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Dragon AMoM - 1st Place

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About the Author

About Ron Goins (biffa)

My name is Ron and i began modeling in january of 2005 while off work with knee surgery i have always been interested in the military and 1/35 scale vehicles and armour are my main subjects, i will build just about any brand of kit there is as long as it interests me and i build for my own collectio...


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
MAY 31, 2006 - 11:39 PM
Well done Ron A lovely T-28 Andy
MAY 31, 2006 - 11:58 PM
Top Job Ron! Congrats!
MAY 31, 2006 - 11:58 PM
Congr. Ron, great kit... I loved the painting job! Tom
JUN 01, 2006 - 02:45 PM
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 .
JUN 01, 2006 - 11:51 PM
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
JUN 02, 2006 - 12:16 AM
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!
JUN 02, 2006 - 12:28 AM
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. :-)
JUN 02, 2006 - 01:28 AM
Excellent work Ron!!!. Now you have convinced me to buy this kit I like your style my friend. I hope to see more of your work. Regards, Rodolfo
JUL 06, 2006 - 11:35 AM
This was the one that got my vote - brilliant model Ron! Brian
JUL 06, 2006 - 11:39 AM