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    Link to a site from a Canadian master of 1/6th

    Back in the oooold days of the Dragon's Den of '97, there were very very few customizers out there that would share all the tricks of the trade.

    This gentleman, whom I'm sure really doesn't need to be introduced, but who's site is just a frickin' wealth of 'how to' knowledge, is one everyone should visit at least once and wander around in. Just a joy.

    http://members.shaw.ca/battlefields/

    His hints and walk-throughs on head sculpting are incredible.

    Go on, go look!

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    Hey!!!!! He's one of my local customers. I just saw him a few days ago. I've been to his house a few times. Awesome collection and whatta great guy!!!!!

    When I read the subject title, I knew it was gonna be Francis.
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    Ok, that's damn cool. I've been using his site forever!

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    Wow - great site... I really appreciated that opening on the hobby and it's practitioners - definitely strikes a chord. Excellent sulpting and paint on those figures as well. I will be visiting this site on a regular basis. Thanks for the link Caz.

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    Excellent link

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    Thanks for the link! The dioramas are really really really...awsome. *bookmarks*

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    Yeah, he's quite a god amongst the 1/6 community here in Vancouver. Because whenever I have local WW2 customers, they always ask me if I know Francis or if they don't ask, I would ask them if they know him. And if I ask, they always end up saying "Are you kidding me? I've only visited his site 1000 times" hahaha or if I tell him that I went to his house then they would say "You met Francis?!?!?!? What's he like?? Can you tell him to make me a headsculpt??" hahaha

    But yeah, Francis is really a great guy. He's a wealth of knowledge and its awesome that he shares his tricks and tips and that's totally respectable amongst the 1/6 world.
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    I first discovered this guy years ago.

    Is he an OSW member as well?
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    I had this site saved, someone passed it around in chat one week. He's pretty astounding. I seem to remember him posting his SPR figures here some time ago.
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    Pretty spiffy stuff there!

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    Hi all:
    I gather this is Frank Tavares' site we're discussing? Yeah I saw his stuff and he's astounding For his Canadian figures, he actually tracked down original bolts of the Canadian battle dress just to get the correct colour and texture. Now that's dedication

    His kitbashes take months if not a year to produce

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    I rember that guys work from back in the day... I remeber he did some great EATG figures aswell, Great customizer there...
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