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Japanese Group Build Part III
Posted by Gamera on Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:37 PM

JAPANESE GROUP BUILT PART III

RULES

* Start date January 1st, 2014

* Run time to December 31st, 2014

* Japanese subjects, which I'll define as fighting under the Japanese flag, aka a captured P-40 flown by a Japanese pilot would be eligible.

* Cross-overs welcome

* Pre-started are fine as long as under 10-20% (light assembly)

* Any 'roll-over' subjects from Part II are welcome.

And most important have fun guys and gals!


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

 

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Posted by Gamera on Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:37 PM

Completed models/sign-up list

AJD3530: Arii 1/48th N1K1 'George'

Bsyamato: LS 1/72nd Ki-15 Babs :Finished photos page 30.

                     Hasegawa 1/72nd Ki-51 Sonia: Finished photos page 49.

                      Fujimi 1/72nd Tenzan

                      Ace 1/72 Kurogane Staff Car

Falconmod: Hasegawa 1/48th A6M5 Zero: Finished photos page 46.

                                            1/72nd Shiden: Finished photos page 46.

                                    1/48th Tamiya Ki-84 Frank: Finished photos page 64.

Flyerduke:  Tamiya 1/48 Ki-46 Dinah

Gamera:  Hasegawa 1/48 N1K1 Shiden: Finished photos page 54.

Finish all the krap I started for the last GB...

Greysnake:  Tamiya 1/48 A6M3 Zero Hamp

Jgeratic: Fujimi 1/72 A5M4 Claude :Finished photos page 31.


             Choroszy Modelbud 1/72nd Tachikawa Ki-9: Finished photos page 35.


Jibber: Dragon 1/35th Type 2 Ka-Mi: Finished photos page 38.

Johnson: Platz 1/72nd JASDF T-33 'San-san'

                   Platz Mitsubishi F-1

                  FineMolds Ka-14: Finished photos page 21.

                  Fujimi Type 90 MBT prototype: Finished photos page 16.


Modelcrazy: Tamiya 1/35th Type 97 Chi-Ha: Finished photos page 52.

Nathan T: TBA

Panzerpilot: Hasegawa 1/32nd Ki-61: Finished photos page 27.

PeteG: Hasegawa 1/48th Ki-84 

Plasticjunkie: Hasegawa 1/48th N1K1 'George': Completed photos page 15.

Rigidrider: Hasegawa 1/32nd Ki-43 'Oscar': Completed photos page 14.

Hasegawa/Minicraft 1/48th J7W Shinden-kai: Completed photos page 43.

SchattenSpartan: Zoukei Mura 1/32nd  J7W1 Shinden

                                 Tamiya 1/32 A6M Zero

Silentbob33: Tamiya 1/48 A6M2 Zero: Completed photos page 48.

Simpilot34: Hasegawa 1/72 Kawanishi E7K1 'Alf' 

Son of Medicine Man: Tamiya 1/48 A6M2 Zero

Stikpusher: AFV Club 1/350th I-18: Completed photos page 63.

Tal Afar Dave: Airfix 1/72nd Zero

                          Airfix 1/72nd Val

Taxp: Tamiya 1/72nd Nanzan

Tom68: Tamiya 1/48th Zero A6M3 : Completed photos page 59.

Waikong: TBA

Waynec: JGSDF TYPE 87 35mm(2) SPAA

Wiccan Warrior: 1/72 Hasegawa/Airfix with resin parts JASDF F-104 Starfighter

WW2psycho: 1/48 Hasegawa Kate

Ygmodeler4: 1/48 Tamiya A6M2

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

 

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Posted by Gamera on Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:37 PM

Your choice of badges!

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:47 PM

Sign me up... I'll figure out my subject later

 

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, November 25, 2013 12:07 AM

Sure SP, you got it!

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Posted by ajd3530 on Monday, November 25, 2013 1:39 AM
Count me in. I might be doing an Arii Ki-44 if I can ever find some AM decals at a decent price. If not that, then more than likely a Tamiya A6M of some variety. I'll let you know before the new year hopefully.
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Posted by taxtp on Monday, November 25, 2013 2:30 AM

Cliff, I'll do another Tamiya 1/72 Nanzan, as I promised it some time back. Then I can call that little idea complete, as they only built one of them and repainted it once !

