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Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection - Finished Pics Page 4.
« on: February 28, 2021, 03:38:44 am »
The People's Democratic Republic of Victoria take tax evasion very seriously.
Revenue Protection collect taxes with extreme prejudice.  Life is always intense as a RevPro Man. 

Mi-24 The Start by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

As you can see I have long ago started building a set of floats but have done little more than do the maths to ensure it would actually float and then cut and cap some tube.  I can't remember why the red ball is in the box but I am sure it will come to me...
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2021, 06:18:52 am »
I can't remember why the red ball is in the box but I am sure it will come to me...


Red Nose Day is coming  ;)
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2021, 07:09:01 am »
I can't remember why the red ball is in the box but I am sure it will come to me...


Red Nose Day is coming  ;)
Or maybe he was just clowning a-round... :wacko: :rolleyes: ;D

I'll see myself out, lol  :mellow:
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2021, 09:51:23 am »
The People's Democratic Republic of Victoria take tax evasion very seriously.

I can't remember why the red ball is in the box but I am sure it will come to me...

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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2021, 02:50:53 pm »
Helicopter borne Highball for really serious tax evaders .

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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2021, 03:13:30 am »
This kit is Italeri sprues in a Tamiya box.
It's therefore not up to Tamiya quality.  It's not terrible but is could be better.
I may have to get the latest Zvezda Mi-24 at some point but am currently fighting the temptation of their Mi-26.

I've got some of the cockpit and interior together and have primed these parts and the insides of the fuselage halves.
I've also made progress on the floats doing some PSR and adding surface detail.
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2021, 07:58:45 pm »
A picture.
Mil Mi-24 WIP 07-03-2021 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
Floats will get steps/ladders on the sides and at the back but first need priming and a touch of PSR.
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2021, 05:28:04 am »
Are you sure they're big enough? :angel:
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2021, 06:04:52 am »
You can't be too careful...

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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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2021, 12:53:07 am »
Are you sure they're big enough? :angel:

Yep.  I did the maths.

Fuselage is closed up.  Not without issues.  It shows it's Italeri origins with unTamiya-like vague interior location and need for trimming corners and edges.  The rear cabin is actually glued in at an angle but that won't be seen with the lower side doors closed.
Mil Mi-24 WIP 14-03-2021 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2021, 02:53:04 am »
A mock up on her floats.
Mi-4 WIP 16-03-2021 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2021, 03:17:36 am »
Well, she ain't gonna sink! ;D :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2021, 07:17:15 am »
Well, she ain't gonna sink! ;D :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

That's what I was thinking  ;D
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2021, 04:31:16 am »
She's a heavy chopper.  12 Tonnes max takeoff weight.
The PDRV left all the armour in place and routinely carried a full weapons load when protecting their revenue.
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Re: Mil Mi-24 PDRV Revenue Protection.
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2021, 05:23:58 am »

elegant floats