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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #795 on: April 01, 2021, 12:55:31 pm »
Love all of these! The Stout looks great - I just ordered one from Scott's Model Shop on ebay.

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #796 on: April 02, 2021, 06:07:52 am »
Really nice work on the pair of them Martin, but given the general thickness of Anigrand's resin I feel sorry for the shelves that the Conestoga and Caravan go on  ;)
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #797 on: April 02, 2021, 07:02:59 am »
Really nice work on the pair of them Martin, but given the general thickness of Anigrand's resin I feel sorry for the shelves that the Conestoga and Caravan go on  ;)

Compared to Magna Models big kits*** Chris, Anigrand are lightweights  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #798 on: April 03, 2021, 06:58:30 am »
Really nice work on the pair of them Martin, but given the general thickness of Anigrand's resin I feel sorry for the shelves that the Conestoga and Caravan go on  ;)

Compared to Magna Models big kits*** Chris, Anigrand are lightweights  ;D ;D ;D

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True Robert.  ;D I completely forgot he did a Belfast, it must weigh a ton ?? I've only built his smaller kits
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #799 on: April 05, 2021, 02:40:30 pm »
And the last one for the Furlough period. I'm back in work as of the the 7th April.
That's a grand total of 19 builds (14 Whiff's, 4 real world and 1 Sci fi) over a period of 41 days.

That's around 1 build for every 2.157 days.




The Supermarine Seagull ASR-1. In service with the Maritime Operational Training Unit based at RAF St Mawgan around 1958.
The Seagull was rejected by the Royal Navy as they were heading down the path of Helicopters for the ASR/Plane guard role.
The RAF on the other hand still was interested in the type for its close in MPA/ASR role. The Seagull fitted the bill in their Airships minds and two squadrons were equipped with the type. They were replaced by the Seamew MR-2 in the MPA role and Whirlwinds in the rescue role.




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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #800 on: April 05, 2021, 07:50:34 pm »
Thanks to feature this rare plane that I had forgotten.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Seagull_(1948) reminds me the story, mainly that this 1948 prototype came from a project of 1940 corrected in 1944 (this was a warbird, completed after war).
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #801 on: April 05, 2021, 09:05:05 pm »
And thanks for the inspiration! ;D

= link http://www.kristofmeunier.fr/twin-seagull-asr2.jpg
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #802 on: April 05, 2021, 09:07:04 pm »
That's around 1 build for every 2.157 days.

Blimey! At first I read it as if you were keeping my pace. Then I realised you werent referring to one kit in more that two thousand days..

Lovely Seagull as well.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #803 on: April 06, 2021, 03:39:25 am »
Splendid job OGL.  :thumbsup:

I always thought they should have persevered with the Seagull, and you've just proved it. I've had the Whirlykits version for some time now and keep on wondering how to do an in service Whiff, and you may have triggered off more thoughts on the matter.  ;D
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #804 on: April 06, 2021, 04:31:28 am »
That's better than Dizzy pace! :o

Your time-machine must be better than Thomas' by a good 50%, Martin! ;D
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #805 on: April 06, 2021, 06:21:57 am »
I've had the Whirlykits version for some time now

I to have tat kit and was only looking at it over the weekend wondering what to do it as. Was musing on BPF but then had a reality check with it being a vac-form and put it back into its nest.

That's come out really well Martin  :thumbsup: I've built a couple of Olimp/Proresin kits and they've always impressed me.
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