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Danish Humvee Julkat from Black Dog
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 11:51 AM UTC
First time I’ve seen this Hummer conversion and it looks reasonably impressive. There are some good shots of the vehicle in Afghanistan. Are there good Danish figures available?
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:18 PM UTC
Kylie
I built 56 humvee models, but I have not seen the BD Julkåt conversion. Can you show a photo? I have a few photos from Afghanistan
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:48 PM UTC
Hi
Try contacting Keo, he has some pictures of all Danish vehicles in the Danish armed forceses.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 01:04 PM UTC
Walkaround pics :

https://www.flickr.com/photos/homeofthehumvee/albums/72157672400409241

H.P.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 01:11 PM UTC

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Kylie
I built 56 humvee models, but I have not seen the BD Julkåt conversion. Can you show a photo? I have a few photos from Afghanistan



For us who read and speak Swedish there is a rather amusing spelling mistake in the quoted post
Especially considering the season ....
/ Robin
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 02:23 PM UTC

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First time I’ve seen this Hummer conversion and it looks reasonably impressive. There are some good shots of the vehicle in Afghanistan. Are there good Danish figures available?




now the post is already edited ... without information about Black Dog
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 02:46 PM UTC
More 1:1 Julkat pics :

https://www.flickr.com/photos/redlinemodels/albums/72157663011445125

H.P.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 03:58 PM UTC
Hey

Facebook article about the Julkat, How it was made, first cardboard, and wood, load testing the vehicle, and using the
vehicle in Denmark, and Afghanistan.
Maybe you can Google translate the Danish article.

"danske militær køretøjer" Facebook group (Danish military vehicles)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/841061305956512/permalink/1539529976109638/?hc_location=ufi

Hope it works:
Photo of Black Dog:
T35213 135 Humvee Julkat conversion set for Tamiya

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=8658a6a272&view=att&th=1606864defbbddb8&attid=0.3&disp=safe&zw



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Kjeld Pedersen
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:40 PM UTC

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First time I’ve seen this Hummer conversion and it looks reasonably impressive. There are some good shots of the vehicle in Afghanistan. Are there good Danish figures available?




now the post is already edited ... without information about Black Dog



Look at hobbyeasy website, there you have a few pictures if you choose black dog
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:42 PM UTC
Here is the Black dog set http://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/dekryxtjinfb6gyp4zdm.html
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:52 PM UTC
Interesting vehicle. If it was Legend or Live Resin conversion I would be very tempted.

Mario
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 09:08 PM UTC

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Interesting vehicle. If it was Legend or Live Resin conversion I would be very tempted.

Mario



I've done a couple of BD conversions, they are nice. if you like it go for it.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 09:39 PM UTC
I’m really plesently pleased with this offer - I’ve really hoped for one for some time. I’ve already preordered one.
It’s not without some issues though judging by the pictures. I’ve never done service in one, however I’m a member of a preservation group with one, and thus have some insight to it. Based on this I can point some issues. The lmg mount is all wrong, the roof in front of the gun turret need to be angled differently, the gun turret seems a bit off and the gear, as well as the spare wheel, are not Danish. It also seem to miss some internal things.
Never mind I’ll be looking forward to this.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 11:43 PM UTC
That's an interesting conversion and being mostly open, should offer lots of opportunities to load it with guns and gear.
MakiWawa
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Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 12:23 AM UTC
I already ordered
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 03:25 AM UTC
What is the right sand colour for this vehicle ?
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 04:19 PM UTC
Hey Alex

The Polish firm Hataka have a paint set called:
"Modern Danish army AFV paint set" HTK-AS84.
Acrylic paint,
The Danish "sand" colour is called "Gray Beige".
You also get, Danish green, NATO black, Fawn brown,
Fir green, and NATO green. 6 EA 17ml bottels.
You can get the Gray Beige alone as HTK-A287.

Best regards
Kjeld
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 06:15 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Hey Alex

The Polish firm Hataka have a paint set called:
"Modern Danish army AFV paint set" HTK-AS84.
Acrylic paint,
The Danish "sand" colour is called "Gray Beige".
You also get, Danish green, NATO black, Fawn brown,
Fir green, and NATO green. 6 EA 17ml bottels.
You can get the Gray Beige alone as HTK-A287.

Best regards
Kjeld



Hey Kjeld,

How’re you? Do the colours you list in the paint set cover what would be needed to model a Leopard 2A5DK deployed in Afghanistan?

Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 07:26 PM UTC
Hey Greg

I am fine, been out of the army for 3 years now, (after 40 years service). Now i got a lot of time to make some tank models.

You can paint your models in Danish green/black for Europe,
or ISAF sand/Brown/green, or the combat school sand/brown,
so this Hataka pain set should be fine for Danish vehicles
after 1980. Yes it is fine for our Leopard2A5, and soon for
the uprated Leopard2A7.

https://www.hkkf.dk/danske-leoparder-far-hvaesset-kloerne

https://www.google.dk/search?q=Danish+Leopard2A7&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwill_HG_7vYAhVvSZoKHQgBAYQQ_AUICigB&biw=1185&bih=580#imgrc=rCD1_WCSx2H_LM:

Best regards
KJeld

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Posted: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 - 11:48 PM UTC
Kjeld thanks, do you know a good match colour in another brand of paints ?
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 01:03 AM UTC
Hey Alex

No. i dont know any other paints you can use out of the
bottle as modern Danish camo colours, i have done my own
mix with Tamiya XF57 Buff, or Humbrol 121 stone, i dont
remember what brown i used. I just know that vehicles used
in Afghanistan / Iraq, only keep their parade ground finish
for a very short time. Some of the vehicle used in combat
looked like a moving Beduin camp, with bit of pieces of Barracuda
camo net around the vehicle.

Best regards
Kjeld
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Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 03:33 AM UTC
OK THANK YOU.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:52 AM UTC
Anyone have pictures of the chassis? I think that there is an additional armor there.