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100th Anniversary of WWI GB

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  • Member since
    February 2006
  • From: Smithers, BC, Canada
Posted by ruddratt on Sunday, January 19, 2014 6:16 PM

Dave, all we need now is a badge for the ship guys and we're ready to rock. Yes

Mike

 "We have our own ammunition. It's filled with paint. When we fire it, it makes pretty pictures....scares the hell outta people."

 

  • Member since
    August 2007
  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Sunday, January 19, 2014 8:21 PM

Pushin' my luck , but I feel sorry for the flotty guys, they feet is always wet 

For Ships?

   

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

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  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Sunday, January 19, 2014 8:26 PM

GreySnake

Ernie and John, Got you updated.

Steve, I like that badge, I've posted it on the main page.

Mike, That armor badge is cool! I've updated the main page with Steve's badge as well.

David

David, Thank You for your acceptance. It is my honor to help.

Also thanks ruddratt,  for your very kind words.

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

  • Member since
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  • From: Saskatchewan, Canada.
Posted by Ernie_SK on Monday, January 20, 2014 5:52 AM

Steve - The Naval badge look great...well done!

Ernie

  Seeing double is a good thing...when it comes to wings.

  • Member since
    September 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Monday, January 20, 2014 12:10 PM

Ok! Ok, i surrender.   I was in the FSM WWI BG last year and it was great, considering it was my first WWI plane.  I think at this point I'll go with the Eduard Fokker E V.

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

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    February 2011
  • From: AZ,USA
Posted by GreySnake on Monday, January 20, 2014 7:09 PM

Steve, That ship badge is cool, thanks for making it. Got it added to the main page.

John, Thanks for joining. That's an interesting looking E.V. Are you going to paint your kit like that or something different?

David

 
  • Member since
    February 2006
  • From: Smithers, BC, Canada
Posted by ruddratt on Monday, January 20, 2014 7:50 PM

Steve, very nice work on the ship badge!  Looks like we've got all the genres covered. Yes

Dave - man,  23 entries now and counting!  You are going to be one busy host my friend!

Mike

 "We have our own ammunition. It's filled with paint. When we fire it, it makes pretty pictures....scares the hell outta people."

 

  • Member since
    August 2007
  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:07 AM

To Dave and ruddratt

From my Creative Artistic Center of  Awesomeness (CA CA);

I salute you both.

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

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  • From: Proctor. MN
Posted by 65ss on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 8:42 PM

Dave- I decided on a kit. I'm going to go with the TAKOM 1/16 Renault FT-17. I love big scale armorStick out tongue

My better half got it for me for my birthday.Cake

Dale

  • Member since
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  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Thursday, January 23, 2014 1:48 AM

nice choice and 

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

  • Member since
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Posted by GMorrison on Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:12 PM

Ernie_SK

Steve - The Naval badge look great...well done!

Ernie

We call them "Castles of Steel".

Nicely done. Could the type maybe not be pink?

Modeling is an excuse to buy books

 

  • Member since
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  • From: AZ,USA
Posted by GreySnake on Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:09 PM

Mike, You're right I'm going to be really busy!

Steve, Thanks and I salute you also!

Dale, Got you updated. Can't wait to see that kit built up. And happy late birthday.

GMorrison, I didn't even notice the ship badge being pink, till you pointed it out. Steve could you change it by chance?

I picked my first build out today. The 1/72 Airfix Hannover CL.III not a lot of parts to the kit. But painting the lozenge is going to be a pain.

David

 
  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:32 PM

 David- I can help look, but there's some good sources for lozenge decals on line. There's no way I could paint those in 1/72. I used the ones that came with my 1/72 Hansa Brandenburg W29. They were slightly the wrong color but an over spray of thinned down light grey really helped. I also have a great source for guns, I'll post Ivan's contact.

Modeling is an excuse to buy books

 

  • Member since
    August 2007
  • From: back country of SO-CAL, at the birth place of Naval Aviation
Posted by DUSTER on Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:57 PM

GMorrison

Ernie_SK

Steve - The Naval badge look great...well done!

Ernie

We call them "Castles of Steel".

Nicely done. Could the type maybe not be pink? 

Well it's really Fuchsia and was picked to be visible from the background.  But I take your point, Castles of Steel and Fuchsia don't seem to "play well" together.

So have a compromise for you:  To maintain readability and avoid causing old salts  to cringe ,

how about    ?  

 Now ,if you can convince  Dave to change/add to the accepted badges you're in... I'm sooo busy paintin' my model                    

Steve

Building the perfect model---just not quite yet  Confused

  • Member since
    February 2011
  • From: AZ,USA
Posted by GreySnake on Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:04 PM

GMorrison, First off thanks for the offer on helping with the lozenge. I've found a pretty good decal sheet on ebay that should work for my kit. If you have a source for guns that would really help. The Airfix kit' is really basic and its going to take a lot of work.

Steve, Thanks for changing the badge it looks a lot better now. Got the page updated.

