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Offline NARSES2

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #60 on: January 23, 2018, 06:42:43 am »
That's really nice  :thumbsup:
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #61 on: January 23, 2018, 11:39:22 am »
"Sticks and stones may break some bones but a 3.57's gonna blow your damn head off!!"

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #62 on: February 02, 2018, 02:58:57 pm »
Thank you all for the comments and I`ve now finished my display builds for this year`s 74 Sqn reunion dinner.

All pretty self explanatory involving so won`t bore you with the details.














Lightning is 1/48 while the Spit`s are in 1/72.

Now to crack on with the Whiffies........  :wacko:
 
« Last Edit: February 02, 2018, 03:01:06 pm by tc2324 »
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #63 on: February 02, 2018, 10:46:52 pm »
The way you've mounted those Spits is great. Well done.
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #64 on: February 02, 2018, 10:56:42 pm »
Both dios look magnificent.  :thumbsup:

How did you do the spinning prop effect on the Spits, and what happens to them after the dinner? Are they presented to someone or do they end up in a display somewhere, or....?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #65 on: February 03, 2018, 02:58:13 am »
Great work all round, but that top photo of the Lightning is just  :bow:
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #66 on: February 03, 2018, 03:52:51 am »
Love the Spits!

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #67 on: February 03, 2018, 08:48:20 am »
Most impressive!!
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #68 on: February 03, 2018, 01:06:48 pm »
Great work on all of those - IMHO we don't see enough of these sort of scenes.

One I saw once was of an Argentine A-4 when the pilot had just initiated a punch-out and the canopy was detaching, with smoke from the bang seat in the cockpit and said seat halfway out - added a bit of motion into the display.

The blurred runways are a cool idea, too - helps with the feeling of motion.

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #69 on: February 08, 2018, 10:13:58 am »
Excellent work on all of them! :bow:
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #70 on: February 08, 2018, 10:37:16 am »
Superb dioramas - well thought out! :thumbsup:

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #71 on: February 15, 2018, 02:22:09 am »
The Spitfire trio is very nice! And a very good way to present the belly, too.   :thumbsup:

Should also look great with a sky/cloud background.

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #72 on: February 26, 2018, 12:31:32 am »
Thank you all for the comments and apologies for the slow reply.

Kit, the prop blur is a basic photobucket effect where you can `blemish` the props and create that look.
I have suggested auctioning off the Phantom and Lightning models at the Reunion dinner with proceeds going to an RAF charity. I`d love to present them to the actual pilots, but the Phantom crew are based in the US and Australia these days and I`m not sure we can trace/confirm a pilot for the Lightning either? The Spitfire models I plan to present, but I`m keeping that under wraps for now.

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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #73 on: August 09, 2018, 06:40:33 am »
A little something, (if you can call the Airfix 1/24 scale kit `little`), I have been working on and off for the last few months based on one of the residents now based at the Manston fire dump.

I wanted to do something a little different from the usual Harrier builds you see and after my visit to Manston last September, this wreck caught me eye.

To put it into context what I was trying to replicate here are a couple of pictures of the real thing....,







..... and now for my effort....,





















Thanks for looking.
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Re: My non whiffy year so far....
« Reply #74 on: August 09, 2018, 08:19:44 am »
The build looks excellent! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

But the fire dump looks SO sad! :(
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