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OFFICIAL: Big Bad Bombers Campaign
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 646 posts
AeroScale: 574 posts
Posted: Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 01:57 PM UTC


Berwickboy
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: April 27, 2013
KitMaker: 449 posts
AeroScale: 386 posts
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 02:27 AM UTC
Have any Campaign Ribbons been awarded yet?
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,777 posts
AeroScale: 2,783 posts
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 02:42 AM UTC

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Have any Campaign Ribbons been awarded yet?



Mike,

As there is an extension until the end of the month (next Wed.), I was waiting until then to award ribbons to everyone who has posted their finished model in the gallery.

Michael
shorty53
#330
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: July 15, 2011
KitMaker: 175 posts
AeroScale: 103 posts
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 05:15 AM UTC
Final photos of my Ju-88A-1 for the campaign, there not as good as I would have liked as I can’t fit it in my Photo / Spray Booth to take the shots. I didn’t get time to do the weathering I wanted to do or fix the bent aerial, but I will do that in time! I really enjoyed this kit, it looked a bit scary at the start but everything fitted well, instructions were good and the decals were very nice. Now where the hell am I going to put it!!!!







b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 646 posts
AeroScale: 574 posts
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 02:16 PM UTC
John, that Junkers of yours came out excellent, congrats! As with the needed space, I've got the same problem with my Flying Fortress
For the time being it sits on the dining room table very well, but in the end will be hanging from the ceiling. Obviously in landing approach modus, for the undercarriage had no in-flight option nor was it movable as with my old Airfix kit in 1/72.
I still have to put my pictures into the campaign gallery.
Cheers to all
Peter
Berwickboy
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: April 27, 2013
KitMaker: 449 posts
AeroScale: 386 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 01:52 AM UTC

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Have any Campaign Ribbons been awarded yet?



Mike,

As there is an extension until the end of the month (next Wed.), I was waiting until then to award ribbons to everyone who has posted their finished model in the gallery.

Michael

Thank you
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 646 posts
AeroScale: 574 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 07:02 PM UTC
Hello mates,

I've just loaded the pictures up to the gallery and wish you all a very happy new year in good health and enough time for our hobby!
Many thanks for that fine campaign!
See you in the next one in 2015
Peter
JScicluna
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Tasmania, Australia
Joined: March 11, 2013
KitMaker: 77 posts
AeroScale: 17 posts
Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014 - 07:43 AM UTC
December was a very busy month but I am glad to say I have finally finished my 1/72 Academy B17 with a day to spare.

This wasn't a bad kit however for anyone interested in purchasing an Academy Kit be aware that I found the kit decals useless and had to buy an aftermarket set. This added to the cost and the kit ended up being quite expensive. Also I have been waiting over a month for the aftermarket decals which are yet to arrive but luckily used some old hobby boss P47 for the USAAF symbols. Hopefully the decals will arrive one day and I can finish the plane entirely.

Some in progress shots.

Had a lot trouble fixing a large gap between the wing roots and the fuselage





Painting including different panels with various Alclad tones.







The final product minus the aftermarket decals which are MIA









Thanks for the campaign and the extension.
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: March 29, 2010
KitMaker: 1,151 posts
AeroScale: 985 posts
Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:12 AM UTC
James and John. Thunders from down unders. Those are both top shelf.
shorty53
#330
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: July 15, 2011
KitMaker: 175 posts
AeroScale: 103 posts
Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014 - 02:07 PM UTC
Very nice metal finish on the Fortress James.
BoiseBlade
#0
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Idaho, United States
Joined: February 28, 2014
KitMaker: 342 posts
AeroScale: 250 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 08:00 AM UTC
John,

The Junkers came out excellent! I love the fading and wear....

James,

That is a fantastic metal finish.... Makes me think I may want to do my 17 in metal........
MichaelSatin
Staff MemberCampaigns Administrator
AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,777 posts
AeroScale: 2,783 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 07:38 PM UTC
Excellent job everyone! I have awarded ribbons, if you think you should get one and didn't, please be sure you've posted at least two kits of your finished build in the gallery, which you still have until midnight to do.

Thanks for all the great models!

Michael
JClapp
#259
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Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,264 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 08:15 PM UTC
What a great gallery this campaign produced!

I didnt have a horse it the race, but I followed the thread with interest.