SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 1943

SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 1943

Postby Piers » 05 Apr 2012

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Milicast model with AB crew.
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby mausmann » 05 Apr 2012

Cool! Glad u got it in in time......... :thumbsup:
Love the cammo on the figs, and the flesh tones, super!
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Piers » 05 Apr 2012

Cheers... Wanted to do something different. I like the vehicle and I wanted an excuse to try out Autumn SS smocks... Never again! :grin:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Splod » 05 Apr 2012

Love your smocks Piers! And the vehicle is gorgeous as they always are. Really like the basing too.
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Richard B. » 05 Apr 2012

Smashing Piers :yahoo:

Like the camouflage on the uniforms - very well done :good: thought you`d have gone for Luftwaffe blue though :lol:

As you don`t do Tunisia, can I expect a parcel soon then ;) wouldn`t want this to gather dust on a shelf - would we :lol:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Wiking » 05 Apr 2012

Piers wrote:I wanted an excuse to try out Autumn SS smocks... Never again! :grin:


Aw! But you've got your eye in now! :grin:

Lovely job - I do like that vehicle but somehow it's not made it into my stash yet... :scratch:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Taylor » 05 Apr 2012

Superb work as usual :clapping: :clapping: :clapping: :clapping: :clapping: :clapping:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Piers » 05 Apr 2012

Richard B. wrote:
As you don`t do Tunisia, can I expect a parcel soon then ;) wouldn`t want this to gather dust on a shelf - would we :lol:


Yet... Richard... Dont do it 'yet'. ;)

Thanks guys. This one was hard work for some reason. Never done SS autumn camo so its nice to hear they look good... Wasnt at all sure.

Its not up to the standards of some of the entries, but to be honest, Im just glad its finished! :grin:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Yekke » 05 Apr 2012

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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Richard B. » 05 Apr 2012

Piers wrote:
Richard B. wrote:
As you don`t do Tunisia, can I expect a parcel soon then ;) wouldn`t want this to gather dust on a shelf - would we :lol:


Yet... Richard... Dont do it 'yet'. ;)



Oh great another period of WW2 I`ll have to abandon :cray:

You know i only do stuff no-one else does ;)
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Piers » 05 Apr 2012

Well its your fault... :this:

You shouldnt write inspiring articles and AARs then! :grin:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Donogh » 05 Apr 2012

Not too shabby for a night's work Piers :shock:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Richard B. » 05 Apr 2012

Piers wrote:Well its your fault... :this:

You shouldnt write inspiring articles and AARs then! :grin:


Highly f**king unlikely my stuff has ever inspired anyone to do anything - except show them how NOT TOO ;)

i`ve got a really interesting Tunisia game planned, just working out how set up the table (quite big), will probably run it in the summer.
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Michi » 05 Apr 2012

That is stunning indeed, Piers. The vehicle is to your standard, but the crew is extraordinary this time. I really like it - and I do not tend to non-panzergrey German armour... :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Piers » 05 Apr 2012

Thanks... Appreciate the comment as it was a swine to do! :grin:
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby DonFabrizio » 05 Apr 2012

Sheer beauty Piers!
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Alanmccoubrey » 05 Apr 2012

Very nice indeed.
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Re: SdKfz 251/17 Ausf. C, Herman Göring Division, Tunisia 19

Postby Janick » 05 Apr 2012

Stunning work Piers... :good:
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