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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2020, 05:02:24 am »
I have just remembered I do have some 1/72 white metal scantily clad young ladies by Elheim Figures in my stash.  So they may well put in an appearance...

Flesh colours ? By far the most difficult part of figure painting, but the research could be fun in this case. "Honestly love, I was just trying to get the muscular tones right"  :angel:

One of them is a dominatrix (is there a large demand for them in war gaming?) so more shiny black than flesh...

...and much more specialist research.

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #31 on: October 16, 2020, 05:18:24 am »
One of them is a dominatrix (is there a large demand for them in war gaming?) so more shiny black than flesh...

...and much more specialist research.

Looks like you have other hobbies besides model building....... ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2020, 06:36:27 am »


One of them is a dominatrix (is there a large demand for them in war gaming?) so more shiny black than flesh...

...and much more specialist research.

Not when I was actively wargaming, no. You'd have probably got arrested for the sheer mention of the word  ;) Mind you the majority of people would have denied even knowing what the word meant  :angel:
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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #33 on: October 17, 2020, 07:19:56 pm »


One of them is a dominatrix (is there a large demand for them in war gaming?) so more shiny black than flesh...

...and much more specialist research.

Not when I was actively wargaming, no. You'd have probably got arrested for the sheer mention of the word  ;) Mind you the majority of people would have denied even knowing what the word meant  :angel:

When I was a wargamer downunder, they all knew what it meant and many wished they could partake in the practice...   :banghead:
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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #34 on: October 18, 2020, 09:38:33 am »
Having figured what I'm going to build for this GB (and it's going to be BIG (-ish)) I ensured that I bought the required kits for the job, three of them, with me when I headed back to Northants y'day. I'd not even had time to check my plans would work before I left home, and so I've just started cutting off various bits and figuring out how much 'cutting & shutting' I'm going to have to do to build it.

Naturally it'll have longer wings  ;D so I checked the wing chord of two of the donor kits to see how much trimming I'd need.

The wing chords of the two models are IDENTICAL!  ;D

Even the thickness is close so I won't have much padding to add top and bottom.

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #35 on: October 18, 2020, 09:45:08 am »
Yes. And other problems can surely be mended with a saw and some putty.  ;D

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #36 on: October 19, 2020, 01:33:37 am »
Hmmm, the "Captured" theme does not really ring the bells here, but I have found two projects on my idea list that are worth submitting in this GB - an aircraft (very close to reality, though) and a tank (almost a "whif-out-of-the-box", just with the original/real story spun further). We'll see...

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #37 on: October 19, 2020, 05:18:30 am »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #38 on: October 19, 2020, 08:26:50 am »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)
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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #39 on: October 19, 2020, 10:52:22 am »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)

Oh. That blows that idea out of the water.... 😂

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #40 on: October 19, 2020, 01:00:41 pm »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)
Oh. That blows that idea out of the water.... 😂
They were never painted in Finnish colours, and probably not flown either here, so still a whiff, if only by a narrow margin ;)

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #41 on: October 19, 2020, 01:22:28 pm »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)

Oh. That blows that idea out of the water.... 😂

King cobra?  Airabonita?     Or, given that the Soviet  forces were using Airacobras as late as 1949 in the Archangelsk area, how about  a defector to Norway?
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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #42 on: October 20, 2020, 01:12:30 am »
Yep, a Lend-Lease Soviet P-63 could be an option, or a USAAF P-38 from UK landing?

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #43 on: October 20, 2020, 10:50:06 am »
an aircraft (very close to reality, though)
P-39 Airacobra in Finnish colours? We did capture three fairly intact ones in the summer of 1944...  ;)
Oh. That blows that idea out of the water.... 😂
They were never painted in Finnish colours, and probably not flown either here, so still a whiff, if only by a narrow margin ;)

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Re: The Captured G.B. - General Discussion
« Reply #44 on: October 21, 2020, 12:32:25 am »
I've come across a 1/72 Hasegawa Kawanishi Type-97 Flying Boat H6K5 Mavis,  there's some parts missing so the RAF could have captured it after a crash landing and made a few repairs to it to get it in fly worthy condition.