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Posted by tullo on 07 Jan 2024, 19:45

hello
very good everything, what was the chain on the gun made with?
greetings
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Posted by Egbert on 08 Jan 2024, 11:31

tullo wrote:hello
very good everything, what was the chain on the gun made with?
greetings


Hello tullo,
the chains were made from delicate metal chains...
but you can also use inexpensive jewelry chains for this.
I bought one a few years ago from a model building accessories dealer.
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Posted by Egbert on 26 Feb 2024, 10:12

Hello dear collector friends,
finally it's done...the figures are finished painted.
Painting the figures, which are now over 50 years old, was a very demanding and laborious challenge.
In particular the dolman, with it's many laces and buttons,
sometimes brought me to the brink of despair. :oops: :oops: :oops:
The quality of the casting cannot be compared with today's standards.
Ultimately, I'm extremely happy with the overall result.
I think the effort was worth it. :P

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Posted by Michael Robert on 26 Feb 2024, 19:01

Egbert, OK, they might have been a hell to paint and the casting quality is a bit out of fashion, but you've painted some little gems.
Your yellow pops - lemon curd yellow
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Michael
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Posted by Rich W on 26 Feb 2024, 23:54

Really stunning work Egbert, thanks for sharing.
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Posted by C M Dodson on 27 Feb 2024, 05:27

Well done Egbert, the conversion King.

You have ‘breathed’ life into these Airfix classics.

Best wishes,

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Posted by Susofrick on 27 Feb 2024, 09:11

And in the end we will see these oldies looking almost alive. Even the deadies! :affraid: :affraid: :affraid:
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Posted by despertaferro on 27 Feb 2024, 17:58

Great painting and figures.
When I was a kid I had nearly all Airfix sets and I always thought that the British mounted artillery had some of the best figures of the all collection.
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Joan
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Posted by MABO on 03 Mar 2024, 20:28

Amazing conversions and painting. This set is one of my favorites from the old Airfix range. I am looking forward to see the final scene now!
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Posted by Santi Pérez on 21 Mar 2024, 18:44

Perfect is the only adjective I can think of to describe the magnificent result achieved in these figures. A job of ten in both conversion and painting, my friend. :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:

Santi.
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Posted by Peter on 22 Mar 2024, 14:42

Stunning how you have painted these oldies! :thumbup:

Looking forward to the next steps! ;-)
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Posted by sansovino on 22 Mar 2024, 16:43

Wow, high detailed painted figures which were needing much patience and strong eyes!
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Posted by Bessiere on 25 Mar 2024, 03:48

Wow Egbert, you really knocked these out of the park. Fantastic painting, what can I say?
Cheers,
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Posted by Bill Slavin on 25 Mar 2024, 13:20

It has ben difficult to get on to the forum these days but I can finally take a look at some of the stuff here. As others have said, the work on these and the conversions are terrific. And yes, it is an old set, but the sculpting was some of the best out there at the time they were released and I think still stands up well today.
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Posted by Egbert on 26 Mar 2024, 11:35

Dear friends I thank you all for your very impressive in nice words... :-D :thumbup:
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Posted by k.b. on 28 Mar 2024, 03:47

One has either got or one hasn’t got style. You’ve
got it in abundance Egbert. Can’t wait to see more. I think we all know where you are going with these beautiful figures - and we can’t wait to see the finished diorama. I already know it’s gonna be one of, if not my favourite diorama of yours (and I love them all)!
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