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Share Your Christmas Haul
Posted by Hunter on Saturday, December 23, 2017 8:28 PM

Hello, and Merry Christmas everyone,

I have to go into the station tomorrow afternoon, and work unitl Wednesday afternoon. So we had Christmas alittle early this year(tonight). We were going to wait until tomorrow morning(xmas eve) but I didn't feel like waiting. Below are a few kits I got from Santa. Please don't hesitate on Christmas morning or whenever to show us all the goodies you received. Wishing all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!!! Hunter

 

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Posted by Gamera on Saturday, December 23, 2017 10:39 PM

Wow Hunter that's quite the haul!

Congrads and Merry Christmas!!!

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by Rob Gronovius on Saturday, December 23, 2017 11:47 PM

My daughter was heading out of town to spend the holidays with her boyfriend's family, so I got her gift early, a Fossil smartwatch. Pretty neat device. I did order a kit with some Christmas money I received and have a 1/48 scale Tamiya M1A2 Abrams tank and the latest Squadron M60 Patton book.

I also got a pair of Metal Earth photo etched kits. One is a Star Destroyer and the other is the Batwing from the original Batman (Keaton) movie.

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Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, December 24, 2017 6:49 AM
My wife had a retirement party for me,along with cash and some non modeling gifts,I got a $100.00 certificate from Spruebrothers.Among other things,I plan to turn it into a Trumpeter Rooikat.

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Posted by Bish on Sunday, December 24, 2017 7:25 AM

Nice haul Hunter, you got a good selection of heavy metal there.

I tend not to get any models as the family never know what to get me. But i usually get cash from my mum and that goes towards somthing modelling related. So no doubt i'll be hitting the net shops tomorrow for somthing.

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

On the bench:

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Posted by mustang1989 on Sunday, December 24, 2017 7:39 AM

Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think most anyone would be happy with that model haul!!! Jeeez!!!

 

Being really stupid IS "the new smart"!!

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Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, December 24, 2017 8:34 AM

Well;

 You certainly hit the jackpot ! Mine this year leaned toward LEGO gifts . We have a convention coming , and everyone wants to see what I come up with this time . Glad for you .Merry Christmas and a Happy New year and stay safe for the coming year too ! T.B.  P.S. You will enjoy those M.B. figures , if , you like figures !

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Posted by goldhammer on Sunday, December 24, 2017 2:04 PM

Nice gift collection Hunter.  Appreciate your dedication as a first responder over the holidays and the time away from family.

Only myself left for now, so my model shopping was done earlier.  Put them up over on Tojo's thread since I finally got pics loaded.

Spending the holidays by myself working on a couple of GB's.

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  • From: Poland
Posted by Pawel on Sunday, December 24, 2017 3:18 PM

Hello!

I got the AFV Club's M113 ACAV:

1:35 AFV Club M113 ACAV

It's nice! Merry Christmas!

Paweł

All comments and critique welcomed. Thanks for your honest opinions!

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Posted by Chemteacher on Sunday, December 24, 2017 3:53 PM
I bought myself Squadron’s book on the USS Alabama BB-60. Great reference and reading.

On the bench: Revell P-51D (pending decals)

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Posted by Gamera on Sunday, December 24, 2017 6:29 PM

Well, already listed these over on Tojo's most recent purchases thread with a few smaller items but what the hey I'll post the two big kits here again since I unwrapped them tonight. Only problem is- after looking them over they're such nice looking kits I want to kick what I'm working on to the curb to start on them NOW!

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by castelnuovo on Sunday, December 24, 2017 10:10 PM

Santa hasn't been here yet but I am tracking him with my THAAD system. Will let you know tomorrow Smile

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Posted by modelcrazy on Sunday, December 24, 2017 10:11 PM

SInce we were moving down to Dallas over Christmas we opened presents last weekend. I recieved these before packing them up.

ON THE BENCH

1/72 Hasegawa Nell
1/700 Tamiya Scharnhorst / 1/700 Z-37 destroyer
1/72 Matchbox A-4 Mk-1 Comet

In Que

Probably a 1/144 TU-16 Badger.

Completing a kit is like cutting the head off a Hydra. Two more replace it in the stash.

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Posted by Tojo72 on Monday, December 25, 2017 8:04 AM

Pawel

Hello!

I got the AFV Club's M113 ACAV:

1:35 AFV Club M113 ACAV

It's nice! Merry Christmas!

Paweł

 

Got one of those a couple of months ago,looks very nice in box,should be fun. Yes

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Posted by Hunter on Monday, December 25, 2017 9:09 AM

modelcrazy

SInce we were moving down to Dallas over Christmas we opened presents last weekend. I recieved these before packing them up.

 

Looking forward to seeing what you do with those Steve...if it's anything like your water dio's it's going to look awesome.

Everyone has some great kits!

Hunter 

      

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Posted by Archangel Shooter on Monday, December 25, 2017 10:10 AM

I got another Trumpeter A-4M along with the Aerobonus 1/48 A-4 ejection seat and pilot for my Hasegawa A-4. The 1/32 F-4 seats w/ pilot and RIO, the shinny bag in the middle is the Airscale 1/32 cockpit instrument decal set. I also have an 1/32 Trumpeter F-8E stuck in the mail. It arrived here in Tucson but not before Christmas, should have it tomorrow. 

 DSC_0221 by Scott Peck, on Flickr

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 On the bench: So many hanger queens.

