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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2018, 01:32:12 am »
That a washing machine?   lol

Yep.  Alan built it.  He claims to be embarrassed by it but keeps bringing it to the show.
Ha!  Hilarious. I think it's too cool for school. Now I want to see all kinds of hot-rod appliances.  :mellow: :mellow: :mellow:

I built a mouse rod.
2009-11-29 at 12-10-27 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
It's in bits again now.  I am planning to use the curved top part as part of a 1/25 car body.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #31 on: May 22, 2018, 06:50:29 am »
Did you call it the "Mighty Mouse?"  ;D ;D ;D     :mellow:
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #32 on: May 23, 2018, 02:22:41 am »
Did you call it the "Mighty Mouse?"  ;D ;D ;D     :mellow:

No.  I very imaginatively called it the Mouse Rod.

The East-West Fokker plane is gorgeous.  :mellow: :mellow: :mellow: :mellow:
It is isn't it.  I wish I had one...  ;D ;D ;D
;D ;D ;D

This wishing thing is working well for me.  I found a box containing one on the doorstep today  ;D
Thanks heaps Brad C.  You're a star  :thumbsup:.

Now, what should I wish for next?  World peace or Katheryn Winnick?
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2018, 02:28:46 am »
Oh glorious!!! That was pretty quick, aye? Impressive. 9 days...   or 8 days, depending on how ya look at it.  :mellow: :mellow:   Not too shab. Takes like two weeks or more for stuff to get to me from Canada and we're "attached at the hip!"

You're most welcome. I agree, it'll look good in Zenrat Industries livery. I'm going to build one eventually.. some airliner. Of course, I still have my 1/72 "Troopship" version that will be awesome as well but the civil ones look so nice.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2018, 10:43:40 am »
I did an F-27, converted to an FH-227, in the red/white/black Bonanza scheme a long time ago, and it's a very smart looking thing. There's something about the F-27's shape that screams 'style'. The latter Fokker 50s just don't have it although they share the same gene pool.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #35 on: February 17, 2019, 10:56:55 am »
I went to the Shuttleworth Show today, as I was in the area, and it's usually pretty good, with a good mix of traders, branches and SIGs. So it turned out today with an excellent mix and the weather was very good too.

Not only that, I ran across an old pal of mine, Rob Millinship, who's name you may recognise as he's one of the Shuttleworth Trust's leading pilots. He was a LOT more surprised to see me as he'd heard rumours that I'd died! I was pleased to tell him that such tales were seriously wrong!  ;D

There were a few good Whiffs on show there, not the least of which was The Venerable Mike McEvoy's fleet of VA 559s. What a HUGE aircraft they'd have been if they'd have built them!  :o




Roger Pennny had some good stuff there too, an AEW VC10, a RNoAF SR 177 and a small collection of Stealth aircraft.








And to cap it all, there was an excellent model of an updated CVA-10 carrier, in the guise of HMS Eagle, but I don't know who the builder was.



All of these were on the Milton Keynes New City Club's stand BTW.
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« Reply #36 on: February 17, 2019, 11:26:20 am »
Good stuff!!! I like the VC10.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #37 on: February 17, 2019, 02:34:20 pm »
I really want one of those 559's, but can't justify the cost of obtaining a fantastic plastic one.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #38 on: February 17, 2019, 02:35:50 pm »

I really want one of those 559's, but can't justify the cost of obtaining a fantastic plastic one.


AFAIK it's the only game in town at present, all four of Mike's were the FP kit.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #39 on: February 18, 2019, 05:54:09 am »
I take it he is single and has no overheads to pay out  ;D ;D
Maybe one day I will have one. Mine will be 19 squadron of course
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #40 on: February 18, 2019, 06:17:21 am »

I take it he is single and has no overheads to pay out  ;D ;D


Actually no, he's been married even longer than I was.  ;D
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #41 on: February 18, 2019, 11:55:05 am »

I take it he is single and has no overheads to pay out  ;D ;D


Actually no, he's been married even longer than I was.  ;D

I should hope so, Mike must at least ten years your senior Kit LOL
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #42 on: February 18, 2019, 01:00:48 pm »

I take it he is single and has no overheads to pay out  ;D ;D


Actually no, he's been married even longer than I was.  ;D

I should hope so, Mike must at least ten years your senior Kit LOL


I don't think he's THAT much older than me, that'd make him 86 at least.
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #43 on: February 18, 2019, 07:52:44 pm »

I take it he is single and has no overheads to pay out  ;D ;D


Actually no, he's been married even longer than I was.  ;D

I should hope so, Mike must at least ten years your senior Kit LOL


I don't think he's THAT much older than me, that'd make him 86 at least.

Hmm I had you down a bit younger then Kit. Not by much thou LOL
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Re: Whiffs found at shows
« Reply #44 on: February 19, 2019, 06:30:56 am »
Thanks for the pictures Kit, your the same age as my OLDER brother by the way  ;)

Good old Mike, never anything by halves, but I just hate to think how much those 559's weigh ?  ;D

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