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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2017, 08:18:54 am »
Remember, no more work until 00.01 Wednesday 1st November 2017!

No problem.  I've got plenty else to keep me busy.
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2017, 04:15:01 am »
....and Airfix have timed their Walrus to perfection...and in the RIGHT scale :wacko: (bloody nitpickers!!).

What! They've released a 1/72 version?
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2017, 04:21:24 am »
....and Airfix have timed their Walrus to perfection...and in the RIGHT scale :wacko: (bloody nitpickers!!).

What! They've released a 1/72 version?
 :o

He said the "right" scale, Fred. :wacko:
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2017, 04:41:12 am »
....and Airfix have timed their Walrus to perfection...and in the RIGHT scale :wacko: (bloody nitpickers!!).

What! They've released a 1/72 version?
 :o

He said the "right" scale, Fred. :wacko:

Yes, 1/72.
<sticking out tongue smiley>

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #19 on: September 29, 2017, 09:14:26 pm »
Are pixel works OK for this GB (without plastic/resin/balsa build)?
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2017, 12:46:11 am »

Are pixel works OK for this GB (without plastic/resin/balsa build)?


I would imagine so Tophe. but I'll consult with my fellow mods for a ruling. Watch this space.
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2017, 07:46:52 am »

Are pixel works OK for this GB (without plastic/resin/balsa build)?


I would imagine so Tophe. but I'll consult with my fellow mods for a ruling. Watch this space.

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2017, 08:45:58 am »
Hurrah! Thanks! :thumbsup:
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2017, 11:18:57 am »
I have it in mind to turn a fairly horrible Kora Be-4 into a Porco-Rosso support plane, however I'm making no guarantees that I'll find the time...

The model has horrible clear parts and the engine is a bit too 1940s for PR with it's long-chord NACA cowling, so the idea is to back-date it a bit with an open cockpit, small windscreens and an exposed engine. I did buy a resin M-62 with this is mind, but it looks lost on the huge engine nacelle. Hmm...
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #24 on: October 01, 2017, 02:45:48 am »
I am planning the forced marriage of a Duck and a Firefly which will be christened either Direfly or Firef**k depending on how many threatening messages I get from the mods...
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #25 on: October 01, 2017, 03:02:18 am »

I am planning the forced marriage of a Duck and a Firefly which will be christened either Direfly or Firef**k depending on how many threatening messages I get from the mods...


The mind BOGGLES!  ;D
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #26 on: October 01, 2017, 03:21:57 am »
Are you including alternative landing gear for this build?

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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #27 on: October 01, 2017, 03:31:58 am »

I am planning the forced marriage of a Duck and a Firefly which will be christened either Direfly or Firef**k depending on how many threatening messages I get from the mods...


The mind BOGGLES!  ;D

I should prolly point out I mean Grumman and Fairey.  Not avian and insect.
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #28 on: October 01, 2017, 03:49:13 am »
I am planning the forced marriage of a Duck and a Firefly which will be christened either Direfly or Firef**k depending on how many threatening messages I get from the mods...

I'll hunt you down and kill you if you don't call it a Firef**k.

Mods: your move...  ;)
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Re: The Flying Boat, Seaplane and Amphibian G.B - Discussion thread
« Reply #29 on: October 01, 2017, 03:49:55 am »

Are you including alternative landing gear for this build?


Please explain your thinking on this before we can make a judgement.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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