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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #720 on: June 19, 2019, 09:38:12 pm »
You know when you go into a store & a model or two follow you home? Well, that happened to me today! :o

Went into my local Toy World, which has a decent selection of models, paints, etc., to get some Tamiya paints when, lo & behold, I spy a table covered in model kits! :o :o

Spitfires, Mirage 2000's, F-18, F-16's (single & two seaters), Harriers, in 1/72 & 1/48 scale, $20 each! :o :o :o

Also, their model selection has doubled in the last fortnight since I was last in to get some paint. The lass who owns it (I've known her since she was in high school & her dad owned the store) said that model kits & railway stuff have really taken off recently &, if it sells, she's stocking it. Sounds good for the hobby here! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

So, I buys me paints (3 x XF-7 Flat Red) & I'm followed home by;

1 x Hasegawa 1/72 A-37A/B Dragonfly (A12-00142) - Will be Australian Army Aviation Corps, Light COIN
1 x Tamiya 1/48 RN Sea Harrier FRS.1 (61026) - I have another, one will be RAN FAA, the other RAMAA
1 x Tamiya 1/48 Douglas F4D-1 Skyray (61055) - No idea why, I sold my last one to Volkodav (over on BtS) - I'll put it aside & have a think on it, although an idea is already forming in my warped little mind! :wacko:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #721 on: June 19, 2019, 10:20:03 pm »
More decals for my stash from eBay

1 x 1/72 Modeldecal set 88: Royal Air Force Meteors: F.8, FR.9, NF.11,F - 3, 10, 13 + 33 Escadres

1 x 1/72 Tasman V7205  F4H-1, F3H-2M, RAAF Mirage IIID, RCN F2H-3, RF-8G, F4H-1, RNZAF F4U-1D + FJ-1 Fury    Been after this decal set for a while for the F4H-1 decals as they are the only ones I know about for very early F-4 Phantoms  :thumbsup:


Glad you liked them !  ;D  My wife thanks you for your contribution to her shoe collection.

My only complaint would be that they didn't have the platic bags that they came in

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #722 on: June 20, 2019, 12:46:51 am »

So, I buys me paints (3 x XF-7 Flat Red) & I'm followed home by;

1 x Hasegawa 1/72 A-37A/B Dragonfly (A12-00142) - Will be Australian Army Aviation Corps, Light COIN
1 x Tamiya 1/48 RN Sea Harrier FRS.1 (61026) - I have another, one will be RAN FAA, the other RAMAA
1 x Tamiya 1/48 Douglas F4D-1 Skyray (61055) - No idea why, I sold my last one to Volkodav (over on BtS) - I'll put it aside & have a think on it, although an idea is already forming in my warped little mind! :wacko:


In my mind's eye I have this vision of Womby walking down the street with those three kit boxes walking along in convoy behind him, having grown legs of course.  ;D ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #723 on: June 20, 2019, 01:44:57 am »

So, I buys me paints (3 x XF-7 Flat Red) & I'm followed home by;

1 x Hasegawa 1/72 A-37A/B Dragonfly (A12-00142) - Will be Australian Army Aviation Corps, Light COIN
1 x Tamiya 1/48 RN Sea Harrier FRS.1 (61026) - I have another, one will be RAN FAA, the other RAMAA
1 x Tamiya 1/48 Douglas F4D-1 Skyray (61055) - No idea why, I sold my last one to Volkodav (over on BtS) - I'll put it aside & have a think on it, although an idea is already forming in my warped little mind! :wacko:


In my mind's eye I have this vision of Womby walking down the street with those three kit boxes walking along in convoy behind him, having grown legs of course.  ;D ;)

Something like The Luggage from Terry Pratchett's Discword books:

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #724 on: June 20, 2019, 05:47:47 am »

So, I buys me paints (3 x XF-7 Flat Red) & I'm followed home by;


In my mind's eye I have this vision of Womby walking down the street with those three kit boxes walking along in convoy behind him, having grown legs of course.  ;D ;)

I'm intrigued by the bulk purchase of Flat Red  :unsure:


Also, their model selection has doubled in the last fortnight since I was last in to get some paint. The lass who owns it (I've known her since she was in high school & her dad owned the store) said that model kits & railway stuff have really taken off recently &, if it sells, she's stocking it. Sounds good for the hobby here! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


More power to her elbow  :thumbsup:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #725 on: June 20, 2019, 05:50:13 am »
There are real-world Bo-105 with TOWs. A quick websearch shows Swedish ones as being the most common.

