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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #225 on: January 25, 2015, 09:44:29 am »
You may find that missing part has joined a vast number of similar parts in the Van Spackman Belt, located just inside the Van Allen Belts at an altitude of some 8000 miles.

I'd be quick though, rumour has it that the Big H are about to launch a satellite to recover all such parts prior to setting up a 'Spare Parts Division' of the company............
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #226 on: January 25, 2015, 05:13:26 pm »
Finding a giant stash of spares is the stuff of dreams..... :cheers:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #227 on: January 26, 2015, 02:53:58 am »
I've come to the conclusion that the best way forward is to completely tidy up the model bench  :blink:

While having a poke around the detritus on the bench yesterday I found several items which I had no idea what I was going to use them for  :banghead:

As I told the girlfriend last night this will take some time as finding which box some of the parts came out of will likely take up most of the time. The end result will enable me to be less distracted by other parts on the bench and even allow me some more space which will be necessary to continue work on the Lancaster XL

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #228 on: January 26, 2015, 06:35:35 am »
I totally agree. Clutter is evil, and as far as I know it's a proven fact. Leads to more clutter, and then the brain drifts off in all directions....It also leads to the problems that you just mentioned. I wanted to finish a Chinook, but the cockpit is gone from one box, and where it is I have no idea !

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #229 on: January 26, 2015, 06:43:12 am »
A short while ago I found the missing item from the G.91  :thumbsup:

It's attached so in a while I will repaint the underside as the colour scheme will be the same as my P.177R and as that needs another coat of paint so I can paint the G.91 at the same time  :thumbsup:

Once the painting is done I can then work on some tidying up as I can park the drying aircraft elsewhere to dry and out of the way of dust.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #230 on: January 26, 2015, 06:57:53 am »
A short while ago I found the missing item from the G.91  :thumbsup:


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But were you looking for something else when you found it? ;)
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #231 on: January 26, 2015, 09:18:59 am »
A short while ago I found the missing item from the G.91  :thumbsup:


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But were you looking for something else when you found it? ;)

Actually no, however I did find it somewhere that I had looked before and knew it had not been there previously  :banghead:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #232 on: January 26, 2015, 11:03:39 am »
Gremlins are playing tricks on you!
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #233 on: January 26, 2015, 01:42:21 pm »
Yep. Gremlins. Only explanation. Or try getting a female to look for you. They always seem to find stuff we have hiden. I mean lost.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #234 on: January 26, 2015, 02:22:51 pm »
Yep. Gremlins. Only explanation. Or try getting a female to look for you. They always seem to find stuff we have hiden. I mean lost.

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God NO!!!! that could be tantamount to having a stash reduction as well as my currant financial restriction on purchasing for the stash so that's not going to happen.

Besides, I am starting to enjoy the little rediscoveries I am having as I work through the pile of items on the desk. It's trying to work out what some of the items were put aside for that's baffling most of the time as well as thinking what I am going to do with my Revell Lancaster's now I have the new Airfix ones to build.  :blink:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #235 on: January 27, 2015, 04:57:48 am »
I've got one Revell Lanc, and one each of the new Airfix kits. I've been thinking the same thing ! What to do.....maybe a RW RCAF SAR bird ? Or one of my stretched and flattened fantasies.....

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #236 on: January 27, 2015, 05:39:16 am »
I've got one Revell Lanc, and one each of the new Airfix kits. I've been thinking the same thing ! What to do.....maybe a RW RCAF SAR bird ? Or one of my stretched and flattened fantasies.....

 :cheers:

RW RCAF SAR bird is one of the options in one of the Hasegawa kits I have  ;D

That's Four Hasegawa Lancaster's, Two Revell Lancaster's and Five of the new Airfix Lancaster's. I also have one of the Old Airfix Lancaster's that I intend to improve a bit with etched brass, vac-form canopy and the like. The rest of the older Lancaster's have mostly gone into the Mk XL in one form or other.

Maybe I should think of other operators, Egypt, Pakistan and Argentina.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #237 on: January 27, 2015, 07:25:20 am »
Pakistani Lancaster would be interesting. What would India have got/used ? Lancaster's, Fortress's , Liberators ?
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #238 on: January 27, 2015, 07:41:54 am »
Pakistani Lancaster would be interesting. What would India have got/used ? Lancaster's, Fortress's , Liberators ?

 India sounds good other than the fact I don't have the correct roundels for immediate post separation.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #239 on: January 27, 2015, 07:47:51 am »
Only Indian roundels I know I have are from a Sea Hawk which are probably to small, let alone latter than you'd want
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