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Offline joncarrfarrelly

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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2017, 03:32:38 pm »
YF-96A, the last production F-84E built with swept wings and tailplane.



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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2017, 04:58:58 pm »
VERY cool!! Thank you!!! 

I noticed the vinyl reinforcement is absent from the canopy?  :mellow:
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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2017, 05:44:20 pm »
VERY cool!! Thank you!!! 

I noticed the vinyl reinforcement is absent from the canopy?  :mellow:

Yer welcome.  :thumbsup:

It predates the in-service mod to the canopy.
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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2017, 06:29:34 pm »
Some years ago I was collecting as many different variants of any particular aircraft that I could. One set was the F-84 and after getting the Airfix, Italeri, Heller and Academy kits I found a Testors kit of an F-84F. It was different to the Airfix F-84F so I bought it. Only it wasn't an F-84F, it was an YF-84F and after a bit of work, I got it to look like the one in Jon's photos in the above post.

Can't post a pic of it here as you know, but I could put it up on the BTS forum.
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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2017, 06:39:37 pm »
I have a new "White Whale." I must track down one of these Testors kits!  :o :mellow:

While we're on the subject, how is the Airfix kit? I have to say, just glancing at mine, it looks sort of ratty but that may just be a false first impression. All I've done is merely look at it.
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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2017, 02:30:23 am »
The Testors kit is the old Hawk kit TCO
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Re: ISO: 1/72 F-84F Canopy
« Reply #21 on: November 10, 2017, 07:36:18 am »
Cool, thanks!

One of these days I may pick yer brain about it if/when I get my hands on it and do just what you did.  :mellow:
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