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  • Member since
    September, 2018
  • From: Vancouver, Washington USA
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Posted by Sergeant on Sunday, September 16, 2018 6:09 PM

I’m new to Fine Scale Modeler, but not to military armor or ships. I’m starting a new project for the American Legion Centennial which will include the 100-year history of my Post established in 1919 by Spanish-American War and World War 1 veterans and a diorama of an event from the Ardennes offensive in 1944 during The Battle of the Bulge. The diorama will feature a Tamiya M4A3 Sherman tank, a Willys MB Jeep and the formidable German Tiger 1 tank. For members not familiar with the Ardennes it involved more than a million men fighting in harsh winter conditions.

fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:09 PM

Welcome to the Forums! Glad to have you aboard.

Would love to see pics of your dio. You could show it in a WIP (work in progress) so we could follow you as you build it. 

Good luck.

Jim  Captain

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

  • Member since
    September, 2018
  • From: Vancouver, Washington USA
Posted by Sergeant on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:39 PM

Thank you Fox for the welcome. I’ve purchased the Sherman Tank and Willy’s Jeep models, so now I’m  looking for the Tiger 1 Tank. I have been reading Antony Beevor’s book on the Ardennes 1944 and looking for a scene I can recreate in a diorama with snow and mud. So much happened during the Battle of the Bulge it’s hard to choose just one event.

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:16 PM

Howdy !

We defenitly want to see picture's of this !!!

Welcome to FSM.

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".

  

 

    

  • Member since
    February, 2007
  • From: Casa Grande, Az.
Posted by DesertRat on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:12 AM

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Warmest regards,

Roger

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 2:02 AM

Welcome aboard.

''I am a Norfolk man, and i glory in being so''

 

On the bench: Airfix 1/72nd Phantom FG.1

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:46 AM

Welcome to the forums! Welcome Sign Beer

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    September, 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:02 PM

Welcome to the Forums!

Nulla Rosa Sine Spina

 

 

 

  • Member since
    March, 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Saturday, September 22, 2018 11:31 AM

Welcome to FSM Forums!

Your friend, Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Saturday, September 22, 2018 1:33 PM

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