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BATTLE DAMAGE CAMPAIGN
barkingdigger
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:31 AM UTC
Hi Clayton,

Over the past few weeks I rapidly built and painted an Elefant as the APG exhibit, so I can show it at the Tankmod event at the Tank Museum in Bovington next weekend. (The real one is on loan there at the moment, in a special "Tigers" display room!) I have a bunch of "built but not painted" shots, and will take some "completed" shots, but I lack the classic "before I started" pic of the kit in the box - can I still enter it in this campaign? (There is some slight battle damage from something small like a 75mm gun on the front wall of the casement, but no penetrations as far as I can tell - the front plate was absurdly thick! Then there's the damage caused by the US Army leaving it to rot in a field for 70 years...)

Regards,
Tom
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:26 PM UTC
Ok, I'm chomping on the bit to get these started- a pair of Chevrolet 30cwt LRDG Trucks, one for the ANZAC Campaign, and a desert derelict for here...inspired by these two photos:
This earlier Chevrolet was found in Egypt and is now in the Imperial War Museum...
This later Chevrolet was found in Libya...

I tracked down a kit of the older Chevrolet, but it's a 1/48 Resin kit, and I'm no fan of 1/48...so, Tamiya to the rescue...



ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 01:29 AM UTC
Looking great, Colin!
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:56 PM UTC
Some progress on my Kassel Tiger:
lower hull, running gear and road wheels (3 pieces each):


Turret is modtly done, have to add proper weld beads everywhere as the kit ones are very sunken. Turret shot damage added and painted interior black as it is burnt out (won't really see anything anyway).

ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 01:11 AM UTC
Very nice clean build so far, Matthew!
Northern_Lad
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:48 AM UTC
@ Colin: that Tiger II with the octopus camo will be a corker.

My quick update on the GAZ M1… finished with the build - now ready for paint…









The roof is not attached so I can paint the interior, add the windows, etc. I rest it on to get an idea of the how it will look...





Comments and suggestions welcome.

Cheers

Matthew
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Monday, September 04, 2017 - 07:55 AM UTC
Obligatory first pic 'in the box':
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 09:46 PM UTC
Great choice, you found a super photo! Looking forward to that..
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 07:08 PM UTC
My subject for this campaign will be the 'octopus' Tiger II:

I have Academy's King Tiger Last Production that I will be using for this.
alewar
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Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 08:35 AM UTC
Nice works guys, here my 1.5 Tilly parts. Left from another campaign.
Hope I can do a smashed or wrecker one by enemy fire.

Regards from the south
Álvaro

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ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 05:28 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Thanks Clayton
Im about to call this finished what do you guys think, these pictures show the whole base




Comments ad suggestion are always welcome



You done good, Sal!!
Northern_Lad
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Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 12:46 AM UTC
Nice (damaged) looking Bren gun carrier, Sal. Base looks neat too.

Quick update on the GAZ soviet car….







Nice kit to build so far. Don’t usually do cars but I need this one for a diorama that will come to fruition in about… oooh, three years.

Cheers

Matthew
ltb073
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Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 04:12 PM UTC
Thanks Clayton
Im about to call this finished what do you guys think, these pictures show the whole base




Comments ad suggestion are always welcome
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:00 PM UTC
Pretty darn convincing! Good job!
ltb073
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Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 09:10 PM UTC

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Looking good, Sal, tell more about the base!



The base is made from the top of a cookie tin turned upside down. I stuffed it with Styrofoam and covered it with wall Spackle. I then used cheap craft store acrylic brown paint. Once that dried i brushed on some watered down white glue and coated it with a mix of a fine red brown and black ballast. When that was dry i sprayed it with some spray on glue and sprinkled it with a mix Woodlands Turf that had some wood splinters in it
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 07:14 PM UTC
Looking good, Sal, tell more about the base!
ltb073
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Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 06:08 PM UTC
So I made some progress on my universal carrier damage completed and old markings stripped off

New Markings have been added and ground work is complete

Now I need to do some weathering to the carrier
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 06:08 PM UTC
Sounds good, Alvaro!
alewar
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Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 03:51 AM UTC
Hi, I have a Tilly separate parts from sprue, but totally unbuilt, if partial work are accepted I could put some pics.
Regards from the south
Álvaro
Northern_Lad
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Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 02:15 AM UTC
Here are my start up photos courtesy of IMGUR. I used to use Photobucket, which seems to still work for me, but whatever, let’s give IMGUR a go. I’ve got to step 2 or possibly 3 or 4 in the instructions. Hope this is still good for this campaign. Here are the pics.







I used the "message boards and blogs" image link on IMGUR. Hope it works.

cheers

Matthew
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 01:15 AM UTC
Sounds great, Matthew, looking forward to your build!
Northern_Lad
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 01:02 AM UTC
Hey,

I'd like to join with the Zvezda 1:35 GAZ M1 Soviet car. It will have a caved in roof from fallen debris from a destroyed city building somewhere in the Soviet Union in 1941.

The vehicle isn't military but the damage will be sustained in battle. Would his work?

The only photo I have is the one in my mind's eye at the moment. I'll see if I can find something online to share however.

Cheers

Matthew
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 09:25 PM UTC
I'm down to about 3 possibilities, better practice my rust technique!
ClaytonFromEllijay
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Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 - 04:05 AM UTC
Works!
ltb073
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Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017 - 03:05 AM UTC
Since I refuse to pay the PB ransom let see if this works.
This is my inspiration photo