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Modelling => Completed GBs => Group and Themed Builds => It's the End of the World as We Know It! GB => Topic started by: Brian da Basher on August 29, 2012, 07:08:26 AM

Title: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Brian da Basher on August 29, 2012, 07:08:26 AM
Post your thoughts, ideas and inspiration for the End of the World As We Know It GB here!

This version of the End Times is brought to you by:

The Zod & Brian da Basher & your "friends" at BTS!

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Post by: Weaver on August 29, 2012, 08:56:41 AM
Well if it's the end of the world, you're going to need serious wheels:

(http://www.snowcrest.net/fox/landmaster/pics/11.jpg)

(http://www.snowcrest.net/fox/landmaster/pics/land2.JPG)

The Damnation Alley Landmaster page: http://www.snowcrest.net/fox/landmaster/ (http://www.snowcrest.net/fox/landmaster/)
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Post by: Weaver on August 30, 2012, 07:46:39 PM
On the other hand, if you prefer the minimalist approach, there's always a Survival Rat bike, as seen in any number of Mad Max films an their clones.

More than any sane person could want to know about rat bikes: http://www.ratbike.org/ (http://www.ratbike.org/)

(http://www.ratbike.org/photos/show08/best_surv1.jpg)

(http://www.ratbike.org/photos/storm06/56_survival.jpg)

(http://www.ratbike.org/photos/y139.jpg)
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Post by: Brian da Basher on August 31, 2012, 05:27:23 AM
Thanks for those Damnation Alley pics, Weaver!

I remember when that "made-for-TV" movie was first broadcast and not long ago, I found it on YouTube.

Those giant car-eating cockroaches used to keep me awake at night.

Talk about a trip down memory lane!

Brian da Basher
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Post by: arkon on August 31, 2012, 06:34:16 AM
over on zealot.com there is a guy working on the vehicle for damnation alley.
 ill see if i can find the thread.
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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 01, 2012, 03:49:23 AM
Possible inspiration for a South Pacific start to the end of the world...Story (http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/world/fiji-inks-ties-with-north-korea-and-iran/story-e6frfkui-1226462722095)
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Post by: jcf on September 01, 2012, 04:16:01 AM
Brian,
as hard as it may be to believe, Damnation Alley was a big, budget theatrical release and it was supposed to be 20th Century Fox's summer blockbuster for 1977. Their second-string release for the year was one in which they had little confidence. You may know that one as it made stars of Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford.
 ;D

... and that my friends is the definition of irony.
 :icon_fsm:

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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 01, 2012, 04:26:29 AM
Well, you pick a couple of no-names and then see what you can get I suppose... ;D
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Post by: Brian da Basher on September 01, 2012, 07:06:43 AM
Brian,
as hard as it may be to believe, Damnation Alley was a big, budget theatrical release and it was supposed to be 20th Century Fox's summer blockbuster for 1977. Their second-string release for the year was one in which they had little confidence. You may know that one as it made stars of Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford.
 ;D

... and that my friends is the definition of irony.
 :icon_fsm:

Wow I never knew that! I remember Damnation Alley being hyped hard before it aired on NBC I think it was.

Screwy as it is,  I remember when that dog of a flick "Inchon" came out...

Thank you, Mr JCF!

Gentlemen, we're fast approaching the starting line. In fact, some of you are already there!

Brian da Basher
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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 01, 2012, 08:38:53 AM

Gentlemen, we're fast approaching the starting line. In fact, some of you are already there!


Well past...and off and running.  I just hope work will let me have the time to finish what I plan...
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Post by: arkon on September 01, 2012, 12:28:35 PM
here it is http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=172458&page=4&highlight=damnation+alley (http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=172458&page=4&highlight=damnation+alley)
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Post by: Geoff on September 03, 2012, 02:06:49 AM
I had an idea for a post appocoliptic Silk Road. A cross between Damnation Alley (the book) and Twilight 2000.

Anybody else seen or read Metro 2033?
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Post by: Jeremak on September 03, 2012, 07:37:57 PM
Interesting documentary:
http://youtu.be/P_4fb_RZpbk (http://youtu.be/P_4fb_RZpbk)
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Post by: TerryCampion on September 03, 2012, 11:47:38 PM
WE're all doomed, I say, doomed.....doomed....DOOMED!!! :icon_fsm: :icon_fsm:

Air, Sea...Land...DOOMED.

