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Project Swapshop - an update
« on: September 29, 2017, 07:44:59 am »
Haven't actually posted any models on here for sometime. Mainly doing real world but as we all know that can get boring  :-\

So there was I clearing out a lot of kits, thinning the stash when I came upon the Emhar Lockheed F-94C Starfire and I thought I'd give that a go. As soon as I started a little voice said   :wacko:'RAF , it's got to be RAF' :wacko: so who am I to ignore that little voice (it also works in modelshops, outside chipshops and anytime I'm near a bar). So yes it was going to be RAF ..... decals from the spares box ?? or how about from the Airfix Swift I hadn't yet secreted into the stash of forgotten souls. And with that came how do I dress the Swift.... in the Starfires garb.... and so started Project Swapshop

Nothing fancy here OOB builds but each aircraft wearing the others decals.....
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2017, 07:50:03 am »
So with no further adieu, no Noel Edmonds, no furry sidekick (excluding SWMBO) Project Swapshop starts with the Lockheed F-94C Swift and the Supermarine Starfire F.1

 Lockheed F-94C Swift





Supermarine Starfire F.1




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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2017, 07:57:02 am »
They look rather nice, especially the F-94  :thumbsup:

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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2017, 07:57:57 am »
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Project Swapshop

The Cessna A-167 Strikemaster




BAC 37 Provost Bird




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More to come  ;D
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2017, 08:17:26 am »
The Strikemaster & the Provost almost look like the same bleedin' plane anyway! :o
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2017, 08:41:24 am »
I thought the camo'd JP WAS an A-37 to kick off!

The Swift looks superb in USAF markings.  :thumbsup:

Darn good idea that, Javelin/Scorpion? Valiant/B-47? KC-135/VC10?
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2017, 11:46:04 am »
Darn good idea that, Javelin/Scorpion? Valiant/B-47? KC-135/VC10?

Well thank you... nothing so (big) obvious.  Just completed waiting their photoshoot - a Henschel Hs-11C Hühnerhabicht  and a Curtiss F123-A1
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2017, 03:39:31 pm »
The Starfire/Swift switch is great! Wish I had thought of that!
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2017, 06:07:18 pm »
Agreed, the Starfire/Swift swap works well.

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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2017, 02:30:20 am »
Really nice builds but favourite is the F-94C Swift  :thumbsup:
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2017, 03:38:30 am »
Very nice stuff here!!! 
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2017, 03:50:32 am »
They look rather nice, especially the F-94  :thumbsup:

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Second that, and confirms my plan to build an F-94 in a similar livery (not RAF, though, but another NATO partner). Will be a Heller F-94B, though, but no idea when it might materialize.
The Swift looks sexy in the USAF markings, too.  :thumbsup:, twice.

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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #12 on: September 30, 2017, 10:50:46 am »
They're all nice, but the Starfire in RAF markings is really a star. Still trying to work out exactly why: maybe it looks too old-fashioned for it's real-world silver livery and it sits better with the Meteor/Vampire generation in cammo? Anyway, well done! :thumbsup:
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2017, 03:36:36 am »

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Project Swapshop

Henschel Hs-11C Hühnerhabicht






Curtiss F123-A1






Together



More to come.... on the table Yakolev Yak-130-200  and a BAe 130 Hawk II
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Re: Project Swapshop
« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2017, 03:48:44 am »
Are you SURE you swapped the paint jobs on those two? They look very RW to me, but I don't 'see' biplanes really.  ;D
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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