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Real World F-8 finished
« on: August 17, 2009, 06:57:34 pm »
I try to keep my Wifs and real worlds seperate,but as I seem to be falling behind  :banghead:with my Wiffery Im posting this over here.

Its the Hasegawa 1:48 version. Im hoping to start the 72nd kit as a FAA job..................but as they say " I wont hold my breath" this one took me over 4 months to do :huh:


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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2009, 07:15:39 pm »
Yuck!!! Completely unrealistic!! What would the USN do with Crusaders???  Two engines are much better for carrier ops, and what's the deal with all those guns???  This ain't the wild west boy!!!

 ;D ;D ;D





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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2009, 07:20:31 pm »
Haha....good one, Nick !

That's a beauty, Dorko ! Love the colourful markings anmd the weathering....

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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2009, 08:26:01 pm »
Two engines are much better for carrier ops,
 ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2009, 09:35:55 pm »
What a fantastic job!!!  Outstanding.


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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2009, 02:23:08 am »
Great model of a great aircraft  :thumbsup:
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2009, 06:50:45 am »
Nice looking Crusader.  Nothing wrong with showing some real world models.  I generally build more real world subjects than WHIFs. 

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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2009, 09:20:59 am »
Yuck!!! Completely unrealistic!! What would the USN do with Crusaders???  Two engines are much better for carrier ops, and what's the deal with all those guns???  This ain't the wild west boy!!!

 ;D ;D ;D


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Excellent Crusader!!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2009, 09:54:10 am »
Yuck!!! Completely unrealistic!! What would the USN do with Crusaders???  Two engines are much better for carrier ops, and what's the deal with all those guns???  This ain't the wild west boy!!!

Great points Nick - and that narrow undercarriage, totally unsuitable for landing on a carrier deck.  And don't get me started on that weight inducing wing-lifting mechanism you seem to have invented......

Nice kit Allan, but I think you forgot the undercarriage ;)
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2009, 02:03:34 pm »
should 'ave gone to Specsaver. lol..................................dont give up the day job. lol
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2009, 12:32:24 am »
It's alright I s'pose, if you like big, smokey, noisy and colourful jet fighters from the 1950's and 60's....... Oh, wait a minute..... I do  :blink:

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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2009, 02:31:39 pm »
You've done a masterful job of weathering that USN gray, Dork!

Now quit showing off and fudge something up like I usually do.
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Seriously, your Crusader is a real showcase of your talent and skill. Most impressive!
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2009, 11:34:39 pm »
Thanks Brian ( insert a blushing smilie)  believe me Ive made fudging builds into an art form..............................psst won a buy spare parts Jonny???
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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2009, 06:46:21 am »
Love it, DtKS.  Plain and simple. :wub:

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Re: Real World F-8 finished
« Reply #14 on: August 20, 2009, 07:05:33 am »
should 'ave gone to Specsaver. lol..................................dont give up the day job. lol
Thanks gents.




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