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WIP DAK Officer 104th Inf Regt using a Elan13

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. Geoff Charman A Fixture

    You are a bit of a clever sod Nap, nice work mate.

    Geoff
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  2. Nap A Fixture

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    Cheers guys ..you smoothies ....held my breath whilst cleaning off the first cuffband !

    Nap
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  3. Nap A Fixture

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    Cheers Geoff ...currently in Liason with Jimbo on a project ...mums the word ....he's doing most of the putty work ...me I will be adding the wards , etc ...oh and painting ...so watch V bench !

    Nap
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  4. Jimbo A Fixture

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    Yes folks... Nap's moved best part of 80 miles away from me & he's still stinging me for conversion work on his busts!:rolleyes:...Or so he thinks?;)
    Jim
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  5. Nap A Fixture

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    "Stinging".......I am shocked ........don't forget to wash your vest ......

    No doubt I have saved you thousands in cheese and ham sarnies on our paint days ....

    Nap

    PS ..have you done it yet ??...and could you pop down with it as well ....
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  6. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    I hope it has legs Jim. Lol
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  7. Nap A Fixture

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    Go and wash your mouth out young Bob .....lol

    Nap
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  8. Ventress Well-Known Member

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    Great to see the piece blossom into a brilliant bust.
  9. Nap A Fixture

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    England

    Hi there

    Thanks for commenting appreciate your input

    Both epaulettes now also down .....next is the flesh

    Stay tuned

    Nap
  10. KenBoyle PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Beautiful work Nap!

    Cheers,
    Ken
  11. Nap A Fixture

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    Cheers Ken ...too kind

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
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  12. Nap A Fixture

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    Hi everyone

    Couple of update pics on this fellow curtesy of iffyvision ( part of the smudgyvison conglomorate )



    x 006.jpg x 004.jpg x 007.jpg

    x 005.jpg x 003.jpg x 002.jpg

    Goggles, Epaulettes, scarf and cuffband , eyes all done remainder basecoated ready


    As always comments welcome

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
  13. elanlane13 A Fixture

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    I do like the changes you have made to this bust Kev.
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  14. Nap A Fixture

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    Thanks Rob always welcome your thoughts

    Nap
  15. Nap A Fixture

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    Hi Guys

    Picture update ..the close quarter combat clasp and ribbons done ( the eagle is now also done )

    wip 001.jpg

    Also built up the scarf a bit around the neck as well

    Will be doing the face ...bit of a tan I reckon ..

    Happy benchtime one and all

    Nap
  16. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    That is looking good Nap, I like the little tweaks you have made.
  17. Nap A Fixture

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    Cheers El Bob

    Here's another little tweak ....curtesy of smudgy vision

    Eagle done

    image.jpeg

    Nap
  18. arj A Fixture

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    That's coming along very nicely Kevin.
    That cuff band looks very neat.
    Look forward to having a closer look at our show on 29 June.

    Cheers,
    Andrew
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  19. Nap A Fixture

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    Hi Guys

    Been looking at the bottle he is holding ,did a bit of googling as you do and came up with these ideas

    Interesting to see the flip top ...something I will add ...probably using magisculpt or maybe wire

    These are repro for reenacting

    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg

    Original bottle

    image.jpeg image.jpeg

    Some repro British labels

    image.jpeg image.jpeg

    Nap
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  20. Chris Oldfield A Fixture

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    Liking the highlights on the scarf, Nap. ISTR Grolsch bottles having caps like that too.
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