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Campaign - Resin
SgtRam
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Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:25 PM UTC
I have had a thought for the new year, and for a campaign idea, that I have not seen, or at least it has been a while: Resin. The thought would be to build a resin kit or resin conversion that would replace a good chunk of the kit.

I will have to look for a start date, probably make the campaign about a year, but could be lots of fun.

Any takers?

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Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 11:24 PM UTC
i'm in for this, as long as i can get my scratch building and casting done.
Littorio
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Posted: Sunday, January 01, 2017 - 12:02 AM UTC
Yep count me in while I have the armour bug.

I'll go for the Panzershop VT-72B conversion on the Tamiya T-72 kit

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Posted: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 02:48 AM UTC
You could twist my arm if it has a mid-spring start date...never built a resin kit but maybe it's time
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Posted: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 02:53 AM UTC
Based on the current ongoing and planned campaigns, I am thinking a March/April start time. But then again, I will probably be in a rush to finish something for AMPS nationals, so a May 1 start date sounds good. That way, maybe can have something ready for Armorcon in September....
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Posted: Tuesday, January 03, 2017 - 04:11 AM UTC
Count me in.
Nito74
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 03:27 AM UTC
So this will be an all resin kit or just a AM resin part will be allowed ?
SgtRam
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 03:53 AM UTC

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So this will be an all resin kit or just a AM resin part will be allowed ?



Both, choice would be either a full resin kit or a resin conversion that would replace a good chunk of the plastic kit.
Nito74
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 06:26 PM UTC

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So this will be an all resin kit or just a AM resin part will be allowed ?



Both, choice would be either a full resin kit or a resin conversion that would replace a good chunk of the plastic kit.



A resin dozer blade or a Mine roller conversion would be ok but not a resin cable hooks or oil drums ?
SgtRam
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 06:47 PM UTC

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So this will be an all resin kit or just a AM resin part will be allowed ?



Both, choice would be either a full resin kit or a resin conversion that would replace a good chunk of the plastic kit.



A resin dozer blade or a Mine roller conversion would be ok but not a resin cable hooks or oil drums ?



I would think I would be looking for more then just a dozer blade or mine roller. If you look at the post above by Littorio, a large portion of the plastic kit is being replaced. I am thinking, that in a tank conversion, the entire upper or lower hull is replaced, or for a truck the entire cab is replaced.

So far it seems we only have about 5 interested, so given so more time, and I am open to opinions we will see what the final rules for the campaign look like.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 07:46 PM UTC
I might bite the bullet and build my first resin (conversion) kit. Are 1/72 kits OK as they are smaller in size? If so, count me in!
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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 07:51 PM UTC

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I might bite the bullet and build my first resin (conversion) kit. Are 1/72 kits OK as they are smaller in size? If so, count me in!



Any scale will be acceptable.

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Posted: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 - 11:22 PM UTC
Great idea. I would be interested. I have several resin conversions and one full resin kit.
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Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 07:03 AM UTC
Count me in, I have a On Track Model panzer I Ausf C on my stash.
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Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 07:35 AM UTC

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...I am thinking, that in a tank conversion, the entire upper or lower hull is replaced...



Kevin, I guess this would qualify then (?)

Cheers,

Tat

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Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 07:42 AM UTC

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...I am thinking, that in a tank conversion, the entire upper or lower hull is replaced...



Kevin, I guess this would qualify then (?)

Cheers,

Tat




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tatbaqui
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Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 07:51 AM UTC

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...I am thinking, that in a tank conversion, the entire upper or lower hull is replaced...



Kevin, I guess this would qualify then (?)

Cheers,

Tat




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Cool -- count me in!
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Posted: Friday, January 06, 2017 - 07:53 AM UTC
I have a Fankits CMP60S wrecker. I'm in when this starts.
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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 08:37 AM UTC
Any more takers
Bigrip74
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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:35 AM UTC
Count me in, but I will need to obtain some resin since all I have in the stash:

Verlinden: Sherman M1 Dozer
Verlinden: M4 Sherman Turret/M34 A1 Gun Sheild
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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 02:29 PM UTC
I'd be keen. Just finishing off a T90A 1/50th wargaming resin kit conversion (pic below). So as long as that sort of thing is good enough I'd be in, probably with either a T90MS or BMP-T conversion ...

cheers
Brent

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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 02:47 PM UTC
I build a lot of resin stuff- I'm in
SgtRam
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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:27 PM UTC
Looks like we have 12 takers now, I believe that makes it official.

John - Can we please register this campaign for a April 1 start, lasting one year.

Description: To build or convert a model using resin. A conversion would be replacement of a major component of the vehicle, ie turret, upper hull. This does exclude just the minor addition of say a plow, etc. If unsure, please contact the campaign leader. The campaign is open to any scale.
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Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 06:43 PM UTC
I will join this campaign
using this entry for CAF Bombardier ATV

Nito74
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Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017 - 05:58 PM UTC
ok fellas !!

Enlist here:

http://armorama.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Campaigns&file=index&req=showcontent&id=905