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PostPosted: Thu 30 Oct 2014 21:31 pm 
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Higgins LCVP, USS Thurston AP-77 1944

Quick build OOB, airbrushed with Tamiya medium blue and dark grey. A lot of the LCVP were painted in the same colour as the Mother Ship. In this case it was medium blue, there are some colour pictures of LCVP from the USS Thurston on the internet.

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Nov 2014 01:55 am 
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This is the new tool kit I take it? :think:

Looks superb and I really like the blue.....Makes a very pleasant change from the usual greys. :thumb:

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Nov 2014 09:04 am 
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Yes sgt. this is the ''new tool'' Hiiggins LCVP.

http://www.battlefieldhistorian.com/ww2 ... 200513.asp


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PostPosted: Sun 23 Nov 2014 13:16 pm 
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That looks pretty good :thumb:
I have started work on one but couldn't resist a few tweaks so it might take a while.
I'll be looking over your OOB effort for inspiration!
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PostPosted: Sun 23 Nov 2014 18:28 pm 
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It can be a quick build David :thumb:

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Very well done indeed!!! :clapping: I really like the weathering :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun 17 Jul 2016 19:00 pm 
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Here is my take on this lovely little kit built straight from the box no alterations . it makes up into a great little kit with minimal filling . It is so good I have got another one nearly finished . Well done home bargains not bad for a £3.00 kit :lol:
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PostPosted: Sun 17 Jul 2016 19:37 pm 
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Nice build, have you seen any pictures of a LCVP in this colour ? I like to build a second one but can not find pictures in this colour.
The only landings craft in this colour I can find is several pictures of LCA's..... :shrug:

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PostPosted: Sun 17 Jul 2016 20:01 pm 
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To be honest I did have a look but found very few good pictures of these craft . I went with the Airfix details in the end I think you may be correct and Airfix might have got it wrong ?

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I don't now, I found it strange that I not have found any picture on the internet from a LCVP in British camouflage. :scratch:
Sometimes some modelmakers have not always the right schemes.
But the model you have make is a very nice one...... :thumb:

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Thank you very much for your remarks I like your colour of yours as well

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Excellent finish!! :notworthy:

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nice builds- mine is stalled owing to an adverse paint reaction! might restart it this week when I finish my current project.

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Great builds Gerhard/Andy.
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.... Well done home bargains not bad for a £3.00 kit :lol:

And very well done you, Andy! :clapping: :clapping: :clapping: Authentic scheme or not - looks terrific! :thumb:

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Love both of these! Great paint jobs on both! :)

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Probably some of the best LCVP I've seen!

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