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Offline nev

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2009, 06:17:24 am »
Nice one Todd - first finished kit for a while?
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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2009, 07:00:31 am »
I know, I know, some advocate will show a listing "proving" (to naive believers) that Canada never operated Meteor. Bullshit: the answer is "top secret" evidence.
(joke ;D )

Actually, Canada did operate Meteors; exactly four (three F3s and a T4), to be exact.

It was two Mk.III's, one Mk.IV and two T.7's.  The Mk.III/IV were used in Canada and the T.7's in Europe.
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I've got these decals for my models but I've already done a Mk.III, the Airfix kit comes with a serial number on the decal sheet which is only one number different from one of the Canadian Meteors, fortunately it is the last number that needed changing.


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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2009, 08:14:16 am »
Thanks guys ! I should take a pic of the underside....the tanks are modified to be chaff dispensers like the Clunk had.

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2009, 12:43:48 pm »
Good looking Meteor.  Looks like something the 50's RCAF might have had.

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2009, 01:17:26 pm »
Really does look quite nice - I have to admit, I saw the pictures first and my mind was like "Why are the engines standing out from the fuselage on that clunk?"  Then I read back and it made sense.

Still, beautifully done, man.
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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2009, 06:40:23 pm »
Bonser, Toad! :wub: :wub: :wub: Totally looks the part! :thumbsup:

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2009, 08:04:40 pm »
Sorry my joke was rather stupid, but should we investigate with accute seriousness like JMNs or are we here to smile? Well, anyway, I should have chosen other words (about the maple roundels or else), sorry.
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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2009, 03:23:35 am »
Looks a natural. Great idea!  :thumbsup:

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #23 on: December 07, 2009, 05:43:34 am »
Toad, that's the cat's derriere! That's one of those birds I would build 1/1 if I was a billionaire.  :thumbsup:
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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #24 on: December 07, 2009, 03:13:42 pm »
Every time I look at that thing, I wonder, "Who messed with a Clunk?"  Looks absolutely outstanding!!

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #25 on: December 07, 2009, 04:23:34 pm »
Drop-dead gorgeous, Cap'n! And this is your first Meteor?

Wow!!!
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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #26 on: December 09, 2009, 03:42:32 pm »
Convincing, and really good looking in those colours! :thumbsup:

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Re: 414 EWU Meteor
« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2009, 12:11:00 pm »
Great job!   The Meteor looks great no matter what happens to it in whiff-land doesn't it.


Matchbox kit presumably?


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