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Offline PR19_Kit

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #780 on: January 21, 2021, 03:00:57 am »
Indeed it is, and a darn well done one too.   ;D :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #781 on: January 21, 2021, 05:36:21 am »
The Austin 1800 Ute would be a great project,  these were built over in Australia and had a six cylinder engine. Although there was a prototype built with the Rover V8 but that never made it into production.  There was a panel  van sold as well, which could be used as the basis for an estate model. I wonder if this will work on the Austin 3L? I think I have seen them in 1/43 diecast and maybe the odd Corgi or Dinky in larger scales.
As soon as I get back on my feet,  some experimental Whiffing with resin moulds,  they might be a bit crude to start with but once I get the hang of the process they will improve.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #782 on: January 23, 2021, 11:07:37 pm »
It seems to me that I will be busy over the next five years rebuilding past started projects. It's a good job that I have plenty of reference photos. I can't guarantee that the same parts will be used. The builds that are going into storage will eventually be completed. I'm keeping a note book for my ideas and Group Build suggestions as my brain seems to be going into overdrive,  too many for me but for you guys to build. I don't mind my ideas being used or being the inspiration for your builds.
It's a bit like joining a jigsaw puzzle together when don't have the box cover.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #783 on: February 16, 2021, 07:16:47 am »
Something based on the ' New Cold War' as the Russians and Chinese have been spending money updating their military equipment.
The new space plane which is an updated Blinder C which is supposed to fly at Mach 5 and fly into space to knock out satellites,  then return and land like a normal aircraft.
The new Chinese 'humpback ' submarines and the nuclear trains, rail delivery service.
I wonder what the Cutty Sark would look like if the Royal Navy commissioned into service? I can remember building the model with help from my stepfather. The rigging was a nightmare to do,  I think that there's aftermarket kits that are already made including the sails.
A stealth ship or jetfoil.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #784 on: February 16, 2021, 12:01:05 pm »
The rigging was a nightmare to do,  I think that there's aftermarket kits

I know you can get PE ratlines, I snagged some to use on a Gorch Fock kit.
The good thing about them is that you can cut them down to size, if you can't find anything specific for what you're building.

And apparently the ezy-line stuff the WW1 crowd use is now the preferred for the rest.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #785 on: February 17, 2021, 12:56:32 am »
I use Ezy-line for aircraft aerials, works a treat.

Plan to use it on my biplanes, when (if?) I get around to building them.
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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #786 on: February 17, 2021, 03:38:22 am »
I use Ezy-line for aircraft aerials, works a treat.

Plan to use it on my biplanes, when (if?) I get around to building them.

I've always been dubious about it's long-term viability, thinking about all the old perished rubber bands I've thrown away over the years.
But they're probably a different formula.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #787 on: February 17, 2021, 07:15:12 am »
im looking at various 1/144 scale projects, mostly WHIF WW2 warbirds. aside from a number of Belgian machines (Hawk 81A, DC-3,...), im also planning Dutch (P-38, Bf109E,...with Dorito roundels), Austrian (Bf109E, Ju52, Hs126, Avia B.534), Polish (Hurricane, B.534,...) among others.
on the bench:

-all kinds of things.

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Re: What do you plan to build in near future?
« Reply #788 on: February 20, 2021, 01:38:29 pm »
As part of my  alternative RAF/ fleet air arm  in north Africa, I  want to  build  several  upgraded  hunters.  Brought out of storage  and with several upgrades  for the designated tasks they will have. First I  will be doing  is a tandem 2 seater  with upgrade avionics and a newer more powerful engine, an extra pair of pylons  and used on the SEAD role, armed with  a single  cannon, 2 snakeye 500 lb retarded bombs and a pair of  AGM-45 Shrike anti radar  missiles. I  have a T7 which will be armed with  AGM-12 B Bullpups  as well as all current  British weapons  available  during the 1960's and 70's. The other 2 I have are single seater  aircraft  that will operate in the  close support role. Other aircraft  include  Buccaneer  S2' armed with AGM -78 and AGM-62. Weapons and training will be carried out by the  U.S  , as the conflicts  are of a concern to the U.S also. I  think I shall involve  some F-4's, both F-4k' and J's.
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