The Meerkats will rule ??? :o :o
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 04, 2012, 10:09:23 AM
Bit of a "Fallout", "Half-Life", "Metro 2033" & (although not really post-apoc) "S.T.A.L.K.E.R." series fan, here.

Got some post-apoc builds from the last couple of years that I'll try to post here & I may even try to get a build done (but don't hold your breath).
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 04, 2012, 05:40:23 PM
Pictures of my Post-Apocalyptic builds (Part 1):

"Rage" virus survivors (aka "28 Months Later");
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRInteriorHighLeft.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRFrontwithCrew.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRRearLeftHigh.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRRearRightHighish.jpg)
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Old Wombat on September 04, 2012, 05:49:34 PM
Pictures of my Post-Apocalyptic builds (Part 2):

"Rage" virus survivors (aka "28 Months Later");
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRLeftFront.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRRightFront.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRDioFrontv2.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PAPPRVSS/RVSSLRDioLeftv2.jpg)
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 04, 2012, 06:06:18 PM
I'll leave it until I find a better way to post pic's here before I try again. This was too difficult & time consuming for me.
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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 05, 2012, 02:02:48 AM
I'll leave it until I find a better way to post pic's here before I try again. This was too difficult & time consuming for me.

Which way did you try?  What could be done easier?
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 05, 2012, 08:14:10 AM
Greg,

I wouldn't worry too much, it was just direct-linked images from Photobucket. I think the problem may have been my computer & your site not communicating at optimum speed last night - or, maybe, the images are too large.

I'll give it a bash after work tonight & see how I go.

Cheers

Guy
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Post by: Thiel on September 05, 2012, 05:51:45 PM
I'm feeling a Saab 36 with double-delta wings and Danish markings comming on.
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Post by: Weaver on September 09, 2012, 04:55:37 AM
Bit of theme music for the end of the world:

Eloy Time To Turn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjcz3kYlU2U#)

 ;)
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Post by: TerryCampion on September 10, 2012, 12:40:58 AM
Paris after the Apocalypse.....Meerkat returns to his Mad Maxed Airfix 1/32nd Aston Martin, while the statue of Napoleon lurches on....

And detail of the Meerkat :icon_ninja: :icon_ninja: :icon_ninja:
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 10, 2012, 01:00:41 AM
OK, let's try this again! ;)

(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1Front.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1RearDeConChamber.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1FrontLeft.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1FrontRight.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1RearLeft.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1RearRight.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1Top.jpg)

Guy
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 10, 2012, 01:03:47 AM
And again!

(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1Scout.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-1EV-2.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-2CrewScoutRFr.jpg)
(http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq311/GPlachy/PA%20Explorers/EV-2CrewTop.jpg)

Guy
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Post by: buzzbomb on September 10, 2012, 10:29:18 AM
I like this sort of stuff.

Like Wombat here is some stuff from SSM  Post Apocalyse build, since it will not qualify here.

(http://www.modelblokez.org.au/bthpix/SSM/apocveh15.jpg)
(http://www.modelblokez.org.au/bthpix/SSM/apocveh19.jpg)

(http://www.modelblokez.org.au/bthpix/SSM/apocveh17.jpg)

so.. to the work bench.. I have to  be part of this

Oh.. and thanks for the Eloy clip..there is an album I have not heard for some time.. I have it on vinyl somewhere

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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 11, 2012, 02:08:16 AM
Nuke It From Orbit!
(http://nukeitfromorbit.com/xnuke.jpg.pagespeed.ic.XD9-0bi6PQ.jpg)
(it's the only way to be sure)
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Post by: Jeffry Fontaine on September 11, 2012, 06:36:33 AM
Always though the Space Shuttle would look good with a tray of individually dispensed warheads in the payload bay. 
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Post by: Rickshaw on September 11, 2012, 05:42:01 PM
Inspiration enough?

