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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #360 on: March 28, 2017, 06:12:17 am »
Oh come on Chris.  Surely you know that Snowmen only live at the North Pole.
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Are you sure about that ? Have you been to Antarctica ? So very few have been into the interior that we have no real idea of what lives there  :mellow: ;) Probably went with Capt Scott or at least some bored members of the party probably created some  ;D

In all seriousness when I did a cruise down there I was stunned by the amount of wildlife in the waters and on its shores.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #361 on: March 28, 2017, 11:05:01 am »
That's looking good.

True  :thumbsup:, but would it be impolite to mention the snowmen in the background ? Does this confirm the secret Antarctic Base conspiracy theories ?  ;)

I couldnt possibly comment on such matters  ;) :mellow: ;) :mellow: ;)
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #362 on: March 29, 2017, 03:27:53 am »
Oh come on Chris.  Surely you know that Snowmen only live at the North Pole.
 :rolleyes:

Are you sure about that ? Have you been to Antarctica ? So very few have been into the interior that we have no real idea of what lives there  :mellow: ;) Probably went with Capt Scott or at least some bored members of the party probably created some  ;D

In all seriousness when I did a cruise down there I was stunned by the amount of wildlife in the waters and on its shores.

It's the penguins.   They attack on sight.  No snowman can survive the combined mob attack of a well coordinated waddle*.  They surround them and herd them into the sea where the Leopard Seals get them.

I'd love to visit Antarctica.  I get the feeling i'd come away depressed about humanity.



*I had to google it but it is indeed a waddle of Penguins.  On land.  In the sea it is a raft.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #363 on: March 29, 2017, 07:14:38 am »

*I had to google it but it is indeed a waddle of Penguins.  On land.  In the sea it is a raft.

 ;D ;D Some of the people who came up with these collective nouns definitely had a sense of humour  :bow: A group pf Rhinos is a crash  :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #364 on: March 29, 2017, 12:00:31 pm »
well for all intents and purposes Im calling this one finished.




« Last Edit: July 02, 2017, 07:25:48 am by Martin H »
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #365 on: March 29, 2017, 12:16:32 pm »
How do you know which is the front?

It looks terrific, and HUGE too!  :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #366 on: March 29, 2017, 06:59:54 pm »
Ahyup, nice work there.  :thumbsup:

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #367 on: March 30, 2017, 07:11:44 am »
Come out well mate  :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #368 on: March 30, 2017, 08:48:04 am »
It just doesn't look right with the guns.  Sorry, just doesn't look right.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #369 on: March 30, 2017, 12:24:02 pm »
I haven't looked at this thread of nigh on 3 years, you certainly have been busy Martin, and some very nice pieces.
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #370 on: April 02, 2017, 02:14:54 am »
Gread work Martin I love It.

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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #371 on: April 02, 2017, 03:55:56 pm »
How do you know which is the front?

It looks terrific, and HUGE too!  :thumbsup:

Having seen it the plastic at Cosford today, it IS huge too!!!!  :o :o :o  :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #372 on: April 26, 2017, 10:47:30 am »
Ok update time. Just in time for the Scots Nationals this weekend.

first a Trumpeter Wyvern.


This was one of a pair of kits that I aquired from Brother Narses last year. The other one is a compleate kit so is reserved for a RW build.
This one had donated part of its war load to one of Chris's other projects, so was earmarked for whiffing.................
As you can see she is in Indian Navy marking, lifted right out of a Hobbyboss Hawker Seahawk kit.

Next a few VTOL's
First up a two seat Harrier II............

This is an old Airfix Harrier T-10 kit. One of a pair I started and got bored with around ten years ago.
I finaly dusted them off and this is the first to emerge from the loft. Its been rehashed into a Royal Navy ground pounder (aka Harrier S-14). with the rear seater retasked as a WSO for the sniper pod hanging off the belly pylon.
The  2nd T-10 is being built as a T-10 but in Royal navy markings, under the idea that the Navy was able to take over the full Harrier fleet when the RAF put the knife in to the Harrier community over here.

next up is a converted GR-9, that is now upto AV-8Bplus standard as an F/A-12.

This is a Hasegawa kit built prety much OOB. It doesnt show so well, but this one is in a metalic grey scheme. Not quite the same as the F-35 but almost. The idea being the Navy repainted its "new" F/A-12's in a similar scheme to the soon to arrive F-35B's to get the pilots used to the scheme in question.
The model is rigged for airdefence with a pair of ASRAAM's and four Meteor Mid range AAM's instead of Aim-120 AMRAAM's.

Third is a real one.
Namely ZM137, the UK's first F-35B

The simple but not so easy to find Fujimi kit built OOB, with Uk markings taken from an Xtradecal set.

I started this one early last year, but got side tracked. I dusted it off to finish in time for the Scots nationals, to sit along side the two Harriers. the paint job used Hataka paints for the correct metalic grey shade.

Finaly there's these two.

A bit more can be found on TSRjoes own Spot on models thread.


« Last Edit: July 02, 2017, 07:29:09 am by Martin H »
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #373 on: April 26, 2017, 03:46:00 pm »
Very nice work, love the F/A-12! :thumbsup:
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Re: A little work in progress
« Reply #374 on: April 27, 2017, 04:15:15 am »
Wyvern looks excellent.
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