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Coming Soon: The Forgotten War GB 2020

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Posted by Gregbbear on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:05 PM

That is an awesome museum!   Great photo too.  I built a Mig last time, so I might go for the F-86A.  I actually have two matchbox A models and a Cutting Edge conversion kit for the Fujimi F-86.  

So many cool choices!  I will definitely be building Sword's AD-4W Skyraider when it comes out.  

Now if Helo34 (John) from Australia shows up, even better. 

Greg

Greg Broadbear- yat yas!

 

   

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:00 AM
This might be interesting. F-80, B-26, F-82, F-84. Decisions decisions

 

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Posted by DutchLQ7 on Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:44 AM
Count me in. I just received a F-86 and MiG-15 in the mail on Monday.
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Posted by GreySnake on Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:48 AM
Count me in with the Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8.  
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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:29 PM

Welcome All!!! Welcome Sign

 

GreySnake
Count me in with the Tamiya 1/35 M4A3E8.  
 

Is your Sherman gonna have one of those “faces” on the front? Big Smile

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     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:05 PM

Justinryan215

I just might join in on this TOO!  I have an F86, and want to pick up a Mig 15 to replicate a display I saw at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy museum:

 

 

 

Or maybe this display?

 

 

From the Pearl harbor aviation museum.

 

A good idea for a GB John!

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Thursday, July 11, 2019 4:40 PM

Thank you, Mach71! :) 

 

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by scottrc on Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:28 PM

I cannot guarantee that I can start due to so many other projects I have going on, but I have a Monogram F-86 and this GB would give me a reason to build it.

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Posted by GreySnake on Friday, July 12, 2019 6:15 PM

John 3:16 KJV

Is your Sherman gonna have one of those “faces” on the front? Big Smile

 

 

Planning on it. Not sure I've I'll use the Tamiya decals that come with the kit. Haven't been happy with Tamiya decals lately. 

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Posted by GMorrison on Friday, July 12, 2019 11:04 PM

I'd like to enter with the AFV Club 1/35 M40 Gun Motor Carriage.

My father served on one during the Korean War era stateside.

The Michigan Guard was one of the first over and got chewed up during the initial invasion by the NKPR army.

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Friday, July 12, 2019 11:10 PM

Welcome! It’ll be good to have you! :D

 

GreySnake: What’s been happening with the Tamiya decals?

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by fotofrank on Saturday, July 13, 2019 5:50 AM

hogfanfs

My father served aboard the USS Formoe DE-509 during the Korean War from 51-53. I have a 1/350 resin kit of his ship; this may be a good time to pull it out and honor him.

 

Hogfanfs, My Uncle Jamie Crabtree also served aboard the U.S.S Formoe. He enlisted in 1949. He recently passed at age 87. John, I'd be interested in your group build. I have a lot of 1/48 scale Korean era airplanes in my stash. And maybe, if I can find decals, I can build Col. Dean Hess' ROK Mustang.

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by GreySnake on Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:46 AM

John 3:16 KJV

GreySnake: What’s been happening with the Tamiya decals?

 

I’ve just had some bad luck with some of Tamiya’s kit included decals being thick and trying to silver even when placed over a smooth gloss surface. So I’m just a little worried that the face decals are going to give me trouble. The latest armor kits they’ve come out with haven’t given me any trouble with the decals so maybe I’m worrying needlessly.
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Posted by Est.1961 on Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:08 AM

John 3:16 KJV

Was delighted to see the Texan T6G listed, as I've had one for ages bright yellow plastic 1:48 from Revell that will do for me thanks.

Joe

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:30 PM

Great! What are the Korean War markings gonna look like? :)

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by Est.1961 on Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:36 AM

John 3:16 KJV
Great! What do the Korean War markings gonna look like? :)
 

Good question,

I know from the history at the front of the instructions, that it was a long serving aircraft considered to be an excellent trainer and that it served in Korea and later. Shall have to do some further reading to decide on markings.

