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1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« on: July 08, 2018, 10:38:56 am »
I started this build on May 15th which marked the anniversary of the first flight of Britain's first jet aircraft, the Gloster-Whittle E.28/39.

It is Eastern Express/Frog mold. All flying surfaces are from an Airfix P-80C. Kelly Johnston had a role in this. Recce pod is a modified drop tank.


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Peregrine-02
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Peregrine-03
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I've started painting it. Using the Canberra PR.3 scheme. Underside will be PRU Blue. Upper is grey but I cannot determine which shade/tint.  Any ideas?

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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2018, 12:14:23 pm »

I've started painting it. Using the Canberra PR.3 scheme. Underside will be PRU Blue. Upper is grey but I cannot determine which shade/tint.  Any ideas?




Erm, it tells you on the drawing, Medium Sea Grey.

It's not a generic colour, it's one of the RAF's standards and I know that Humbrol do it, and I suspect many others do too.

LOVE the model BTW.  :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2018, 03:17:01 pm »

I've started painting it. Using the Canberra PR.3 scheme. Underside will be PRU Blue. Upper is grey but I cannot determine which shade/tint.  Any ideas?




Erm, it tells you on the drawing, Medium Sea Grey.

It's not a generic colour, it's one of the RAF's standards and I know that Humbrol do it, and I suspect many others do too.

LOVE the model BTW.  :thumbsup:

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2018, 12:07:52 am »
Uh, that's sexy!  :thumbsup:

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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2018, 12:21:53 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o


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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2018, 01:08:12 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2018, 02:07:40 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

Sense of touch ???  :angel:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2018, 04:48:02 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

Sense of touch ???  :angel:

My daughter helped me!  :angel:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2018, 07:04:56 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

Sense of touch ???  :angel:

My daughter helped me!  :angel:

Ah, so it's not hereditary then ?  ;)
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2018, 07:08:20 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

Sense of touch ???  :angel:

My daughter helped me!  :angel:

Ah, so it's not hereditary then ?  ;)

It's a Y-chromosomal syndrome. ;)
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2018, 07:10:44 am »

Err. Yeah. Umm. I have a brain condition which does not allow me to see the words "Medium Sea Grey".  :o

SO how do you know you've typed them?  ;D

Sense of touch ???  :angel:

My daughter helped me!  :angel:

Ah, so it's not hereditary then ?  ;)

It's a Y-chromosomal syndrome. ;)

Ah, should of realised really, considering the number of times I've considered the other half's dress/skirt/blouse to be one colour only to be told it's something completely different  :angel:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2018, 10:05:50 am »
This flying bathtub is done. I used the postwar PRU paint scheme as I already have too many all PRU blue builds.

The canopy supports are thicker as the Peregrine was pressurized (and I could not get my hand steady enough to get a thin line).

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Peregrine-PR1-04
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Peregrine-PR1-05
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Peregrine-PR1-03
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Peregrine-PR1-02
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2018, 10:13:50 am »
I like that (very much!!!;D :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2018, 10:18:09 am »
That's very classy, and the P-80 surfaces go very well with the E28/39 fuselage too.  :thumbsup:
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Re: 1/72 Gloster Peregrine PR.I
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2018, 01:44:03 pm »
That is really nice.  Well done!  :)
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