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Posted by ModernKiwi on 23 May 2009, 10:59

Good score. That will come in all sorts of use.
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Posted by Maurice on 02 Jun 2009, 16:24

2 movies:

- Flyboys, a couple of American boys go to France to fly there in WWI
- The Somme, about the battle of...
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Posted by luchs on 03 Jun 2009, 19:06

when i was in austria,last weekend, i buy a revell's panzer II and some glowing paint. ;-)
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Posted by Paul on 03 Jun 2009, 19:19

luchs wrote:when i was in austria,last weekend, i buy a revell's panzer II and some glowing paint. ;-)

What´s the ´glowing ´paint for?
I recently bought;
Hats greek catapults / hypaspisten / Gallic warband
and italeris Gallic warriors 1- 2 cent BC, great for conversions
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Posted by 0wlbear on 04 Jun 2009, 09:18

I bought a small boat for my diorama project.
I also bought some painting equipment.
Now I'll have to buy the viking oarsmen set to fill the boat with :)
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Posted by luchs on 04 Jun 2009, 16:50

Paul wrote:
luchs wrote:when i was in austria,last weekend, i buy a revell's panzer II and some glowing paint. ;-)

What´s the ´glowing ´paint for?
I recently bought;
Hats greek catapults / hypaspisten / Gallic warband
and italeris Gallic warriors 1- 2 cent BC, great for conversions

"phosphorescent varnish"..its good for make some fantasy effect ed for the sight of the gun.. :mrgreen:
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Posted by T. Dürrschmidt on 04 Jun 2009, 17:14

My latest purchase was a bunch of 20mm WW2 pewter-figures from AB Miniatures in England. Pretty expensive but in my opinion there are no better figures for this era. I´ve bought some German Fallschirmjäger, Tank- and SPG-crews and a Luftwaffe eigthyeight crew in tropical uniform.

www.abfigures.co.uk
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Posted by Paul on 04 Jun 2009, 18:56

they are really good looking bod´s, pity they don´t do ancients :cry:
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Posted by Maurice on 04 Jun 2009, 19:29

AB figures 20mm? Guess they're smaller as 1/72 then?
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Posted by Benno on 04 Jun 2009, 19:52

Yes they are.
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Posted by Don_Suhr on 04 Jun 2009, 20:41

@T. Dürrschmidt

in my opinion the weapons are too big! look a bit goofy- but the rest is really nice! especially the faces!
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Posted by west1871 on 05 Jun 2009, 17:44

my latest purchase is a set of orion boxers.
I have there chechen rebels and russians but thought the mould quality a bit rough,but this set is really good :thumbup:

looking forward to caesars modern british :tongue:
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Posted by T. Dürrschmidt on 05 Jun 2009, 21:09

Benno wrote:Yes they are.



Made a size comparision yesterday between AB and Revell or AB and Caesar. The same size. But the heads of AB figs are a little bigger so they don´t look too good when put together. And they are smaller then most of Zvezda´s stuff.

Mostly it´s not so easy to mix different brands on a diorama. But sometimes it works proper... ;-)
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Posted by T. Dürrschmidt on 05 Jun 2009, 21:15

Don_Suhr wrote:@T. Dürrschmidt

in my opinion the weapons are too big! look a bit goofy- but the rest is really nice! especially the faces!



You are right Rico. Some of the guns (especially the machineguns) are out of the right size. And the figure´s heads are rather big (if you compare them with some other brands). But still absolute nice figs with natural poses, plenty of correct detail and characterfull faces. I´ve used them first with my "Alles Raus"-PZIV-diorama. I will sure make some additional work with them in the next time.

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Posted by ModernKiwi on 21 Jun 2009, 05:48

600 random figures off an internet auction. They'll turn up at some point this week. From the picture on the auction, there were a number of Matchbox figures in among them, so hopefully I'll get a few more NATO Paratroopers out of it. Otherwise, who knows?

Also of the interwebs auction, a book called "Uniforms of the Elite Forces", published in 1985, it's full of colour plates of elite forces from around the world in the post WW2 era. Some interesting units in there, so don't be surprised to see my attempts at them turning up on the forum one of these days.
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Posted by Paul on 21 Jun 2009, 17:07

Zvezdas Russian Artillery of Peter the great. Looks excellent, not at all my period but I had to have it, also more persian cavalry (zvezda) and caeser´s Ancient egyptian chariots. (And a lot of petrol)
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Posted by Maurice on 21 Jun 2009, 17:51

Home already, Paul? you forgot your magic putty, I think Benno will send it to you by mail.

meanwhile, I got myself the Emhar Gokstadt Vikingship with crew :love: + a whole bunch of other viking and Germanic stuff (and spend way too much money... :( ).
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Posted by Peter on 22 Jun 2009, 12:01

I've bought myself some things in that "Candyshop" of Martin yesterday at Kampen:

Medieval sets:

Zvezda 8044 English Knights of the hundred years war
Zvezda 8060 English Infantry of the hundred years war
Italeri 6009 The Knights

Napoleonic sets:

Hat 8103 French Light Ambulance
ACTA 53 French Carabiniers 1815
ACTA 51 French Cuirassiers 1815
Italeri 6005 Austrian Grenadiers and Infantry
Italeri 6006 Russian Grenadiers Pavlov Regiment

And for free some nice painting tips of the friends who were there!

Greetings Peter
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Posted by Benno on 22 Jun 2009, 12:08

How could I resist not buying something at Kampen yesterday... 8)

- Zvezda GNW Russian Artillery
- HäT Peninsular British (the plastic is soft and the mould lines are hard to remove :o )
- Caesar Modern US Army with Desert Equipment
- Caesar WW2 French infantry

And some 7YW Revell sets from Peter ;-)
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Posted by bilsonius on 25 Jun 2009, 02:16

"my latest purchase is a set of orion boxers"

I need some new glasses - thought at first sight that it read 'onion boxers'...
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