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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #75 on: February 05, 2018, 12:46:39 am »
That's looking VERY good.  :thumbsup:

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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #76 on: February 05, 2018, 01:28:09 am »
Wonderful  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #77 on: February 05, 2018, 03:30:14 am »
You've put so much effort into it that it deserves something other than a "meh" grey paint job.

So I vote either the Harrier with the colourful fin or the Japanese one.
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #78 on: February 05, 2018, 05:14:34 am »
Excellent Work, superb scratch building work  :mellow: :thumbsup:

I've got to agree, it's scratch-building at it's best  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #79 on: February 05, 2018, 11:45:49 am »
harrier option 3 please !!

but aside form personal preference
Its a cracking Job so far, keep it up, and it will look amazing   :thumbsup:
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #80 on: February 05, 2018, 02:18:52 pm »
Thanks for the kind words guys!

I really like Dizzy’s suggestion of the F-2 paint scheme, the only problem is it looks so “Japanese” and I’d like the Marauder to be British.  That being said, if I had some Japanese decals I’d seriously consider painting it like the F-2.  Right now I’m leaning toward the grey/green Harrier GR3 scheme, but considering it’s a maritime strike fighter I find the green a little out of place. 

I also really like that Japanese aggressor scheme, but I feel that splinter/hard edge schemes look too Russian.  Hmmmm…still can’t decide  :banghead:

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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #81 on: February 05, 2018, 03:04:28 pm »
Really impressive!  Great work.  I vote for a camouflage version for special operations work, like the very first rendering.
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #82 on: February 06, 2018, 01:11:08 am »
and the older Harrier scheme of Extra Dark Sea Gray over white?


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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #83 on: February 06, 2018, 04:08:34 am »
The AW159 Wildcat currently sport a Medium Sea Grey/Dark Sea Grey disruptive camouflage scheme which might be suitable. Otherwise if it's 80's post 82 its overall Dark Sea Grey for the RN with Blue/Red tactical markings and black lettering or 90s onwards its Medium Sea Grey with the Pale Blue/Pink low vis roundels and white lettering.

The Avrpo artwork is probably Dark Sea grey era
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #84 on: February 06, 2018, 09:11:38 am »
The AW159 Wildcat currently sport a Medium Sea Grey/Dark Sea Grey disruptive camouflage scheme which might be suitable.



Yeah, I like that.  It's grey, so maybe a little boring, but at least it's not solid grey. It's modern, British, and I have suitable decals.  Hmmm...

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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #85 on: February 13, 2018, 07:15:50 pm »
Well I'm on the west coast of the United States so I made it with hours to spare  :mellow:

Although like Tophe, I was a little caught off guard because I actually thought I had all of the 14th left to work on this.

Regardless I got it done and I'm pretty darn happy with it.  Like all projects is has it's flaws but this by far the hardest thing I ever scratch built and the end result looks suspiciously like a Marauder.


















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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #86 on: February 13, 2018, 07:34:42 pm »
No words other than: EXCELLENT!!   :bow:
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #87 on: February 13, 2018, 08:13:19 pm »
Hell yeah!! That's the stuff right there!  It's 10 things at once, all done well.  :drink: :drink: :cheers:   :mellow:
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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #88 on: February 13, 2018, 10:35:33 pm »
Fantastic!  :wub: :thumbsup:

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Re: AvPro Marauder (1/72)
« Reply #89 on: February 13, 2018, 11:44:06 pm »
That's OUTSTANDING! One of the best pieces of work I've ever seen on here.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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