I might do a late 'George' too, but don't quote me on that until I get through the Nanzan. That would give me one each of the low wing, and mid wing variants.

Cheers

Tony

I'm just taking it one GB at a time.

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, November 25, 2013 8:23 AM

Thanks guys, got you both down.

Ajd3530 I assume both of those are 1/48th?

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Posted by bsyamato on Monday, November 25, 2013 11:02 AM

Here i am Eats

For now my fujimi Tenzan 1/72 from previous part two... for now Big Smile

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Monday, November 25, 2013 11:17 AM

Please sign me up with a 1/48 Hasegawa George.

 GIFMaker.org_jy_Ayj_O

 

 

Too many models to build, not enough time in a lifetime!!

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, November 25, 2013 11:20 AM

You got it guys!

And thanks!

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

 

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Posted by waikong on Monday, November 25, 2013 3:47 PM

Ok, I'm in. Been a while since I've been in a GB. Needs some major inspiration, been a lean modelling year. I'll have to decide later what to build.

My website: http://waihobbies.wkhc.net

   

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Posted by jibber on Monday, November 25, 2013 4:04 PM

Gamera, can you put be down for a Type 2 Ka-Mi Amphibious Tank in 1/35 by Dragon

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Posted by jibber on Monday, November 25, 2013 6:01 PM

Pontoon or no pontoon is the question for the Ka-Mi. It's such a weird looking vehicle I'm thinking "with". Thoughts?

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, November 25, 2013 7:32 PM

Hey Waikong, great to have you, I'll put you down as a TBA.

Jibber: Yeah, the pontoons are awesome, I've got one and thinking about trying to modify some figures to show the crew attaching the things to the tank on a beach. I don't have any good photos so I'm not sure how it was done other than a lot of sweat and hard work.  

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Posted by jibber on Monday, November 25, 2013 9:08 PM

How was the kit, looks straight forward. I wonder if they didn't drive into it?

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, November 25, 2013 11:10 PM

Looks like a really nice kit in the box. Constructor built one a year or so ago.

LINK

I'd assume the pontoons weren't too heavy since they were just big floats. I'd guess most of the crew manhandled them into position while one guy put the bolts in.

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Posted by stikpusher on Monday, November 25, 2013 11:41 PM

The pontoons were held in place by mechanical claw assemblies, that way the could be dropped once the tank was ashore and not be hindered by them. Actually a very clever method for approaching the problem of how to make a tank swim. The US had a similar kit for the Sherman by the end of the war.

 

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 Gamera on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 7:41 AM

Thanks for the correction SP, I should have checked the kit before I posted- those claw clamps are very distinctive.

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Posted by falconmod on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:56 AM

Gamera,

Against my better judgement  go ahead and sign me up!  I think it may be a Hasegawa A6M5 zero 1/48

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/72 A5M4 Claude

1/72 EF-111

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 9:53 AM

Great John, got you down.

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Posted by GreySnake on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 12:30 PM

I've been waiting for this! Sign me up for a Tamiya 1/48 A6M3 Zero Hamp.

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 12:49 PM

Gotcha!

If this the new kit you'll love it, one of the best I've ever built. And the older kit isn't half bad either!

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Posted by GreySnake on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 1:42 PM

Its the oldie kit from 1982 or so. Can't wait to start on it looks like it'll be fun.

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Posted by plasticjunkie on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:47 PM

Gamera

Thanks for letting me in. I have several other Japanese planes in the stash so I will likely throw in at least one more in the GB during the coming year. Great way to lower the stash count.

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Posted by Nathan T on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:50 PM

Ohh, gonna be some sweet builds here in part thrice!!

Now I gotta decide what I wanna do..

 

 

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Posted by ww2psycho on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:19 PM

Put my name down. Probably a Hasegawa Kate 1:48

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Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 7:38 AM

Great, got you guys down!

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

 

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Posted by falconmod on Monday, December 2, 2013 7:55 AM

Here's the kit,  sorry I didn't have time at 1am to get some pictures of the parts, later this week maybe.

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/72 A5M4 Claude

1/72 EF-111

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Posted by Nathan T on Monday, December 2, 2013 8:13 AM

Thats a sweet kit, John. Built it a few years ago. No probs at all. Even the decals where good. All I wish I'd done different is buy canopy masks.

 

 

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