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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #105 on: January 18, 2018, 02:58:39 am »
There are ways round it without resorting to sanding.  I don't want to do that unless I have to due to all the nice detail that I'd lose.

Bearing in mind the kit's... erm, similarity, shall we say? - to the CMR Attacker, I'm just curious to see if that has the same issue?  I've got one somewhere...
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #106 on: January 19, 2018, 06:15:59 am »
I struggled with the CMR Attacker, and yes it is very "similar"  :angel: Never really finished it, one of the few CMR kits I've developed a passionate dislike for  :banghead:

I found the AZ one easier, perhaps because it's injection, but still needed to work at it, although I've enjoyed it.
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« Reply #107 on: January 20, 2018, 03:56:55 pm »
I'll take the CMR kit off your hands if you wish to dispose of it?  :thumbsup:
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #108 on: January 21, 2018, 04:15:49 am »
I'll take the CMR kit off your hands if you wish to dispose of it?  :thumbsup:

I have absolutely no idea where it is Lee. Got as far as paint and then developed a grudge against it  :banghead:
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #109 on: March 27, 2018, 01:10:44 pm »
You probably already know all about this one, Lee,  and may even have it in your fleet of Spitfires, but I have just found a picture in the book  "RAF Squadrons" and found it fascinating.  It shows a Spitfire IV of 680 squadron operating on photo reconnaissance missions over the Aegean from Egypt.  The aircraft looks scruffy and covered in blotches, but it had in fact been treated with filler and rubbed down (1:1 scale PSR) to give as smooth a finish as possible and thus maximum performance.   The photo is noted as being from the collection of Chaz Bowyer.

Possibly another scheme by which we can indulge in the ancient pastime of Numpty-Boggling.
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #110 on: September 14, 2018, 01:21:36 am »
stay on target Lee  finish what you can, it gives the possibility of new starts later, with no pressure from backlogs.
and I think it may be a bit too early for me as I read the  Egyptian mk 18.    as an ekranoplan Mk18, which made me stop, and slowly re-read the sentence  :o
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #111 on: September 14, 2018, 04:31:58 am »

    as an ekranoplan Mk18,


Boggle factor on 11!  :o
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Re: The Wooksta! - The Plan: Comments thread
« Reply #112 on: September 14, 2018, 08:16:41 am »

    as an ekranoplan Mk18,


Boggle factor on 11!  :o

Much boggling here, too.   I'd be fascinated to see Ekranoplans Mks 1 to 17 inclusive, too.
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