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Beagle
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Thanks a lot Red, thanks Pete. Ironically the dirt is dirt, lol. I’ve a small tub of dirt from one of my flower gardens, that I’ve run through a couple of sifters until it’s the consistency of powdered sugar basically, and all of the pebbles and twigs and stuff are out.

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Good looking trucks Bill - the wash you used worked great. You make your own?

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Thanks a lot Burt. For GHQ minis, I just use Vallejo pre mixed wash, just because of the numbers of things that get painted, it’s easier. When it comes to my 28s, or my model aircraft or ships, I custom mix washes based on what shade I need using VMC paints.

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Here's a couple more German infantry.
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I think I did some pretty good weathering on this one. :roll:
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Bill, where is that? I want to volunteer!!!!
Time on the recce is time well spent!

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Lol, the museum did the annual air show this weekend. The Sherman was here as a perk. The museum fired blanks from their 88 at it. There were a couple M2 flamethrowers from the Parris Island foundation there too. I didn’t volunteer this weekend, I’m going to be doing stuff for the museum at a different museum next weekend, so I just walked around and took pictures. Today was the bi-planes and tri-planes day, but they flew a lot of other stuff too. The highlight was the C-47 Placid Lassie.

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I use Vallejo washes myself.
I think a wash can make all the difference in the world, but I’ve not experimented By making my own.

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You’re right, washes make all the fine detail pop out, especially if you dry brush afterwards.

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Here is the command stand for Brigadier General Alexander Webb's 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps.
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And here is an infantry stand.
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The infantry is a mix of GHQ, Cracker Line/Good Ground, and Pendraken.
I'm still annoyed with dull coat, I don't ever remember having this problem until about 6 months ago, I'm certain its humidity. It's over 75% humidity here today. I think what I'm going to do, is the next time I mix Mr Color flat clear for on of my 48th models, I'm going to spray my mini's with the left over, that stuff will take the shine off anything, but I can only get it through the mail where I live, so I don't mix it for just a few small things.
I've also been working on scenery for my ACW, here is one set of breastworks I've been making.
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Bill, I'm totally blown away! Your troops and terrain look spectacular!
Time on the recce is time well spent!

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Thanks a lot Red!

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Those are another great looking group of Civil War figures, Bill! I like the varied poses in each group. The flags look great, too.

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Thanks a lot Pete, appreciate it!

M31 ARV. Not the best photos.
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Back to some more deuce and a half's!!!!

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Best recovery vehicle I have seen! I would like to have it on call to help pull my Abrams out of the mud or to tow one that isn’t functioning.
Looks great!
Chris

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