(http://delarue.net/ava.jpg)

Any guesses?  ;D
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 11, 2012, 10:05:15 PM
"On the Beach"
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Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 11, 2012, 10:25:59 PM
^ Yup!
From the film:

"The trouble with you is you want a simple answer. There isn't any. The war started when people accepted the idiotic principle that peace could be maintained - - by arranging to defend themselves with weapons they couldn't possibly use - - without committing suicide. Everybody had an atomic bomb, and counter-bombs, and counter-counter bombs. The devices outgrew us; we couldn't control them. I know, I helped build them. Somewhere, some poor bloke probably looked at a radar screen and thought he saw something. He knew that if he hesitated for a second that his own country would be wiped off the map. So he pushed a button and the world went crazy."

That scary thing is that the last three sentences about the radar operator nearly happened that way in 1983, when a Soviet satellite misinterpreted clouds over Montana as a US attack. The Soviet radar operator thought this was fishy and did NOT push the button he was supposed to have pushed.
Whew!   :o
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Post by: raafif on September 12, 2012, 05:58:15 AM
The Soviet radar operator thought this was fishy and did NOT push the button he was supposed to have pushed.
Whew!   :o


Thank goodness there are many servicemen who aren't as stupid as politicians & military academics !  Russian generals in East Germany also made it clear to the Allied troops that they would ignore the politician's demanding/urging & think before pushing the Button.

the new equipment .....

(http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s34/hobgrot/k6.jpg)

(http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s34/hobgrot/k8.jpg)

I've had this project has been on the go for 25yrs now .... so i don't expect it will be finished by this GBs deadline :icon_sueno:
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Post by: Brian da Basher on September 12, 2012, 07:19:31 AM
"On the Beach"

One of my favorites! The re-make wasn't bad either.

You guys are really posting some great stuff!

Raafif, here's to wishing you'd be able to get that wonderful monster done in time!

Brian da Basher
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Post by: Rickshaw on September 12, 2012, 09:24:24 PM
"On the Beach"

Yep.  Filmed on the most appropriate location for an end of the world movie or so Ava Gardner is said to have proclaimed when she arrived in Melbourne.  ;D
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 17, 2012, 07:10:54 AM
Some great looking models here. :D I hope to have my build posted in a few days.
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 18, 2012, 06:17:22 AM
1949
The NATO alliance is formed. Stalin is furious.
1950
The USSR invades western Europe.

However,the eastern European nations,and the Ukranians say up yours to Uncle Joe. They start killing the political officers assigned to their units,and turn on their Soviet masters,.

General of the Army,George Patton hears of this,and he vows to finish what he could not do at the end of W.w.2.

This is a 1/48 Tamiya JS-2. I used a 1/35 76mm barrel to simulate a 1/48 100mm barrel. I will add Polish markings to it. I left the fuel tanks off,and added spare tracks on one side,spare road wheels on the other. The box on the turret is not glued on. I am not sure if I will leave it on.

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h231/Zodster_2006/What%20if/uprise1.jpg)

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h231/Zodster_2006/What%20if/uprise2.jpg)
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Post by: Old Wombat on September 18, 2012, 07:56:53 AM
The bonus is.....

My father left Czechoslovakia in 1948, so I'm free to exist in Zod's timeline! Yay! ;D
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Post by: Jeffry Fontaine on September 18, 2012, 08:06:20 AM
This is a 1/48 Tamiya JS-2. I used a 1/35 76mm barrel to simulate a 1/48 100mm barrel. I will add Polish markings to it. I left the fuel tanks off,and added spare tracks on one side,spare road wheels on the other. The box on the turret is not glued on. I am not sure if I will leave it on.


Looks like scale-o-rama FTW this time with the 35th scale barrel as your 100mm barrel in 48th scale.  Wish it were that simple all the time.
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 18, 2012, 08:08:17 AM
This is a 1/48 Tamiya JS-2. I used a 1/35 76mm barrel to simulate a 1/48 100mm barrel. I will add Polish markings to it. I left the fuel tanks off,and added spare tracks on one side,spare road wheels on the other. The box on the turret is not glued on. I am not sure if I will leave it on.


Looks like scale-o-rama FTW this time with the 35th scale barrel as your 100mm barrel in 48th scale.  Wish it were that simple all the time.

Oh yeah. plus I took your advice on keeping it simple for this build. ;)
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Post by: raafif on September 18, 2012, 12:26:50 PM
nice JS, Zod :)  That box looks ok to me, leave it !  The spare wheels are something I've never seen on a Russian tank either but look good too.  What cam or markings are you gonna have (big red/yellow guards shield ;) ) ??

