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Q & A with pickelhaube

  Fighting 1:18th member pickelhaube, well known for his realistic Modern Era and WWII custom 1:18 scale vehicle kits, recently took time away from his busy schedule to answer questions posed by The Fighting 1:18th forum members. Q1 – I imagine you were collecting before you started customizing. When did you start collecting and what was it that drew you into collecting 1:18 scale vehicles? pickel: I have always been a collector. I Started with Nazi Helmets, switched to WW1 steel Helmets, then switched to Nazi Daggers, and finally ended up collecting WW1 style spike helmets (Pickelhaubes). Prices went sky high. So, I had to stop collecting militaria and discovered 1/18 planes and tanks. Nice and big! Q2 – When and why did you start customizing? pickel: I started trying to convert a P-40 into a P-36 about 6 years ... Read More »