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Started by fsn, 20 July 2018, 01:53:28 PM

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Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.

fsn



When you don't have the budget for a proper technical...
Amusing though it might look, this vehicle seems to mount a Soviet SPG-9 rocket-gun, essentially the same 73mm weapon as the BMP-1 IFV.  A small initial charge launches the round about 20m downrange, at which point the rocket motor kicks in and carries it to the 800m effective range.  The warhead is effectively that of the RPG-7, though the range is much longer.  If the only car you've got is a Trabant, there are worse ways if moving a 60kg weapon
Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.

fsn

19 November 2021, 07:35:09 PM #692 Last Edit: 19 November 2021, 07:40:46 PM by fsn

THE CHURCHILL TANK (INFANTRY TANK Mk IV).
Heavily camouflaged Churchill tanks of 6th Guards Tank Brigade in a cornfield in Normandy, July/August 1944.


One forgets this sort of image when one is painting one's own models.
Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.

fsn

Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.

Techno II


Steve J

http://wwiiwargaming.blogspot.co.uk/

2017 Paint-Off - 2 x Winner!

paulr

 ;D  ;D  ;D

Shared with my son who is a Blues Brothers fan :)
Lord Lensman of Wellington
2018 Painting Competition - Runner-Up!

pierre the shy

"Welcome back to the fight, this time I know our side will win"

steve_holmes_11


QuoteAnd the Panzer IVD after arrival outside the Moscow Oblast tax assessor's office.... :)

https://www.worldwarphotos.info/wp-content/gallery/germany/tanks/panzer-iv/Panzer-IV_58.jpg

That deserves a like.

Raider4

Meet the Chieftain:



Chieftains for Germany:


ISO 3103 Certified

Raider4

And (slightly) older vehicles (one of which may please at least one member of this forum):



Think that's a Charioteer, the first vehicle shown in the firing display?

And watching the Saladin shell all the way to target is pretty cool ;)
ISO 3103 Certified

fsn

Well that's made my evening!  :D

Thank you.
Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.

T13A

Hi

Had a trip to Bovvy a couple of weeks ago so here is one especially for FSN:



And one taken at BATUS by a friend back in 1976:



Cheers Paul
T13A Out!

Lord Kermit of Birkenhead

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fsn

Quote from: T13A on 14 December 2021, 09:06:02 PMHi

Had a trip to Bovvy a couple of weeks ago so here is one especially for FSN:



A thing of beauty!

Thank you.   :D
Lord Oik of Runcorn (You may refer to me as Milord Oik)

Oik of the Year 2013, 2014
Prize for originality and 'having a go, bless him', 2015
3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!
2017-2019 The Wilderness years
Oik of the Year 2020
7 votes in the 2021 Painting Competition

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.