Something Fishy This Way Comes.......

Discussion in 'Armory & Military' started by Fishcarver, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. Fishcarver

    Fishcarver Active Member

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    Senior Sergeant Kotchernutzov stumbles upon strange activity in the Tractor Plant. Could this be another fishy plot?

    Time alone will tell.......

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  2. Fishcarver

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    The Party Begins

    The zampolit mysteriously appears, while the Senior Sergeant continues his investigation.......

    to be continued.....

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  3. Fishcarver

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    The High-Priced Help Arrives

    ...along with Yuri, Sergei's long-suffering driver. In his expert opinion,

    "This is not a tank, comrades....."

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  4. dimas Karabas

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    I think you ment on the banner:
    Государственная Тракторная Фабрика
    Имени "Красного Знамени"???
  5. Fishcarver

    Fishcarver Active Member

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    As in "State Tractor Factory # 187 "Red Banner"?

    Dimas: It's been 30+ years since I studied Russian! I used Babel Fish: was it close?
    :)(
    Jim

    PS: The "Pilot Project" is looking good!
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    It was very close! I once met a guy in the states who was an officer on an anerican sub that used to spy on the Russians in the Barents sea around Murmansk area. He said they would sail as close as they could and would try to intercept the converations of russian fleet on a radio. He spoke good Russian:)
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    sorry, had to delete repeat message
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    What, Exactly, does The Zampolit DO with those notes?

    It is snowing heavily in Wintergrad today: so there will be overtime at the Tractor Plant this evening. What, if anything, will be revealed?
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    Tractor Plant Boyz

    The mystery build continues. This is a true kitbash/scratch build.....gradually, it begins to resemble ............a GAZ-69?

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  10. PITERPANZER

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    Nice figures.What is the scale ?From where are they?
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    Hi Peter!
    The figures are ICM, Modern Soviet Tank Crew/Soviet Motorized Infantry. Scale is 1:35.
    Thanks for the kind words!
    Jim
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    dont leave us hangin....finish the story.........:twisted: :) :grin:
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    It is not over until fat lady is singing!

    Fear not, comrades. The build is not done by a long shot.

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    Meanwhile, Work Sober!

    This sign from the Tractor Plant warns of the hells of Vodka in the workplace!
    Work Safe, Comrades!!

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  15. Texman

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    I saw one of these particular vehicles at a museum 'bout an hour or so out
    of Budapest. When I first saw it, I'm thinking that's not such a good idea.
    Shooting ATGM's of the back of your car like that, gotta wonder.

    Ray
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    That's why The Wall came down:

    .....among other things!

    However, you gotta give them some innovation credits!

    Jim
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    Yeah, I guess this is a pretty good way of shooting at them while
    running away!

    Ray
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    Back to the Tractor Plant....

    After a bout with the flu, a project deadline, and getting a carving ready for a competition, we return to the build of the 2P26 ATGM vehicle on the GAZ-69 chassis. The body is nearing completion:

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    And we start to work on the interior. Most of this had to be noodled up from scratch.

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    The model has been given a prep coat of tuffilm, and priming begins.

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