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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2015, 09:16:04 am »

Maybe I should have used what TSRJoe's Finnish friend Henne suggested (she used it to good effect)...........Polish Spirit  :blink:

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2015, 11:30:42 am »

Maybe I should have used what TSRJoe's Finnish friend Henne suggested (she used it to good effect)...........Polish Spirit  :blink:

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Well yes I have sampled it, a tiny wee drop, I have a small bottle of it, and I now only use it for igniting the Christmas pudding.
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2015, 11:44:00 am »
Now a quick word about the Platz kit.
In all aspects it is superb, like all their other stuff, 1/144 which sells out so fast that I have only ever managed to get one of the P-51D kits, and their 1/72 UAV/UCAS kits.
In this kit you get two very nice GBU-32 1,000lb JDAM's which I suspect would not be carried by the Blue Angels as they would expect a positive response from their audience.

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2015, 11:46:53 am »
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2015, 12:28:57 pm »

Maybe I should have used what TSRJoe's Finnish friend Henne suggested (she used it to good effect)...........Polish Spirit  :blink:

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Well yes I have sampled it, a tiny wee drop, I have a small bottle of it, and I now only use it for igniting the Christmas pudding.
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2015, 01:11:40 pm »

Excellent build  :thumbsup:
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2015, 01:18:12 pm »
Wow! That's a display I'd like to watch :o.

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2015, 02:49:49 pm »
Oh wow, that's beautiful! I chuckled when I saw the "news story" last week, and I'm so glad you modelled it - especially considering this is a halfway-into-a-1WGB, this is an excellent model!!!

BTW when I saw your photo of the closed weapons bays I actually did the googly-eyed-smilie face! Superb fit!
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2015, 06:49:49 pm »
Now that's excellent: what a great idea!  :thumbsup:


In this kit you get two very nice GBU-32 1,000lb JDAM's which I suspect would not be carried by the Blue Angels as they would expect a positive response from their audience.

Well, lots of hands going up in the air could be considered a positive response. Whether they're still attached to arms is just nitpicking...  ;)
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #24 on: April 13, 2015, 05:23:51 am »
Glad you got it finished Jim. Excellent look.
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #25 on: April 13, 2015, 07:42:06 am »
Wonderfull build Jim  :thumbsup:
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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #26 on: April 13, 2015, 09:42:52 am »
Very good build. :thumbsup:

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #27 on: April 13, 2015, 10:55:48 am »
What's with the 'saluting wingtip' Jim? Do they fold in the kit, or....?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #28 on: April 13, 2015, 11:45:04 am »
Yes kit. The real X-47 has folding wings, it is carrier based, and you do get the options in the kit.
It is just different inserts for joining the outer wings to the body.
For the sake of the photos I used latex glue/masking fluid to join them, rather precariously, together, so that they could subsequently be separated.
My original plan was for the final configuration to be with both wings extended, but having looked at the photos I think it looks better with the sarboard wing in the "saluting" position. You get to see the underwing markings that way.
Incidentally the Blue Angels marking came from the Hasegawa TA-4J kit, and some of them were very unwilling to separate from the backing sheet.
I had to shout at them "you are NOT decals, you are transfers, so tranfer from one place to the other", it seemed to work.  :rolleyes:

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Re: JayBee's 5/7 of a week build.
« Reply #29 on: April 13, 2015, 11:48:23 am »


In this kit you get two very nice GBU-32 1,000lb JDAM's which I suspect would not be carried by the Blue Angels as they would expect a positive response from their audience.

Well, lots of hands going up in the air could be considered a positive response. Whether they're still attached to arms is just nitpicking...  ;)

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