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by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:10 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: 1/72 Dragon Armor Christmas specials
Replies: 14
Views: 1507

Re: 1/72 Dragon Armor Christmas specials

gouchy...

Thats very good...Santa Von Klaus...

LOL


Cheers
Sam
by Mad Sam
Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.
Replies: 8
Views: 1258

Re: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.

I think you're right. You probably wouldn't be able to show the rifle in use by Hartmann, but his crew chief did on one occasion take a rifle and go out to rescue the pilot after he crash-landed his '109 behind enemy lines. Perhaps there's a diorama in their meeting. I didn't have a clue he bagged a...
by Mad Sam
Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.
Replies: 8
Views: 1258

Re: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.

Hmm, Sorry, yes, its that Brit humour thing...hence why I posted the real desciption lower down.


Cheers
Sam
by Mad Sam
Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:20 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom
Replies: 23
Views: 2479

Re: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom

But then there's always the 'but it's a war prize being used as a range target' scenario However, Here's the thread in summary: It's a piece of cr*p from a bad QC batch built by a five year old which depicts a tank stepped on by Godzilla then hit by a 5" naval gun exploding with so much force that p...
by Mad Sam
Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom
Replies: 23
Views: 2479

Re: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom

Ah that would do it then. July 1945,.
by Mad Sam
Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.
Replies: 8
Views: 1258

Re: BBI's "Erich Hartmann" Bf-109, where to put the k98 ?.

In the cockpit. Hartman was that good a marksman, he had all other armament removed from his aircraft and used to down the enemy warbirds with just one or two rounds fired from his trusty rifle. Or - as provided by greendevil41 on the BF-109G-TROPICAL thread.... The correct answer given in excellent...
by Mad Sam
Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom
Replies: 23
Views: 2479

Re: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom

Ha - That'd be it then. The one and only SUPER SUPER Pershing...
by Mad Sam
Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: tiger help
Replies: 21
Views: 1681

Re: tiger help

As far as I can find, with the possible exception of 5 vehicles issued to Panzer Lehr, all the Tiger I deployed into Normandy were with one of three tank battalions; Schwere Heers Pz Abt 503, Schwere SS Pz Abt 101, Schwere SS Pz abt 102. All the references I have indicate that the three units painte...
by Mad Sam
Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom
Replies: 23
Views: 2479

Re: A PSA on how not to do a destroyed vehicle custom

The damage was caused by a Pershing armed with a 105mm?
by Mad Sam
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

I got to see an Armortek 1/6 Sherman this weekend, so now I have a good idea of the physical space the Dragon model will take up. There was also a 1/6 King Tiger made by the same company, complete with scale zimmerit, and in a similar scheme to the 21st 1/18 prototype. I really hope that's where Dra...
by Mad Sam
Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:58 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: Salvage Yard
Replies: 192
Views: 97785

Re: Salvage Yard

Crazy Kraut
So glad the 'prisoner exchange' worked out!

All the best
Sam
by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Merit 1:16 Tiger I, Kurland, Eastern Front,
Replies: 8
Views: 1370

Re: Merit 1:16 Tiger I, Kurland, Eastern Front,

Agree with previous comment, it looks good, a Tiger from Schwere Panzer-abteilung 502.

For a mid production vehicle it should have zimmerit, although it wouldn't stop me buying it.
by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: 1/32nd Scale -N- Smaller Forum
Topic: Best 1/72 Armor
Replies: 13
Views: 2551

Re: Best 1/72 Armor

Hello and welcome Dragon Armour for me, but watch those duplicate releases; You'll get the tank issued on it's own, then later limited or special editions will be exactly the same model but with a bit of grass for a base, then reissued with a wall, then again with a wall and a bit of grass, then - h...
by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: The Reference Room
Topic: FW-190D
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: FW-190D

Jnewboy Did you ever find another Dora with red or green spiral? I've found colour profiles of several 190D in the H&C Planes and pilots series FW190 volume, which show the green/white spiral spinner, but unfortunately the book has no reference details on where they got the information on colours, m...
by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:48 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: new 1/18 F/A-18?
Replies: 9
Views: 1732

Re: new 1/18 F/A-18?

Look forward to both - if true.

And 2012 is only just round the corner.

Now, what schemes are they going to pick?
by Mad Sam
Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:14 am
Forum: Buy, Sell, & Trade Forum
Topic: Salvage Yard
Replies: 192
Views: 97785

Re: Salvage Yard

Crazy Kraut

PM sent

Cheers
Sam
by Mad Sam
Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

Just seen it come up on a pre-order over here - price in dollars - $1250 - but at least it's offered with free delivery! -Think yourselves very very lucky over there! As to Panzer III v Panzer IV getting released in the future, if they ever do decide to go ahead, Dragon has got loads of sales info o...
by Mad Sam
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:09 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

You were actually correct, that is the model we've been discussing, I just wondered if that's where the picture came from. Shame about the Museum, I'd forgotten about it 'till I saw your location. I moved down South from the North-West in the early 90's, - I've not lost the accent though, apparently...
by Mad Sam
Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:49 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

Hello Wrights Collectables Thanks for the picture. Isn't that off the Dragon Expo site? I've been looking for obvious flaws on the tank, but it does seem to be a really good model. As Threetoughtrucks mentioned, there are always going to be Rivet counters, but I'm not one. It looks like a Sherman, t...
by Mad Sam
Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

Threetoughtrucks As I said, made me laugh when I realised what I'd actually missed....or not..... The other thing that was a bit of a puzzle, why are people complaining about the type of Sherman to be released? Dragon have got to start somewhere, and they are a company who always make the most of th...
by Mad Sam
Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:07 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 Ho-229 Project Build ( Retired ) !!
Replies: 1000
Views: 105343

Re: 1/18 Ho-229 PreOrder Till Oct 31 ! RTV is Here! Paymen

Well I just read the comments on your models on Missing-lynx...what a bunch of knuckle draggers. apart from a couple of remarks, the best they can come up with is sarcastic comments regarding where you photographed the model rather than anything about the models themselves, bearing in mind you poste...
by Mad Sam
Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:50 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: Dragon 1/6 tank
Replies: 102
Views: 8103

Re: Dragon 1/6 tank

Threetoughtrucks

LOL

So I spent two hours frantically searching the internet for a new budget range of Dragon tanks in an unspecified scale, and all the time it was a small dog in a toy tank.....

Curses.

Note to self; Must upgrade computer.

Cheers!
Sam
by Mad Sam
Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: 1/18 World War I models for Merit or BBI?
Replies: 11
Views: 1497

Re: 1/18 World War I models for Merit or BBI?

I too wouldn't go for WW1 Aircraft, but that applies to any scale, they just don't appeal to me, and there are just too many other later aircraft which I'd prefer to see issued/have in my collection. I don't think all WW2 Bombers are too small in 1/48. Each of my Franklin Mint or Monogram B17s B24s ...
by Mad Sam
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: New Merit 1/18 DAUNTLESS DISCUSSION
Replies: 699
Views: 136369

Re: New Merit 1/18 DAUNTLESS DISCUSSION

I agree, that's where I reckon they'll pitch it, somewhere about the $150 mark.
by Mad Sam
Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:32 am
Forum: 1:18 Scale Forum
Topic: um....was this the true colour of Zero's?
Replies: 13
Views: 1519

Re: um....was this the true colour of Zero's?

No new shades for me at the moment thanks! I'm sticking to my own personal view that the Light ash grey is an untreated aircraft, and the Ameiro shade is the result of varnish/stain/sealer coating probably giving a pale green shade similar to the two 1/18 BBI Zero. - Which on all the photo's I saw b...