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Forum: Ground Pounders 08-17-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Polish Airborne officer, Wolfheze Drop Zone, Holland, 1944.

Forgot to add, the Poles didn't drop on the "Wrong" side of the Lower Rhine, they were reassigned to drop on the Northern bank (three days after the main drop commenced) to secure crossing points...
Forum: Ground Pounders 08-17-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Polish Airborne officer, Wolfheze Drop Zone, Holland, 1944.

Great to see one of the oft-forgotten types of World War Two paratrooper - the "Fighting Eagle" of 1st Independent Polish Para Bde. Aside from the two Polish para types brought out by DML (the movie...
Forum: Ground Pounders 08-10-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: The medic and the pilot: Oosterbeek Holland, 1944.

Nicely done indeed (can't go wrong with Brit paras) and do like the way you've incorporated background scale to match. The use of the Lanchester SMG though...concur, never any mention of it being...
Forum: Ground Pounders 08-08-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: "Git Some!" Cape Breton Highlander MG42 gunner, 5th CAD, Italy, 1944

Great to see the Canadians well-represented and the cross-over with the foreign (enemy) weapons is a very nice touch. Concur with the use of the background pics; gives them an added depth (and beats...
Forum: Ground Pounders 08-08-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project: "CURRAHEE" - "Screaming Eagles" v's "Green Devils"

Cheers for the kind comments, as for MhM corner ruin, they don't ship the completed building model OS however the 'flat pack' version was avail for OS shipping (and yes it is a sizeable package)...
Forum: Ground Pounders 08-07-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By SteveKrieg
Project: "CURRAHEE" - "Screaming Eagles" v's "Green Devils"

G'day all,


Just a quick update regarding the on-going Project "CURRAHEE" series. This one (No. 19 in the series) covers the Battle of Carentan between the 101st A/B Div and the defenders of the...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-23-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Happy 20th Birthday Hans

That is concerning Fred, though I tend to agree regarding the DML hands as I've often had to resort to drilling out the pegs from the socket after the wrist area crumbles whilst affixing the hands -...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-23-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Happy 20th Birthday Hans

That is concerning Fred, though I'd have to agree with the later DML hands as I've had a few that break very easy around the peg/joint area (which has led me to purchase spare hands whenever they...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-19-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Happy 20th Birthday Hans

20 more years...???...phew, I've already got half my garage chocked with the stuff and if I do my maths right another 20 would mean occupying my wife's side also (best I run that past her for...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-19-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Happy 20th Birthday Hans

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Forum: Ground Pounders 07-14-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Hmmm...not getting the same results though I could be reading the instructions wrong, all I get is the url...not the pic showing...???
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-14-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

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Forum: Ground Pounders 07-14-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

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Forum: Ground Pounders 07-12-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Sorry about that, attached is the correct image pertaining to the aforementioned reply. Steve
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-12-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Cheers all for the continuing kind comments and in-particular suggested improvements by Kapernakis. Actually, I'm way ahead of ya with the 'cricket' idea (see pic). This one will be my first to be...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

With regards to works-in-progress...there's a gathering of "Screaming" eagles just waiting to take their place and several still to assemble. I must admit that this is one of my more enjoyable years...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

There's still several vignettes to produce, one covering the PFAB and another on the Battle of Carentan which features my first use of a ruined building (which will house an MG42 team of "Green...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Another one (No. 11 in the series), this one covers U.S. Airborne vehicles and pays particular attention to the Airborne Scooter - the Cushman Model 53). Note that since this pic, I've managed to...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - Update pics

Titled "Nice ride", this one features a couple of paras checking out a captured vehicle...one that seemed to fascinate the Allies no end particularly the paratroopers (keeping in-mind that this was...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

A simple vignette (No. 4 in the series) is aptly titled "Green on GO!!!) which covers the hectic conditions of the flight in and during the jump. Note that I'm currently sourcing a small green LED...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Another vignette (no. 6 in the series) is titled "Airborne Assault" and covers those chaotic first (pre-dawn) hours where groups of paras formed to make their missions and RV's whilst, at the same...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-10-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

G'day all,


Just some update (WIP) pics...first 'cab off the rank' (and the first vignette that visitors will see as they take this journey) covers training and focuses on the infamous Captain...
Forum: Ground Pounders 07-01-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: Project 'CURRAHEE' - 'WARPAINT'

Cheers all for the kind comments,


Whilst I've enjoyed every project destined for the ScaleACT model shows over the years, this one is definitely ticking all my enjoyment boxes and I've got...
Forum: Ground Pounders 06-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By SteveKrieg
Re: German Tunk Hunter Volksgrenadier 1944

Superb work, like the additional coloured effects to the Panzerfaust and Heft Hohlandung (I think that's how it's spelt?) and that background scale...just grand. Thanks for sharing, Steve
Forum: Ground Pounders 06-18-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By SteveKrieg
Happy 20th Birthday Hans

G'day all,


Today I was going over some of my shelf stock (trying to find that little piece that I put aside in a place not forgotten - but months later - cannot find (surely we've all been...
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