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Forum: planetArmor General 01-01-2020, 05:06 PM
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Posted By FireflyRK
How do we revive PA?

This site used to be one of the best forums on the whole internet.

I know forums took a hit from Facebook and then from the Photobucket debacle, but things seem to be stabilizing. the facebook...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 01-01-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,580
Posted By FireflyRK
Really impressive build! The tank is great, but...

Really impressive build! The tank is great, but the little flourishes of the diorama take things to the very next level.

What does the newspaper headline say?




PS.its super nice to see...
Forum: planetArmor General 12-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,924
Posted By FireflyRK
I see drips and dribbles here. I check in about...

I see drips and dribbles here. I check in about once a year to see if there is any activity and I see more new stuff this time than I have in a long while. I wonder if this is due to the flight from...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-04-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Thank you Alias, and that is a good question. ...

Thank you Alias, and that is a good question.

I remember in the 1990s a lot of guys used to blacken the gun barrel, then people began to say this wouldn't happen unless the tanks were firing black...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-03-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
...and done (just need to scrounge up some...

...and done (just need to scrounge up some figures)

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/August11_Inprog/SAM_1032.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-20-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
I still wasn't satisfied with the finish so I...

I still wasn't satisfied with the finish so I added some blue and white glazes/filters/messes

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/August11_Inprog/SAM_0898.jpg


Started to paint...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-19-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Hey Roy, I entirely missed your post. Thanks for...

Hey Roy, I entirely missed your post. Thanks for the input.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-18-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Thanks Rick. ...

Thanks Rick.

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/August11_Inprog/SAM_0880.jpg


After some washes, drybrushing (very light) and mist coats

The large decal on the side of the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-16-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Tonight I added decals and a satin coat. Rubber...

Tonight I added decals and a satin coat. Rubber rims were painted tire-black. A coat of Vallejo dark earth will be applied to the track next.
...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-15-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
and now with paint ...

and now with paint

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/August11_Inprog/SAM_0846.jpg


I think I'm going to do this one old-school and just give it a wash and a very light dry...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-11-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,736
Posted By FireflyRK
Fantastic! This kind of step by step stuff is so...

Fantastic! This kind of step by step stuff is so awesome to see. Very generous of you. Thank you!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-07-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
I'll assume the silence to mean that nobody is...

I'll assume the silence to mean that nobody is sure. Therefore I installed the FuG.7 pot, and the main gun. I am leaving off the smoke grenade launchers though;purely for aesthetic reasons.
...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-05-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,761
Posted By FireflyRK
Wow, what a monster! I really like the...

Wow, what a monster!

I really like the shade of green you achieved. What did you use?
Forum: New Members, you must Post here first . Introduce yourself or just say hello. 08-05-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By FireflyRK
Hi Tony, and welcome to the fray. I like...

Hi Tony, and welcome to the fray.


I like to build 1/72 armor from time to time, so another braille-scaler is always welcome as far as I'm concerned. There are amazing things that can be done in...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-04-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,995
Posted By FireflyRK
Wow Rafal! That is a beautiful model. Pieknie!

Wow Rafal! That is a beautiful model. Pieknie!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-04-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,774
Posted By FireflyRK
I got a few more shots online ...

I got a few more shots online

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/Finished%20Models/SAM_0758.jpg
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g140/FireflyRK/Finished%20Models/SAM_0756.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-04-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
No pics right now, but I decided to go with the...

No pics right now, but I decided to go with the command tank version of this kit.

I built the FuG 7 aerials, and they assembled quite well, and alignment was very easy.

The tank has the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-04-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,774
Posted By FireflyRK
Thanks for the support Alex. I really appreciate...

Thanks for the support Alex. I really appreciate it
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-02-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,859
Posted By FireflyRK
Wow! Can you discuss how you achieved the...

Wow! Can you discuss how you achieved the distressed metal finish? It is beautiful!
Forum: Off Topic 08-02-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,463
Posted By FireflyRK
I saw Foghat in Rockford Illinois in the summer...

I saw Foghat in Rockford Illinois in the summer of 1998. They're a lot of fun live. Go see them if you get the chance.
Forum: Off Topic 08-02-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,783
Posted By FireflyRK
Hi gang, I realize that this thread has not...

Hi gang,

I realize that this thread has not been active for some months, but I wanted to share a few thoughts.

I first joined PA back in 2006, and thought it was the best thing on the web. The...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-02-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Thanks guys. Roy, I glued the tracks...

Thanks guys.

Roy, I glued the tracks together by first laying them out on a piece of tape, and then using Tamiya thin cement. I then wound the thing, tape and all, around the wheels and removed...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-01-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,792
Posted By FireflyRK
Tristar 38(t)

This is one of those kits that I purchased years ago (summer of 2007 in this case), dabbled with, and put back in the box. Its a really nice kit, but I felt lazy about the tracks.

Over the course...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-31-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,353
Posted By FireflyRK
lovely work Bladerunner. How did you make it look...

lovely work Bladerunner. How did you make it look all sand faded without it looking washed out? Its a problem I seem to have with desert finishes.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-31-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,265
Posted By FireflyRK
Donald, I just spent the last few minutes paging...

Donald, I just spent the last few minutes paging through this thread and I have to say that it is incredible from start to finish. That is a beautiful little scene you composed. Thanks for sharing!
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