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Shelf of Doom GB II - 2018

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  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 11:13 AM

Griffin that looks so cool !

  

 Nick.

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:15 PM

did some pannel wash with artist oil paint.

  

 Nick.

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:31 PM

Nick, 

The panel wash really turned out well. I like it!

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    May, 2015
Posted by Griffin25 on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:36 PM

 Nick that panel wash came out great. Can I ask what wash and how you applied it? Next time I build a plane I want it to look like that, bud. 

 

Griffin

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:57 PM

Great panel wash Nick. I do like the effect that oils give for tis.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:59 PM

keavdog

Too Late to join?  I have one thats been sitting for years.  It's an ancient 1/48 ESCI KFIR I inteded to do in VMFT-401 Aggressor markings.  Somefit issues, but it is a unique addition to my aggressor collection.

 

 

Hi John,

Sorry I missed your post until now. Yes, you're very welcome to join. I've added your entry to the roster.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    November, 2008
  • From: Far Northern CA
Posted by mrmike on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 9:45 PM
That wash really brought your model to life - lookin' good!
  • Member since
    May, 2015
Posted by Griffin25 on Sunday, April 29, 2018 12:56 PM

I'm going to add this guy to my diorama with the Hezbollah M113. It's from evolution miniatures. Let me say it is a superb mold with great detail and easy to put together. I highly recommend Evolution Miniatures. They are from Russia not Vietnam as previously stated. They have a big line of figures. 

 

Griffin

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Sunday, April 29, 2018 1:06 PM

Nick, really nice job on the wash.

I have my Ostwind wrapped up, didn't take as long as i expected. Just need to get some pics and i'll post it up.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Sunday, April 29, 2018 5:55 PM

That really is a nice figure Griffin, thanks for the recommendation.

Good to hear Bish, that's our first model rescued from the Shelf of Doom for the year.

My Airbus is languishing. I want to buils an Australian registered aircraft, I have Ansett Airlines decals in hand but I've ordered Tiger Airways decals a few weeks back. I'd love to use them, but I'm getting impatient.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 1:56 PM

Time for those final pics. Now, don't expect to much from the dio. It was always intended to be a simple one and i decided to keep it that way. Just a couple of officers looking over the prototype vehicle.

First, the Officers. On the left a Dragon plastic figure. One the rigfht a resin Verlinden one made up with parts form a couple of figures in the same set.

And thyen to bring them and the vehicle together. Hopefully you can see the similarity with the box art. That box art is itself based on a photo of the vehicle but on the real thing there is a gun crew in position for the photo. Originally i was going to use some Verlinden resin cobbelstones which would have needed attaching one by one and then painted. But i decided to keep them for another build and got hold of the Verlinden card cobbelstones.

And there you go. Thanks for the excuse i needed to finish this. I have been trying to complete this and my other builds for years now, doing a little bit here and there while working on other stuff. But i just can't see to focus on more then one project and the only way to complete this is just to work on them as a complete build.

Please feel free to use which ever pic you wish. And while i am here, can you put me down for a second build. This is Tamiyas 35th Tiger I Mid production. This was the first kit i stared when i got back to the hobby in 2008. Like the Ostwind, the Tiger was completed and like the Ostwind, it took the dive off the shelf. But fortunatly it was not as badly damaged.

I took the Fruil metal tracks off last week, these had remained in tact, to remove a linkfrom each as they were to long. I got one set on before decideing to take the pics.

The dio should be a bit more interesting as it includes a building and Schwimmwagen. This had also been started and even painted inside for some reason even though i had not finished putting it together.

I plan to put 2 or 3 weeks ashide in August to work on this one. Until then, i look forward to sEeing what the rest of you get up to.

 

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    March, 2017
Posted by Armor_Aficionado on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 2:01 PM

Finally underway on my “shelf queen,” the Hawk 200. 

https://pin.it/bsmeocndfkdtkx

 

  • Member since
    May, 2015
Posted by Griffin25 on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 3:04 PM

Bish, great job on resurrecting that Ostwind. Well laid out simple scene. Looks great. I have to ask how did you make the eagle badge on their shirts? Is that a decal? Pretty cool. 

 

Griffin

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 3:11 PM

Thanks Griffin. The eagles are Archer dry transfers, also used them for the collar and should insignia and the badge on the peaked cap. Tricky to apply but look much better than i could paint.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 4:38 PM

Nice looking dio Bish, looking forward to seeing that Tiger.

