Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Zvezda Trebuchet

Finally after a very long search I´ve obtained the Zvezda Trebuchet. I found it for sale at Kalfakis Model Hobbies in Athens..and I can only HIGHLY commend the service provided. Even as a first time customer, every one of my questions was answered,  after I put the wrong (Too high) price in I was E-mailed that I was going to pay too much and  the delivery was prompt. A big thankyou to Costas for the excellent service ....:-D 
He has another 5-6 Zvezda trebuchets for sale...so if you´re after one..be quick ;-D
All three together..Faith, Hope and Charity. From left to right, Miniart, Fredericus-rex and Zvezda.
Very similar in design to the Miniart Trebuchet..
The "running board" is a seperate piece. The whole thing is supposed to be based but until I get aroung to doing so, I´ve added some clear plastic (removable) strips to keep the sides propely aligned.
Hello to Jen and Ben from Jen & Ben´s Wargaming Figures blog. If only I could paint as well as they can!!!!!!!!!

21 comments:

  1. The three virtues will...deliver you a..rain of stone!
    Fantastic work Paul. The painting looks very consistent. Good work!

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  2. She's a big old beauty Paul, nice work and good to hear about a decent trader!

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  3. Wonderful! They look very nice!

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  4. These are some great looking Machines of War.

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  5. Machines of War? Nah, they're just toys! :-D

    Great work Paul, and it's nice seeing them all three together! ;-D

    Greetings
    Peter
    http://peterscave.blogspot.com/

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  6. Wow!! those 3 trebuchets look like 3 beauties!!!
    Great work, Paul!

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  7. Can you list her "vital statistics" ie. how tall, etc?

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    1. Hi,
      Width- 10cm´s, length – 13cm´s and height(to the top of the supports) 13cm´s. If the arm is the upright fired position, it´s 23cm´s tall.
      Cheers
      Paul

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  8. They look like they could all do a fair bit of damage. And well done to Costos at Kalfakis Models!!

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  9. A rather splendid piece of kit, but not sure you would want to receive any charitable donations from this lady!

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  10. Good of you to help stave off the Greek bankruptcy! :)
    They are all fine models, and the names Faith Hope and Charity are wonderful. I would ask for terms the day I saw those three going up outside my walls.
    Cheers,
    Mike

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  11. awsome and great shopping tips there :-D

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  12. Hi Paul,

    So happy to see you here!

    As always, your works are inspirational and your speed is what Jen and I dream about!

    Keep up the great work my friend, we are your cheerleaders!

    Ben and Jen

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    1. Hi Ben
      Your and Jens Level of painting is what I dream about :-D
      Cheers
      paul

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  13. Nice collection of Arty, Paul. Heave a stone or two for me.

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  14. This is a spectacular piece here Paul. Thank you for putting up links to different manufacturers. It's helping me to broaden my knowledge of what is available out there.

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  15. Sweet work Paul! Reminds me I must find those pics of my working model for you, once I get home...

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    1. Thanks paul.
      I´ll have to get my "big Bertha" pics up. Just got the thing finished, it´s still in the test firing stages. I´ll try and get a film made as well.
      Cheers
      paul

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  16. They look great:-) I want one!

    Jason

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    1. Thanks Jason
      Trebs are great things..the video on youtube of the one at warick castle firing!!!!!! and the trebuchets in the film KoH...brillaint!
      I´m working on building a to sclae treb that actually fires..but I need to learn a bit more about them first, that´s why I´ve built a "large" scale one first.
      Cheers
      paul

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  17. Look forward to seeing these in some action shots.

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