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stevo 04-22-2004 08:29 AM

Hi all.
I'm doing a railwagon and back dating a Tiger I (shut up as I know it's not allied :( ).
I wish I could spend more time on it but I have/have had/ opaque spots on the corneas of both eyes that is giving me no end of grief.
I'm not looking for tears but it is like someone's finger prints on the lens of your glasses and it makes it damb hard to see sometimes (I use FML or "Fluorometholone" drops from time to time).
rgds to you all, stevo

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TreadHead 04-22-2004 06:02 PM

Howdy steve,

Man....that must be extremely annoying (to say the least, right?).

Hope you feel better soon. From the looks of your work (checked out your photos), you are doing a bang-up job of overcoming your 'challenge'.
Good on ya!

Tread.

stevo 04-23-2004 07:50 AM

"Man....that must be extremely annoying (to say the least, right?)."

Hey Tread which bit is "extremely annoying"? The no-allied bit or the constant fight to see with the use of corticosteroids (3 times in 5 months this time)?
Don't worry Tread I know exactly what you ment and thanks for the thought :thumb: .

I wish you boys would link some in-progress stuff for me to look at as this is the best bit of the hobby to me. Axis or Allied makes no diff to me as I can see the detail in anything and some of you blow me away with what you can do with plasic sheet and strips :) .
rgds steve

animal 04-24-2004 12:54 PM

I am building a M-52 five ton tractor and a M-131A1 5000 gallon fuel tanker. It is made up of a combination of the Italeri M-925 series truck for the Cab chassis and wood and plastic stock by Evergreen. The cab is made from home cast resin from a modified M-35 A1 cab. I just completed another Gun Truck, the Playboys circa 1971.

Tankmodeler 04-25-2004 03:52 PM

Howdy!

Currently I'm scratchbuiliding:

- an Australian T50 turret conversion for the M113 with complete interior & turret basket
- the bits to convert the Bandai M4A3 VVSS to an HVSS including an updated lower hull and the running gear and return rollers.
- an accurate Ram OP from the horrible remains of a Resicast Ram Kangaroo, an H&K Ram and a pile of putty and styrene.

There are pictures of the Ram OP and the 1/48 stuff ni the Track Link BLOG section.

kkeefe 05-05-2004 10:21 AM

Well, for scratching, I've got a British WWI 6-Inch mortar underway. Just got the tube turned down in brass.

And for a conversion, I'm turning MR Models's M121 120mm mortar into an M120 towed variant. (Different bipod)

Both are on hold as I'm (still) working on the RPM WWI Ford Model A truck.

mgard 05-10-2004 09:42 AM

I am currently scratch-building the gunshield for the KMC 3" Anti-tank gun.

Mike

Eric Scott 05-13-2004 01:41 PM

Currently engineering Hugarian 43M Zrinyi II.

What makes this project unique is it will be in 1/16 scale, all metal similar to Armortek models and fully funtional radio-controlled!

Ambituous? You bet!

Cheers
Eric Scott ;)

Old Ford dude Jeff 05-27-2004 11:34 PM

Home made up armored Hummv

Jeff

luke 09-13-2004 12:46 AM

I'm doing some BT-5/7 road wheels ....the more you get into this the more bloody versions you discover...the Bt series had 2 different types od road wheel (not counting the front one which is different again) ...I'll post some pictures if I can work out how to do it


Luke :o


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