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1/6 ITEMS

Post by 1958Zelda » Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:36 pm

can we have a 1/6 permanent post like the 1/16 Tanks & R/C Airplanes ?

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Post by tmanthegreat » Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:09 am

I'll second that! We do not need a whole separate forum, but somewhere that the 1/6 scale fans on SSHQ (myself included) can share about their collections, finds, etc. would be great. This area within the small scale military hobby is still going quite strong :D
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Post by pickelhaube » Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:15 pm

I third that !!
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Post by Axis Nightmare » Fri Aug 19, 2016 6:34 pm

As a closet 1/6 guy (literally, most of my stuff is stored in a closet for lack of space :( ) ditto that.
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Re: 1/6 ITEMS

Post by Axis Nightmare » Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:51 pm

1958Zelda wrote:can we have a 1/6 permanent post like the 1/16 Tanks & R/C Airplanes ?
I'd say not much chance based on the underwhelming response. :oops:
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Post by tpa05 » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:54 pm

I have no less than 5 separate 1:6 projects in various stages of completion. Every day I head towards one and within a few minutes have either a question, suggestion or observation. So, the possibility of going to a forum; one thats well-established, and having it as a resource for 1:6 as well? I say yea With both thumbs!

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Post by kduck » Thu Sep 15, 2016 6:58 am

tpa05 wrote:I have no less than 5 separate 1:6 projects in various stages of completion. Every day I head towards one and within a few minutes have either a question, suggestion or observation. So, the possibility of going to a forum; one thats well-established, and having it as a resource for 1:6 as well? I say yea With both thumbs!
I completely left 1:18 several years ago but I still occasionally come here to see what the customizers are up to and to see if there is any 1:18 news concerning possible modern Russian figures or vehicles (my preferred 1:6 niche) and because I always liked the community here. It would be nice to have a 1:6 section here but I would be concerned that it wouldn't get much use as this thread has seen few comments. Hopefully, I'm wrong about that as I really would like to become more active in this community again. As for established 1:6 forums, there are many with OSW being one of the most popular and having a very friendly (mostly, anyway) community.

http://www.onesixthwarriors.com/forum/

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Post by krieglok » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:42 am

I have the 1/6 21st Century R/C M-5 Stuart. I cut the side skirts off it and the project kind of died. I want to change the gearing to speed it up a little. Just a topic that would fit in a new 1/6 section I guess....

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Post by Axis Nightmare » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:23 pm

These guys are really talented and have amazing imaginations to put together their own "comic book" photoshoot. If you appreciate 1/6 scale you gotta check this out! :salute: :flag:

http://ssccohio.weebly.com/marineshoot3.html
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Post by 1958Zelda » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:12 am

VERY Cool stuff Axis Nightmare,thanks for sharing,well since no answer about a perment 1/6 stickey,i guess its ok to post here,if you have pictures or questions on 1/6 drop them here.

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Post by 1958Zelda » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:15 am

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21th CENTURY 1/6 Kettenkrad and German motorcycle with side car,figures are Dragon,did these many moons ago

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Post by 1958Zelda » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:22 am

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21th CENTURY ULTIMATE SOLDIER 1/6 KUBELWAGEN,also a while back

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Post by 1958Zelda » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:25 am

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DRAGON 1/6 PANZER II

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Post by tpa05 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:41 am

Here's a 1:6 Vehicle I completed a few weeks ago. It's a (sorta) Jadgpanther build on a Desimone T-34 chassis and what I call the Sdkfzwtf-Jag34...

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And speaking of cutting off skirts on a Stuart, needing some more "Bad guys", I converted one of my Stuarts to a, well, StuartPanzer...

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Post by tpa05 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:16 am

And one more. It's an R/C Sdkfz-250. The tracks and sprocket are from a Stuart, and the wheels are actually Deck Wheels from Home Depot and are the same ones used in the Jag34. In this case I cut groove/slit right down the center-line and it's with this centerline that the track stays mounted.

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Post by krieglok » Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:24 am

Wow! Simply amazing work. The hybrid Stuart looks like a fun project. Are any of them R/C? Not that it matters though. The Panther must be huge!

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Post by 1958Zelda » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:57 am

Great Work on all tpa05 ,that panther must be huge,any pictures with a figure next to it?

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Post by tpa05 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:51 am

Hey guys. First thanks for the kind words and support. Zelda I will try and get some pictures with figure(s) out within the next day or so. And as for size, yea the panther is indeed huge (and) heavy.

And Tom (krieglok) you ask if any of 'em are R/C and I'm happy to report that they all are. The Halftrack runs on not only the gear, track and sprocket(s) from a Stuart but with the motors from the tank as well. The Panther (Jag34) and StuartPanzer were both upgraded with Hobby-Grade electronics.

Thanks guys for your interest and I'll try and get some more pictures out as soon as possible.

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Post by tmanthegreat » Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:59 am

Zelda and tpa05, you guys do some fantastic work with your 1/6 vehicles!

You both have given me some more inspiration for further mods I could make to my 1/6 Sdkfz 250 and other vehicles :D
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Post by kduck » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:14 pm

I'm seeing some very nice figures and vehicles so far. If we're going to make this thread a 1:6 permanent discussion area, then I suppose I can contribute some images of a few figures of mine. There has been a lot of 1:6 scale modern Russian gear produced in the last few years but this first figure is one of my older figures, created with some of the limited modern Russian gear that was available at the time. This is my rendition of a Russian VDV paratrooper during the 2nd Chechen War as he would have appeared in the Argun River Gorge region of Chechnya in late April or May of 2000. The figure was created using a mix of items (many modified) primarily from Armoury, BBI, 21C and a few other manufacturers. A few more items, such as the helmet cover and base are hand made. More information and images can be found in this OSW thread: Clearing the Mountains - Russian VDV - Chechnya - Argun River Gorge - May 2000

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Post by Axis Nightmare » Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:21 am

All great stuff :!: :)

Serious talent :!: :salute:
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Post by 1958Zelda » Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:34 am

Fantastic Figure kduck !,

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Post by tmanthegreat » Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:00 am

Since we're now showing collection pictures and need to keep this thread alive, here are a few pictures of a small part of my collection I've posted in other threads:

Not really a custom, just a fun display with the 21c Air Cavalry OH-6:
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This is my Armor Hobbies SdkFz 250 Halftrack with custom paint, gun shield and interior details. Its on maneuvers with my Dragon Panzer II (prebuilt version).
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Post by krieglok » Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:57 am

Cool pics! My lawn might be more suited for "jungle" pictures...lol

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Post by kduck » Sat Nov 05, 2016 5:59 pm

Thanks for the positive comments on the previous figure that I posted. This second figure is probably my favorite figure in my collection and depicts a Russian VV MVD (Interior Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs) sniper on patrol somewhere in Chechnya, between 2000 and 2009. This figure is from a few years ago and is a rework of a figure that I did back in 2009. By the time I updated the figure, my figure bashing and customizing skills had improved and better 1:6 Russian gear was becoming available. This figure consists of items primarily from BBI, Dragon, SideShow Toys and DiD. Many of the items (particularly the uniform) were heavily modified or repainted. The first image below is of the figure as originally created and the rest are of the updated figure. More information and images can be found in this OSW thread: Russian VV MVD Sniper on Patrol Somewhere in Chechnya.

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