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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #615 on: March 30, 2014, 06:05:39 am »
Oi Lads please remember this is Narses Blog thread !

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #616 on: March 30, 2014, 07:22:52 am »
Oi Lads please remember this is Narses Blog thread !

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #617 on: March 30, 2014, 07:28:38 am »
You wouldn't have to have such long wings on it, just enough for guiding the glide.


That does look nice  :thumbsup:

Thanks for the info re the wings, they were the one slight problem, in that they would impede the undercarriage. So I'll clip the wings (sorry Kit  :rolleyes:) and make a cruciform tail for her, or pinch one from a bomb in the spares. It will then become the FAA's 2,000lb SAP glide bomb and will be externally mounted on the Spearfish. The V1 fuselage makes a nice shape for a penetration weapon.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #618 on: March 30, 2014, 07:49:07 am »
Little bit of progress on the Corsair's cockpit painting plus assembled the wings. Not much I always find it difficult to concentrate the day after clocks have gone forward. Don't have a problem when they go back.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #619 on: April 01, 2014, 07:06:32 am »
Spearfish is now basically assembled and it's a very big aeroplane. Looking at her she won't need as much psr work as first feared. Still need to break the Milliput out though.

Corsair is now an assembled fuselage and an assembled wing. Both were very good fits. We shall see how well they fit together tomorrow.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #620 on: April 02, 2014, 07:01:28 am »
Corsair is now an assembled fuselage and an assembled wing. Both were very good fits. We shall see how well they fit together tomorrow.



Wing and tail planes fitted and went very well. Very little filler will be needed, just a swipe off PPP.

This is a curate's egg of a kit. The injection parts are very nice, if slightly soft plastic, and fit well. The resin while nice is a bit of a mix. The engine fits very well, the cockpit not so and I'd defy anyone to fit the the side walls as well as the tub  :banghead: There are then the resin bits you just wonder why ? The wheel bay inserts. Nice detail but in all honesty there isn't much on the real thing, but, you would have to sand them so you could see through them to get them to fit ! Solution ? Plastic card strips. The etch is nice for the seat belts, instrument panel and air intake grill but aerials ?

Seriously they could have done this all in IP and it would have been a superb limited run kit.

In all fairness to SH they are starting to issue a lot more plastic only kits with just a small etch sheet.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #621 on: April 03, 2014, 07:00:49 am »
Both Hurricanes have had their innards completed, so they can have the major construction finished over the weekend. I'll get this done before cracking out the Miliput for the Spearfish.

Must be Spring as I have the "sorting out bug". Want to go through my magazines and a few other things, mostly non modelling related to have a bit of a clear out and get a bit more organised. So once the Hurri's are done I'll take a short break from modelling and get this done whilst the mood is still with me
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #622 on: April 03, 2014, 12:12:02 pm »
Every time I try and toss a magazine into 'file 13' I end up reading thru it, and (of course) finding a reason to keep it !

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #623 on: April 06, 2014, 07:35:52 am »
Miliput has been applied to the Spearfish, didn't need as much as I thought.

PSR commenced on the Corsair.

Hurricanes have had what liittle PSR they needed. Just a little PPP and a damp cotton bud/wet finger was all they needed * Both can be primed over the next day or two.

* Whilst using an over wet cotton bud I watched as the liquid PPP just ran down into the tiny gap I was filling at the wing root and filled it perfectly   :thumbsup: A technique that may be usefull
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #624 on: April 07, 2014, 07:01:09 am »
Just a little PPP and a damp cotton bud/wet finger was all they needed *

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #625 on: April 07, 2014, 07:18:17 am »
Obviously my youth spent listening to reggae and Motown was miss-spent ?  ;D
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #626 on: April 07, 2014, 07:34:23 am »


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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #627 on: April 07, 2014, 07:55:58 am »
It's the way the "live" one is looking at the guy that gets me.  ;D

"no, they weren't the bullies, they are round the corner"  :rolleyes:

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #628 on: April 07, 2014, 10:54:37 am »
Looks like a rather young Mr Kissinger to me

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #629 on: April 10, 2014, 06:58:05 am »
Some progress this week.

All 4 current builds are now all masked up and ready for the primer stage. The 2 Hurricanes should not need any farther psr I would have thought, the Corsair will need a little more I think and the Spearfish definitely will need a fair bit more.

Probably get them primed on Saturday
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