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Patman68
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Limburg, Netherlands
Joined: May 01, 2002
KitMaker: 96 posts
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 04:29 AM UTC
Hi There,

I have been building models since I was 11 years old.
Still remembering that first build darkblue coloured spitfire completely covered with glue!
Nowadays, after a break of some years, I continue building AFV models and I can tell you it is still big FUN
I hope you all share the same experience.
It is fun being at the ARMORAMA , nice people sharing their knowledge with others.
GREAT!!!

Keep on building.

Patrick.
:-) :-) :-)
War_Machine
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Washington, United States
Joined: February 11, 2003
KitMaker: 702 posts
Historicus Forma: 0 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 12:41 PM UTC
Nice to meet you! It sounds like our origins in the hobby are pretty similar. I built my first kit when I was in the third grade. It was a Lindbergh P-47 molded in some ghastly blue plastic that wound up with an elaborate (and unplanned) fingerprint camoflage pattern. #:-)
I'll see you around!
Thor
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: June 19, 2002
KitMaker: 190 posts
Historicus Forma: 39 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 01:12 PM UTC
Hiya Patman,

Great to meet you!
I see alot of similarity in your modeling history. I too was 11 when i built my first kit. I remember it well........a 1/144 Me109 by Revell. I still have that kit in a display case in my bedroom

Dolf
airwarrior
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: November 21, 2002
KitMaker: 2,085 posts
Historicus Forma: 69 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 01:18 PM UTC
Hi patman

My first kit was also lindberg ( it was a curtiss jenny ) by now its in uncountable pieces somewhere in the house.
Graywolf
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Izmir, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: December 01, 2001
KitMaker: 6,405 posts
Historicus Forma: 2,573 posts
Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 10:18 PM UTC
glad you joined us
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England - South West, United Kingdom
Joined: September 30, 2002
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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003 - 10:58 PM UTC
Hi Patrick., nice to meet you
Mal