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I've seen on Mike McEvoy's site that he's built a couple, they look great:
http://www.grumpyoldmodeller.com/mikespick.html

I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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I'm pleased to say I was able to help Mike out with his Stratosearchers.

He needed to know the time frames for the two time scales he was modelling them in and as luck would have it I was living at RAF Topcliffe at the time the RAF was firming up on its choice of white top with blue lightning stripes as a Transport Command colour scheme. We were up to our necks (not that that was very high as I was only 8-9 at the time!  ;D) in Hastings, Valettas and a few Neptunes there, and the Hastings were in the above scheme and the Valettas were mostly NM all over.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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I'm pleased to say I was able to help Mike out with his Stratosearchers.


Yup you are credited on his blog
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I'm pleased to say I was able to help Mike out with his Stratosearchers.


Yup you are credited on his blog

Cor, I must thank him for that.  :thumbsup:

Mike's one of the original Whiffers in the UK, and a great bloke to boot.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #49 on: August 01, 2013, 02:40:05 pm »
Mike has had four sets off me so far, so two more builds to follow!

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #50 on: August 01, 2013, 02:47:35 pm »
OI!

You can't go telling the world how many kits and bits modellers have had off you Colin: you could get them into all sorts of domestic trouble!  ;D

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #51 on: August 12, 2013, 07:45:17 am »
Its OK, the first was a 'review' sample, so he's only had three....

Normally I would follow strict client confidentially, but we all know Mike likes building fast and in bulk!

Colin

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #52 on: August 12, 2013, 11:20:14 am »
I wouldn't worry Harold.
Mike turned up at the Avon show yesterday with his dear lady in tow. He describes her as "very understanding". Where as his daughter, according to Mike describes modeling as "no hobby for a grown man"........................
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experience has taught me to expect the worst.

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #53 on: August 12, 2013, 11:29:04 am »
Whereas SWMBO when asked if I could have a SAR helicopter told me.
"No, you are not old enough!"
OK it was a Lego one I confess!!!!!!!!

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #54 on: August 12, 2013, 11:37:39 am »
as opposed to Mrs Spackman whos trying to get Kit to purchase a 1:1 scale helo for the front garden  :blink:
Redone 19/08/15  the things you learn, give your mind the wings to fly, and the chains to hold yourself steady added 07/10/18   take off and nuke the site form orbit, nope, time for the real thing, CAM and gridfire, call special circumstances.   wow, its like freefalling into the Geofront

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #55 on: August 12, 2013, 11:45:04 am »
as opposed to Mrs Spackman whos trying to get Kit to purchase a 1:1 scale helo for the front garden  :blink:

She has been for years, goodness knows how we'd get THAT past the planning authorities, not to mention our neighbours!  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: What, Freightdog is doing a whif conversion? Available at Coventry....
« Reply #56 on: August 12, 2013, 12:10:29 pm »
simples! you fly it in low up the severn under the Radar screen!
fait acomply, and coup du gras and all that jazz
Redone 19/08/15  the things you learn, give your mind the wings to fly, and the chains to hold yourself steady added 07/10/18   take off and nuke the site form orbit, nope, time for the real thing, CAM and gridfire, call special circumstances.   wow, its like freefalling into the Geofront