Picture Thread 2018

Discussion in 'The Green Room' started by Lanzman, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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  2. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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  3. Marso

    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    Happy Winter Solstice, 'Forgers!

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  4. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM 1540 and counting

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    Daddy and toddler coloring together.
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    On the St. Croix, dividing Wisconsin and Minnesota
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  5. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    I might get one more model built this week, or if I'm lazy, this will be my last for the year.
    Tamiya went nuts and gave us a 1/48 Messerschmitt with a full engine. This is out of the box, plus aftermarket seatbelts.

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    The full designation would be Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6/R6/Trop, serving with 7./JG27 on Crete, Dec 1943.
    Let's break that down for fun: 'Bf'-109 because Willy Messerschmitt's design was originally a product of the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke, or Bavarian Aircraft Factory. Willy later bought the place, so 'Me'-109 is also acceptable for later models.
    Bf-109'G' because it was the 7th version of the plane. G-'6' because it was the 6th subtype of the G (called "Gustav") model.
    'R6' refers to field modification #6, which is the 20mm underwing cannon gondolas.
    'Trop' is of course short for 'tropical', which refers to the sand filter added to the supercharger air intake (sticking up from the side of the open cowl), for use in desert or Mediterranean climates.

    The unit designation breaks down to the 7th staffel (squadron) of Jagdgeshwader (fighter wing) 27.

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  6. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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  7. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    hey Anc - did you lose power a few days ago? My daughter (in Marysville) said it was a bitch of a storm! :whew:
  8. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Unfortunately no. I would have had a golden opportunity to show my generator off to my wife (See; It’s not for nothing!). Instead all that I got was some bent rods on the Harbor Freight carport that is my backyard covered play area. :/
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    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    winter is just getting started - you still might get a freezing rain storm that causes a power outage....thoughts & prayers! :lol:
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  10. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    Year in review time again. I decided to put a dent in my figure kit stockpile this year. 14 total built, 8 of which were figgers. Only 2 planes this year, which is SO unlike me.

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    Herman Munster has a companion kit, Grandpa Munster. I'll do him this year some time.
    Sinbad has an aftermarket companion, a resin Caroline Munro figure (and what a figure!). I'll get to her too.
    For the Ripley and Alien kits, I also have an aftermarket resin Colonial Marine. It's pretty crappy, but I figured I'd do the three of them up on a common base in a little diorama. Also TBD.

    Individual details hither:
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  11. BizarroEnt

    BizarroEnt Liberal Queen of TNZ

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    I got a new mug for Christmas.
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  12. Marso

    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    Love that T2 HK, middle row to the right. All of it is awesome and win!

    On the HK, can you pivot the engines or are they fixed in one spot?
  13. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Brand new Starfleet hat and UFP tee-shirt. Christmas presents.

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  14. BizarroEnt

    BizarroEnt Liberal Queen of TNZ

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    I need more Trek shirts, I just have a DISCO shirt that’s a replica on the one on the show.
  15. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    Oh they pivot! :)
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