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by CarlL
16 Jan 2020, 16:28
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Porters for WW1 East Africa
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Porters for WW1 East Africa

OOPS I forgot to include those painted as Egyptian fellahin porters! Same figures just a varied but again simple paint job.
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by CarlL
16 Jan 2020, 16:20
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Porters for WW1 East Africa
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Porters for WW1 East Africa

I bought 3 packs of HaT, Set 8269, "Ruga-Ruga" (see http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=1786 ) to convert the warriors to Abyssinians for late 19th early 20th Century warfare (another project to be completed!) and among these warriors you also get many useful African porters, (16 figu...
by CarlL
15 Jan 2020, 21:43
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: 20mm Siberians for early 20th century warfare
Replies: 1
Views: 41

20mm Siberians for early 20th century warfare

Not so long back I had a game based on an episode from Dunsterforce in 1918, and this led me to think about some winter clad troops who could double up as troops on either side in Russian Civil War, or at push as the Tsarist troops who teamed up with Dunsterforce. So taking some liberties with unifo...
by CarlL
15 Jan 2020, 21:29
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Faid Pass, Tunisia Jan 30-Feb 2nd 1943
Replies: 18
Views: 613

Re: Faid Pass, Tunisia Jan 30-Feb 2nd 1943

PS Granty, the grandson of said Dracula, all 87cm of him, (he is only 21months in human terms) got his teddy bear today (in post) and conveyed his delight and thanks via Viber video call - unfortunately the credits all went to "gaga" although Maggy did try to explain to him that a certain Durham lad...
by CarlL
15 Jan 2020, 21:17
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Revell PzIV H, winter cammo.
Replies: 11
Views: 412

Re: Revell PzIV H, winter cammo.

thanks panzerman47 (and Granty) for the tips.

Obviously its going to be my next birthday present (off Maggy - but she doesnt know it yet!!) - that or its dip into the carers allowance again.....
CarlL
by CarlL
15 Jan 2020, 21:12
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: SdKfz 164 Panzerjager Hornisse
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: SdKfz 164 Panzerjager Hornisse

Brilliant work panzerman47.
CarlL
by CarlL
13 Jan 2020, 15:23
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mortar Cycle
Replies: 9
Views: 439

Re: Mortar Cycle

I think this or similar photo is in one of (my copies of) Steven Zaloga books on Red army of USSR?
But I also have many of David M. Glantz books on Red Army so I could be mistaken!!
CarlL
by CarlL
13 Jan 2020, 15:09
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: French Counter Attack at Merdjayoun Syria 16th/17th June 1941
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: French Counter Attack at Merdjayoun Syria 16th/17th June 1941

Richard ANOTHER GREAT AAR !! Love the table layout and your extension! Great playing spot the figure source! Lovely planes and I guess S&S flight stands which I keep meaning to buy to replace my home made fixed length plastic road plane stands. THAT Minaret what a beauty..... Keep inspiring us with ...
by CarlL
13 Jan 2020, 14:56
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Pantherturm
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Pantherturm

Great paint job,
harsh comments :(
CarlL ;)
by CarlL
13 Jan 2020, 14:54
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Revell PzIV H, winter cammo.
Replies: 11
Views: 412

Re: Revell PzIV H, winter cammo.

panzerman47, indeed, as others have noted, a splendid paint job! You must remind us all about your painting techniques and give us plodders with paint brush only, some tips on how to vary our style, as I guess you are using some spray set up for these lovely vehicles paint jobs! After fifty plus yea...