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Hot Out of the Molds 2019
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Monday, December 31, 2018 - 03:59 AM UTC
Welcome to Hot Out of the Molds 2019! This campaign is for those who have a brand new kit (anything with a copyright date of 2018 or 2019) and want to get right to it. Build logs are encouraged so we can all see how the new kit goes together. The campaign is once again being led by our friend Jesper (SGTJKJ).

If you want to see the rules and sign up, go here. Pictures of the finished product go in the campaign gallery.

Looking forward to some brand new plastic on display!

Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 - 07:38 AM UTC
oh i am up for this, i have a Bandai Blockade Runner on it's way to me and should be here in January or possibly Feburary
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
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Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019 - 01:34 AM UTC
Hi Guys and gals!

I am going to run this again this year as the campaign leader. Michael, thanks a lot for setting on the signup page and gallery.

Glad to see one of our regulars here already Welcome onboard, David!

I have not decided what to build yet, but there is so much cool stuff to choose from. More to follow on that one.

Remember, anything copyright'ed in 2018 or 2019 is good for this campaign.
Propster
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Joined: January 01, 2019
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Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019 - 06:05 PM UTC
I picked up this P-40F at the hobby shop the other day as I have always had an interest in the P-40 as most of Australia's top aces during WWII got most of their kills flying it. It was only after I got home and read some of the reviews on Trumpeter's early efforts that I feel it may have been an error! But what is done is done and it does come with decals for an RAAF machine. So anyways I will keep you posted on how it pans out.

AussieReg
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 01:46 AM UTC
G'day Stephen. I'm following several builds of this new kit on various forums and have seen no complaints yet. I believe that it is all new tooling and Trumpeter have upped their game. It will be good to see what you can do with it!

Cheers, D
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019 - 08:28 PM UTC
Stephen, cool choice. Is the Australian version also with the iconic shark teeth?

I have choosen a completely different subject. Fantasy flight games just released these imperial royal guards. Very cool stuff. I will have to practice different shades and gloss surfacing of reds. Probably more of a challenge to me than I realize.

More to follow



BlackWidow
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European Union
Joined: August 09, 2009
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Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 11:56 PM UTC
Just signed in with this one. Jumped into my bag after yesterdays club meeting ....
Hope I can squeeze the build somewhere in my production plan for this year ....



Have a nice Sunday!
Torsten
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 12:10 AM UTC
Painting has begun - more to follow

McScheffer
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Niedersachsen, Germany
Joined: July 11, 2013
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Posted: Wednesday, April 03, 2019 - 04:19 AM UTC
My entry for this campaign. The new Spähpanzer Puma from Rye Field





It's a beautiful kit and looks like an easy built.

Regards

Chris
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:26 AM UTC
Welcome onboard, Chris. Interesting choice.

I Am done with my Royal guards and emperor Palpatine. Quite difficult painting job as almost everything is red. Tried to work with shades and gloss vs. mat surfaces.

Looking forward to see the status of other entries.



McScheffer
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Niedersachsen, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 02:58 AM UTC
Hey Jesper,

your Palpatine looks fantastic. I can imagine the flashes getting out of his left hand

Regards
Chris
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 07:22 AM UTC
They are great Jesper. The subtle variation in the shades has come off very well.
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 09:18 AM UTC
Thanks for the comments, guys. Much appreciated!
RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019 - 09:12 AM UTC
My entry for this campaign