You lucked out on the barrel this time 8)  I "have" to use biros & crappy plastic paint-brushes for my up-size barrels :D
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Post by: Brian da Basher on September 19, 2012, 03:10:50 AM
That's a mighty fine tank, Zod! I like crate on the turret. Gives it character.

Excellent work!

Brian da Basher
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 19, 2012, 06:36:39 AM
nice JS, Zod :)  That box looks ok to me, leave it !  The spare wheels are something I've never seen on a Russian tank either but look good too.  What cam or markings are you gonna have (big red/yellow guards shield ;) ) ??

You lucked out on the barrel this time 8)  I "have" to use biros & crappy plastic paint-brushes for my up-size barrels :D

Thanks Raafif. Markings will be the three turret numbers,and the Polish diamond markings with the 4 in the middle on the turret.
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 19, 2012, 06:37:18 AM
That's a mighty fine tank, Zod! I like crate on the turret. Gives it character.

Excellent work!

Brian da Basher

Thanks Brian.
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 20, 2012, 05:04:02 AM
Tracks painted. Boxes on and painted. Decals on.

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h231/Zodster_2006/uprise3_zps61983e69.jpg)
(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h231/Zodster_2006/uprise4_zps6fe14e1c.jpg)
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Post by: Jeffry Fontaine on September 20, 2012, 05:45:52 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force. 
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 20, 2012, 06:08:54 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force.

The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(
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Post by: Jeffry Fontaine on September 20, 2012, 06:24:22 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force.

The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(


If they are fighting against the Russians then maybe it would be okay to use a Browning or an MG-42. 
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 20, 2012, 06:45:12 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force.

The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(


If they are fighting against the Russians then maybe it would be okay to use a Browning or an MG-42.

I like that MG-42 idea I can see the Communist forces keeping captured ones after W.W.2.
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Post by: Jeffry Fontaine on September 20, 2012, 07:32:32 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force.
The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(
If they are fighting against the Russians then maybe it would be okay to use a Browning or an MG-42.
I like that MG-42 idea I can see the Communist forces keeping captured ones after W.W.2.


:)

Sometimes networking does work. 

It would make sense too since the Poles would be fighting the Russians so an MG42 on the turret would make a lot of sense.  No different from Israel using the MG34 and Kar98 during their early wars.  Probably a lot of other examples of this but those are the two that come to mind as I write this. 
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 20, 2012, 08:05:09 AM
Looking good!  Why no AAMG for the turret?  Would have imagined that would be necessary considering the threat of air attack by the opposing force.
The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(
If they are fighting against the Russians then maybe it would be okay to use a Browning or an MG-42.
I like that MG-42 idea I can see the Communist forces keeping captured ones after W.W.2.


:)

Sometimes networking does work. 

It would make sense too since the Poles would be fighting the Russians so an MG42 on the turret would make a lot of sense.  No different from Israel using the MG34 and Kar98 during their early wars.  Probably a lot of other examples of this but those are the two that come to mind as I write this.

I do wish I had an MG 42 with me in the truck. The Tamiya Panzer IV has a TC mount for it. Sadly,I do not know of any drum mounts in 1/48 for the MG 42 or MG 34.
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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 21, 2012, 02:06:33 AM

This is a 1/48 Tamiya JS-2. I used a 1/35 76mm barrel to simulate a 1/48 100mm barrel.

I'm convinced!!! :)
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Post by: GTX_Admin on September 21, 2012, 02:44:06 AM
The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(

Maybe as a substitute you could use a 1/48 12.7 mm Berezin UBT machine gun from the rear of a Il-2?
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 21, 2012, 06:19:32 AM
The kit came with no AAMG. I do not know of any Dushka MG in 1/48. :(

Maybe as a substitute you could use a 1/48 12.7 mm Berezin UBT machine gun from the rear of a Il-2?

