Malta tanks .... FINALLY!

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    Malta tanks .... FINALLY!

    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:33 am

    For those interested Tamiya has launched the new Matilda in 1/35 finally [the most famous calendar tank in Malta], it already on sale in EU, USA and Asia, locally might be next year Sad apart the Matilda there is also the 1/48 Austin Tilly, very promising and also the Citroen Saloon car in 1/35. Would be nice to see the Matilda in 1/48 and the Austin in 1/35 as well, but that is another sad story!

    Bronco Models should be releasing an A13 good for Malta and seems for September a new Canadian Bofors [not sure if good for Malta as this Canadian thing is new to me].
    Reviews and fotos on Armorama and Perthminiatures sites.

    LuckyModels till date has the best offer for the Matilda ... happy shopping!

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:31 am

    Come on you AFV tracks, let us see you ALL painting the Matilda Shocked Rolling Eyes

    Sort of the same figure painting competition Twisted Evil Evil or Very Mad Suspect

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:36 am

    That is a nice idea Ray!

    We now at least there were 3 Matildas with different names, the most photogenic was Griffon ... but we need to browse the IWM photos more and sort of checking some private collection ...


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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:08 pm

    Hi anybody whant some inf on Matilda tank , I have just downloaded some good reference, next cub meet.. just let me now ... my pleasuer especially if it is a Maltese subject.......... cheers

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:08 pm

    Yes do check whatever you need to check, but get them ready for HiS 2010 Twisted Evil

    It would be a very good interesting theme if you had to make this materialise till next year's HiS re advertising etc.........

    Maybe a dumb question but here it goes.......Waltzing Matilda has anything to do with this Matilda Shocked ? I do know that it has a connection with the Australian Maltese Rolling Eyes or something like that, but otherwise I'm in the blind cyclops but always seeking a topic/s to PULL the crowds to our HiS cheers and I'm already dreaming what to say (nitpeclaq on TV) if this has the connection I want it to have Idea No

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    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:20 pm

    my tilda and puggy are half way here by now
    i should be getting them by the end of the week they where ordered and despatched from luckymodels on the 6th of august i got mine for just under 26 USD while they are selling in europe in the region of 35 to 48 euros

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:20 pm

    Bravu Marco!!!

    It's true that you rarely make a model, but still we of SSM would be NOTHING without you I love you
    Your loud (that can be heard when you say them to us) and sometimes silent INSTIGATIONS have inspired MOST of us from day1 at SSM and along these years and to this I'm always indebted to you as I rarely take shortcuts with the fear that you may NOTICE even though you're not into figures (those 4 CLASSIC BLUNDERS way back in '88 I think, will remain imprinted forever in my mind) Suspect

    So what do you think of my proposal re Matilda Suspect ?

    Keep safe........

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    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:25 pm

    ray walzing matilda has nothing to do with the maltese australian connection. the song/anthem was and still is considered as the unofficial australian national anthem

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:39 pm

    Probably the noise of a hit Matilda by 75mm [as it did not pentrate] instigated the rythm of the song, but when Rommel decided to put his 88mm into action the waltzing matilda tour had to be cancelled ... tongue

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:40 pm

    To Marco

    Yep you have made a strike on building models but you are a walking library ... so glad that you are a helping hand!

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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:05 pm

    O come on Ray those were the old days, now we have more hard working modellers and very good standard, our club has always been the best one on the Island , I say with honour, yes we passed some downs and ups but we are getting strong , in modilling and in our way of building models, you now as long as it is modelling Im always interested in the subject , especially when it became involved Malta ..

    Its my pleasuer to help anybody in modeling and especially in information ..

    Long live SSM..... cheers

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:17 pm

    Alex and Ivan Laughing I knew somehow that I was making a blunder Twisted Evil but still it can be mentioned/related or not in some way or another lol!

    Marco, either or, you still ROCK lol!

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    Post  Dottore on Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:28 pm

    Is one of them the PITTIROSS (robin in English) style footsteps left by that figure (Roman Centurion????) on the snow??? affraid

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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:47 pm

    GHal min forsi inqabdu l aptit jew ma nafx .

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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:49 pm

    ghed niprova nitfa stampa iima ma nafx xhed jigri[img][/img]

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:54 pm

    Marco, follow Tancred's INSTRUCTIONS below..........very simple since I understood them Shocked

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    [How to add photos
    Tancred on Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:44 pm

    .Here are instructions on adding photos:

    1. Create a new topic by clicking on the 'New Topic' button and enter a 'Subject'.

    2. Click on the 'Host an image' button (the 15th button from the left under Subject).

    3. Click on the Browse button and locate your photo on your computer's file system.

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    12. Add any captions or other text and when ready click on 'Send'.

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