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Nice one Ratch.....How long did all those goddam road wheels take you? I remember my despair the last time I tried to build this kit!

One small criticism, the tracks could do with dulling down a bit.....Assuming that you can find something that will actually stick to Airfix tracks without melting them or making them brittle.

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That's a few years old now Sgt. I think I'd approach the kit differently now :idea:
I recently got the ex-Matchbox Churchill AVRE 8-) should make an interesting comparison, when I get round to building it :oops:

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My first attempt at weathering :oops:

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wheres its fuel trailer???????????????????????????????????

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Ah hah... that is being saved for the Willys Jeep MkX flamethrowing recon vehicle 8-)

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Ah hah... that is being saved for the Willys Jeep MkX flamethrowing recon vehicle 8-)


woo ! :lol:

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My Churchill where I was trying out some weathering effects

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That's one of the nicest builds of the Airfix Churchill that I've seen for a while, Stephen.

You may well have inspired me ...

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The highlights works really good Steve, really it's a good build.
Is it Humbrol 159 Khaki Green you are using? I use that too for my British AFV's.

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It is a good shade of green, so I'll ask what is it too.

Searching through the boxes at home turned up an 80's issue Airfix Churchill, with the instructions printed in an attractive shade of blue. Once I've freed the parts from their halo of flash, I'll have a bash at it. I'm still pondering how to add the lip at the base of the turret though.

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Yes, I used Humbrol 159 Khaki Green for the base colour and the Highlighting was Light Stone (Can't remember the number but it's almost white)

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The Churchills advance

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Contact immediate front!!

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Engaging now.

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My version of the Churchill:

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Good work  :thumb:

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Great work on the tank

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After a protracted gestation (whaddya mean what's new?!), I've finally completed my Churchill:

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I think I've learned quite a bit from this build. I did a couple of mods - the rim at the bottom of the turret and the hemispherical fairings either side of the gun, but otherwise it is OOB. This kit holds up very well in consideration of its age and notwithstanding the difficulty with the track assembly. I will probably do another Mk VII with bells and whistles and also a Croc.

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Nice job.....Your added details certainly make the kit look much more like a Mk.VII.  Your paintwork and weathering is very nice too.  I might have added a little mud from the chute above the first and second roadwheel, but that really is a nitpick!  :wink:

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Your roadwheels sit on the track so well.Mine were a disappointment.If I do it again I will have to try harder.It was a while back and I think it was an Airfix.I would post it here but I am really unsure of its pedigree. Good build peebeep.


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