The Spanish have some with an Rh.202 20mm cannon under the belly.

Of course, you could still do TOW or 20mm and make it a whif by putting it in different markings. There are LOTS of Bo.105 users. How about a Finnish one with Russian AT-6 Spiral missiles?

I knew about the Swedish Bo-105s and their TOW fit (actually have one of those planned as a real-world build), I just wasn't clear enough in my wording. I was thinking of a different TOW fit, looks-wise. Not the semi-faired HeliTOW launchers the Sewdes use, but either a "raw" quad-pack as on the Lynx or the streamlined dual-round pods used on the MD-500/OH-6. Another option would be the triple launcher as used on the UH-1 in Vietnam.....

But a Finnish one with AT-6s, hmmm.... oh, you're evil!  :wacko: You know this has to built, right? And not just in a plain green, but in a splinter-y camo like their tanks use, right?
For the sensors, I guess one could use the sighting unit and periscope from a Mi-24 chin, flip it around and stick it on the cockpit roof.
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #726 on: June 20, 2019, 07:52:57 am »
Two Roden VC-10s, one with BOAC colours the other is a RAF K.4
(although both kits have the same sprues) BOAC Tanker anyone :o
That's me sorted for the 'Engines more or less' GB ;D

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #727 on: June 20, 2019, 08:34:47 am »
Wait a minute!! Does this mean 6 or 8 engine VC-10?!  :wub: :wub: ;D :thumbsup:
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #728 on: June 20, 2019, 09:15:51 am »
Wait a minute!! Does this mean 6 or 8 engine VC-10?!  :wub: :wub: ;D :thumbsup:

I guess you'll have to wait and see..... :wacko:

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #729 on: June 20, 2019, 10:04:14 am »
Wait a minute!! Does this mean 6 or 8 engine VC-10?!  :wub: :wub: ;D :thumbsup:

I guess you'll have to wait and see..... :wacko:

Regards
Keith

Now that gives me an idea  :wacko:

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #730 on: June 20, 2019, 10:16:45 am »
Wait a minute!! Does this mean 6 or 8 engine VC-10?!  :wub: :wub: ;D :thumbsup:

I guess you'll have to wait and see..... :wacko:

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Keith

Now that gives me an idea  :wacko:

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Slight thread drift here....
But I can see a twin fuselaged VC-10 with the 8 Engines inbetween the top of the fins... :o

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #731 on: June 20, 2019, 10:31:28 am »
I'm intrigued by the bulk purchase of Flat Red  :unsure:

Nothing special, I just mix my own Hull Red & I like having a couple of spares of any colour lined up, just in case (&, so far, I haven't had a jar of Tamiya paint go "off" before I've finished it, with the exception of a couple of their metallic paints).
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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #732 on: June 20, 2019, 11:30:24 am »


Now that gives me an idea  :wacko:

Gondor


Slight thread drift here....
But I can see a twin fuselaged VC-10 with the 8 Engines inbetween the top of the fins... :o

Regards
Keith


Not from me you won't  ;D

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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #733 on: June 20, 2019, 12:18:05 pm »
Wait a minute!! Does this mean 6 or 8 engine VC-10?!  :wub: :wub: ;D :thumbsup:

I guess you'll have to wait and see..... :wacko:

Regards
Keith

Now that gives me an idea  :wacko:

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Slight thread drift here....
But I can see a twin fuselaged VC-10 with the 8 Engines inbetween the top of the fins... :o

Regards
Keith





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Re: My Stash Grew Again 2019
« Reply #734 on: June 20, 2019, 12:39:56 pm »
That's some nutty stuff right there.  ;D
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