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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #870 on: December 21, 2014, 03:51:36 am »
I must try this PPP stuff got the more delicate work then, thanks for the tip.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #871 on: December 23, 2014, 06:31:41 am »
I'm drawing a line under 2014. I'm coming down with something and although a couple of bottles of claret should sort it  :cheers: I am feeling a tad rough. Get Xmas and New Year out of the way then up north for 10 days so. Means in all probability I'll hit the bench and finish the P-72 in middle Jan.

So have a good one lads and enjoy the time of year

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #872 on: December 23, 2014, 07:25:34 am »
Merry Christmas Chris !

I think today might be my last as well, get the model stuff all packed away so the inevitable house brats don't hurt themselves, lose or break anything.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #873 on: December 23, 2014, 10:28:20 am »
Merry Christmas......

Getting rid of the wife to New York after Christmas, a week of bliss (for me at least :banghead:).

So Partying, plastic, more partying, etc.....she returns sometime in January.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #874 on: January 03, 2015, 05:39:54 am »
A little bit of fiddling going on before I travel Oooop North to see the family.

P-72 is on the final straight. Done a little more work on the Hurricane Mk I and started to do a little pre assembly painting on the Welkin. Also got the Invader out of it's box and sorted out the transfers for her so I know what she'll be done as. So there's my workload post Newcastle unless I pick up a new tool Swift and defiant
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« Reply #875 on: January 03, 2015, 08:24:56 am »
Cool. Look forward to seeing the Invader get going. I think the boy has a game out of town next weekend ( or the weekend after ) so I hope to hit the big shop in Kitchener and see what they have in stock for the new Airfix kits.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #876 on: January 04, 2015, 01:56:27 am »
Been pondering the stash over the last few days and I think that 2015 may be the year of the twin. I've a lot in the stash and very few built so I may make a start on a few this year, both real and wif world.

Those in contention are the Welkin and Invader already mentioned and in no particular order. Blenheim, Beaufort, Beaufighter, Mosquito, B.25, B.28, Do-17, Whirlwind and Hornet (both RAF & FAA)

Should keep me busy  :rolleyes:

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« Reply #877 on: January 12, 2015, 10:17:16 am »
I like the year of the twin ! You might have to twin yourself to keep up tho  :thumbsup:
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #878 on: January 20, 2015, 07:42:08 am »
Still no progress post Xmas. To cold in the model room although it is supposed to warm up a little latter in the week.

Still catching up on my reading and I always find January the month when I tidy up my filing (electronic and paper) and my drawers and cupboards etc. The filing is a throwback to work when Jan was the "sort the paper filing" month, no idea where the household tidy came from  :blink:

I may well start on some general prep work on a tray on my lap if the weather doesn't warm up. Loads of ideas and real world builds I want to get started on but I must finish a couple of "nearly theres" first.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #879 on: January 20, 2015, 09:07:51 am »
 :wacko:Come along man,get it together their are people waiting to see results not filed paper(no matter how tidy) :dalek:
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #880 on: January 25, 2015, 03:12:47 am »
Right finally got my finger out, inspired by the new tool Airfix Defiant  :wub:

Got various sub assemblies assembled on a tray on my lap (work room still a tad chilly) and this morning got some painting done, including spraying the interiors out on the balcony. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

Also got the delayed Hurricane's interiors sprayed up.

Detail painting on the interiors over the next few days and then they can be put together.
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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #881 on: January 25, 2015, 06:19:08 am »
It just falls together, although the turret is a tad fiddly.  Mine's awaiting the filler being sanded off.
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« Reply #882 on: January 25, 2015, 05:17:30 pm »
Sounds good. Looking forward to seeing the models of this new kit.

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Re: Narses2's Blog - or what I'm slowly making progress on
« Reply #883 on: January 25, 2015, 11:49:49 pm »
Right finally got my finger out, inspired by the new tool Airfix Defiant  :wub:


I had a feeling the new Defiant might act as a catalyst for your post Chrimbo building doldrums  ;D. Sounds like its a good build for you to have got stuck right into already.
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« Reply #884 on: January 26, 2015, 07:01:04 am »
Yup Geoff. It is a good build but it just looks so right on the sprues as well. Something about a lot of the new tool Airfix kits that just tempt you to get building straight away. Maybe there are pheromones in the plastic ?  :rolleyes:

Got the internals painted up and detailed today for both the Defiant and Hurricane. I know you won't see much through the canopy but I just find it relaxing. Won't be much done tomorrow, if anything, other things to do  :thumbsup: However should start on getting the main bits assembled weds/thurs.
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