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Tabletop Gaming, Models, and Minis => Modelling and Miniatures => Topic started by: Tuna on October 18, 2017, 06:05:12 PM

Title: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 18, 2017, 06:05:12 PM
Got a few kits for someone who hasn't touched a model since 2004, most are not opened. Some aftermarket crap to go with them too. Every summer, my wife who is a teacher will say "How about we sell this stuff on ebay?" I always think in the back of my mind I will take it up again some day.

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4447/37073868864_698f154050_k.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/Yu6gzA)20171018_195048 (https://flic.kr/p/Yu6gzA)

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4491/37783414211_759134e86e_k.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/ZyMSG4)20171018_195053 (https://flic.kr/p/ZyMSG4)
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: DoctorQuest on October 18, 2017, 06:09:24 PM
Don't let JD anywhere near there.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Staggerwing on October 18, 2017, 06:13:56 PM
 :o :o :o


Damn! I'll buy that F3F kit from you right now! How much?! How much for dee leetle cheeldren??



(http://media.theiapolis.com/aR/cDCDCDC/d4/e4/hM8/i1U63/r1/s1/t4/wG4/z23/john-belushi-jake-blues-and-dan-aykroyd-elwood.jpg?cdn=1389590935)
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 18, 2017, 06:18:19 PM
Are you running a model shop out of your basement?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 18, 2017, 06:20:43 PM
:o :o :o


Damn! I'll buy that F3F kit from you right now! How much?! How much for dee leetle cheeldren??



(http://media.theiapolis.com/aR/cDCDCDC/d4/e4/hM8/i1U63/r1/s1/t4/wG4/z23/john-belushi-jake-blues-and-dan-aykroyd-elwood.jpg?cdn=1389590935)

lol, you like your bi-planes!.. Is it no available anymore? Did Accurate Miniatures go out of business?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: GDS_Starfury on October 18, 2017, 09:27:14 PM
that is how great sci-fi kit bashes are born!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 18, 2017, 11:30:32 PM
oh my god!!!!!!!!!

That makes me so sad to see all that plastic sitting there without their ambitions being met - to be a "thing" again!

So many Dragon kits too. The shit I buy and my wife still whinges at me about the amount - and I've got maybe 20!

I think you should choose a kit and make it before Christmas. Do it. DO IT! DO IT!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 04:43:35 AM
oh my god!!!!!!!!!

That makes me so sad to see all that plastic sitting there without their ambitions being met - to be a "thing" again!

So many Dragon kits too. The shit I buy and my wife still whinges at me about the amount - and I've got maybe 20!

I think you should choose a kit and make it before Christmas. Do it. DO IT! DO IT!

But, but, but .. my paint is all dried up!!!.. lol. I even bought a new airbrush way back then that I never used.  :-\
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Barthheart on October 19, 2017, 04:46:13 AM
Then sell it all to us! For cheap of course.....
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: chemkid on October 19, 2017, 05:23:53 AM
Then sell it all to us! For cheap of course.....

[...] before Christmas. Do it. DO IT! DO IT!

 ;D
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 06:38:18 AM
Then sell it all to us! For cheap of course.....

I don't remember what it was, I think dual action iwata? that name might be totally off. I had their single action and really liked it, figured it would be time to upgrade. Then I fell away from the hobby. PC gaming was too much of an easy fix!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 19, 2017, 06:52:48 AM
Then sell it all to us! For cheap of course.....

I don't remember what it was, I think dual action iwata? that name might be totally off. I had their single action and really liked it, figured it would be time to upgrade. Then I fell away from the hobby. PC gaming was too much of an easy fix!
Man - whilst I love PC gaming, modelling is extremely relaxing...very therapeutic.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 06:57:29 AM
I guess, but painting phase used to be stressful at times. That's why I leaned forwards Armor, didn't have to be perfect, and you could cover your mistakes During weathering phase. I think one thing that might have drawn me to stop was working on crappy kits. Maybe I should've stuck with the Dragon, Tamiya, AFV Club stuff.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Barthheart on October 19, 2017, 06:58:07 AM
Sell us all your models and you will have no stress.  O0
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 07:01:56 AM
Sell us all your models and you will have no stress.  O0

Barth, you're such a good friend <I think> :crazy2:
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Barthheart on October 19, 2017, 07:36:40 AM
 >:D
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 19, 2017, 07:38:59 AM
Sell us all your models and you will have no stress.  O0

Barth, you're such a good friend <I think> :crazy2:

Try getting him to pay for a beer.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: acctingman on October 19, 2017, 08:45:40 AM
I showed my wife your picture there Tuna and she promptly replied..."yea, no chance in hell"  :'(
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Pete Dero on October 19, 2017, 08:49:39 AM

(https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4491/37783414211_759134e86e_k.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/ZyMSG4)20171018_195053 (https://flic.kr/p/ZyMSG4)


How much pieces in that Pampers kit ?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 09:59:22 AM
Should I have posted some pics of my wife's scrapbooking crap? Many modelers have a lot more. Good thing I quit!

