We had a great January meeting - Well attended and lots of eye candy for everyone. Here are some of the highlights. You can see more at the club Facebook page. Below are some of the sale goodies that we at the meeting. This was Panzercommander's sale table and he had some real goodies; I should know, he got quite a bit of my Christmas money.
J. Kidd bashed these three D-Day timeframe Rangers and a 101st Airborne trooper from the Market Garden Operation. Nice job John, they look really sharp.
Gray Ghost bashed these Korean War American Infantry Soldiers in Cold weather gear using uniforms and gear from the Soldier Story figure and a smattering of other items. He's calling it a work in progress, but it is looking pretty good to me. This is part of a Korean War display that he is planning for this year's ETJ show in March.
These three Shermans are part of Point Man and Gray Ghost's 37th Tank Battalion. At the November meeting they were still working on the builds. Here they are freshly painted and lettered, just needing some weathering and detailing to finish them up. The lead tank is Point Man's, the other two belong to Gray Ghost.
The three tanks belong to 1st Platoon, Company B. There is a fourth Sherman in the unit as well, but Point Man didn't have enough room to bring it too.
Hammer Six showed these Waffen SS motorcycle troopers. This is just one of nine or ten motorcycles in the unit that Hammer is building. The motorcycles were all painted and weather by Cory Lord and are beautiful pieces. The troops are being assembled by Hammer Six. It is going to be one impressive looking unit when it is completed.
Cue the James Bond Theme - Dr. Zorkon showed off his latest find, Goldfinger from the Bond Movie of the same name. This is really a sharp looking figure, very well done.
Below, the Doctor has created a "Kid Mad Scientist" using pieces from a Barbie Lab and a Jenny Weasley from the Mattel Harry Potter series. A clever idea.
Cindy displayed these four figures that she had recently worked on - (left to right) an Afrika Korps soldier, Desert Storm U.S. Infantry, Luftwaffe Officer and a German Doctor. Cindy typically uses vintage type Joes for her bashes; she likes the way the clothes look on them. In this group the guy on the left is the exception, a BBI figure.
Panzercommander brought a couple of 4th Armored figures. These figures are extremely sharp looking with really nice details. The inspiration for the figures was the piece of art shown below from a 1/35th Scale figure box. They look really sharp and I think it is cool that he even found a sculpt that looks very much like the Captain in the artwork. Nice job!
George K wowed us all with this metal cargo truck. What a cool piece. He intends to paint it OD and fill it up with Vietnam era Marines, which will be even cooler in my humble opinion. It is really a sharp looking piece though. The seats fold down in the cargo area and the slats are actually wood. I've got to say, if I had room, I'd find me one of these (I probably wouldn't be able to lift it though).
George also showed his latest bashes - a special forces soldier, a WWII Pilot and Dragon's Mitch, modern pilot. All very cool.
And that's the SSCC's January eye candy. It was a great meeting and everyone had a good time. If you live in the area, think about joining us for the February meeting. We'd love to have you.
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