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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2520 on: May 16, 2019, 04:12:27 am »
It is, isn't it.  I'm a convert to egg planes now.   Some aircraft work better in this style than others though.
I might tackle an F4 next in this scheme.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2521 on: May 16, 2019, 04:30:33 am »

insanely cute indeed  ;D

what about a Harrier? very eggy

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2522 on: May 16, 2019, 09:18:10 am »
That's slick, bud!!!!


Ever seen the movie twins?



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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2523 on: May 16, 2019, 05:08:28 pm »

what about a Harrier? very eggy


I did one for the late Mrs_PR19 some years ago now. She was crazy about ducks, thus the special nose emblem.  ;D

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2524 on: May 17, 2019, 05:07:53 am »
Wow, those transfers have yellowed!
I got my Airfix Boomerang out of the display case last week and the transfers on that, which had been yellowed but then reverted to newish looking after the window treatment, had gone back to yellowed.

Nice build Kit but IMO the Harrier isn't one of their better Egg Planes.

Day off today and after doing a huge grocery shop (it takes longer if, like me you refuse to use to a large supermarket chain) I finished off the Fairly and then packed the rest of the models for the Ballarat show on Sunday.  I've said it before, and having a tendency to repeat myself will say it again, but model cars are so much easier to pack for transport than aircraft and other subjects.
Rather than attempt to subvert their stupid "no what ifs" ruling in the Aircraft and Military classes I am just not going to enter anything in them.  It's their loss.  I've packed two planes but they'll both be in the Sci Fi class.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2525 on: May 17, 2019, 05:47:43 am »

Rather than attempt to subvert their stupid "no what ifs" ruling in the Aircraft and Military classes I am just not going to enter anything in them.  It's their loss.

I really don't understand that ruling, as you say "their loss".
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2526 on: May 17, 2019, 02:01:31 pm »

Wow, those transfers have yellowed!


Yes indeed, but it's about 25 yrs old by now, and it's lived in shade its entire life. Perhaps I'll park it in a window and see what happens.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2527 on: May 18, 2019, 03:32:05 am »

Rather than attempt to subvert their stupid "no what ifs" ruling in the Aircraft and Military classes I am just not going to enter anything in them.  It's their loss.

I really don't understand that ruling...

Especially since, as it is mainly a car model show there is only one class for aircraft and one for military.  To the average car modeller a plane is a plane is a plane and they'll just vote for the one they like best (usually the biggest one or most colourfull one).  They won't care if it's had its engines swapped or if it's been painted in the "wrong" colour scheme.
The ruling was made to assuage a complainant.  They won't tell me who it was.
The overall result is that less models are entered.

After finalising the packing I had a play with the Toyota Landcruiser I stripped.
A bit of fiddling, cutting of springs and superglue got the ride height from this...
Landcruiser 80 Series 013 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
...to this...
80 Series Cruiser v1.2 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2528 on: May 19, 2019, 12:30:52 am »
That poor Landcruiser! What are you doing to it! :o :o :o (Where's the "horrified" emoji when you need it? :unsure:)
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2529 on: May 19, 2019, 05:56:18 am »

The ruling was made to assuage a complainant.  They won't tell me who it was.


Ah, glad to see democracy rules  :-\
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2530 on: May 19, 2019, 07:05:01 am »
What were they complaining about, too many aircraft models?

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2531 on: May 19, 2019, 07:22:55 am »
What were they complaining about, too many aircraft models?

Blatant creativity horrifies some people......
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2532 on: May 19, 2019, 10:27:46 am »
'Twas probably an aircraft (maybe armour) JMN who was horrified that ignorant car modellers were choosing heretical imaginary planes(/tanks) over their obviously superior, extensively researched builds.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2533 on: May 19, 2019, 10:40:03 am »
Some of these guys work on one model for a couple years and add lots of money's worth of aftermarket parts. I just can't do that.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2534 on: May 19, 2019, 11:40:15 am »
Some of these guys work on one model for a couple years and add lots of money's worth of aftermarket parts. I just can't do that.

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