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Rabid 'Munk
« on: March 02, 2009, 10:09:50 pm »
Finally pulled out the Airfix Chipmunk last night.
Still not sure which country, camo or armament yet but figured I would take out the backseater and put a tarp covering the hole.  No interior to speak of in the kit, need a stick and instrument panel at the least.
So glued the fuselage together and the wings and test fitted the wings. will need a little putty work for sure.

But then, I am looking at this grey (styrene) airplane (no, I wasn't already flying it around, well, not much) and a North Korean Bedcheck Charlie just jumped into my head (ouch).  So, keep the second seat, scrap the canopy and put a couple little windshields, some small bombs for the backseater to harass the Americans...

Then I can enter it in the Sovietise It GB also.

So, now I have a dilemma.  No other munks in the LHS' and no funds to get another one anyway.

So, which way should I build it?  Opinions gladly accepted.
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2009, 07:15:14 pm »
I believe something could be arranged to get around this dilemma.  PM me with your home mailing address, big-boy.

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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2009, 02:29:21 pm »
Looks like I may get another Munk thanks to JHM.  Think the N Korean version will have a radial engine change (based on what is in the spares bin).  May stick a rack of small bombs under her but still like the image of the pilot throwing out the bombs like the Ryan they used on that episode of MASH. Still thinking overall grey but maybe black bottom or overall black. Anyone have info on the Po-2s they used?

My armed munk could be Gabonese, Ghanian, Biafrian or something else.  I got a sheet of A-37 decals for a bunch of nations that I may take another look at, Uruaguay, Dominican Repbulic, El Salvadore, etc. but it has gotta have a shark mouth.

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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2009, 06:45:52 pm »
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2009, 12:20:15 am »
Biafrian - it has to be Biafrian! :thumbsup: :wub:

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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2009, 08:31:30 am »
  I got a sheet of A-37 decals for a bunch of nations that I may take another look at, Uruaguay, Dominican Repbulic, El Salvadore, etc. but it has gotta have a shark mouth.



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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2009, 11:53:28 am »
Think it is the Zotz one, will check tonight
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2009, 02:56:45 pm »
Four profiles of North Korean Po-2's on Wings Palette, all different.  Green/Brown over blue camouflage, grey, black or aluminuim.
http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww15/o/248/82/0
« Last Edit: March 13, 2009, 09:17:19 am by Mossie »
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: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2009, 03:05:00 pm »
Thanks,
Looks like an all black version then for the Sovietise it GB (course, Bedcheck Charlie is kind of a COIN, right?).
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2009, 08:20:52 am »
Vhy iz everibody zaying mi last name? Im not Rabid! ;D

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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2009, 12:09:32 pm »
No pics yet, got to make some kind of interior for it first.  May have time this weekend to play with it.
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2009, 03:21:49 pm »
Vhy iz everibody zaying mi last name? Im not Rabid! ;D

Pictures?

You post on this site, you must a least foam at the mouth! :drink: :drink: :drink:
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2009, 11:29:45 pm »
Well, I have finished the cockpit or as much as I plan to do.  Created an instrument panel (how did Airfix miss this?) and a new seat.  Will be covering the back seat location with a tarp.

Trying to scrap up a machine gun pod for it but the minigun pod I have looks too modern and the pods from the Heller Texan are a little too big.

Also still stuck on what markings.  Biafran is sounding better but I can't find an online pic of the T-6's.
Rhodesian is also a possibility as is a LDSAF version.  Decisions, decisions.

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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2009, 05:39:24 pm »
Gonna make the deadline on this one, Phil?
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Re: Rabid 'Munk
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2009, 07:27:22 pm »
Obviously not  :banghead:

Besides work, trying to get my son to graduate High School and prepping for my folks visit, just not enough time in the day.

But I will get this thing completed.
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