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Offline PR19_Kit

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #585 on: April 18, 2018, 03:21:55 am »

  A longer central support - like that sported by the E15K1 Shiun - would've helped. 


Any longer and the pilot would have had to be on oxygen before take-off!  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #586 on: April 18, 2018, 06:08:02 am »
The floats from a Curtiss SC-1 (there's a Smer kit) would IMHO be a good match, too.

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #587 on: April 18, 2018, 08:09:08 pm »
The Monogram Kingfisher float is undersized for the Kingfisher, they screwed up when
they made the kit, so it’s even more off for this use.

In terms of size and weight it’s in a range similar to the Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu/Rex,
so the Tamiya Kyofu float would be a better choice, and yes, like all of the real world
centre float aircraft that were worth a damn, it has more than one float attachment.
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #588 on: August 13, 2019, 10:32:21 am »
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #589 on: August 14, 2019, 06:26:22 am »
I do like that scheme  :thumbsup:
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #590 on: November 05, 2019, 01:02:59 pm »
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #591 on: November 05, 2019, 02:00:07 pm »
That is nice!!!! I like the racer, too.  The bolts are killer.  :mellow: :mellow:
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #592 on: November 06, 2019, 01:16:44 am »
That Sabre is quite a Frankenstein creation! Very nice, and very subtle, too.  :thumbsup:

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #593 on: November 06, 2019, 03:25:50 am »
Looks like it has Sabre Dog nose, Starfire cockpit, and Avon Sabre wings and rear end? Brilliant :thumbsup:

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #594 on: November 07, 2019, 01:18:30 pm »
The Sabre kitbash also includes two Aden 30mm guns instead of the F-86K's twin 20mm cannoms.
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #595 on: November 07, 2019, 11:37:54 pm »
...plus the D's retractable Mighty Mouse tray.

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #596 on: November 08, 2019, 06:46:32 am »
I've read that the Sabre Dog was originally designed like that, but the weight increase of two-seats (and associated equipment), guns and FFAR's proved too much. So it was re-designed to how we all know it.
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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #597 on: December 01, 2019, 10:58:25 am »
That's a neat idea. I love the Sabre Dog and that looks right. Good info as well Robert.

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #598 on: December 01, 2019, 07:34:46 pm »
Looks rather like my Sabre-Dingo Mk.33

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Re: WHIFs from ARC
« Reply #599 on: December 01, 2019, 07:47:58 pm »
It's glorious.... it looks so good sitting like that.  :wacko: :mellow:  Cool to find your wares in the interspace.  :mellow:
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