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#1 Posted : 25 November 2018 09:34:57

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BigGrin Hi All

This will be the kit I will be building for the "D-Day 75 Competition Entry".

The Churchill is the AFV Club Churchill Mk.IV AVRE with Fascine Carrier Frame. I have also managed to find the rare Hobby fan resin fascine bundle kitDrool Drool Drool Drool Drool Cool . Both are currently in the post and I will post a review of the kits when they arrive.

AndyDrool Drool Drool
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#2 Posted : 25 November 2018 10:41:53

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Sounds very exciting Andy ThumpUp
Good luck with your build
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#3 Posted : 25 November 2018 11:55:38

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Good choice! Looking forward to your review and well done on finding the fascine kit. Great to see another entry.Cool
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#4 Posted : 25 November 2018 20:58:19

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments both.

@ Nem, I was lucky with the Fascine kit managed to find one in the Black Friday Sales with 33% off the marked price. Cool
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Looks a nice model Andy and an interesting subject too. Looking forward to following the build.

Good luck in the competition ThumpUp


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#6 Posted : 25 November 2018 22:11:38

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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments KevCool
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BigGrin I have sent for replacement fuilmodel metal tracks for the kit and the resin fascine kit arrived todayDrool Drool Drool Drool Drool Drool .


Link to kit review here-

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BigGrin Metal tracks have arrivedDrool Drool Drool Drool
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They'll keep you busy for a while Andy, but well worth the effort just for the way they will look afterwards and will also add a nice 'weighty' feel to the model too. Cool ThumpUp

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#12 Posted : 06 December 2018 12:40:50

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Cool Nice Choice of Kit Andy, look forward to seeing your progress.BigGrin
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BigGrin Thanks for looking in and your comments bothCool
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