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1/35 scale G6 in the pipeline
Graugrun
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 - 06:31 AM UTC
I have heard some rumours from a very believable source that a major model maker (well respected for both their quality and accuracy) is looking very closley at making a 1/35th scale South African G6!

They have requested some detailed information from a couple of sources in S.A. They apparently have some good info already, however detail on the underneath and a couple of other finer aspects are what they are still short of.

I do not want to say who it is yet until I have further clarification

Sorry - but I promise to post more news as and when I have it.

If this is indeed correct then this will be the first S.A. model put into a production run of one of the world's most respected plastic model makers.


Matthew
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North-West, South Africa
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Posted: Sunday, June 24, 2007 - 12:57 AM UTC
Awesome, great news if it true
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Sunday, June 24, 2007 - 07:05 AM UTC


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major model maker (well respected for both their quality and accuracy)



Hmmmm, that narrows it down to either DML or AFV Club in my book....

Good news indeed Thanks Matt

Rudi
Graugrun
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007 - 05:32 PM UTC
Sorry Rudi, I cannot comment yet nor hint any further

Matthew
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007 - 06:01 PM UTC

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Sorry Rudi, I cannot comment yet nor hint any further

Matthew



Damn! So much for the fishing expedition! LOL

Although my money is on AFV Club or perhaps even Trumpeter. IMO DML are too concerned with releasing every possible 3rd Reich vehicle ever produced or conceived to produce an 'obscure' gun like the G6

Wonder if they'll release a G7? Now THAT would be cool!!!!
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Monday, June 25, 2007 - 06:04 PM UTC
Oh, and another thought.... you all of course do realize we're going to need crews and support infantry for this gun?

I think it's time Roland starts producing a few SADF and SANDF figures
ROLANDQ
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Cape Province, South Africa
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Posted: Friday, June 29, 2007 - 07:43 PM UTC

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I think it's time Roland starts producing a few SADF and SANDF figures



Ha Ha!!!

Like I dont have enough things to do as it is already....


cheers
Roland
steelrudi
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Iowa, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 09:14 AM UTC
I was wondering if anyone has converted figures to SADF bushwar troopies. I have converted some Israeli figs, but does anyone have any better subjects or ideas? Any help would help me. I need crews for a Buffel, Ratel 20, and Olifant plus infantry. Help!!!!!!! I have found that Games-Workshop green stuff works well for conversions, but it is alot of work. I enjoy it but, short cuts would be a plus.
iowacentral
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Iowa, United States
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Posted: Sunday, August 19, 2007 - 12:51 PM UTC
Has there been any more info on this. I remember reading somewhere that a kit was out, maybe only a pre-production kit. Just wondering if anymore info out there.
Scott
Graugrun
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Sunday, August 19, 2007 - 07:20 PM UTC
All I can say is that there are at least 3 people that I know, who are sending them (the kit maker) photos and other info. Apparently they are concentrating on the versions as currently used by the SANDF.

Cheers,
Matthew
iowacentral
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Iowa, United States
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Posted: Monday, August 20, 2007 - 04:36 AM UTC
The reason I ask, is because I have read on another site of someone getting a G6 kit that someone had produced. Evidently, the boys over or up in England, depending on where you are, have a kit "as its now produced". So, somewhere someone has produced this kit in some form.Resin or plastic, I do not know.
Scott
tonydi
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South Africa
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2007 - 02:44 PM UTC
Many moons ago, FIRE FORCE produced a 1/35th resin version. It featured in Military in Scale then. I had one too, but it was not very good at all. Hope this helps somewhat.
TGVorster
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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 06:21 AM UTC
Excllent News!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry for being absent for so long but Mr. Mittal takes more than his pound of flesh and despite his best efforst to blow me up in some hairy gas explosions I am still here.
theoke
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Cape Province, South Africa
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Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2007 - 08:30 PM UTC
Hello Guy's,

Wanted to let you know,that my friend Gerard and I finished our G6,althoug the scale is 1/87.
Some pic's you kan see here,
http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/album/557575005SglbWI

This model couldnt be made without the superb help of some guy's in this forum,my special thanks to Frank,James,Moritz and Graugrun(Matthew).

Hope that you could help me with my next project,the Ratel family,but will make therefore a new topic,

Again thanks for all the help

regards Theo
Graugrun
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 06:02 AM UTC
Hey Theo, glad I could help!

Matthew
boerbebop
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United States
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Posted: Sunday, December 26, 2010 - 03:52 PM UTC
I was reading a post where there was pictures of a bunch of SANDF military vehicles. Where can I buy these models>