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Forum: Armor Shows and Events 06-01-2009, 07:18 AM
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Views: 2,935
Posted By mic bradshaw
Australian Model Expo

For those PA people in the land of Oz, this weekend 6-8th June is the annual Australian Model Expo and competition at Sandown Park in Melbourne. Just a reminder in case you didn't know it was on :)...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-24-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,115
Posted By mic bradshaw
Thanks

Thanks for the comments guys.

James, the pics sort of washed out a little but the flat surfaces are lighter than the upright surfaces. Also many of the doors, panels hatches etc are painted in...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-23-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,786
Posted By mic bradshaw
Big Kat

Ian,
Not much modelling but I hope to get a few finished very soon. I have posted up a model that is almost done, just needs a little tweaking.

LOL Gundam is it... I have 1/2 a dozen SdF3 suits...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-23-2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,786
Posted By mic bradshaw
Nice Work

Nice job on the big kat Hilly. I like the colours.

Mic b
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 11-23-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,115
Posted By mic bradshaw
First post for the longest time...

Funny how life catches up with you. This is the first Armour kit I have finished in over 6 months. It is my first build for the Wheels and Tracks 2009 theme model. This is the DML DX05 special...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-04-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,041
Posted By mic bradshaw
Not a challenge

Dan, just fun to do. Just be careful of the wheels the axels can be a little delicate. The trails themselves go togther well. There are more parts left in the rest of the kit than in the gun part....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-03-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,041
Posted By mic bradshaw
Looks good

Hi Dan glad to be of some small amount of inspirtation, if only I could get motivated to paint mine....hahaha
Now the fun part the trails and the carriage.... have fun.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-03-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,918
Posted By mic bradshaw
Who knows...

Most of their gun kits have them. They are impossible to clean up and they look dodgey when you put them on. The other advantage to making my own was that I could then glue it all up and it was a...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-02-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,918
Posted By mic bradshaw
Plastic boots

Dan,
This was probably the worst part of the kit. So what I did was glue a bunch of disks together from the punch and die set, alternating small and large disks. I did this until I had the length I...
Forum: Painting & Weathering 03-14-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,878
Posted By mic bradshaw
Be careful Jim,

Azteks do not take kindly to solvents as the plastic construction is easily damaged by some of them. I would have been scared even putting laquer thinner thru it.....
I would look for some alcohol...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-04-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,926
Posted By mic bradshaw
Differences

Hi Scott,
Not having a Bronco version here in front of me it is difficult to to compare the two. I have seen the Bronco kit, and the two manufacturers have taken different approaches to the model....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-28-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 133,444
Posted By mic bradshaw
Looking good Laz.

I like your interior and the wiring work. I am enjoying your long build, at this rate it will almost be as many pages as the other Laz's panther... :)
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-28-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,926
Posted By mic bradshaw
Answers

Thanks guys for the replies,

Scott, yeah I reckon we need more A/C's around here.

Anthony, the metal barrel comes in the kit as does the etch. It is a little expensive for Italieri being in...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-27-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,926
Posted By mic bradshaw
Staghound mk1

Ok so while working on my M4HSt dio I needed a break and decided after picking this up on the weekend to build this.
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e149/micbradshaw/staghound/DSC_9492a.jpg

I...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-23-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,603
Posted By mic bradshaw
Thanks Rick,

As I said we don't get much in the way of snow here so I have no idea. All sounds good to me.... :)
Forum: Painting & Weathering 02-23-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,225
Posted By mic bradshaw
Tamiya Airbrush

Ok Evan,
This is a long answer but I have read this thread a couple of times and tried to come up with some sound advice for you, and this is about my 10th attempt at writting it and trying not to...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-22-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,437
Posted By mic bradshaw
Go BT,

That looks ace BT, good to see all those churchill parts went to a good cause. I was going to suggest the same thing that Rick did, you just need to soften them up a bit now and add some darker...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-22-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 95,963
Posted By mic bradshaw
Nice work Rick,

Love the ground work looks very nice.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-22-2008, 06:26 PM
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Views: 19,603
Posted By mic bradshaw
Very nice.

I love it Radek, fantastic work. If I can be a stick in the mud though. Should there also be some snow on the roof? Living in a country with no snow I am unsure how these things happen so feel free...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-22-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,218
Posted By mic bradshaw
Update time

Ok so I haven't done much to finish the Halftrack off at this stage. Sort of been slack, but I have managed to finish a figure and a base for it. The base is a comercial item that I make and sell at...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-09-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 100,016
Posted By mic bradshaw
This I am looking forward to

Rick, i am looking forward to this one. Have you chosen a particular vehicle or theatre for it to be painted in?
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-09-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,218
Posted By mic bradshaw
After a bit more weathering

Ok so I added some dirt and mud effects to the beasty now.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e149/micbradshaw/m4hst%20dio/m2a1/DSC_9483a.jpg...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-08-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,218
Posted By mic bradshaw
hehehehe

Yeah way to clean, hopefully I will finish the mud and dirt effects today and post some more pics...with out white washed guns as well.... :D
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-07-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,918
Posted By mic bradshaw
Thanks Anders

No problems. I will also quit damning you although it was more for tempting me into doing it than anything else.....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-07-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,918
Posted By mic bradshaw
Update time

Ok so I didn't get things updated when I wanted to, such is life. I have done a little work on the M4 now.
Replaced all the tools with items from the DML halftrack, replaced the 50cal with a DML...
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