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  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:34 PM

I would like to throw my hat in the ring.

1/35 scale motorcycle with sidecar and figures.

My only concern is paint drying time. I usually let stuff sit for a couple of days ..... before I put my "thumb print on it.

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:58 PM

littletimmy
1/35 scale motorcycle with sidecar and figures.

OOPPS ! Scratch that. Apperently I painted half of it when I put it into storage 10 years ago.

So it's a tossup between a Monogram 1926 Mack tank truck or a plane of some sort. 

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    June, 2008
Posted by lewbud on Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:13 AM

littletimmy,

Welcome aboard!  You've got some time to decide.

Bondo, 

Corsair or Skyknight? That's a tough choice.  

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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    May, 2017
  • From: Denver, Colorado
Posted by MrStecks on Friday, September 15, 2017 1:20 PM

I'm going to do Eduard's 1/48 F6F-3 Fighter Weekend Edition.  It seems appropriate.  Smile

Cheers, Mark


On the bench: Eduard 1/32 P-47 Dottie Mae

In the queue: Tamiya 1/32 P-51 Mustang;  WNW 1/32 Fokker D.VII (Fok.) "Early";  Revell 1/48 B-25J;  AMT 1/48 Lockheed Vega;  AMT 1/48 Stinson Reliant SR-9;  Revell 1/48 TBF Avenger;  Hasegawa 1/48 Nakajima E8N1 Type 95 Reconnaissance Seaplane (DAVE) Model 1

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    October, 2016
  • From: Somewhere in Ohio...
Posted by DasBeav on Friday, September 15, 2017 3:23 PM

I would like to join, Lewbud. Sounds like alot of fun!

 

Sooner Born...Buckeye Bred.

 

  • Member since
    March, 2017
  • From: Mid Michigan
Posted by shamoo on Friday, September 15, 2017 7:44 PM

Put me down for the Aoshima F4F Wildcat.  1970's boxing of the 1966 kit.

Dave

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Friday, September 15, 2017 8:46 PM

Not all kits are created equal. I have kits with only 4 parts  that come pre-painted.

Just so I dont get shot for cheeting I decided to let you guys decide what I build. 

FIRST: 1/87 scale wood and metal kit.

 It comes pre-painted but I will have to do some serious touch up and weathering. It's yellow so I figured that would  make it a little more diffacult.

SECOND: 1/87 scale pick-up.

Cons.... very small with about 30 parts.

THIRD: A plane 1/72 scale. I know nothing about this plane and I havent built a plane in forever.

Forth: Another plane... but I know a bit about these.

you guys get together and decide which one you think I would "screw up" the worst.

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    March, 2017
  • From: Mid Michigan
Posted by shamoo on Friday, September 15, 2017 8:58 PM

littletimmy

Not all kits are created equal. I have kits with only 4 parts  that come pre-painted.

Just so I dont get shot for cheeting I decided to let you guys decide what I build. 

FIRST: 1/87 scale wood and metal kit.

 It comes pre-painted but I will have to do some serious touch up and weathering. It's yellow so I figured that would  make it a little more diffacult.

SECOND: 1/87 scale pick-up.

Cons.... very small with about 30 parts.

THIRD: A plane 1/72 scale. I know nothing about this plane and I havent built a plane in forever.

Forth: Another plane... but I know a bit about these.

you guys get together and decide which one you think I would "screw up" the worst.

 

Being a currently frustrated N-scaler I'm tempted to vote for the reefer just to see what you can do with weathering it. But that French plane is awful pretty though.

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Friday, September 15, 2017 9:39 PM

shamoo
But that French plane is awful pretty though.

 Thats what I was thinking of. It's out of my "comfort range" and the camoflage would take me a minute to figure out.

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

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    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Friday, September 15, 2017 9:48 PM

littletimmy

 

 
shamoo
But that French plane is awful pretty though.

 

 Thats what I was thinking of. It's out of my "comfort range" and the camoflage would take me a minute to figure out.

 

I'd go with the Testers

ON THE BENCH

1/48 Revell P-40B
1/25 Monogram 57 Chevy Bel Air

In Que

1/700 Trumpeter Slava class Russian missile cruiser
1/48 Italeri Hurricane Mk.1 Trop (waiting for new parts from Italy)

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  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Friday, September 15, 2017 10:14 PM

The French camo is easy: green, a blue gray, and brown on top, light blue gray lowers. Model Master did make the French colors... 

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Friday, September 15, 2017 10:18 PM

modelcrazy
I'd go with the Testers

That would be the easyist of the bunch. I might actually finish that one in 48 hours. And I already have those colors on the workbench.....

