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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2018, 06:44:14 am »
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2018, 09:58:43 am »
Thanks!

The model is close to completion... (with pieces of sprues from a Mirage III Novo kit from Unicraft models):
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2018, 06:22:17 am »
Front end (fuselage and wings) looks a bit like the Japanese Baka flying bomb Tophe ? I do like what you are doing with this.
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2018, 11:31:39 am »
Maybe, yes, thanks!

Now almost ready for paint:
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2018, 10:20:15 am »
Painting: started!
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2018, 10:45:56 am »
Is it a glider Tophe?

I don't see any signs of motive power anywhere.
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2018, 11:12:31 am »
There are no propeller nor jet exhaust, and there are (at least) 2 hypothesis:
- this could be a secret flying bomb (glider-like, after the rocket pods are jettisoned), piloted by an American camicaze
- this could be a powered aircraft using mental force (officially this is science-fiction but secretly, who knows?)
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2018, 01:28:58 pm »
Maybe a jet pod attached to the underside of the fuselage :banghead:

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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #23 on: January 13, 2018, 03:27:49 am »
The model is drying with another layer of paint where needed...
The canopy is not a bubble it seems, maybe this is related to the secret principle or secret role ;)
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2018, 03:59:54 am »
The model is finished... Twin-Boom Mustang, yes!


From 4 side view:


A view from above shows the little asymmetry (for a top secret reason):
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2018, 04:03:16 am »

A view from above shows the little asymmetry (for a top secret reason):


Ah, that'd be to counteract the left turning torque effect of the mind power system. wouldn't it?
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2018, 06:31:59 am »
Ah, that'd be to counteract the left turning torque effect of the mind power system. wouldn't it?
Maybe you are right. I just know the name of this secret part: "Bad Skills" (with no explanation alas) :-\
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #27 on: May 09, 2018, 07:43:27 pm »
Glorious!!! How did I miss this?!   I miss a bunch of things, though. I like to think I'm thorough with my forum browsing but apparently I am not!

Excellent work, bud!!  Love me some Tophe builds because they are so unique.   :wub: ;D :mellow: :mellow:
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #28 on: May 10, 2018, 01:41:35 am »

Glorious!!! How did I miss this?!   I miss a bunch of things, though. I like to think I'm thorough with my forum browsing but apparently I am not!


If you hit on the link at the very top of the page under where it says 'Hello TheChronicOne', entitled 'Show unread posts since last visit' the site pops them all up for you.

Not only that, if you refresh the screen (F5) at the end of your browsing session, the header line has an option which says 'Show all unread posts'.

That way you never miss anything.
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Re: F-251 Twin-Boom Mustang
« Reply #29 on: May 10, 2018, 06:31:24 am »

Glorious!!! How did I miss this?!   I miss a bunch of things, though. I like to think I'm thorough with my forum browsing but apparently I am not!


If you hit on the link at the very top of the page under where it says 'Hello TheChronicOne', entitled 'Show unread posts since last visit' the site pops them all up for you.

Not only that, if you refresh the screen (F5) at the end of your browsing session, the header line has an option which says 'Show all unread posts'.

That way you never miss anything.
I do both of those religiously and still missed this the first time around!  Must have just been a busy week that week or something.   :o
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