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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Fri 21 Mar - 18:15

Looking great Colin. Those rivets look spot on 'clunky'. Nice one.

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Fri 21 Mar - 23:15

We've all done that Colin (at least I have) - but well saved.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sat 22 Mar - 1:01

I think the seats look perfect now. Just like good old well used leather. Nice work.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sat 22 Mar - 3:35

Ironwork's looking great, Colin.

I like the added touch of the sun visor for the passenger.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sat 22 Mar - 13:08

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 1:58

Congrats on great builds! There is no limit to these online model clubs' creativity and expertise! You guys are 23-skidoo!
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 15:06

Started on the cab roof,Got the main panel in place and added the netting/mesh on the doors


These are the components for the front "visors" the little parts are the outer bits for the "viewing slits"


Mackled twin wheels up for the rears


Wheels painted and weathered a bit, and storage boxes to attach over the rear wheels.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 16:59

I'm really liking this Colin. Everything looks just like it should.

Care to tell us how you made the boxes please?


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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 17:37

They're a balsa core, with coffee stirrers superglued to them, I split the stirrers length ways for scale and sand everything down when dry to give a decent edge etc.
The straps are thick silver foil which is superglued on and then a pin is used to give detail resembling nails/screws.
The clasp is a flattened bit of solder wire with the end split to resemble the hasp and staple type.
The whole thing is given a wash made from acrylic matt black (revell aqua) which, I think, gives a nice sunbleached worn look.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 18:21

Thanks for the short how to on the boxes. They really look great.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 23 Mar - 22:12

Its all together, just got the weathering and add a few canvas rolls/bags etc to do.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Mon 24 Mar - 17:40

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Mon 24 Mar - 19:08

That's a great scratch build Colin and so quick too.

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Mon 24 Mar - 19:35

Great work, Colin. Everything is looking fantastic. Nice scratchbuilding.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Mon 24 Mar - 20:08

Thanks guys .... however ...... i posted and then looked at the photo today and realised i'd not added the machine guns in the towers and the front mudguards ..... total mind-burp time.



Got some canvass rolls etc made up and will add them during weathering so the next time you see this will hopefully be in the finished section (if i dont stand on it again  )
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Tue 25 Mar - 2:23

Hmmmm, I love to see the creativity in you all. Amazing work real artistry.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Tue 25 Mar - 5:59

I wonder what it's like to be in the can firing the machine gun? Did they have ear plugs back then? Model is amazing. Nice work.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Tue 25 Mar - 12:48

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Tue 25 Mar - 15:26

This is now finished and in the completed section
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Wed 26 Mar - 21:19

I'll bet you thought I'd forgotten about my tank.  Well since it's almost at the deadline, I need to finish it.   I got the camo sprayed on today.



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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Wed 26 Mar - 21:34

Very "period" camouflage, nicely done mate.
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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Wed 26 Mar - 23:27

Looks good Paul.

Five days to go.... tick, tock!! LOL

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Thu 27 Mar - 5:01

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PostSubject: Re: Community Build #3 WWI 100th anniversary build   Sun 30 Mar - 21:03

Thanks guys

Well, it's finished. I actually finished it Fri afternoon, but have busy cleaning up the carnage after the earthquake.


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