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      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.
wimbledon99

SAS Jeep (Tamiya 1:35)

Hi All,

 

I have this in my stash (well, small pile of kits) and was going to build this before I started my Chinook (now complete). I've decided now would be a good time before I commence any GB's next year.

 

I've seen a few fantastic builds in the RFI's (no pressure!!) but not in WIP (though could be wrong)

 

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I'm trying Flickr for the first time (instead of PhotoBucket) and it's a bit of a phaff to post pictures!! Any tips on making things easier?

 

 

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Good start there and having started exactly the same kit yesterday I'm at about the same position.

 

What are the extra details you have?  I'm looking to get a much better pair of Vickers guns than the kit offering, any ideas?

 

Cheers

 

Doc

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Although this kit is pretty much in the 'vintage' category, it certainly rewards a little investment of care and few extra details. I will be following with interest.

 

Cheers

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Back in the 1960s my friend Roger scratchbuilt an SAS jeep and the two crew I can't even remember what chassis it was. Anyway, excuse the scratchy image as the photo is so old. All credit to Roger Whittle.

 

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13 hours ago, Dr_Fester said:

Good start there and having started exactly the same kit yesterday I'm at about the same position.

 

What are the extra details you have?  I'm looking to get a much better pair of Vickers guns than the kit offering, any ideas?

 

Cheers

 

Doc

 

Hi Doc, I only have the additional resin parts that you see in the opening post. This is a 'fun' build for me so I'm not going to be looking at too much 'detail' :whistle: 

 

13 hours ago, Bangor Lad said:

Although this kit is pretty much in the 'vintage' category, it certainly rewards a little investment of care and few extra details. I will be following with interest.

 

Cheers

 

Hi Bangor, Thanks for tagging along. This is planned as a quick build but I hope she comes out OK nonetheless. :)

 

8 hours ago, Long haired david said:

Back in the 1960s my friend Roger scratchbuilt an SAS jeep and the two crew I can't even remember what chassis it was. Anyway, excuse the scratchy image as the photo is so old. All credit to Roger Whittle.

 

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All credit indeed. Thanks for the picture - Looks very lifelike! :) 

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Hi Arni,

 

That looks great! I like the chipping on the guns (might have to borrow that :whistle: )

 

Cheers

 

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Thanks,that was built pre strokes and my modelling suffers because of that.:o

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A couple of hours work and she's ready for the first paint!!

 

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A little more progress over the last couple of days. First coat on the jeep and some primer on the resin

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR to all :) 

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So I'm about to apply some more paint and I'm thinking there's something not quite right about the cans. Then it hits me - the handles are missing!! I wondered what these were  :whistle: 

 

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DOH!! :doh:

 

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That's better :) Fiddly work but worth it!

 

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Quick update

 

A long way to go considering it's such a small model but she's starting to take shape

 

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More stowage to add and additional weathering to complete but she's almost over the finish line :)

 

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OK - So this is as far as I'm taking her. Planned as a quick and fun build, both boxes were ticked :)

 

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Thanks for following along :)

 

 

 

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Nice work like that a lot!

 

  Roger

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7 hours ago, Hamden said:

 

 

Nice work like that a lot!

 

  Roger

 

Hi Roger - thanks for the kind words :) I realised when adding it to the RFI that it's in the wrong WIP section (it's not so shiny as it's neighbours)!

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