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Forum: Photos: Finished Projects 08-17-2013, 07:54 AM
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Posted By alanmac
They would have decomposed by then anyway. ...

They would have decomposed by then anyway.

I'm with Dive as regards his comments, excellent technically.

Alan
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-27-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,597
Posted By alanmac
Hi Ivan These last set of pictures showing...

Hi Ivan

These last set of pictures showing the results of your weathering look great. I think it has just the right amount of wear and chipping combined with stains etc. I think you should move on...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,597
Posted By alanmac
Hi That's okay, its your model and of course...

Hi

That's okay, its your model and of course you can do whatever you wish with it regardless.

The example you've shown has fenders shredded in the same manner as yours but of course not to the...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,597
Posted By alanmac
Hi Cutting it back, away at the point where...

Hi

Cutting it back, away at the point where it is connected to the bracket, just cutting through the bolts/rivets should be easy enough.

Or where its relatively flat isn't going to be a hazard...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-04-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,597
Posted By alanmac
I was under the impression part of each tanks...

I was under the impression part of each tanks equipment was a set of bolt cutters, more than up to the job of cutting through some sheet metal to remove the offending parts.

As I say to clear it...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 07-04-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,597
Posted By alanmac
Hi Interesting model. Whilst I like...

Hi

Interesting model.

Whilst I like what you've done from a creative point of view I feel that it isn't accurate despite your long detailed explanation and theory.

The fender is quite thin...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-07-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,559
Posted By alanmac
Hi Nice build of one of my favourites. ...

Hi

Nice build of one of my favourites.

The only problem I have with it is the floor colour. It wasn't left wood finished but painted grey as the rest of the interior. Of course with use some...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-20-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,491
Posted By alanmac
Hi Nice job on one of my favourites,...

Hi

Nice job on one of my favourites, although really not a very good idea on the Germans part.

Skillful work with the airbrush getting those thin green lines on.

You may want to consider...
Forum: planetArmor General 03-07-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,100
Posted By alanmac
I know exactly the scumbag counterfeiter you mean...

I know exactly the scumbag counterfeiter you mean and it is a remold of the Royal Model figure.

Being broke isn't an excuse. I have very little income so if I can't afford something I have to...
Forum: planetArmor General 03-07-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,100
Posted By alanmac
Your bragging about buying a counterfeit figure...

Your bragging about buying a counterfeit figure and directing others to the site :(..........you don't deserve to be allowed on these forums.
Forum: planetArmor General 03-02-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,100
Posted By alanmac
Hi With Ebay you have to consider who the...

Hi

With Ebay you have to consider who the seller is. There has been a steady increase in business sellers on all Ebay's. There is one outlet in Australia who lists vast quantities of stuff with...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-01-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 30,174
Posted By alanmac
Bronco tracks

Hi

I see you've posted that you've brought the Bronco tracks. Sorry to say they may not fit. This Tamiya kit is very old, note the holes in the bottom for motor, batteries etc, and one of its many...
Forum: planetArmor General 02-27-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,100
Posted By alanmac
Postage cost as far as I'm aware is set by the...

Postage cost as far as I'm aware is set by the seller, not by Ebay. Some try to recoup Ebay and Paypal fees by charging more for postage. It really depends and all I do is factor in the postal cost...
Forum: planetArmor General 02-12-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,768
Posted By alanmac
I'll refer you to my previous post, post six. ...

I'll refer you to my previous post, post six.

Alan
Forum: planetArmor General 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,768
Posted By alanmac
Hi In my opinion, and one shared by a few...

Hi

In my opinion, and one shared by a few others, this is the best 1/35th scale kit of the Panther - Dragon Panther G Kit No 6268.
...
Forum: planetArmor General 01-10-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,125
Posted By alanmac
Known process

Hi

Yes this method and variations of it are well known.

See these articles over on armorama.com.
...
Forum: planetArmor General 01-10-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,892
Posted By alanmac
It's a very old kit

Hi

It's a very old kit and does Tamiya no favours in respect to the quality of their recently released kits. It does however keep selling due to its cheapness and unknown accuracy or lack of it,...
Forum: planetArmor General 12-04-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By alanmac
Hi. It's an old kit so I'm not sure about...

Hi.

It's an old kit so I'm not sure about the usual Aber and Eduard sets for this, and I doubt if any of the Far Eastern ones have anything. They'd concentrate more on the new mouldings from...
Forum: planetArmor General 10-05-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By alanmac
I think most every item on Ebay is a paypal...

I think most every item on Ebay is a paypal purchase isn't it?

I can't see the problem to be honest. As a buyer it doesn't cost you any money and with Paypal you get their help in getting your...
Forum: planetArmor General 09-29-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By alanmac
Really. Well they don't seem too hard to find at...

Really. Well they don't seem too hard to find at a reasonable price to me. Most of the Cyber Hobby white box stuff is well overpriced in the marketplace, relying on its perceived "exclusivity" to...
Forum: planetArmor General 09-26-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By alanmac
What's the big deal about the Cyberhobby kit ??? ...

What's the big deal about the Cyberhobby kit ???

Seems if you wanted to model the IV B variant you could have picked up the Tristar one without too much bother long ago, and in the opinion of...
Forum: planetArmor General 09-09-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,552
Posted By alanmac
Hi. I don't know of anybody who has used that...

Hi.
I don't know of anybody who has used that combination of kits but of course it is possible.

Here is details of a couple of builds, quite old now, that might help you in your proposed build....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-25-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,037
Posted By alanmac
In that case I guess you are carving your kits...

In that case I guess you are carving your kits out of wood, none of that their nasty modern plastic "new school" stuff for you ;):D
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 02-18-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,461
Posted By alanmac
Markus The old Alan kit may be but the...

Markus

The old Alan kit may be but the reboxing by Ark is not that difficult to find.

http://www.modelhobbies.co.uk/shop/models-sdkfz-marder-35031-p-26577.html

Don't know what its like, if...
Forum: Reference 01-23-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,654
Posted By alanmac
Before you get excited about going to Kublinka

Hi

Before you get too excited about visiting the museum I think you ought to read this from the site.

http://www.tankmuseum.ru/inf.html

They regard the place as a Military Research Facility...
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