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    Re: Conte WW2 Priory

    Robin,Trying to find willing locales to set up this monster (Also have room-filling pieces for the PTO!)is an intriguing challenge.Perhaps a 100' table?

    Kudos to your countrymen who shared some ...
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    Re: Conte WW2 Priory

    Robin,Indeed ,Sir. I am doing the city of St.Mihiel 1918. I have almost 90 buildings amassed towards this venture.The Priory would add to the
    'charm'.

    Take care,Sir.

    Regards,
    Randy Dittmar
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    Conte WW2 Priory

    Trying to track down the Conte WW2 Priory building w/walled cemetery inc.tombstones,headstones.Do not need the figures.
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    USMC AT Gun

    Ask and ye shall receive.

    Thomas Gunn is now short 2 -37mm AT guns,a well-used Marine weapon in WW2. Nicely done.No one has ever
    released this baby. The Corps used this through Okinawa(Japs had...
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    Re: The Big Red One-redux

    I'm visiting your museum in Wheaton ,first week of June. The 6th would be ideal.
  6. Re: Hey diddle diddle straight up the middle

    "Kill zone" with a pulse..pop smoke..3-5 second rush or nearest cover.Always hairy..always.Great job on live-round MOUT turf dio!
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    The Big Red One-redux

    Watched this once again with a more discerning eye last night. Been 10 years past and I should have stayed the evening with "My Favorite Martian".

    Bad,bad flick.German Panzers? BARs? rifle...
  8. Re: Gee Larry, this is the third day in a row we got this detail.

    Steve,As always,if you're not having fun,you're not tryin'!


    (Seems like only yesterday..........)
  9. Re: Gee Larry, this is the third day in a row we got this detail.

    Never,and I do mean ever did I see a squid burning shitters.Brown(no pun intended) Water types? I had the 'honor ' on a few occasions.The Officer holes were the best as their **** didn't stink.
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    Re: Yellow Fiends!

    Our linedoggies did their fair share of Pac War mayhem as well. Army had White Stars on their canteen covers.Marines 'borrowed' G.I. gear whenever /wherever possible.Army amtracs had festive white...
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    Re: Yellow Fiends!

    Larry,About 1/3 are Pacific War metal Shermans(wood sideboards,no Ma deuce,no white star on sides,chicken wire/spikes on ALL hatches),about 1/4th all Jap tanks are 1/35s. Plenty of piled up US/Jap...
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    Re: Yellow Fiends!

    My basement is a Pacific War 'Paradise'. Kindred spirits we are. 44 Jap tanks(Ha-go,Chi-ha,Amphibious)1400 Jap grunts,88 Amtracs(all types),???(many) LCIs,
    33 Shermans,17 Stuarts & 1900 Jarheads...
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    Re: Crown Toy Soldiers

    Texarkana lads! Sold him 10,000 metal black-powder era pieces quite a while back. Not easy to keep in touch but we have our moments.
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    Re: NV.1 and NV.5 Dioramas Questions

    Thank you so much for the offer.I'm having the 2 plates in question re-done . What does fit into that big 'V'indent on a single plate?

    Take care!

    R.K.Dittmar
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    Revenge/Bride of Conte

    Nancy Conte just sent me a mail announcing new plastic sword & sandal figures in configuration. No interest in that era but.........?
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    Re: NV.1 and NV.5 Dioramas Questions

    Just bought and assembled both.12 plates..very,very heavy($80.00+ to ship both to me).5 mangled buildings 4 fit in plates rather nicely,one does not and one plate w/heavy 'V' indent ...I have no...
  17. Re: Anyone know a good model ship builder?

    I am having SD Model Makers of Carlsbad.CA.make me the U.S.S.Inchon (LPH-12).
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    Re: Take your Fireteam and....

    One could have a'field day' dolling up helmets and flak jackets with mostly inappropriate slurs,jargon ,peace signs,hometowns ,nicknames,months(days) to DEROS..et al..
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    Re: Hacksaw Ridge

    P.S. Odd that the film had the Japs constantly at fixed bayonets and not once were the Army Infantry at same.On line assaults with lead,no steel!??
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    Re: Hacksaw Ridge

    Nicely done! E-4 Doss was not a jarhead however. Linedoggie Medic w/307th Regt/77th I.D..lads. Army should have been kicked in the *** for putting a CO into a line-outfit vs.the Japs.COs were Medics...
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    Re: Austin Miniatures

    Phone # there..NFG. Anyone?
  22. Re: Question for Andy: USMC Sherman in Pacific

    Marines did not have Jap aiming points('Stars' ) in the sides of ANY vehicle ,to include AmTracs(unless 'appropriated 'recently from the Army.)
    No 'Ma Deuce' on turret (maybe an easily removed...
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    Re: Netflix 'The Punisher'

    Marine Corps makes this more 'edgy'. I like 'edgy'.
  24. Re: KING & COUNTRY Dispatches -- February 2019

    Andy,Jarheads in Hue...nize.(Here we go) However,ahem, Most Marines carried a bayonet,K-Bar,we all had watches,assault packs- And 'interesting' phrases on the back of flak jackets.Could use a few...
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    Re: New Conte plastic?

    Well,for me,WW1-1918 AEF,French and Germans and WW2 Japs.That's it.Poses..we can talk.
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