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by Quickfire
14 May 2017 21:23
Forum: Chat
Topic: Pebble Island
Replies: 7
Views: 69

Pebble Island

35th anniversary tonight. http://www.defensemedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Pebble_Island_Mentors-and-Pucaras_.jpg http://images2.persianblog.ir/1632_psRATQKq.jpg Not posting the long lost reenactment by G Squadron for Frederick Forsyth and the Bee Bee Cee in 1984 or 1985 for the series ...
by Quickfire
17 Apr 2017 15:02
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: For reference, MISB Picture box laser exterminator unboxing
Replies: 5
Views: 4584

Re: For reference, MISB Picture box laser exterminator unboxing

Very interesting indeed.

Quite the :laser: shortage .... wonder if connected to the nefarious plans for 1985.

At least we now we know where all the non-doofus :shadow: went ... into boxed Shadowtraks and Exterminators. :shock: :roll:

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by Quickfire
17 Apr 2017 14:55
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: For reference, MISB Picture box z force jeep unboxing
Replies: 10
Views: 7438

Re: For reference, MISB Picture box z force jeep unboxing

Thanks for sharing, interesting to know the wheels were coming off the well-oiled Palitoy machine some time before the Jan 1985 apocalypse...
paul463 wrote:Amendment to the collectors guide required.......
... TOO SOON!

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by Quickfire
17 Apr 2017 14:51
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: For reference, MISB picture box shadowtrak unboxing
Replies: 7
Views: 5527

Re: For reference, MISB picture box shadowtrak unboxing

At least the box photo is consistent with the contents: :shadow: rather than :vulture:

Everyday was Friday afternoon once the design team was out ... ???

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by Quickfire
27 Mar 2017 21:58
Forum: Chat
Topic: St. Nazaire
Replies: 2
Views: 45

St. Nazaire

About 75 years and 58 minutes ago tonight the raiding party formed up offshore over 60 nautical miles from St. Nazaire and began their approach to the Loire estuary and their target: the Normandie dry dock. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Bundesarchiv_Bild_101II-MW-3722-22%2C_St....
by Quickfire
21 Mar 2017 23:08
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Cardback - Mailaway Medal Numbers
Replies: 65
Views: 61512

Re: Cardback - Mailaway Medal Numbers

Right, all the leaflets and everything have their own codes. Most of my carded stuff is restickered or even packaged locally, so no visible numbers. But, I have a heap of 40th boxed bits and they also have cat numbers. Hopper, next time you are on, LMK if you want any of them. Actually, the equipme...
by Quickfire
20 Mar 2017 21:50
Forum: Action Force [Palitoy]
Topic: Cardback - Mailaway Medal Numbers
Replies: 65
Views: 61512

Re: Cardback - Mailaway Medal Numbers

Chopper wrote:Um. Not to open too big a can of worms. I noticed some numbers on my VAM mailaway box lids. I wonder how they tie in? I should check my other carded/boxed VAM stuff I guess.
You should do that immediately.

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by Quickfire
03 Feb 2017 14:25
Forum: Battle - Action Force
Topic: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft
Replies: 409
Views: 204365

Re: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft

A lot of outgoing Grads from Donetsk city centre last night - usual Russian practice to dissuade counter-battery fire. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1C1KtRV3E0 However, Ukrainians replied in one Donetsk suburb - area known as 'Motel' - took out an ammo dump, possibly recce'd before. http://www.you...
by Quickfire
01 Feb 2017 21:22
Forum: Battle - Action Force
Topic: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft
Replies: 409
Views: 204365

Re: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft

Ukrainian front line two or three days ago.

EDIT: Footage from battle last year ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAjRqLOsujY

Report from around the same time (no subtitles but worth the watch)



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by Quickfire
31 Jan 2017 21:55
Forum: Battle - Action Force
Topic: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft
Replies: 409
Views: 204365

Re: Operation Bloodhound - Red Shadow Air Cushion Landing Craft

Outgoing from Russian occupied Donetsk suburb around noon as Avdiivka battle continued.

EDIT - so ... the Russians got these taken down as well ....





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