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Kitmaker Staff Challenge 2009
youngc
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Western Australia, Australia
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Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009 - 01:08 PM UTC
Matt Leese: Scratchbuilt robot (representing Modelgeek)

Rudi Richardson: Tamiya 1/35 Scout Car Daimler MkII (representing Armorama)

Jim Lewis: I agree with newfish, I think you should build any of these:

B-35001 US Infantry Staff Sergeant Vietnam 1968
B-35002 US Infantry Private (1) Vietnam 1968
B-35003 US Infantry Sergeant Vietnam 1968
B6-35004 US Infantry Machine Gunner Vietnam ‘68

ONE CONDITION! the figure/s must be on a vignette base! (representing Historicus Forma)

James Bella: Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf 109E (representing Aeroscale)

Scott Lodder: Gotta love the Monogram B17 (representing Aeroscale)

Dave O'Meara: Heller Renault 4cv "Pie" (representing Automodeller)

Mike High: Academy's 1/25th Ford G.P.A. Recreation Amphibious Model (representing Automodeller)

Rowan Baylis: Airfix RAF Air Sea Rescue Launch (representing Model Shipwrights)

Andy Brazier: Tamiya 1/700th Prinz Eugen (representing Model Shipwrights)

Joe Szczygielski: Tamiya's 1/35th PBR Patrol Boat River (representing Model Shipwright)

Pat McGrath: JMD 54 mm Tirailleur Senegalais 1914 (representing Historicus Forma)

Keith Forsyth: 1/35 Modern Pick Up HILUX Press TV. (With an amazing diorama? ) (representing Automodeller)

Nigel Julian: 21/2 ton 6x6 (representing Armorama)
Yoni_Lev
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009 - 04:26 PM UTC

This is a brilliant idea. My votes are as follows:


Matt L - JAG Collective USS Gearing

Rudi R - GamesWorkshop Warhammer Immolator

Jim L - Hasegawa J35/F Draken

James B - AuthorSculpt Stalker

Scott L - Monogram B-17 (!!)

Dave O - Renault 4CV

Mike H - DML BTR-70

Rowan B - Accurate Miniatures Corvette Grand Sport

Andy B - Revell Colonial Viper

Joe S - Tamiya PBR


It will be interesting to see how the voting turns out.

-YL
TacFireGuru
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009 - 04:38 PM UTC
Thanks Yoni, and....


Quoted Text

It will be interesting to see how the voting turns out.



Yes it will.....................

Mike
Merlin
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AEROSCALE
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Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009 - 08:30 PM UTC
Hi there

I was expecting a clear favourite, but every one of my candidate kits has been voted for!

It should be great fun, because they each present a new challenge for me, from trying to achieve a deep gloss finish (the Corvette), to learning how paint a figure (Bryn) and so on. I'll be in uncharted waters for me, whichever gets chosen finally.

All the best

Rowan
Grumpyoldman
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Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009 - 10:34 PM UTC
2 for the "pie"
1 for Drac.
1 for W&G ---so far.
newfish
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 12:43 AM UTC
Mother its gota be the tamiya pbr

KoSprueOne
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 06:11 AM UTC
Ok, this is what I'd like to see:
Have fun guys!

Tarok - GamesWorkshop Warhammer 40k Immolator

matt - Scratchbuilt robot (Added 1/15/09)

GunTruck - Bronco Models 1:350 SeaWolf Class Attack Submarine

c5flies - if your quote still stands, "...any one of them will look good in a 3 tone camo............" FERRARI F40

slodder - Fantaze "A Pirates Toast" figure

Grumpyoldman - Heller RENAULT 4cv "Pie"

TacFireGuru - Academy's 1/25th Ford G.P.A. Recreation Amphibious Model

Merlin - Solarwind Productions "Bryn" 150mm resin fantasy Amazon warrior

betheyn - 1/10th El Viejo Dragon Miniatures Caribean Pirate (Captain Jack Sparrow) bust.

mother - Tamiya's 1/35th PBR Patrol Boat River

. . . updated: 19 Jan 09 . . .

exer - Marks & Spencer 1/32 Ford GT40

docdios - 1/35 Mig Productions resin Modern Pick Up HILUX Press TV (Hard Top Version)

. . . updated: 25 Jan 09 . . .

lampie - Mini Cooper, somehow "militarized", by paint or added details.





mj
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Illinois, United States
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 07:20 AM UTC
Hey Dave, I think you may have missed a vote for the Dracula figure...I make it 2, not 1 vote for it. Looks like a tie with the pie

Cheers,
Mike
exer
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 08:12 AM UTC
Okay a late entry from the News department All these kits (With the exception of the Ma.k.) were bought as bargains in Thrift shops and probably destined never to be made



Automodeler
Marks & Spencer 1/32 Ford GT40. I don’t know if this was made under licence from some other company- it’s pretty basic

Aeroscale
1/48 DML Focke Wulf Ta 152H-1



Model Geek SciFi

Nitto 1/20 Ma.K. ZbV3000 Heinrich PanzerKampf Anzug Ausf H1


Revell easy kit Star Wars Anakin’s Jedi Starfighter.


