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Dragon AMoM Winner - Biffa
Teacher
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 03:34 AM UTC
Ron Goins (Biffa) here presents his winning entry for the May Dragon Armour Model of the Month contest!

Congratulations Ron!

Vinnie

Biffa's Winning T-28



If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
AlanL
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 03:42 AM UTC
Congratulations Ron, great kit.

Cheers

Al
slynch1701
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Illinois, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:21 AM UTC
Congratulations and nice job.

Sean
thedutchie
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:45 AM UTC
Biffa:
Great job on a great and wonderful subject.

Cheers
biffa
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:59 AM UTC
wow i gotta tell you i am speechless looking at all the other great entries theres noway i would have voted for me, i think the T-28 just being an awesome looking machine played a big hand in this,
it just makes my day being able to take part and display my models along side all those other works of art,
thanks to all who participate be it running the show, entering the show, or voting you have made my month.
SKiernan
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Dordogne, France
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 06:18 AM UTC
Ron

Great job!!

What is the base color?

Steve
Pedro
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Wojewodztwo Pomorskie, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 09:38 AM UTC
Congrats Ron!
Well deserved first place !

Cheers
Pedro
dsotm
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 01:46 PM UTC
Great build Ron - I especially like the realism of the tracks

Brian
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Warszawa, Poland
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 02:10 PM UTC
Congrats Ron.
Interesting subject and great build
JPTRR
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 02:14 PM UTC
Exceptional model! Congrats.
thebear
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:16 PM UTC
Congrats Ron...now who was second and third and what did they win??

Rick
jimbrae
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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / España
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:17 PM UTC
Very well done! Particularly good to see a different vehicle winning..Jim
Hwa-Rang
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:20 PM UTC
Congrats Ron. A well deserved 1'st prize.
Grumpyoldman
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 04:25 PM UTC
A very nice job, Congratulations.
rfeehan
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 10:12 PM UTC
Nice job congrats. I always liked the big Soviet monsters.

Hawkeye
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 11:39 PM UTC
Congrats Ron, that is a very good looking model......and assomeone already said, it is good to see an unusual subject winning

Regards from the swamp

Hawkeye
Torchy
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 11:58 PM UTC
Well done Ron
A lovely T-28
Andy
Sticky
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 - 11:58 PM UTC
Top Job Ron! Congrats!
tommaso66
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Trieste, Italy
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2006 - 02:45 PM UTC
Congr. Ron,
great kit...
I loved the painting job!
Tom
biffa
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2006 - 11:51 PM UTC
thank you all very much for the congrads and great comments.

steve - the base colour was mm acrylic dark green but after a few filters and fading and washes it doesnt show much of the original .
Teacher
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Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006 - 12:16 AM UTC
I've just informed the winners by PM, so I thought I'd post it here as well, as others might be interested.
For the May contest the prizes were as follows:

1st: #6262 Marder II
2nd: #6247 Sd.Kfz.251/16 Ausf.D
3rd: #6278 Gen2 figure kit “Last Battle”


Actually the 1st prize Marder II will not be premiered until Dragon Expo in LA on 22nd June, so it's a major prize getting it this early! Well done Ron!

Vinnie
Plasticbattle
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Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006 - 12:28 AM UTC
Nice one Ron, and congrats on the Marder as well. That should keep you smiling for a while!
How was the build on this? I heard it was a real pain to build! Does look cool though with all the turrets!
biffa
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Posted: Friday, June 02, 2006 - 01:28 AM UTC
yes,, that is too cool, funny thing is i've just got throught putting the finishing touches on my tamiya marder III m and was eyeballing the old tamiya marder II in the stash while i was on the sp gun kick but now i will be waiting a little while longer, i may build the hummel insteadin the meantime, thank you vinnie for that great news.

frank - as far as building this kit i didnt have many problems with it, pre-cleaning the kit was the biggest hassle heh. also i got mine off ebay for around $15 shipping included so for the price it is a absolute bargain featuring some interior detailing, the tracks went together ok and to me looked great when done so no problems there, it could really benifit from some am but i havent ventured into the pe area yet im still mostly oob although i have a pile of dragon kits waiting for me to get up the courage and confidence.

:-)