Flak-37 'Inspirations' by Artur Wałachowski | Armorama™

Adie Roberts continues his inspirations to help inspire modellers of all abilities to work out of their comfort zone building dioramas or just trying new builds.

This is partial text from the full article (usually with photos) at https://armorama.com/news/flak-37-inspirations-by-artur-walachowski

Why would there be ammo laying about willy-nilly, especially when their traverse is limited by their position?

And why do we have to fish to even get the basic info, like Manufacturer of kit, crew and building in these articles?

It doesn’t “Inspire me”. It “pisses me off”.

Stealing a line from Oddball in the movie “Kelly’s Heroes”…“what’s with the negative waves?”

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Joepanzer - You might need to get a new hobby if this one is making you become like this!

Dio looks great and you can see a lot of time has gone into it. I believe the base/hose is from Verlinden in resin 1/35. As soon as I saw it I thought it was the Verlinden box art as I haven’t seen the Dio for awhile.
Great work Adie!!

Not the hobby, at all.

It’s this site. It used to be cool place to converse with other modelers. Now, the top portion is dominated by “Experts” or “Pros” or whatever you’d like to call them. The forums were an important part of why i used to visit this site-the useful information. My second highest reason was for the build articles and photos, submitted by the average Joe. I understand that they couldn’t transfer all the data/formatting across to the new platform, but totally changing every aspect of this website has really turned me off.

I agree, the ammo lying around doesn’t look right. Is that an early Bob Ross original on the ground? :wink: J/K…

Yes I understand about the Site and I feel the same way it’s changed way to much but the person doing the Dio has done a nice job so no need to be so harsh on them unless you can post all your great Dios that are 100% perfect
And Paksa can you post your work as well because I would love to give you my thoughts on it as well!!

In my opinion there is nothing wrong with the ammo clips in those positions at all. From where the loader would be positioned they are all within easy reach to reload a weapon system with a fairly high rate of fire so it has no bearing on how the weapon is aligned, it wouldn’t have to move to readily use all that ammo in a short space of time.
And for all we know, the crew could also be easily having a very short respite and lull in battle to refresh and short themselves out ready for the next push.
Sometimes you don’t need to know every detail about a Dio… Sometimes it’s nice to just look at them and take them for well presented and built scenes…
Great scene, nicely built and looks realistic.

It’s a great dio, but the guys are right all the ammo would be in piles . Not one here and another there it isn’t efficient. In the heat of battle you have to know that where the ammo is not searching all over for it.
It’s the same with stowage unless your at a rest position it is all securely secured and certainly not over a engine vent with armor subjects.