Alberta Military Model Show 2014

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  1. Crimea_River

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    A record year for this relatively small show with 144 entries plus or minus. Posted here will be just some of my favourites with no credits or placements quoted. Some outstanding ships this year again, leaving me inspired once again to get started on one. I'll leave those to the end.

    This year's theme was WWI so I'll start with some nice armour from that period:

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    Good stuff Andy. I like the MkIV tank in the first pic
     
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    The first one has to be one of the best renditions I have seen in a long time.
     
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    Very nice builds!
     
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    I echo Terry's post. :D
     
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    There was actually another one there that I like better but it seems I did not get a picture. Sorry 'bout that....

    Another WWI scene. This dio depicts and action that saw multiple Victoria crosses awarded but I was unable to get the details.

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    Very nice diorama.
     
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    Lovely work!
     
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    #10 vikingBerserker, Sep 30, 2014
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    I believe that diorama is of the Action at Nery where a single gun (the only one remaining) dueled against a full battery of German Artillery lasting over 2 hours. Three VCs were awarded and the gun itself is actually in the Imperial War Museum. If it is this one I just happened to read about it a couple of weeks ago.


    First World War : The Battle of NĂ©ry
     
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    You got it David! That's the one for sure.

    Here's an example of modern armour: A Canadian LAV III.

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    Some really nice work and great photo taking.
     
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    Some very nice models.

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    MPM's notorious 1_48 scale Greif:

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    why notorious?
     
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    Looking great. :thumbright:
     
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