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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3345 on: July 16, 2020, 02:21:07 am »

I still want to know why, if its tourist season here in Jersey, we can't take potshots at the tourists?

If your tourist season is anything like ours this year, there is nothing to shoot at. But I have asked that at work in previous years and the boss just says "no".

Unfortunately, we've got border jumpers from all over New York, PA, Maryland, and Delaware. :angry:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3346 on: July 16, 2020, 02:49:48 am »
I get confused.  Is it duck season or rabbit season?

A bit of fiddling this morning before work.  Returned my attentions to the 1/72 Mercedes W150.  I've mated the body and the chassis, primed the wheels, and matt cleared the interior.
I also sanded putty off the Lavotchkin La-5 (the Zvezda one) and primed it.

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3347 on: July 16, 2020, 05:08:41 am »
I get confused.  Is it duck season or rabbit season?
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3348 on: July 16, 2020, 06:10:48 am »
 ;D ;D


On 12th August, one can start shooting grouse.  Does that mean we can start taking pot-shots at Frenchmen on and after 14th July???

I have a book titled "A 1,000 Years of Annoying the French" I'll check.

Interestingly initially during and immediately after the start of the Revolution the U.K. was quite supportive of it. If it had led to a Constitutional Monarchy then who knows the path history would have taken. Probably not much different from what happened in our trouser leg of time, to borrow from Pratchett, but who knows ?

Looking forward to the La-5 mate. Realised I'd not built anything Soviet in ages and Arma have a couple of Yaks. Might take a look

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3349 on: July 16, 2020, 06:38:03 am »
;D ;D


On 12th August, one can start shooting grouse.  Does that mean we can start taking pot-shots at Frenchmen on and after 14th July???

I have a book titled "A 1,000 Years of Annoying the French" I'll check.



Agreed, that's a most enjoyable book. Not only do I have it, I bought my sister one. (Her degree is French and Russian)
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3350 on: July 17, 2020, 05:53:30 am »
;D ;D


On 12th August, one can start shooting grouse.  Does that mean we can start taking pot-shots at Frenchmen on and after 14th July???

I have a book titled "A 1,000 Years of Annoying the French" I'll check.



Agreed, that's a most enjoyable book. Not only do I have it, I bought my sister one. (Her degree is French and Russian)

I too have a copy.

Seafire is finished.  Although there are a couple of transfers I could put on the undercarriage doors.

I have both La-5 and MiG-3 in primer and needing more PSR.

Mercedes wheels and grille painted gloss black today in preparation for alclad chrome.

Chevy ute got a second coat of paint on the inside of the cab.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3351 on: July 18, 2020, 03:44:06 am »
La-5 MiG-3 WIP 18-07-2020 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

Also today I put the remaining transfers onto the UC doors of the Seafire.  Pictures tomorrow.

More work on the Chevy ute.  Priming the last few components to be painted and trying to make a decision about the colour of the wheels.

While rearranging some shelves I moved a Trumpeter Tu-22 (very tempting to dive straight in - marvellous, and huge, aircraft) and stopped to read the bumf on the side of the box.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3352 on: July 18, 2020, 04:21:01 am »
Looks like someone is taking lessons from WG.net
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3353 on: July 18, 2020, 04:36:35 am »
Written in the best traditions of inscrutable Chinglish instructions. :thumbsup:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3354 on: July 18, 2020, 04:53:59 am »
I like the idea of a Gold KH-22.  I may paint it that way when I build the thing.


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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3355 on: July 18, 2020, 05:15:17 am »

I like the idea of a Gold KH-22.


Does that count as 'heavy metal'?  ;D

Those 'instructions' are a hoot!  ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3356 on: July 18, 2020, 05:32:32 am »
I like the idea of a Gold KH-22.  I may paint it that way when I build the thing.

Maybe they discovered that when it exploded the subsequent reaction in the warhead acted as the legendary Philosophers Stone. Only problem was that it only stayed that way for a mili second  :angel:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3357 on: July 18, 2020, 06:18:16 am »
If you have a max thrust if 22000 (!) kN, but can only attain a max speed of Mach 1.5, fire your aerodynamics department. All of it!
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3358 on: July 18, 2020, 03:44:17 pm »
Ah, the joys of Engrish...

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #3359 on: July 18, 2020, 06:17:04 pm »
If you have a max thrust if 22000 (!) kN, but can only attain a max speed of Mach 1.5, fire your aerodynamics department. All of it!

But promote your engine designers.


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Didn't find it but I did find Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona with a huge range of US military aircraft.  Eagles, Starfighters, Intruders, B52s, Lancers, Phantoms, Tweets and even a couple of WB-57s.

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