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About Gigant

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    Building and collecting large scale model kits, classic cars, typical guy stuff.

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  1. Ever consider doing the Zulu stand-off at the Battle of Rorke's Drift in January 1879, as depicted in the classic movie "Zulu"?
  2. Sorry about being away for so long. Honestly, with the COVID-19 compounding our personal health issues, as well as our family's basic supply problems, I have been very busy with domestic needs/decisions, etc., with little or no time for scale modeling. But, having been introduced to scale modeling over 60 years, ago, I have seen a thing or two come and go. I remember when back in the '60's Adams, an excellent mold maker, fell out with Revell and decided to take the molds made for them, and market several top-quality scale U.S. armor kits under their own name. Now th
  3. Excellent job working with the old Roden kits and their accuracy issues!
  4. I finally got my Trumpeter 1/32 P-47D Thunderbolt Razorback today from Squadron.com via FedEx:
  5. I have yet to see a better build of one of my all-time classic favorites!
  6. Stunning! Congratulations! A refreshing change from the subdued war-bird schemes.
  7. Thanks for the excellent photos and info RB! Now the next question is how to best apply the red lines.
  8. Gigant

    A4 Skyraiders

    Excellent job on both of them! Where did you get the markings and color references?
  9. I think they look nice if you feel like adding them to your build, but not even having any such markings in my Luftwaffe references, I am skeptical that a typical war-production factory model would worry about such niceties.
  10. Knowing how rubber car tires "dry rot", I would take some nice digital pictures and store them in more then one media/device (I use both storage cards and a website) and don't worry about it looking the same 100 years from now.
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