Get yer kits out.

Discussion in 'Modelling' started by von Poop, Nov 2, 2006.

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Oh the Westland Whirlwind
    The wings had to be propped up with plasticine to stop them drooping

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  2. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

  3. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

    If anyone said 'Westland Whirlwind' to me I would think of a helicopter - how very confusing!
    Everyday's a schoolday.

    Tim
     
  4. JimHerriot

    JimHerriot Ready for Anything

    Adam, were you looking over my shoulder while I was sorting out boxes of magazines today?

    Kind regards, always,

    Jim.
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  5. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    I think it is called 'normal'. Most unacceptable these days.
     
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  6. canuck

    canuck Closed Account

    It does seem to be a universal theme. U.K., U.S. and Canadian kids all seemed to have the same innate desire to destroy models in increasingly creative ways. And no one got the idea from the internet.

    Thankfully, I never had the desire to harm small animals. I had 3 younger siblings for that. :smug:
     
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  7. Wobbler

    Wobbler Well-Known Member

    Whatever it was she said Dave, she didn’t deserve that :-P
     
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  8. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

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  9. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Given the fate of '909', maybe should have used Liquid Poly... perhaps a few dabs of cyanoacrylate.
     
  10. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    Oh, I didn't notice that.
     
  11. Matt Neame

    Matt Neame Member

    Started this last night. Thinking of making it into a diorama. Any reference photos / links greatly appreciated.
     

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  12. Matt Neame

    Matt Neame Member

    Some progress on the Crocodile.
     

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  13. Matt Neame

    Matt Neame Member

    Starting to wish this was a bigger scale. Lol.
     

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  14. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    Hi Matt, I assume you want WW2 photos for diorama references rather than for the tank? I have some pics of the one in Bovington.

    This should get you to Crocodile photos at IWM:

    Search our collection | Imperial War Museums
     
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  15. Matt Neame

    Matt Neame Member

    Thanks Chris C. Yes for the diorama. We have pictures from the war but they’re more of Grandad with colleagues or the locals stood in front of the tank. The link is more what I’m after with the terrain and landscape.

    I’m hoping to get to Bovington at some point. Fingers crossed that’ll be before any further lockdown.
     
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  16. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    Among the latest arrivals here... and to think I started getting 1/48 kits because I thought they'd be easier! These are resin from a fellow in Scotland:
    - an adaptation kit to convert the Tamiya Churchill VII to a IV (I think - I can't remember if this is the kit for a III or a IV though I suppose I should remember the turret shapes by now)
    - an alternate upper hull for the Sherman II kit (I want to mod the kit to be for El Alamein)
    - a Valentine X, full resin kit

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  17. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    I finally picked up a brush again. My work in progress. Maybe I'll finish it this millennium! I had to cut off the molded-on shovel because it was in the way. (Matchbox 1/76 Stuart)

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  18. davidbfpo

    davidbfpo Patron Patron

    Glue seems to feature here - on my first, limited visit - and so a reminder from earlier post:
    From: RAF No. 41sqn Observer Corps
     
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