Thanks for the tip Greg. It would be more sensible to have a heavy MG d for AA defense. Hopefully there is an AM version. Off to Ebay for a search. ;)
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 21, 2012, 06:55:40 AM
Look what I just found. A 1/48 Soviet MG set. :icon_beer:

I think the MG on the wheels is a Dushka.

http://www.phpshopxml.com/quakit.shop/CID/bc72c206225b078246149b7763b8116a/function/itemPageDisplay/shopItemCode/GAS50546K (http://www.phpshopxml.com/quakit.shop/CID/bc72c206225b078246149b7763b8116a/function/itemPageDisplay/shopItemCode/GAS50546K)
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Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 21, 2012, 09:27:29 AM
^ No, that's a 7.62mm PM M1910, often seen called "Maxim". Don't see why you couldn't use that, though.

I think Propaganda Company do a "Dushka".
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 23, 2012, 02:41:46 PM
^ No, that's a 7.62mm PM M1910, often seen called "Maxim". Don't see why you couldn't use that, though.

I think Propaganda Company do a "Dushka".

I just heard back from the Propaganda Company. Marc,the owner says he is not real satisfied with the master for the DSHK. he is saying maybe October sometime for it to be out.
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Post by: ChernayaAkula on September 23, 2012, 02:55:25 PM
Cool!  :) I need a 1/48 Dushka for a Snowspeeder build!  :icon_ninja:  Harpoon and two cable gun. Pffft. 12.7mm all the way!   :P
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Post by: Jeremak on September 24, 2012, 08:09:51 PM
I would also add some ID panels for US pilots, attacking everything that don't look like produced in Detroit.
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Post by: Feldmarschall Zod on September 26, 2012, 06:26:04 AM
I would also add some ID panels for US pilots, attacking everything that don't look like produced in Detroit.

Good idea. :icon_music:
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Post by: Geoff on September 29, 2012, 04:11:00 AM
I would also add some ID panels for US pilots, attacking everything that don't look like produced in Detroit.

 :o ;)
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Post by: GTX_Admin on October 01, 2012, 04:08:20 AM
(http://pix.avaxnews.com/avaxnews/59/98/00009859.jpeg)
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Post by: raafif on October 01, 2012, 07:06:14 AM
"Oh, Man !!  surfing the (tidal)wave from that will make my day !" 8)
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Post by: jcf on October 02, 2012, 12:35:27 AM
I would also add some ID panels for US Allied pilots, attacking everything that don't look like produced in Detroit or Manchester.

^ Just as likely in the projected scenario.  :-\
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Post by: Brian da Basher on October 02, 2012, 04:16:19 AM
Watch those rip tides!

Nice pic, Mr GTX!

Brian da Basher
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Post by: Weaver on October 05, 2012, 01:05:14 AM
Here's a post-apocalyptic wargamer's site with lots of neat scenery and terrain ideas that would be useful to anyone contemplating a diorama:

http://www.freewebs.com/mattblackgod/home.htm (http://www.freewebs.com/mattblackgod/home.htm)
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Tophe on October 05, 2012, 11:29:57 AM
I have read a French book "L'humanité disparaitra, bon débarras!" (Humanity will disappear, this is good!) and I have criticized it, going even further, into "Humanity will disappear, I don't care much...". Alas this is long (23 screens of text) and all in French, sorry.
For French speaking ones, the link is http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/disparaitra.htm (http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/disparaitra.htm)
The principle is (no need of wars) that the World disappears everytime I go to bed, closing my eyes, and maybe I am here after death, having killed myself twice (yes, I take psychiatric pills)...
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Frank3k on October 07, 2012, 04:16:00 AM
What do you get when you mix an alien invasion, swing music and a giant robot?


This:

Caravan Palace - Rock It For Me [NEW ALBUM AVAILABLE] (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBGSJ3sbivI#ws)
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Cliffy B on October 07, 2012, 05:00:43 AM
I'm sorry but electric drums DO NOT belong in Swing, EVER!  Other than that, its pretty friggin' cool!
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: taiidantomcat on October 08, 2012, 10:14:09 AM
(http://img224.imageshack.us/img224/3334/1035rw5.jpg)
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: taiidantomcat on October 09, 2012, 06:02:17 AM
(http://imageshack.us/a/img844/576/thislandismine.jpg)
Title: Re: Inspired to "End It All"? Post here!
Post by: Brian da Basher on October 09, 2012, 06:38:29 AM
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I had nightmares like this after reading Tom Clancy's "Red Storm Rising"...

Brian da Basher