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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2017, 03:08:51 pm »
Flatiron!! That don't look anything like a Javelin!

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2017, 05:36:49 pm »
Love the new tail feathers! Looks much better swept.
Flatiron like that could have many uses. I'll keep my eye out for one.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #32 on: March 06, 2017, 06:27:13 am »
Flatiron!! That don't look anything like a Javelin!

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #33 on: March 06, 2017, 07:43:59 am »
Flatiron!! That don't look anything like a Javelin!

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It doesn't have the tailplane or the engines and wings glued on yet.............

I bet Ericr could do something with one of them though.  ;D ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #34 on: March 06, 2017, 07:50:58 am »
Flatiron!! That don't look anything like a Javelin!

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It doesn't have the tailplane or the engines and wings glued on yet.............

I bet Ericr could do something with one of them though.  ;D ;)

True...........  :-\

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2017, 11:38:03 am »
Inspired and inspiring.  Love it.

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2017, 12:31:32 pm »
It's looking better by the minute, er, year.  ;D ;)

At the moment I am working at warp speed, on many long forgotten builds.
Glued the fin on the Sea Swallow and first layer of putty.
BUT, now I think the tail is too long, maybe it would be better to cut and move the fin forward, ending where the wings (the grey primed part) end.
What's the consensus?

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2017, 01:32:43 pm »
Maybe a tad forward, yes. It does look a bit tail-endy at the moment.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2017, 07:31:37 am »
It's looking better by the minute, er, year.  ;D ;)

At the moment I am working at warp speed, on many long forgotten builds.
Glued the fin on the Sea Swallow and first layer of putty.
BUT, now I think the tail is too long, maybe it would be better to cut and move the fin forward, ending where the wings (the grey primed part) end.
What's the consensus?


I have just been side tracked by that piece of unfinished armour in the back ground, the green Amphibious looking one. Can you tell me what it is please and what scale it is. Thankyou.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #39 on: March 10, 2017, 07:41:22 am »
This one looks so utterly German, I cannot help it... Will stabilizer be added, or does it remain tailless? At the current status, it already looks pretty plausible - and elegant, too.

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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #40 on: March 10, 2017, 08:58:59 am »
This one looks so utterly German, I cannot help it... Will stabilizer be added, or does it remain tailless? At the current status, it already looks pretty plausible - and elegant, too.
The plan is that it will remain tailless, but I want to shorten quite drastically the rear end, bring the fin nearly in line with the wing's end.
Had to halt model working, as reallife commitments intruded.  :rolleyes:
Quite busy the next few days too, and then I'll be travelling around for nearly a month. Hoped to complete some old builds, but am afraid it won't be possible so soon.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #41 on: March 10, 2017, 09:02:56 am »

I have just been side tracked by that piece of unfinished armour in the back ground, the green Amphibious looking one. Can you tell me what it is please and what scale it is. Thankyou.
Chris

Besides what-if I am building 1/87 military vehicles kits, mostly resin.
The amphibian is a russian PTS by Artmaster, the others are an Artitec M-12 Gun Motor Carriage and a Tatra 111 truck by Hauler.  <_<
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #42 on: March 13, 2017, 08:29:14 am »
Thanks for the reply  :thumbsup: Pity the amphibian is 1/87th scale, I quite like the look of that.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #43 on: March 13, 2017, 09:26:48 am »
Been away, late to this party. I broadly agree with your judgement.

My two penn'orth:
It's better without the rear extension.
Fin needs to be deeper, taller.
Together these will bring the LE root forward to about the right place.
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Re: Hawker Sea Swallow
« Reply #44 on: March 14, 2017, 12:58:59 am »
Thanks for the reply  :thumbsup: Pity the amphibian is 1/87th scale, I quite like the look of that.
Cheers Chris.

You can buy it in 1/35 too. <_<
http://www.minimanfactory.com/en/pts-m-russian-tracked-amphibious-truck-i21/

or in 1/72
http://www.balatonmodellshop.co.uk/spd/BM7207/PTS-M-amphibia

It's a nice monster:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCXru85VrNg
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