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Watch Out! The pilot could still be around here! (MaltoCortese)
A day in the country (Westfalia Chris)

Author Topic: ROUND 9 Watch Out! The pilot could still be around here! vs A day in the country  (Read 5648 times)

Offline Captain Blood

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Offline Vanvlak

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Both very nice.
What is the beastie in the background, Malto?
And that UNIT vehicle - that's the old Matchbox missile launcher, right? Nostalgia!

Offline Westfalia Chris

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And that UNIT vehicle - that's the old Matchbox missile launcher, right? Nostalgia!

Yes, that's the one. I found it at a local car boot sale for a pittance - missiles missing, of course, and the axles all bent out of shape, but I love it's "Anderson" style. More on that later, though.

Offline Vanvlak

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Yes, that's the one. I found it at a local car boot sale for a pittance - missiles missing, of course, and the axles all bent out of shape, but I love it's "Anderson" style. More on that later, though.
Brilliant! My old example has bent axles too  :(

Offline Drachenklinge

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And that UNIT vehicle - that's the old Matchbox missile launcher, right? Nostalgia!
When I was young, there was this highly professional trick to raise the Matchbox cars slightly on one end and let it hop, to see if the axles were still good.
Nostalgia indeed.  :D

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Offline malto cortese

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Both very nice.
What is the beastie in the background, Malto?
And that UNIT vehicle - that's the old Matchbox missile launcher, right? Nostalgia!

Thanks a lot Vanvlak! I am reluctant to mention the origin of the beastie as it comes from the unmentionable Evil Empire - but since my next entry is going to be based on all sorts of modified GW figures, I might as well tell the truth. It's one of those landscape features GW produced for 40K a few years ago (together with craters, a bubbling volcano, etc.).. I forgot the original name. They paint up well and can be used in a number of different scenarios
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. Groucho Marx

Offline Steve F

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You could swap the titles of these two entries, and they would still make sense.

Nice work, both.

Offline Vanvlak

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Thanks a lot Vanvlak! I am reluctant to mention the origin of the beastie as it comes from the unmentionable Evil Empire - but since my next entry is going to be based on all sorts of modified GW figures, I might as well tell the truth. It's one of those landscape features GW produced for 40K a few years ago (together with craters, a bubbling volcano, etc.).. I forgot the original name. They paint up well and can be used in a number of different scenarios
Really? I didn't guess that one. It certainly looks the part.  8) 8) 8)

Offline malto cortese

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You could swap the titles of these two entries, and they would still make sense.

Nice work, both.

That's quite a compliment for both of us! Thanks a lot lol lol

Offline malto cortese

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Really? I didn't guess that one. It certainly looks the part.  8) 8) 8)

Thanks! I thought so too ;-)

 

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