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Friday, September 15, 2017 10:28 PM

stikpusher
The French camo is easy: green, a blue gray, and brown on top, light blue gray lowers. Model Master did make the French colors...

The reason I joind this group build was to challenge myself and finish in 48 hours. The caudron is out of the ordinary for me so its the kit (of the four) that I felt would meet that criteria. But I still think you guys should pick the kit....  Just trying to be fair.

Lets face it, if I do the pick-up I'll be done in 4 hours.

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    July, 2004
  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Friday, September 15, 2017 10:52 PM

In 1/72 I think it's possible. It all depends on your painting... It is not a large kit so depending upon if you hand brush or airbrush... there are your time killers... lots of planning and preparation can speed you thru this.... that old F4U is also about a 4 hour build (at most) plus painting...

but if you're worried, don't push it... These weekend madness GBs are as much about the fun of a speed build, as opposed to all the things we usually  obsess over...

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Friday, September 15, 2017 11:14 PM

stikpusher
but if you're worried, don't push it... These weekend madness GBs are as much about the fun of a speed build, as opposed to all the things we usually  obsess over...

Ok. Caudron it is. ( I'll keep the other three there to work on while I wait on paint to dry.)

Who knows..... I might actually finish/ smash more than one.

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    August, 2004
  • From: Forest Hill, Maryland
Posted by cwalker3 on Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:42 AM

shamoo

 

 
littletimmy

Not all kits are created equal. I have kits with only 4 parts  that come pre-painted.

Just so I dont get shot for cheeting I decided to let you guys decide what I build. 

FIRST: 1/87 scale wood and metal kit.

 

Being a currently frustrated N-scaler I'm tempted to vote for the reefer just to see what you can do with weathering it. But that French plane is awful pretty though.

 

When I seen this my first thought was that it was a model of a roadside billboard advertising reefer. I guess y'all know wher my mind is! Stick out tongue

  • Member since
    September, 2016
Posted by Retired In Kalifornia on Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:50 AM

Bought a black border box one c. 1988, nice build. Wood construction so no aluminum weathering on wings & body outside metal panels & canopy frames.

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    April, 2014
Posted by B_one fixer on Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:03 AM

Go ahead and put me down for this one. I got a 1/72 EF-111 by AMT/ERTL

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    March, 2008
Posted by Caveman on Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:24 AM

I knew there was a reason to wake up this month.  I felt the Weekend Madness Build slowly creeping up on me and gently tickling my ego.  Time to organize the bench and paint room.  Time to peruse the stash and weigh my chances.  Time to make the list of supplies I will need and stock up on the coffee.

More importantly, I need a new photo sharing site.  Like most of us, getting stung by Photobucket causes a real issue.  What do you fellow modellers use?  I was going to wait it out and see if there was a general concensus on the "new site" to use, but with this build just around the corner I had better choose one and get familiar with it.

Count me in Lewbud and thanks for hosting this great build once again.  I will pick out a kit a little closer to the start date.  With the local show and swap meet a mere few weeks away anything is possible at this point.

Four engines huh?   Hmmmmmmmmmmm.........................

  • Member since
    March, 2017
  • From: Mid Michigan
Posted by shamoo on Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:51 AM

I've been using Flickr. Seems to work well. I'll paste in the process to post the images. 

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shamoo said 9 days ago

I'd be happy to.  A qualifier though... I have been unable to make this work on my iPhone.  I am using a PC.  I haven't tried on an an Android system yet, but I might try rthat this weekend.

Click on the picture in Flikr that you want to imbed.

 fnsc1 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Scroll down to the bottom of that page to check the settitngs of the photo.

 fnsc2 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Make sure the two settings i have sloppily circled in red are at "public" and "safe"

Just under the picture is a curved arrow.

 fnsc1 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Click on the arrow to reveal this screen:

 fnsc3 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Click on the "BB Code" and set5 the size to medium 640x512 is what I use.  Highlight and right click to copy the entire line of code.

Now go to your post on Finescale, put the cursor where you want the picture in the body of your message, right click, and select paste. Your picture will apperar in a few seconds or when you save and post your message.

Good luck.

DaveM

 
 
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Posted by Caveman on Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 PM

Thanks for the info.  I will play around with it and see what happens.

 

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Posted by Caveman on Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:06 PM

Like this?

 Sukhoi 25 Frogfoot by Tim Bowers, on Flickr

 SU-25 2 by Tim Bowers, on Flickr

 PB291102 by Tim Bowers, on Flickr

 PC051507 by Tim Bowers, on Flickr

Just trying to post some of my past 48 hour builds to see what happens.  I hope this works!

