crazy if the machine gun target was on the wrong side of the tank, that one above, in the background of my figure box top artwork, has both a arty gun and mg in the same sponson, a later mk5 I think, a far better spread of capability .I learnt at the weekend that we didn't just have male and female tanks but a tranny version as well. Well not exactly, they were known as hermaphrodites. Female on one side and male on the other. Who would have thought it.
Large jacket with sufficient pockets. At an opportune moment, "Sorry lads need to go for a single, back in a minute." Job jobbed. By the way what sort of oppos do you have who are going to rat you out to the CO? I'd maybe be a tad curious as to what she has on them causing them to potentially dob you in it when called in for the post show interview.I'd love to join youse & i am off to Telford with an eye on the Mitches fig in the OP or the new WW1 Canadian inf fig they've just released. However I am on ROPs with regard to purchasing new projects to make & paint courtesy of OC Home Forces. She has comms with my two oppos I go with & they are backing her up as i have 4 figs on the go at the mo & having buggered up the face on one I'm starting that bit again putting me back a few weeks.
So, my part in this may revert to actually getting off my arse with the ongoing stuff & getting my T E Lawro bust painted. He's undercoated & has been for nearly 12 months - i'm just a bit slow......on many fronts apparently.
RIP David Coates. A great shame.my second project in the ww1 build is the post war archaeological dig model, with a German Soldier being painstakingly uncovered before being repatriated as one of the unknown. Slightly melancholy, rather than the humour I brought to the other skeleton model I did, with the little dog ect, I've got the unsurpassed Airfix Skeleton in 1/6
still unsurpassed in anatomical accuracy.
the German Helmet would have been another item to survive, this is a 1/6 scale one with a liner and chin strap, have to think about that one a bit.
and most melancholy of all, the items that all soldiers use, his mess kit, ordered this one, I'm slowly collecting bits and pieces together, so any input or further ideas from you all will be well considered.
this all reminds me of an ARRSE member we all lost this year
I read somewhere that the early Tankies considered the female tank to be far more useful, as there were far more Machine gun targets to be supressed, the cannon armed tanks could hardly find a target. as a quirk of History, the MG armed tanks were a compromise as there weren't enough cannon of the right type to go around.So I've got one of these
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30 quid from WaltBay. Im not convinced about Meg given the problems @PFGEN has had with them in the past. No interior on this one also. Its pretty basic, but will do the job.
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nice contrast withe the old and the new