Joe

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:20 PM

In Korea, they mostly worked as FACs, so they were mostly in NMF. But I do believe that some wore a field applied overall OD scheme. 

 

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:40 PM

Here are some options?:

Big Smile

 

Good to have you, too, fotofrank!

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, July 14, 2019 2:07 PM

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

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Posted by Est.1961 on Sunday, July 14, 2019 3:38 PM

Thanks for those Stik and KJV. 

It's been a gorgeous day and I've spent it surfing and didn't even get wet. Thankfully I remembered to have dinner ready when my wife returned from work. One piece of information led to another but it was worth it, chose a detal set from Carpena 48.58 T6 Texan & Mosquito USAF. I was amused to read that later on the machine guns were removed due to pilots shooting up the targets instead of marking them, don't know if that were true. 

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:08 PM
No problem... :) Are you going to do the one with the striped tail?

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     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by Est.1961 on Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:33 PM

Yes it jumped out at me, silver with the green strip down the nose. 

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:25 PM

Big Smile

What should I do- Thunderjet, Corsair, Twin Mustang, or somethin’ else....? 

Hmm :)

 

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:21 PM

I did an LT-6G a year ago. I knew a fellow here in Orlando who flew them in Korea. I used Eagle Strike decals for mine on a Monogram 1/48 T-6 kit.

OK. On the bench:

Way too much to build in one lifetime...

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Posted by GMorrison on Monday, July 15, 2019 12:38 AM

John 3:16 KJV

Big Smile

What should I do- Thunderjet, Corsair, Twin Mustang, or somethin’ else....? 

Hmm :)

 

Just me. John's quote of God says to save souls. And I really think figures are a key element to any group build. 

How about you do a figure. Or a group of them. Kind of like the ones in DC.

I was 1-AO in the draft in Vietnam. Would be medic.

William Anderson wrote a great book, Battlefield Doc.

David Bleak was given the CMofH for his service as a combat medic and a fighter.

 

Bill

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, July 15, 2019 9:30 AM

I like the idea Bill but figures are kinda a pain to paint. I've been doing it for decades and still aren't happy with mine. Though I guess you're going to have to learn it one day so you might as well try John. 

Dragon did a nice series of Korean War figures years and years ago. I recently picked up a few sets for cheap and would be willing to donate one or two if you'd like to try them. 

I believe Stikpusher did these a few years ago?

And I believe that any late WWII uniform figures should work as well for US troops. Plus replace the heads with Hornet East Asian ones and they work fine as ROK/South Korean troops as well. 

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

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Monday, July 15, 2019 11:02 AM

The 10th Mountain guys won’t work. The Anorak that they wore is a pullover  garment and different from the zip front “fishtail” parka worn in Korea like on the Chosin Marines figure set.

But, you can also add the Dragon Iwo Jima Marine figure set as usable. At least for 1950. The Marines were still using the canvas leggings and shoes in Korea in 1950.

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, July 15, 2019 11:07 AM

Thanks, I had no idea about the 10th Mountain figures! 

I've got a set in my stash, guess I need to use them as the WWII figures they were intended... 

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

 

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Posted by John 3:16 KJV on Monday, July 15, 2019 11:57 AM

GMorrison- Thanks for the suggestion!

Gamera- Wow! Thank you! I’ll take you up on the offer, if you’re sure you’re ok with it... Big Smile

     “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

     For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.”  - John 3:16-17

 

 

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Posted by stikpusher on Monday, July 15, 2019 1:08 PM

Gamera

Thanks, I had no idea about the 10th Mountain figures! 

I've got a set in my stash, guess I need to use them as the WWII figures they were intended... 

 

The 10th Mountain figures are wearing a very unique Cold Weather uniform with the Anorak, Mountain Trousers, and Shoe Pacs. It was pretty much mostly worn by 10th Mountain Division and 1st Special Service Force (The Devils Brigade) troops in combat in Italy. Possibly by the 1SSF guys during their Aleutians service as well.

 

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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