Author Topic: M3 Stonewall FSV  (Read 11203 times)

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #45 on: October 07, 2016, 10:20:45 AM »
Or make interestingly different compromises. ;)

 :) :)
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Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #46 on: October 07, 2016, 02:06:44 PM »
Absolutely.  :)
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Offline Volkodav

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #47 on: October 07, 2016, 02:24:01 PM »
Or find themselves in a bind and have to make "perfectly good enough" substitute for "perfect"

Offline finsrin

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #48 on: October 07, 2016, 02:43:25 PM »
Gas cans in back are your touch not part of kit - right ?

Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #49 on: October 07, 2016, 09:28:27 PM »
Gas cans in back are your touch not part of kit - right ?

Indeed - not sure yet whether they will end up as fuel or water.
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Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #50 on: October 09, 2016, 02:15:12 AM »
M3 Stonewall FSV Update

Here are the latest pics of the Stonewall FSV in its undercoat.  It never ceases to amaze me how a simple spray of paint helps pull everything together.  There's still a little bit of filling to do and a few rivets to add, as highlighted by the undercoat, but getting there...





« Last Edit: October 09, 2016, 02:19:02 AM by Claymore »
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Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #51 on: October 09, 2016, 02:23:35 AM »
Will it be desert camouflage?

Probably not as I want to go with a US 1st Armoured Division circa 1942 look.
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Offline LemonJello

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #52 on: October 09, 2016, 02:26:54 AM »
Just a tour-de-force of skills on display here.

Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #53 on: October 09, 2016, 02:33:04 AM »
Blimey, most kind...  :-[ :)
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #54 on: October 09, 2016, 07:54:16 PM »
Coming along beautifully, mate! 8)

Love it how a coat of primer ties everything together. My favourite stage. :)
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline kerick

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #55 on: October 09, 2016, 10:09:39 PM »
This is top notch work! Wish I had thought of it!

Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #56 on: October 10, 2016, 03:51:00 AM »
Thanks guys.

Just realised it's all a bit like a WW2 version of this beastie.

http://i.imgur.com/j8slUoP.jpg
« Last Edit: October 10, 2016, 03:56:31 AM by Claymore »
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Offline buzzbomb

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #57 on: October 10, 2016, 05:52:02 AM »
Thanks guys.

Just realised it's all a bit like a WW2 version of this beastie.

http://i.imgur.com/j8slUoP.jpg


Well now you know where THEY got the idea from, the little know WW2 M3 version... Plagiarists !!!!

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #58 on: October 10, 2016, 08:29:05 AM »
Thanks guys.

Just realised it's all a bit like a WW2 version of this beastie.

http://i.imgur.com/j8slUoP.jpg


Well now you know where THEY got the idea from, the little know WW2 M3 version... Plagiarists !!!!


Cheeky buggers just left out the awesome traverse on the guns to get around breaching Patent legislation! Go get your claymore, Claymore! Bring me my broadsword & my cross of gold, as a talisman! Then we'll go & teach those beasts a lesson they wont soon forget!

;)





(Oops! Typo!)
« Last Edit: October 10, 2016, 05:11:51 PM by Old Wombat »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Claymore

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Re: M3 Stonewall FSV
« Reply #59 on: October 10, 2016, 03:09:30 PM »
Ha, ha, and I thought I was mad!  ;D
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