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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #60 on: August 06, 2015, 01:54:05 pm »
The general opinion around the camp was that the Bevs were 'Blocks of Flats with wings' and that they were SO ugly that the Earth repelled them rather than the wings generating enough lift to get them airborne.  ;D :lol:

Typical Blackburn Aircraft then  ;D
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #61 on: August 08, 2015, 04:32:33 am »
With BEVERLEYS?  :o
Need a bit of a time warp there I reckon..........

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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #62 on: August 11, 2015, 08:00:12 pm »
I had a dream last week I asked Sam to get me an HP Hastings model as a birthday present, but she brought home an awful old-mould Airfix Beverley...?!
I find it very hard to believe Academy would make a mistake like that he said sarcastically...

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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #63 on: August 12, 2015, 03:08:02 am »
In the Britmodeller thread several members petitioned for an Argosy and the Micro-Mir member is making very promising overtures.  Fingers crossed. :thumbsup:
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #64 on: August 12, 2015, 04:54:10 am »
In the Britmodeller thread several members petitioned for an Argosy and the Micro-Mir member is making very promising overtures.  Fingers crossed. :thumbsup:

I wouldn't mind the Beverley being scaled up to 1/72nd scale
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #65 on: August 12, 2015, 05:14:54 am »
That would be lovely, although the Micro-Mir member said they don't have the technology for large moulds.  He mentioned something about a Ukrainian firm asking about a 3D model (3D Printing?) in 1/72, although that's possibly related to the Argosy.
http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234973041-blackburn-beverley-1144/page-4

I wonder if the Argosy wold have parts for both civil and military versions?  Since they're doing the Beverley and Argosy, it would be nice to round of the post-war British military transports with a Belfast.
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #66 on: September 08, 2015, 12:08:34 pm »
Beverley is in stock at Hannants:
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/MM144-008

Pics of an almost finished model on the same thread mentioned previously, looks good:
http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234973041-blackburn-beverley-1144/page-4?hl=beverley

From the Micro-Mir member at Britmodeller in response to a request for a Handley Page Hastings:
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We plan to closely engage the British transport aircraft.
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #67 on: September 08, 2015, 12:29:00 pm »
it would be nice to round of the post-war British military transports with a Belfast.

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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #68 on: September 08, 2015, 04:24:18 pm »
Beverley is in stock at Hannants:
http://www.hannants.co.uk/product/MM144-008

Hm, I wonder how large a 1/144 scale of the Rock of Gibralter would be...........  ;) :lol:
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #69 on: September 09, 2015, 06:10:59 am »
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We plan to closely engage the British transport aircraft.
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AAA or Mig's ?  ;D
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #70 on: September 09, 2015, 06:16:34 am »
Funny stuff ! The Beverly in the link looks awesome ! Love 144th scale  :wub:
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #71 on: September 09, 2015, 10:58:20 am »
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AAA or Mig's ?  ;D

If it's a Beverley, wouldn't an elephant gun be more appropriate?
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #72 on: September 09, 2015, 11:15:01 am »
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We plan to closely engage the British transport aircraft.
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AAA or Mig's ?  ;D

If it's a Beverley, wouldn't an elephant gun be more appropriate?

Naah, a punt-gun.  ;D

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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #73 on: September 09, 2015, 02:57:55 pm »
LOL - there's an excellent display of, and about, punt guns in the Royal Armouries at Leeds: it's priceless watching people's faces as they watch the video and listening to the kids, "he's hunting those tiny little birds with that HUGE gun? What the Hell?" :o
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Re: Micro-Mir
« Reply #74 on: September 09, 2015, 03:08:42 pm »
LOL - there's an excellent display of, and about, punt guns in the Royal Armouries at Leeds: it's priceless watching people's faces as they watch the video and listening to the kids, "he's hunting those tiny little birds with that HUGE gun? What the Hell?" :o

I've seen one being fired 'for real'.   He's hunting ALL of those tiny little birds in one shot.    The gun I saw being used had a powder scoop to pour a mighty  black powder charge  into the muzzle, and took about 10 minutes to reload. 
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