David

 
  • Member since
    July 2010
  • From: Tempe AZ
Posted by docidle on Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:07 PM

GM,

That is one sweet ride.  Are there anymore pictures hiding out there?  If this build is going to be four years, I just might try my hand on the WIngNut Wings' Gotha.

Steve

       

 

 

  • Member since
    July 2010
  • From: Tempe AZ
Posted by docidle on Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:11 PM

Steve,

Great badge and thanks for doing them.

Dave,

Are we starting now?  I thought it was going to start in July?  This is my first group build so if it seems that I am dazed and confused it is because that is my "normal" state.

Steve

       

 

 

  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Friday, January 24, 2014 2:28 AM

GreySnake

If you have a source for guns that would really help.

David

This guy is an eBay seller and has really good gun casts in 1/72

Ivan Kolenko info@modelsua.com

Modeling is an excuse to buy books

 

  • Member since
    February 2011
  • From: AZ,USA
Posted by GreySnake on Friday, January 24, 2014 6:24 AM

Thanks GMorrison! Also forgot to put in my previous post that Hansa looks great!

Steve, Well if you build a WNW Gotha I'd have no excuse not to build one of my Roden Gotha's! The WNW kit looks like it would be a really impressive model once built. Where not starting just yet.

David

 
  • Member since
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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, January 24, 2014 12:09 PM

Nice collection of badges there, nice to have badges to fit the builds.

I think I have decided what I am going to build. Remember I said I wanted something with no or minimal rigging. Well, forget I said that.

Don't put it down yet David. I am going to order it with my next order to Hannants in a couple of weeks, so these still time to change my mind. But I do rather like the scheme on this. 

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

On the bench: Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat

  • Member since
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  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 24, 2014 12:24 PM

Bish

Nice collection of badges there, nice to have badges to fit the builds.

I think I have decided what I am going to build. Remember I said I wanted something with no or minimal rigging. Well, forget I said that.

Don't put it down yet David. I am going to order it with my next order to Hannants in a couple of weeks, so these still time to change my mind. But I do rather like the scheme on this. 

Bish,

    This is too funny,   I had the same kit in my hands Tuesday night at my LHS,  I was standing there trying to decide if I want to torture  myself with 1/72 scale rigging.  I built the 1/48 albatros DIII for the WWI GB last year,  and that was my very first time rigging.   Now I'll probably have to pick this one up next week when I work at my LHS.Surprise I too was attracted by the scheme.   I have been trying to get those decals in 1/48,  and at the moment i can't remember if i found them or not.

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

  • Member since
    September 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 24, 2014 12:30 PM

Here's a picture of my finished build from last year

I think you can see a bunch of the WWI builds I think on the main page  readers gallery

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

  • Member since
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  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:00 PM

O go on john, you know the torture is good for you.

When you say the Reader Gallery, do you mean on line or the special in the mag.

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

On the bench: Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat

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  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:15 PM

I know,  I'm just drawn to projects that make my eyes hurt.Geeked

It's the online extras on the main page.  I didn't make it in the mag Crying

www.finescale.com  then scroll down to the bottom  you should see the yellow WWI GB badge

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:26 PM

I had missed that, but then I hardly ever go to the front page, just straight to the forum. Its good they were able to get the others builds on there. You probably get more coverage than the one sin the mag.

That D.III is a great build, I can't wait to see what you do for this one. If we both end up doing the Eduard kit, we can compare notes and go blind together.Wink

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

On the bench: Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat

  • Member since
    September 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:35 PM

Yes you miss it when you don't go to the home page.

  Ya I really liked that kit,  it made me go by about 4 other Eduard WWI kits for the stash.  I'm going to have to stack 2 10x hood magnifiers togetherDead for the 1/72 scale.  I will for sure be using the third hand alligator clip stand when I rig it.

And hopefully it won't want to go flying out of my hands like the D III did when I was trying to attach the top wing.Censored Crying

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:40 PM

O, its not that bad, honestly. Whistling Rigging that 0/400 was a breeze. lining the wings up, now thats another matter. That's where being an octopus would help.

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

On the bench: Revell 1/72nd Type VIIc U-Boat

  • Member since
    September 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 24, 2014 1:46 PM

Ya, that thing is scary! Wow

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/48 T-38

1/72 EF-111, 1/144 Harrier

  • Member since
    September 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Friday, January 24, 2014 3:09 PM

Bish

I had missed that, but then I hardly ever go to the front page, just straight to the forum. Its good they were able to get the others builds on there.

Some of them...Sad

So I was buying some resin stuff for another GB and I noticed that Freight Dog sells lozenge decals.

Modeling is an excuse to buy books

 

  • Member since
    September 2005
  • From: Central Nebraska
Posted by freem on Friday, January 24, 2014 3:27 PM

Bish

I survived the 1/72 Fokker Eiv (which is on the front page) and have lots of other I need to do while I can still sorta see.  My two words of advice---BUILD IT!!!!!

Chris Christenson

 

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