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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #60 on: April 02, 2016, 07:33:42 am »
I knew about the carrots, read about it when I was researching for the original Victor build all those years ago. Love the V bombers !

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #61 on: April 02, 2016, 08:30:28 pm »
I think she's looking a wee bit more Anglo now



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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #62 on: April 03, 2016, 05:21:41 am »
That's coming along really great Todd   :thumbsup:
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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #63 on: April 03, 2016, 07:33:52 am »
Thanks Robert !

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #64 on: April 03, 2016, 07:38:24 am »
That's coming along really great Todd   :thumbsup:

Tis indeed and does look more British old boy  :thumbsup: ;D
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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #65 on: April 03, 2016, 07:53:12 am »
lol Thanks Chris ! I'm going to touch up the pattern a wee bit, and once I add some big ol' roundels I'm sure she'll be right at home.

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #66 on: April 04, 2016, 03:53:26 am »
I can't help feeling the carrots should be painted orange...

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #67 on: April 04, 2016, 04:15:06 am »
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wasted a bunch of time yesterday with the undercart. I decided to use that of the Victor kit. painting, cleaning up, gluing....and when I finally decided to check them against the aeroplane I realized the wheels were way too small ! D'oh  :banghead:
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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #68 on: April 04, 2016, 08:55:35 am »
and when I finally decided to check them against the aeroplane I realized the wheels were way too small ! D'oh  :banghead:

Yes, but there's LOTS of them.  ;D
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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #69 on: April 04, 2016, 06:35:23 pm »
Ya for sure, but they just looked wrong. I'm going to try for a 4-wheeled main bogey set with a twin wheel nose gear, but if I can't find the parts I'll go pairs all the way around.

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #70 on: April 05, 2016, 12:21:46 am »
That looks rather purposeful. Awesome! If not epic.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #71 on: April 05, 2016, 02:27:58 am »
I'm going this route on my Avro Atlantic Todd, mind it is in 1/72 and I'm using Nimrod wheels. Had to extend where the front axle is though --

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #72 on: April 05, 2016, 04:30:55 am »
Somat similar to that for sure, Robert.

I managed to source part of the underwing load yesterday, going with the centerline MERs from the old Monogram F-105 kit. The 750 lb. bombs with their fuses cut off are a close enough match to the old GPB to me, especially once they get some paint on them.

Couldn't find my bog o' wheels anywhere..... :banghead:
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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #73 on: May 11, 2017, 04:16:50 am »
So what happened to this one?
I was enjoying it so much.. I dragged out an ancient Lindberg 1/96th Victor kit - to compare a 1/48th F.6 with, it appears to be a 'natural'..

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Re: Crescent Winged Lightning
« Reply #74 on: May 11, 2017, 05:55:05 am »
Right on ! It's just such a good looking pairing eh ? Like all of my projects, it seems as tho Spring rolled around and off to the shelf of doom she went ! I know where it is, so once I'm able I'll pull down the box and see where we're at !

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