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Marc at work01 Sep 2017 3:16 a.m. PST

But equally nice for its use of the Airfix figures I thought. Some of the close ups are very nice – even if some mould lines become apparent. Marvellous effort and far better than I have achieved with the Scots

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Marc

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2017 5:36 a.m. PST

That's some nice work.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2017 6:18 a.m. PST

Really nice. Thanks.

nevals01 Sep 2017 6:22 a.m. PST

The very first set of figures I owned. I convinced Dad to buy it for me in a technical and electronic hobby store; fall of 1975. Those are still nice figures and the paint job is superb.

Marc at work01 Sep 2017 6:31 a.m. PST

Sorry I couldn't post a direct picture. If anyone works out how to do that, that would be cool.

Anyway, glad you like it. And I beat my good internet friend Armand too this, so I am feeling smug…

Now I need the find mine and try harder

Marc

Robert le Diable Inactive Member01 Sep 2017 6:36 a.m. PST

I always thought some of the figures in that set were among the most characterful Airfix ever made, and the painting here certainly does justice to the material. Great work.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2017 7:03 a.m. PST

Your wish is my command oh might one.

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Mine certainly did not look like that in the 70s

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2017 10:34 a.m. PST
Marc at work01 Sep 2017 3:52 p.m. PST

Liam – I owe you one

Wish me luck. I'm starting tolvaptan tomorrow. Incontinence here I come

Markconz01 Sep 2017 9:38 p.m. PST

Wow amazing what can be done with a good paintjob!

4th Cuirassier04 Sep 2017 3:51 a.m. PST

The mould lines are a nuisance and remarkably hard to remove even with a very sharp blade…lovely work though.

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