Historicus Forma

JMD 54 mm Tirailleur Senegalais 1914


MSW
Monogram U.S.S New Jersey – no scale

Grumpyoldman
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 08:31 AM UTC
OK, I missed one......
Pie just moved ahead.....
newfish
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 09:10 AM UTC
Pat you should build the gt40 !

KoSprueOne
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 10:28 AM UTC
exer - Marks & Spencer 1/32 Ford GT40





youngc
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 05:03 PM UTC
My list updated with choice for Pat.
Yoni_Lev
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 08:20 PM UTC

Pat, you MUST build the New Jersey. That old, beat up box is just screaming nostalgia.

And neglect. Show it some love. That's my vote.

-YL
slodder
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Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 11:31 PM UTC
bump - good to see votes coming in
docdios
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Posted: Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 10:27 PM UTC
I guess it is time for me to man up and place my options on the table for the masses

ModelGeek - Ork boss on warbike

Automodeler - 1/35 Mig Productions resin Modern Pick Up HILUX Press TV (Hard Top Version)

ModelShipwright - 1/72 Revell S-boat

Aeroscale - 1/48 Eduard DH-2

Historicus Forma - The Barbarians are coming! (180 A.D.)


cheers

Keith
youngc
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Posted: Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 10:41 PM UTC
My voting list updated with choice for Keith.
mj
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Posted: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 03:21 AM UTC
My vote updated.

Keith, you are lucky we can only choose one kit. If not, I'd vote that you do the DH-2 and S-Boat as a warm-up to your Orc boss. . Great choices !!

Cheers,
Mike

Littorio
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Posted: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 06:24 AM UTC
Ok my votes:

Matt - the scratch built robot
Rudi - the VW Beetle
Jim - J35 Draken
James - LiS Chariot
Scott - 'Connie'
Dave - 'Pie'
Mike - BTR-70
Rowan - Amazon Warrior
Andy - Battlestar Galatica Colonial Viper
Joe - Gun truck
Pat - GT-40
Keith - The Barbarians are coming!
Nige - Mini cooper


Good luck to you all
Luciano
newfish
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Posted: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 11:25 AM UTC
Kieth ModelGeek - Ork boss on warbike

WAAAAAGGHHHH!!!

KoSprueOne
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Posted: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 01:35 PM UTC
docdios - 1/35 Mig Productions resin Modern Pick Up HILUX Press TV (Hard Top Version)





...that's a bad ss lookin' warbike, though...





Merlin
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Posted: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 07:49 PM UTC
Hi there

Surprise, surprise! Bryn is in the lead amongst my candidates!

All the best

Rowan
exer
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Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 01:49 AM UTC
The GT40 is in the lead for my choices. C'mon guys save me from having to build a car
TacFireGuru
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Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 02:10 AM UTC
According to the voting so far, it's a tie between the BTR and GPA (updated 0730 MST, 21 Jan):

BTR-70 (4 votes)
G.P.A. (4 votes)
Bv 40 (2 votes)
M108 (1 vote)
P-40 (1 vote)
Scopedog (1 vote)

10 more days?

Mike
pzkfwmk6
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Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - 03:08 AM UTC
Okay, here's my vote

Pat: Marks & Spencer 1/32 Ford GT40
Joe:Model Shipwright...Tamiya's 1/35th PBR Patrol Boat River.
Andy: El Viejo Dragon Miniatures Caribean Pirate
Rowan: Airfix 1/72 scale RAF Rescue Launch
Mike: 1/48th Blohm und Voss Bv 40
Dave: Renault pie
Scott: Ghostrider Marvel Comics fantasy/superhero figure
James: BF 109
Jim: 1:350 SeaWolf Class Attack Submarine
Rudi: 1/48 Spitfire FR.Mk.XIVe
Matt: JAG Collective USS Gearing in 1/700.....
Keith: Ork boss on warbike

Have fun guys!!!