 

 

  • Member since
    June, 2008
Posted by lewbud on Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:59 PM

Glad to see you guys are excited about this build!  

Littletimmy,

I know I'm a little late, but whatever you decide to build will be fine.  The Caudron is a fine choice.

Dasbeav, b_onefixer, and caveman welcome back! Glad to have you aboard!

Tim, I feel your pain about finding a hosting site.  I have a Fotki site which I got when I first joined here many moons ago. I couldn't make it work then, but it's easy to use now.  I reupped my subscription for the year (it's free until you reach a certain limit) after the photobucket debacle, but can't get the app to work on my phone (it's my only access at the moment, unless I get to the library).  I've got a Flickr account, but all I can post is the link, haven't figured out how to post the actual pic.

Roster is updated.

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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    July, 2004
  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:06 PM

I use Postimage and that works simple enough for me... and it's free so far...

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    June, 2008
Posted by lewbud on Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:21 PM

shamoo

I've been using Flickr. Seems to work well. I'll paste in the process to post the images. 

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shamoo said 9 days ago

I'd be happy to.  A qualifier though... I have been unable to make this work on my iPhone.  I am using a PC.  I haven't tried on an an Android system yet, but I might try rthat this weekend.

Click on the picture in Flikr that you want to imbed.

 fnsc1 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Scroll down to the bottom of that page to check the settitngs of the photo.

 fnsc2 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Make sure the two settings i have sloppily circled in red are at "public" and "safe"

Just under the picture is a curved arrow.

 fnsc1 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Click on the arrow to reveal this screen:

 fnsc3 by David Brownlee, on Flickr

Click on the "BB Code" and set5 the size to medium 640x512 is what I use.  Highlight and right click to copy the entire line of code.

Now go to your post on Finescale, put the cursor where you want the picture in the body of your message, right click, and select paste. Your picture will apperar in a few seconds or when you save and post your message.

Good luck.

DaveM

 
 
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Doesn't work on Android either, at least I couldn't get it to work.  You can share, but you can't post from the app.

Buddy- Those who say there are no stupid questions have never worked in customer service.

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    April, 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:25 PM

I have been using Postimage too. Works great on my PC or my iPhone. 

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: Dragon 1/35 Panther F

On deck: 1/48 Hobby Boss Me 262

In the hole: Probably something in 1/35 scale!

 

  • Member since
    August, 2004
  • From: Forest Hill, Maryland
Posted by cwalker3 on Sunday, September 17, 2017 5:35 AM

Caveman

I knew there was a reason to wake up this month.  I felt the Weekend Madness Build slowly creeping up on me and gently tickling my ego.  Time to organize the bench and paint room.  Time to peruse the stash and weigh my chances.  Time to make the list of supplies I will need and stock up on the coffee.

More importantly, I need a new photo sharing site.  Like most of us, getting stung by Photobucket causes a real issue.  What do you fellow modellers use?  I was going to wait it out and see if there was a general concensus on the "new site" to use, but with this build just around the corner I had better choose one and get familiar with it.

Count me in Lewbud and thanks for hosting this great build once again.  I will pick out a kit a little closer to the start date.  With the local show and swap meet a mere few weeks away anything is possible at this point.

Four engines huh?   Hmmmmmmmmmmm.........................

 

I use Imgur. It is free and easy to use. Once you sign up and have your pic uploaded, just click on the pic and when it comes up, click "Copy" on the BBCode bar. The comn here and in paste it in your post Easy peasy.

  • Member since
    August, 2004
  • From: Forest Hill, Maryland
Posted by cwalker3 on Sunday, September 17, 2017 5:42 AM

Lewbud, would one of the new Bandai Star Wars kits be acceptable? Some modelers may look down on them because of their "snap together" buildability, but they really are excellent kits. If they are okay, then I'm in. 

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    October, 2016
  • From: Somewhere in Ohio...
Posted by DasBeav on Sunday, September 17, 2017 5:52 AM

Lewbud, thanks for letting me be part of the fun. Looked throught the small stash and saw a Eduard "weekend edition" like Mr.Stecks. It's a Bf 110 with 340 parts..."weekend edition" is a lie! I will be doing an old Hasegawa Nakajima Ki 27 Nate in 1/48th.

Sooner Born...Buckeye Bred.

 

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    December, 2003
  • From: 37deg 40.13' N 95deg 29.10'W
Posted by scottrc on Sunday, September 17, 2017 1:05 PM

Hey Lewbud,

Count me in this year, I found a 1/72 Hasagawa F4U-1D in the stash.

Scott

        

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