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by tmanthegreat
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: (Somewhat) New American Diorama figs
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: (Somewhat) New American Diorama figs

Those figures look like junk and what the heck is up with their rifles? If you need good WWII figures, just track down some of the old 21st or BBI figures or get some of the new Marauder Task Force WWII figures.
by tmanthegreat
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: How To Make Easy Realistic Looking Tracks

Thanks for the tutorial, Picklehaube :D

This will be helpful when I eventually get to the tracks on the Jagdpanzer IV kit I’m working on.
by tmanthegreat
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Star Wars Combat Assault Tank
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Re: Star Wars Combat Assault Tank

If you’re into the Star Wars vehicles, this tank is one of the best Hasbro has made to date. It’s as well detailed as any of our 1/18 tanks were back in the day with a full interior, opening engine, rolling treads, cargo crates, etc. It’s a toy/model of the Imperial Assault Tank seen in the spinoff ...
by tmanthegreat
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: FOV rouses itself from slumber...!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 6125

Re: FOV rouses itself from slumber...!!!

Well that kind of stinks. Then again, I have been collecting premium 1/30 scale models that cost 3-4 times as much as the FOV ones, so I guess it’s not as big of a deal... I just hope that for all the new improvements and higher price point that FOV retains good quality control and doesn’t become li...
by tmanthegreat
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Marauder Task Force WWII Kickstarter
Replies: 135
Views: 25507

Re: Marauder Task Force WWII Kickstarter

A few quick pics of my Marauder Task Force WWII Russian figures. I also got the British troops, but haven’t put them together yet. I will need to get examples of the USMC, US Army, German, and Japanese figures eventually. The MTF WWII figures are very nice through and through 8) https://i.postimg.cc...
by tmanthegreat
Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Jagdpanzer IV
Replies: 66
Views: 8239

Re: Jagdpanzer IV

Aracula, your Jagdpanzer looks great 8)
I stalled on building mine, but your pics inspire me to get back into it!

BTW, do you have any spares for the gun lock part for the L/70 version? Thanks :D
by tmanthegreat
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: What does the wife really think about 18th ?
Replies: 11
Views: 616

Re: What does the wife really think about 18th ?

Axis, I’m really sorry to hear your wife passed away and glad she was so tolerant of your collections. Personally, I’m single and have my own house that I can put what I want in. My former girlfriend really liked my collections and was supportive of my hobby. She often likened staying in my house to...
by tmanthegreat
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Forum Threads
Topic: 1:18 Natter reference pics
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Re: 1:18 Natter reference pics

Thanks for posting these, Normandy!
by tmanthegreat
Thu Nov 14, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Calibre Wings 1/72 B-58 Hustler
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Calibre Wings 1/72 B-58 Hustler

I’ve been wanting a 1/72 B-58 for quite some time. This could be a neat 1/72 offering 8)
by tmanthegreat
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 21st Century 1/32 plane defects
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: 21st Century 1/32 plane defects

Seeing this thread almost made me laugh because it’s been a foregone conclusion for many years now that the 21st Century products in nearly all their scales were continually dogged by quality control issues for the entire production run :lol: Still, I find it telling that other companies that mass-p...
by tmanthegreat
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1:12 Figures
Replies: 15
Views: 617

Re: 1:12 Figures

Those are really nice-looking figures! They come across like smaller iterations of the premium 1/6 scale figures. I have a lot of 1/12 (6”) scale figures and vehicles from the Star Wars Black Series line. It is a good scale for figures (they’re large and detailed, but not too large) but larger vehic...
by tmanthegreat
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner
Replies: 16
Views: 665

Re: Pickelhaube's Consignment Corner

I’ve had the HO-229 model you built for me hanging up in my study/man cave for years now... It is still in great shape and looks impressive :D
by tmanthegreat
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: P-38 nosegear
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: P-38 nosegear

This is an age-old issue :wink: You have to push the strut inward a little to release the locking mechanism and it should then pull back into the landing gear bay.
by tmanthegreat
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: What's going on with the forum? Nov 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1499

Re: TESTING, 1,2,3 - WE ARE BACK!

Except for my avatar, the new site seems to be working on my end, but it sure is different! Then again, when we had basically the same formatting since 2004, it was time for an update :D
by tmanthegreat
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Jackson
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: Jackson

Good to see you back, Jackson! Really miss your custom decals as they were the best and you could make just about anything. I haven had any issues with your decals over the years... When I applied and sealed them correctly, they have stayed on perfectly.
by tmanthegreat
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/35 54cm morser "loki"
Replies: 9
Views: 470

Re: Dragon 1/35 54cm morser "loki"

Beautiful work, cnq! That’s a massive model, especially in 1/35 :D
by tmanthegreat
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Bachem Natter in 1.18
Replies: 49
Views: 6576

Re: Bachem Natter in 1.18

Crazy Kraut wrote:Decals are made by peddinghaus decals in germany
I’m familiar with Peddinghaus having gotten some sets off eBay... I know they have 1/32 scale aircraft decals, but do they do custom work like the larger decals for a 1/18 or other large scale model? Thanks :D
by tmanthegreat
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1:18 Battleground Kettenkrad has returned
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Re: 1:18 Battleground Kettenkrad has returned

Awesome! I built one of your Kettenkrad kits years ago and it’s a really useful and versatile model working for just about everything from a recon vehicle to an artillery transport and even a late-war Luftwaffe aircraft tow vehicle 8)
by tmanthegreat
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Customs & Mods
Topic: Bachem Natter in 1.18
Replies: 49
Views: 6576

Re: Bachem Natter in 1.18

That looks absolutely beautiful, Crazy Kraut :D

I need to get started on my kit and hope it comes out looking half as good. What did you use for the decals?
by tmanthegreat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: War Park---Metal Figures and Armor, New on the Scene?
Replies: 6
Views: 505

Re: War Park---Metal Figures and Armor, New on the Scene?

I’ve been seriously collecting 1/30 scale soldiers, armor, and aircraft for over a year now and the War Park figures were among some of the first I purchased. The company, based in China, has been around for a couple years and is gradually expanding their lineup from their “Battle of Kharkov” series...
by tmanthegreat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Citroen Traction
Replies: 10
Views: 761

Re: Citroen Traction

T-Man? I didn’t find anything, lol! This was all Axis Nightmare’s doing :D
by tmanthegreat
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: BBi's Elite Force lives.......at Big Lots!!
Replies: 1
Views: 596

Re: BBi's Elite Force lives.......at Big Lots!!

Good to know... These were at Target until they started carrying a reincarnated Chap Mei military toy line and you can still find them on Amazon for cheap 8)
by tmanthegreat
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!
Replies: 11
Views: 725

Re: The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!

Thanks Mark :D Yeah, that’s a Build A Rama corner ruins piece. I got it years ago and it seemed to work for my little Aliens setup. But the APC is definitely worth getting, if you haven’t gotten one already... I’m really happy with it and how the Joy Toy figures work with the model. However, I may c...
by tmanthegreat
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!
Replies: 11
Views: 725

Re: The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!

Yep, I’m familiar with the Neca items and they are really nice. Just their odd 7” scale doesn’t fit with anything else I collect!
by tmanthegreat
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!
Replies: 11
Views: 725

The Hiya Toys Aliens APC is Awesome!!

I know this has been available for a few months, but recently purchased the Hiya Toys Aliens APC 1/18 scale model... It wasn’t cheap, but was definitely worth the purchase :D The model is large and has a fully detailed interior and exterior. The turrets rotate, the main turret slides back on the rai...