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That ONE Model You Had to Build in 2011--Did You Build It?


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A year ago I opened this question on the DF. There were many replies, and the choices of models were diverse. Here's a summary of the ONE model that MUST be built in 2011? If you did build it, post a picture of it on this thread so we can see it. Thanks to all who joined the brave forecasters.

 

David Franks: 1/32 Hasegawa P-47D Thunderbolt "Nose Art"

Kevin Carroll: Battlestar Galactica Viper

Mark Aldrich: Bronco YW-750 or Bronco YW-531C

Eric Aitala: "I'd just like to finish one model ..."

Michael Rechlicz: 1/32 F-4E "Chico the Gunfighter"

Gil Hodges: 1/350 Trumpeter USS Saratoga (pre-WWII)

John Ratzenberger: 1/35 Resicast Rolls Royce Armored Car

Mark Fiedler: 1/32 Curtiss P-6E Hawk vacuform

Chris Graeter: Tamiya Sturmtiger with aftermarket stuff and scratchbuilt items

Jay Mesawitz: "The one on the bench right now."

John Ratzenberger (again?): 1/32 Wingnut Wings RE.8

Chris Batson: 1/24 Mercedes SL65AMG Black Series

Bob Liebman: "I'd just like to finish one model ..."

David Knights: "... everything I've already got halfway started ..."

Mark Deliduka: Armored Train

Robert Dedmon: 1/48 Monovell F-100D in 67th FBS markings

Robert Morales: Tasca M4A1 Mid-production Sherman

Robin Gronovius: 1/16 Tamiya King Tiger

Buck Pilkenton: Aurora Gotha bagged kit

Michael Dassele: 1/200 Yamato Battleship

John Heck: 1/25 AMT 1965 Ford Galaxie 4-door conversion

Dave San Souci: Model Factory Hiro Ferrari F2007 multi-media kit

Lee Fogel: 1/48 Aviators Betty vacuform

Noel Smith: 1/16 Bugatti Type 59 scratchbuilt

Richard Slusher: Dragon M1A2 SEP

Jim Pedersen: 1/48 Monogram B-29

Arthur Macon: 1/400 Russian Aurora Armored Cruiser Refit to 1940 or 1/72 Revell PT 109

 

Let's see the pictures, or at least some good excuses.

 

Ed

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Yes and no, Aurora took back seat to America. Pictures are in March 2012 gallery.

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Of Course! Mine was done, reviewed and even won a couple awards!

 

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The build up and finished pictures can be found here!

 

http://www.ipmsusa3.org/gallery/v/builds/Mid+East+War+SIG/YW531C/

 

:Smile_sceptic:

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Of Course! Mine was done, reviewed and even won a couple awards!

 

100_1207.jpg

 

The build up and finished pictures can be found here!

 

http://www.ipmsusa3....War+SIG/YW531C/

 

:Smile_sceptic:

 

 

 

And this is how they looked after we got through with them. sweet build Mark!

http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu218/sumterIII/iraq.jpg

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I finished mine with a couple weeks to spare. That means something considering what I went through! I finished this in the second week of December. these pics show it at my December IPMS meeting.

 

Here it is:

 

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Here are some closeup shots:

 

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German_Panzerzug_BP_44_Armored_Train_VI.JPG

 

 

Now hopefully I'll get the Dora done as well.

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I actually did finish a couple in 2011-!

 

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Some promising progress so far this year. Nothing to brag about yet...

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