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How would you rate the model masters paint accuracy wise ?
From the side view that's a big gun ! How was your TDY sir ?
thanks tom i will miss your tales.as far as suggestions go i am looking to see if there is anything i can reccomend. Thanks Micky. By the way, have you been checking out the pics on: http://worldwartwozone.com/forums/index.php?/top...
FYIDragon has a new Tiger I coming out in September, a 1. Kp., s.Pz.Abt. 501 "Tunisian" Tiger. There's not much info, but see here: http://www.dragonusaonline.com/item_detail.aspx?ItemCode=DRA6608 Maybe this one will allow mor...
Nice Saxon bar, I'm better with individual medals but with this bar I think I would start around $200.00 US. Just my opinion.
Definitely take everything into consideration, you sir have been so far the most civil of all those that I conversed with . Thanks for the offer but just keep in the stash, it might be double or triple in value soon . In the other places you bette...
Just ordered from HobbyLink Japan
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Still a Holy Grail Tiger (for me) even though I've just built '222' from schw.Pz.Abt 504 as a conversion from the 6252 Initial (Murphy's Law!),
It can be built as a schw.Pz.Abt 504's '131', a schw.Pz.Abt 502 or a 505 vehicle OOB, using parts rom the latest Wittmann S04 kit it is a superb one to add to the collection!
Plenty of easy conversion potential as well for just about any late January to early March 43 Tiger 1 ("conversion, what's that?") using a minimum of parts from the Dragon bin.
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Sorry I had to figure out how to post pics on this frickin mobile..
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One of the main and most important Allied bombers, the B-17 was sparked interest and greed target of Germans and Japanese during WW2. Inevitably some planes were captured and tested by the enemy. I share with you the link below that has some photos of these planes, some rare, with German and Japanese markings. To see the photos, visit the link below:
Sugar Loaf Hill was a small, insignificant-looking mound, barely 50 feet high and about 300 yards long, situated on the southern end of Okinawa. It was part of a triangle of strongpoints set up by the Japanese defenders designed to delay and damage the attacking American forces. The other two points of the triangle were the higher terrain of Shuri Heights and an irregular-shaped set of hills that Marines called the Half Moon.
The Sixth Marine Division was given the task of taking the mound called Sugar Loaf, and it would prove costly. By the time the area was considered secure, 1,656 Marines would be dead and another 7,429 wounded. Regiments were reduced to company strength, and companies to platoon size. Platoons and squads simply ceased to exist in some cases. It took 11 tries during a 12-day period and ate up most of three regiments before the hill was taken.
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