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Offline gedmundson

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #30 on: January 15, 2021, 03:48:15 AM »
What a monster of a gun!

Haven't commented yet you wonderful figure painting - that is real art! But now all together with figures it is even more impressive.

Cheers,
Frank

Thanks Frank - I find painting figures one of my favourite elements of this hobby!
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2021, 03:51:44 AM »
That turned out to be just perfect! Great diorama!
Andreas

Andreas - that is such a nice compliment, and I'm so glad you tipped me off about the helmets. It makes it so more accurate. I just received my copy of the book "Field Grey" which is a Schiffer publication full of great pictures of WW1 German Army uniforms. If you don't have it I thoroughly recommend it!
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2021, 03:55:44 AM »
Agree - this is superb! Another kit I thought about but was too slow to acquire. While itís all fantastic, I really like the trees and ground cover. cheers Matt

Thanks Matt. I just bought this kit back in July, so there may be some still out there. The trees and groundwork were a lot of fun to put together!
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2021, 03:58:15 AM »
Gary, this is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent dioramas I have ever seen.
Cheers,
Bud

Hi Bud - what a very kind thing for you to say - I'm so pleased you like it. I feel a bit guilty using an aircraft forum to post ground-power builds, but your comment (and of course the others) makes me think it's worthwhile.
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2021, 04:00:00 AM »
Gorgeous crew for your big gun. The diorama is a gem!
Ciao
Giuseppe

Thanks Giuseppe - you always make time to look at my work and share some words on it which I very much appreciate. I'm very glad you like the final result  :)
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2021, 09:42:39 AM »
Incredible work, Gary.
This Dio belongs in the IWM.

Superb!!

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2021, 11:02:09 AM »
Gary,
    This is an incredibly magnificent example of the Modeller's "art", you are indeed in a class of your own! Having been privileged to see your work in person so many times over the past years nothing surprises me, but this one really shines! Congratulations on a truly spectacular model!
All the "Very Best"
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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2021, 01:52:28 AM »
Gary,

That is FANTASTIC !!  the gun, the figures, the groundwork. Everything about it is "top notch". 

Paul

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2021, 07:19:33 AM »
Incredible work, Gary.
This Dio belongs in the IWM.

Superb!!

vB  :o

Glad you like it Bob - thanks for that!
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2021, 07:21:50 AM »
Gary,
    This is an incredibly magnificent example of the Modeller's "art", you are indeed in a class of your own! Having been privileged to see your work in person so many times over the past years nothing surprises me, but this one really shines! Congratulations on a truly spectacular model!
All the "Very Best"
Lance

Hello Lance - I'm so happy you like the build! Your kind comments certainly are appreciated in a big way. I look forward to when we can get together and share our work again in person (and have a beer afterwards!).
Cheers,
Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2021, 07:23:28 AM »
Gary,

That is FANTASTIC !!  the gun, the figures, the groundwork. Everything about it is "top notch". 

Paul

Thanks Paul, I certainly am happy you dropped by to have a look and your encouraging comments are great to hear  :)
Cheers,
Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #41 on: March 26, 2021, 02:02:50 AM »
Another Brilliant diorama! As always with your work the detailing, painting, and figures are Amazing!
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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #42 on: June 09, 2021, 04:21:39 AM »
For me: the same as everybody else already said + a third WOW!!!

Willem

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2021, 08:29:12 AM »
Thanks again Willem!
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Gary

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Re: Takom 42cm Big Bertha
« Reply #44 on: June 10, 2021, 09:26:33 AM »
I had no idea these kits existed. Your work is fantastic of course.
Thanks!