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nashorn88
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Post by nashorn88 »

Nice work on these.
Really like the kitbash item.
Truly inspirational and can’t wait to make a few myself.
What did you use for on top of the m113? Box like items?

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Post by chrisswim »

Nashorn, thank you, glad you like the pictures.
The M113 in 3-tone NATO, with a m.g. mount with boxes on each side at the rear and over the ramp is an Aussie M113AS4, it has 6-wheels on each side. It come with a small m.g. turret.
That turret I have used with the Chinese 6x6 APC to create the XA-180 for Sweden. 7.62 (Mick) introduced me to this. He used the FUCHS, I choose the Chinese 6x6. I wanted a slightly different look than the Fuchs. Mick has some good stuff that he has created.

AMX-30 GCT for France
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I painted the canvas dark green.
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Post by panzergator »

You certainly have a variety, and when you get going, produce a lot of camo-ed vehicles. All good stuff, Chris. Getting back in the swing after your big move!
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Post by chrisswim »

These are older paint jobs, this past summer.
M2A3 turret on M2A2 hull.... so it’s an M2A3 without ERA.

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Fuchs with L.m.g. Cupola, painted summer 2019.

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Fuchs with styrene cut on top. I think another color should be used, but which color? What changes should I make?

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Hemtt tanker for the desert. Painted these several years ago.

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Fire trucks-tankers for the airport. Did these years ago.

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Post by 7.62 »

You have been busy Chris. I will have to kick start the production line again.
Keep them coming, always good to see the photos (that Skyguard radar is something I was looking at, cheers).

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Post by redleg »

I'm always so impressed with your collection, Chris. Do you have some secret technique for speed painting or something? How do you get that much armor painted so well?????
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Post by panzergator »

That's easy. Each Saturday morning, every man, woma, and child in Chrisdom turns out to paint a vehicle.
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Pogo was right. So was Ike.
"A Gentleman is a man who is only rude intentionally." (Churchill)

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Post by chrisswim »

Redleg,
At the risk of being called a heretic I’ll tell you.
I spray paint the base. Then usually two colors with a brush as I watch TV.
A number of these were painted years ago, I.e. the Hemtt tankers, fire trucks, M2A3.
On Sat, watch college football, I can spray paint some miniatures during half time of a game. Next Sat I apply 2nd color. Then my wife watches pro-ball on Sun I put on the last color. Then ink the tracks.
. PG, only children age of 10 or older are required to help. Our best works are from Gator State, really good. Highly productive. Thank you.
Chris

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Post by panzergator »

Whoa, Chris. The Gator State is NOT a dom. We do not paint your vehicles, not so we employ civilians in the maintenance of military vehicles.
All blessings flow from a good mission statement.
Pogo was right. So was Ike.
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PG,
Of course G.S. is a Dom, you received the Honorary, Illustrious Title of Generalissimo. You are held in high regard with great esteem.
Chris

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Even as we speak, I am entering the coordinates in the ICBM we will use to return the paperwork. You should receive them shortly.
All blessings flow from a good mission statement.
Pogo was right. So was Ike.
"A Gentleman is a man who is only rude intentionally." (Churchill)

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eBay Vulcans repainted

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HUMMV and Russian Tigr.

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Logistic vehicles from eBay.

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Boxer kitbash

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Fuchs stuff on top painted over, since too much Medium Green otherwise.

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Refurbished Hummvs
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These Hummvs have CROWS m.g. Mounted on top, snipped off some of the stem. Look better at a distance, not good at all up close.
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ADATS for the Commonwealth of Chrisdom

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M113 Linebackers, kitbash on these using M6 Linebacker turret on M113AS4 hull and ADATS hull.
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M113-25, on Aussie M113 AS4 hull.
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M113-25, former EIFV, used for the Commonwealth.
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Post by redleg »

Nice work, Chris! Have you inventoried your collection lately? I wonder how many thousands of vehicles you have and how many brigades or divisions or corps that amounts to!
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TOC
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CV9030 for Norway

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CV9030 AOP

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