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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 13:23 #1

Pretty simple, please post a couple photos of your best completed build to date and why you like it. Any genre, any year, any century, let's see what you have. :ohyeah :drinks
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 15:00 #2

Mine has to be the WNW Albatross.

It was so far out of my comfort zone (plane, WWI, woodgrain, mammoth decals, rigging) and such a pleasure to build.


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Here's the thread on it since there are a lot of photos: www.modelersalliance.org/forum/to-end-al...ss-d-va-oaw?start=72
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 15:19 #3

hopefully, my next!

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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 17:06 #4

I have 2 Builds I'm very proud of.

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Monogram's USS Halsey, built as DLG-22 USS England.
Not an easy kit to build. She was awarded a few times.
I built her for a retired USS England Snipe, as an Honor model.

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Transfer of Command ceremony. Captain RJ Lundgren assumes command of USS England.
I stand relieved, Sir.
:salute :oldguy :captain
I'm trying to find pict's of the VA-65 Tiger's A-6 Egg-truder I built for Steve Davis. He's been with The Tigers on 3
different US Navy Aircraft Carriers.
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 17:30 #5

I wish I could say my Brass Halftrack but the paint job just sucks beyond words.

Also wish I could say my Eindecker is but I see too many flaws in it, next one...great... :bat


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The Belle, just because i like Jugs.. :bgrin
Fair amount of research went into this as well, staring at just a couple of color photos and again, the guidance from you all.

What's my best one? Like Saul said, hope my next one. :good :tomato
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 17:46 #6

Think of this thread like the old door frame or post that your folks used to make marks on to see how much you've grown. We can look back and realize the progress we've made. I know it's not easy to pick one, but there's really no wrong answer is there?
Please limit to one build per thread, if you finish one that is better, post it up in a new response. :rockon
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 18:25 #7

This is not my best build technically. I has its flaws here and there. It's just the one I most like to look at. Monogram 1/72 RB-36H.

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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 20:09 #8

This pic shows two models, but I cannot find any pics of my Dora alone. I may have to upload her again.

Dora is still my best model to date. My Magnum Opus:



So far I have not bested this one.


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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 21:16 #9

jeaton01 wrote:
This is not my best build technically. I has its flaws here and there. It's just the one I most like to look at. Monogram 1/72 RB-36H.


Wow, you actually completed that! I think I started one when I was in the USAF but quickly ran out of room in the barracks. :rotf
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Your Best Build 21 Jan 2018 22:59 #10

I believe this to be my best model to date. I continue to work on my painting technique. Whether I am improving I will leave to the judgment of others.





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Your Best Build 23 Jan 2018 05:15 #11

It may surprise a few of you but i feel this panther/Ersatz m10 has been my best build personally. The dioramas are more exciting and have way more detail but the research, paint and added weld seams where the tool racks were taken off really required an all round effort from every aspect - even the steel cable on the back. Also the fake turret sheet metal had to be modified to stay in place.
Sorry about the 2 photos but i thought i should show a shot before the paint. :unsure:


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Your Best Build 23 Jan 2018 08:51 #12

That's some fine work, everyone! Two photos are fine. Let's see some more, please?! :rockon
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