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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #690 on: July 02, 2017, 07:24:32 am »
You didn't grab the B-25G? :o


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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #691 on: July 02, 2017, 08:25:16 am »

Not decided if the Fury will be anything other that r/l, the Airacomet could well end up as Nationalist Chinese

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Interesting thought  :thumbsup: Post War equivalent of The Flying Tigers perhaps ?

Which war though?

The fight by the Communists with the Nationalist Chinese lasted until after WWII with major hostilities ending in 1950 so plenty of scope for slightly older aircraft to be passed onto a failing ally is entirely plausible.

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Just after WWII, so during the Chinese Civil War

The whole idea could be extended with war surplus stock being passed on

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #692 on: July 02, 2017, 03:17:07 pm »
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #693 on: July 04, 2017, 01:39:23 am »
MPM La-9/11
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Now I have two... took me ages to hunt one down on ebay, and now I found another one for less than EUR 3,- at the local store!  :unsure:

That's (modelers') life, I guess...  ;D

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #694 on: July 04, 2017, 01:41:07 am »
I need some Firestreaks for a future project so it made sense to get a plane with them.

Airfix 1/72 EE Lightning F-2 from the LHS
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #695 on: July 04, 2017, 12:20:09 pm »
From my nearest HobbyCraft (22 miles away...) one pot of Tamiya Dark Sea Grey paint, and a length of 1/2" dowel (for making the side flotation tubes on the Monterey's beaching trolley)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #696 on: July 04, 2017, 12:23:18 pm »
I need some Firestreaks for a future project so it made sense to get a plane with them.

Airfix 1/72 EE Lightning F-2 from the LHS
 

Freightdog sell them
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #697 on: July 04, 2017, 03:57:48 pm »
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It's not that nice a kit, being ones of their early ones - it's rough and a pig to put together.
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #698 on: July 04, 2017, 07:28:55 pm »
I need some Firestreaks for a future project so it made sense to get a plane with them.

Airfix 1/72 EE Lightning F-2 from the LHS
 

Freightdog sell them
colin doesnt do Firestreaks. He does red tops thou
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #699 on: July 05, 2017, 03:56:39 am »
I need some Firestreaks for a future project so it made sense to get a plane with them.

Airfix 1/72 EE Lightning F-2 from the LHS
 

Freightdog sell them

Freightdog sell Red Tops.  A local interweb supplier has resin Firestreaks but i've been meaning to get one of the new Airfix Lightnings as one of the old ones was the first model my father built for me in about 1970.

<edit> Hah! Martin beat me to it.  I specifically wanted Firestreaks as they are slightly earlier than Red Tops and make my planned build slightly more plausible (but not much).
« Last Edit: July 05, 2017, 04:00:02 am by zenrat »
Fred

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #700 on: July 05, 2017, 07:24:16 am »
A 'packet of goodies' from OGL in the post today.  :thumbsup:

Four Vulture engines, two of which will grace the wings of the Blackburn B20 bequeathed to me by The Venerable Mike McEvoy. (hmmm, maybe all four?) some big Hunter drop tanks for my long building G-VTOL project, some depth charges (I think....) and a very strange shaped resin 'thing' of which I haven't a CLUE!
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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #701 on: July 05, 2017, 09:14:00 am »
Picked up various items today from various places

Models:
1 x 1/72 Eduard Spitfire Spitfire F. Mk IX Profi pack
1 x 1/72 Zvezda CY-33, that's Su-33 in English
1 x 1/72 Heller Hawker Tempest

Paint:
X500 Duralumin
X501 Silver
X502 Natural Steel
X503 Oily Steel
X504 Exhaust
X506 Gunmetal
X508 Burnt Iron

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Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #702 on: July 05, 2017, 09:36:18 am »

from RetroKit's Decals clearance sale (all 1/144)

-A-6 Intruder, VA-75 Sunday Punchers 1974-78
-JASDF F-22 Raptor
-F-16AM Solo Display 2007-2008, Belgian AF
-P-38 Lightning RoCAF

Arrived here on monday  :mellow:
on the bench:

-all kinds of things.

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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #703 on: July 05, 2017, 02:40:19 pm »
MPM La-9/11
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It's not that nice a kit, being ones of their early ones - it's rough and a pig to put together.
I got one after I saw an La-9 at an airshow and, aged 16, managed to do alright (even if the background doesn't do me any favours):

Very fond memories of that kit.
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Re: Re: My stash just grew again (2017)
« Reply #704 on: July 06, 2017, 05:42:17 am »

Very fond memories of that kit.

And that's a very good reason to go back and build another  :thumbsup:
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