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Offline McColm

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Re: 1:72 F-117N
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2020, 11:01:10 am »
This build has given me inspiration to kitbash my 1/72 Airfix F-117A with the Matchbox Shadowhawk.

I'm intrigued. What do you have in mind and what is a Shadowhawk?
It's a F-117 with forward swept wings,  moveable tail stabilizers and looks like a six-pointed  star viewed from above.  Shadowhawk is a real-world twin-boom, turboprop engine at the front and rear of the  six seater fuselage.
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Re: 1:72 F-117N
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2020, 07:34:35 pm »
It's a F-117 with forward swept wings,  moveable tail stabilizers and looks like a six-pointed  star viewed from above.  Shadowhawk is a real-world twin-boom, turboprop engine at the front and rear of the  six seater fuselage.

That sounds like I pretty insane idea, I like it  :thumbsup:

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Re: 1:72 F-117N
« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2020, 02:20:50 pm »
Finally finished, and I still have hours to spare!

Unfortunately the F-18 decals that I purchased for this kit are the exact same color as the paint. I had to use some F-14 decals instead, so the "NAVY" is a little big for my taste, but I really didn't have any option. Like most builds there are things I wish I'd done differently, but overall I'm pretty happy with it.

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

1:72 Lockheed F-117N by Jason Alles, on Flickr

_MG_9690 by Jason Alles, on Flickr
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2020, 02:49:42 pm »
 :thumbsup:

soooo good
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #34 on: June 13, 2020, 02:59:52 pm »
Styrene-porn ----   :wub: :wub: :wub:  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #35 on: June 13, 2020, 03:27:25 pm »
I don't go much on modern US stuff or US stuff in general, TBH, but that is quite simply superb.
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #36 on: June 13, 2020, 04:02:07 pm »
The BUSINESS!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

And why didn't they do that for real?  :-\
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #37 on: June 13, 2020, 04:36:20 pm »
Wow, that is incredible. Really well done!
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #38 on: June 13, 2020, 06:13:34 pm »
I hate the F117.  Such a nothing looking aircraft.
This is f**king excellent and far from that.
How do you keep your builds so crisp and clean?

Well done mate.
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Re: 1:72 F-117N
« Reply #39 on: June 13, 2020, 07:34:35 pm »
Finally finished
I'm pretty happy with it.
We are happy also, seeing the result! :thumbsup:
(featuring the F-117 shape much more than the all-black usual colour)
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #40 on: June 14, 2020, 03:02:49 am »
Flippin' 'eck! :o

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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #41 on: June 14, 2020, 04:11:23 am »
Wow... just... wow!!  :bow: :bow: :bow:
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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #42 on: June 14, 2020, 04:37:14 am »
A wonderful piece of modelling  - well done! :thumbsup:

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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #43 on: June 14, 2020, 06:25:29 am »
Fantastic, simple as that  :bow: :bow:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: 1:72 F-117N *** FINISHED, PICS PG 3***
« Reply #44 on: June 14, 2020, 07:19:01 am »
Outstanding