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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-23-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,183
Posted By avukich
Kris, Everything looks great so far! How...

Kris,

Everything looks great so far! How did you achieve the crumpled look on the antenna mounting? It looks spot on!

Adam
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-22-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,121
Posted By avukich
Thanks for sharing those pictures James. I...

Thanks for sharing those pictures James.

I have a question for anyone that can answer it. I assume that the armor on this tank is rolled steel. Are those little slash like marks all over the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-03-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 29,433
Posted By avukich
John, Your build looks great, but I think I...

John,

Your build looks great, but I think I see something you missed. Those metal barrels are awesome (I have a bunch of them at home for my 38(t) & 35(t) kits), but they need the sights that are...
Forum: Allied: World War II 07-17-2006, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,287
Posted By avukich
Siim, To answer your original question, no,...

Siim,

To answer your original question, no, the zvezda kits are not DML reboxes. They can be found in other boxes though, Italeri. I'm not sure if the original line of kits was done by Zvezda or...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-30-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,199
Posted By avukich
Thanks for the help and compliments guys! ...

Thanks for the help and compliments guys!

Andrew--Thanks for the info on the casting numbers and bolts! The walk around of "Flandres" on Flying Frogs (www.ffsmc.com) clearly shows that those...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-30-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,199
Posted By avukich
Thanks to some feedback I got regarding this...

Thanks to some feedback I got regarding this model over on Missing Lynx, I made a couple of small enhancements.

I added the handle used to hold the headlight cover in place when it was opened....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-28-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,199
Posted By avukich
Thanks for the compliments guys. I am really...

Thanks for the compliments guys. I am really looking forward to trying my hand at that paint job.

RC--The major advantage to the tracks that I found wasn't that they were workable (though that...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-28-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,199
Posted By avukich
The French Char B1 bis has always been one of my...

The French Char B1 bis has always been one of my favorite vehicles (In fact, the first armor model I ever built was the Matchbox 1/76 Char B1 bis). Obviously, I was very happy and excited when I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 05-23-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,754
Posted By avukich
:lol: Nope. I completely missed that. I am...

:lol: Nope. I completely missed that. I am going to have to learn how to do resin casting to complete my project with this kit. I have a particular vehicle picked out that I am modeling and it has...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 05-19-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,754
Posted By avukich
Niko, Your 35(t) looks great so far! I hope...

Niko,

Your 35(t) looks great so far! I hope my finish looks that good once I finish mine.

Where did you get the extra roadwheels for the front fenders? Did you cast them from the kit parts,...
Forum: Allied: World War II 05-18-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,035
Posted By avukich
Maquette makes a conversion set that includes a...

Maquette makes a conversion set that includes a turret and couple of different guns & mantlets. With this conversion, you could make any T-34/76 variant (at least as far as the turret goes). I...
Forum: Your important news and kit reviews. 04-03-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,500
Posted By avukich
David, Please keep us posted on these French...

David,

Please keep us posted on these French tankers. I can't wait to get my hands on them. I for one am sick of all of the German things and look forward to every non-German release.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-21-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 43,069
Posted By avukich
Ian, This diorama looks awesome. Your...

Ian,

This diorama looks awesome. Your painting and weathering are superb. The only suggest that I would make right now is to keep those papers and maps, but get rid of the one saying...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-17-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,869
Posted By avukich
It looks great to me. I can't wait to see it...

It looks great to me. I can't wait to see it painted up. Great job on all of the weld seams.

Adam
Forum: Allied: World War II 03-06-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,086
Posted By avukich
Brock, These were pretty rare beasts from...

Brock,

These were pretty rare beasts from what I understand. The SU-85 and SU-100 were pretty common, but the SU-85M was not frequently seen. Besides the Soviets and maybe the Germans, no one...
Forum: Axis: World War II 03-03-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By avukich
Dan, Thank you very much for the link. That...

Dan,

Thank you very much for the link. That is exactly what I needed. I knew that the wire went into the back of the notek light, but I didn't know where.

Thanks,
Adam
Forum: Axis: World War II 03-02-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By avukich
Larry, The version found on the Panzer IV...

Larry,

The version found on the Panzer IV Ausf. E.

Thanks,
Adam
Forum: Axis: World War II 03-01-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By avukich
Can anyone tell me where the wire from the rear...

Can anyone tell me where the wire from the rear convoy light actually plugs into the light? The same question goes for the tail light?

Thanks,
Adam
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,182
Posted By avukich
Jon, Great job so far! Your build looks...

Jon,

Great job so far! Your build looks really clean and the white-wash is looking good so far.

I agree with John. I would actually add some more chipping. Typically, I think that chipping is...
Forum: planetArmor General 02-27-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,563
Posted By avukich
Sam, Thank you very much for sharing these...

Sam,

Thank you very much for sharing these pictures. I am going to have to make it there some day to check that place out. Since you offered to share further if anyone would like something in...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-24-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,823
Posted By avukich
I got my Bendicator and a package of the...

I got my Bendicator and a package of the grunddeckung yesterday. The items were well packed and arrived very quickly. The Bendicator is very nice and should be very handy. I will be using it very...
Forum: planetArmor General 02-23-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,071
Posted By avukich
Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that Dragon...

Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that Dragon is right, but it is unfair to say "Dragon who has made errors before or???" as to me that implies that none of the other manufacturers have been wrong....
Forum: planetArmor General 02-15-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,722
Posted By avukich
I have not used (nor seen) the Friulmodel tracks...

I have not used (nor seen) the Friulmodel tracks for German halftracks, but I would guess those spacer are for between the two halves of the roadwheels to make them wider. Do some dry-fitting before...
Forum: Allied: World War II 02-14-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,531
Posted By avukich
Janne, I have seen plenty of slogans painted...

Janne,

I have seen plenty of slogans painted on T-34s and KV-1s, but not KV-2s. I think that the reason for this is that they didn't begin painting the slogans on the vehicles until they started...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-14-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 61,536
Posted By avukich
Evan, You can actually get a subscription to...

Evan,

You can actually get a subscription to Ground Power through Rainbow 10. They charge 3000 Yen (therefore actual price varies depending on the value of Yen in relation to the USD, CAD, etc.)...
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