Traction Avant, II/JG26, Guyancourt, France, June 1944.

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  1. Airframes

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    Something a little different in the way of a JG26 model - a II Gruppe staff car!
    This is the Tamiya 1/48th scale kit, and will be an item of 'set dressing' in a diorama portraying FW190A8's of 7/JG26 in early June, 1944, at dispersal in their wooded hides on the airfield at Guyancourt. There's a couple of areas requiring re-touching, and this will be done when the model is placed in its setting.
     

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    A beaut there terry, different and I like it!
     
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    I agree, hell of a job.
     
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    Heck, that was quick! Thanks guys. I might have the diorama 75% complete by the end of the Christmas holiday.
     
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    That's a beaut Terry. Mud splashes and dust look great.
     
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    While you're off to the shops, get a few crates of Guinness!





    Sweet old boy!
     
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    Hey nice work Terry!
     
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    I f**king love it mate! 8)

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    Excellent work Terry!:D
     
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    Thanks very much guys !
     
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    I can't wait to see the rest of the diorama.
    Ed
     
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    Holy crap! Great work!
     
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    Thanks Ed and Harrison. I'll post the finished diorama, and the build will be in Part Two of the long overdue Diorama Guide.
     
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    that looks great and a bit small Dogsbody, how many times did you drop it ?
     
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    Thanks Red two. Only dropped it twice, surprisingly - although it nearly learned to fly on numerous occassions, accompanied by some choice Germanic phrases!!
     
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    Nicely done Terry!
     
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    Thanks Hugh !
     
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    Wow, Airframes! Just came across this one. Beauty. Can't wait to see it in your planned staging.
     
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    Thanks Matt. If all goes to plan (yeah, right!) it shouild be one of a number of small cameos in the overall diorama.
     
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