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  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, July 11, 2024 9:37 PM

Thanks Pat! I think I can handle the figures. But I haven't done a horse in years so that's gonna be interesting...... 

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

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Thursday, July 11, 2024 4:17 PM

Thanks Gamera on my 'woody' type purchase, but you've got a lot of fiddly painting coming up with all of those figures!

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 8:15 PM

I needed more figures like another hole in the head but hey, you only live once...

'Rice ball yesterday, rice ball today, rice ball tomorrow...' 

'Shut up Dmitri and poke the mine with your rifle!' 

And I love Sprue Brothers flash sales. They're worth watching if you like military kits. I picked up this Dragon late Tiger I for half price. 

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

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 7:46 PM

Cool, you're on a roll Pat! 

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

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 4:39 PM

Yet another from ebay GB, this is my third one I think!

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Monday, July 8, 2024 8:21 PM

SP, Tojo, Pat, TJ: All of those are cool! 

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

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Sunday, July 7, 2024 4:20 PM

Not a car or bike but a kit all the same!

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  • Member since
    July 2004
  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Thursday, July 4, 2024 8:54 PM

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Monday, July 1, 2024 4:05 AM

Well I finally was able to sign back in.

 

My son got me this for father's day. He is a goodWhistling kid.

 

 

  • Member since
    July 2004
  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Saturday, June 29, 2024 11:44 PM

Well, I finally pulled the trigger and bought something from my new job, now that the employee discount has kicked in. These kits came in during the week, and I just couldn’t say no. Sort of an early birthday present from me to myself ;)

 

 

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 9:33 AM

Hi Everyone!

       Well, it's me! (No Pichurs). Got a new for me kit. A ENTEX 1/16 scale Ford Model "T". It's the one with the squared off rear deck so it doesn't have to be built as the "Turtle" deck. It looks like I will have fun with a car for a while. Oh! I am still working on the John Player car in 1/12 but only when I don't shake to much. Not had to many of those days and I used them up on the three boats I had in the que!

       I am making very slow progress on the "Charles De Gualle" It turns out the plastic on one side of the ship is thinner and more brittle than I thought. A few small problems, but I am taking it slow to make sure I don't destroy it! I spent the last three days cleaning up the parts on the Ford! Just about ready to start. Plastic looks good and the tires are in great shape!         T.B.

  • Member since
    May 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 2:31 PM

Tojo,

That Leopard is so hot off the presses the plastic must still be warm!  Mmmmmm... the smell of warm styrene.

According to Tamiya it's all new tooling.  So I have an excuse to get one. Big Smile

“Ya ya ya, unicorn papoi!”

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:37 PM

Nice Tony.  I've always thought the Leopard was an awesome looking tank.

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 11:36 AM

Another addition to the stash,never built a Leopard before.

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  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Monday, June 17, 2024 7:15 PM

Awesome stuff guys! 

Big congrats on an amazing deal Aggieman! 

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

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, June 17, 2024 4:33 PM

Yes but an old shape! I just wish they would bring their moulds up to date! I'm just researching to find how I can make it interesting! We don't see them on the streets here anymore!

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  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Sunday, June 16, 2024 9:05 PM

Cool.  Another Range Rover!

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Sunday, June 16, 2024 1:24 PM

For Fathers day in the UK, one present from each son,

 

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  • Member since
    January 2015
  • From: Katy, TX
Posted by Aggieman on Friday, June 14, 2024 8:09 AM

My latest acquisition came from my better half

There is actually a neat story behind this one.  I actually already had this kit in the stash. Of course, my wife didn't know that.  There is a place here in the Houston area called Nellis Auctions (there are only 2 other locations in the US) which sells stuff really cheap.  I believe the stuff is largely sourced from Amazon returns.  She got this $100 kit for $27.

I was concerned that it might have been missing some parts or decals, but I opened my original boxing and compared.  Everything is there.  So my wife scored a great deal.

 
  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Monday, June 10, 2024 11:57 AM

Haven't been building a lot,but still buying,an anniversary gift arrived today from Scalehobbyist

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  • Member since
    July 2004
  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, June 9, 2024 2:38 PM

Well, yesterday after AMPS here, it was the monthly visit to Andy's where I picked up these items

 

 

The Egyptian and Syrian Sands will come in handy on some future projects, and one can never have enough Value Gear... ;)

 

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 2004
  • From: Sonora Desert
Posted by stikpusher on Friday, June 7, 2024 3:34 PM

This decal set came in the mail yesterday… for use with the F-4B/N kit that I picked up a few weeks ago

 

 

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

U is for URANIUM... BOMBS!

N is for NO SURVIVORS...

       - Plankton

LSM

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Saturday, May 25, 2024 4:29 PM

Cheers guys, I thought I'd get this before I set sail! Two week cruise from Southampton north to Denmark, Sweden, Norway Germany and Finland.

Remember , common sense is not common.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 25, 2024 1:05 PM

The GT One is an awesome kit.  I built this years ago - still one of my favorites

 

 

Thanks,

John

  • Member since
    November 2003
  • From: Nashville, TN area
Posted by bobbaily on Saturday, May 25, 2024 12:07 PM

Nice purchases Pat-especially the Toyota GT-One...that one is on my 'to buy & build' list

Bob

 

  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Saturday, May 25, 2024 11:23 AM

Another discounted ebay UK find..

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  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 4:19 PM

Another 4X4 from good old ebay UK!

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  • Member since
    December 2008
  • From: UK
Posted by PatW on Monday, May 13, 2024 8:01 AM

Yes John I particularly wanted a short wheelbase version, well I think it is as it's only a two door!

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  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, May 11, 2024 12:36 PM

Nice one Pat.  I've been looking at that kit.  Would look good sitting next to my Landrover.

Thanks,

John

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