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Offline NARSES2

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #390 on: January 04, 2022, 05:51:46 am »
Take care mate  :thumbsup:
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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #391 on: January 04, 2022, 08:24:12 am »
Take it easy and have plenty of rest.

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #392 on: January 04, 2022, 09:31:58 am »
Ouch!  Hope you get over it soon, Nick, and there’s no ‘long covid’ after effects.
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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #393 on: January 04, 2022, 10:10:51 am »
Wot they all said, stay safe and get well soon!

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #394 on: January 04, 2022, 11:03:53 am »
It has been confirmed by the NHS that I have caught Covid and must self-isolate until 12th January. The only early way out is to have 2 negative tests this weekend.
It feels like having bad flu. I'm coughing and sneezing, feel tired all the time and my head hurts.

I was fortunate not to have the coughing or sneezing but the rest..... lots of fluids and stay warm mate.

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #395 on: January 04, 2022, 12:15:05 pm »
Get well soon Nick! :thumbsup:

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #396 on: Today at 01:10:11 am »
At last nights club meeting we held our annual Kit Swap Challenge. We each wrap up a kit, put it in a pile and then get given a different kit to build. Well hopefully. One guy put in a Yellowjacks Gnat and got the standard Gnat kit instead!  ;D

The challenge: the kits have to be built Out of Box and painted with brushes - no spray cans or airbrush.

I came home with the only kit release from Model USA, an L-19 Bird Dog in 1/48. https://www.scalemates.com/kits/model-usa-0001-l-19-o-1-bird-dog--144387
https://www.cybermodeler.com/hobby/kits/musa/kit_musa_0001.shtml

Not my usual scale and not my normal type of machine. But it looks like a good little build and seems simple enough. Just need to visit Hobbycraft for the right shade of grey paint which Tamiya do. No chance they'll have it in stock though!  :rolleyes:

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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #397 on: Today at 03:16:47 am »
Are you constrained by the box schemes or can you let your imagination run wild?
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Re: Nick's Notes
« Reply #398 on: Today at 07:14:14 am »
Are you constrained by the box schemes or can you let your imagination run wild?

You are allowed to apply new decals if the old ones are no good but it should be one of the options in the kit. Doesn't worry me as I will happily do it in the USAF scheme supplied.

It has weapons. Rocket tubes and... an M16. Captain Wilbanks earned his Medal of Honor for protecting a company of Rangers who were walking into a trap. After he ran out of rockets he flew low enough to fire his M16 out of a side window at the Viet Cong. Sadly he was shot down and killed on his third pass.