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PostPosted: Fri 19 Feb 2016 10:17 am 
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PostPosted: Fri 19 Feb 2016 11:43 am 
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Thank you very much Ratch, still undecided what I want to do but I have a few options I am considering.

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PostPosted: Thu 25 Feb 2016 06:26 am 
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I am having a dilemma deciding what to do for this, considering its the 10th anniversary GB and also the 5th Anniversary of my membership to this great forum. I am exclusively an aircraft builder but I am interested in doing ships too. This would be a perfect way to break out of my winged obsession. My LMS does have an Airfix ship so may have to go that route, not sure which kit it is I just know it has sails (My youthful self who spent hours reading about Richard Bolitho and Horatio Hornblower sits up and takes notice). The other options are a set of Mig 15s and Sabres I have been saving for a mass build, or a few club kits that keep catching my eye from the stash.

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Have you decided what to build Roger :help:

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PostPosted: Tue 26 Apr 2016 06:39 am 
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Not yet, but I will be making a decision this weekend to start next week.

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Looking forward to it :blob:

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PostPosted: Mon 09 May 2016 18:15 pm 
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The choice has been made and I will post photos soon. I really wanted to do something for the 10th Anniversary that I have never really done before and the chosen kit is the Classic Conflict 1/76 King Tiger/Cromwell Mk IV set (A50142).

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PostPosted: Sat 21 May 2016 12:05 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun 22 May 2016 13:45 pm 
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Sorry Ratch, I will be making a start tomorrow.

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PostPosted: Mon 13 Mar 2017 19:52 pm 
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Over a year late but I will now start this. Here are the usual box contents. Its been a long time since I did anything other than an aircraft so I am looking forward to doing a build without clear parts to deal with and with minimal decals.

Image10thAnnGB-001 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-002 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-003 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-004 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-005 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-006 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-007 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-008 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-009 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr
Image10thAnnGB-010 by Roger Woodward, on Flickr

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PostPosted: Fri 11 Aug 2017 08:13 am 
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Finally got around to this so I began by building the model up to painting level, I kept the build of both kits separate into 4 parts, turret, top, bottom and track assembly. Will paint as much as possible until final assembly. I have not built a tank in a very long time so I have been enjoying it so far.

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Paint has been applied and now the detail painting will start. I have decided to make these as dirty as I can to try and improve my weathering skills.

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PostPosted: Tue 15 Aug 2017 19:19 pm 
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Finished off the painting on the King Tiger.

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I then gave both tanks a wash to highlight the details.

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Then gave them a dry brushing to smooth out the details that were now visible.

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I mad a start on the tracks of the Cromwell too.

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I am still waiting foe the decals I lost.

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PostPosted: Fri 18 Aug 2017 20:52 pm 
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I have finished the build, just waiting on the decals to arrive, probably bee in a couple of weeks so will apply them and then post the finished articles in the gallery.

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