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2 StuGs and a Sturm-Infanteriegeschz 33 B 1942/3 Stalingrad (JR )

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jimbo22/03/2018 17:24:26
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Hi John

Looks very useful and all those 5* reviewers thought the same. The 3.5x may be a step too far but I reckon the 2x or the 2.5x will be used the most. Is that black thing in the second picture a head band? If it is and replaces the ear piece arms it should be more comfortable for wearing for a long time and then it can't slip forward if you are bent over.

Jim

Edited By jimbo on 22/03/2018 17:25:27

John Race22/03/2018 17:26:52
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Yes Jim.

Sorry I clean forgot to mention the strap .I will have a play tomorrow with each of those larger sizes and report back.

John.

joe strenko22/03/2018 23:02:45
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John, I have those same glasses 👍 they’ve really helped me see more details especially when working with PE.. hope you like them.

john hutton24/03/2018 09:07:24
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John,

Those certainly look like a good investment mate, any extra help looking at these little things we choose to do can only be a good thing cool thumbs up. Knowing your passion for a bit of Russian Green, thought you might enjoy seeing this You Tube video. " Plasmo models, Diorama Berlin Street in 1/72nd scale " . if you check it out, also look through his other stuff, this young fella is a top modeler.

John.

John Race24/03/2018 09:24:40
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Morning .

Joe ....Thanks mate, nice to know someone actually has used them and agrees.

John ... Ooh thank you, going to have a look now .Cheers for that .

John .

John Race24/03/2018 09:57:39
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John .

Had a look ,one of the most interesting videos I've watched on the Tube.

Pm sent , thank you for taking the time to tell me.

John.

Sjors Greut24/03/2018 19:06:32
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Nice looking glasses John!
(and the diorama itself also ofcours!)

Sjors

John Race24/03/2018 20:19:14
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Sjors .

face 20 nice one thumbs up

John.

Steve Jones 1224/03/2018 21:26:46
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JR

So that's why your Stugs look so beaten up - you couldnt see what you were doing!laugh

I brought my optimiser a year ago and it opened up a whole new world to me. Glad they have made a difference

Permission to carry onwink

Steve

John Race03/04/2018 17:03:01
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Steve you are not wrongteeth 2

Yes sorry i'm back , not finished yetsad

Although I do have the table mtd optivisor with a 1.75 lens Its just not enough for really fine work , like figures. Using the new glasses type is good, but the problem is the lens presses into my eye patch and results that after an hr I ve had enough.

Jim was right in his presumption that the 3.5 lens might be a step to far. Great but, oh its over the top, much better is the x 2 and the x 2.5 Just about right. I've removed the side and fitted the strap, easy to do and a decent strap, not too thin.

I made a new wet palette so that the Vallejo would not dry out over night or while using . I first painted the black webbing on the figures, thinking I could clean up with a 000 Series 7 after I had done most of the uniform colour, well it's worked in a fashion, unfortunately in one respect I have the figures sent by Peter , I say unfortunately because I just think I've done a neatish job and then look at the Masters. Deep gloom , but on the good side It's giving me the chance to look closely how Peter achieves such a perfect finish and is making me try. Here so you can all fall about face 20face 20surprise in laughter I give you 4 drunks.

WARNING those of a nervous deposition, highly strung or other wise should refrain from enlarging the following photos .

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Just as well the photos are c****p as well .

I shall continue tomorrow afternoon.

Comments or advice to take up some other hobby more than welcome teeth 2

Thanks as always for lookinh in .

John.

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