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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2020, 12:17:27 am »
Thanks, mate! Highly appreciated! :bow:


A 1/144 version would cost a fortune, as it'd have to come with a microscope included! :o ;D ;D ;D
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2020, 02:30:22 am »
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Very good.   :thumbsup:

I have built a 1/72 I-16.  I nearly lost it when ants tried to carry it away from my bench...
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2020, 03:20:44 am »

I have built a 1/72 I-16.  I nearly lost it when ants tried to carry it away from my bench...
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Even the bloody ANTS are outsize in OZ!  :o
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2020, 03:29:19 am »

Bull Ant (Not my photo).
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2020, 03:33:45 am »
And their bites hurt like blazes.
They like to wander up your workboots and bite you just above the sock.

And of course they can strip a fully grown human to the bone in a matter of minutes.   ;)
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #21 on: October 12, 2020, 03:37:08 am »
PS: Thanks, Fred! :thumbsup: ;D
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2020, 04:44:45 am »

And of course they can strip a fully grown human to the bone in a matter of minutes.   ;)


I'd assumed that already.................... :(
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2020, 06:07:43 am »
That really has come out well mate  :bow: Rather oddly the first thing that came to mind when looking at the comparison photo with the Hellcat from above was how similar to the Boomerang's wings the I-16's are ??


They like to wander up your workboots and bite you just above the sock.


Well they wouldn't want to bite your sock would they ?  ;) :angel:

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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2020, 10:17:57 am »
Thanks, Chris! :thumbsup: :bow:

Can't say I can see the Boomerang similarity; the I-16's wings taper almost (if not actually) symmetrically from the leading & trailing edges, while the Boomerang's leading edges sweep backwards towards the straight trailing edges.
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Re: RW Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 - DONE! - Pic's pg.1
« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2020, 06:14:55 am »

Can't say I can see the Boomerang similarity; the I-16's wings taper almost (if not actually) symmetrically from the leading & trailing edges, while the Boomerang's leading edges sweep backwards towards the straight trailing edges.

Very much so, but for some reason my brain just went "Boomerang" ???
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