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mogwai
#1 Posted : 03 December 2018 20:14:17

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Hi I'm planning a dio of somewhere in Iraq dio,this be a long project got first 3 kits to kick it off, cheers mick BigGrin
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#2 Posted : 03 December 2018 20:23:09

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Oooooo this should be an interesting build!Drool BigGrin Cool
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#3 Posted : 03 December 2018 20:25:12

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Three very nice 'Meng' kits you have there Mick. It'll be a lot of work knowing how well detailed their kits are but it should be a very nice diorama when it's finished - I'll look forward to watching it develop. Cool ThumpUp

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#4 Posted : 03 December 2018 20:28:41

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This should be interesting, looking forward to seeing this progress.

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#5 Posted : 03 December 2018 20:39:28

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BigGrin Some nice kits there Mick will be watchingCool
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#6 Posted : 03 December 2018 21:35:04
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Some serious heavyweights there Mick, should be a fab build Cool
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#7 Posted : 03 December 2018 22:12:17

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Cool look forward to seeing this one come togetherDrool
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#8 Posted : 03 December 2018 23:09:09

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You can also count me in as one of your followers with this build Mick, look forward to seeing what you come up with.....Drool Drool

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#9 Posted : 03 December 2018 23:37:51

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This sounds an interesting project Mick and with those great kits you have made a great start too it BigGrin look forward to seeing it progress.

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#10 Posted : 15 December 2018 14:31:51

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Hi made a small start on this by doing some chassis the tank and truck started.there is a jig on the frets to keep the chassis square and strait while you glue the cross members in. Had to tape it to table to keep it flat though. And got some figures and paint, cheers mick.
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Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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Nice start Mick and I like the idea of a jig for the chassis. Cool

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#12 Posted : 15 December 2018 18:29:37

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Nice start Mick, looking forward to seeing this come together.Cool
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#13 Posted : 15 December 2018 18:32:26

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#14 Posted : 15 December 2018 21:33:51

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Great start Mick, looks like it will be an interesting build.

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#15 Posted : 16 December 2018 00:14:51

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That's a great idea using the sprue as a jig, you can see they put some thought into the kit BigGrin nice start Mick.

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Now this I am interested in and will be following best of luck with the build
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#17 Posted : 18 December 2018 20:16:56

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Hi bit more done to tank top put on and etch grills and mud flaps.the rear done the grills need fitting together as it's impossible separate as per instructions, you can't get either one past the other otherwise.side skirts made, and half of one track,at 5 parts per link and 81 links to one track,by time cleaned parts up and got them off sprues, took 5 hrs to do half of one track. Cheers mick.BigGrin
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Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#18 Posted : 18 December 2018 20:25:45

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Nice work Mick, looking good and you certainly have my sympathy assembling those tracks link by link! I have been building Tamiya's 1:35 Sherman M4A3E8 'Easy Eight' on and off over the last couple of months and using 'Fruil' metal tracks. It takes blooming ages just to do just half a track as you rightly say, but worth the effort I think?

Well done, keep up the good work Mick. Cool ThumpUp

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#19 Posted : 18 December 2018 21:19:44

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Hi Kev ,certainly worth the effort going to make nice set of working tracks,vast improvement on the old vinyl stretch ones of the old days,though these covered in rubber pads ,so gonna be a pain to paint ,all adds to the fun .they do give you jig to do tracks but its useless ,no way can keep 10 pads in it and assemble without them falling out,best just to do one each side of link at a time.cheers Mick.BigGrin
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Stash.airfix 1/24 mosquito. Diag Virginia schooner, tamiya 1/6 honda 750, tamiya 1/35 famo, tamiya 1/35 flak 88.
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#20 Posted : 18 December 2018 21:57:20

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Great work Mick, you’ve obviously passed the patience test. Excellent work.Love

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