Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Sideview of the Merkavas

So here is another pic in continuation of last week. The Sideview of two Merkavas II guarding the airport as the sun begins to set.

The collectible is not awesomely done but i hope the background and the shading makes up for it. Enjoy. :D

Merkavas at the runway

Other News: Still trying to convince Josh to Buy GHQ... and i hav eyet to do anything from what i last said.... Been busy wif SIMCITY 4 and making my military bases in the cities i have build... Been playing too much of it.. HEHE. it will be a while before i get back on the Modern Military hobby Train of thought..

Cheerios!! :D

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Merkavas on patrol

The Merkava variant 2. Undoubtedly the biggest tank I have seen so far. A giant even among it brother MBTs. It has similar characteristics in terms of arnament and range and speed as its western counterparts. With a 120mm Cannon, a range of 500km and a 54kmh speed, it packs a formidable punch.

Here is a pic of two Merkavas patrolling around an airport.

The Merkavas guarding the airport

Nothing much on my progress of Military Models. Still thinking of what paintbrush to get. Perhaps I might research on stores in KL that provide airbrushes and modelling equipments..

Other than tht, there is nothing much. Still looking on what to buy from GHQ and will consolidate with my frens.


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Trying to create a Blackhawk Down Ambience

Hi Again. After Talking about Last weeks entry, Just felt like putting more pics that give me more memories of Blackhawkdown. here we have the AH-6 Little Birds and a Humvee near by. All vehicles were part of the movie.

A Did You know fact: The UH-6 has been modified and used as a UAV. It has been used for Unmanned Little Bird Programme to gain experience in Unmanned flight.

Helo Task force in Camp

The Blue Hue over the Little Birds as a Hummer watch from the Side.

On a side note, although i have and will not be active for military model kits. I have a few more desire to expand my collection. Oh yes.. you bet yer. Im thinking of getting GHQ models for both Air, Land and Sea to paint, on top of what i have now. This will mean getting a collection of a different scale and also integrating the colour green into my collection. As for the near future, I will have to upgrade my Destroyer and fix more ships in the years to come.

Of which, I have a Kirov-class Cruiser, Pyotr Veliky to deal with. An US Amphibious Landing Ship and a few Russian Missile Corvettes to go. Life is hard. :p

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

The Little Bird Assembling.

Hey Hey again. Time to show a lil more different stuff on the Blog. Ever since i caught the show Blackhawk Down which for me became one of the most awesome modern day combat shows up to date, i ahve never really been able to shrugg off my likeness for the UH-60 Blackhawk Helo and the really small yet vicious MH-6 Little Bird.

What really appealed to me is when the Delta force team members were sitting on the side of the birds when they got ready to deploy onto the mission ground. Another great scene is the one where the Little Birds when on a full auto firing run on the Somalians.

The MH-6 has an attack variant called AH-6. To pilot the Little Bird requires a crew of 2, goes at a max speed of 282 kmph and a range of 430km. It can hold an armanent payload of 4 Hellfire Missiles, 70 Hydro Rocket Pods , Two 7.62 M134 Miniguns or Two 50 cal. GAU-19


Helo Task force in the Shadows
Three Dashland Little Birds, AH-6 and a Chinhook on the Background

Closeup of the taskforce
Different Shade of the Same Pic.

Today, I have been reviewing what i should do in terms of projects when i go back to KL and somehow im in a stuck on what to do. THe reason being the fact that i wanna start out my painting with airbrushing. Only problem is i dun have an airbrush and most good ones cost a lot at the moment.

Thankfully, i found a model shop in Singapore that provides great diorama, airbrush and tools for my model kits that i can probably used next time when i have enough cash to buy it.

As for now, i tink i am goin got take a breather on painting Military stuff. Will still be finding a plastic transparent case for my models.

Thats about it for my projects. In any case, its going smoothly and I am confident i can finish by the end of the year.

There also has been talk about my stigma for green which is relatively true even though the army's primary colour is green in the armed forces. Never liked the blending of green with other colours. Don't ask me why, but it was just some wierd stigma of mine and im sur emany may have noticed in most of my blogs, there is hardly a big splotch of green right up ur face.

But as for now, i want my military collectibles and models to be as realistic as possible. On top of that, somehow i seem to be able to get pass the stigma of the colour green not only in my military collection but also in my other hobby collections.

So you will be seeing green colour real soon :D On top of tht, im actually displaying more green all over my hobby collection. Finally making some changes in my life and my wierd stigma. We all have our idiosyncracies. Some ppl detest the colour red or blue or yellow to similar or different extents, but as for me.. im gonna try to eliminate it once and for all. For all colours brighten up the world.. OH YEAH


Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Another View of the British MBT

Continuing with the Challenger 2 MBT. So far, 400 plus have been built for the Great Britain's Defenses. At the same time, it has been exported to Oman, which by far, is the only importer of Challenger 2 tanks.

It has an operational range of 450km, possesses a nuclear, biological and chemical protection system in the turret bustle and is one of the most heaviest armoured main battle tank in the world. Gosh I so love being a nerd. :D

Troops back up the Challenger

Challenger 2 tank with GDI Troopers on the roll.

As for now, i am just contemplating on how to organise my various pending projects such that i am able to handle them and do it. Thinking of doing airbrushing too but it gets a lil tough on my finances and airbrushing overseas in KL would be pretty hard for myself..
Gotta plan this right.. But now.. just gonna carry on enjoying the hols.. :D