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Offline Soup Dragoon

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USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« on: June 16, 2018, 05:20:50 pm »
She still needs her wing tanks and some weathering, but she's gorgeous already!






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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2018, 06:07:09 pm »
Excellent work. One of my favourite aircraft.
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2018, 02:43:42 am »
Looks good Soupy.
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I've been keen on Tigers since I read about the one shooting itself down.
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2018, 05:29:02 am »
Looks good Soupy.
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I've been keen on Tigers since I read about the one shooting itself down.

That is a great story. Always love to read that one. I also like the 106 that landed itself without a scratch after the pilot ejected. Of course there's always the S6-71 "ground speed" story but I'm not so sure that one is even real.


ANYWAY!!   This looks flippin' awesome. Great work and a choice paint scheme on there!!!  I've never seen anything quite like it so that's always a plus. It's so Navy but the plan almost sort of looks AF in certain ways.
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2018, 05:43:31 am »
Super work, especially the canopy and cockpit, and I agree it is a lovely looking aircraft.

Who's kit b.t.w. ?
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2018, 07:55:13 am »
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2018, 03:25:25 am »
Beautiful  :thumbsup:

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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2018, 03:32:45 am »
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2018, 03:46:42 am »
Lovely. Vintage USN jets in modernized liveries always have a special touch to them, and this one is no exception!  :thumbsup:

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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2018, 07:47:26 am »
Ooh, nice! :thumbsup:
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2018, 07:30:09 am »
Really like that, well done!

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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2018, 05:01:15 am »
Super work, especially the canopy and cockpit, and I agree it is a lovely looking aircraft.

Who's kit b.t.w. ?

I'm hoping it's the 1/72 Hasegawa 'cause i've got one and i'll be pleased if it can be made to look this good.
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2018, 06:25:35 am »
The Hasegawa one is a nice kit, I've built it in Aeronvale markings. She's on the site
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2018, 02:25:50 am »
That's good to hear.
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Re: USN F11F Tiger VF-84
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2018, 05:50:53 pm »
Thanks for all the kind words, she was a joy to put together.  :thumbsup:
She is indeed the Hasegawa 1/72nd scale kit, and just like the Hase F-86D that preceded her, a shake-n-bake quality kit.
Highly recommended to all, assuming you can find one. When she went on display at my LHS, the manager commented that they are like hen's teeth here in Texas.
I'm looking forward to doing another, which is rare for me; most of my whifs are one-and-done......but I have something truly nefarious for next go-round.