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by steampun
Mon May 21, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Tips and tricks
Topic: Aerials
Replies: 16
Views: 8940

Re: Aerials

try Wildfire Thermally Bonded Bead Weaving Thread .006in ( 0.15mm) black. very good for flexible whip antenna. nearly indestructible bonded fibers that don't unravel. too flexible; just give it a coat of paint.
it's on ebay if you can't find it locally.
by steampun
Mon May 21, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Forthcoming kits
Topic: Suggestions...
Replies: 22
Views: 8980

Re: Suggestions...

I can get jeeps, I can get peeps, I can get a seep, how about a beep? A US 3/4 ton weapons carrier, there hasn't been a durable one in 72nd. there's a 1 ton 6x6 with the same cab that hasn't been done in 72nd. Sounds like a nice either/or sprue.
by steampun
Mon May 21, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Forthcoming kits
Topic: Suggestions...
Replies: 22
Views: 8980

Re: Suggestions...

How about a US M-2 halftrack. One can sorta be made from a Hasagowa M-4. Exterior ok, interior is a bad joke. Do a real 57mm anti tank gun for it to tow. NO the 6 pounder is not the same. NOBODY does the side shields, usually still carried on the M-2 mine racks. A 57mm can be approximated with a 6 p...
by steampun
Sun May 20, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Existing Kits
Topic: Hellcat
Replies: 13
Views: 5024

Re: Hellcat

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/42199804711/in/dateposted/ here is a hellcat I "finished". (models are never finished only abandoned ) I used an ancient allegedly HO scale tool set from Selly for the tools. 15mm alied decal set provided the crunch cat insignia. evergreen tube was used fo...
by steampun
Thu May 17, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Introducing myself.
Replies: 7
Views: 2975

Re: Introducing myself.

Steampun here: I am retired in a small apartment, no room for 1/56 ww2. tried valiant miniatures figures. I am having loads of fun bashing them into poses. Stuck on 1/72 now. just did several armourfast vehicles. Lots of potential there. cheep enough to experiment on, nice enough to yield good resul...