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  • Birthday 01/31/1962

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  1. I've always loved the "then & now" pictures. Bayda, you have a amazing talent! Thanks for showing these pictures.
  2. Sonderbefehls

    Unknown Helmet?

    Earning it's keep... as a bird feeder.
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    M-40 Helmet Relic.

    Draw string and camouflage band now added.
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    Unknown Helmet?

    Here it is now...
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    Both Eagles now resprayed and mounted on their marble towers. Delighted to have finally finished them and to have given them a new lease of life.
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    Cheers Justin.
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    The different colours are clearly shown here. The darker colour is nearer to what I believe is it's original shade. Some more work needed on it's feet and then I'll see what the final colour should be?
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    Started on the darker eagle now and have cut a few corners here and there. The dark paint is wrong and in some places it has started to peel off. Two of it's talons have broken off and there was a big crack on one of it's wings. Now sorted, although I still have to do some more work on it's feet. Gave it a good rub down all over, primered it up and give it a coat of gold paint.
  9. A few holes here and there, but still in a good condition.
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    A good rub down with scotch brite pad, the eagle is given it's new paint. The colour is wrong for this eagle, it needs to be a lot darker, so I'll use these first coats as a base coat. I'll get some more paint mixed soon. Considering the poor state it was in, being bashed about for years, I think the repairs have come out well..
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    It was in a too bad of state Rich, it was crumbling and falling apart.. it needed help. Finally some gold paint applied, rubbed down and being made ready for a coat all over.
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    Further progress..
  13. Here's another one.. taken from a page of the "Signal" magazine..
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    NSDAP Eagle Restoration.

    Some more work done.. Finally got some primer on one side and more filler on the other. It's been hard to build up the "missing" edges of the wings, but at last some progress.
  15. Here you go Rich..