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by granty101
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Truths, Untruths, and damned untruths (of sorts)
Replies: 25
Views: 559

Re: Truths, Untruths, and damned untruths (of sorts)

Carl it has been noted that in most if not all things you have a far higher opinion of your abilities than everyone else (Faknders and Swan sic) IanS In defence of Carl and his statement, all I can say is that he has spoken from the heart. I have attended a couple of shows where Carl has put on a d...
by granty101
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Early 20th Century
Topic: Laurel & Hardy
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Laurel & Hardy

CarlL wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:22 pm
Good figures. Good bit of fun. I would put them into my French garrison (if they were 20mm!)

CarlL
Don't you be getting any ideas for dressing up again Mister!!! :shock: ... :lol:

Grant
by granty101
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New article: Operation Outward
Replies: 9
Views: 2478

Re: New article: Operation Outward

Grant I must confess ..I didn't even know about the website until Russell posted about your article...now some may say WTF and they would be right but now I know its there ,im well please to have found it ,your stuff is always interesting if unusual so please keep posting mate. cheers and thanks :D...
by granty101
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New article: Operation Outward
Replies: 9
Views: 2478

Re: New article: Operation Outward

the Brit Barrage balloon effort was news to me. I wrote that!! I wrote that!! :lol: Seriously, a mention of something on this forum set me off to research it, and I'm glad it's attracting attention. At the end of the day, the comments/feedback, have been a bit of an 'ego boost', as it proves people...
by granty101
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Camera
Replies: 8
Views: 415

Re: Camera

How much would one cost now...any idea, and how would you source one...cheers John Hello John, as far as I know the one Alan has, has been 'surpassed' by newer models (like mine), and might not be available anymore. A good decent 'pre-owned' one, (second hand in old money :lol: ), would cost anywhe...
by granty101
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Camera
Replies: 8
Views: 415

Re: Camera

People have posted some nice pictures. Traditionally this was a bit tricky but digital cameras have made getting close up detail a lot easier. What are the specs people have to do this in now? Most modern camera's , whether SLR or Compacts, will usually have a macro setting for close-up work, but y...
by granty101
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: D-Day
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: D-Day

bannockburn bhoy wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:06 pm
Absolutely nothing wrong with a bit of emotion on such an occasion
Seconded John.

Grant
by granty101
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Norwegian 1940 Gun Trucks
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: Norwegian 1940 Gun Trucks

Cheers David, I haven't seen those photos before. :)

Grant
by granty101
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Early 20th Century
Topic: Mexican Revolution Inventory
Replies: 13
Views: 571

Re: Mexican Revolution Inventory

David Reasoner wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:43 pm

The Norwegians had a truck-mounted 1-pdr Hotchkiss revolving cannon in 1940, along with a truck-mounted 65mm Cockerill naval gun.
David, do you have any photos of these vehicles...or maybe some plans?

Grant
by granty101
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: SiG 15cm from Butlers
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: SiG 15cm from Butlers

I'm aware of one kit, but it's a resin one (IIRC) and not only too expensive for gaming but has loads of components... multi-part plastic is OK, but resin kits are a pain in the fundament. MrCreak...is that the one done by Armada Hobby?? Takom made on in 1/35th scale plastic, and they are (slowly) ...