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Hinksy

  • Member since September, 2009
  • From Rugby, England
  • 2190 contributed posts
About Hinksy

I'm 33 & I live in Rugby (the home of Rugby football) in England. I left school and trained as an electrician as I wanted to join the REME (Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers) but my bad knees now mean that I either sit behind my desk at work or the workbench at home building the Armour that I so wanted to be working on for real. I've had a very keen interest in all of the major conflicts of the 20th Century, particulary WWI, WWII & 'Nam - I'd describe myself as a hobby historian and armour was always the thing that interested me most of all so I started modelling armour in May 2009 and had to basically learn and teach myself.

I mainly build German armour, I prefer the early Panzer I/II stuff but I've also acquired a taste for the larger German SPG's and inparticular, the Tiger I.

I do hope to start building a few Allied (Brit/American) WWII pieces but my interest really lies in the German Armour - the variety is perfect for a modeller.

I do hope to venture into figures to add to my builds and bases too. I'd like to move into a few more 'modern' builds - particularly from the Vietnam conflict.

Ben Toast

Profile Details
Birthday: 1979-04-11 00:00:00
Hobbies: Rifle Shooting, WW1/II history & armour modelling
Language: en-US
Location: Rugby, England

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