 

 

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Monday, December 25, 2017 11:49 AM

Another beauty for my 1/48 F-16 stash

 

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Posted by Hunter on Monday, December 25, 2017 4:11 PM

Archangel & TJ,

Very nice kits...I hope you might consider doing a thread on those beauties.

Hunter 

      

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Posted by keavdog on Monday, December 25, 2017 5:48 PM

Fun assortment of models and other gifts!

 

 

Thanks,

John

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Posted by armornut on Monday, December 25, 2017 5:50 PM

Hey Archangle, that Trumpy kit is really nice. Mine is going together very well with almost no putty needed....yet. I'm about 75% done. One thing to look at is aftermarket landing gear, the mains are nice however the nose has the tire molded to the strut. Not a deal breaker. Nice haul both of you.

we're modelers it's what we do

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Posted by cwalker3 on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 5:24 AM

Very nice gifts, everyone. My son got me Bandai's 1/144 scale At-At. Unfortunately, it's apparently coming on a slow boat from China as it's not expected to get here until mid-January! But that gives me time to do some mods to my modeling bench in the meantime.

Merry Christmas!

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Posted by Hodakamax on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 7:58 AM

OK, I couldn't resist on this one. All does not always go well when consumerism drives a holiday. A little tounge-in-cheek silliness from my other favorite forum, the Hodaka motorcycle site. (Actually why they call me Hodakamax). Bah, Humbug!

A character on the site got a cool tie, a Bob Ross Coloring book, golf spheres, whatever they are, and a cool veggie Spiralizer tool as seen on TV. Ho,ho,ho! Maybe next year if he's good. LOL!

Ok, I leave you all alone to enjoy your holiday season. Best Wishes to you all!

Hodakamax

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Posted by Rambo on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:23 AM

My wife god bless her knows how much I like anything to do with Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps she got me these two kits off my wishlist from spruebrothers along with Ammo by Mig Weathering magazine 13 dessert. Merry Christmas everyone!

 

Christmas haul

Clint

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:49 AM

Hodakamax

OK, I couldn't resist on this one. All does not always go well when consumerism drives a holiday. A little tounge-in-cheek silliness from my other favorite forum, the Hodaka motorcycle site. (Actually why they call me Hodakamax). Bah, Humbug!

A character on the site got a cool tie, a Bob Ross Coloring book, golf spheres, whatever they are, and a cool veggie Spiralizer tool as seen on TV. Ho,ho,ho! Maybe next year if he's good. LOL!

Ok, I leave you all alone to enjoy your holiday season. Best Wishes to you all!

Hodakamax

 

Bob Ross colouring book!?! Odd, but not as odd as the ad for the Bob Ross Chia pet I saw the other day. Indifferent

http://chia.com/bob-ross-chia-pet/

 

Great hauls guys, I was afraid Hunter mugged Santa and took everyone else's gifts! Wink

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by Hodakamax on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:11 AM

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Ross colouring book!?! Odd, but not as odd as the ad for the Bob Ross Chia pet I saw the other day. Indifferent

http://chia.com/bob-ross-chia-pet/

 

Too funny! LOL! Hard to top that!---Max

 

 

 

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Posted by murph on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:15 AM

Got a couple of Tamiya 48th scale kits; Spitfire Vb and the RAF Mustang III (birdcage Mustang canopy and Malcolm hood) and $100 gift certificate at one of the local hobby shops.  Got myself and new pressure regulator / moisture trap just before Xmas.

Retired and living the dream!

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Posted by Tojo72 on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:27 AM

Rambo

My wife god bless her knows how much I like anything to do with Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps she got me these two kits off my wishlist from spruebrothers along with Ammo by Mig Weathering magazine 13 dessert. Merry Christmas everyone!

 

Christmas haul

 

Isnt that Mammoth a great little kit,cant wait to get on it,lotsa interior details.

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Posted by scottrc on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:31 AM

Hey Hunter, Merry Christmas,

My wife is also working a 36 for EMS through tomorrow, so we had Christmas on Saturday.  I scored well and have the house to myself for a few days.

My father was a plank owner on CV16 after it was modernized, so I'm in the process of building all three generations of the carrier. Low and behold, I was granted the Dragon kit from Santa.

Also got a new set of needles for my airbrush, a much needed airbrush stand, and a whole mess of paints I needed replenished. (She intercepted my supply order I made back in November).

Hodakamax, your story reminds me of my local RC club meeting that was held right after Christmas.  All the members were showing off their new kits, engines, radios, and other goodies and all I had to show was a tie (Mickey Mouse!) and a pair of socks.  At least I won the door prize, a bottle of glue. I was in my final year of college and just starting a family, so the needs outwieght the hobby, but it was a fun time with a swell group of folks.  

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Posted by Rambo on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 12:59 PM

Tojo72

 

 
Rambo

My wife god bless her knows how much I like anything to do with Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps she got me these two kits off my wishlist from spruebrothers along with Ammo by Mig Weathering magazine 13 dessert. Merry Christmas everyone!

 

Christmas haul

 

 

 

Isnt that Mammoth a great little kit,cant wait to get on it,lotsa interior details.

 

It is I was thinking of adding a led to the inside to help show everything off otherwise it will be very dark in there.

Clint

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Posted by silentbob33 on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 1:27 PM

OK the Bob Ross coloring book would be great for several people I know Geeked

My sister was a little sad that I already had the P-51 and the F-18, but I told her not to worry since I can always do a different scheme with it.  And I really need to get more of the Bandai Star Wars kits.

On my bench: 1/48 Monogram F/A-18 Hornet "Hi-Tech" version

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