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Nelson, New Zealand
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Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 08:28 AM UTC
Cheers Robin,
apologies to all for the deleted posts above , I'd forgotten how to post photos etc (all sorted now ).
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Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 06:52 PM UTC
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:20 PM UTC
all,
haven't been on-site for quite some time now (couple of years) and just noticed this campaign which has sparked an interest for me.
So have ticked the box .
Have a semi-started project to fall back on, just have to drag it out of hibernation .
More to be revealed once I grab a few snaps.
Best of building for those already committed here.
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Posted: Friday, March 09, 2018 - 06:42 PM UTC

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Alex, Mike - I hope you are talking military vehicles but you got me excited regardless!




HI
Well I am building a T92 HMG
http://battletanks.com/t92_sp_240mm.htm

But I have lots of data

last time I built a complete Vehicle was a M55 Master for ELITE

Ossie

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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Friday, March 09, 2018 - 02:00 PM UTC
Hi Mike,
Yeah I am looking at a BMP....thing lol
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Posted: Friday, March 09, 2018 - 05:11 AM UTC
Alex, Mike - I hope you are talking military vehicles but you got me excited regardless!
ossie262
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Posted: Friday, March 09, 2018 - 12:40 AM UTC
Hi

I am scratch building a Complete Vehicle is it all right to use a kit as a donor for some parts also shapeway sprockets?

thanks
Ossie
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Posted: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 01:43 PM UTC
Alex,
Sure you can!
You only need to be sure your scratch building will go beyond simple detailing.

Please note-official thread for the Scratch Builder Campaign is here:
https://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=265966&page=1

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Posted: Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:01 AM UTC
I'd be in with...something. I've been doing alot of kitbashes and what-ifs lately so something like that.

Question...can I take an existing kit and re-purpose the hull for a completely different vehicle? I've got a box of old kits I've broken down just for builds like this.
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Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018 - 03:04 PM UTC
Hi Angel,
Thanks for the welcome, and now I know we're the offical thread is I will try to remember to post in the right place lol
Mike
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Sofiya, Bulgaria
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Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018 - 02:37 PM UTC
Welcome aboard Mike!
Don't be affraid to ask your questions-this is what I also intend to do!
Bear in mind- official Campaign thread is over here:
https://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=265966&page=1

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Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 02:49 AM UTC
Hi Gents,

Well I have just enlisted, so will be trying to learn new skills & asking lots of questions of you all.

Cheers Mike
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Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 02:00 AM UTC
Gentlemen,
Just in case some of you missed it-
The Scratch Builders Campaign has been approved.

You can read Rules and Regulations and enlist here:
https://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Campaigns&file=index&req=showcontent&id=950

The door is wide open,


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Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 08:37 PM UTC
I have some parts to make and some to modify, on Zvezda's Panther D. The etch set for it has been started, but the plastic has not been touched. This build is already my New Year's resolution and I just received the styrene to start the scratch build. So, I'm in.
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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:36 AM UTC
Anthony, Rules and Regulations start with-Any subject,any material,any scale-so yes, figures count.
Peter, not only ideas, but also Shelf Queens are welcomed.We tried to leave the door wide open when setting up the rules.

Once the Campaign is approved, we'll be glad to have you, gentlemen, on board!
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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 07:32 AM UTC
It has been a long time since I did any ambitious scratch building projects. But I have had a couple of ideas bubbling in the back of my head (I hope its only ideas bubbling away) and maybe this campaign will keep me on track for completing one of them.

I'm in if this gets off the ground.
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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:56 AM UTC
When approved I'm in. Do figures count?
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Posted: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 04:06 PM UTC
it very well could be.
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Posted: Monday, January 08, 2018 - 01:12 AM UTC
Matt,

Well, hmmm ...
I used the "Propose Campaign" button,
Filled all required fields and
Hit "Sibmit" button.

No idea where the proposal went from there on...
Maybe to John Pereira(Nito)?

matt
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Posted: Sunday, January 07, 2018 - 11:06 PM UTC
I'm not seeing the proposed campaign..... Apparently my powers are gone....
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Posted: Sunday, January 07, 2018 - 10:10 PM UTC
Thank you Angel.
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Sofiya, Bulgaria
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Posted: Sunday, January 07, 2018 - 06:08 PM UTC
Mike,

As per request:
Timeframe: 18 months- subject to approval.
Start- May 1st 2018(there's no Campaign starting at this date sofar, so chances for approval are high)
End- October 31st 2019

I will keep you all posted on changes prior approval by Campaign Administrator