Hello everyone - just added some pics of my latest work

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Floogen, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. Floogen

    Floogen New Member

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    Hi all,

    Just wanted to say hi to all, and give a bit of background about myself.
    I've been modelling since I was a kid (>30 years ago) and love building military models - tanks, planes, ships, dioramas, etc.
    I signed up on this site quite a while ago,m but totally forgot about it, due to work, real life, etc/
    I recently re-discovered paper models and have build a few of them. I'll post some pics of them soon :)

    Some of the works on this site are outstanding and an inspiration to me!

    Cheers
    Alan
  2. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    welcome aboard... the Moderators or Admins will say hi again eventually. any favorite in the military genera? My fav in military is aircraft
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Hello Alan,

    Welcome to Zealot. You have come to the right place for all things in paper modeling. There are many members here who are military vets and who are into military models. So, I hope that you will feel at home here. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, need help or advice, please feel free to ask, and we will do what we can to help you (or at least point you in the right direction).
    By all means please post photos of some of the models that you have built. We love seeing photos.

    Once again, welcome aboard. I hope that you enjoy yourself here.
  4. spaceagent-9

    spaceagent-9 Right Hand Man and Confidant Moderator

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    Hey! Welcome and lets see some.pics of.your stuff!
  5. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Welcome from me as well! :)

    It's great to see that you have finally found the courage and time to post here. Don't be shy, we don't bite! ;)

    I'd like to see some of your work. If you have some pictures please post them here.

    Have fun and enjoy! :)

    RF
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  6. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Well as you can see we LOVE pix... so as soon as/ post some here! Welcome back to Zealot!
    Things have changed around somewhat as you can tell, we tend to praise and help those that join! My favorite phrase? If you have questions or need help... Just ask! Someone will do their best to help out!
    again... Welcome Back to Zealot!
  7. Floogen

    Floogen New Member

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    Thanks all for the warm welcome!
    Quick question - do I post pictures of my work in the Gallery? Can I post modelling pics (ie not just papercraft models)?

    Thanks again!
    Alan
  8. Floogen

    Floogen New Member

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    Howdy! I love building anything military, but my favourite are tanks and figures. I build a few planes, but I'm not really very good at them :p

    Alan
  9. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Post your pics in this thread you have started. The Gallery is only for models that have a build thread associated with them. You can post quite a few pictures here, 10 per post, as many posts as you need. More people will see them that way too. Use the "Upload a File" on the lower right side of the screen, you can select "Thumbnail" or "Full Size', use "Thumbnail" if you post large pictures, or the thread takes too long to load, that ind of turns people off. Thanks for posting an Introduction. ;)
  10. Floogen

    Floogen New Member

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    Here are some pictures of my last completed papercraft X-Wing. Had a lot of fun building it!

    20151230_210847.jpg 20160116_004334.jpg 20160116_185240.jpg 20160116_185402.jpg 20160116_185939.jpg
  11. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Very impressive indeed!! You're no slouch!! :)
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  12. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Awesome and very clean! I'd love to see more (in the threads ;) ). :)
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  13. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    :iagree::iagree::iagree: Very Nice! Wish I could model a printed kit as clean!
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  14. Papa Mashy

    Papa Mashy New Member

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    Great work! Claphands
    Thanks for sharing. As revell said, I'd like to see your work in a thread. It's great to learn from each other.
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  15. bigpetr

    bigpetr Designer/Master Modeler

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    Very nice X-wing you have. Precise geometry. Good workthumbsup
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  16. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Welcome Floogen, as mentioned already, very nice X-Wing! Where did you get it?
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  17. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Looks like the original Incom T-65 X-Wing Starfighter by Q5Grafx on Foundation3d here> http://www.foundation3d.com/index.php?categoryid=38&p13_sectionid=218&p13_fileid=2271 or here> https://free3d.com/3d-model/x-wing-88229.html
    But ?? converted to Card-Model?? I have no Idea... oh Yes I do... https://www.siriusreplicas.com/models/scifi/xw/xwpm.htm FREE...

    or http://jleslie48.com/gallery_models_scifi.html#m22

    GOOGLE is your Friend!
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  18. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Very nice X-Wing... lovely work.
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  19. bigpetr

    bigpetr Designer/Master Modeler

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  20. zathros

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