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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese Spitfire Mk.9's
« Reply #2070 on: April 22, 2019, 02:39:07 pm »
Just in time for 'TSR Tuesday'.  ;D ;) :thumbsup:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese Spitfire Mk.9's
« Reply #2071 on: April 22, 2019, 02:54:38 pm »
Lovely aircraft  ;D
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese Spitfire Mk.9's
« Reply #2072 on: April 23, 2019, 01:01:26 am »
BTW I'm so sorry about the image size. I've used Photobucket since I started this thread in 2008 and in the past few weeks all my images are too big and on my laptop I can see about one-half of the image and need to scroll around to see the rest of the image. Things are a bit better on my very large desktop monitor.

I do put a bit of thought into composition and this feels wasted now. I had a play with Google Photo's and Flickr yesterday and I can't say I'm too impressed with either of them.

For some strange reason, my screenshots posted over at Combat Ace are OK and just about fit so perhaps that forum software has some sort of 'image
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese Spitfire Mk.9's
« Reply #2073 on: April 23, 2019, 01:08:04 am »
You can set an image width parameter when inserting the tag for the link, for example:

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[img width=800]https://oi256.photobucket.com/albums/hh173/SPINNERS1961/WHAT%20IF%202010/WHAT%20IF%20ALBUM%20B/PoAF%20SPITFIRE%209E.08_zpsorlunixv.jpg[/img]

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese Spitfire Mk.9's
« Reply #2074 on: April 23, 2019, 06:32:07 am »
You can set an image width parameter when inserting the tag for the link...


Thanks mate. It's a bit of extra faff but does at least work - 1080 seems to be a good fit. Pushing it up to 1440 (above) and 1500 (below).

Just reviewing this on my laptop and 1080 is the most that fits so I'm going to resize the affected shots.

Post Script: I've now identified a setting within Photobucket which has sorted this issue!
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Image Size Issue - Thoughts?
« Reply #2075 on: April 23, 2019, 08:21:27 am »
Great stuff. Love that Spitfire shot.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Image Size Issue - Thoughts?
« Reply #2076 on: April 23, 2019, 11:18:05 am »
BAC-MBB Thunderstrike GR.3 - Marinefliegergeschwader 1, Deutschen Marine, 1976















A lovely Greek Air Force skin by 'sundowner' with some of my Marineflieger decals on a developed TSR.2 airframe.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - TSR Tuesday (MFG1)
« Reply #2077 on: April 24, 2019, 06:22:49 am »
Martin-Baker Vortex - 'VX Flight', Lisbon Field, AeronŠutica Militar, 1948















This is the MB.5 from the boys at the DAT group of modders with some Portuguese markings overpainted onto the skin bitmaps and some codes added for the 'VX Flight' who operated Hurricanes from Lisbon Field until well into the 1950's. Unfortunately the 3D model has a slight tear in it so my decals on the port rear fuselage bleed out to the forward fuselage so one of my screenshots is touched up to partly conceal this.
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese MB.5's
« Reply #2078 on: April 24, 2019, 06:35:44 am »
Why don't you send me a picture of the decal bleed and the texture folder to test it, and I'll see if I can fix it.

Reply from Spinners - Only just noticed this so will send a piccie asap. Thanks!
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese MB.5's
« Reply #2079 on: April 24, 2019, 07:21:57 am »
Lovely  ;D
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese MB.5's
« Reply #2080 on: April 24, 2019, 07:33:39 am »
LOVE the MB5!  :wub:
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese MB.5's
« Reply #2081 on: April 24, 2019, 08:37:48 am »


Not a 'what if' but the quirky Bv-141 was recently released - a lovely 3D model by 'Veltro2K' who has a knack of doing oddball stuff like this. It flies so well I really wanted a couple of forward-firing guns  :mellow:

Edit: It does actually have forward-firing guns just requiring me to swap out the specified guns to one of the game's stock guns. Game on!!
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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Portuguese MB.5's
« Reply #2082 on: April 25, 2019, 01:24:12 am »
Finnish colors (like the Fw 187) should suit it well. And I wondered how a Bv 141 night fighter (after all, the Fw 189 was used in that role, too!) would look like?

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread
« Reply #2083 on: April 25, 2019, 05:34:41 am »
Blohm & Voss BV 141 - Parani Army Aviation, 1947















I was going to make this a quick and dirty skin without panel lines but I'm really enjoying this oddball bird so I invested a bit of time with panel lines, weathering and even lining up the camo on the fuselage and engine nacelle halves. Before long, I was up to 17 layers but did save on the glazed section where panel lines are largely lost among the clutter!

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Re: Spinners' Strike Fighters Thread - Parani BV 141's
« Reply #2084 on: April 25, 2019, 06:08:47 pm »
That underside shot of the TSR.2  :wub:
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