Steve

ON THE BENCH

Too many projects to list. 

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 5:44 PM

@Bish,

You would never tell that Ostwind took a dive, very well done re-assembling and the Dio looks fantastic. I do have to say this, I've been following your work for about 5 years now, and your figures get better with each dio you complete. Bravo!

And, as Steve said, I'm looking forward to what you do with the Tiger.

 

@Griffin,

I am going to look into those Evolution figures, the detail is fantastic. 

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 5:52 PM

A little progress on the Type 4. I applied the decals, and added a filter of Grey-Brown from Wilder. I did this to try to knock down the contrast of the camouflage. 

Next will be a dot filter. Then a pin wash. More to come...

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 8:00 PM

Hi Bish,

Magnificent work on the Ostwind dio, I think it's come up really well, and much better than having a damaged model on the shelf. COngrats on being the first to finish a build. I've updated page one. I've added your Tiger I and Schwimmwagen dio to the roster, please let me know if it's not right.

Hi Eric

Good to see you've started on the Hawk. I'd love to participate in or run a Matchbox GB at some stage.

Hi Bruce 

Your type 4 looks suitably toned down, I like that wash. What did you use for it, as I may use the same in future.

Hi Griffin

Your 113 complete with Ayatollah poster is looking authentic. I'm looking forward to seeing it in its completed state.

Hi John

What scale is your Esci Mirage ? I'm guessing 1/48. Anyway I've added it to the roster. Nice job on the paint for it and the egg plane.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    October, 2009
Posted by JacknewbIII on Tuesday, May 01, 2018 11:29 PM

Bish the diorama looks awesome!!

I  decided I better make sure I could recover the mess the body was in before I started on any other parts of the kit as I have been having some struggles with the plastic lately Sad. Anyhow I think she looks good to go after more time sanding than I wan to discuss. I am trying the brake fluid method next time! I will be back with a motor on a chasis.

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:41 AM

Looks pretty smooth once the primer is on it. Good job Jack.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:52 AM

Cheers Tony and yep, the new entry is spot on. Thanks again, this GB is just what i needed.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:53 AM

Thanks Jack, and that is coming along nicely, the effort is paying off.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    April, 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:37 AM

Lots of filling and sanding on the KFIR

Decals arrived, very nice set from Aztec Models

 

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:24 AM

taxtp

Hi Bruce 

Your type 4 looks suitably toned down, I like that wash. What did you use for it, as I may use the same in future.

 

 
It's the NL19 Grey-Brown Filter from Adam Wilder Here
 
 

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:26 AM

@JacknewbIII,

That was a lot of sanding, wow! But, the primer does look very smooth! Very nice recovery.

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:56 AM

modelcrazy

Nice looking dio Bish, looking forward to seeing that Tiger.

 

Cheers Steve, and i am looking forward to getting the Tiger done as well. As shocking as it may sound, i don't have a completed Panzer VI of any kind on the shelf.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:57 AM

Cheers Bruce, and nice work with that filter, its come out really well.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 8:58 AM

John, which decal option areyou going for on the Kfir.

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

 

On the bench: Rudel Stage 3

                     Academy 1/72nd Apache AH.1

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 9:07 AM

Bish

John, which decal option are you going for on the Kfir.

 

Yeah, John, lots of nice options on the decal sheet!

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Wednesday, May 02, 2018 9:13 AM

taxtp

Hi Bish,

Magnificent work on the Ostwind dio, I think it's come up really well, and much better than having a damaged model on the shelf. COngrats on being the first to finish a build. I've updated page one. I've added your Tiger I and Schwimmwagen dio to the roster, please let me know if it's not right.

Hi Eric

Good to see you've started on the Hawk. I'd love to participate in or run a Matchbox GB at some stage.

Hi Bruce 

Your type 4 looks suitably toned down, I like that wash. What did you use for it, as I may use the same in future.

Hi Griffin

Your 113 complete with Ayatollah poster is looking authentic. I'm looking forward to seeing it in its completed state.

Hi John

What scale is your Esci Mirage ? I'm guessing 1/48. Anyway I've added it to the roster. Nice job on the paint for it and the egg plane.

Cheers

Tony

 

Yes my ESCI Mirage is 1/48,  need to figure out how to make it look a little more sun bleached.

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Mirage 2000c, 1/72 Ki-67

Academy 1/144 B-47E, 1/48 Dragon Fw190A-5

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