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Stikpusher 2019 - Pass In Review!

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Stikpusher 2019 - Pass In Review!
Posted by stikpusher on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 11:12 AM

Well, numberwise, I completed one more project than last year, for a whopping total of four... but mid year I got bogged down in a couple of projects that ended up taking far more time than I had available, so four it is.

 

1. Airfix 1/32 QF 17 Pounder Anti Tank Gun

 

 

 

 

2. Tamiya 1/35 Sdkfz 222

 

 

 

 

3. Tamiya 1/35 Leopard 1A4

 

 

 

 

4. Bandai 1/144 Incom T-65 X-Wing

 

 

 

 

Next year should be better... thanks for looking.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by armornut on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 12:33 PM

    Nice grouping Stik, I really like the Leopard. Hope you have a GREAT 2020.

we're modelers it's what we do

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Posted by Bish on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 2:41 PM

They are 4 really nice builds Carlos, great work. Look forward to 2020.

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

On the bench: Fujim 1/72nd Ju 87R-2/AMT STAP/ Youngs Miniatures 1/10th Templar Bust/Accurate Armour 1/35th SNATCH

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 2:44 PM

Four is two more than I got built. And mine aren't likely to win any awards. I did try bribing the judges with donuts, it didn't work. This year I'm going to try pie. 

All joking aside congradulations on your well deserved awards- looking forward to seeing what you've got planned in 2020!  

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

 

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:33 PM

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Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/48 Airfix Ju87 B2 Stuka

On deck: 

In the hole: 

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:33 PM

My favorite has to be that 17 pounder! 

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/48 Airfix Ju87 B2 Stuka

On deck: 

In the hole: 

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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:20 PM

Great stuff!  I really like the 222

Thanks,

John

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Posted by stikpusher on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:48 PM

Thank you guys! Very much appreciated. But it looks like I forgot one...

So that makes five for this year. I feel better about that...

Zvezda 1/35 BTR-70

 

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by castelnuovo on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 6:49 PM

Well done stick. Love the sdkfz 222.

Cheers

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Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:45 AM

Thanks Castel. The 222 was a fun project.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 6:24 AM
Nice group of builds Carlos. I'm not much into armor but you know how to build armor.

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:58 AM

Thanks TJ. I’m kinda surprised that I completed zero aircraft last year. Although the X-Wing is kinda close. I will address that this year.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by Real G on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 2:38 PM

Great builds Stik!  Look foward to seeing your 2020 projects!

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Posted by Aggieman on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 9:16 PM

That's a nice year of armor there, and Red One (or was that Red Leader?) looks great!

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Posted by stikpusher on Thursday, January 2, 2020 9:03 AM

Real & Aggie, thanks for your kind words. Yes Aggie, that is indeed Red Leader. Everybody does Luke’s mount. I wanted to do mine a bit different.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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Posted by Ted4321 on Friday, January 3, 2020 10:17 PM

All look really nice, stick. Yes

I'm developing a star wars bandai problem.  I really want that x wing. 

In regards to the 17lb. gun...

Did you use static grass on the diorama base? 

Does the figure come with the kit? 

T e d

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Saturday, January 4, 2020 12:54 AM

Excelent job Stick

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Posted by The Drifter on Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:15 PM

Beautiful work Carlos...you definitely deserved those awards. Outstanding job sir. Also, where did you purchase those camo nets for your leopard tank? That was a wonderful touch to your build.

Jeff

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Posted by stikpusher on Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:49 PM

Ted, MC, Drifter, thank you! I am happy to hear that you like these builds.

Drifter, I found the camo netting on eBay. Just type in 1/35 camo net for a search and adjust the search to low price first. It should show up. It is a paper product, and was quite inexpensive. But it's hit and miss on availability. I would like to get some more for future projects.

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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  • From: Southeast Kentucky
Posted by The Drifter on Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:04 PM

stikpusher

Ted, MC, Drifter, thank you! I am happy to hear that you like these builds.

Drifter, I found the camo netting on eBay. Just type in 1/35 camo net for a search and adjust the search to low price first. It should show up. It is a paper product, and was quite inexpensive. But it's hit and miss on availability. I would like to get some more for future projects.

 

Thank you Carlos for the info. You did a splendid job on the build and the use of the netting. It really looks sharp!

Jeff

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Posted by Greg on Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:08 PM

Nice work, Stik. Yes

I was going to comment "Oh, an all-amour year!", then finished scrolling and saw the x-wing fighter. Surprised me. Smile

Your nice bases sure are the icing on the cake of your armour experitize.

-Greg

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, January 5, 2020 1:46 PM

Drifter, modern NATO armor in the field does not look right without camo nets. You're quite welcome for the info.

Greg

Nice work, Stik. Yes

I was going to comment "Oh, an all-amour year!", then finished scrolling and saw the x-wing fighter. Surprised me. Smile

Your nice bases sure are the icing on the cake of your armour experitize.

 

Thank you Greg. It was pretty close to being an all armor year... but that little X-Wing came along...

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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  • From: Vancouver, Washington USA
Posted by Sergeant on Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:21 PM

Carlos, I remember the Tamiya 1/35 Sdkfz 222. It was amazing how you finished that model in 12 days and then received a first place award... Wow! Did you do all these models in your spare time?

Harold

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:34 PM

Thanks sarge,

yeah, they've all been built in spare time. Days off or bits of time after work. This past year went by so fast... 

 

F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town!

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

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  • From: Land of Lakes
Posted by cbaltrin on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:07 PM

Great looking builds Stik! 

On the Bench:

  • Italeri F-100D 1/72
  • Revel 1/72 HH-3 Jolly Green Giant
  • Monogram P-47D
  • Monogram F-14A
  • Monogram P-51D
  • Monogram F-16A Air Force Fighter

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