer II Ausf F that has been in my pile for years. The date molded into the hull is 1971 and it was made back when Tamiya wasn't sure if it was a toy company or a model company. This kit was originally motorized and has some compromises to accommodate the monkey motion parts that it was designed to have.

Despite its age, the kit parts look pretty good and I expect it to make a decent little model. I have ordered a set of Fruil metal tracks to improve the appearance and so have included a pair of nippers in the tool selection to cut the metal wire.

Here are a couple of pics taken last night before any construction has taken place.





The way I'm doing the pictures results in thumbnails linking to larger pictures. I see others manage to get the complete pictures into their posts. Can anyone tell me how to do this?
bprice1974
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Posted: Friday, April 01, 2016 - 03:16 AM UTC
This is the kit; Meng's German A7V 1/35th scale and the tools that I will be using to complete this campaign.




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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016 - 05:49 AM UTC
That sure was a quick build Jesper. Looking forward to its progress.
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016 - 03:48 AM UTC
Well, three hours later and the main construction is done. A really well engineered kit. Next to decide on painting....

SGTJKJ
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Posted: Friday, March 25, 2016 - 01:11 AM UTC
I am going for the games workshop steam tank kit. A simple kit, but still expect to build it in an attractive scheme and probably semi colorful

More to follow





SGTJKJ
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Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 09:48 PM UTC
I have not decided on the kit yet, but probably something simple as well. Maybe a games workshop steam tank. For sure it will be a pure plastic kit.
tatbaqui
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 04:49 AM UTC
Andras,

From the rules I would take it to mean that painting and finishing methods / materials is not included in the count. As a further reference here's the sample pic provided by the campaign lead, Ian:



I plan to build a simple, no-frills kit as well.

Cheers,

Tat
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MODELGEEK
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Posted: Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - 06:09 PM UTC
I don't know if it's cheating, but I have an ARL44 by Cromwell Models to build. I'm saying "cheating" because it's a very simple build.
If it's acceptable, do I have to use hairy sticks, or can I use an airbrush to paint it? Do weathering products (oil paints, pigments, etc) count?
Nito74
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Posted: Friday, February 05, 2016 - 05:45 AM UTC
OK !!

Enlist, Campaign page:HERE!

KitMaker Gallery: HERE
oliver
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Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 01:44 AM UTC
I am in.This should be fun
bprice1974
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Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 11:40 PM UTC
OK, Thank You. I will get some pics of model and tools being used posted.
tatbaqui
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 08:49 AM UTC
It starts 1 Feb, as per the posted rules and regs. I believe the campaigns admin need to make this thread a sticky. Nevertheless it's on!
bprice1974
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Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 08:42 AM UTC
Is the Campaign still happening and when is the official start date?
2002hummer
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Posted: Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 06:24 AM UTC
I am in,have model in mind. I guess i will need to come up with the 7 tools I will use. Do air brushes count as a tool or are they exempt Also does the model have to be military?
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Monday, January 18, 2016 - 09:32 AM UTC
Signed up.

I am considering back to basics in many ways - maybe making an old school Matchbox kit for this one.

Looking forward to get started. This will be fun.
bprice1974
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Posted: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 03:04 AM UTC
Quick question, are different types of glue considered separate tools? Also, will putty or other fillers (if needed) be considered a tool or can that be exempted from the tool list count?
Bink123
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Posted: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 12:53 AM UTC
sory as this is an armour forum, I'll be withdarwing my participation..
Bink123
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Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 09:38 PM UTC
this sounds interesting. I will be building an AMT 1/48 scale Lockheed Vega.
All_You_Can_Kit
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Posted: Saturday, January 02, 2016 - 04:43 AM UTC
May I allowed to join with figures?


Cheers,


Garry
Nito74
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Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 07:21 PM UTC
Ian, with Dennis that makes 10.
So, here the link to enlist:

HERE !!

START DATE: February 1st, 2016
ENDS: October 1st, 2016

M4A1Sherman
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Posted: Monday, December 21, 2015 - 02:03 AM UTC

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Howdy Y'all

I think Brian's projects capture the essence of a "back to basics" project. I would agree with no AM parts other than perhaps a metal barrel and decals. Some kits now come with a lot of PE if you need to bend some metal. Personally, I hate messing with old yellow, thick decals. I'll throw my name in the ring to get us to 10 interested persons. I've got a full schedule so this sounds like a good campaign to keep it simple and enjoyable. Great idea! Will it be limited to just armor? I've got a boatload of armor kits to build. How about letting us finish off some shelf queens while we're at it?

Take care,
Don "Lakota"




Sure, sounds like a good idea! It would almost be like taking a vacation from the norm...

BTW, I like the Ki.61 "Tony" on the bottom, right... Is that something that you built? I'm VERY into 1/48 Aircraft, myself...
bm4247
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Posted: Monday, December 21, 2015 - 01:34 AM UTC
I would be up for this one if that dates are right. In a few campaigns so far.
andromeda673
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Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015 - 08:35 AM UTC
I'm in, only because I litereally use glue sprue cutter and re-use sand paper. I have a sheet of 2,000 grit sand paper that has wet sanded literally 10 builds.