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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #375 on: March 26, 2016, 01:08:56 am »
From a charity shop in Hereford today; an Airfix Spitfire Ia starter kit for 99p.  Unopened, with 4 potlets of paint, a brush and even a tubule of poly cement.   A bargain!!

 It may become an RAFVR aircraft from 1946, either based at RAF Jurby Isle of Man with a red  triskel(the funny Manx three legged thing) in the centre of the roundel or possibly RAF Squires Gate (Blackpool) with a red rose centre .

The other alternative is a Foreign Office (unarmed) dispatch aircraft with the King's Messenger greyhound symbol .

Anybody got any other off the wall ideas?
Beer carrier-two casks/barrels carried under the wings.
Move the cockpit to the tail rudder.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #376 on: March 26, 2016, 02:37:11 am »
From a charity shop in Hereford today; an Airfix Spitfire Ia starter kit for 99p.  Unopened, with 4 potlets of paint, a brush and even a tubule of poly cement.   A bargain!!

 It may become an RAFVR aircraft from 1946, either based at RAF Jurby Isle of Man with a red  triskel(the funny Manx three legged thing) in the centre of the roundel or possibly RAF Squires Gate (Blackpool) with a red rose centre .

The other alternative is a Foreign Office (unarmed) dispatch aircraft with the King's Messenger greyhound symbol .

Anybody got any other off the wall ideas?
Beer carrier-two casks/barrels carried under the wings.
Move the cockpit to the tail rudder.

Didn't they actually do this over Normandy with Henty & Constable Best Bitter?.......someone here is bound to know!
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #377 on: March 26, 2016, 03:43:23 am »
Spitfire Mark IXc with beer barrels:



Painting of Spitfire Mk.IXc with beer barrels:



Kit of Spitfire Mark IXc with beer barrels:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #378 on: March 26, 2016, 06:39:49 am »
I think it flew a few trips as I swear I've seen her with different types of barrel.

Some say it was a put up job by the Min of Propaganda others beg to differ. Me ? I've not seen anything to enable me to formulate my own opinion
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #379 on: March 26, 2016, 09:15:02 am »
Popped over to HMW today and got hold of the brand new Airfix 1/48 Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #380 on: March 26, 2016, 01:13:21 pm »
Popped into Gatwick Aero Park as it re opened yesterday......and found a few pristine old 1/72 Airfix kits......had a few there, i got a Shooting Star and a Thunderstreak......i left  (from memory.....) a Viggen, a skinny Mig 21, a Jaguar, a Starfighter and EE lightning. There were others but can't remember them. All at........ 3 each........a novo bristol research aircraft......almost an open cockpit chipmunk/monoplane tigermoth........about 10-12 kits on display.
Spoke to an old chap.....a Sqn Ldr who flew Shackeltons.......great chat......then went onboard all over the Shack there.....an i mean all over.....could sit anywhere but i couldn't squeeze into the seat at the nose for the gunner.......an old navigator on board gave a mini tour and was full of great stories......really enjoyable time.....
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #381 on: March 28, 2016, 02:59:02 am »
Rather unexpected ebay win: an Amodel 1:72 Il-40 for only EUR 7,-?!  :lol:

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #382 on: March 28, 2016, 05:10:41 am »
Rather unexpected ebay win: an Amodel 1:72 Il-40 for only EUR 7,-?!  :lol:

Good price that, although the aircraft itself looks like something you have already worked your magic on  :blink:, should be rather interesting what sort of ideas you get for this one  :thumbsup:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #383 on: March 28, 2016, 01:58:45 pm »
Won the following on eBay all 1/72 scale;
Yak-38 Forger A
Mig-21UM two seat trainer
Martin Marlin
Boeing B-47E

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #384 on: March 28, 2016, 02:46:59 pm »
My first 1/35 armour kit: a Tamiya M41 Walker Bulldog, to be built as a New Zealand Army example.
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #385 on: March 29, 2016, 12:50:58 am »
My first 1/35 armour kit: a Tamiya M41 Walker Bulldog, to be built as a New Zealand Army example.

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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #386 on: March 29, 2016, 05:30:03 am »
MiG-31 BM/BMS 1/48 AMk  :rolleyes: :tornado:
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #387 on: March 29, 2016, 03:19:47 pm »
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Every time Sam looks at my laptop it's either tank models, tank games or real tanks. "Oh God..."
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #388 on: March 29, 2016, 03:50:13 pm »
Welcome to the Dark Side! :dalek: (DV substitute ;) )
Every time Sam looks at my laptop it's either tank models, tank games or real tanks. "Oh God..."

in other words Target Recognition  ;D
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Re: My stash just grew again (2016)
« Reply #389 on: March 30, 2016, 02:39:42 am »
Welcome to the Dark Side! :dalek: (DV substitute ;) )
Every time Sam looks at my laptop it's either tank models, tank games or real tanks. "Oh God..."

Just keep repeating the following mantra............

"There are only two types of model's. Aircraft and Targets!"
(sci fi and fantasy dont apply)
I always hope for the best.
Unfortunately,
experience has taught me to expect the worst.

Size (of the stash) matters.



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