Catch's Models (Camera finally works!)

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  1. Catch22

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    My digital camera finally decided to work, so here I have some of my models. More will be coming either later today or tomorrow.

    First off, I have my Ostfront (Winter) Diorama featuring a Panzer V Panther, a StuG IV, a T-34/76 (knocked out) and a T-34/85, with Soviet and German infantry, all in 1/35 scale. The /76 is actually one of my Dad's old models, but the main cannon had broken off, along with one of the wheels and the front hatch was gone. We made a hatch from scratch using some old extra pieces we had lying around, and the gun is actually part of a tree that turn out to be the perfect diameter. I understand that there's no way the tanks would get this close, but it was made for the shelf, so space was limited.
     

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    Holy hell those are huge. Sorry about that. Anybody know a way to re-size them so they don't show up so huge on this site?
     
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    Next up is actually my bro's diorama, which I thought I'd post some pics of. Btw, that pic above the diorama is NOT a soldier lol, a policeman relative.
     

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    Here's my 1/32 Trumpeter Me 262. I don't really like the paint job I did.
     

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    Sorry for the size of the earlier ones, I figured out how not to make them so big.
     
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    Here are my Airfix 1/24 scale Mustang (RCAF) and Bf 109E. The paint job on the 109 turned out fantastic in my opinion, but the terrible decals and the horrible fit ruined it.
     

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    Next we have my Monogram P-61 Black Widow, Mongram Fw 190 F-8 and my F-4U Corsair in FAA markings. The Black Widow is 1/48, while the other two are 1/32. I actually did the paint job on the 190 very wrong, but I think it looks better than it does in the instructions. The Corsair my Dad built for me when I was a baby, having my birth year as its number, so that is probably my favorite model just because of that. That rounds out my WW2 plastic model plane collection (minus the 1/32 Dora that's in the works).
     

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    Here we have my two modern jets, a CF-18 and an F-15. The F-18's original decals literally crumbled whenver you attempted to put them on, so we had to go find some RCAF decals, and it turned out horrible haha. The F-15 is actually the first model I did completely by myself.
     

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    Lastly, although they are not the same type of model that I've shown you insofar, I have my 1/18 21st Century Toys aircraft collection, in order of how I got them. First off, we have my F4U Corsair in the markings of Ira Kepford. Next, my P-51D Mustang in Col. Jesse B. Lincoln's markings, then after that (and my favourite) my Fw 190D-9. The following year I got the Bf-109G-6 and this past spring break I got my hands on the TBF Avenger in Atlantic markings. That's all of them. Hope you enjoy!
     

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    Very nice collection Carch22,well done mate:D.
    But your pic should be smaller really.I suggest to find and install Irfanview application with it the resizing is a piece of cake.It is freeware.
     
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    I'll look into that, thanks!
     
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    Nice models Catch!!
     
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    Good models.. but I like your choice of books better!
     
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    Looks like my bookcase....War books, encyclopedias and nature! Great pics, Catch. Those last ones, are they pre-made models in 1/32 or larger? I have two that I bought already made, a Bf 109E and a Stuka.
     
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    Those two are pre-made 1/18 scale made by 21st Century Toys. My brother actually has a Bf 109E in the black pain scheme, the Stuka in the Afrika Corps Snake paint job and a Spitfire that are different than mine. And as for the books, we have another bookcase full haha.
     
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    I have the exact same Stuka. The other is a Bf 109E of Joachim Munchebureg of 7./JG 26. Yellow cowl with red heart, "White 12"
     
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    Good stuff, thanks for sharing.
     
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    My Dora's almost done! I'll post 'er up when the time comes.
     
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    Looking forward to seeing that Dora Catch22!
     
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