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About AndrewE

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    Modelling - Aircraft, AFV, 120mm figures (British army 19th Century), Vehicles (Le Mans sports cars), Ships (RN).
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  1. AndrewE

    Moson Show 2018

    I agree it was a great show with a fantastic array of modelling skills on display. A few of the photos I took are in my Flikr album https://flic.kr/s/aHsmeQYNg5 including the very small selection below.
  2. AndrewE

    M3/ M4 medium tank gallery

    M7 105mm HMC Priest 143rd Cannon Company, 36th Division, France, December 1944 Academy 1/35th with Black Dog resin stowage set
  3. Just finished the Priest this afternoon. It took a couple of matt coats, firstly Tamiya Flat and then Alclad Klear Kote Matte to get a nice flat finish. I will take more pictures for the gallery tomorrow in some better light. It took much longer than I had hoped to complete this but I am very pleased with the result. Just a shame I have no time before the end of the GB to do an M10.
  4. It has been rather a long time since my last update on this build unfortunately. February and the first half of March were not very productive on the modelling front for me due to work commitments and several trips abroad but I did manage to keep things ticking over and have made lots of progress in the last couple of days. Not many photos I'm afraid but since my last post I have painted the interior and gun assemblies, added the wheels and tracks (which needed to be shortened by one link either side), attached the top half of the hull and remaining stowage to the front and painted the stowage, exterior etc. Just needs some matt varnish and weathering now and although I am going away for a couple off days this week I will be back in time to finish everything off before next Sundays deadline.
  5. AndrewE

    Moson Show 2018

    Hi Eagle-Squadron, I will be there both days helping on the AIMS stand so please drop by and say hello. If the layout is the same as last year we will be in the college building next door to the arena. Andrew
  6. AndrewE

    My first Wingnuts build

    A very brave choice for your fist WnW kit but you have made a great job of it, well done. The silver pen on the cowling worked out well as well, what make of pen did you use?
  7. Sorry, I have not been very good at posting updates on this build. I have now just about completed construction into the major components ready for priming and painting. The Black Box resin stowage has been attached to the rear decking only. The large resin stowage piece for the front will go on once the hull is together. The additional armour protection is cut from plastic sheet and I have used stretched sprue and lots of liquid glue to make the weld join.
  8. AndrewE

    ### British AFV Group Build Now @ 30 !

    Put me down for this one please, no idea what I shall build yet though.
  9. AndrewE

    6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons

    Very nice indeed, watch out for those French Lancers!
  10. I am looking forward to watching progress on this build as well. I have the WEM 1/700 (waterline) kit to build some day.
  11. To help with all the baggage I need to add for this build I have purchased the Black Dog resin set for the Priest. It is designed for a British one as evidenced by the steel helmets but apart from them I think all will look OK on the US version I shall be building. I made a start last night by removing all of the suspension components from the sprues, hopefully I will get a chance to clean them all up later today, this is the part I dislike most about AFV builds so I like to get it out of the way as quickly as possible.
  12. AndrewE

    M3/ M4 medium tank gallery

    M12 155mm Gun Motor Carriage 1/35th Academy
  13. All done now, a couple of coats of Tamiya flat, some weathering and a final coat of Alclad. I do like the M12, are M-40's eligible for the GB?
  14. AndrewE

    Heavy Dragoons

    Very nice start. I wasn't aware you could get Napoleonics in 20mm, all the ones I have are 28mm (and mainly plastic).