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Offline Captain Canada

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The Captain's Cabin-Harrier stuff
« on: November 09, 2013, 05:53:36 am »
 :banghead: :banghead:Hey why not !

I was just thinking....mental notes fade away. Writing stuff on paper gets lost. Etc, etc !

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And it is almost " the winter of our discount tent " and I'll be back at the 'table' more often than not.....

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2013, 06:33:59 am »

And it is almost " the winter of our discount tent " 

Amazing bloke, Bill Shakespeare, a phrase for every eventualty.

Just wait until the sun returns and it's "Once more to the beach dear friends.....!"  as he had Henry say.
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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2013, 07:49:38 am »
LOL....

For today, I'm going to try and work on the Devastator, a pair of Boomerangs, and a Spitfire F.22. All in Australian service during WWII. I'm thinking some kind of attack scenario, with the group of them going after  Japanese airfields or something.

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2013, 05:49:23 pm »

And it is almost " the winter of our discount tent " 

Amazing bloke, Bill Shakespeare, a phrase for every eventualty.

Just wait until the sun returns and it's "Once more to the beach dear friends.....!"  as he had Henry say.

An adequate wordsmith.  :lol:
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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2013, 07:57:24 am »
Absolutely zero progress last night. I tripped over a beer in the parking lot of the boys game......and then another. I found some of that maple Crown Royal helped ease the pain tho....

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I did manage to dig the Valiant kit out of the stash. What a beauty....

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2013, 08:17:44 am »
I did manage to dig the Valiant kit out of the stash. What a beauty....

Fondled mine a few times, wondering if my meagre skills can do it justice.
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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2013, 04:00:11 pm »
Yes...I think the same thing.

Finished up the last bits of the Dauntless today. Now decaling the 2 Boomerangs and the Spit. I seem to have 3x decal sheets for the Airfix Boomerang kit, but only one set of landing gear/ wheels, and a single canopy and prop ! Oh well, sure I can come up with something !

These little beasts have been holding me up on my bench for far too long....need to finish them and then get on with something else. Hopefully finish off a bunch more half-starts.

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2013, 06:20:39 am »
Still no luck on that canopy...did a bunch of searching. Found myself quite frustrated looking through box after box of half built kits. I had composed a list of all my unfinished threads from the site, but of course have lost that amongst the wreckage....

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2013, 04:48:51 am »
The Spit and the Boomerangs are pretty much ready to go.....if I get a chance to 'chill' tonite, they will be finished and posted..... :thumbsup:
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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2013, 05:31:20 am »
Decided to add some armament to one of the Boomerangs, in the form of some underwing rockets and a centreline bomb. I noticed a big screw up in the way that I had built the pair of them as well....but more on that when I post the pics.

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2013, 02:48:19 am »
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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2013, 04:30:03 am »
LOL...no doubt !  :thumbsup:

I added the underwing rockets to the Boomerang. Think it kinda ruins the look,  as in the Harvard wing. But oh well, she's gonna stay that way !

No updates this weekend. Boy is in a hockey tourney out of town. Go Sting !

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2013, 07:33:51 pm »
Lots of progress tonite.....I take sooo long to finish a kit. I have to admit, once I get it to a certain stage, I spend too much time looking, thinking, flying, touch-and-goes.....I just need to finish !

Got one Boomerang completed, and the other almost. The second was a lot of work : no gear, no canopy, no prop...but all that is remedied now. Ended up with a Malcolm hood and a winscdreen from the spares box. Prop looks kind wide, like a FW190 maybe. Hopefully get some pics up on Wednesday.

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2013, 07:29:56 pm »
Just a tailhook to sort out, a few fiddly bits and all done with the prop jobs for now. I was going to go all-in with Harriers, but figure I'll try and finish a few half-starts in the meantime, like my Iranian J-? Flying Leopard. I'll wait til I get my paws on the GR.1 and 3 before doing the Harrier bit.

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Re: The Captain's Closet
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2013, 02:39:19 am »
Hope to see a pic of the malcolm hood boomerang.........
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