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by granty101
01 Mar 2021, 12:35
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: More new sets LRDG & SAS
Replies: 5
Views: 40

Re: More new sets LRDG & SAS

Now for the combination of the three Strelets sets covering the Long Range Desert Group and the Special Air Service to keep CarlL happy. Keep CarlL happy!! :o ...you've obviously never had to rein him in at the Stockton Wargames Show!!! Once in that hall he's off like a manic puppy!! He takes some ...
by granty101
01 Mar 2021, 12:30
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: New game set-up
Replies: 9
Views: 62

Re: New game set-up

Richard B. wrote: 01 Mar 2021, 09:26
£160 is far more than I would ever spend in a year, but as soon as I read the Ebay post, I knew it was a bargain and went straight to Debbie with my business proposal and she allowed me to invest :)
Sometimes you have to speculate to accumulate!! ;)

Grant
by granty101
22 Feb 2021, 12:26
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Derailing a train
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Derailing a train

Great find Alan!! :o
by granty101
19 Feb 2021, 07:37
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Recoilless Rifles
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Recoilless Rifles

I must be missing out on some basic skills as never done head swop with nail !! I think I did some torso and rider leg swops back in 1970s on Airfix figures, using headless pins!! Carl, When lock down gets lifted (eventually), browse you local D.I.Y. or hardware stores and check out the variety of ...
by granty101
17 Feb 2021, 09:45
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: New SCW coming from Minairons
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: New SCW coming from Minairons

CarlL wrote: 14 Feb 2021, 11:33 And customs duty too, if posted to the UK ??

"Granty"
Carl, you tight g*t...ask the sender to mark customs form as either present or sample/commercial sample...that might be a way of getting around the dreaded VAT man!!! :evil:

Grant
by granty101
17 Feb 2021, 09:41
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Recoilless Rifles
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Recoilless Rifles

My only despair with plastic is the bending of long gun barrels. CarlL Carl, have you thought about cutting the barrel off and using a similar length & diameter of tube instead? Cheap way is to snip off the cotton ends from a cotton bud, (used or unused bud...your choice), add a small nail, (he...
by granty101
08 Feb 2021, 16:08
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D
Replies: 30
Views: 505

Re: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D

ianrs54 wrote: 08 Feb 2021, 15:00Na be fun do it ?
It's not fun where I work believe me!! :evil:

Grant
by granty101
08 Feb 2021, 14:00
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D
Replies: 30
Views: 505

Re: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D

ianrs54 wrote: 08 Feb 2021, 06:54 Only 12? Used to do 12 /12 hr ones !
Years ago I used to do 14 hour shifts on a Sunday...Midnight Saturday night until 2.00pm on the Sunday afternoon. The money wasn't bad, but you had no social life!! :( ...but at least it paid the mortgage off, so not all bad.

Grant
by granty101
07 Feb 2021, 17:33
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D
Replies: 30
Views: 505

Re: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D

ianrs54 wrote: 07 Feb 2021, 12:15 Na can't be Granty can use a shift key ! :lol: :!:
The only shift I know is a 12 hour nightshift!!! :evil:

Grant
by granty101
03 Feb 2021, 15:21
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D
Replies: 30
Views: 505

Re: sdkfz 7/2 from 4D

looks good and nice models but it is not a 7 but an 8 same as the other one they make, the wheel holes are the wrong shape for a 7 not that any one else has noticed :lol: I used my "7" as an "8" as they scaled exactly right for 1/76 so undersized for 1/72 [/quote] Will, are thes...