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Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Ronaldo, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. Ronaldo Active Member

    Some nearing completion and just starting .

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  2. billyturnip A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    There's some beauties there Ron, the French hussar is looking particularly nice.
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  3. Ronaldo Active Member


    The hussar has been sitting unfinished for well over a year, thought I would let the oils dry a bit before showing :rolleyes:
    Need just a little tweaking here and there.
    The Roman has a little difficult part to fit IE the cheek guards which have next to no locating pins .
  4. Ronaldo Active Member

    You are up early for a Sunday Roger , are you on board and on watch .
  5. Blind Pew A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Some gems there. Always great to see the Metal Modeles 90mm- it is an absolute classic.
  6. chailey Active Member

    Country:
    England
    I greatly admire those that can work on several projects at once, I find the figure I'm working on ends up in the "spares box" if something else takes my fancy!
    How do you keep your bench so clear with so many figures on the go, mine always looks like a disaster area...

    Steve
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  7. Ronaldo Active Member


    I tidy it before taking pictures Steve , its generally a disaster zone :eek:
  8. Ronaldo Active Member


    Often thought of buying That MM again and doing in another regiment ,or just polishing it and antiquing it
    up .
    I really think you should always purchase two of the same MM one painted and the other kept bare metal as they look great that way also . Costly though :rolleyes:
  9. megroot PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Netherlands
    That's a nice collection. Some awesome wood overthere.
    Finish them, they are worth it.

    Marc
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  10. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Excellent painting, love the Hussar.
  11. Ronaldo Active Member


    Cheers Bob
    Its one helluva casting and would easily stand alone just polished , would love to see Bruno do another 90mm Nap figure.
    I picked this one up at the Herzog von Bayern show (Ingolstadt) at a knockdown price.
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  12. Ronaldo Active Member


    Hi Marc , most of the wood is from my old stock but there are a couple of bought pieces also .
  13. Ronaldo Active Member


    Thanx Mr Pew
  14. billyturnip A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    I was waiting for Richie to pick me up in the Monkeymobile to go to the show in Halifax. Back home now safe and sound. :D
  15. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom

    I'm never that lucky but I do like it and drawl over the pics on the MM site
  16. Kevtk135 Active Member

    Terrific builds! Is that pier scratch built?
  17. Ronaldo Active Member


    Yes its balsa wood
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  18. John Bowery A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Excellent work bench
    Cheers
    John
  19. bucsfan21 Active Member

    Terrific display! I too like the Metal Modeles French Hussar(y) Thanks for sharing!
    Would love to see your work in Atlanta, GA at the AMFS Figure Show!

    Best of Everything, Terry Martin-member of the Atlanta Military Figure Society
  20. Tecumsea PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    England
    Love the Hussar Ron and interesting choice of colour for it.

    Keith

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