SEE NEW SHERMAN GB THREAD
|Mark Lambert||22/10/2011 19:45:20|
123 forum posts
Many thanks for the hint. Picked up 1/35th Revell Calliope and Acadamy Russian version for £22 all in for both including postage. The Tasca was looking at £50 or £60 for the Firefly from Amazon.
I'm sure I'll regret it later but I do love a bargain!
|Mike Mortimore||23/10/2011 08:41:29|
1039 forum posts
The 2 month buffer time to get ones ''bottom'' in gear to source kits, associated add ons and web searches for info is a great idea, started already, decided on the Italeri sherman ARV, thats going to be a challenge for me in itself as I'm not a tankie modeller through choiceI.
It'll be good to get out of the comfort zone
Once I have everything that I need I'll feel more comfortable.
Looking forward to it.
|Johnny Gers||23/10/2011 13:21:01|
13111 forum posts
This one of the models i will be doing at the start of the year, Formation M4 a3. Just look at Formations site. They are not going any more.
Edited By Johnny gers on 23/10/2011 13:21:32
Edited By Johnny gers on 23/10/2011 13:24:04
|Dave Rowe||23/10/2011 14:08:07|
505 forum posts
Just in case anyone hasn't heard, the good news is that Formation products will be continuing with new owners:
I'll have a go at this group buld too. I'm going to attempt to finish Academy's M36 with a few extra bits and pieces. It'll be a French vehicle in Indochina.
|Johnny Gers||23/10/2011 14:10:54|
13111 forum posts
|Thanks Dave for that. Great news.|
Edited By Johnny gers on 23/10/2011 14:11:23
11082 forum posts
Evening all - I've been doing some measuring up and the M51 hull works out to just over a foot long at 1/15
Since i have wanted to try this ever since i first saw an M51 in Shep Paines Road to Damascus diorama way back when I am going to attempt this as a scratch build in the Sherman group build if that's ok with everyone
The obvious way would be to just buy a Tamiya kit but at £100's of pounds, that is not really an option and is not so much of a challenge
|Nik Johnson 2||25/10/2011 14:51:09|
|132 forum posts|
Count me in work permitting, although not sure if i can complete in 3 months. Hopefully winter will give me a bit more time.
|Le Chant||28/10/2011 23:05:02|
33 forum posts
|Being a newcomer to the site, and never having done a group build before - can anyone tell us newbies what's involved please? I have a Sherman or two in the stash (the Revell Calliope too) and would like to join in if that's ok?|
|Ross Moore||29/10/2011 09:09:38|
5703 forum posts
Have a look at Spitfire Spitfire, its a group build. Basically though you build whatever it is and post progress in the thread.
|Chris Meddings||29/10/2011 09:16:55|
|9828 forum posts|
I think the idea of it Stu is that we all build on a common subject, as Ross says posting updates on a single common thread.
Its a great way to share ideas, techniques and encourage each other through the builds
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