Military Modelling

#3
I used to make models when younger. I have a model of a B24 half finished that I have not touched for about 20 years. I lost interest when I woke up one morning and tried to do some more work on it. I found that my fingers had suddenly turned into pork sausages and I got glue on everything so I gave up.
 

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#4
brettarider said:
I do :roll: mind you never finish nothing, got a loft full of them and bits and bobs mostly 1/35 scale

Anyone esle want to come out the box so to speak? :wink:
Used to own a TV175, frickin thing was always in bits - guess you'd know about that....
 
#5
I used to build WWII 1/72 planes but not had much time in recent years. Plus they never looked as good as the photos of the models on the box. Obviously some sort of fault with the model and nothing at all to do with my 'skill'.
 
#6
Alsacien said:
brettarider said:
I do :roll: mind you never finish nothing, got a loft full of them and bits and bobs mostly 1/35 scale

Anyone esle want to come out the box so to speak? :wink:
Used to own a TV175, frickin thing was always in bits - guess you'd know about that....
Oh Aye got a ser2 TV myself....funnly enough in bits like the rest of my scooters :twisted:
 
#8
Some crackers there mate.

I`ve had about ten years off the kits, but I`ve started getting back into it. 1:35 project on soon "oosterbeek medics" dedicated to the missus` grandpa (133 Parafield ambulance).

Anybody got any piccies of dio`s you lot?

Do Tamiya do Lambrettas...err...Bretta rider? :wink:
 
#9
Thers a book about Arnhem (well operation market garden) done in models, the American recreated the whole campaign in 20mm i think, really good pictures, will try and dig the name out.
 
#12
nice model would love to have that in the museum,, insperation,,, might try it myself ..in a bigger scale though,, normally do ,1-35...
 
#13
dog_eatin_ot_chips said:
Some crackers there mate.

I`ve had about ten years off the kits, but I`ve started getting back into it. 1:35 project on soon "oosterbeek medics" dedicated to the missus` grandpa (133 Parafield ambulance).

Anybody got any piccies of dio`s you lot?

Do Tamiya do Lambrettas...err...Bretta rider? :wink:
Nah but Italeri do a 1/9th scale vespa 90
building a stryker at the moment
 
#14
No!
 
#15
Fed up with not being able to find models some of those vehicles, I served with, I began making my own from scratch, out of wood.
FV432, Leyland Recovery, Austin K9, Bedford TK, Bedford RL, Land Rover Mk8., Land Rover Airportable.
 
#16
Any piccies Gallahad? I`m hats off to all scratchbuilders.
 
#18
Not done any 1/35 modeling since I was a kid. Though I think most of 'em are still gathering dust and cobwebs in my parents attic.

Recently I picked up a Caldercraft wooden warship model and in the process of giving that ago. Great quality kits but bloody expensive though!
 

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