88 pieces in the Pampers Kit. Funny thing is, my youngest son is 18, so that kit is real old!!!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: acctingman on October 19, 2017, 10:12:13 AM
must......stop....looking

this is like looking at p0rn
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 19, 2017, 10:14:50 AM
this is like looking at p0rn

ftfy
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: BanzaiCat on October 19, 2017, 10:16:41 AM
Putting together models leaves you in the same state as pr0n - your hands sticky, your head dizzy, and you find stains in places weeks later that are a mystery!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 19, 2017, 10:17:32 AM
You need to clean up after yourself better.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: bayonetbrant on October 19, 2017, 10:18:04 AM
You need to clean up after yourself better.

pr0n, or model assembly?  or assembling pr0n models?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: BanzaiCat on October 19, 2017, 10:18:32 AM
^  :-"

lol
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 19, 2017, 10:19:29 AM
You need to clean up after yourself better.

pr0n, or model assembly?  or assembling pr0n models?

exactly
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 19, 2017, 02:51:31 PM
I would definitely take some from you if - and only if - I knew it would relieve you of some stress :2funny:
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: acctingman on October 19, 2017, 03:49:17 PM
If Tuna is selling, I'll stand in line (behind quite a few it looks like)  :D
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 03:58:45 PM
I was wayyyy off on my airbrush name, just went down and looked, it's a Paache..

No, I'm not selling, like I said, hoping to get back into it some day... Maybe when I retire if I make it that far.. only thing is, might be blind then.. lol. then I'll sell!

Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 19, 2017, 04:02:59 PM
If you sold all those models, you could afford to retire!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 19, 2017, 04:11:51 PM
or I could get a new acoustic guitar, or upgrade my PC!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: bawbs flying stache on October 19, 2017, 04:13:19 PM
did zzzzomevun zay "stache"?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: acctingman on October 19, 2017, 07:12:16 PM
Have fun with those builds Tuna and keep us posted on your builds!  O0
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 19, 2017, 10:55:25 PM
Take my challenge Tuna - make one. Go on. Forget the painting - get one made. You can always paint after like I did with the Sherman - if you really feel the need to paint. Make one and remember how therapeutic it is  O0
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: bayonetbrant on October 22, 2017, 08:28:18 AM
(https://scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22552824_1202055369895392_1575924745346969333_n.jpg?oh=4b54bb7852f0f858f5afee4e960e52cc&oe=5A827ECE)
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 23, 2017, 08:33:15 AM
oooh - is that a Foxbat?
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Nefaro on October 23, 2017, 08:34:54 AM
oooh - is that a Foxbat?

Mmmhhmmm..

One of those the Iraqis buried.

Or maybe it's revetment got blow'd up?




EDIT:

(buried)

(https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/mig-25-foxbat-buried-2.jpg)
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 23, 2017, 08:43:09 AM
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 23, 2017, 08:54:29 AM
Must work wonders for the Engines!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 23, 2017, 09:00:04 AM
oooh - is that a Foxbat?

Mmmhhmmm..

One of those the Iraqis buried.

Or maybe it's revetment got blow'd up?




EDIT:

(buried)

(https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/mig-25-foxbat-buried-2.jpg)
That's going to need a brush down  :))
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: bob48 on October 23, 2017, 09:21:09 AM
Overdone the weathering effects..........
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 23, 2017, 09:27:44 AM
Overdone the weathering effects..........

And the camouflage
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Tuna on October 23, 2017, 09:39:39 AM
Overdone the weathering effects..........

And the camouflage

They were trying a new "Chipping" technique!
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Staggerwing on October 23, 2017, 04:52:54 PM
Hiding 'em in the sand may work for AKs.


But MiG-25s... not so much.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 23, 2017, 04:57:05 PM
The choices were:  bury them in the sand, fly them to Iran, watch them get blowed up.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Staggerwing on October 23, 2017, 05:18:09 PM
I've always been curious about the 'fly 'em to Iran' thing. What was the Iraqi AF trying to accomplish? It's not like the Iranians were ever going to give the planes back or anything.

Or could those have been Shia pilots pulling a Belenko? I'm guessing there were probably not a lot of them in the Iraqi AF back then.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 23, 2017, 05:20:13 PM
It doesn't seem like many smart decisions were beimg made in Iraq back then. Or ever.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: mirth on October 23, 2017, 05:21:22 PM
Nice Belenko reference, btw
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: Staggerwing on October 23, 2017, 05:26:38 PM
Thanks. I was just entering High School when Viktor made his sushi run so it was kind of a big deal back then.
Title: Re: My Stash
Post by: JudgeDredd on October 23, 2017, 11:53:06 PM
I've always been curious about the 'fly 'em to Iran' thing. What was the Iraqi AF trying to accomplish? It's not like the Iranians were ever going to give the planes back or anything.

Or could those have been Shia pilots pulling a Belenko? I'm guessing there were probably not a lot of them in the Iraqi AF back then.
Maybe they just wanted to get out of dodge? Or are you specifically wondering why Iran and not another country? There was only really Syria and Joradan...anywhere else and they'd have probably been at high risk of being shot down. I imagine the Iranian direction was perhaps the least dangerous?